Angela Lonsdale Actor

Angela Lonsdale (born Angela Smith; 1970), is an English actress. Born to a policeman father, Lonsdale's passion for acting was showcased in the Brewery Youth Theatre at the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal. Working behind the box office, Lonsdale's talent was nurtured by the then Arts Centre Director, Anne Pierson. She took part in a large number of amateur productions, including plays by local playwrights John Newman-Holden and Tim Bull. After initial rejection, Lonsdale then graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Lonsdale is best known for playing police officer Emma Taylor on Coronation Street. Taylor married veteran character Curly Watts, played by Kevin Kennedy. After birth of their child, both characters left the programme in 2003. She then took a regular part in the long-running television series The Bill. Lonsdale appeared as DI Eva Moore in the daytime BBC series Doctors. She left on 21 October 2008 after being shot and presumed dead by an old criminal acquaintance, but in actual reality left Leatherbridge for her own and Jimmi's safety. She made a brief return to Doctors in September 2011.

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Place of birth
United Kingdom




1. The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Colleges/University

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (formerly Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) is a conservatoire of music, drama, and dance in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland. Founded in 1845 as the Glasgow Educational Association, it is the busiest performing arts venue in Scotland. The current Principal is Professor John Wallace, CBE, a trumpet player, the President is Sir Cameron Mackintosh, and the Patron is HRH The Duke of Rothesay.

Type Music school
Official web page
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender

People attended The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland connected by profession and/or age

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Movie performances

1. Joe Maddison's War (2010)

Drama, War
played Polly Maddison
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
Howard Ella
Patrick Collerton
7 Show list

Joe Maddison's War is a 2010 television film written by Alan Plater about strained family and social relations in wartime. Directed by Patrick Collerton and filmed partly on location in South Shields, it presents a view of World War II through the eyes of shipyard worker and World War I veteran Joe Morrison who serves in the Home Guard during the Blitz while his son and son-in-law are enlisted for oversea service.


Top cast

Mr. Simpson
Selina Rutherford
Joe Maddison
Father Connolly
Harry Crawford
Jenny Barlow
Alan Maddison
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
World War II
Chris Seager
United Kingdom

Starring TV roles

1. All Quiet on the Preston Front

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages

British Broadcasting Corporation
January 4th, 1994 September 8th, 1997 6
Kate Gartside

Guest TV appearances

A Touch of Frost

Program genre

Police procedural
Crime Fiction

External resources

A Touch of Frost is a television detective series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R. D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes in the first 1992 series went to Richard Harris, with screenplays credited to Wingfield.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S05-E03 February 23rd, 1997 WPC Harman


Program genre

Soap opera
Medical drama
Medical fiction

Official site

External resources

Casualty, stylised as CASUAL⁺Y, is a British medical drama that airs weekly on BBC One, and the longest-running emergency medical drama television series in the world. Created by Jeremy Brock and Paul Unwin, it was first broadcast on 6 September 1986, and transmitted in the UK on BBC One. The original producer was Geraint Morris.nThe programme is based around the fictional Holby City Hospital and focuses on the staff and patients of the hospital's Accident and Emergency Department. The show has very few ties to its sister programme Holby City, which began as a spin-off from Casualty in 1999, set in the same hospital. Casualty is shown weekly on a Saturday evening, which has been its time slot since the early 1990s.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S12-E22 January 31st, 1998
S12-E23 February 7th, 1998 Karen Sunderland

Holby City

Program genre

Medical drama
Medical fiction
Soap opera

Official site

External resources

Holby City, stylised as HOLBY CI⁺Y, is a British medical drama television series that airs weekly on BBC One.nThe series was created by Tony McHale and Mal Young as a spin-off from the established BBC medical drama Casualty, and premiered on 12 January 1999. It is set in the same hospital as Casualty, in the fictional city of Holby, and featured occasional crossovers of characters and plots with both Casualty and the show's 2007 police procedural spin-off HolbyBlue. Its first executive producers were Mal and Johnathan Young, who were succeeded by Kathleen Hutchison from 2003 to 2004, Richard Stokes from 2004 to 2006, McHale from 2006 to 2010, Belinda Campbell from 2010 to 2011, Johnathan Young from 2011 to 2013, and Oliver Kent from 2013.nThe show follows the lives of medical and ancillary staff at the fictional Holby City Hospital. It began with eleven main characters in its first series, all of whom have since left the show. New main characters have been both written in and out of the series since, with a core of fifteen main actors employed on the serial at any given time.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S07-E12 December 28th, 2004 Gina Calder


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