Up Close & Personal : Mecca Meets Claire Sweeney

As you will know, we had the amazing Claire Sweeney with us yesterday talking all things soap, celeb and answering your questions live.

If you missed it, don’t worry – it was recorded and can be found below.

We also took some time out to have a quick Q&A for our loyal readers of the Mecca blog. Enjoy!

Who did you have on your wall as posters when you were young ?
Shakin’ Stevens that was when I was really young. I had posters of him, funny isn’t it Shakey S ha ha! Actually and then I thought he was a bit naf and I became obsessed with Sammy Davis Jr. I had a large picture of him on my wall as Mr Bojangles which I thought was very cool.

What is your favourite Pizza Topping ?

What was your first Job?
My first job was working in my dad’s butchers shop

Who was your first celeb crush?
Well it was weird really as it was a man and a woman, it was Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford. I loved the film the romantic drama, The Way We Were which they both starred in

What makes you laugh the most?
My son

Who is the most famous person in your phone ?
God rest his soul but it’s Patrick Swayze, I did Guys and Dolls with him at the Piccadilly theatre in London’s West End in 2006, he was an amazing man.

Tell us something naughty you did as a child?
Well me and a friend once took a Breakaway from a shop and forgot to pay, well kind of realised as we were walking out but we didn’t dare go back in.

What song would you sing at Karaoke?
Bohemian Rhapsody

Who is your hero ?
My little boy, my son


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