One of Britain's best-known television actresses, Lesley Sharp previously worked with Mike Leigh on 'Naked'. On television she has starred in some of the most prominent contemporary drama series of recent years, including 'Playing The Field', 'Clocking Off' and 'Bob and Rose', as well as the single dramas 'Great Expectations', 'The Moonstone', 'The Second Coming' (recently BAFTA-nominated), 'Carrie's War' and 'Carla'. On stage, she has appeared in recent National Theatre productions of 'Mother Courage' and 'Uncle Vanya' as well as David Hare's 'Murmuring Judges'. At the Royal Court Theatre she was seen in the revival of Caryl Churchill's 'Top Girls', 'Our Country's Good' and 'The Recruiting Officer'. Lesley Sharp's film credits include 'The Full Monty' and 'From Hell', and, most recently, 'Cheeky'.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
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