Women who make the world go round, writes Lynne Mortimer
Actress Jane Lapotaire went to my grammar school and was the guest at prize-giving c. 1967, delighting the entire girls' school by wearing a very short mini-skirt. As 11-year-olds we inherited back stories for all the unmarried teachers. These were ...
Olivia Coleman. Griff Rhys Jones, Clive Owen and Ralph Fiennes among the 25 greatest actors from Suffolk and Norfolk
A former Northgate High School student in Ipswich, Jane was a contempoary of Trevor Nunn at the school. Trained at ... In 2000, while working in France, Lapotaire suffered a cerebral haemorrhage which became the subject of her book Time Out of Mind. 25.
How cake threatens the British way of life
Jane Lapotaire London. • Re I, Daniel Blake: Dr Stephen Smith (Letters, 1 November) might be interested to know that a doctor's sick note is not necessarily the cure-all to benefit problems. I was deprived of benefit for nearly a year despite evidence ...
Obituary: Howard Davies
David Edgar's The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs, a caustic critique of apartheid South Africa, and Pam Gems' Piaf (both 1978), with a star-making performance by Jane Lapotaire, were followed by Bulgakov's The White Guard (which Davies revisited in 2010 at ...