The unstoppable rise of Lesley Manville — That’s Not My Age


How good is Lesley Manville? With a profession spanning over 4 many years, the 67-year-old actor is unstoppable proper now. I liked her within the magnificent sitcom Mum, she is sensible within the movies Phantom Thread and Mrs Harris Goes To Paris, and I’m having fun with the newest BBC whodunit Magpie Murders. In a latest interview with the Guardian, she talks about her performing profession, age, life and being single. The net characteristic leads with the clickbait-y latter, which I discover irritating, as I’m extra inquisitive about Manville’s flourishing profession than her love life. The hyper hyperlink even contains her ex-husband Gary Oldman’s title. Tsk…That was almost 35 years in the past. Hardly information. And but, she appeared on the entrance cowl of the Guardian journal with the headline ‘High of her sport: Why Lesley Manville is proudly owning it like by no means earlier than.’ That’s extra prefer it. I guess this little transgression has registered on Manville’s ‘bullshitometer’.

Cool styling, although…



On being a feminist in Hollywood, Lesley Manville says:

‘You could preserve preventing. It’s been a gradual battle over a whole lot of years for girls to get the place they’re as we speak. It’s unbelievable how far we nonetheless should go.’





Pictures: Amelia Troubridge and styling: Steph Wilson for the Guardian.

High photograph: Sun shades by G.O.D Eyewear. Jacket by Temperley London.  Second photograph: Gown by Richard Quinn. Third photograph: Gown by Dior. Boots by Christian Louboutin.