Sarah Lancashire


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Sarah Lancashire was born on October 4, 1964 in Oldham, Lancashire, England as Sarah-Jane Abigail Lancashire. She is an actress and director, known for Happy Valley (2014), Yesterday (2019) and Seeing Red (2000). She has been married to Peter Salmon since August 22, 2001. They have one child. She was previously married to Gary Hargreaves. See full bio »

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Happy Valley Catherine Cawood
(2014-2016)
Yesterday Liz (Liverpool Stranger)
(2019)
Seeing Red Coral Atkins
(2000)
Clocking Off Yvonne Kolakowski
(2000)

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  Julia (TV Series) (pre-production)
Julia
- Pilot ... Julia
 2020 Alan Bennett's Talking Heads 3 (TV Series)
Gwen Fedder
- An Ordinary Woman (2020) ... Gwen Fedder
 2012-2020 Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series)
Caroline
- Episode #5.4 (2020) ... Caroline
- Episode #5.3 (2020) ... Caroline
- Episode #5.2 (2020) ... Caroline
- Episode #5.1 (2020) ... Caroline
- Episode #4.2 (2016) ... Caroline
 2019 The Accident (TV Series)
Polly Bevan
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Polly Bevan
- Episode #1.3 (2019) ... Polly Bevan
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Polly Bevan
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Polly Bevan
 2019/III Yesterday
Liz (Liverpool Stranger)
 2019 MotherFatherSon (TV Mini-Series)
Angela Howard
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... Angela Howard
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... Angela Howard
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... Angela Howard
- Episode #1.4 (2019) ... Angela Howard
- Episode #1.2 (2019) ... Angela Howard
 2019 Edwardian Britain in Colour (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator
 2017-2018 School of Roars (TV Series)
Mrs. Twirlyhorn / V.I.M.
- Snowed In (2018) ... Mrs. Twirlyhorn
- Lost Property (2018) ... Mrs. Twirlyhorn
- Sports Night (2018) ... Mrs. Twirlyhorn
- The School Inspector (2018) ... Mrs. Twirlyhorn
- The Itchlings (2018) ... Mrs. Twirlyhorn
 2018 National Treasure: Kiri (TV Mini-Series)
Miriam Grayson
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... Miriam Grayson
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... Miriam Grayson
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... Miriam Grayson
- Episode #1.1 (2018) ... Miriam Grayson
 2014-2016 Happy Valley (TV Series)
Catherine Cawood
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... Catherine Cawood
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Catherine Cawood
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... Catherine Cawood
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Catherine Cawood
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... Catherine Cawood
 2016 Dad's Army
Mavis Pike
 2015 The Dresser (TV Movie)
Madge
 2012-2013 The Paradise (TV Series)
Miss Audrey
- Episode #2.2 (2013) ... Miss Audrey
- Episode #2.1 (2013) ... Miss Audrey
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Miss Audrey
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Miss Audrey
- Episode #1.6 (2012) ... Miss Audrey
 2012 Upstairs Downstairs (TV Series)
Miss Whisset
- Somewhere Over the Rainbow (2012) ... Miss Whisset (credit only)
- The Last Waltz (2012) ... Miss Whisset
 2008-2011 Lark Rise to Candleford (TV Series)
Adult Laura
- Episode #4.6 (2011) ... Adult Laura (voice)
- Episode #4.5 (2011) ... Adult Laura (voice)
- Episode #4.4 (2011) ... Adult Laura (voice)
- Episode #4.3 (2011) ... Adult Laura (voice)
- Episode #4.2 (2011) ... Adult Laura (voice)
 2010 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Mallory Brown
- Peace & Love (2010) ... Mallory Brown
 2010 Five Daughters (TV Mini-Series)
Rosemary Nicholls
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Rosemary Nicholls
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Rosemary Nicholls
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Rosemary Nicholls
 2009 All the Small Things (TV Series)
Esther Caddick
- Episode #1.6 (2009) ... Esther Caddick
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... Esther Caddick
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... Esther Caddick
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... Esther Caddick
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... Esther Caddick
 2009 Wuthering Heights (TV Mini-Series)
Nelly
- Part 2 (2009) ... Nelly
- Part 1 (2009) ... Nelly
 2008 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Miss Foster
- Partners in Crime (2008) ... Miss Foster
 2007 Oliver Twist (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Corney
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Mrs. Corney
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Mrs. Corney
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Mrs. Corney
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Mrs. Corney
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... Mrs. Corney
 2007 Sex, the City and Me (TV Movie)
Ruth Gilbert
 2007 Skins (TV Series)
Mary
- Chris (2007) ... Mary
 2006 Angel Cake (TV Movie)
Elaine Wilson
 2002-2005 Rose and Maloney (TV Series)
Rose Linden
- Alan Richmond (2005) ... Rose Linden
- Annie Johnson (2005) ... Rose Linden
- Carl Callaghan (2005) ... Rose Linden
- George Parris: Part 2 (2004) ... Rose Linden
- George Parris: Part 1 (2004) ... Rose Linden
 2005 Cherished (TV Movie)
Angela Cannings
 2005 The Rotters' Club (TV Mini-Series)
Barbara Chase
- Look Over Your Shoulder (2005) ... Barbara Chase
- The Maws of Doom (2005) ... Barbara Chase
- The Chick and the Hairy Guy (2005) ... Barbara Chase
 2003 Sons & Lovers (TV Movie)
Gertrude Morel
 2002 Birthday Girl (TV Movie)
Rachel Jones
 2002 The Cry (TV Movie)
Meg Bartlet
 2001 Back Home (TV Movie)
Peggy Dickinson
 2001 The Glass (TV Mini-Series)
Carol Parker
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Carol Parker
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Carol Parker
- Episode #1.4 (2001) ... Carol Parker
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Carol Parker
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... Carol Parker
 2001 Gentlemen's Relish (TV Movie)
Violet Askey
 2000 My Fragile Heart (TV Movie)
Trina Lavery
 2000 Chambers (TV Series)
Ruth Quirke
- Only the Lonely (2000) ... Ruth Quirke
- The Masons (2000) ... Ruth Quirke
- Phantom Barrister (2000) ... Ruth Quirke
- Rent Arrears (2000) ... Ruth Quirke
- Trial by Television (2000) ... Ruth Quirke
 2000 Masterpiece Classic (TV Series)
Coral Atkins
- Seeing Red (2000) ... Coral Atkins
 2000 Seeing Red (TV Movie)
Coral Atkins
 2000 Clocking Off (TV Series)
Yvonne Kolakowski
- Katherine and Mack's Story (2000) ... Yvonne Kolakowski
- Trudy's Story (2000) ... Yvonne Kolakowski
- Steve's Story (2000) ... Yvonne Kolakowski
- KT's Story (2000) ... Yvonne Kolakowski
- Yvonne's Story (2000) ... Yvonne Kolakowski
 1987-2000 Coronation Street (TV Series)
Raquel Wolstenhulme / Raquel Watts / Wendy Farmer
- Episode #1.4745 (2000) ... Raquel Watts
- Episode #1.4091 (1996) ... Raquel Watts
- Episode #1.4089 (1996) ... Raquel Watts
- Episode #1.4088 (1996) ... Raquel Watts
- Episode #1.4087 (1996) ... Raquel Watts
 1997-1999 Where the Heart Is (TV Series)
Ruth Goddard
- The Letter (1999) ... Ruth Goddard
- Union (1999) ... Ruth Goddard
- Runaway (1999) ... Ruth Goddard
- A Higher Duty (1999) ... Ruth Goddard
- A Special Language (1999) ... Ruth Goddard
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series)
Karen Sullivan
- Going Solo (1999) ... Karen Sullivan
 1998 Verdict (TV Series)
Anne Cloves QC
- Split Second (1998) ... Anne Cloves QC
 1997 Bloomin' Marvellous (TV Series)
Liz Deakin
- Episode #1.8 (1997) ... Liz Deakin
- Episode #1.7 (1997) ... Liz Deakin
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Liz Deakin
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Liz Deakin
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Liz Deakin
 1995 Coronation Street: The Feature Length Special (Video)
Raquel Watts
 1992 Exam Conditions (TV Short)
Secretary
 1991 The Bill (TV Series)
Girl on Train
- Breakout (1991) ... Girl on Train
 1991 About Face (TV Series)
Rebecca
- Monkey Business (1991) ... Rebecca
 1989 Watching (TV Series)
Ms. Linden
- Joking (1989) ... Ms. Linden
 1989 Bradley (TV Series)
Wendy
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Wendy
 1988 Dramarama (TV Series)
Janice Dobbs
- Forever Young (1988) ... Janice Dobbs
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Appeared in 'Guys And Dolls' at the Piccadilly Theatre, London

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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