Peake was a member of the Communist Party of Britain Salford branch in her youth.  In her teens, Peake played for Wigan Ladies rugby league team.  Peake's early attempts to enter the acting profession were unsuccessful.
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary directed by Paul Sng (Sleaford Mods - Invisible Britain) and narrated by Maxine Peake,
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Television and film stars come out for Lancaster film festival
There’ll be some famous faces appearing at Lancaster’s longest established film festival on June 3. Julie Hesmondhalgh and Maxine Peake are among the actors with roles in films selected for the LA1 Shorts Film Festival taking place at The Dukes Cinema and,
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Maxine Peake is an English stage, radio, film and television actress, who made her name as Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies. She has since played Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, barrister Martha Costello in the BBC legal drama Silk and Grace Middleton in The Village.
Dec 26, 2021 · A new TV drama about the 1989 disaster tells the story of bereaved mother and campaigner Anne Williams, played by Maxine Peake. Survivor Adrian Tempany talks to the show’s makers and stars @...
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Jan 11, 2022 · The actress is back on screen in Rules of the Game (Picture: REX / Youtube) Since first making a big impact in the BBC comedy Dinnerladies, Maxine Peake has established herself as one of the ...
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