British theatre star Marti Webb endured a terrifying brush with death during a secret cancer scare.

The 69-year-old singer/actress, known for her glittering career in stage musicals such as Evita, Annie, and Cats, has spoken for the first time about a bout of ill health which nearly claimed her life eight years ago.

She was diagnosed with a large cancerous growth in her bowel and underwent surgery to have it removed. She kept the health scare a secret and was back on stage just two months after the operation.

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