Brooke is an actress and casting director best remembered for her role as Kelly Taylor in Eastenders.
Her half-brother, Ben Kinsella (16), was killed in a knife attack in 2008. Since then, she had campaigned tirelessly against knife crime. She made a BBC documentary titled Why Ben? and was given a special advisory role for anti-knife crime by the coalition government in 2010.
She was awarded the MBE in the 2011 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to the Prevention of Knife Crime.
Follow Brooke on Twitter: @brookekinsella.