Rita Tushingham

BELLA, outrageous, and ageless, she delights in making people uneasy. Bella completes the trio of witches living at the Pale Horse in the tiny village of Much Deeping.

Born in Liverpool, Rita Tushingham is most famous for starring in the critically acclaimed film production of Shelagh Delaney's A Taste of Honey, gaining a BAFTA nod and Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival in the process. This was followed by a Golden Globe Award as Most Promising Newcomer for her star turn in The Knack …and How to Get It. She has since starred in more than forty-five films including classics like Girl with Green Eyes; The Leather Boys; Doctor Zhivago and The 'Human' Factor. Her other accolades include three Variety Club awards including Best Actress as well as BBC Personality of the Year, and, in 2003, Rita received a Scouseology award for Lifetime Achievement from the City of Liverpool.

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