Production: Dear Scheherazade- Gabrielle Drake is Mrs. Gaskell
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Gabrielle Drake has played many leading roles on television and on stage. Television roles include Lieutenant Gay Ellis in the cult series ‘UFO’, Nicole Freeman in ‘Crossroads’, Jill Hammond in ‘The Brothers’, and Lady Asharton in the ‘Inspector Lynley’ series.
On stage, London West End Theatre performances include Mrs Erlynne in Oscar Wilde’s ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’, Monica in Tom Conti’s production of Noel Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’, as well as leading roles in Peter Hall’s production of ‘An Absolute Turkey’, Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘How the Other Half Loves’, Michael Frayn’s ‘Noises Off’, and John Whiting’s ‘Penny for a Song’.
In an exceptional dramatisation “Dear Scheherazade” actress Gabrielle Drake portrays the Victorian novellist Elizabeth Gaskell in her own words. Directed by Richard Digby-Day