AN ACTRESS nurturing her North-East roots hopes to inspire the next generation of all-singing, all-dancing stage stars through a series of performance workshops. Zoe Birkett, who recently completed a UK tour sharing the lead role in The Bodyguard musical, took time out of her busy schedule to offer practical lessons to would-be performers. The two-day Summer Stars workshop, hosted by Consett-born and Darlington
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Zoe took her final bow last night as she played the lead role in The Bodyguard Musical for the last time. What an amazing 12 months it's been for our Zoe! She's wowed sell out theatre goers with her amazing vocals and brilliant acting playing Rachael Marron. We caught up backstage with Zoe on her last leg of the tour in Sunderland and managed to get some snaps to share with you all.    
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Last month, Zoe was over in NYC. She's sorted out her agent and is preparing for the big move in September. While she was there she managed to bag herself a gig at the fantastic Broadway Sessions... they've posted some fantastic video's up of Zoe performing. Sit back, relax and enjoy!
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The all new Zoe Birkett Official Website is now here! We'll be working toward giving you more content, competitions and interaction with the leading lady herself! Stay tuned and don't forget to sign up to the mailing list for exclusive downloads.
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Zoe is up for another award, West End Awards - Understudy of the Year in any production of a Play or Musical (Female). Click on the image below to vote & remember spread the word!
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Zoe Birkett full of excitement for headline stint in The Bodyguard at Sunderland Empire Credit: Simon Duke // What's On - Evening Chronicle The Consett singer and ex Pop Idol contestant has been touring the country in the role made famous by the late Whitney Houston. She’s already having a ball emulating her musical idol in The Bodyguard but things are going to get better for Zoe Birkett in the spring whe
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THE BODYGUARD Starring Zoe Birkett Cliffs Pavilion - 15th - 26th September 2015 The first thing I realise when I'm chatting to Zoe Birkett, is that it is just that, a chat - it doesn't feel like an interview. I phone Zoe for our interview and the first thing she says is, "The reception here is rubbish - I'll run outside and call you back." A minute later she's back. "Sorry about that darlin'." County Durh
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We caught up with Zoe recently to discuss The Bodyguard, NYC & more... What a crazy 12 months you've had! First you're back on our TV screens on Big Brother, now your playing the lead role in The Bodyguard The Musical as Rachael Marron. How did that come about? Well I think it's always good in your career to take a risk, so when I was approached to do BB, I knew it could be a risk but I also knew that it wo
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Zoe performed with Craig Colton at Scott Alan's secret gig on May 3rd at St. James Theatre. They sang 'The Journey'... [embedyt][/embedyt]
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These official Bodyguard photographs show Zoe at her best during the show playing Rachel Marron. These images have been used for the brand new official tour program featuring Zoe as the leading lady. These programmes are available to purchase from the theatre's when Zoe performs. Head over to the picture gallery to see more! [cpg_albumnew:25,5]
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   Meet Zoe Birkett

Zoe Birkett (born 16 June 1985, Consett, County Durham, England) is an English singer. She was one of the youngest contestants on the first series of the ITV singing competition Pop Idol in 2001, being only 16 at the time.

Zoe began attending stage school when she was just three years old. She had had hopes of being a performer and had previously auditioned unsuccessfully to be in S Club 7, finishing in the final 12.

In 2002, Zoe finished fourth on the first series of Pop Idol, behind Will Young, Gareth Gates and Darius Danesh, and being the highest placed female on the show. During the programme, she performed such songs as Whitney Houston’s “One Moment in Time”, “I Will Always Love You” and...

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