British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database
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Elizabeth Adare was born in 1949 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, of African immigrant parents from Sierra Leone where she was brought up until 1957. Always wanting to follow family tradition of becoming a school teacher, she took up acting as a hobby before attending the Mountview Drama School. She worked in repertory theatre in Glasgow and Coventry and also with the National and Young VicTheatres.
In 1983, Elizabeth Adare quit acting to settle down with her husband and child, took a new career as a child therapist and she now works as the head of a busy social services department in central London.