We are excited to welcome award-winning stage and screen actress Lesley Manville  in conversation with Lisa Barros D’Sa, director of Ordinary Love as part of a special online programme of events in November 2020.

Ordinary Love, adapted from a screenplay by acclaimed Irish playwright Owen McCafferty, starred Lesley Manville alongside Liam Neeson. 

Manville also starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s highly acclaimed Phantom Thread with Daniel Day-Lewis for which Lesley received both a BAFTA and Academy Award Best Supporting Actress nomination. Last year saw Lesley star in Walt Disney’s iteration Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil. She returned to the BBC in the third and final season of the BAFTA Award winning comedy Mum for which she has twice received a BAFTA Award nominated for Best Female Performance in a Comedy Programme. Lesley has most recently returned to the BBC in World On Fire, a WWII drama, also starring Sean Bean and Helen Hunt.

Lesley’s career includes an extensive list of television and film credits notably Harlots, River, The Go-Between, Mayday, Cranford, North And South, Fleming, Bodily Harm, The Cazalets, Other People’s Children, Real Women, Holding On, The Bite, Goggle Eyes, The Mushroom Picker, Top Girls, The Firm and Grown-Ups. Other film credits include Hampstead, Romeo And Juliet, Mr Turner, Molly Moon, A Five Star Life, Another Year, Ashes, Spike Island, Secrets And Lies, Topsy-Turvy and High Hopes.

This is a FREE ONLINE EVENT. To book your place please click on BUY TICKETS. A link to the event will be sent prior to the event.