The nicer half of the Stevens twins, Grange Hill's Julie Buckfield
progressed to Hollyoaks and hasn't stopped working!
DOB: 10 April 1976
Theatre: JACK AND
THE BEANSTALK (1991-92?); Anne in EYAM; Young Eponine
in LES MISERABLES; OLD TIME MUSIC HALL; Cherry Kola
in RIP VAN WINKLE AND THE FIZZINESS BUSINESS; Title
role in PETER PAN; Sharon in A SLICE OF SATURDAY NIGHT
(1998); Shirley in DON'T ROCK THE BOAT (1999); Shirley
Pemberton in PASSPORT TO PIMLICO (2000); PETER PAN (Newcastle-upon-Tyne
TV: Natalie Stevens
in GRANGE HILL (BBC 1990-1993); Emma Price in THE BILL
(Thames 1993); Rosie Shipley in PIE IN THE SKY (BBC);
Nicola in LONDON'S BURNING; Amanda in EXPERT WITNESS;
Julie Matthews in HOLLYOAKS (C4 1995-1997, 2002); Nurse
Esme Price in THE BILL (Thames 1998); THE DISNEY CLUB
SUMMER SPECIAL (Scottish 1997); Saskia Lovell in CASUALTY
(BBC 2004); Sarah Francis in HOLBY CITY (BBC 2006)
EDUCATION: Sylvia Young
Theatre School, London. Her sister Clare also attended.
STRANGE BUT TRUE: Julie's
sister Clare originally auditioned for the part of Natalie Stevens
in Grange Hill. Strangely enough, Julie auditioned for the role
of Chrissy Mainwaring - this might have caused casting problems
when it came to introducing Natasha Stevens a few years later!
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS:
Skating (roller and ice), football, dancing, Keep Fit, gymnastics.