Sarah Radclyffe

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Sarah Radclyffe
Born Sarah Radclyffe
(1950-11-14) November 14, 1950 (age 66)
Nationality British
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1979-presents

Sarah Radclyffe (born 14 November 1950), sometimes credited as Sarah Radcliffe, is a British film producer.[1]

She began working as associative producer in the late 1970s on such films as The Tempest by Derek Jarman.

From 1983 to 1984 she worked on the series The Comic Strip Presents and in 1984 she founded the production company Working Title Films together with partner Tim Bevan.[2] That company's first major production was the Stephen Frears film My Beautiful Laundrette in 1985. Most notable films with Sarah Radclyffe as executive producer were Caravaggio (1986), Wish You Were Here[1] (1987), Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1988), A World Apart (1988), Edward II (1991), Sirens (1994), Second Best, Les Misérables (1998), The Lost Son (1999) and The War Zone (1999) for which she was nominated for the European Film Award.[3] She was also executive producer of Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant which was released in 2009.

She has been married to William Penton Godfrey since 1996 and has two sons, Sam and Callum.[4]

Radclyffe is a trustee of the children's arts charity Anno's Africa.


  1. ^ a b Maslin, Janet (July 24, 1987). "Wish You Were Here (1987) FILM: 'WISH YOU WERE HERE'". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ The Guardian Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan, co-chairmen Working Title Films
  3. ^ "European Film Awards, Nominations 1999". Retrieved 22 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Peerage & Baronetage 2008 (Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage). Debrett's Peerage Ltd, 2007. ISBN 978-187-052-080-5:p 314

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