Sarah Lancashire Wiki, Biography, Age, TV Shows, Movies, Family, Images

Sarah Lancashire is a famous director and actress from England. She started her journey in Television and made her first debut TV series Coronation Street in 1987. Later, she got opportunities in films and made her debut film Exam Conditions in 1992. She then acted in many films and TV series. She is well known for her role in Happy Valley, Yesterday, clocking off, and more. Apart from this, Sarah also directed and produced many Television series. Her recent release Happy Valley received critical acclaim, and many appreciated her performance in the series.


Name Sarah jane Abigali Lancashire
Real Name Sarah Lancashire
Nickname Sarah
Profession Actress, Director
Date of Birth October 4, 1964
Age (as of 2023) 59
Zodiac sign Libra
Family Father: Geoffrey Lancashire
Mother: Hilda Lancashire
Marital Status Married (Divorced)
Affairs/Boyfriends NA
Husband Gary Hargreaves (1987-1997)
Peter Salmon (2001)
Children Joseph Peter Salmon, Michael Hargreaves, and Thomas Hargreaves
Religion Christian
Educational Qualification Graduate
School Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England
College Yet to be Updated
Hobbies Listening to music, Singing, Driving, Visiting Theater Plays, Reading
Birth Place Oldham, United Kingdom
Hometown Oldham, England, United Kingdom
Current City Yorkshire and The Humber England, United Kingdom
Nationality British

Social Media Profiles

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Interesting Facts

  • She is not active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Sarah won many awards for her performance.

TV Series

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Coronation Street Wendy Farmer 1 episode
1988 Dramarama Janice Dobbs 1 episode: “Forever Young”
1989 Bradley Wendy 1 episode
1989 Watching Ms. Linden 1 episode: “Joking”
1991 About Face Rebecca 1 episode: “Monkey Business”
Coronation Street Raquel Wolstenhulme (later Watts) 532 episodes
1992 Exam Conditions Secretary Television film
1997 Bloomin’ Marvellous Liz Deacon 6 episodes
1997–1999 Where the Heart is Ruth Goddard 3 series
1998 Verdict Anne Cloves QC 1 episode: “Split Second”
1999 Murder Most Horrid Karen Sullivan 1 episode: “Going Solo”
2000 Clocking Off Yvonne Kolakowski Series 1
2000 Seeing Red Coral Atkins Television film
2000 Chambers Ruth Quirke 6 episodes
2000 My Fragile Heart Trina Lavery Miniseries
2001 Gentleman’s Relish Violet Askey Television film
2001 The Glass Carol Parker 6 episodes
2001 Back Home Peggy Dickinson Television film
2002 The Cry Meg Bartlett Miniseries
2002 Birthday Girl Rachel Jones Television film
2002–2005 Rose and Maloney Rose Linden Pilot and 2 series
2003 Sons and Lovers Gertrude Morel Miniseries
2005 The Rotters’ Club Barbara Chase Miniseries
2005 Cherished Angela Cannings Television film
2006 Angel Cake Elaine Wilson Television film
2007 Skins Mary Miles 1 episode: “Chris”
2007 Sex, The City and Me Ruth Gilbert Television film
2007 Oliver Twist Mrs. Corney Miniseries
2008 Doctor Who Ms. Foster 1 episode: “Partners in Crime”
2008–2011 Lark Rise to Candleford Adult Laura Timmins 4 series;
2009 All the Small Things Esther Caddick 6 episodes
2009 Wuthering Heights Nelly Dean Miniseries
2010 Five Daughters Rosemary Nicholls Miniseries
2010 Inspector George Gently Mallory Brown 1 episode: “Peace and Love”
2012 Upstairs Downstairs Miss Whisset 2 episodes
2012–2013 The Paradise Miss Audrey 2 series
2012–2020 Last Tango in Halifax Caroline McKenzie Dawson 5 series
2014–2023 Happy Valley Catherine Cawood 3 series
2015 The Dresser Madge Television film
2017 School of Roars Mrs Twirlyhorn Cbeebies animation; voiceover
2018 Kiri Miriam Grayson Channel 4 miniseries
2019 MotherFatherSon Angela Howard Main role
2019 The Accident Polly Bevan Channel 4 miniseries
2020 Talking Heads Gwen Episode: An Ordinary Woman
2022–present Julia Julia Child Main role


  • 2004 – The Afternoon Play as Director
  • 2006 – Disappearing Britain as Presenter


  • 2007 – And When Did You Last See Your Father? as Beaty
  • 2016 – Dad’s Army as Mavis Pike
  • 2019 – Yesterday as Liz (Liverpool Stranger)
  • 2021 – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie as Margaret New

Theatre Credits

Year Title Role Venue
1986 Pacific Overtures Unknown Manchester Central Library
1986 The Beauty Game Denise Manchester Central Library
1990 Blood Brothers Linda Albery Theatre, London
1991 Educating Rita Susan “Rita” White Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch
1993 Little Shop of Horrors Audrey Oldham Coliseum Theatre
2005–2006 Guys and Dolls Miss Adelaide Piccadilly Theatre, London
2011 Betty Blue Eyes Joyce Chilvers Novello Theatre, London


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