BAFTA Film Award.
2 wins & 7 nominations.
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... Mother Hildegarde
Madame Schirmer (as Frances De La Tour)
Miss Ruth Jones (as Frances De La Tour)
One of only a handful of women to play the title role in 'Hamlet'.
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Frances De La Tour | Frances De la Tour
5' 7" (1.7 m)
Did You Know?
I didn't think that Rising Damp
(1974) would have quite the longevity it's enjoying actually. At the time we knew it was good because it was very well written by Eric Chappell
, and he wrote characters as well as situations. In fact, very little situation happens in this particular situation comedy, it's character based. And we knew it was good but there were a lot of very popular and good sitcoms...
She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award (then called SWET Award) for Best Actress for her role in 'Duet For One' in 1980.
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