Vicky McClure

Vicky Lee McClure

Vicky Lee McClure(born 8 May 1983) is an English actress , best known for her work in the films of director Shane Meadows . She played the title character's sister Ladine inA Room for Romeo Brass(1999), and featured in Meadows's successful project and spin offs,This Is England(2006),This is England '86(2010),This Is England '88(2011) andThis Is England '90(2015).

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 Vicky McClure's Career

,McClure spoke of Meadows approaching her for the role while she was in a pub with Andrew Shim . She described the making of the film, which was highly improvised , as "constant laughing and jokes." In 2011, her continued performance as Frances Lorraine "Lol" Jenkins inThis is England '86won her both the British Academy Television Award for Best Actress and the Royal Television Society Award for Best Actress .

She admitted to being slightly star-struck upon first meeting Madonna: "I tried to act as cool as possible but inside I'm like, "Oh my God; there's Madonna!" You can't help it."The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival on 13 February 2008.

She also joined the cast of the British police procedural television series , Line of Duty , in 2012 as DC Kate Fleming, continuing on in the same role in Series 2 (2014) and Series 3 (2016). In 2013, she appeared in the British action-thriller filmHummingbirdopposite Jason Statham .

, based on the book of the same name by Joseph Conrad .

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Line of Dutyco-star Craig Parkinson .

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 Vicky McClure's Personal life

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 Vicky McClure's Filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
1999 A Room for Romeo Brass Ladine Brass
2000 Doctors Kirsty Dunns TV series (1 episode: "Love Me Tender")
2002 Tough Love Zoe Love TV movie
2004 Birth Day Lucia short
2005 The Stairwell Woman short
2006 This Is England Frances Lorraine “Lol” Jenkins
2008 Filth and Wisdom Juliette
2009 Enough Rope Iris video short
Cast Offs Claire TV series (1 episode: "Carrie")
2010 Five Daughters Stacy Nicholls TV series (3 episodes)
Just Before Dawn Fay short
This Is England '86 Frances Lorraine “Lol” Jenkins BAFTA TV Award for Best Actress
RTS Award for Best Actress
TV Choice Award for Best Actress
2011 Walk Like a Panther TV series
Stolen DC Manda Healey TV movie
Coming Up Kelly TV series (1 episode: "Rough Skin")
The Body Farm Tess Williams TV series (1 episode: "Sexual Intentions")
This Is England '88 Frances Lorraine “Lol” Jenkins TV series (3 episodes)
2012 True Love Serena TV series (1 episode: "Nick")
Line of Duty DC Kate Fleming TV series
2013 Broadchurch Karen White TV series
Svengali Film/Post-production
Redemption Dawn Film
2014 Line of Duty DC Kate Fleming TV series
2015 Convenience Levi Film
This Is England '90 Frances Lorraine “Lol” Jenkins TV series (4 episodes)
2016 The Secret Agent Winnie TV series (3 episodes)
Line of Duty DS Kate Fleming (promoted at the end

of series)

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 Vicky McClure's References

  1. McNulty, Bernadette (30 August 2015). "This Is England's Vicky McClure: 'It makes me sad that I'm not going to play Lol'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 
  2. "'This is England' — Vicky McClure Q&A" TimeOut.com, 26 April 2007
  3. Christopher, James; "Review: Madonna's Filth and Wisdom" TimesOnline.co.uk, 14 February 2008
  4. Vicky McClure interview for LeftLion Magazine
  5. "Vicky McClure to make period drama debut for BBC". 12 September 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  6. "Illamasqua's Alter Ego Gallery"
  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HbwIOC13AU
  8. "Jake Bugg - Two Fingers - YouTube". YouTube. 3 November 2015. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  9. Gorman, Rachel (10 October 2015). "At home with Vicky McClure and Jonny Owen". Nottingham Post. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 

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 Vicky McClure's Early life

and educated at the Fernwood Comprehensive School. She also attended the Central Television Workshop where she was spotted by Samantha Morton who helped launch her career.

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 Vicky McClure's Awards and nominations

YearResultAwardCategoryFilm or seriesCharacter
2011Nominated TV Quick Award Best Actress This is England '86 Lol
2011Won RTS Television Award Best Actor (Female) This is England '86 Lol
2011Won BAFTA Television Awards Best Actress This is England '86 Lol
2012Nominated RTS Television Award Best Actor (Female) This is England '88 Lol
2012Nominated BAFTA Television Awards Best Actress This is England '88 Lol
2012Nominated Glamour Award Pandora Breakthrough
2015Nominated BAFTA Television Awards Best Supporting Actress Line of Duty DC Kate Fleming

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