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Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell was born on April 16, 1933 in Stockport, Cheshire, England as Joan Dawson Rowlands. She is an actress and writer, known for On the Town (1978), Out of the West (1967) and The Sunday Programme (1994). She was previously married to Jack Emery and Michael Bakewell. See full bio »
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 2001/I Iris
BBC Presenter
 1989 Mother Love (TV Mini-Series)
TV Commentartor
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... TV Commentartor
 1988 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
TV Interviewer
- Rumpole and the Barrow Boy (1988) ... TV Interviewer
 1986 First Among Equals (TV Mini-Series)
TV Interviewer
- Episode #1.9 (1986) ... TV Interviewer
 1976 The Barry Humphries Show (TV Series)
 1968 Pick of the Year (TV Movie)
 1968 The Touchables
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 1968 Cold Comfort Farm (TV Mini-Series)
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- Doom (1968) ... Narrator (voice)
- Woodshed (1968) ... Narrator (voice)
- Folk (1968) ... Narrator (voice)
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Police recruitment campaign.

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dame Joan Bakewell | Joan Bakewell CBE | Joan Bakewell DBE
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Personal Quote:

I think the fact that people are phased out, people like Moira Stuart and Selina (Selina Scott) - out of the public eye - when they become a certain age is a real disadvantage to serious broadcasting. There's a whole segment of the British population that does not see its equivalent in serious broadcasting and that is women over 55. Now, that is not healthy for a broadcasting organisation's ... See more »

Trivia:

British Culture Secretary, Chris Smith, appointed her as the new Chair of the British Film Institute in 1999. She has been a BFI Governor since 1994, and served as Deputy Chair to Alan Parker, now Chairman of the newly formed industry organisation, the Film Council. See more »

Nickname:

The Thinking Man's Crumpet

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