Sherrie Hewson

Sherrie Hewson

Actor, presenter, broadcaster, television personality and novelist.

She is known for her roles on the ITV soap operas Coronation Street, Crossroads, and Emmerdale

She was a panelist on lunchtime chat show Loose Women and currently plays Joyce Temple-Savage in the ITV sitcom Benidorm.

In 2015, she came sixth place in Celebrity Big Brother.

Hewson's television and screen career began in the early 1970s with early television appearances in Z Cars, The Moonstone and Within These Walls. In 1975, she joined the Carry On team for the film Carry On Behind and was subsequently cast in several episodes of the Carry On Laughing television series.

Sherrie had a talent for comedy which saw her get invited to join Russ Abbot's Madhouse series where she remained an integral part of his team for over ten years, later appearing in The Russ Abbot Show. Other comedy appearances included roles in Home to Roost, Home James!, Never the Twain and Haggard, while she was also a popular foil for various comedians, including Stanley Baxter, Les Dawson, Little and Large, Cannon and Ball and Les Dennis. Her most famous role during this period was as Mary in the popular sitcom In Loving Memory with Thora Hird and Christopher Beeny.

In 1993, Hewson was cast as Maureen Webster in the UK's longest-running soap opera, Coronation Street, the dizzy, accident-prone supermarket assistant.

However, in 1997, Coronation Street's new producer Brian Park axed a number of characters, Maureen was among them. Hewson's final episode was broadcast in October 1997. In December 2006, she returned as Maureen Webster for two episodes and a brief stint.

In 2012, Sherrie joined the cast of the sitcom Benidorm. Since its fifth series, she appears as Joyce Temple-Savage, the new manager of the Solana Hotel.

In August 2015, Sherrie Hewson took part and was a contestant in the sixteenth series of Channel 5 television show Celebrity Big Brother. She reached the final on Day 29, and finished in sixth place.

In February 2016, Sherrie won the role of Mrs. Slocombe, in a remake of the BBC's 1970's and 1980's sitcom Are You Being Served? taking over the part made famously by the late Mollie Sugden.

In August 2016, Hewson announced that she is to leave Loose Women after 14 years.

Sherrie is now in much demand for personal appearances and on the After Dinner and Corporate Entertainment circuit.

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