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(born ) is an English actress, former model, author and activist.

She won two BAFTA TV Awards for her role as Patsy Stone in the BBC sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992–2012), and was nominated for the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for the Broadway revival of La Bête.

The film’s extraordinary liberal/fascistic myth-confection still fascinates.

15 CERT, Artificial Eye, £15.99 Alice in Wonderland Tim Burton’s imagination makes this version of Lewis Carroll’s tale wonderfully weird at times, as it should; Johnny Depp is an unsettling Mad Hatter, Helena Bonham Carter’s Queen of Hearts scores highly.

It’s only a pity that Linda Woolverton’s politically correct script distrusts the original’s odd magic.

PG CERT, Eureka: Masters of Cinema, £22.99 The Larry Sanders Show: The First & Second Seasons Garry Shandling’s rich, pioneering chat show-sitcom (1992-1998) finally comes to DVD.

The psychopathology of celebrity culture is exposed in superb episodes radiating moral anger and cool irony.

Nicolas Cage fascinates as a tortured, corrupt cop.

18 CERT, Lion’s Gate, £19.99 The Ghost A darkly satirical Hitchcockian thriller about a British ex-PM in exile, Polanski’s best recent film, co-scripted with novelist Robert Harris, has ghostwriter Ewan Mc Gregor struggling with the memoir.It weirdly resembles Shutter Island: a troubled Di Caprio navigates levels of reality, again haunted by a seductive/vindictive dead wife (Marion Cotillard).12A CERT, Warners, £22.99 Restrepo Film-makers Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger (writer of The Perfect Storm) spent 15 months with a US Army platoon in Afghanistan’s combat-torn Korengal Valley: Restrepo (the title refers to a forward outpost named for a fallen comrade) is the riveting documentary result.The two earlier, stupendous adventures, are also included here.PG CERT, Pixar/Disney, £37.99 Downton Abbey Cherishable period recreation of posh life in our pleasant land before the Great War – bitchy repartee, class tension, snogging, grandes dames and bustling servants in enviable mansions.In 2013, she received the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards and in 2017, she was honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship award.

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