Jane Asher is an actress, writer and businesswoman. As well as her work in theatre, film, radio and television she has written over a dozen books, including three best-selling novels, and runs her own business, "Jane Asher Party Cakes & Sugarcraft" in Chelsea. Her most recent theatre appearance was as Else in Festen at the Almeida Theatre, London, which then transferred to the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, and on television she recently appeared in Miss Marple - Murder At The Vicarage and an episode of New Tricks. Jane is currently working on the film, Tirant Lo Blanc, shot in Spain and Italy.
Jane's charity work is much respected. She is President of the National Autistic Society, of Arthritis Care and the West London Family Service Unit, Vice-President of the Child Accident Prevention Trust, Mobility Trust and of the National Deaf Children's Society.