Women who make the world go round, writes
Ipswich StarWomen who make the world go round, writes Lynne MortimerIpswich StarActress Jane Lapotaire went to my grammar school and was the guest at prize-giving c. 1967, delighting the entire girls' school by wearing a very short mini-skirt. As 11-year-olds we inherited back stories for all the unmarried teachers. These were ...
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 2:01 am
Olivia Coleman. Griff Rhys Jones, Clive Owen
Olivia Coleman. Griff Rhys Jones, Clive Owen and Ralph Fiennes among the 25 greatest actors from Suffolk and NorfolkIpswich StarA former Northgate High School student in Ipswich, Jane was a contempoary of Trevor Nunn at the school. Trained at ... In 2000, while working in France, Lapotaire suffered a cerebral haemorrhage which became the subject of her book Time Out of Mind. 25.and more »
Posted on 3 February 2017 | 10:41 am
How cake threatens the British way of life -
How cake threatens the British way of lifeThe GuardianJane Lapotaire London. • Re I, Daniel Blake: Dr Stephen Smith (Letters, 1 November) might be interested to know that a doctor's sick note is not necessarily the cure-all to benefit problems. I was deprived of benefit for nearly a year despite evidence ...
Posted on 1 November 2016 | 11:48 am
Obituary: Howard Davies - The Stage
The StageObituary: Howard DaviesThe StageDavid Edgar's The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs, a caustic critique of apartheid South Africa, and Pam Gems' Piaf (both 1978), with a star-making performance by Jane Lapotaire, were followed by Bulgakov's The White Guard (which Davies revisited in 2010 at ...
Posted on 27 October 2016 | 10:18 am
This 71-year-old actress defied the odds
New York PostThis 71-year-old actress defied the odds after a brain hemorrhageNew York PostPerforming Shakespeare would be a feat for any 71-year-old. For Jane Lapotaire, it's a miracle. In 2000, while teaching in Paris, the English actress collapsed onstage in front of her students. “Next thing I knew, I was staring into this bowl of red ...
Posted on 5 April 2016 | 4:10 am
Jane Lapotaire on Jack Gold: ‘A great sign
After a late afternoon shoot for Stocker’s Copper (1972), we had to wait for nightfall. Also sitting on a hillside in Cornwall were the male-voice choirs that Jack Gold had involved in swelling the numbers of the Cornish clay-workers who were on strike ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 1:17 am
Downton on tonight and it's Christmas at the
As well as all the old faces returning for Lord Sinderby's shooting trip to Brancaster Castle in Northumberland, we'll also see New Tricks star Alan Armstrong as bitter butler Stowell and Prince Kuragin's missing wife Princess Irina (Jane Lapotaire ...
Posted on 24 December 2014 | 6:00 pm
Jane Lapotaire: 'I’ve lost a lot of
As ever, the Christmas Downton Abbey features a host of glittery guest stars. There’s dishy Matthew Goode (from Death Comes to Pemberley) as a new love interest for Lady Mary, while Alun Armstrong (New Tricks) plays a butler even snootier than Carter.
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:06 pm
'A scandalous secret looms': Downton Abbey's
Downton Abbey fans have been given their first glimpse of what ... and will feature New Tricks actor Alun Armstrong and Blind Justice's Jane Lapotaire as guest stars. The story - featuring regular cast members such as Dame Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 11:37 pm
'Downton Abbey' Residents Will Be Joined By
'Downton Abbey's residents usually go a-wandering for their Christmas special, and this year is no different, with the family upping sticks in honour of grouse shooting season. With Rose freshly married to Atticus, her new father-in-law, the disapproving ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:47 pm