Publicity photo of Lynda Bellingham

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Dublin Core

Title

Publicity photo of Lynda Bellingham

Subject

Cork Film Festival, Lynda Bellingham

Description

This is a black and white publicity photo of the English actor Lynda Bellingham attributed to PR services, Dublin. Bellingham, wearing a light-coloured dress, is shown glancing upwards and smiling as she eats from a napkin-covered dish.

Lynda Bellingham (1948-2014) was an English actor, broadcaster and author who was a familiar presence on British television, in particular for her work as lunchtime chat show host on Loose Women between 2007 and 2011 with whom she made more than 300 appearances. She also had a long-standing television career including parts in All Creatures Great and Small and Doctor Who as well as film credits that include Confessions of a Driving Instructor (Clare Brough, 1976) and Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers (1977) directed by the Irish director Norman Cohen. Bellingham will be best remembered for her commercial role as the ‘Oxo mum’ in the long-running series of TV ads selling Oxo gravy, between 1983 to 1999. She also worked in theatre and had a successful run with the touring production of Calendar Girls between 2008 and 2012.

Bellingham was married three times and during the 1970s, when she came to Cork, she was married to the film and theatre producer Greg Smith. Smith also came to Cork, and worked with Norman Cohen on the Confessions series of movies.

Creator

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival, PR Services Dublin

Source

Cork Film Festival Collection

Publisher

University College Cork

Date

1972

Contributor

PR Services Dublin

Rights

©PR Services, Dublin. All rights reserved. Please credit Cork International Film Festival & provide a link back to this site.

Format

Photo
TIFF
JPEG

Language

English, eng

Coverage

1972
Cork, Ireland

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photo

Physical Dimensions

205 x 254mm

Citation

University College Cork, Cork Film Festival, PR Services Dublin, “Publicity photo of Lynda Bellingham,” Cork International Film Festival Archive, accessed January 27, 2022, https://corkfilmfest.ucc.ie/items/show/289.