Kay Mellor

Kay Mellor OBE (née Daniel; 11 May 1951 - 15 May 2022) was an English actress, scriptwriter, and director best known for her work on several successful television drama series.

Fanny & Elvis (1999)

Yorkshire writer Kate finds out her biological clock is ticking down the same day that her husband leaves her. To get over the financial crisis this creates she takes in car-dealer Dave. He's homeless as Kate's husband has moved in with his wife. This leaves the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kay Mellor
CAST:  Kerry Fox  •  Ray Winstone  •  Ben Daniels  •  David Morrissey

Yorkshire writer Kate finds out her biological clock is ticking down the same day that her husband leaves her. To get over the financial crisis this creates she takes in car-dealer Dave. He's homeless as Kate's husband has moved in with his wife. This leaves the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kay Mellor
CAST:  Kerry Fox  •  Ray Winstone  •  Ben Daniels  •  David Morrissey

Jane Eyre (1997)

Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem to happen between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  Ciarán Hinds  •  Deborah Findlay  •  Laura Harling  •  Samantha Morton

Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem to happen between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Young
CAST:  Ciarán Hinds  •  Deborah Findlay  •  Laura Harling  •  Samantha Morton

A Good Thief (2002)

Rita witnesses a murder, and believing she and her family are now in danger, she goes on the run with her daughter Leah and her elderly neighbour Lizzie. In hiding from the police and the villains, Rita resorts to shoplifting in order to survive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Mackinnon
CAST:  Kay Mellor  •  Liz Smith  •  Angel Coulby  •  Burn Gorman

Rita witnesses a murder, and believing she and her family are now in danger, she goes on the run with her daughter Leah and her elderly neighbour Lizzie. In hiding from the police and the villains, Rita resorts to shoplifting in order to survive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Mackinnon
CAST:  Kay Mellor  •  Liz Smith  •  Angel Coulby  •  Burn Gorman