BAFTA Film Award.
2 wins & 7 nominations.
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Madame Schirmer (as Frances De La Tour)
Miss Ruth Jones (as Frances De La Tour)
She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Billy Rose Theatre in New York City with Alan Howard, Sara Kestelman, Ben Kingsley, David Waller, Patrick Stewart, and John Kane in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
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Frances De La Tour
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I didn't think that Rising Damp
(1974) would have quite the longevity it's enjoying, actually, because at the time we knew it was good because it was very well written by Eric Chappell
, and he wrote characters as well as situations. In fact very little situation happens in this particular situation comedy, it's character based. And we knew it was good but there were a lot of very popular and good...
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier
Theatre Award in 1992 (1991 season) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in "When She Danced".