One of the UK's most accomplished and best loved comic actresses.
Her many theatre credits include When We Were Married, A Little Night Music, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Old Money, Peggy For You, Re-Joyce and extensive work for the National Theatre.
For television, her work includes Ladies of Letters, Skins, He Kills Coppers, Sensitive Skin, About Face, All at No. 20, Agony, Cold Enough for Snow and Eskimo Day; and for film, Bridge of Lies, Flight of Fancy, The Pianist, Carry on Columbus, Educating Rita and Gumshoe.
Maureen Lipman image © Manuel Harlan