Rita Tushingham

Born: 14 March 1942, Liverpool

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Highlighted works

  • The Bed Sitting Room

    The Bed Sitting Room

    This nightmarishly surreal, quintessentially British comedy about everyday life after a ‘nuclear misunderstanding’ was shelved by its bemused backers for over a year.

  • A Taste of Honey

    A Taste of Honey

    Rita Tushingham delivers a BAFTA-winning performance as a resilient Salford schoolgirl making her way in the world in this classic of 1960s British cinema.

  • Doctor Zhivago

    Doctor Zhivago

    Boris Pasternak’s story of love in the Russian Revolution confirmed David Lean’s standing as the master of the sweeping historical epic.

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