Patricia Bredin

Patricia Bredin ( born 1934 in Hull married Patricia Bredin - McCulloch ) is a British singer, actress and author who lives in Canada.

Life and work

Bredin to a wider audience in 1957 was known when she took part in the British preliminary decision to Euro Vision Song Contest. Although she had not participated in the semi-final rounds, she was allowed, as well as Malcolm Lockyer, a version of the selected into the final song to sing All that emerged as the winner title. In a separate vote was selected by a jury to be the first British representative at the competition. When Euro Vision Song Contest 1957 in Frankfurt am Main, she reached the seventh place among ten participants with a total of six points. Composed of Reynell Wreford and lyrics written by Alan Stranks song - with just over two minutes in length to the shortest today Eurovision Song Contest contribution - was never released as a single.

In 1959 she starred in the comedy film Left, Right & Centre at the side of Ian Carmichael. The following year, she played a lead role in the adventure film The Treasure of Monte Cristo. Other roles in films and television series followed. After her marriage she moved to Canada, where she began to write books. Success they had with the novel My fling on the farm. It appears today as a singer.