Gwen had been married to Laurie for nearly twenty years, however they divorced shortly before she moved to the street in October 1999. Gwen secured a job as a machinist at Underworld. Later becoming friends with Jim McDonald, who had served in the same regiment as her husband, she confessed to him that Laurie used to assault her.
First and last lines
"Yes love, what's up?" (First line, to Hayley Cropper)
"Leave me alone, Janice... leave me alone." (Final line)