Alison Steadman to receive Richard Harris honour – BBC News

Jared Harris, son of Richard Harris, said: “Alison Steadman’s work in film is the embodiment of the British ideal that this award celebrates. My father, his peers and the filmmakers they collaborated with lit the torch for that ideal in the ’60s and ’70s.”And the work that Alison did in collaboration with Mike Leigh, Michael Lindsay Hogg and the BBC carried that torch from the ’70s and into the ’80s.”Not only has she created some of the most memorable, truthful and brilliant characters in British cinema, but Alison has also been a vital influence to countless performers who have followed her. We are delighted to be able to celebrate her outstanding contribution to British film.” […]

Read the Full Story: Alison Steadman to receive Richard Harris honour – BBC News

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