Evelyn St. Croix Fleming

Evelyn, Peter and Ian‘s mother, is a force of nature. Swathed in furs and colorful scarfs, she exudes all the power a woman in her position at that time had, to the extent that she was on first name terms with Churchill.

About Lesley Manville

Lesley is a powerhouse in British cinema, and is most known for her roles in "Another Year" (2010), "Secrets & Lies" (1996) and "Vera Drake" (2004).  She can most recently be seen in the role of Nurse in the modern Julian Fellowes film production of "Romeo and Juliet" (2013).