Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for Services to Drama, 2002 New Year Honours
Winner: Audio Publishers Assoc. AUDIE AWARD 2019 Literary Fiction & Classics for “Bleak House”
Winner: AUDIOFILE'S Earphone Award 2018 for "Bleak House"
Winner: AUDIOFILE'S Earphone Award 2015 for "Once Upon a Timeless Tale Collection"
Winner: THEATREGOERS' CHOICE AWARDS 2010 Best Supporting Actress in a Play for Nell in "Endgame"
Winner: THEATREGOERS CHOICE AWARDS 2007 Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for Madam Morrible in "Wicked"
Winner: AUDIOFILE's Earphones Award 2001 for "A Christmas Carol"
Winner: Prix Jeunesse Best Children's Programme (0-6 fiction) 2000 for "The First Snow of Winter"
Winner: The Talkies Performer Of The Year 1997 for "Oliver Twist"
Winner: Sony Radio Awards Best Actress On Radio 1993 for "The Queen and I"
Winner: BAFTA Best Supporting Actress 1993 for "The Age of Innocence"
Nominated: Olivier Award for Best Entertainment 1991 for "Dickens' Women"
Winner: Best Supporting Actress for "Little Doritt" : LA Critics Circle 1989 (shared with Genevieve Bujold) September 2016
- The Real Marigold Hotel wins the Rose D'or award for Reality & Factual Entertainment November 2016
- The Real Marigold Hotel wins the Grierson Award for Best Constructed Documentary February 2017
- The Real Marigold Hotel wins best Popular Factual Programme at the Broadcast Awards