Joanna Lumley OBE is an award-winning actress, presenter and charity campaigner.
For over 4 decades Joanna has had numerous television roles and has starred in over 25 major movies including:
- On Her Majesty’s Service
- Shirley Valentine
- The Pink Panther
- The Wolf of Wall Street
- Absolutely Fabulous
Lumley’s television breakthrough came in 1976, with her role as super-agent ‘Purdey’ in the sitcom ‘The New Avengers’.
Other roles followed, most notably the sci-fi adventure series ‘Sapphire & Steel’ in which Joanna starred in between 1979 and 1982.
In 1992, Joanna’s role of the outrageous, champagne-swigging, bee-hived hedonist ‘Patsy Stone’ was introduced to UK public and later to an international audience in the award-winning BBC television comedy series ‘Absolutely Fabulous’.
Aside from acting and presenting documentaries on a number of genres including travel and wildlife, Lumley is a dedicated campaigner for human rights and animal welfare.
Joanna is equally known for her successful campaign supporting the rights of Gurkha veterans to live in the UK.
In the 1995 Queen’s New Year Honours, Joanna was awarded an OBE for services to drama and charity.
Joanna Lumley OBE is available for Q&A led speeches and as a host for awards ceremonies.