English actress who’s known for playing the role of Vera Brittain in the BBC television drama Testament of Youth in 1979. She received many Best Actress honours for this function including a United kingdom Academy Television Prize. She studied on the London Academy of Dramatic Artwork and started executing on the Palace Theater. She was double a member from the Royal Shakespeare Firm. She was raised the daughter of the air travel pilot in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. She starred contrary Bob Hoskins in the tv screen series Pennies from Heaven in 1978.