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(November 2002): Plays Wynne in "Dinner" play by Moira Buffini (Royal National Theater/Loft, London, England, UK).

(July, August 2007 - The Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England, UK) (September, October 2007 - National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) Plays Penelope in the "The Penelopiad" play by Margaret Atwood, directed by Josette Bushell-Mingo. A National Arts Centre English Theatre Company (Canada) production in association with The Royal Shakespeare Company (UK).

(1996) She acted in Oscar Wilde's play, "An Ideal Husband", in a Peter Hall Company production at the Royal Theatre Haymarket in London, England with Martin Shaw, Anna Carteret, David Yelland, Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Victoria Hasted, Peter Gordon and Kate Gielgud in the cast.

(2003-4) Played matriarch Stella Bartholomew in the first two series of BBC Radio 4's sitcom "Ring Around the Bath".

(1983) She played "Lady Capulet" in William Shakespeare's play, "Romeo and Juliet", and played "Titania" and "Hippolyta" in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream", in the Royal Shakespeare Company National West Tour with Penny Downie ("R&J-Lady Capulet"; "Dream-Titania & Hippolyta"), Roger Allam ("R&J-Mercutio"; "Dream-Oberson & Theseus"), Daniel Day-Lewis ("R&J-Romeo"; "Dream-Flute"), Amanda Root ("R&J-Juliet"; "Dream-Hermia"), Robert Eddison ("R&J-Friar Laurence"; "Dream-Qunice"), Simon Templeman, Polly James, Michael Thomas, Philip Jackson and David Whitaker in the cast. John Caird and Sheila Hancock were the directors.

(1984) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Antony Sher, Roger Allam, Brian Blessed, Frances Tomelty, Malcolm Storry, Patricia Routledge, Harold Innocent and Christopher Ravenscroft in the cast. Bill Alexander was the director.

(1986) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Jonathan Pryce, Sinéad Cusack, Alfred Burke, Nicholas Woodeson, David Killick, Hugh Quarshie and David Troughton in the cast. Adrian Noble was the director.

(1986) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Jeremy Irons, Simon Russell Beale and Nathaniel Parker in the cast. Terry Hands was the director.

(1987) She acted in Nick Dear's play, "The Art of Success", in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at The Pit Theatre in London, England with Michael Kitchen and Simon Russell Beale in the cast. Adrian Noble was the director.

(1987) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Paul Shelley, Simon Russell Beale, Joe Melia, Gillian Barge, Martin Jacobs, Bernard Horsfall, and Nathaniel Parker in the cast. Terry Hands was director.

(1988) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Plantagenets," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Ralph Fiennes, David Calder, Oliver Cotton, Joanne Pearce, Anton Lesser, and David Waller in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.

(1989) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Plantagenets," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Ralph Fiennes, David Waller, Oliver Cotton, David Calder, Anton Lesser, Simon Dormandy, David Morrissey, Robert Demeger, Mark Strong, Joanne Peace, and Ken Bones in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.

(1993) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with David Calder, Clifford Rose, Owen Teale, Mark Lewis Jones, Mark Lockyer, Christopher Luscombe, Kate Duchene, Debra Gillett, David Weston, and Ray Fearon in the cast. David Thacker was director.

(1994) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice," in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with David Calder, Clifford Rose, Owen Teale, Mark Lewis Jones, Mark Lockyer, Christopher Luscombe, Kate Duchene, Christopher Colquhoun, Debra Gillett, and Ray Fearon in the cast. David Thacker was director.

(November 1990) She acted in Ingmar Bergman's play, "Scenes from a Marriage", in a 1990 Chichester Festival Production at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Alan Howard in the cast. Rita Russek was the director.

(2003) She acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People", at the National Theatre in London, England with Ian McKellen, Alan Cox, Stephen Moore and John Woodvine in the cast.

(August 1997-October 1997) She acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier in London, England in Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People;" Arnold Wesker's play, "Chips with Everything;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love;" Pierre De Marivaux's play, "Les Fausses Confidences," in a Comedie Francaise production; Samuel Beckett's play, "Oh Les Beaux Jours;" Frank Loesser's musical, "Guys and Dolls;" William Shakespeare's plays, "King Lear" and "Othello;" David Hare's play, "Amy's View;"and Patrick Marber's play, "Closer; with Simon Russell Beale, Maureen Beattie, Samantha Bond, Judi Dench, Jeffery Dench, Julian Glover, David Harewood, James Hazeldine, Ciaran Hinds, Ian Holm, Collin Johnson, Finbar Lynch, Eddie Marsan, Ian McKellan, Iain Mitchell, Clive Owen, Trevor Peacock, Rupert Penry-Jones, Clarke Peters, Ronald Pickup, Joyce Redman, Amanda Redman, Paul Rhys, Joanna Riding, Clifford Rose, Clive Rowe, Catherine Samie, Claire Skinner, Imelda Staunton, Timothy West, John Wood, and John Woodvine in the company.

(January 1998-March 1998; May 1998-July 1998; November 1998-February 1999) She acted in a Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England in "Light;" Edward Ravenscroft's play, "The London Cuckolds;" "Not About Nightingales;" J.M. Barrie's play, "Peter Pan;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Invention of Love;" "The Day I Stood Still;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "An Enemy of the People;" Patrick Marber's play, "Closer;" "Mutabilitie;" "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie;" Michael Frayn's play, "Copenhagen;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Oklahoma!;" "Brassed Off;" "Our Lady of Sligo;" William Shakespeare's play, "Othello;" "The Forest;" "The Riot;" Harold Pinter's play, "Betrayal;" "Guiding Star;" "Cleo Camping Emmanuelle and Dick; "Haroun and Other Stories;" with Jenny Agutter, Simon Russell Beale, Maureen Beattie, Stephen Bent, Michael Bryant, David Burke, Anthony Calf, John Carlisle, William Chubb, Alan Cox, Kenneth Cranham, Abigail Crittenden, Catherine Cusack, Sinead Cusack, Sam Dastor, Sally Dexter, Neil Dudgeon, Daniel Evans, Adam Godley, Gawn Grainger, David Harewood, Douglas Hodge, Alan Howard, Geoffrey Hutchings, Hugh Jackman, Sara Kestelman, Adam Kotz, Julie Legrand, Anton Lesser, Patrick Malahide, Matthew Marsh, Alec McCowen, Ian McKellen, Oliver Milburn, Ben Miles, Iain MItchell, Stephen Moore, Richard O'Callaghan, Anthony O'Donnell, Aisling O'Sullivan, Trevor Peacock, Robert Portal, Nicholas Le Prevost, Caroline Quentin, Corin Redgrave, Paul Rhys, Adrian Ross-Magenty, Clive Rowe, Adrian Scarborough, Fiona Shaw, Claire Skinner, Samantha Spiro, Mark Strong, Imogen Stubbs, Nigel Terry, Frances Tomelty, Frances De La Tour, David Troughton, Liza Walker, June Watson, Benjamin Whitrow, John Wood, and John Woodvine in the company.

(February 1999-July 1999; December 1999-April 2000) She acted in the Royal National Theatre Repertoire season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and the Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England in William Shakespeare's plays, "Two Gentlemen of Verona," "The Merchant of Venice," "Troilus and Cressida;" Leonard Bernstein's musical, Candide;" Dion Boucicault's play, "The Colleen Dawn;" "The Forest;" "The Riot;" J.M. Barrie's play, "Peter Pan;" Harold Pinter's play, "Betrayal;" Jonathan Harvey's play, "Guiding Star;" Noel Coward's play, "Private Lives;" Hanif Kureishi's play, "Sleep with Me;" Robert Lepage's play, "Geometry of Miracles;" Maxim Gorky's play, "Summerfolk;" "Money;" "Rose;" Philip Ridley's play, "Sparkleshark;" BT National Connections (Youth Theatre); Nick Dear's play, "The Villains Opera;" Tennessee Williams' play, "Baby Doll;" Patrick Marber's play, "Closer;" "The Island;" "Honk! The Ugly Duckling;" Aeschylus's play, "The Oresteia;" Nick Stafford's play, "Battle Royal;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "Widowers' Houses;" and "The Mysteries" with Roger Allam, David Bamber, David Bradley, Jasper Britton, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Cake, Anthony Calf, Sean Chapman, Paul Copley, Oliver Cotton, Derbhle Crotty, Windsor Davies, Pip Donaghy, Olympia Dukakis, Joe Duttine, Charlotte Emmerson, Daniel Evans, Michael Feast, Susannah Fellowes, William Gaunt, Henry Goodman, Victoria Hamilton, Anastasia Hille, Douglas Hodge, Geoffrey Hutchings, Jonathan Hyde, Oscar James, Darlene Johnson, Sue Johnston, Gemma Jones, John Kani, Beverley Klein, Julie Legrand, Anton Lesser, Adrian Lukis, Matthew Macfadyen, Royce Mills, Michael Mueller, John Normington, Winston Ntshona, Darrell O'Silva, Denis Quilley, Hugh Ross, Adrian Ross-Magenty, Simon Russell Beale, Amanda Ryan, Rebecca Saire, Jack Shepherd, Ken Shorter, Juliet Stevenson, Imogen Stubbs, David Troughton, Frances De La Tour, Zoe Wanamaker, MIchael Williams, and Frank Windsor in the company.

(March 2002-August 2002; October 2002-January 2003) She acted in the Royal National Theatre season repertoire at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Laurence Olivier Theatre in London, England in Nicholas Wright's play, "Vincent in Brixton;" Euripedes' play, "Bacchai;" Moliere's play, "Tartuffe;" Pamela Glen's play, "The Syringa Tree;" Sebastian Barry's play, "Hinterland;" Harold Pinter's play, "No Man's Land;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "South Pacific;" William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure;" Jeanette Winterson's play, "The Powerbook;" John Irving's play, "A Prayer for Owen Meany;" "The Adventures of the Stoneheads;" Aristophanes' plays, "The Frogs," "The Birds;" "Play Without Wortds;" Roy Williams' play, "Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads;" "Free;" "Life after Life;" Gary Owen's play, "The Shadow of a Boy;" Richard Bean's play, "The Mentalists;" Tanika Gupta's play, "Sanctuary;" "The Associate;" Owen McCafferty's play, "Closing Time;" Tom Stoppard's play, "The Coast of Utopia (Voyage, Shipwreck and Salvage);" Bryony Lavery's play, "Frozen;" Cole Porter's musical, "Anything Goes;" Oliver Goldsmith's play, "She Stoops To Conquer;" April De Angelis's play, "Laughing Matter;" Christopher Hampton's play, "The Talking Cure;" Shelagh Stephenson's play, "Mappa Mundi;" "Dinner;" and Tennessee Williams' play, "A Streetcar Named Desire;" and with Edward Baker Duly, Gillian Barge, Eve Best, Saffron Burrows, Josette Bushell-Mingo, John Carlisle, Glenn Close, Martin Clunes, Essie Davis, Andy De La Tour, Felicity Dean, Stephen Dillane, Anita Dobson, Janine Duvitski, Nicholas Farrell, Michael Feast, Ralph Fiennes, Tom Georgeson, Pamela Gien, Debra Gillett, Iain Glenn, James Hayes, James Hazeldine, Guy Henry, Greg Hicks, Clare Higgins, Ian Holm, Will Keen, Lauren Kennedy, Josie Lawrence, Patrick Malahide, Aidan McArdle, Iain Mitchell, Dearbhla Molloy, Renzo Murrone, Paul Nicholls, Robert Pastorelli, Duncan Preston, Philip Quast, Ian Redford, Corin Redgrave, Patrick Robinson, Hugh Ross, David Ryall, Fabio Santos, Fiona Shaw, John Shrapnel, Jo Stone-Fewings, Rob Storr, Jochum Ten Haaf, David Threlfall, Margaret Tyzacl, Julian Wadham, Harriet Walter, Jason Watkins, Jason Webb and John Wood in the company.

(2003) She acted in Moira Buffini's play, "Dinner," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Harriet Walter, Nicholas Farrell and Adrian Lukis in the cast. Moira Buffini was also director.


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