(born 14 July 1974) is an English stage, film and television actress known for playing Veronica in Channel 4's Manchester-based drama series Shameless, Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies, and, most recently, barrister Martha Costello QC in BBC legal drama Silk.
[Times Series] - "I'd never seen it, but my wife watches it and told me all about it. "I had to check it out this morning on Google." The Adam and Eve will reopen for evening trade as usual. Silk is a BBC legal drama starring Maxine Peake, Rupert Penry-Jones and Neil
[East Anglian Daily Times] - The story follows the life of Tommo Peaceful from the accident in the forest that kills his doting father James, the affection of his loving mother Hazel (Maxine Peake) and the camaraderie enjoyed with his older brothers Charlie and Big Joe.
[Yorkshire Post] - DUCKS at a country house have been put on a diet after a TV drama starring Maxine Peake led to a huge increase in trippers who showered the lake with stale bread. Shibden Hall, near Halifax, had been mainly popular for school visits before it featured