Who is Emily Atack’s mum Kate Robbins? – The Sun | The Sun

KATE Robbins is best known for being the mother of Inbetweeners star Emily Atack.

But did you know the 63-year-old also used to appear on the small screen herself and was once a high-profile singer? Here's everything you need to know.

Who is Emily Atack's mum Kate Robbins?

Emily Atack’s mother is Kate Robbins who rose to fame in the 1980s as a singer.

She managed to grab the number two spot on the British charts with her song More Than In Love.

At the time she was also starring in the soap opera Crossroads.

However, she was mostly known for her long stint in the political satire show Spitting Image, which focused on parodying major figures in the 1980s.

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She voiced the Queen, Princess Diana, Emma Thompson and even Kylie Minogue, plus many more.

Behind the scenes, Robbins wrote the first theme tune for the TV series Surprise, Surprise and has also gone on to appear in a number of TV shows including comedy Dinnerladies, Citizen Khan and Holby City.

How is Kate Robbins related to Paul McCartney?

Kate is a first cousin once removed of Sir Paul McCartney.

Paul is known for his extensive career in music, which began when he was one of The Beatles.

Emily has been pictured hanging out with the music legend's fashion designer daughter Stella McCartney backstage at one of her shows in Paris.

Kate's four siblings also boast impressive careers, her sister is The Royal actress Amy and her actor brother Ted has starred in Chariots Of Fire and Calendar Girls.

She also has two younger sisters – actress and singer Emma, who was married to Teletubbies actor Simon Shelton until his death in January 2018, and Jane, who has starred in First Knight and BBC One daytime soap opera Doctors.

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Is Kate Robbins married?

Kate was previously married to musician Keith Atack.

The couple divorced in 2008 after 19 years of marriage.

How many children does Kate Robbins have?

Kate has three kids.

As well as Emily, Kate and Keith also have a daughter Martha and a son, George.

Martha works in PR, while George works as a musician and TV researcher

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