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Sarah Lancashire

Born Oct 10, 1964

Sarah Lancashire is an English actress, probably best recognised for her role as Raquel Watts in Coronation Street. She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1986.

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    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 02, 2013
  • New Bbc Drama ‘The Paradise’ & Oxford World’s Classics
    Oxford University Press Blog - Sep 25, 2012
  • Critic's Notebook; A Tale Of Pork In Austere Times
    NYTimes - Aug 06, 2011
  • London Theater Journal: A Pig That Would Make A Playwright Proud New York Times (Blog)
    Google News - Jul 29, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sarah Lancashire.


1964 Birth Born on October 10, 1964.


1986 21 Years Old She graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 1986. … Read More
1987 22 Years Old She had previously appeared on the programme in November 1987 playing Wendy Farmer. … Read More


1997 32 Years Old From 1997 to 1999 she played Ruth Goddard in the ITV1 drama series Where The Heart Is, and in 1999 she appeared in the BBC sitcom Murder Most Horrid, which also starred comedienne Dawn French. … Read More
2000 35 Years Old In 2000, she starred in the drama Seeing Red, portraying actress Coral Atkins, who founded a care home for children. and won two British television industry awards as a result.
2001 36 Years Old In 2001 she went on to star in the acclaimed BBC drama series Clocking Off, a role that saw her win the Best Actress award at the Television and Radio Industry Club Awards. … Read More
2002 37 Years Old In 2002, she played the role of Meg Bartlet in the psychological thriller tele-movie The Cry. … Read More


2005 40 Years Old In 2005, Lancashire made her directorial debut on an episode of the BBC series The Afternoon Play and was nominated for the Best New Director award at the BAFTA television awards. … Read More
2006 41 Years Old In September 2006, she starred in a BBC comedy drama Angel Cake, and in 2007 she played Mary Miles in the E4 teen Comedy/Drama Skins.
2008 43 Years Old In April 2008, she appeared in "Partners in Crime", the opening episode of the 2008 series of Doctor Who, as "Miss Foster, an enigmatic and powerful businesswoman". … Read More
2010 45 Years Old In Spring 2010 Lancashire portrayed the mother of murdered prostitute Anneli Alderton in the BBC Drama Five Daughters At a time,she was listed as the highest paid actress in British television.
2012 47 Years Old In September 2012, Lancashire appeared in the role of Miss Audrey in the BBC period drama series The Paradise. … Read More
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