1. Aldred was born in Greenwich, London, but grew up in nearby Blackheath.
2. In January 1992, she guested in More than a Messiah, one of the Stranger original videos starring Colin Baker, also formerly of Doctor Who.
3. Aldred has presented and sung in several BBC Schools Radio series, including Singing Together, Music Workshop, Time and Tune and Music Box.
4. She has also reprised her role as Ace in the 1993 30th anniversary charity special Dimensions in Time and the Doctor Who audio plays produced by Big Finish Productions.
5. Throughout the 2000s she has worked extensively as a voice-over artist for television advertisements,
6. She co-wrote the hardcover nonfiction book, Ace, The Inside Story of the End of An Era with Mike Tucker, published by Virgin Publishing in 1996. .
7. Aldred provided voices for the 2009 series Dennis and Gnasher, including that of title character Dennis the Menace.
8. She was also a former presenter of the 1996 CITV Saturday morning magazine programme; WOW!.
9. In November 2013 she appeared in the one-off 50th anniversary comedy homage The Five Doctors Reboot.
10. Aldred had a relationship with comedian Les Dennis during his first marriage. She married actor Vince Henderson on 12 July 1997.
11. They have two sons, Adam and William, who make occasional convention appearances with their mother.