From The Top - Lesley Johnston

Wednesday, 10th May, 09.30am on Channel 4

At 18 Lesley Johnston successfully beat 40,000 members of the public to win a part on a popular teen soap. Disillusioned with the showbiz lifestyle Lesley chose fulfilment from her work over her finances and decided to quit the glamour in order to pursue a career as a midwife. This is the story of her journey, of choosing the medical profession over being the star of the screen.