Linda Patricia Mary Robson, an English actress and television host, was born on March 13, 1958. She is well known for her roles as Tracey Stubbs in Birds of a Feather (1989–1998; 2014–2020) and as a regular panelist on Loose Women (2012–2018; 2020–present) on ITV.
Robson appeared in numerous films as a young actor while a founding member of Anna Scher’s Theatre School.
Robson was born to an English father and an Irish mother in Islington, London.
Her sisters number two. a graduate of Ecclesbourne Primary School, where Anna Scher established her theatre school in 1968 with Pauline Quirke and Robson among the first enrollees. She later attended the Young Actors Theatre and Shelburne Secondary School for Girls, both in Islington. Highbury Fields School has since merged with Shelburne Secondary School for Girls.
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In the 1970s, Robson made his acting debut in a number of supporting roles in films like Shine on Harvey Moon, Harry’s Game, Survivors, and Junket 89. She was a founder member of London’s Anne Scher’s Theatre School, where several British celebrities, such as Martin Kemp and Daniel Kaluuya, received their training.
Later, Robson made appearances on shows including The Bill and Crossroads. After Birds of a Feather became a hit, she re-appeared alongside Pauline Quirke in Jobs for the Girls. She was a member of the original cast of Grumpy Old Women Live, a spin-off of the television series Grumpy Old Women written by Jenny Eclair and Judith Holder, together with Dillie Keane and Jenny Eclair. She narrated Britain’s Youngest Brides for ITV on August 9, 2007. Robson competed on Celebrity MasterChef in July 2008, however she was eliminated early.
In a guest role as the mother of a young guy with bipolar disorder in the BBC drama series Casualty, Robson made an appearance in July 2010. Prior to the 2012 season of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, Robson was the first celebrity to land in Australia. However, Robson was eliminated on the 13th day in the camp on November 23, 2012, placing him in ninth position.
Robson participated in Gareth Malone’s “All Star Choir” in November 2014, which released a cover of Wake Me Up to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need. On the Official UK Singles Chart, the song peaked at number one.
In the 2011 movie Anuvahood, Robson played Pauline, K’s mother. Robson competed in the 12th season of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! in 2012, finishing in ninth place. Robson made an appearance on ITV’s Tipping Point Lucky Stars on November 12, 2016.
With her Birds of a Feather co-star Lesley Joseph, Robson took part in Celebrity Coach Trip’s eighth season in 2022.
Revival of Birds of a Feather
It was revealed in 2013 that Birds of a Feather would return for a tenth season, broadcasting on the ITV network this time. On January 2, 2014, the first episode aired to an audience of over 8 million people. It was revealed in 2014 that Birds of a Feather would return for an eleventh series after a successful tenth, which premiered on December 26 of that same year. It was revealed in March 2015 that ITV has ordered a third resurrected series (twelfth overall), which premiered in January 2016.
Plans were made for the upcoming series to premiere in 2017. However, no full series has yet started filming. When Nigel Lythgoe appeared to imply that the series had come to an end in February 2019, confusion ensued. But as reported by internet Spy, an ITV official later verified that this was untrue.
ITV has confirmed a new series will air, and it was hoped to begin filming this year to commemorate the sitcom’s 30th anniversary. However, due to Lesley Joseph’s hectic schedule, this has subsequently been postponed. For this Christmas, a 2020 special has been produced without Pauline Quirke, who left acting to focus on other projects.
Robson has spent her entire life in Islington, London. She has three kids and is married. Tony Tyler, her longtime boyfriend, gave birth to their first child, Lauren, while her husband Mark, whom she wed in 1990, gave birth to other children.
Chain-smoking Robson’s father passed away at age 57 from lung cancer. In August 2012, her mother also passed away from cancer. In honor of her father, Robson voiced an interactive video campaign for the British Lung Foundation in October 2013 that aimed to outlaw smoking in cars with children inside.
Robson revealed on Loose Women that she used to visit and talk to Boris Johnson when he lived in Islington. Robson is an admirer of Boris Johnson. She expressed her sadness when it was revealed that he had resigned as prime minister.
Louis Dunford, a singer and songwriter, is one of Robson’s three children.