She appeared in Coronation Street in the Sixties and in 1969 landed a role in the BBC’s Take Three Girls, a drama co-starring Liza Goddard and Angela Down, where Susan was cast as single mother Kate, an aspiring actress and the epitome of the mini-skirted, Biba-clad girl of the era. Sure enough her career flourished. For the first time I knew the strength of that blood bond – and instantly realised it was very different from any of the relationships I had with my “family”. An actress knocking three years off her age? She was working with Johnny Briggs in 1959 (I think) but I can't see a resemblance. Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group, Joe puts the house on it! [2], England & Wales Birth Register Index; Jameson, Susan I. M.; September quarter 1941; Registration District: Bromsgrove; Registration County: Worcestershire; Volume 6c; page 572, Learn how and when to remove this template message, The Coast of Maine: Miss Tempy's Watchers, The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch, Claw Marks on the Curtain: The Open Window, "The Wire – The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr Punch", "The Wire – A new wave of dramaStone BabyBy Sean Buckley",, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from April 2020, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 28 September 2020, at 03:52. And he is sitting in a hotel on the Isle of Man, her letter in his hand, wondering what to do now. I think its Mr Tripp, he had a reputation on and off screen as being a bit of a ladies man. This was good enough for me – lunch, communication, contact. The thing is I might have been her shabby, sordid little secret back in 1960, but I’m a human being too. She is possibly best known for portraying Esther Lane in the BBC crime drama New Tricks between 2003 and 2013. Teenager Stephanie Elliot (Rosa Coduri) is taken to Aswarby House to be fostered by Mrs Bunch (Susan Jameson). He can’t remember what was said, only that they talked a great deal about nothing very much. And who can blame him? While being married to James Bolam in real life in the television series 'New Tricks', in which they both appeared, she played the wife of Brian Lane played by Alun Armstrong. Welcome to the Digital Spy forums. He has a career as a pianist and singer and there is so much that is good about the family life he now shares with his wife and children on the Isle of Man. English. It’s about his children’s history, her grandchildren. Gina says: ‘I wrote back to her saying, “I’m very glad you can move on but Nigel can’t.” Throughout his life he’s had this nagging question, “Why wasn’t I good enough?”. Trusted information source for millions of people worldwide. But it’s not only about Nigel and his history now. Dining with death! While being married to James Bolam in real life in the television series 'New Tricks', in which they both appeared, she played the wife of Brian Lane played by Alun Armstrong. It’s crazy. Interesting piece on the Bewes/Bolam rift from 2007. By 1976, she was starring as Jessie Seaton in the historical drama When The Boat Comes In, in which she appeared alongside her future partner James Bolam. His parents – who adopted after discovering they were unable to have children – were older than those of his friends. Susan I. M. Jameson (born 13 August 1941) is an English actress who is best known for portraying Esther Lane in the BBC crime drama New Tricks between 2003 and 2013, and for portraying Mrs Wibbsey opposite Tom Baker in a series of Doctor Who audio dramas. He can remember his heart quickening as they rose to greet him, and the awkwardness of small talk as the trio were shown through to the restaurant and seated at a window table overlooking the promenade. The father of her son has never been identified, but he is apparently a well-known actor, with whom Jameson had a very brief 'relationship'. See more ideas about Susan jameson, Davidson galleries, Modern contemporary. Nigel says: ‘All I can do is say this is who I am. As an adopted child myself, you do fantasise over whether your parents are famous and Nigel is the 1 in a 1000 where they are. Don’t get me wrong, my adoptive parents loved me and raised me and put a roof over my head and those of my brother and sister, who were also adopted. 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Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? ‘I was viewing it as an initial meeting with my birth mother and the sister I’d only just learned I had. All these years on she has made another choice, as an adult, that is very difficult to understand or empathise with. Explore historical records and family tree profiles about Susan Jameson on MyHeritage, the world's family history network. 1855 1855. ‘We Googled her and actually at first thought we must have got the wrong Susan Jameson because the date of birth given for her everywhere made her way too young to be Nigel’s mother. I was just getting the impression that some people thought that this was all happening around the same time as the series when in reality it was about 4 years earlier. ‘I love my mum and pop, as we call him. Susan Jameson’s recent trip to Ecuador to care for orphaned children reminded her that compassion is at the center of care. I never expected Susan to somehow adopt me back and I would never want to hurt or forsake my adoptive parents. ‘After that there was nothing for two years and then a telephone call from Lucy out of the blue.’ Nigel recalls: ‘I got home to find a note next to the phone saying your sister called. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. They have published photos of him walking with a stick from the nursing home he lives in to his local shop so they could kindly inform their readers that he is not as young or good looking as he was 40 years ago. So I made up this version of my life story where my mum and dad were famous actors and one day I’d meet them and it would all make sense. She is mar­ried to actor James Bolamwith whom she has a daugh­ter, Lucy.She has a son from a pre­vi­ous re­la­tion­ship who was given for adop­tion and had his name changed from Mark to Nigel. Nigel says: ‘I used to fantasise that my real parents were actors or musicians or artists. In addition, Jameson has a daughter, Lucy, born in 1977. They have one child. If it is him, that might be why he's not being mentioned I'm sure he's very frail in a nursing home? He wants nothing to do with showbusiness anymore and even refused to be interviewed for the recent MATH book that came out last month. I’m offering her the chance to know her grandchildren.’, Last night, a spokeswoman for  Susan Jameson said: ‘Susan tells me that she and her daughter met up with Nigel a while ago and they had a very amicable meeting. Age 28. According to IMdB, her first acting role was on Dixon of Dock Green in 1962, and she appeared in one episode of the Likely Lads in 1964. In 1960, she gave birth to an illegitimate son, named Mark. She met him once, but resisted further contact, writing, 'I have no sense of being your mother.' Gina – a harpist and music teacher who Nigel met while he was playing piano at a nightclub in Dublin, and married in 1995 – was entirely supportive, and once Susan had been confirmed as Nigel’s mother, helped craft the first tentative letter to her. Genealogy for Susan Jameson (Hawk) (1792 - 1855) family tree on Geni, with over 190 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. Looking back, Nigel Williams chastises himself for being ‘foolishly optimistic’ that day three years ago when he went to see two women in the foyer of a grand hotel near his home on the Isle of Man. Birth of Susan. True. She appears alongside James Bolam, her partner and father of her second child – and Nigel’s half-sister – Lucy Jameson, now 33. ‘Deciding I wanted to trace my birth parents wasn’t like switching on a light bulb, it was years and years of wondering – I can’t remember ever not knowing I was adopted, just like I can’t remember not playing the piano. But it turns out I was wrong,’ he says sadly. Along with his siblings, Nigel went to grammar school in Wolverhampton. Jame­son was born in Barnt Green, Worces­ter­shire, Eng­land. But you have to be aware that I was adopted back in the bad old days, the dark ages when there was a stigma associated with being born out of wedlock and with being adopted, really. His name was changed to Nigel, and many years later, he tried to establish contact with his biological mother. ‘I can well understand that as a single girl, teenage and pregnant in 1960 she might have had very few choices and very little support. Tragic Susan Jameson, ... Rod Stewart Rod Stewart discovered adopted daughter when guitarist recognised her big nose Sarah Streeter was the product of ... Glasgow on August 22 while her son … I do see that, we both do. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! The acting business has quite a small circle, so I don't think it's impossible. Tony Caunter replaced her but Jameson, having been properly contracted to play the part, was paid in full. Well I was half right.’, Reunited: Nigel Williams, the son Susan abandoned to focus on acting, with his wife Gina, He adds: ‘It turns out my parents had been on my telly, effectively in my house, all through my childhood.