Louise Delamere

Louise Alexandra Delamere (born 17 June 1969) is an English actress, best known for her roles as Lia in the Channel 4 comedy drama No Angels and Colette Sheward in the BBC medical drama Holby City.

Louise Delamere
Louise Alexandra Delamere

(1969-06-17) 17 June 1969 (age 51)
Wallasey, Cheshire, England
Other namesLouise Delamare
m. 2007)
RelativesRobert Delamere (brother)


Delamere appeared in Agatha Christie's Poirot, in the episode Evil Under the Sun, where she played Arlena Stuart-Marshall, an actress who is murdered on a beach.[1] 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] Delamere appeared as regular character Colette Sheward in BBC medical drama Holby City from 3 December 2013 until 4 November 2014.

Personal lifeEdit

Delamere is married to actor Stephen Mangan. They have three sons: Harry (born October 2007), Frank (born 2010), and Jack (born March 2016).[3][4]

She has three brothers; her younger brother is the actor Matthew Delamere, and one of her older brothers is the director Robert Delamere.[5]


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 Agatha Christie's Poirot Arlena Stuart-Marshall Series 8, Episode 1: Evil Under the Sun
Offending Angels Lady in pub
2002 Waking the Dead Elaine Ashcroft Thin Air, Parts one and two
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"
The Chatterley Affair Helena
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
2013–2014 Holby City Colette Sheward Regular role


  1. ^ "Evil Under the Sun". 13 July 2003 – via www.imdb.com.
  2. ^ "BBC - Press Office - Waterloo Road press pack: cast and crew episode 1". www.bbc.co.uk.
  3. ^ "Stephen Mangan: Motherhood is no laughing matter". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Houdini & Doyle star Stephen Mangan: 'People will always believe in the supernatural'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  5. ^ "From Belfast to Brookside". Evening Standard. 8 November 2000. Retrieved 20 January 2017.

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