Alison Steadman's inspiration for 'Beverly'

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Actress Alison Steadman tells Mark Lawson how she envisaged the character of Beverly in the 1970s play Abigail's Party and drew inspiration from a real person.

You can see the whole of the interview in Mark Lawson Talks To... Alison Steadman on Sunday 7 November at 2130 GMT on BBC Four, or afterwards on BBC iPlayer.

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