Joan Bakewell

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Joan Bakewell was born on April 16, 1933 in Stockport, Cheshire, England as Joan Dawson Rowlands. She is a writer and actress, known for Iris (2001), The Touchables (1968) and Mother Love (1989). She was previously married to Jack Emery and Michael Bakewell. See full bio »

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Known For

Iris BBC Presenter
(2001)
The Touchables Interviewer
(1968)
Mother Love TV Commentartor
(1989)
Screen One Joan Bakewell
(1989)

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 2018 Vive la Revolution! Joan Bakewell on May '68 (TV Movie documentary) (writer)
 1967 Late Night Line-Up (TV Series) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 1 August 1967 (1967) ... (narrative script)
  Forward to Retirement (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode, 1966) (narrative script - 9 episodes, 1966)
- Organising A Pre-Retirememt Course (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Finding SomethingTo Do (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Leisure for Pleasure (1966) ... (narrative script)
- Keeping Healthy (1966) ... (narrative script)
 1964-1965 Meeting Point (TV Series documentary) (script - 2 episodes)
- Learning to Live (1965) ... (script)
- What Kind of Loving? (1964) ... (script)
 1964 Home At Four-Thirty (TV Series) (narrative script)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Police recruitment campaign. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | See more »

Alternate Names:

Baroness Bakewell | Dame Joan Bakewell | Joan Bakewell CBE | Joan Bakewell DBE
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I think the fact that people are phased out, people like Moira Stuart and Selina (Selina Scott) - out of the public eye - when they become a certain age is a real disadvantage to serious broadcasting. There's a whole segment of the British population that does not see its equivalent in serious broadcasting and that is women over 55. Now, that is not healthy for a broadcasting organisation's ... See more »

Trivia:

In the early 1960s had an extra-marital affair with writer Harold Pinter. Later Pinter went on to write what became the movie Betrayal (1983) which told the story of their affair. See more »

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The Thinking Man's Crumpet

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Aries

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