Career

Linda shot to fame in the early 80’s as one of Britain’s best loved models. Here career spanned nearly 30 years. With it came fame and an opportunity to move into the world of acting.

Linda’s career spans the world of stage, film and television. Her lead TV roles includes Carrie Nichols in ITV ‘Emmerdale’ being brought in on one of the most publicised story lines, who killed Tom King and stayed for over a year. She had one of the hottest story lines in ‘The Bill’. She played Maggie Lyons opposite Billy Murray’s dodgy Don Beech. She also played Frankie in ‘Brookside’ opposite her husband Sam Kane both on Channel 4 and on the spin-off DVD ‘Brookside Friday The 13th’.

Linda was thrilled to be asked to play herself in ‘The Detectorists’ BBC4 as it is one of her favourite TV shows. Linda is often asked to join the ITV ‘Loose Women’ panel.

Linda’s leading stage roles include ‘Funny Peculiar’ ‘Bedside Manners’ ‘Not Now Darling’ the musical ‘Happy as a Sandbag’ Eliza Doolittle in ‘Pygmalion’, ‘No Sex Please we’re British’ and ‘Rock with Laughter’. Linda has starred in pantomime up and down the country ever since 1988. Her latest Pantomime in The Playhouse Weston Super Mare saw Linda playing The Wicked Queen alongside her daughter Lucy Kane who was playing Snow White. The Theatre broke box office records with five, 5-star reviews.

She has done many summer seasons and has taken her own show to the British Forces over seas

Linda appeared in ITV’s ‘Dancing on Ice’ in 2008.

She broke her foot in training but still managed to compete until the final weeks. She loved the experience so much she jumped at the chance to join the national tour around the country with Torvill and Dean.

Linda was delighted to take part as a contestant on BBC’s ‘Celebrity Masterchef’ in 2011. She found it one of the most stressful shows to work on but made it to the semi final. She won ‘Come Dine With Me’ Channel 4 in 2009. ‘Big Brothers Bit on The Side’ often invite Linda on the panel.

Linda also surprised the British public in ‘The Games’ for Channel 4. Not only was she 15 years older than her competitors, but she was also the only one with two children.

Linda’s bubbly personality resulted in her becoming a regular presenter on ‘Wish You Were Here’ for BBC1. Linda had her own chat show for ITV called ‘Its Bizarre’ as well as appearing in a ‘Royal Variety Performance’.

Film credits have included ‘Snappers’ ,‘Olympus Force’ , ‘The Zero Imperative’, ‘What’s The Score’, ‘Oh Minnie’, ‘Consuming Passions’ and ‘The Krays: Dead Man Walking’ released Autumn in 2018

Linda hosted two series of ‘A Kind of Magic’ for ITV with Wayne Dobson and presented her own fitness slot on GMTV.

Linda is thrilled with the success of her new skincare range Linda Lusardi Skincare which launched in October 2018. Linda has over 15 years’ experience in the skincare industry with her L7 and My Miracle ranges. and has won two Beauty Awards. The latest totally organic, natural, vegan range is her favourite.

www.lindalusardiskincare.com

Linda has her own photographic studio and is in demand to shoot pictures of fellow celebrates.
www.lindalusardiphotography.com

For more information, film clips and photographs of Linda visit www.lindalusardiofficial.com or follow on
@LindaLusardiOfficial @lusardiofficial

TV Highlights

  • Dancing on Ice

    Dancing on iceLinda most recently appeared in ITV's Dancing on Ice. She broke her foot in training but still managed to compete until week 7. She loved the experience so much she jumped at the chance to join the national tour around the country with Torvill & Dean. View video clip.

  • Emmerdale

    EmmerdaleLinda played Carrie Nichols in ITV's hit serial drama Emmerdale being brought in to one of the shows highest profile storylines, "Who killed Tom King?" in 2007 for one year.View video clip.

  • The Bill

    The BillLinda played Maggie Lyons in The Bill opposite Billy Murray's dodgy Don Beech in an extended storyline over 10 episodes. View video clip.

  • The Games

    The GamesLinda surprised the British public competing in The Games for Channel 4. Not only was she 15 years older than her competitors but she was the onlyone with two children. View video clips.

  • Brookside

    BrooksideLinda played Frankie in Brookside opposite her real life husband Sam Kane.View video clip.

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  • Pantomime

    Sleeping Beauty

    Linda has been starring in Panto ever since 1988. This year (2017/18) she will be playing Lusardi in Sleeping Beauty in Gravesend from 9th Dec '17 - 1st Jan '18.

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