Vicky McClure is one of the UK’s most exciting actors. Thanks to Shane Meadows’ This is England 86, she has already claimed a Best Leading Actress BAFTA for her mesmerizing and heartbreaking performance as Lol. She was nominated again for the same role in This is England 88 and finished the story with This is England 90. Originally learning her craft at the Nottingham TV Workshop, an acting school responsible for launching the careers of Jack O’Connell, Samantha Morton, Toby Kebbell and Joe Dempsie, she was discovered by Shane and starred in one of his earlier films, A Room for Romeo Brass then was asked to join the This is England family.
McClure has gone on to star in the best-produced drama we’ve seen, the multi-award-winning Line of Duty (BBC ONE), series one of hit dra