Gabrielle Drake

Gabrielle Drake

Born Mar 30, 1944

Gabrielle Drake is a British actress who was born in Lahore, British India and has lived in several Far Eastern countries. She is the sister of musician Nick Drake.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Gabrielle Drake.


1944 Birth Born on March 30, 1944.


1964 20 Years Old Drake made her stage debut in 1964, during the inaugural season of the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, playing Cecily in The Importance of Being Earnest.
1966 22 Years Old In 1966, she joined the Birmingham Repertory Company and played Queen Isabella in Marlowe's Edward II. … Read More


1974 30 Years Old In the 1974-5 season at the Bristol Old Vic, she played in Cowardy Custard, a devised entertainment featuring the words and music of Noël Coward.
1975 31 Years Old In 1975, she appeared as Madeline Bassett in the original London cast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Ayckbourn musical Jeeves. … Read More
1978 34 Years Old In 1978, she played Lavinia, opposite Simon Callow in the title role, in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, directed by Adrian Noble, at the New Vic, Bristol. … Read More
1979 35 Years Old She has made regular appearances at The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, since her debut there in a non-pantomime version of Cinderella, written by Trevor Peacock, in 1979. … Read More


1988 44 Years Old In 1988, she played Fiona Foster in a revival of Ayckbourn's How the Other Half Loves, first at the Greenwich Theatre, then at The Duke of York's Theatre.
1990 46 Years Old During the 1990-91 season at the Theatre Royal, Bath, she played in Risky Kisses with Ian Lavender.
1991 47 Years Old She was in the Mobil Touring Theatre's official centenary production of Charley's Aunt in 1991, with Frank Windsor, Patrick Cargill, and Mark Curry.
1993 49 Years Old In 1993, she was Monica in Coward's Present Laughter at The Globe Theatre, London, in a revival directed by and starring Tom Conti.


1995 51 Years Old She co-starred with Jeremy Clyde in the 1995 King's Head Theatre tour of Cavalcade, directed by Dan Crawford.
1999 55 Years Old In 1999, she was Vittoria in Paul Kerryson's production of The White Devil at the Haymarket Theatre, Leicester. … Read More
2002 58 Years Old She played Mrs Malaprop in the 2002 touring production of The Rivals with the British Actors' Theatre Company, whose artistic director, Kate O'Mara, was Drake's co-star in the TV series The Brothers.


2004 60 Years Old 1 More Event
…  In 2004 she published Nick Drake: Remembered for a While, a memoir of her brother. … Read More
2011 67 Years Old At the Chipping Campden Literature Festival in 2011, she and Martin Jarvis read extracts from the letters and diaries of Robert and Clara Schumann in the recital, Beloved Clara.
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