Jean Rogers became a regular in Emmerdale Farm exactly 40 years ago this year as the second person to play Dolly, the wife of Matt Skilbeck played by Emmerdale original actor Frederick Pyne. The audience took to Jean's portrayal of Dolly very quickly and she soon became a household name. In this interview with Ashley she takes an affectionate trip down memory lane and compares the Emmerdale she joined in 1980 with the one she left a decade or so later.
You can enjoy 4 NEW Distinct Nostalgia shows every single week
We have a specials day where we have docs, comedy, drama and themed interviews and reunions.
We have a regular weekly Distinct Nostalgia soap day. Loads of retro soap chat with the actual stars who were there ...
The regular Distinct Nostalgia programme moves to the weekend with a variety of shows celebrating all our tv and film yesterdays
And then we’ve the Distinct Nostalgia Mind of the Month Quiz with Andy Hoyle on Sundays. (note: the quiz is taking a break during September and will return in October).
Distinct Nostalgia - 4 Times A Week plus a treasure trove of programmes to listen to any time at DistinctNostalgia.com
Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/distinctnostalgia)