Helen Manton was born on 4th December 1970. She
trained in singing, Dance and Drama at London’s top stage
school ‘Laine Theatre Arts’, for three years. She became
Laines' student of the year as well as winning an award for
‘Most outstanding student’.
Heidi's Theatre credits include:-
Princess Ying Yaowalack, ‘King and I’, Theatre Royal, Bath.
Marta, ‘Sound of Music’, Theatre Royal, Bath.
National Star Trail, Runner up, London Palladium.
Duffy, ‘Annie’, Bristol Hippodrome.
Star to be, ‘Annie’, Bristol Hippodrome.
Miss Muffet, ‘Mother Goose’ Billingham Theatre.
Princess, ’Aladdin’, City Varieties, Leeds.
Maid Marian, ‘Babes in the Woods’, Billingham Theatre.
Heidi also played the lead role of Bernadette’s Mother in
promotion for the West End musical ‘Bernadette’.
At nineteen Heidi went to work for ‘Borne Leisure’ as an
Entertainer Redcoat and after only two weeks was promoted to
her own cabaret spot. Her talents were employed further when
she was asked to produce and choreograph the Redcoat shows,
additionally presenting numerous television programmes. She
also produced shows featuring Bernie Clifton, Grotbags and
Stan Boardman. It was at Butlins, while performing in her
own shows in 1993, that she was spotted by Bucks Fizz
Management and was asked to audition for them. Heidi has now
been a member of Bucks Fizz for a longer period than any of
her predecessors , she is also the group’s manager.
2000, Heidi became Mrs. Bobby G - the happy couple tied the
knot in Florida. She told ‘Hello’ magazine, “I felt like
Cinderella. I was excited and so nervous, my legs turned to
jelly. As I reached Bobby in the gazebo, I could see tears
well in his eyes. ’You look beautiful,’ he said, and I
thought I was going to cry.”