From Raquel the barmaid to Sergeant Catherine Cawood, Sarah Lancashire has played a huge range of strong women - and her career to date showcases key lessons for HR and anyone in career development.
With her recent Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards, Lancashire showcased how even those at the top end of their niche and work can be humble and grateful. Sarah said in her acceptance speech: "I have been so very fortunate to spend my working life dong a job that I love. Made possible by brilliantly talented people – producers, directors… writers… actors. And I am exceptionally lucky to have enjoyed every single moment of it.”