Anne Reid
English actress
Anne Reid
Anne Reid, MBE is a BAFTA Award-nominated English film and television actress from Newcastle upon Tyne, best known for her roles as Valerie Tatlock in Coronation Street and Jean in Dinnerladies. Reid was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.
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Naperville woman carjacked outside school Monday night, police say
Chicago Times - 11 days
An armed teenager robbed a woman of her purse and her BMW outside Ann Reid Early Childhood Center Monday night, Naperville police said. The Naperville woman, a 61-year-old school employee, was in the center's parking lot, 1011 S. Naper Blvd., at about 8:30 p.m. when she was approached by a man...
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What The Election Means For NCSE
Huffington Post - 4 months
Dear NCSE members and friends of science, I'm writing in a profound state of shock, as I'm sure you'll understand. You are no doubt in the same state. For the National Center for Science Education, of course, the election of someone who thinks climate change is a hoax and whose running mate once denounced evolution from the floor of the House of Representatives, is frightening and deeply depressing. It is more than possible that the sweeping Republican triumph at the national level may embolden local efforts to undermine the teaching of evolution and climate change. These are worrying signs for science education. We have a choice in how we respond. We could certainly get out there and gin up our base with outrage. We'd probably see a spike in donations. But I think that would be a profound mistake. Science offers an opportunity for building bridges. It's not hard to make the argument that a good science education might be one of the most important tools for bringing hope and oppor ...
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How Do You Follow <i>Downton Abbey</i>? You Probably Don't
Huffington Post - about 1 year
With the final Downton Abbey countdown under way, it's time to extend a little sympathy to PBS for facing this season's TV mission impossible: replacing the most popular show in network history. Actually, no one at PBS harbors any delusions about finding another single show that will captivate audiences on the same scale as the tale of the Crawley clan. As if to underscore that point, PBS is maximizing its remaining Downton time. It's rerunning Season 5 on Sunday nights through December, with Season 6 launching in the colonies on Jan. 3. It doesn't take the Dowager Countess's insight to predict that ratings should be most satisfactory. The question is what happens after March 6, when Downton sails into history, and toward that end, PBS for some time has been rolling out a new batch of shows. It has expressed optimism, doubtless tinged with hope, that one or several of those shows will keep some Downton viewers returning to PBS more often than they did in the past. Mr. ...
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HISD incumbents hold onto their seats
Houston Chronicle - over 3 years
UPDATE (10:47 p.m.): With all precincts counted, HISD trustee Harvin Moore held onto his District 7 seat, and City Councilwoman Wanda Adams avoids a runoff for the open District 9 spot. Board president Anna Eastman won easily in District 1 with most precincts in, according to latest Harris County election results. Moore’s win over Anne Read More
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Review: 'Last Tango in Halifax' on PBS is the fall's best new show
LATimes - over 3 years
'Last Tango in Halifax' stars Anne Reid, Derek Jacobi as former flames, now a widow and widower with adult children, who reconnect. Oh, to live in a world where "Last Tango in Halifax" becomes as crazy-popular as "Downton Abbey."
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Anne Reidy, Timothy Sullivan
NYTimes - over 3 years
The bride was until last month a second-grade teacher at Public School 304 in the Bronx; the groom is an owner of Kestrel Aviation, a charter aircraft business in Norwood, Mass.     
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Pensioner vows to stop paying council tax on £1m home as neighbour's renovations continue for TEN YEARS (with no end in sight)
Daily Mail (UK) - over 4 years
Psychotherapist Annie Reed Henderson (pictured), 67, has had to put up with a decade of constant noise, mess and disruption outside her house near Clapham Common, south London.
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Two miss graduation, watch from airport
Cody Enterprise - over 4 years
Jared Iler and Anna Reed sat in the Casper airport on May 26 and watched their high school graduation from a computer screen.
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Police hunt driver after crash
Beverly Guardian - almost 5 years
POLICE are appealing for help in locating the driver of a vehicle involved in road traffic collision which happened at the junction of Beckview Road and Annie Reed Road, Beverley shortly before 9am on Tuesday 1 May.
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Time’s Up for ‘Upstairs Downstairs’
BBC Blogs- America - almost 5 years
Keeley Hawes and Ed Stoppard in 'Upstairs, Downstairs' Fans of the revived Upstairs Downstairs will no longer be able to view the goings-on either upstairs or downstairs at 165 Eaton Place. The BBC has announced that the period drama, which aired the final episode of its second season in the UK last month, has been cancelled. Like the original Upstairs, Downstairs (1970-74), the show followed the lives of the occupants of a London townhouse. The new series was set on the eve of World War II and focused on an aristocratic couple (Ed Stoppard and Keeley Hawes) who lived upstairs and their servants (Jean Marsh, Anne Reid and others) working below. In the U.S., Season One of the revived Upstairs Downstairs ran on PBS’ Masterpiece last year; Season Two is expected to air in 2013. The original Upstairs, Downstairs also appeared on PBS nearly four decades ago. PBS’ Masterpiece is also home to Downton Abbey, the Emmy-winning period drama that, like Upstairs Downstairs, focuses on b ...
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ARTINFO: "Frank Gehry Made a Kettle That Didn't Work": Architect Michael Graves on the Pitfalls of Product Design
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
Curvilinear tables by Zaha Hadid. A violent (and humbly-named) chandelier by Daniel Libeskind. A modernist lamp by Richard Neutra. Architects frequently transfer the language of their buildings and their skills at the drafting table into the world of industrial design, but one of the most prolific may be American Postmodernist Michael Graves, a member of the New York Five whose hundreds of tea kettles, dog houses, spatulas, and the like have graced the high-end shelves of Alessi, along with the more accessible ones at Target. In light of the 2012 Driehaus Prize winner's current, very cleverly titled retrospective of his product designs (currently on view at Anne Reid '72 Art Gallery), and the end of his 13-year-long collaboration with the big box department store, Graves talked to ARTINFO about the differences between designing buildings and tea kettles, his Etruscan influences, and why the New York skyline doesn't do anything for him. Michael Graves / Courtesy Michael Gra ...
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Antena 3 estrena la serie 'Marchlands' -
Google News - over 5 years
Anne Reid es Older Ruth Bowen. Ruth regresa a Marchlands como ama de casa de Mark..Muchos años después de la muerte de su hija Alice, Ruth sigue decidida a descubrir la verdad sobre lo que realmente le pasó a su niña. Millie Archer es Alice Bowen
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Regatta goes ahead despite downpours - Henley Standard
Google News - over 5 years
The Bull Enduro race and its junior equivalent, the Anne Reid Enduro, were popular choices. Participants kayak to a designated public house, have a drink and then return to the club. The sit-on kayak final was a closely contested race in which Matthew
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New Bayshore Elementary principal wants to show students they can succeed - TCPalm
Google News - over 5 years
LUCIE — In her new post as principal of Bayshore Elementary, Lori Anne Reid plans to show the school&#39;s 800 children that each of them is capable of success. &quot;I want to continue with Bayshore&#39;s mission to provide challenging, engaging and satisfying
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ASI Government Honored for VAO Suite of Publications - ExecutiveBiz (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
“The world of federal acquisition is remarkably dynamic, subject to daily, weekly, and monthly changes to many laws, regulations, policies and initiatives that govern the expenditure of taxpayer funds,” said Anne Reid, ASI&#39;s chief executive officer
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Nova temporada de «Cinco Dias» no AXN Black este sábado - Diário Digital
Google News - over 5 years
No início da nova temporada, Laurie, uma polícia divorciada, viaja de comboio com a sua mãe Jen (Anne Reid), a quem foi recentemente diagnosticado Alzheimer. A viagem a caminho do hospital onde Jen ficará internada é interrompida quando um corpo cai à
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Google News - over 5 years
ON SCREEN they are culinary whizzes but off screen Anne Reid – aka Upstairs Downstairs&#39; Mrs Thackeray – and her best friend Lesley Nicol – Downton&#39;s Mrs Patmore – both admit a serious lack of skills in
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'DRAMA' at 26 stories high - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
Mary Anne Reid has watched Freedom and Roosevelt from her home in Georgia since 2008. While they haven&#39;t raised young during that time, they&#39;ve still been captivating, she said. Reid said she&#39;s been coming to terms with the likelihood that Roosevelt
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Carlisle woman battling addiction found dead in bedroom - News & Star
Google News - over 5 years
Maria Anne Reid, 46, of Meadow View in Harraby, was found by her estranged husband Matthew. He had gone to check on her when she could not be contacted by phone and after she had failed to show up at her mother&#39;s home to share Christmas lunch with her
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Anne Reid
  • 2016
    Age 80
    In July and August 2016, Reid appeared at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester alongside James Bolam in a new play, Fracked!
    More Details Hide Details Or: Please Don't Use the F-Word by Alistair Beaton.
  • 2015
    Age 79
    In September 2015 Reid took part in an episode of the BBC genealogy series Who Do You Think You Are?
    More Details Hide Details Reid's was the voice of Wendolene Ramsbottom in the Wallace and Gromit film A Close Shave (1995). Her other film appearances include: Love and Death on Long Island (1997); The Mother (2003), which performance secured her a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2004; Hot Fuzz (2007); Cemetery Junction (2010), which Ricky Gervais acted in, as well as wrote and directed with Stephen Merchant; and Song for Marion (2013), with co-stars Vanessa Redgrave and Terence Stamp. Additionally, Reid filmed a minor role as a lesbian headmistress in the movie Love Actually (2003), but Reid is not credited in the cast list since all her scenes were ultimately deleted, because they were not central to the main plot. The scenes can, however, be viewed in the deleted scenes on the Love Actually DVD.
    On 26 January 2015, Reid played Madame Armfeldt in a special concert version of A Little Night Music, at the Palace Theatre, London, to celebrate 40 years since the musical premiered in the West End.
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  • 2014
    Age 78
    In 2014, she guest-starred in "Sardines", the first episode of BBC anthology series Inside No. 9.
    More Details Hide Details She also starred alongside Lee Ingleby and Ralf Little in the six-part BBC drama series Our Zoo.
  • 2013
    Age 77
    In 2013 she appeared in the second series of the BBC drama Prisoners' Wives.
    More Details Hide Details She also starred with Katherine Kelly in The Last Witch, part of a series of original dramas for Sky Living and appeared in the final Agatha Christie's Poirot mystery, Curtain.
    Reid was nominated for the 2013 British Academy Television Award for Best Actress for this performance.
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  • 2012
    Age 76
    In 2012 Reid starred as Celia alongside Derek Jacobi as Alan in a six-part BBC romantic comedy-drama series, Last Tango in Halifax.
    More Details Hide Details A second series was broadcast in 2013 and a third series began in December 2014.
  • 2011
    Age 75
    In 2011 Reid had a major part in Marchlands, a five-part ITV supernatural drama, made a guest appearance in Doc Martin and played a supporting role in The Jury II.
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  • 2010
    Age 74
    In 2010 she began playing Mrs Thackeray, the cook, in the BBC's short-lived revival series of Upstairs Downstairs, and also appeared in Five Days, New Tricks and Moving On.
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    She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.
    More Details Hide Details Reid was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, the daughter of Colin Norman Reid (1896-1979) and Annie Eliza Weetman/Reid (1896-c.1980). She lived with her parents and three older brothers in Redcar where she attended John Emmerson Batty primary school and the White House School. From the age of 11 she attended Penrhos College, a boarding school in North Wales, when her father was posted abroad as a foreign correspondent for the Daily Telegraph: she visited her parents occasionally in India, Tehran and Beirut in the school holidays. Upon leaving school she moved to London to attend the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She then became a stage manager and worked in repertory theatre. Although she had already appeared in other television programmes including The Benny Hill Show (1957), Hancock's Half Hour (1957) and The Adventures of Robin Hood (1958), Reid's first major acting role was as the character of Valerie Tatlock (later Barlow) on Coronation Street. Her character was very popular with the fans with Valerie's marriage to Ken Barlow being an early example of a soap supercouple. Her character Valerie was the mother of the twins Susan and Peter.
  • 2009
    Age 73
    From 2009 to 2010 she starred as Vera alongside Maureen Lipman as Irene in an ITV3 adaptation of the BBC Radio 4 series Ladies of Letters.
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    In 2009 Reid appeared in the television series Agatha Christie's Marple in the episode Nemesis.
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  • 2008
    Age 72
    In October 2008, she played the title role in In Love with Barbara on BBC Four, a biographical film of Barbara Cartland.
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    In February 2008, Reid appeared as the mother of Monica Gallagher, Joan, who was suffering from Alzheimer's in the Channel 4 drama Shameless.
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  • 2007
    Age 71
    On 31 March 2007, Reid appeared for a second time in the series Doctor Who in the episode "Smith and Jones".
    More Details Hide Details In the episode, she played Florence Finnegan: a shape-shifting, blood-sucking alien known as a Plasmavore, who took on the guise of a human. That same year she appeared in the ITV television adaptation of the novel The Bad Mother's Handbook, co-starring alongside Catherine Tate.
  • 2005
    Age 69
    In 2005 she had a supporting role in the BBC's adaptation of Bleak House and in 2006 made a brief appearance in Jane Eyre.
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  • 2004
    Age 68
    She also had a major role in the ITV drama series Life Begins, which ran from 2004 to 2006, in which she appeared alongside Caroline Quentin and Frank Finlay.
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  • 2003
    Age 67
    In 2003, Reid had a part in Midsomer Murders in the episode "A Tale of Two Hamlets", and a main part in the comedy drama The Booze Cruise.
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  • 1989
    Age 53
    She also made an appearance in the Doctor Who serial The Curse of Fenric which was broadcast in October 1989.
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  • 1971
    Age 35
    On 3 February 1971, the character's funeral was shown and 18.92 million people watched.
    More Details Hide Details Following a break from acting to bring up her son, Reid resumed her career on stage and television in the 1980s. From 1998 to 2000, Reid played the major role of Jean in the BBC comedy series Dinnerladies by Victoria Wood, and has appeared in other television programmes including Boon (1988), Casualty (1992) and Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1996).
  • 1970
    Age 34
    In November 1970, Reid announced she was leaving Coronation Street as she was then pregnant with her son.
    More Details Hide Details In a 2011 interview with the Radio Times, Reid said she'd had enough and wanted to do other things. I was a basket case when I left! I'd already had too much of it. That kind of work suits some people, but it didn't suit me. It was my decision to leave and I was desperate, really desperate, to go. Because I knew I was good at comedy and there was no way that Valerie Barlow was ever going to be funny. On 27 January 1971, 18.26 million viewers watched as Valerie Barlow was written out, dying after being electrocuted by a hairdryer with a faulty plug.
  • 1968
    Age 32
    In 1968, Reid played one of the most difficult parts in Coronation Street, when Val was held hostage by a rapist.
    More Details Hide Details Although Val was not harmed, viewers sent in hate mail to the actor who played the rapist.
  • 1962
    Age 26
    She returned to the programme to marry Ken on 1 August 1962 in a wedding watched by 15.8 million viewers.
    More Details Hide Details In 1965 Val and Ken had twins and Granada Television received numerous gifts addressed to the couple as congratulations.
  • 1961
    Age 25
    Reid joined the cast, initially for two months, starting in August 1961 and leaving in October.
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  • 1935
    Born on May 28, 1935.
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