(m. 1984; div. 1995)
Born in London, Langrishe is the elder daughter of Patrick Nicholas Langrishe, of the 11th Hussars, second son of Sir Terence Hume Langrishe, 6th Baronet (thus niece of Sir Hercules Ralph Hume Langrishe, 7th baronet,) she moved to Kent with her parents in 1964, where she and her sister were brought up. She trained at the Elmhurst Ballet School, but after deciding that she could not become a soloist for the Royal Ballet, decided to move into acting.
In 1976, Langrishe made her acting debut when she appeared in the BBC production of The Glittering Prizes. The next year, she played the role of Kitty in the BBC1 adaptation of Anna Karenina, before working in the theatre with Peter Gill. Her first big part was in the 1978 British adaptation of Les Misérables. That same year, she made her big-screen debut, playing the part of Loretta, the receptionist to Robert Morley's character in Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?
She also starred as Jane Winters in the futuristic BBC Play for Today episode The Flipside of Dominick Hide (1980) and its sequel, Another Flip for Dominick (1982) both by Jeremy Paul and Alan Gibson. She played Janet Hollywell, wife of Fred Hollywell, in a film adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol (1984), starring George C. Scott. She also appeared in one episode of Minder broadcast in 1984, as Julie, a journalist. Onstage, she played in Kenneth Branagh's production of Twelfth Night. She became a leading actress, taking the female lead in the BBC detective series Pulaski (1987) and appearing in several episodes of Chancer (1990).
Langrishe is perhaps best known for her role as Charlotte Cavendish in the BBC series Lovejoy in which she starred for two series in 1993–1994. After appearing in some episodes of The Good Sex Guide in the mid-1990s, she appeared in Sharpe's Regiment (1996) and Sharpe's Justice (1997) as the Dowager Countess Anne Camoynes. She played the unhappy landlady to Hywel Bennett's James Shelley in the seventh series of Shelley on ITV. She has also appeared in Heartbeat, in the episode Echoes of the Past that aired in December 1998. In 1999 she starred in Brotherly Love. From 2001–2007, she appeared as regular character Georgina Channing, Donald Sinden's daughter, alongside Martin Shaw in the BBC TV drama Judge John Deed, playing his ex-wife and then joined the BBC medical drama Casualty, playing executive director Marilyn Fox.
In 2010, she played Ros, an 'older woman' in an open marriage in Pete Versus Life on Channel 4. In September 2010, she played the character of Susan Fincher in an episode of Midsomer Murders entitled Blood on the Saddle. In late December 2011, she appeared in teen soap opera, Hollyoaks as Barney Harper-McBride's mother. In December 2014, she appeared as Sheila in the Sky1 television film adaptation of the M. C. Beaton novel Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death.
Langrishe married the actor Patrick Drury in London on 15 November 1984, but the couple divorced in 1995 after having two daughters. She currently lives in Putney and her hobbies include rowing, running, swimming and tennis.
|1978||Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?||Loretta|
|1999||Rogue Trader||Ash Lewis|
|2005||Kisna: The Warrior Poet||Jennifer Beckett|
|2012||A Second Son||Lorraine Turner|
|2019||Messalina's Offer||Margarita Goethe|
|20??||Aleeza and Harriet||Harriet||Short, post-production|
|1976||The Glittering Prizes||Felicity||Episode: "A Love Life"|
|1976||The Brothers||Lynn||Episode: "Invitations"|
|1976||Victorian Scandals||Hypatia Bradlaugh||Episode: "The Fruits of Philosophy"|
|1977||Just William||Dolly Clovis||Episode: "The Outlaws and the Tramp"|
|1977||Anna Karenina||Kitty||TV miniseries|
|1978||Wuthering Heights||Isabella Linton||TV miniseries|
|1978||Les Misérables||Cosette||TV film|
|1979, 1980, 1982||Play for Today||Jill, Jane||Episodes: "Degree of Uncertainty", "The Flipside of Dominick Hide", "Another Flip for Dominick"|
|1980||Hammer House of Horror||Tina||Episode: "Guardian of the Abyss"|
|1981||Seconds Out||Lewa Brenson||Episode: "Round 4"|
|1981||Tales of the Unexpected||Ellen||Episode: "Shatterproof"|
|1982||Q.E.D.||Jenny Martin||TV miniseries|
|1983||Number 10||Eleanor Eden||Episode: "Bloodline"|
|1984||Sharing Time||Kelly||Episode: "Time Trial"|
|1984||Minder||Julie Waters||Episode: "The Balance of Power"|
|1984||A Christmas Carol||Janet Holywell||TV film|
|1986||Dead Man's Folly||Sally Legge||TV film|
|1986||Love and Marriage||Lucy||Episode: "Let's Run Away to Africa"|
|1987||Fortunes of War||Bella Niculesco||Episodes: "The Balkans: September 1939", "Romania: January 1940", "Romania: June 1940"|
|1987||Pulaski||Kate Smith / Briggsy||Main role|
|1988||Twelfth Night||Olivia||TV film|
|1988-89||Shelley||Carol||Recurring role (series 1-2)|
|1989||Boon||Charlotte 'Charlie' Hannigan||Episode: "The Not So Lone Ranger"|
|1990||Chancer||Penny Nichols||Main role (series 1)|
|1990||The Bill||Perditia Flaxton-Green||Episode: "A Case to Answer"|
|1991||Agatha Christie's Poirot||Marguerite Clayton||Episode: "The Mystery of the Spanish Chest"|
|1991||Trainer||Alison Taylor||Episode: "A Little Touch of Magic in the Night"|
|1993||Cluedo||Candice Costello||Episode: "The Word, the Flesh and the Devil"|
|1993||An Exchange of Fire||Sheila Stevens||Episodes: "1.1", "1.2"|
|1993, 1998||Peak Practice||Susan Lees, Anna Bradshaw||Episodes: "Hope to Die", "Glass Houses"|
|1993–94||Lovejoy||Charlotte Cavendish||Main role (series 5–6)|
|1996||Sharpe's Regiment||Anne Camoynes||TV film|
|1997||Embassy||Belinda Thompson||TV film|
|1997||Sharpe's Justice||Anne Camoynes||TV film|
|1997||Bombay Blue||Jane Ballinger||Episode: "1.3"|
|1998||Mosley||Jane Bewley||Episode: "Rule of the Game"|
|1998||Heartbeat||Jane Hayes||Episode: "Echoes of the Past"|
|1999||Taggart||Helen Drummond||Episode: "A Fistful of Chips"|
|1999||Brotherly Love||Kate Cameron||Main role|
|2000||Justice in Wonderland||Miss Bozek||TV iflm|
|2000||Newborn||Kathryn Reed||TV film|
|2001–2007||Judge John Deed||Georgina Channing||Regular role|
|2002||As If||Vyvian Sutton||Episodes: "Jamie's POV", "Nikki's POV"|
|2004||The Afternoon Play||Anna Sullivan||Episode: "Sons, Daughters and Lovers"|
|2005||Egypt||Lady Carnarvon||TV miniseries|
|2006||Tripping Over||Sarah||Episodes: "1.1", "1.6"|
|2007–08||Casualty||Marilyn Fox||Recurring role (series 22–23)|
|2010||Doctors||Judith Leicester||Recurring role|
|2010||Pete versus Life||Ros||Episode: "Older Woman"|
|2010, 2017||Midsomer Murders||Susan Fincher, Janey Rafferty||Episodes: "Blood on the Saddle", "The Curse of the Ninth"|
|2011||Outnumbered||Jenny||Episode: "The Parents' Evening"|
|2011||The Case||Saskia Stanley||TV miniseries|
|2011||Hollyoaks||Judith Harper-McBride||Episodes: "1.3244", "1.3245"|
|2013||Death in Paradise||Laura Masters||Episode: "An Unholy Death"|
|2014||Agatha Raisin||Sheila Barr||Episode: "The Quiche of Death"|
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- "20 Questions With...Caroline Langrishe". What's on Stage. 19 September 2005. Archived from the original on 20 April 2012. Retrieved 25 January 2012.