Kiri episode 1 review: Sarah Lancashire shines in this gritty and compelling drama

WARNING: This article contains spoilers from episode 1 of Channel 4’s Kiri. From the outset we follow the carer – played superbly by Happy Valley and Last Tango in Halifax’s Sarah Lancashire – and get a sense of the warm and no-nonsense nature. Once more Lancashire commands the screen with her presence in this tragic […]

Kiri’s Sarah Lancashire reveals the detail you missed from THAT drunken vomit scene

Young girl Kiri was on an unsupervised visit to her grandparents when she went missing and was later found dead.  Miriam (played by Sarah Lancashire) immediately found herself at the heart of the investigation, with her superiors questioning why Kiri had been left alone.  As Kiri’s death made national news, the attention from the media […]

Sarah Lancashire talks upcoming Channel Four drama 'Kiri' and what she looks for in a role

GETTY Sarah Lancashire is starring in Kiri, a gripping whodunnit about a girl murdered before adoption Sarah is the star of Kiri, a new Channel 4 four-parter written by Jack Thorne, who penned last year’s acclaimed National Treasure. She plays a social worker, Miriam, who gets blamed when a child in her care (Kiri) is […]

Last Tango in Halifax star Sarah Lancashire on why she's more 'visible' than ever

The actress, who found fame playing Raquel Watts on Coronation Street, said she had “two of the best roles she’s ever had” since turning 40. She told the Sunday Mirror: “I’m 53 this year. It started at 49 with Tango in Halifax and then Happy Valley. I can’t complain at a time when most actors […]

Happy Valley series 3: Sarah Lancashire 'ready' for return – but there's a catch

The 52-year-old won Best Actress at the BAFTA TV Awards 2017 and admitted that she is keen to start filming once again. Lancashire, who plays Sergeant Catherine Cawood in the BBC police drama, revealed that there are currently no scripts for another series yet as they have to wait for writer Sally Wainwright “to be […]