Jane Asher is very well known actress, business owner and writer in the UK. She has worked in films, theatre and radio since she was a child.
Jane first appeared in the film Mandy; other roles include Alfie, Dream Child, Paris by Night and Death At a funeral.
Her television appearances include Brideshead Revisited, Wish Me Luck, The Mistress, The Choir, Closing Numbers, Crossroads and more.
Jane has been twice nominated for a BAFTA award and has won a Sony Award for her radio work.
Jane has appeared on stage, at London’s National Theatre and in the West End.
Jane has written three bestselling novels; The Longing, The Question and Losing it.
Jane has also published ‘ Cakes for Fun’ and ‘Beautiful Baking. Her business Party Cakes & Sugarcraft, has developed the fantastic Jane Asher range of cake mixes. Very yummy.
Jane is very well known and respected for her charity work. She is the current President of the National Autistic Society, Parkinson’s UK, Arthritis Care and the West London Family Service Unit. She is Vice President of Autistica and Child Accident Prevention Trust. Jane is a supporter of Bowel Cancer UK, the Scoliosis Association and Leukaemia and Lymphomia Unit at University College Hospital in London.
In 2001 Jane received an Honorary Doctor of Law degree from the University of Bristol.
Meet Jane Asher at this year’s Towards a Positive Future Conference.