Actor Maxine Peake: "When you reach a certain age as a woman on TV, you get typecast... I've been lucky, but then again I've been like: 'I'm not doing that. I'm not doing that.' Mistresses and prostitutes and wives, gah. I remember when we were doing Silk, [fellow cast member] Rupert Penry-Jones showed me a tweet which said: 'Work hard, young actresses, and one day you can play the wife or mistress of a very interesting character!' ...

Maxine Peake: The misfit

Actor Maxine Peake: "When you reach a certain age as a woman on TV, you get typecast... I've been lucky, but then again I've been like: 'I'm not doing that. I'm not doing that.' Mistresses and prostitutes and wives, gah. I remember when we were doing Silk, [fellow cast member] Rupert Penry-Jones showed me a tweet which said: 'Work hard, young actresses, and one day you can play the wife or mistress of a very interesting character!' ...

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Probably a better look than her bloodied shirt in Hamlet - but Maxine Peake never seems afraid to try out different styles.

Maxine Peake.

The Anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre of Here Maxine Peake is being interviewed by ITV

Maxine Peake was BAFTA nominated for her performances in HANCOCK AND JOAN as well as THE VILLAGE. She can currently be seen performing HAMLET at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.   Credits Include: SILK, BBC  CRIMINAL JUSTICE, BBC  SEE NO EVIL, Granada  HANCOCK AND JOAN, World Productions for BBC  THE VILLAGE, Company Pictures

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Bold, versatile and fiercely democratic: an ode to Maxine Peake | Culture | The Guardian

Bold, versatile and fiercely democratic: an ode to Maxine Peake

Bold, versatile and fiercely democratic: an ode to Maxine Peake | Culture | The Guardian

Hamlet starring Maxine Peake. Even more outstanding than I expected.

Maxine Peake stars as Hamlet at The Royal Exchange, manchester

Maxine Peake

Peake performance: The queen of TV drama on rugby, diets and Bolton ballsiness

Maxine Peake

Shameless actress Maxine Peake continues to be an admirable celebrity. This beautiful actress' talent is equal to her charming and sophisticated appeal.

Maxine Peake (born 14 July 1974) is an English stage, film and television actress known for playing Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies,[3] and, most recently, barrister Martha Costello QC in BBC legal drama Silk

Maxine Peake for Manchester festival

Maxine Peake (born 14 July 1974) is an English stage, film and television actress known for playing Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies,[3] and, most recently, barrister Martha Costello QC in BBC legal drama Silk

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