Esme Church 1893-1972

Esme Church (10 February 189331 May 1972) was a British actress and theatre director.

She lived in Molash, at Cherry Barton, Church Lane, for a few years until 1967.

In a long career she acted with the Old Vic Company, The Royal Shakespeare Company and on Broadway. She directed plays for the Old Vic, became head of the Old Vic Theatre School and then director of the Bradford Civic Playhouse, with its associated Northern Theatre School.

Her last appearance was in the BBC's Sense and Sensibility, in 1971, as Mary.

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