Louise Alexandra Delamere (born 22 July 1969 in WallaseyMerseyside[1]) is an English actress, best known for her role as Lia in the Channel 4 comedy drama No Angels.


 [hide*1 Career


Delamere has appeared in Agatha Christie's Poirot: Evil Under The Sun in which she played Arlena Stewart, an actress who is murdered on a beach. She was featured in the Cadfael episode "The Holy Thief" and appeared in the BBC crime show Waking The Dead as Elaine Ashcroft, again playing a murder victim in the fourth season finale Thin Air. She also had a role in the television drama The Chatterley Affair and has appeared in Torchwood. She played the recurring character Marion James in the fifth series of Waterloo Road.[2]

Personal life[edit]Edit

Delamere is married to Stephen Mangan. They have two sons: Harry (born October 2007) and Frank (born 2010).[citation needed]

She has three brothers; her younger brother is the actor Matthew Delamere, and one of her older brothers is the director Robert Delamere.[citation needed]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Judge Dredd Locker judge
Mad Dogs and Englishmen Sandy
1998 Game On Laura Series 3, Episode 5
2000 Born Romantic Maria
2001 Offending Angels Lady in pub
2003 I'll Be There Janice
2004 Bullet Boy Probation officer
2004–2006 No Angels Lia Costoya Regular cast member
2005 Stories of Lost Souls Woman Segment: Euston Road
2006 Torchwood Diane Holmes Episodes: "Out of Time" and "End of Days"
Daddy's Girl Liz
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Empress Fausta Episode 5: "Constantine"
Blue Murder Lynne Aziz/Paula Hickson Series 3, Episode 1: "The Spartacus Thing"
2007 Doc Martin Carrie Wilson Series 3, Episode 19
2009 Waterloo Road Marion James Series 5
2011 Inspector George Gently Margaret Holdaway Series 4, Episode 1
2012 Vexed Lucy Finch Series 2, Episode 3
2013– Holby City Colette Sheward
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