Best known for her roles in EastEnders and The Bill , actress Roberta Taylor is also an accomplished writer, and this moving memoir of her early life has spent weeks on the bestseller lists.
Roberta's distinctive voice really brings Too Many Mothers to life in this portrait of an embattled family at war with itself and the outside world; From petty crime: pet monkeys, tender romance to emotional blackmail, illegitimacy, adoption and even murder, Roberta Taylor has written a bittersweet and memoir of her early life.
' A remarkable emotional memoir.' - The Times
' A gut-wrenching memoir that still has you gasping with laughter. A hell of a book ' - Frank McCourt , author of Angela's Ashes
' [An] affectionate memoir every bit as dramatic as any television soap. '
Roberta Taylor is one of Britain's most respected actresses. In 1997 she became a household name when she played Irene Raymond in the BBC soap Eastenders . She now stars as Gina Gold in ITV's The Bill . She lives in London.
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