Why British actor and author Celia Im...

Why British actor and author Celia Imrie is the witty poster girl for older women

Celia Imrie was 22 when she made her first trip abroad, to Australia, as an assistant stage manager on a Royal Shakespeare Company global tour in 1975. Her gut instinct told her she should be seeking an acting role but the production's famous cast - Glenda Jackson, Jennie Linden, Patrick Stewart and Constance Chapman - was too hard to refuse.

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