Originally from Glasgow, Alison 'Al' McKenzie moved away to London to get away from drunken and abusive father. In London she met Maxi and Tina Purvis and formed a small time Peckham Boot Gang.
As part of the Peckham Boot Gang she was sentenced to 30 Months for GBH and handling stolen goods. She was later held on remand with Maxi for the murder of Virginia O'Kane, she was later found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment.
Whilst in Larkhall Edit
Al was a member of the "Peckham Boot Gang", known for her strong Scottish accent. She initially bullies Shaz Wiley (Lindsey Fawcett), kills Virginia O'Kane (Kate O'Mara) and eventually assists her best friend Maxi Purvis (Kerry Norton) in suicide. Al is poisoned and dies in Series 6.