Lesley Walker

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Lesley Walker is a British film and television editor with more than thirty feature film credits.[1] She came into prominence in the 1980s, when she "developed a fast and snappy editing style in the decade, with A Letter to Brezhnev (1985), Mona Lisa, Cry Freedom (1987), and Shirley Valentine."[2] She has worked extensively with directors Terry Gilliam[3] and Richard Attenborough.[4]

Walker's work has been honored by nominations for the BAFTA Award for Best Editing (Mona Lisa (1986) and Cry Freedom (1987)), for the Genie Award for Best Achievement in Editing (Tideland (2005)), and the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award (Mamma Mia! (2008)).

Feature films as editor[edit]

Filmography based on the listing at the Internet Movie Database.[1] The director is indicated in parenthesis.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Lesley Walker on IMDb.
  2. ^ Harper, Sue (2000). Women in British Cinema. Continuum International. p. 231. ISBN 978-0-8264-4733-3. 
  3. ^ Marks, Peter (2009). Terry Gilliam. Manchester University Press. pp. 138, 175, 205, 230. ISBN 978-0-7190-7032-7. 
  4. ^ Perkins, Roy; Martin Stollery (2004). "Lesley Walker". British film editors: the heart of the movie. British Film Institute. pp. 114–115. ISBN 978-1-84457-007-2.