Later, her father worked for a large manufacturing firm making gold rings and other jewellery. Aged 19, she became part of the Corps de Ballet and later a soloist, but her ballet career was brought to an abrupt halt by the Iranian Revolution. She was forced to flee the country and returned to the UK with little in the way of money and possessions.
Seeking new work she auditioned for the Bernard Delfont Organisation, which was responsible for a number of big summer resort shows and touring productions. She met Daniels on 23 May at rehearsals for the show, which were held at a church hall in London. After winter work in pantomime, McGee joined Daniels again for his summer season in Bournemouth. She then performed in his London stage show It's Magic, which opened on 10 December and which, by the time it closed 14 months later, had become the longest running magic shows ever to play in the West End.
That series continued until and regularly attracted audiences of 15 million in the UK and was sold to 43 countries. She celebrated by appearing on TV to perform a trick accompanied by Daniels as her assistant "The Lovely Paul", who was not allowed to speak during the performance.
Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. May Learn how and when to remove this template message In , McGee and Daniels were the subjects of an episode of a documentary filmed by Louis Theroux. The episode, titled When Louis Met It gave us great publicity. In May , she appeared on The X Factor: Debbie and Paul were knocked out in the first round of the talent show.
She took part in Celebrity MasterChef in In August , it was announced that McGee would be appearing as a contestant on the fifteenth series of Strictly Come Dancing where her professional dance partner was Giovanni Pernice.
Also, according to the biography on her personal website, she has been writing a book for a long time. The firm was criticised in the Daily Mail for taking fees from prospective models but not being able to find them work.