Lesley Manville as Cyril Woodcock

In film, Lesley has worked extensively with Mike Leigh, most notably in Another Year (2010), for which she received the NBR award for Best Actress, British Actress of the Year at the London Critics Circle Awards as well as a BAFTA nomination for the role. In 2002, Leigh and Manville worked together on All or Nothing, for which she also won British Actress of the Year at the London Critics Circle Awards. Other films include Maleficent (2014), Mr. Turner (2014), Topsy Turvy (1999) and Secrets and Lies (1996).

Lesley’s television credits include the Netflix/BBC series "River" (2015) for which she received a BAFTA-TV award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, The Go-Between (2015) and the classic BBC series "Cranford" (2007) and "North and South" (2004).  Lesley received a BAFTA-TV award nomination for Female Performance in a Comedy for the title role in the BBC’s critically acclaimed series "Mum." Series 2 airs in 2017. Following this she will also return to her role in the highly anticipated second series of "Harlots" on Hulu. Set in the world of London’s 18th- century sex trade, Manley stars alongside Samantha Morton and Jessica Brown Findlay.

Lesley has had an illustrious stage career to date, working extensively at the Royal Court, Royal Shakespeare Company, Old Vic and National Theatre. In 2014 Lesley won both the Olivier Award and Critics’ Circle Best Actress Award for her role in Ghosts at The Almeida, London and the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. Her performance received stellar reviews.

Early next year Lesley will return to the stage to revive her role as Mary Tyrone in Long Days Journey Into Night, alongside Jeremy Irons, at Wyndham's Theatre in London, before the production heads to New York and Los Angeles.

Lesley was made an OBE in the 2015 Queens Birthday Honours List.

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