Lynda La Plante

Writer, Actress, Producer

Writer, Actress, Producer


Lynda La Plante was born on March 15, 1943 in Liverpool, England as Lynda J Titchmarsh. She is a writer and actress, known for Prime Suspect (1991), Prime Suspect 3 (1993) and Widows (2018). She was previously married to Richard La Plante.
Birth date
1943-03-15
Awards
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterWidows
(based on "Widows" by)
2018
WriterPrime Suspect 1973
(TV Mini-Series) (book by - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (book by) - Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (book by) - Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (book by) - Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (book by) - Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (book by) Show all 6 episodes
2017
WriterAbove Suspicion
(TV Series) (5 episodes, 2009 - 2012) (writer - 3 episodes, 2011) (book - 3 episodes, 2010) (creator - 3 episodes, 2010) - Silent Scream Part 3 (2012) - Silent Scream Part 2 (2012) - Silent Scream Part 1 (2012) - Deadly Intent Part 3 (2011) ... (writer) - Deadly Intent Part 2 (2011) ... (writer) Show all 11 episodes
WriterPrime Suspect
(TV Series) (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by - 12 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by - 1 episode, 2011) - Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by) - Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by) - The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (ITV series 'Prime Suspect' created by) - A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by) - Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (ITV series "Prime Suspect" created by) Show all 13 episodes
WriterTrial & Retribution
(TV Series) (1 episode, 2004) (written by - 13 episodes, 1997 - 2007) (creator - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (devised & written by - 4 episodes, 1997 - 1999) (writer - 3 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (deviser - 2 episodes, 1997 - 1998) - Siren: Part 1 (2009) ... (creator) - The Box: Part 1 (2008) ... (writer) - Conviction: Part 2 (2008) ... (creator) - Conviction: Part 1 (2008) ... (creator) - Mirror Image: Part 1 (2007) ... (writer) Show all 26 episodes
WriterThe Commander: Abduction
(TV Movie)
2008
WriterThe Commander: The Fraudster
(TV Movie)
2007
WriterThe Commander: The Devil You Know
(TV Movie)
2007
WriterThe Commander: Blacklight
(TV Movie) (storyline deviser) / (written by)
2006
WriterThe Commander: Blackdog
(TV Movie) (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
2005
WriterThe Commander: Virus
(TV Movie) (deviser - uncredited) / (written by)
2005
WriterThe Commander
(TV Movie)
2003
WriterWidows
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 4 episodes) - Hour Four (2002) ... (written by) - Hour Three (2002) ... (written by) - Hour Two (2002) ... (written by) - Hour One (2002) ... (written by)
2002
WriterFramed
(TV Movie) (1992 film "Framed")
2002
WriterThe Warden
(TV Movie) (story "The Governor")
2001
WriterMind Games
(TV Movie) (creator)
2001
WriterCold Shoulder
(TV Movie)
2000
WriterSupply & Demand
(TV Mini-Series) (creator - 6 episodes, 1998) (written by - 5 episodes, 1998) (writer - 1 episode, 1998) - Blood Ties: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by) - Blood Ties: Part 1 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by) - Golden Goose: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by) - Golden Goose: Part 1 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by) - Raw Recruit: Part 2 (1998) ... (creator) / (written by) Show all 6 episodes
WriterKiller Net
(TV Mini-Series) (creator - 4 episodes, 1998) (writer - 4 episodes, 1998) - Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer) - Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (creator) / (writer)
WriterBella Mafia
(TV Movie) (novel) / (teleplay)
1997
WriterSupply & Demand
(TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
1997
WriterThe Prosecutors
(TV Movie)
1996
WriterThe Governor
(TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1996) - Episode #2.6 (1996) ... (writer) - Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (written by) Show all 7 episodes
WriterShe's Out
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (written by) - Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (written by) Show all 6 episodes
1995
WriterThe Lifeboat
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Troubled Waters (1994) ... (writer)
1994
WriterPrime Suspect 3
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes) - Part 2 (1993) ... (written by) - Part 1 (1993) ... (written by)
1993
WriterComics
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1993) - Episode #1.1 (1993)
1993
WriterSeekers
(TV Series) (2 episodes) - Episode #1.2 (1993) - Episode #1.1 (1993)
1993
WriterFramed
(TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.1 (1992) ... (writer)
1992
WriterPrime Suspect 2
(TV Mini-Series) (devised by - 2 episodes) - Price to Pay: Part 2 (1992) ... (devised by) - Operation Nadine: Part 1 (1992) ... (devised by)
1992
WriterCivvies
(TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.5 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.4 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.3 (1992) ... (writer) - Episode #1.2 (1992) ... (writer) Show all 6 episodes
1992
WriterScreen One
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Seconds Out (1992) ... (writer)
1992
WriterPrime Suspect
(TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes) - Price to Pay: Part 2 (1991) ... (written by) - Price to Pay: Part 1 (1991) ... (written by)
1991
WriterUnnatural Causes
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - Hidden Talents (1986) ... (writer)
1986
WriterWidows
(TV Mini-Series) (writer - 8 episodes, 1983 - 1985) (by - 4 episodes, 1983) - Episode #2.6 (1985) ... (writer) - Episode #2.5 (1985) ... (writer) - Episode #2.4 (1985) ... (writer) - Episode #2.3 (1985) ... (writer) - Episode #2.2 (1985) ... (writer) Show all 12 episodes
WriterThe Kids from 47A
(TV Series) (8 episodes) - The Row (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal) - Binny's Boyfriend (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal) - The Guiding Light (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal) - Cinderella (1974) ... (as Lynda Marchal) - The Meeting (1973) ... (as Lynda Marchal) Show all 8 episodes
1973-1974
RoleTitleYear
ActressOnce in a Life Time
(TV Movie) Helen (as Lynda Marchal)
1988
ActressBulman
(TV Series) Colonel Hernandez - Death of a Hitman (1985) ... Colonel Hernandez (as Lynda Marchal)
1985
ActressThe Brief
(TV Series) Mrs. Marley - Landscape (1984) ... Mrs. Marley (as Lynda Marchal)
1984
ActressPartners in Crime
(TV Mini-Series) Phyllis Betts - The Affair of the Pink Pearl (1983) ... Phyllis Betts (as Lynda Marchal)
1983
ActressThe Last Song
(TV Series) Gillian - Episode #2.7 (1983) ... Gillian (as Lynda Marchal)
1983
ActressCrown Court
(TV Series) Belinda Heaton / Fellcity Carilne - A Proper Man: Part 1 (1983) ... Belinda Heaton - Peanuts: Part 1 (1982) ... Fellcity Carilne (as Lynda Marchal)
1982-1983
ActressHigh Road to China
Lina (as Lynda Marchal)
1983
ActressEducating Marmalade
(TV Series) Mrs. Atkins - Marmalade at the Albert Hall (1983) ... Mrs. Atkins (as Lynda Marchal) - The Nativity Play (1982) ... Mrs. Atkins (as Lynda Marchal) - Short Sharp Shock (1982) ... Mrs. Atkins (as Lynda Marchal) - Nanny (1982) ... Mrs. Atkins (as Lynda Marchal) - Marmalade in Venice (1982) ... Mrs. Atkins (as Lynda Marchal) Show all 10 episodes
1982-1983
ActressThe Draughtsman's Contract
Mrs Clement (as Lynda Marchal)
1982
ActressBognor
(TV Series) Lady Aubergine - Just Desserts: Part 3 - The Fastest Cork in the West (1982) ... Lady Aubergine (as Lynda Marchal) - Just Desserts: Part 2 - A Health Warning (1982) ... Lady Aubergine (as Lynda Marchal) - Just Desserts: Part 1 - Scoff Not (1982) ... Lady Aubergine (as Lynda Marchal)
1982
ActressBergerac
(TV Series) Lisa Reynolds - Relative Values (1981) ... Lisa Reynolds (as Lynda Marchal)
1981
ActressTheatre Box
(TV Series) Mrs. Atkins - Marmalade Atkins in Space (1981) ... Mrs. Atkins (as Lynda Marchal)
1981
ActressWinston Churchill: The Wilderness Years
(TV Mini-Series) Mrs. Pekenhem-Walsh - In High Places (1981) ... Mrs. Pekenhem-Walsh (as Lynda Marchal)
1981
ActressComing Home
(TV Series) Muriel Maddocks - Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.5 (1981) ... Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.4 (1981) ... Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.3 (1981) ... Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.2 (1981) ... Muriel Maddocks (as Lynda Marchal) Show all 6 episodes
1981
ActressIn Loving Memory
(TV Series) Mrs. Beatty - The Fall of the House of Unsworth (1980) ... Mrs. Beatty (as Lynda Marchal)
1980
ActressThe Professionals
(TV Series) Viv Copeland - The Acorn Syndrome (1980) ... Viv Copeland (as Lynda Marchal)
1980
ActressThe Gentle Touch
(TV Series) Juanita Shervington - Something Blue (1980) ... Juanita Shervington (as Lynda Marchal)
1980
ActressSheppey
(TV Movie) Bessie Legros (as Lynda Marchal)
1980
ActressWhy Didn't They Ask Evans?
(TV Movie) Mrs. Roberts (as Lynda Marchal)
1980
ActressRentaghost
(TV Series) Tamara Novek - Episode #5.5 (1980) ... Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #5.4 (1980) ... Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #5.3 (1980) ... Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #5.2 (1980) ... Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #5.1 (1980) ... Tamara Novek (as Lynda Marchal)
1980
ActressPenmarric
(TV Series) 'Mrs. Smith' - Episode #1.12 (1979) ... 'Mrs. Smith' (as Lynda Marchal)
1979
ActressGrandad
(TV Series) Jeanette - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Jeanette (as Lynda Marchal)
1979
ActressPlay for Today
(TV Series) Cecilia Plasche - Coming Out (1979) ... Cecilia Plasche (as Lynda Marchal)
1979
ActressHorse in the House
(TV Series) Anya - Strangles: Part 2 (1979) ... Anya (as Lynda Marchal) - Strangles: Part 1 (1979) ... Anya (as Lynda Marchal)
1979
ActressThe Sweeney
(TV Series) Eve Fisher - Victims (1978) ... Eve Fisher (as Lynda Marchal)
1978
ActressThe Sunday Drama
(TV Series) Jenny Hiketier - Wings of Song (1978) ... Jenny Hiketier (as Lynda Marchal)
1978
ActressOut
(TV Series) Angela - A Little Heart to Heart with Miss Bangor (1978) ... Angela (as Lynda Marchal)
1978
ActressSend in the Girls
(TV Series) Vera - Goosepimples (1978) ... Vera (as Lynda Marchal)
1978
ActressSeven Faces of Woman
(TV Series) Fritzie Ritz - She: Anxious Anne (1977) ... Fritzie Ritz (as Lynda Marchal)
1977
ActressThe ITV Play
(TV Series) Vera - Our Young Mr Wignall (1976) ... Vera (as Lynda Marchal)
1976
ActressBeasts
(TV Mini-Series) Young Woman - Special Offer (1976) ... Young Woman (as Lynda Marchal)
1976
ActressBeryl's Lot
(TV Series) Joyce - Backs to the Wall (1974) ... Joyce (as Lynda Marchal)
1974
ActressHey Brian!
(TV Series) - Episode #1.4 (1973) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
1973
ActressAll Our Saturdays
(TV Series) Rita da Costa - 100 Years of Outstanding Underthings (1973) ... Rita da Costa (as Lynda Marchal)
1973
ActressThe Doctors
(TV Series) Molly Dolan - Episode #1.94 (1970) ... Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.93 (1970) ... Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.92 (1970) ... Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.91 (1970) ... Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.89 (1970) ... Molly Dolan (as Lynda Marchal) Show all 53 episodes
1969-1970
ActressLife with Johnny
(TV Series) Janet - Johnny Faces Facts (1969) ... Janet (as Lynda Marchal) - Johnny Come Home (1969) ... Janet (as Lynda Marchal)
1969
ActressOut of the Unknown
(TV Series) Miss. Harvey - 1+1=1.5 (1969) ... Miss. Harvey (as Lynda Marchal)
1969
ActressBBC Show of the Week
(TV Series) - Simply Sheila (1968) ... (as Lynda Marchal)
1968
ActressArmchair Theatre
(TV Series) Lena - Marriage and Henry Sunday (1967) ... Lena (as Lynda Marchal)
1967
ActressZ Cars
(TV Series) Rita / Marlene Nesbitt / Janey Hinden / ... - Sheena: Part 2 (1967) ... Rita (as Lynda Marchal) - Sheena: Part 1 (1967) ... Rita (as Lynda Marchal) - The Nesbitts Are Back: Part 2 (1967) ... Marlene Nesbitt (as Lynda Marchal) - The Nesbitts Are Back: Part 1 (1967) ... Marlene Nesbitt (as Lynda Marchal) - Remembrance of a Guest (1963) ... Janey Hinden (as Lynda Marchal) Show all 6 episodes
1962-1967
ActressCoronation Street
(TV Series) Victoria - Episode #1.491 (1965) ... Victoria (as Lynda Marchal) - Episode #1.490 (1965) ... Victoria (as Lynda Marchal)
1965
RoleTitleYear
ProducerAbove Suspicion
(TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes) - Silent Scream Part 3 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Silent Scream Part 2 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Silent Scream Part 1 (2012) ... (executive producer) - Deadly Intent Part 3 (2011) ... (executive producer) - Deadly Intent Part 2 (2011) ... (executive producer) Show all 9 episodes
2010-2012
ProducerPrime Suspect
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (executive producer) - Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (executive producer) - The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (executive producer) - A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (executive producer) - Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (executive producer) Show all 13 episodes
2011-2012
ProducerTrial & Retribution
(TV Series) (producer - 26 episodes, 1997 - 2009) (executive producer - 5 episodes, 2007 - 2009) - Shooter: Part 1 (2009) ... (producer) - Ghost Train: Part 1 (2009) ... (producer) - Siren: Part 1 (2009) ... (executive producer) - Tracks: Part 1 (2008) ... (producer) - The Box: Part 1 (2008) ... (producer) Show all 31 episodes
ProducerThe Commander: Blacklight
(TV Movie) (producer)
2006
ProducerImagine Me & You
(executive producer)
2005
ProducerThe Commander: Blackdog
(TV Movie) (producer)
2005
ProducerThe Commander: Virus
(TV Movie) (producer)
2005
ProducerMothers and Daughters
(executive producer)
2004
ProducerThe Commander
(TV Movie) (producer)
2003
ProducerWidows
(TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - Hour Four (2002) ... (executive producer) - Hour Three (2002) ... (executive producer) - Hour Two (2002) ... (executive producer) - Hour One (2002) ... (executive producer)
2002
ProducerFramed
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2002
ProducerThe Warden
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2001
ProducerMind Games
(TV Movie) (producer)
2001
ProducerCold Shoulder
(TV Movie) (executive producer)
2000
ProducerSupply & Demand
(TV Mini-Series) (producer - 6 episodes) - Blood Ties: Part 2 (1998) ... (producer) - Blood Ties: Part 1 (1998) ... (producer) - Golden Goose: Part 2 (1998) ... (producer) - Golden Goose: Part 1 (1998) ... (producer) - Raw Recruit: Part 2 (1998) ... (producer) Show all 6 episodes
1998
ProducerKiller Net
(TV Mini-Series) (producer - 4 episodes) - Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (producer) - Episode #1.3 (1998) ... (producer) - Episode #1.2 (1998) ... (producer) - Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (producer)
1998
ProducerSupply & Demand
(TV Movie) (producer)
1997
ProducerThe Prosecutors
(TV Movie) (executive producer - as Lynda LaPlante)
1996
ProducerThe Governor
(TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (producer) - Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (producer) - Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (producer) - Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (producer) - Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (producer) Show all 6 episodes
1995
ProducerShe's Out
(TV Mini-Series) (associate producer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (1995) ... (associate producer) - Episode #1.5 (1995) ... (associate producer) - Episode #1.4 (1995) ... (associate producer) - Episode #1.3 (1995) ... (associate producer) - Episode #1.2 (1995) ... (associate producer) Show all 6 episodes
1995
ProducerThe Lifeboat
(TV Series) (executive producer)
1994
ProducerPrime Suspect 3
(TV Mini-Series) (associate producer - 2 episodes) - Part 2 (1993) ... (associate producer) - Part 1 (1993) ... (associate producer)
1993
RoleTitleYear
SelfLoose Women
(TV Series) Self - Episode #24.196 (2020) ... Self - Episode #18.171 (2014) ... Self - Episode #18.22 (2013) ... Self - Episode #16.191 (2012) ... Self - Episode #14.207 (2010) ... Self Show all 9 episodes
2007-2020
SelfThis Morning
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 2 April 2020 (2020) ... Self - Episode dated 5 March 2019 (2019) ... Self - Episode dated 18 February 2014 (2014) ... Self - Episode dated 21 June 2011 (2011) ... Self - Episode dated 31 March 2006 (2006) ... Self Show all 6 episodes
2004-2020
SelfWeekend
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #1.16 (2014) ... Self - Guest
2014
SelfThe British Soap Awards 2014
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
2014
SelfBritain's Favourite Detectives
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Crime Writer (as Linda La Plante, Lynda La Plante)
2014
SelfGoodbye Granadaland
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Writer, Prime Suspect
2013
SelfCrime Connections
(TV Series documentary) Self - Author & Creator 'Above Suspicion' - Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Self - Author & Creator 'Above Suspicion'
2012
SelfThe A to Z of Crime
(TV Series documentary) Self - H to L (2011) ... Self - A to D (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfBreakfast
(TV Series) Self - Author - Episode dated 23 June 2011 (2011) ... Self - Author
2011
SelfThe People's Detective
(TV Series documentary) Self - Marple/Tennison (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfThe One Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 9 February 2009 (2009) ... Self - Episode #3.2 (2008) ... Self
2008-2009
SelfProfiling
(TV Series documentary) Self - Lynda La Plante (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfDrama Trails
(TV Series documentary) Self - 'The Fixer' to 'Trial and Retribution' (2008) ... Self - 'The Vice' to 'Prime Suspect' (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfVerity Lambert: Drama Queen
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe Alan Titchmarsh Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 13 March 2008 (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfThat Antony Cotton Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.24 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfThe New Paul O'Grady Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.9 (2006) ... Self - Episode #2.16 (2005) ... Self
2005-2006
SelfDrama Connections
(TV Series documentary) Self - Prime Suspect (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfThe Story of ITV: The People's Channel
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Drama (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfKelly
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 15 April 2005 (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfGood Morning Australia
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 8 November 2004 (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfRuby
(TV Series) Self - Episode #4.6 (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfFrench and Saunders
(TV Series) Self - Baywatch (1996) ... Self
1996
SelfThe 46th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee
1994
SelfThe South Bank Show
(TV Series documentary) Self - Lynda La Plante (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfAspel & Company
(TV Series) Self - Episode #10.10 (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfPebble Mill
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 10 November 1992 (1992) ... Self
1992
SelfWogan
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 1 February 1989 (1989) ... Self - Guest
1989