Susan Penhaligon: Actress bemoans lack of TV roles for older actresses

TV has no time for older actresses, Susan Penhaligon, the former Bouquet Of Barbed Wire actress, said today.

Penhaligon, 61, was hailed the "face of the decade" in the Seventies and the British answer to Brigitte Bardot.

But the actress, whose 1976 drama Bouquet Of Barbed Wire is being remade by ITV, told the Radio Times: "Thankfully I love theatre, as TV really doesn't want older actresses."

 

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