Helena Bonham Carter reveals why she loved playing Crossroads star Noele Gordon

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Get daily headlines and breaking news alerts for FREE by signing up to our newsletterFor Helena Bonham Carter, Noele Gordon 's defiant chat-show ­appearance after being sacked from Crossroads in 1981 shows exactly why she loved playing the soap legend in the new drama, Nolly. Helena, who has two teenage children, says: "She's quite useful because she legitimises my bossy side. (Image: ITV/REX/Shutterstock)As Midlands motel owner Meg, Noele was watched by 15 million viewers three time a week. She says: "It's for anybody who's been sacked, anybody who's been bullied, anybody who's been badly treated. She just said, 'If you're a woman, you're not married, you don't have children, then you're viewed as strange and odd'."
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