To my dear friends and fans, what can I tell you except what a fucking pickle I am in?! It is incredible that I’ve been going around with a dodgy hip for 8 months and doing these wonderful shows which I loved. Half of it was a nightmare – the pain – but the band, the crew, the music, the songs, ...

Marianne is one of the subjects featured in the latest series of 'Who Do You Think You Are?' where she investigates her mother Eva's early life, as a dancer in 1920s Berlin- the era immortalised in the film Cabaret. Marianne also discovers her half-Jewish mother's precarious existence in Vienna during World War Two and investigates whether there is any truth in ...