Joanna Lumley, British actress, July 1973.
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Joanna Lumley to play the part of Elaine Perkins in Coronation Street. 'Lovely Joanna Lumley's image is about to get a jolt. She is giving up her usual debby roles to add a new dimension to her career. For Miss Lumley, who plays the delightful Samantha in the BBC's 'It's Awfully Bad For Your Eyes, Darling', has just joined the cast of... "Coronation Street"'.