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Chirpy Cockney hostess Monica Rose returned from Hughie’s previous game show, Double Your Money. Sick of being thought of as a mindless TV hostess, Monica ploughed her savings into a play in a theatre in Morecambe when the TV show ended – but lost it when the show went bust.

By 1980 she was in hospital suffering from nervous exhaustion. She managed to find a nice husband and become a born-again Christian but sadly had to have a hysterectomy and was unable to have children. Never fully recovering, sad and working in a supermarket in Leicester, Monica committed suicide on 8 February 1994. She was 45.

Hughie Green
Monica Rose
Audrey Graham