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Lesley Ann Manville CBE is an English actress known for her frequent collaborations with Mike Leigh, appearing in the films Grown-Ups, High Hopes, Secrets & Lies, Topsy-Turvy, All or Nothing, Vera Drake, Another Year, and Mr. Turner

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Lesley Manville STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
BAM Off-Broadway Revival, 2018
Mary Tyrone

[West End]
West End Revival, 2013
Helene Alving

[Off-Broadway]
1982
Patient Griselda/Nell/Jeanine

[West End]
Original London Production, 1972
Princess in 1897

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Lesley Manville Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2018 - Best Actress

Lesley Manville , Long Day's Journey Into Night

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Any Winehouse's 'Frank' Gets Anniversary Reissue With 2LP Picture Disc & Release Of Digital EPs

celebrate the anniversary of Amy Winehouse's 'Frank' with a 2LP picture disc and EPs.They are now available digitally for the very first time. Each EP includes B-sides, alternate takes and live versions of early singles, including “Best Friend (Acoustic)”, “(There Is) No Greater Love – AOL Session”, and “Take the Box (The Headquarters Mix).”

Mark Strong and Lesley Manville to Star in Robert Icke's OEDIPUS in the West End

Oedipus, a new adaptation created by Robert Icke after Sophocles, is set to have a West End run. Learn additional details and see how to purchase tickets!

THE COLOR PURPLE, MAESTRO & More Nominated For SAG Awards - Full List of Nominations!

This morning, nominees for the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honoring outstanding individual, cast and ensemble performances for the past year were announced. Check out the full list of nominations, which include Danielle Brooks, Bradley Cooper, Carey Mulligan, Hannah Waddingham, the cast of The Gilded Age, and more.

Video: Watch the Final Trailer For THE CROWN With Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II

Netflix released the video trailer for Season 6 Part 2 of The Crown, previewing what will be the conclusion of Peter Morgan’s epic, award-winning drama. These final 6 episodes, which premiere on Netflix on December 14th, will draw to a close the genre-defining prestige royal saga that has been on screens since 2016.

Broadway Streaming Guide: December 2023 - Where to Watch MAESTRO & More

2023 is going out with a bang with new movies, series, and albums to keep Broadway fans entertained all month long. From Bradley Cooper's Maestro to the soundtrack for the new movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple, December's streaming guide has something for everyone!

Video: Watch Imelda Staunton In THE CROWN Final Season Teaser; Two-Part Season Will Premiere This Year

The 6th season of THE CROWN will close out the genre-defining prestige royal saga that has been on screens since 2016. The 6th season of THE CROWN will close out the genre-defining prestige royal saga that has been on screens since 2016. Watch the video teaser now!

THE CROWN Season Five Sets Blu-Ray & DVD Release

This dramatization tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that shaped her reign. It’s a new decade, and the royal family are facing what may be their biggest challenge yet” proving their continued relevance in ‘90s Britain. As Diana and Charles wage a media war, cracks begin to splinter the royal foundation.

Independent Theatre's GHOSTS Comes to Adelaide This Winter

More than a hundred years since it appalled critics, excited audiences and was reviled by the press, Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts remains as engaging and challenging as ever. Independent Theatre will bring this controversial masterpiece of world theatre to Adelaide audiences this winter. 

Lesley Manville, Sophie Thomspon, Alison Steadman, and Noma Dumezweni Will Guest Star at Crazy Coqs

Olivier Award-winning actress Lesley Manville will be the first star of stage and screen to be interviewed by Avril Freck (AKA Fiona Lindsay) as part of a brand new series of evenings of conversation, music and dancing to be held at London’s intimate live performance venue, The Crazy Coqs at Brasserie Zédel.

Steven Spielberg, Michelle Yeoh & More Win Golden Globe Awards - Full List of Winners!

Winners included Steven Spielberg for The Fablmans, Michelle Yeoh for Everything Everywhere All at Once, Austin Butler for Elvis, Justin Hurwitz for Babylon, Amanda Seyfried for The Dropout, Jennifer Coolidge for The White Lotus, and more. Check out the full list of winners now!

MIKE LEIGH AT THE BBC Now Streaming on The Criterion Channel

In the seventeen years between his first two theatrical features (1971’s BLEAK MOMENTS and 1988’s HIGH HOPES), Mike Leigh, the great humanist of British cinema, sharpened his distinctive voice and famously improvisatory process at the BBC, where he directed a string of striking, bittersweet slice-of-life dramas built on sharply etched characters.

Over £75,000 Has Been Raised For Acting For Others at This Year's ONE NIGHT ONLY at The Ivy, West Street

Theatrical charity Acting for Others has announced that over £75,000 has been raised at this year's One Night Only that returned to The Ivy, West Street on Sunday 4 December for the first time following the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Hugh Jackman, Jeremy Pope & More Nominated For Golden Globes - Full List of Nominations!

The 2023 Golden Globe nominations have been announced. Notable nominees include Hugh Jackman, Imelda Staunton, Jeremy Pope, Tony Kushner, Brendan Fraser, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Jessica Chastain, Emma Thompson, Andrew Garfield, Steve Martin, Martin Short, F. Murray Abraham, and more. Check out the complete list of nomination now!

Eugene O'Hare THE DRY HOUSE Among Shows Announced for Marylebone Theatre's Second Season

Following the announcement of the music, comedy and spoken word elements of its second season, Marylebone Theatre has announced three exciting plays for spring 2023.  Learn more about the lineup here!

Acting For Others Announces ONE NIGHT ONLY at The Ivy, Featuring Adjoa Andoh, Annette Badland, Jim Carter, and More!

Theatrical charity Acting for Others and The Ivy has announced the return of One Night Only at The Ivy on London Theatreland's West Street, on Sunday 4 December 2022.

DANGEROUS LIAISONS Renewed For Season Two at STARZ

Ahead of its November 6 series premiere, STARZ has greenlit a second season of “Dangerous Liaisons.” Season two of the seductive drama series, featuring the iconic literary lovers the Marquise de Merteuil (played by Alice Englert) and the Vicomte de Valmont (played by Nicholas Denton) will be filmed in Prague, Czech Republic.

Wake Up With BWW 10/21: MJ Halloween Special, Meet the Cast of FIDDLER in Yiddish, and More!

Top stories include an update on Anthony Rapp's lawsuit against Kevin Spacey. Plus, Garth Drabinsky sues Actors' Equity for defamation. In more positive news, meet the cast of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, returning soon off-Broadway! Also, MJ will celebrate Halloween with a special performance on Monday, October 31st at 7:00PM.

VIDEO: Netflix Debuts THE CROWN Season Five Trailer Starring Imelda Staunton

The trailer showcases the new cast –  Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II, Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as  Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, Claudia Harrison as Princess Anne, Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles, and more. Watch the new video trailer now!

Photos: First Look at Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II in THE CROWN

Check out photos from season five of The Crown featuring a new cast led by Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II. The photos feature Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip, Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret, Dominic West as Prince Charles, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana, Claudia Harrison as Princess Anne, Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles.

VIDEO: STARZ Shares DANGEROUS LIAISONS Series Trailer

“Dangerous Liaisons” is the new drama featuring the literary lovers, the Marquise de Merteuil (Alice Englert) and the Vicomte de Valmont (played by Nicholas Denton). Travel back to 1700s Paris to see how Merteuil and Valmont came to be in this bold prelude to this classic story that oscillates between love and war. Watch the video trailer!

Lesley Manville FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Lesley Manville has not appeared on Broadway.

Lesley Manville has appeared on London's West End in 4 shows.

Lesley Manville's first West End show was I and Albert which opened in 1972

Lesley Manville has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for her performances in "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Ghosts." She also received a Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "Ghosts." Additionally, Manville was nominated for Best Actress at the Evening Standard Awards for her performance in "Ghosts" and again at the Olivier Awards for her role in "Grief."

Lesley Manville has won the Best Actress award at the Olivier Awards for her performance in the play "Ghosts".

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