Janice Battersby
Vicky Entwistle
(born 15th September 1968 in Accrington) played Janice Battersby in Coronation Street between January 1997 and March 2011.

She trained at the Drama Centre in London and, prior to joining Coronation Street, made other television appearances in Our Time, Against All Odds and The Bill, and appeared on stage in Night Must Fall and Like a Virgin.

Since leaving the role of Janice, she has returned to theatre with roles in Aladdin, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Funny Peculiar alongside Craig Gazey, The Vagina Monologues, Sleeping Beauty, The Rise and Fall of Little Voice opposite Chris Gascoyne, and most notably as Madame Thenardier in the West End production of Les Miserables.

Away from acting, she released her own fitness DVD WOW!: Vicky's Weight Off Workout! in 2006, and in 2013, she appeared on Celebrity Big Brother along with her former Street husband Bruce Jones.

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