Lorna Yabsley

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Lorna Yabsley
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Lorna Yabsley
Born (1964-07-19) 19 July 1964 (age 51)
Salcombe, Devon
Nationality British
Occupation Actress, photographer, author
Years active 1978 - present
Height 5 ft 0 in (1.52 m)
Children Grace

Lorna Yabsley (born in Salcombe 19 July 1964) is a British former actress and photographer who pioneered the "reportage" style of wedding photography during the early 1990s and founded the photographic company "Bang Wallop" based in South Devon, England.[1]

As a teenager she attended Bush Davies School of Theatre Arts in East Grinstead and Elmhurst School for Dance in Camberley, Surrey. She also spent much of this time acting in television dramas and serials. She starred in the, now cult, Tales of the Unexpected (TV series) episode The Flypaper.[2] In 1980 she adopted the stage name Lorna Charles and starred alongside Brenda Blethyn and Patricia Routledge in the Richard Eyre directed The Imitation Game (Play for Today).[3]

Her career in photography, started at the age of 18, working as an assistant for landscape photographer Charlie Waite. Together they set up the specialist photo library Landscape Only.[4]

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Filmography (sometimes credited as Lorna Charles)[edit]

Year Film Role Note
May 1978 The Devil's Crown Alys [7] BBC The Hungry Falcons – Season 1 / Episode 4
August 1978 The Onedin Line BBC The Reverend’s Daughter – Series 6 / Episode 68
March 1979 My Son, My Son Maeve O'Riorden (age 10) [8] BBC
January 1980 Armchair Thriller Sue Craig [9][10] Thames Television The Victim – Season 3 / Episode 1
April 1980 Play for Today Anna Raine – credited as Lorna Charles [11] BBC The Imitation Game – Season 10 / Episode 27
August 1980 Tales of the Unexpected (TV series) Sylvia Wilkinson [12] Anglia Television The Flypaper – Season 3 / Episode 1
October 1980 The Gentle Touch Barbara – credited as Lorna Charles [13] LWT Maggie's Luck – Season 2 / Episode 8
December 1980 The Mystery of the Disappearing Schoolgirls Quarta - credited as Lorna Charles [14] BBC
1981 The Day of the Triffids Susan – credited as Lorna Charles [15] BBC Season 1 / Episode 6
1985 Revolution (1985 film) Uncredited Goldcrest Films

References[edit]

  1. ^ "about". lorna yabsley. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The FLYPAPER (1980)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The IMITATION GAME (1980)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  4. ^ http://www.sfdigital.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/wedding-feature.pdf
  5. ^ "Dream Wedding Photography". Isbndb.com. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Dream Wedding Photography". Isbndb.com. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The HUNGRY FALCONS (1978)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  8. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | MY SON, MY SON[25/03/79] (1979)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  9. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The VICTIM PART 1 (1980)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  10. ^ "Armchair Thriller | A Television Heaven Review". Televisionheaven.co.uk. 21 February 1978. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  11. ^ "The Imitation Game Review. Movie Reviews – Film – Time Out New York". Timeout.com. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  12. ^ "Tales of the Unexpected Complete Third Season (Region 2 DVD Review)". Memorabletv.com. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  13. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | MAGGIE'S LUCK (1980)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  14. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1046960/fullcredits#cast
  15. ^ "BFI | Film & TV Database | The DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS EPISODE 6 (1981)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 

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