The former child star always had more cookies in her jar than most of the record people she worked with – let alone the hack mob that hovered at her doorstep. She has now written a song, ‘faster than light’, and is an avid reader of New Scientist.
She has also kept her head firmly on her shoulders. Asked if she shouldn’t be collaborating with Brian May, the other science-oriented pop star, Charlotte says: ‘Not really because that would be weird. I feel uncomfortable when I’m around other famous people because it just feels a bit forced.’
Good for her.