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


How good is Lesley Manville? With a profession spanning over 4 a long time, 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 appearing profession, age, life and being single. The web function leads with the clickbait-y latter, which I discover irritating, as I’m extra interested by Manville’s flourishing profession than her love life. The hyper hyperlink even consists of her ex-husband Gary Oldman’s identify. Tsk…That was practically 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:

‘It is advisable to hold combating. It’s been a sluggish battle over a whole lot of years for girls to get the place they’re at present. It’s unbelievable how far we nonetheless must go.’





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

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