2005 - played Miss Babs in "Acorn Antiques The Musical!" at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. It was directed by Trevor Nunn
. The cast included Julie Walters
and Victoria Wood
. She won a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance.
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(On how she developed her character in Wah-Wah) I sought out, wherever we went on location, friends of Richard's who had known the rather remarkable, as I daily discovered, Lady Riva that my character was based on. I tried to incorporate as many of her qualities and idiosyncrasies as I could. I also absorbed all the details of precious film footage of the day, that Richard [E. Grant] found for us...
Her Scottish father David worked as a radiologist, and her English mother Diana was a housewife.
Often plays characters who are fun-loving and/or eccentric.