Angie Le MarDate of birth: 27-10-1965
Born in Lewisham, London, Angie Le Mar attended the Barbara Speake Stage School before launching her career in comedy and theatre. She started in stand-up in 1985, and appeared in the black BBC sketch shows The Real McCoy and Blouse & Skirt in the early and mid-Nineties.
On stage, she was part of the Funny Black Woman On The Edge revue, which launched in London 1994, and went on to Edinburgh the following year. And in 2000, she performed her one-woman show Off The Hook at the Apollo Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue.
She is also a radio presenter, who has worked widely on Choice and BBC London, and a playwright of works including The Brothers, Do You Know Where Your Daughter Is? and Forty.