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Maxine Peake on her favourite roles

Actress Maxine Peake talks to BBC Breakfast about the variety of roles she has played during her career.

She made her break on the series Dinner Ladies by Victoria Wood.

Since then she has starred in Shameless, Silk and Little Dorrit.

Peake is about to make a return to stage as Laura in a new play, Loyalty, about Tony Blair's decision to go to war in Iraq.

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