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Sarah Solemani: ‘I had to hide my pregnancy. I worked until I was due’

She steals the show in the new Bridget Jones film and took a protest to its premiere. The actor-writer-rabblerouser explains why it’s time to shake things up

Sarah Solemani was drunk after a hen do and heading home on a night bus when she bumped into a friend and came up with one of those ideas that seem genius in the early hours of Sunday morning, but invariably never see the light of day. Only, in this case, it did. Less than 48 hours later, she was walking the red carpet at a world premiere in Leicester Square, wearing a dazzling Marchesa gown, and holding a matching placard that read Budget The Baby: Fund creches on film sets #RaisingFilms.

The cause? Improving working conditions for parents in the film industry (the friend she bumped into, Line Langebek, is one of the founders of the initiative, Raising Films, and both women have toddlers). The film?

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