Joanna Scanlan: 'Depression was like turning around a liner across the ocean'

Joanna Scanlan: 'Depression was like turning around a liner across the ocean'

She was comically brilliant in The Thick of It and Getting On and is heartbreaking in her role as Charles Dickens's wife in The Invisible Woman. But a nervous breakdown almost stalled her career

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We talk to one of the stars of Heading Out about her part in Sue Perkin's cracking new sitcom.

Joanna Scanlan cried after filming The Invisible Woman

Joanna Scanlan cried ”well into the evening” after filming scenes for ‘The Invisible Woman’.

Stella - Ruth Jones, Steve Speirs, Julian Lewis Jones, Mark Lewis Jones, Elizabeth Berrington, Deddie Davies, Owen Teale, Joanna Scanlan and Maggie Steed

Stella - Ruth Jones, Steve Speirs, Julian Lewis Jones, Mark Lewis Jones, Elizabeth Berrington, Deddie Davies, Owen Teale, Joanna Scanlan and Maggie Steed

Getting On -  Jo Brand, Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan

Getting On - Jo Brand, Vicki Pepperdine and Joanna Scanlan

Joanna Scanlan’s Puppy Love - a new comedy with bite | The Times

Joanna Scanlan’s Puppy Love a new comedy with bite

Puppy Love: Joanna Scanlan (left) as Nana V and Vicki Pepperdine as Naomi

Joanna Scanlan: 'Depression was like turning around a liner across the ocean' - Joanna stars in The Invisible Woman (The Guardian)

Joanna Scanlan: 'Depression was like turning around a liner across the ocean'

She was comically brilliant in The Thick of It and Getting On and is heartbreaking in her role as Charles Dickens's wife in The Invisible Woman. But a nervous breakdown almost stalled her career

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joanna scanlan - Google Search

Joanna Scanlan and Ralph Fiennes pose together at the Gala Tribute to Ralph Fiennes in NYC.

Joanna Scanlan wearing Beige Plus with Ralph Fiennes posing together at the Gala Tribute to Ralph Fiennes in NYC.

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Renée Zellweger, 47, wears one-shoulder satin dress

The actress, made a dazzling appearance on Leicester Square, where fans had gathered for a glimpse of the Hollywood star ahead of the film's official launch.

With Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan. Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

With Chris Addison, James Smith, Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan. Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.

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