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Sarah Lancashire

Highest Rated:   100% The Dresser (2015)
Lowest Rated:   31% Dad's Army (2016)
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In 1981, began to suffer from clinical depression. From 1986, due to a scarcity of acting roles, supported herself financially by working as a drama teacher at Salford University for five years. Made her West End debut in 1990 in Blood Brothers. Daughter of television scriptwriter, Geoffrey Lancashire, who notably worked on ITV soap Coronation Street; she joined the show in 1991 as popular recurring character, Raquel Watts. Signed an exclusive deal with ITV, worth 1.3 million; making her Britain's highest-paid actress. In 1993, experienced a nervous breakdown, confiding only in her family, and did not take time off work until her mother forced her to seek medical help. Has stated that remaining single for five years, attending therapy sessions and taking antidepressants helped her overcome her illness. Played Adelaide in Guys and Dolls in the West End in 2005. As actress and director, is known for Happy Valley (2014). Was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
90% The First Film
  • Actor
2016
31% Dad's Army
  • Mrs. Pike
$4.7M 2016
100% The Dresser
  • Madge
2015
No Score Yet Wuthering Heights
  • Nelly
2009
72% When Did You Last See Your Father?
  • Beaty
$0.8M 2008
No Score Yet Oliver Twist
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Gentlemen's Relish
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Sons & Lovers
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Back Home
  • Peggy Dickinson
2001
No Score Yet Gentlemen's Relish
  • Violet Askey
2001
No Score Yet Masterpiece Theatre
  • Coral Atkins
1999

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
89% Kiri
2018
  • Miriam
  • 2018
No Score Yet The Zoo
2017
  • Narrator
  • 2018
100% Happy Valley
2014-2016
  • Catherine Cawood
  • 2016
98% Last Tango in Halifax
2012-2017
  • Caroline
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
90% The Paradise
2012-2013
  • Miss Audrey
  • 2014
  • 2013
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Miss Whisset Mrs. Corney Coral Atkins Nelly Miss Audrey
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2009
  • 2000
  • 1989
92% Doctor Who
2006
  • Actor
  • 2008
No Score Yet Inspector George Gently
2008-2017
  • Actor

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