Jane Elizabeth Marie LAPOTAIRE

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-12-26
Education Northgate GS Ipswich, Bristol Old Vic Theatre Sch
Publications N/A
Recreations walking, cooking
Clubs N/A
Style Ms Jane Lapotaire
Career actress; pres Bristol Old Vic Theatre Club 1985-2009, memb Marie Curie Meml Fndn Appeals Ctee 1986-88, hon pres Shakespeare's Globe Friends 1986-2003, hon assoc artist RSC 1993-, visiting fell Univ of Sussex 1986-2001, visiting artist in residence Univ of Washington St Louis 1999; Hon DLitt: Univ of Bristol 1997, UEA 1998, Univ of Warwick 2000, Univ of Exeter 2004; hon fell Univ of Exeter 2006; >ir< RSC various periods 1974-94 incl: Viola in Twelfth Night, Sonya in Uncle Vanya, Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost 1978-79, Misalliance 1986, Archbishop's Ceiling 1986, Gertrude in Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet 1993, Mrs Alving in Ghosts 1993 & 1994, Katherine of Aragon in Henry VIII 1996-98, Duchess of Glos in Richard II 2013-14; NT various periods 1967-84 incl: Measure for Measure, Flea in Her Ear, Dance of Death, Way of the World, Merchant of Venice, Oedipus, The Taming of the Shrew, Eileen in Kick for Touch 1983, Belvidera in Venice Preserv'd, Antigone 1984; other credits incl: Bristol Old Vic Co 1965-67, Vera in A Month in the Country, Lucy Honeychurch in A Room with a View (both Prospect Theatre Co West End) 1975-76, Rosalind in As You Like It (Edinburgh Festival) 1977, title role in Piaf (The Other Place, RSC, Aldwych, Wyndhams and Broadway) 1978-81, title role in St Joan (Compass Co) 1985, Double Double (Fortune) 1986, Greenland (Royal Court) 1988, Joy Davidman in Shadowlands (Queen's) 1990; >ir< freelance 1971-74 and 1976-78; credits incl: Marie Curie (Emmy and BAFTA nomination) 1977, Antony and Cleopatra 1981, Macbeth 1983, Seal Morning 1985, Napoleon and Josephine 1987, Blind Justice (BAFTA nomination) 1988, The Dark Angel 1989, Love Hurts (series 1 and II, BBC) 1991-92, Big Battalions 1992, Trial and Retribution 2008; >ir< Eureka 1983, Lady Jane 1986, Surviving Picasso (Merchant Ivory) 1996; >ir< incl: Emmy and BAFTA nominations 1976 for Marie Curie, Helen Hayes Award USA for Katharine of Aragon 1999; awards for performance in Piaf: SWET Award 1979, London Critics' Award 1980, Variety Club Award 1980, Broadway Tony Award 1981; for Blind Justice: Br Press Guild Best Actress Award 1988, Variety Club Award 1989 for Shadowlands
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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