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Cheryl Campbell (born 22 May 1949 in St Albans) is an English actress of stage, film and television. May 22 is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... St Albans is the main urban area of the City and District of St Albans in southern Hertfordshire, England, around 22 miles (35. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the Queen England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 967 AD  Area  -  Total 130,395 km²  50,346 sq mi  Population  -  2007 estimate 50... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Film is a term that encompasses individual motion pictures, the field of film as an art form, and the motion picture industry. ...


Campbell was educated at Francis Bacon Grammar School, St Albans; London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Her repertory theatre experience includes the Watford Palace Theatre, Birmingham Rep and Glasgow Citizens' Theatre. Francis Bacon maths and Computing College is a mixed sex state school located in St. ... Main LAMDA building on Talgarth Road The MacOwan Theatre The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), founded 1861, is a leading British drama school in west London. ... Birmingham Rep (formerly Birmingham Repertory Theatre) is a theatre in Birmingham, England. ... The Citizens Theatre is located in Glasgow, Scotland. ...


She is perhaps best known for her starring role as Vera Brittain in the BBC's television dramatization of Testament of Youth (1979), for which she received Best Actress awards form the British Academy Television Award (BAFTA) and the Broadcasting Press Guild Award. Vera Mary Brittain, Lady Catlin (1893 – March 29, 1970) was an English writer, feminist and pacifist, best remembered as the author of the best-selling memoir Testament of Youth, recounting her experiences during the First World War and the growth of her ideology of specifically Anglican Christian pacifism. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation, usually known as the BBC, is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world in terms of audience numbers, employing 26,000 staff in the United Kingdom alone and with a budget of more than GB£4 billion. ... Testament of Youth is the first instalment, covering 1913-1925, in the autobiography of Vera Brittain. ... The British Academy Television Awards, also known as the BAFTAs or, to differentiate them from the BAFTA Film Awards, the BAFTA Television Awards, are the most prestigious awards given in the British television industry, analogous to the Emmy Awards in the United States. ... The Broadcasting Press Guild is a British association of journalists who specialise in writing and broadcasting about television, radio and the media generally. ...


Campbell earned her first BAFTA nomination just the previous year, for a very different character in a very different drama. To connoisseurs of Dennis Potter, Campbell is forever identified with the role of Eileen Everson, the female lead opposite Bob Hoskins in Potter's 1978 television serial Pennies from Heaven. Liber Amoris Dennis Christopher George Potter (17 May 1935—7 June 1994) was a controversial British dramatist who is best known for several widely acclaimed television dramas which mixed fantasy and reality, the personal and the social. ... Robert William Bob Hoskins Jr. ... The opening title sequence to the first episode of Pennies from Heaven. ...


Cheryl Campbell is also a stage performer of considerable note and great range. She has been twice a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company. At the RSC in 1982, she played Nora in Adrian Noble's memorable production of Ibsen's A Doll's House (for which she was awarded the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival). In that same season, she also appeared as Diana in All's Well That Ends Well. She returned to the RSC in the 1992-94 season, playing Lady Macbeth to Derek Jacobi's lead in Noble's controversial production of Macbeth; Beatrice-Joanna in The Changeling; Mistress Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor; & Natasha in Misha's Party. She has also worked at the Royal National Theater: playing as a junior member of the company in 1975, as Freda in Peter Hall's Old Vic production of John Gabriel Borkman (starring Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft & Wendy Hiller) & as Maggie in W.S. Gilbert's Engaged; in 1995, as an entirely memorable Lady Politic Would-Be in Matthew Warchus's Volpone; & in 2003 as Dotty Otley in the NT's touring (& London) revival of Noises Off. Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon The Royal Shakespeare Company is a British theatre company. ... Adrian Noble was the director of the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1990 to 2003. ... Ibsen redirects here. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: A Dolls House A Dolls House or A Dollhouse (the more correct translation) (original Norwegian title: Et dukkehjem) is an 1879 play by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. ... The Laurence Olivier Awards, previously known as The Society of West End Theatre Awards, were renamed in honour of British actor Laurence Olivier, Baron Olivier in 1984, having first been established in 1976. ... Alls Well That Ends Well is a comedy by William Shakespeare, and is often considered one of his problem plays, so-called because they cannot be easily classified as tragedy or comedy. ... Sir Derek George Jacobi, CBE (IPA: ) (born 22 October 1938) is an English actor and director, knighted in 1994 for his services to the theatre. ... Macbeth and Banquo meeting the witches on the heath by Théodore Chassériau. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Title page of the 1602 quarto The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare featuring the fat knight Sir John Falstaff. ... The Royal National Theatre from Waterloo Bridge The National Theatre on the South Bank in the London Borough of Lambeth, England is immediately east of the southern end of Waterloo Bridge. ... Sir Peter Reginald Frederick Hall (born 22 November 1930) is a British theatre and film director. ... John Gabriel Borkman is the penultimate composition of the great Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen, written in 1896. ... Ralph Richardson Sir Ralph David Richardson (19 December 1902 – 10 October 1983) was an English actor, one of a group of theatrical knights of the mid-20th century who, though more closely associated with the stage, did their best to make the transition to film. ... Dame Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft, DBE (22 December 1907–14 June 1991) was an English actress. ... Wendy Hiller in I Know Where Im Going! (1945) Dame Wendy Hiller (August 15, 1912 – May 14, 2003) was a distinguished English film and stage actress. ... A promotional poster from the Library of Congress collection. ... An illustration for an 1898 edition of Volpone by Aubrey Beardsley. ... Noises Off is a 1982 British play by Michael Frayn. ...


Campbell's other stage performances in London have encompassed the classics as well as new plays; they include You Never Can Tell (Lyric, 1979); Miss Julie (1983) in the title role; Little Eyolf (1985) as Asta; The Daughter-in-Law (1985) as Minnie; The Sneeze (a Chekhov selection) (1988) in various roles; Betrayal (1991) as Emma; The Strip (1995) as Loretta; Some Sunny Day (1996) as Emily; The Seagull (1997) as Arkadina; Passion Play (2000) as Nell; & Life After George (2002) as Beatrix. In provincial theatre (aside from the touring productions of The Seagull & Noises Off), Campbell has appeared in: The Country Wife (Manchester Royal Exchange) as Margery Pinchwife; The Constant Wife (Theatr Clwyd) as Constance; A Streetcar Named Desire (Leicester Haymarket) as Blanche (for which she received a Regional Theatre Best Actress award); and So Long Life (touring production) as Wendy. You Never Can Tell is an 1899 play by George Bernard Shaw. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов) (born January 29, 1860 (Jan. ... Betrayal is a play written by Harold Pinter in 1978. ... Chekhov in an 1898 portrait by Osip Braz. ... Passion Play is a 1981 play by British playwright Peter Nichols dealing with adultery and betrayal. ... William Wycherley in 1675. ... The Constant Wife, a parlor comedy play, was written by W. Somerset Maugham in 1927. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ...


She has also appeared regularly on British TV:


In period pieces: Sarah Bernhardt in Lillie, Winnie Verloc in The Secret Agent, Bessy Tulliver in The Mill on the Floss, Lady Carbury in The Way We Live Now, Lady Somerset in To the Ends of the Earth.' Sarah Bernhardt (October 23, 1844 – March 26, 1923) was a French stage actress. ... Lillie is a British television serial made by London Weekend Television for ITV and broadcast in 1978. ... The Secret Agent is a 1907 novel by Joseph Conrad. ... The Mill on the Floss is a novel by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans), first published in three volumes in 1860. ... The Way We Live Now is a scathing satirical novel published in London in 1875 by the prolific Anthony Trollope, after a popular serialization. ... To the Ends of the Earth is a trilogy of novels by William Golding, consisting of Rites of Passage (1980), Close Quarters (1987), and Fire Down Below (1989). ...


In dramas: Madeleine Cranmere in Malice Aforethought, Janet in Rain on the Roof, Lady Eileen 'Bundle' Brent in The Seven Dials Mystery, Eva Jackson in Absurd Person Singular, Caroline Ashurst in A Winter Harvest, Elizabeth Fellowes in A Sort of Innocence, Maria Wearing in Centrepoint, Louie Williams in Fantabulosa. Malice Aforethought is a 1931 murder mystery novel written by Anthony Berkeley Cox, using the name Francis Iles. ... Bundle Brent in The Seven Dials Mystery (Agatha Christie, 1929) Lady Eileen Brent, a fictional character known to her family and friends as Bundle Brent, was a spirited It girl in two novels of Agatha Christie (1890-1976), The Secret of Chimneys (1925) and The Seven Dials Mystery (1929). ... The Seven Dials Mystery (published in 1929) is a detective novel written by Agatha Christie. ... Absurd Person Singular is a 1972 play by Alan Ayckbourn. ...


In episodic TV: Erica Taylor in The Sweeney, Griselda Clement in Miss Marple: The Murder at the Vicarage, Pamela Drake in Boon, Sylvie Maxton in Inspector Morse, Lady Frances Carfax in the The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes: The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, Aline Bauche in Maigret, Emily Coxon in Bramwell, Louise McAllister in A Wing and a Prayer, Diana Grey in A Touch of Frost, Sandra MacKillop in Midsomer Murders, Emily Gascoigne in Foyle's War (in the episode entitled A Lesson in Murder), Maureen Hunt in Waking the Dead, Deputy PM in Spooks, Jean Swainbank in Dalziel and Pascoe. The Sweeney is a British television police drama focusing on two crime-fighting members of the Flying Squad, an elite branch of the British police force specialising in armed robbery and violent crime. ... Miss Marple was a long-running and popular British television series based on the Miss Marple murder mystery novels by Agatha Christie. ... Boon is a British television drama series starring Michael Elphick, David Daker and later on Neil Morrissey. ... Morse (left) as played by John Thaw in the television adaption (with Kevin Whately as Lewis (right)). Detective Chief Inspector Morse is a fictional character, who features in a series of thirteen detective novels by British author Colin Dexter, though he is better known for the 33 episode TV series... The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is the name given to the series of Sherlock Holmes adaptations produced by British television company Granada Television between 1984 and 1994, although only the first two series bore that title on screen. ... The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax, one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of eight stories in the cycle collected as His Last Bow. ... Maigret featured on a postage stamp Jules Maigret, known as (Commissaire) Maigret to most people, including his wife, is a fictional police detective, created by writer Georges Simenon. ... Bramwell is a British Miniseries which aired on PBS for 5 seasons from 1996 to 2000. ... Wing and a Prayer is the eighty-fifth episode of the animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003), which originally aired on September 25, 2005. ... A Touch of Frost is a detective television series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV in the United Kingdom. ... Midsomer Murders is a popular British television series about murders that take place in the fictional English county of Midsomer. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Series One of the ITV programme Foyles War was first aired in 2002. ... For the L.A. Guns album, see Waking the Dead (album). ... For the Three Stooges film, see Spooks!. Spooks is a British television drama series, produced by the independent production company Kudos for BBC One. ... Detective Superintendent Andrew Dalziel (usually known as Andy) and Detective Sergeant (later Detective Inspector) Peter Pascoe are two fictional Yorkshire detectives featuring in a series of novels by Reginald Hill that became a BBC television series, also named Dalziel and Pascoe. ...


In regular series: Madeleine Claveau in Monsignor Renard, Molly Gilcrest in William and Mary, Lola's mum in Funland , Sophie's mum in Peep Show Funland is a comedy / drama serial, produced by the BBC and due for screening on their BBC Three channel in autumn 2005. ... Peep Show is an award-winning British sitcom starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. ...


On film, her roles have included: Sheila McVicar (to Roger Daltrey's John McVicar) in 1980's McVicar; Jennie Liddell in 1981's Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire; Lady Aline Hartlip in 1984's The Shooting Party (with Dorothy Tutin, James Mason & John Gielgud); & Lady Alice Clayton (Tarzan's mother) in 1984's Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes'. Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born 1 March 1944) is a rock vocalist, songwriter, and actor, best known as the founder and lead singer of The Who, an English rock band. ... McVicar is a dramatic British film issued in 1980 by The Who Films, Ltd. ... Chariots of Fire is a British film released in 1981. ... The Shooting Party is a quiet thoughtful drama set in 1913. ... Dame Dorothy Tutin Order of the British Empire|DBE (8 April 1930–6 August 2001), was a highly-regarded English actress of stage, film, and television. ... James Neville Mason (May 15, 1909 – July 27, 1984) was a three-time Academy Award nominated English actor who attained stardom in both British and American films. ... Sir Arthur John Gielgud, OM, CH (14 April 1904 – 21 May 2000), known as Sir John Gielgud, was an Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Academy Award-winning English theatre and film actor, and is generally regarded as one of the great British actors in history. ... Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes is a 1984 film with Sir Ralph Richardson, Ian Holm, James Fox, Christopher Lambert, Andie MacDowell and Cheryl Campbell. ...


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Cheryl Campbell (born 22 May 1949) is a British actress of stage, film and television.
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Cheryl Campbell is also a stage performer of considerable note and great range.
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