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13 of 34 nominations


The Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast

Alison Braithwaite from ITV’s ‘At Home with the Braithwaites’ may be one of Amanda Redman’s most memorable characters, but she probably needs more than the Shipping Forecast to get her life back onto an even keel.

Amanda, on the other hand, finds it an immense source of comfort. “There are hundreds of things about England I find most dear, one of them being the ‘Shipping Forecast’ on Radio 4. It makes me feel safe and at home!"

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The Shipping Forecast

Amanda Redman


Currently playing the part of Superintendent Sandra Pullman in the BBC’s ‘New Tricks’, Amanda Redman is now one of the small screen's most established household names. She’s also had successful film roles in ‘Sexy Beast’ and ‘Mike Bassett: England Manager’. Born in Brighton, Amanda has a daughter from her marriage to the actor Robert Glenister.