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Lesley Manville

Lesley Manville



United Kingdom

Age: 66

Born: 12 Mar, 1956

Known for

In Love Life (2020) as Narratoras Narrator

in Love Life (2020)
In Harlots as Lydia Quigleyas Lydia Quigley

in Harlots
In World on Fire as Robina Chaseas Robina Chase

in World on Fire
In Sherwood (2022) as Julie Jacksonas Julie Jackson

in Sherwood (2022)

TV Series Starring Lesley Manville

Sherwood (2022)Sherwood (2022)
BBC One, 2022 | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Set in the Nottinghamshire mining village, Sherwood sees two shocking and unexpected murders shatter an already fractured community leading to one of the largest manhunts in British history.


Magpie MurdersMagpie Murders
BritBox, 2022 | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.1/5

A beguiling murder mystery with a solution that will both astonish and shock viewers, the plot of Magpie Murders revolves around the character Susan Ryeland, an editor who is given an unfinished manuscript of author Alan Conway's latest novel, but has little idea it will change her life.


Life After LifeLife After Life
BBC One, 2022 | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.3/5

Life After Life tells the vivid story of the alternate lives of Ursula Todd, who dies one night in 1910, only to be born and survive on the same night. She finds herself time and again, living and dying in different circumstances only to be reborn into a new, alternative iteration of life once more. Her journey spans two World Wars and an encounter with Hitler.


Love Life (2020)Love Life (2020)
HBO Max, 2020 | Comedy, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Love Life, will follow a different protagonist each season on the journey from first love to last love, with each half-hour episode chronicling one of their relationships. The first season will center on Anna Kendrick's Darby, who runs a "historically significant butts" tour for a company headed by McNairy's Bradley.


World on FireWorld on Fire
BBC One, 2019 | Drama, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

World on Fire is a heart-stopping, multi-stranded drama telling the story of World War Two through the lives of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict. The first series of seven episodes tells the story of the first year of the war, starting with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the Battle of Britain.


Save Me (UK)Save Me (UK)
Sky Atlantic, 2018 | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Save Me stars Lennie James as a unique and unlikely hero. Save Me is the story of a most unlikely hero, Nelson Nelly Rowe, and his search for Jody, his missing daughter. A daughter he hasn't seen for thirteen years - more than half her life. Nelly's a charmer, a chancer, a lover, a fighter, a liar. And now an estranged father accused of kidnapping the daughter he's barely ever seen. On his way to finding Jody, Nelly will save lives, find others who have been lost, reunite loved ones, make enemies from friends, risk his life and the lives of others close to him and continually end up back on his feet after finding himself flat on his face. He's a man that faces a stark reality, as hard as it may be to admit, that in losing his daughter he finds himself.


HarlotsHarlots
ITV Encore, 2017 | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set against in 18th century Georgian London, Harlots is a family drama offering a new take on the city's most valuable commercial activity: sex. Based on the stories of real women, the series follows Margaret Wells (Morton) and her daughters as she struggles to reconcile her roles as mother and brothel owner. When her business comes under attack from Lydia Quigley (Manville), a rival madam with a ruthless streak, Margaret will fight back, even if it means putting her family at risk. Brown Findlay will star as Charlotte, Margaret's eldest daughter and the city's most coveted courtesan who begins to grapple with her position in both society and her immediate family.


MumMum
BBC Two, 2016 | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A comedy about a mother at a milestone in her life. We follow her and her family through a year of new beginnings as she rebuilds her life following the death of her husband. Mum is joined by her supportive life-long friend Michael. Through a year of new beginnings she rebuilds her life surrounded by her family: son Jason and his girlfriend Kelly; her brother Derek and his new partner, Pauline; and her in-laws.


RiverRiver
BBC One, 2015 | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Respected police officer John River, a gifted cop with a troubled mind, struggles to come to terms with the recent loss of a close colleague, and chases a potential suspect across London - with tragic consequences. Now at odds with authorities both within and outside of the police service, River finds himself in a precarious position as he seeks to bring closure to the mother of murdered teenager Erin Fielding, who blames him for failing to keep his promise to bring her daughter back alive.


Fleming: The Man Who Would Be BondFleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond

Look at the 007 creator, Ian Fleming, and his early life set against the permissive society of war-torn WWII London.


Mayday (2013)Mayday (2013)
BBC One, 2013 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: 2/5

A 14-year-old girl goes missing ahead of her central role in the local Mayday pageant, and residents of the local community start to wonder which one of them might be responsible for her abduction.


CranfordCranford
BBC One, 2007 | Drama
Rating: 4.4/5

This historical five-part show based on three of Elizabeth Gaskell's novellas is brought to the BBC with an all-star cast including Judi Dench. The story follows the lives and loves of the inhabitants of the northern market town over a year in the mid 1800s.


North and South (UK)North and South (UK)
BBC One, 2004 | Drama, Romance, Mini-Series
Rating: 2.5/5

A four part adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell's love story of Margaret Hale, a middle class southerner who is forced to move to the northern town of Milton.