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Lynda La Plante


Lynda La Plante was born on March 15, 1943 in Newton, Lancashire, England as Lynda J Titchmarsh. She is a writer and actress, known for Bella Mafia (1997), Above Suspicion (2009) and Prime Suspect 3 (1993). She was previously married to Richard La Plante. See full bio »
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Bella Mafia
Bella Mafia Writer
(1997)
Above Suspicion
(2009-2012)
Prime Suspect 3
(1993)
Killer Net
Killer Net Writer
(1998)

Filmography

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 2018 Widows (characters) (post-production)
 2017 Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series) (book by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (book by)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (book by)
  Above Suspicion (TV Series) (5 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011) (book - 3 episodes, 2010) (creator - 3 episodes, 2010)
- Deadly Intent Part 3 (2011) ... (writer)
- Deadly Intent Part 2 (2011) ... (writer)
  Prime Suspect (TV Series) (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by - 12 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by - 1 episode, 2011)
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by)
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by)
  Trial & Retribution (TV Series) (1 episode, 2004) (written by - 13 episodes, 1997 - 2007) (creator - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (devised & written by - 4 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (writer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (deviser - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- Siren: Part 1 (2009) ... (creator)
- The Box: Part 1 (2008) ... (writer)
- Conviction: Part 2 (2008) ... (creator)
- Conviction: Part 1 (2008) ... (creator)
- Mirror Image: Part 1 (2007) ... (writer)
 2008 The Commander: Abduction (TV Movie)
 2007 The Commander: The Fraudster (TV Movie)
 2006 The Commander: Blacklight (TV Movie) (storyline deviser) / (written by)
 2006 Cold Shoulder (TV Movie)
 2005 The Commander: Blackdog (TV Movie) (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
 2005 The Commander: Virus (TV Movie) (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
 2003 The Commander (TV Movie)
 2002 Widows (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Hour Four (2002) ... (written by)
- Hour Three (2002) ... (written by)
- Hour Two (2002) ... (written by)
- Hour One (2002) ... (written by)
 2002 Framed (TV Movie) (1992 film "Framed")
 2001 The Warden (TV Movie) (story "The Governor")
 2001 Mind Games (TV Movie) (creator)
  Supply & Demand (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1998) (written by - 5 episodes, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998)
- Blood Ties: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Blood Ties: Part 1 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Golden Goose: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Golden Goose: Part 1 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Raw Recruit: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Killer Net (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 4 episodes, 1998) (writer - 4 episodes, 1998)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1997 Bella Mafia (TV Movie) (novel) / (teleplay)
 1997 Supply & Demand (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 1996 The Prosecutors (TV Movie)
  The Governor (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- Episode #2.6 (1996) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (written by)
 1995 She's Out (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (written by)
 1994 The Lifeboat (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Troubled Waters (1994) ... (writer)
 1993 Prime Suspect 3 (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (1993) ... (written by)
- Part 1 (1993) ... (written by)
 1993 Comics (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1993 Seekers (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1992 Framed (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
 1992 Prime Suspect 2 (TV Mini-Series) (devised by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (devised by)
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (devised by)
 1992 Civvies (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer)
 1992 Screen One (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Seconds Out (1992) ... (writer)
 1991 Prime Suspect (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (written by)
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hidden Talents (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 Widows 2 (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (writer)
 1983 Widows (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1983) ... (writer)
 1973-1974 The Kids from 47A (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- The Row (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- Binny's Boyfriend (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- The Guiding Light (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- Cinderella (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
- The Meeting (1973) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel (featuring Jane Tennison): Prime Suspect 2 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Linda La Plante | Lynda LaPlante | Lynda Marchal | Lynda Titchmarsh
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She was made a Fellow of the British Film Institute in recognition of her outstanding contribution to television culture. See more »

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