Played "The Fool" in William Shakespeare
's "King Lear" and "Helena" in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" - International tour (1990).
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I'm very lucky I write as well. I don't see how I could be as effective a mother as I'd like to be if I had to go away and act all the time. So I've sort of pulled back from acting, which is fine, because I've found over the years - and this was a surprise to me - that I can get the same kind of creative satisfaction from writing as I have heretofore gotten out of acting...
She was a member of the Cambridge Footlights and in 1981, along with Stephen Fry
, Tony Slattery
, Hugh Laurie
, Paul Dwyer
and Paul Shearer
, she became the winner of the first ever Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.