Woman of the Year Award 2013
Presented by Kevin Newson, Senior Partner of Yorkshire Bank
Katherine Kelly is a British actress and recording artist who is known for playing Becky McDonald in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
Katherine was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and grew up in both Barnsley and Wakefield, West Yorkshire. She attended Wakefield Girls High School.
Katherine has been nominated for numerous National TV and soap awards and won several including Best Serial Drama Performance – 2012 and Best Exit – 2012 and Best Actress 2009. In early 2013 Katherine played socialite Lady Mae in the ten part ITV1 drama series Mr Selfridge, and subsequently has signed on to appear in a second series of the show.