Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s Lynda La Plante 30 Minute Life Story Interview…..
Lynda La Plante is one of the worlds biggest Stars in publishing!
Born and brought up in Liverpool, Lancashire, La Plante trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art RADA.
After finishing her studies, using the stage name Lynda Marchal she appeared with the Royal Shakespeare Company in a variety of productions, as well as popular television series including Z-Cars, Educating Marmalade, The Sweeney, The Professionals and Bergerac.
However as an actress she is perhaps best remembered as the hay-fever suffering ghost Tamara Novek in the BBC children’s series Rentaghost.
She’s sold millions of books world wide, many of which have been turned into TV and film drama.
Enjoy an Exclusive and rare in-depth 30 minute interview with one of Liverpool’s biggest Stars…..
La Plante has received many awards over the course of her illustrious career, including an Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University, and also became an honorary member of the British Film Institute.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awarded her with the prestigious Dennis Potter Writers Award. La Plante also received the Edgar Allan Poe Writers’ Award and an Emmy Award for Best Mini Series: Prime Suspect.
In 2008 La Plante was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to Literature, Drama and to Charity, and was presented with the esteemed TV Spielfilm Award for her television adaptation of her novel Above Suspicion at the International Film and Television Festival Conference in Cologne, Germany.
In 2009 La Plante was inducted into the Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame and most recently, in 2013, La Plante was awarded an Honorary Fellowship with the Forensic Science Society (FSSoc), the first non-scientist to be inducted into the professional body – receiving the award for the accuracy with which she portrays forensic science in her work.
Recorded 2008 by Alex Belfield for Celebrity Radio and the BBC.