Rosemary Leach dies by Jennie Kermode - 2017-10-22 13:15:09

Rosemary Leach with Helena Bonham Carter in A Room With A View Rosemary Leach, who received BAFTA nominations for her roles in A Room With A View and That'll Be The Day, has died following a short ...

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Rik Mayalls final show to air | Media Monkey

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