Sarah Badel

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Sarah Badel
BornSarah Badel
(1943-03-30) 30 March 1943 (age 69)
London, England
OccupationActor
Years active1963–present
 
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Sarah Badel
BornSarah Badel
(1943-03-30) 30 March 1943 (age 69)
London, England
OccupationActor
Years active1963–present

Sarah Badel (born 30 March 1943, London, England) is a British stage and film actress. She is the daughter of actors Alan Badel and Yvonne Owen.

Theatrical career

Badel was educated in Poles Convent in Herts[1] and trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; she is now an Associate Member. Sarah Badel made her acting debut in January 1963 in the Bristol Old Vic company's production of Hamlet, which was then touring India.[1][2] Her first appearance in London theatre came in October 1964 in the part of Bella Hedley in Robert and Elizabeth at the Lyric Theatre. Badel made her Broadway theatre debut the following October playing Helen in The Right Honourable Gentleman at the Billy Rose Theatre. In 1966, Badel performed at the Chichester Festival Theatre in such roles as Miss Fanny in The Clandestine Marriage and Anya in The Cherry Orchard. She returned to the Chichester Festival in 1967 and again in 1970. Other venues at which Badel has performed include the National Theatre Company and St George's Playhouse in Islington.[1]. She is also involved in many radio projects including, A Moon for the Misbegotten, Mourning Becomes Electra, and Lucia in London.[2]

Film career

Sarah Badel made her first film appearance in the 1970 British comedy Every Home Should Have One.[1] Other films in which she has appeared include The Shooting Party in 1985 and Not Without My Daughter in 1991.[3] Badel made her first appearance on television in 1962[1] portraying Perdita in a television adaptation of The Winter's Tale. In the 1980 BBC television production of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew she played the lead female role of Katherine opposite John Cleese as Petruchio. Other television programming in which she has appeared includes The Irish R.M. and the 1996 adaptation of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Just Visiting in 2001.[3]Sarah was "Lizzie Eustace" ("The Pallisers"1973)

Notes

  1. ^ a b c d e Ian Herbert, ed. (1981). "BADEL, Sarah". Who's Who in the Theatre. 1. Gale Research Company. p. 34. ISSN 0083-9833. 
  2. ^ a b "Separate Tables". Sonning Eye, Oxfordshire, England. 2009. http://www.millatsonning.com/Separate_Tables.html. Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  3. ^ a b Sarah Badel at the Internet Movie Database