Maureen Lipman

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Maureen Lipman: my opinion on casting was not an attack on Helen Mirren | Letter
Letters: If the ethnicity or gender of the character drives the role then that ethnicity should be prioritised, writes Maureen Lipman


12, Jan, 2022 @6:36 PM

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‘Why don’t Jews play Jews?’ – David Baddiel on the row over Helen Mirren as Golda Meir
Maureen Lipman sparked fury by suggesting the ex Israeli PM should not be played by Mirren. But, says David Baddiel, why shouldn’t ‘authentic casting’ apply to all minorities? And where is the outcry over Bojack Horseman?

David Baddiel

12, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Maureen Lipman attacks casting of Helen Mirren as former Israeli PM Golda Meir
Actor says Meir’s Jewishness is ‘integral’ to role and that Ben Kingsley would ‘never be allowed’ to play Nelson Mandela

Andrew Pulver

05, Jan, 2022 @3:45 PM

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Wipe your tears, Maureen Lipman, there is plenty of life left in comedy | Rebecca Nicholson
Far from being on its deathbed, it’s actually in rude health

Rebecca Nicholson

25, Dec, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘Cancel culture’ risks wiping out comedy, claims Maureen Lipman
Actor says laughter is best when forbidden, as survey finds two-thirds don’t know what ‘cancel culture’ is

Kevin Rawlinson

22, Dec, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Maureen Lipman’s partner Guido Castro dies after contracting Covid
Coronation Street star says coronavirus was not main cause of death but ‘weakened him terribly’

Mattha Busby

30, Jan, 2021 @4:55 PM

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Lack of work for older female actors 'fair enough', says Maureen Lipman
The actor said she was ‘too busy getting on with life’ to worry about being ‘thrown on the scrapheap’

Lanre Bakare

30, Nov, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Marcus Rashford given MBE in birthday honours for school meals campaign
Footballer urges PM to extend voucher scheme after being named on list delayed by Covid

Caroline Davies

09, Oct, 2020 @9:30 PM

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Maureen Lipman: 'I'd have to be stark raving mad to support Boris Johnson'
Trans actors, Palestine, Tony Blair, typecasting, socialists with multiple houses … as she stars in Rose, a play that covers everything from the Holocaust to the six-day war, the actor lets rip

Zoe Williams

18, Aug, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Sunday with Maureen Lipman: ‘I’m a vulnerable old heap, but I seem to be all right at the moment'
The actor on radio, pottering and eating ravioli in bed

Michael Segalov

14, Jun, 2020 @5:45 AM

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'I don't believe it!': stars on life haunted by their catchphrases
How do actors cope with having their defining line shouted at them in the streets – for decades? Richard Wilson, Maureen Lipman and Tony Robinson tell all

Ryan Gilbey

23, Jul, 2019 @2:10 PM

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Why didn’t Liam Neeson just stick to the script? | David Mitchell
Is the actor racist? It might explain why he hung around with a cosh 40 years ago, but not why he’d tell anyone now

David Mitchell

10, Feb, 2019 @9:59 AM

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