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  • Reader of the ISIS unabridged audio books for the following "Discworld" novels by Terry Pratchett: "Equal Rites" (1995) and "Wyrd Sisters" (1996).
  • (2006) Won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical in 2006 for "Acorn Antiques: The Musical".
  • (1992) Won the Clarence Derwent Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1992 for "The Sea".
  • 2006 - acted in "Singular Women" at the Kings Head, London
  • 2005 - reprized her role as Susan Chester in "Unsuspecting Susan" at the 59th Street Theater, New York. It was directed by Lisa Forrell.
  • 2005 - played Miss Babs in "Acorn Antiques The Musical!" at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. It was directed by Trevor Nunn. The cast included Julie Walters and Victoria Wood. She won a Laurence Olivier Award for her performance.
  • 2003 - played Susan Chester in "Unsuspecting Susan" at the Kings Head. It was directed by Lisa Forrell.
  • 2003 - played Lady Wishfort in "The Way of The World" at the Wilton's Music Hall. It was directed by Selina Cadell.
  • 1998 - played Mrs Candour in "The School for Scandal" at the RSC Stratford/London Barbican. It was directed by Declan Donnellan. The cast included Matthew Macfadyen.
  • From 1976-1997, she acted in over forty one plays, including performances of "Habeus Corpus" at the Donmar Warehouse, directed by Sam Mendes, co-starring Jim Broadbent, Hugh Bonneville and Brenda Blethyn, "The Hothouse", alongside Harold Pinter, and "The Sea", alongside Judi Dench and Samuel West. She won The Clarence Derwent Award for her role in the latter.
  • TV commercial playing an air stewardess for Heineken lager (1989)
  • (1988) She acted in Jean Giraudoux's play, "The Madwoman of Chaillot", at the Lilian Baylis Theatre in London, England with Eleanor Bron, Selina Cadell, Philip Franks and Ian Redford in the cast. Nick Hamm was the director.
  • (1995) She acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Hothouse", at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with John Shrapnel and Harold Pinter in the cast.
  • (1977) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Henry V," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Clive Arrindell, Christopher Good, Ian Talbot, Louise Purnell, Stephen Hoye, Graham Callan, Granville Saxton, Richard Goolden, Ian Bartholomew, Esmond Knight and Nigel Jeffcoat in the cast. David Conville was director.
  • (1977) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Love's Labours Lost," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Clive Arrindell, Christopher Good, Ian Talbot, Louise Purnell, Stephen Hoye, Graham Callan, Granville Saxton, Richard Goolden, Ian Bartholomew, Esmond Knight and Nigel Jeffcoat in the cast. David Conville was director.
  • (1971) She performed in Terry Jones and Michael Palin's pantomime, "Beauty and the Beast," at the Colchester Theatre in Colchester, Essex, England with Sheila Ferris, Eilian Wyn, Monica Stewart, Roger Foss, Brian Walton, William Maxwell, Gilbert Vernon, and Sally Tinker in the cast. David Buxton was director.
  • (1985) She acted in Christopher Hampton's play, "The Philanthropist," in a Chichester Festival Production at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, West Sussex, England with Edward Fox, John Wells, Laura Davenport, Jeremy Sinden, and Julian Wadham in the cast. Patrick Gardland was director.
  • (1995) She acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Hothouse", in a 1995 Chichester Festival Production at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Harold Pinter, John Shrapnel, Robert East, Christien Anholt, Tony Haygarth, Roland Oliver and Peter Blythe in the cast. David Hugh Jones was the director.
  • (June 1987-July 1987; August 1987-December 1987) She acted in the British National Theatre Repertoire Season at the Cottesloe Theatre, Lyttelton Theatre, and Olivier Theatre in London, England in Alan Ayckbourn's plays, "A Small Family Business," and "Tons of Money;" William Shakespeare's play, "Antony and Cleopatra," and "King Lear;" Luigi Pirandello's play, "Six Characters In Search of An Author;" August Strindberg's play, "Miss Julie;" Ivan Turgenev and Brian Friel's play, "Fathers and Sons;" Moliere's play, "School for Wives;" Arthur Wing Pinero's play, "The Magistrate;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "Rosmersholm;" Frederico Garcia Lorca's play, "Yerma;" Arthur Miller's play, "A View from a Bridge;" John Cecil Holm and George Abbott's play, "Three Men on a Horse;" Thurston E. Temple's play, "The Wandering Jew;" Nick Darke's play, "Ting Tang Mine;" Peter Gill's play, "Mean Tears;" David Wood's play, "The Pied Piper;" A.R. Gurney's play, "Entertaining Strangers;" play, "Countrymania;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Waiting for Godot;" play, "Down Cemetery Road;" William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," by the Royal Dramatic Theatre of Stockholm, Sweden; William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth," and Euripedes's play, "Medea," by the Ninagawa Company of Japan; and the play, "Tomorrow Was War," by the Mayakovsky Theatre Company of Russia with Robin Bailey, Desmond Barrit, Alan Bennett, Suzanne Bertish, Richard Bonneville, Michael Bryant, Simon Cadell, Garry Cooper, Gemma Craven, Julian Curry, Judi Dench, Sally Dexter, Paola Dionisotti, Russell Dixon, Robert Eddison, Ralph Fiennes, Julia Ford, Michael Gambon, Patrick Garland, Nigel Hawthorne, Barbara Hicks, Douglas Hodge, Anthony Hopkins, Barbara Jefford, Karl Johnson, Nicholas Le Prevost, Philip Locke, Anna Massey, Alec McCowen, Sylvester McCoy, Bill Nighy, Richard Pasco, Tim Pigott-Smith, Mark Rylance, Leslie Sands, Michael Simkins, Juliet Stevenson, Sian Thomas, Philip Voss, and Marcia Warren in the cast.
  • (1985) She acted in Julie Kavner and Luke Reilly's play, "Particular Friendships", at the Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, London, England with Philip Voss and Caroline Blakiston in the cast.
  • (1988) She acted in Jean Giraudoux's play, "The Madwoman of Chaillot", at the Dame Lilian Baylis Theatre in London, England with Eleanor Bron, Selina Cadell, Philip Franks and Ian Redford in the cast. Nick Hamm was the director.
  • (1990) She acted in Patrick Hamilton's play, "Hangover Square" at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Dudley Sutton, Sheila Reid, Ian Reddington, Pippa Guard, and Richard Avery in the cast. Matthew Francis and Caroline Sharman were directors.
  • (1990) She acted in Doris Lessing's play, "In Pursuit of the English," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Dudley Sutton, Sheila Reid, Ian Reddington, Pippa Guard, and Richard Avery in the cast. Matthew Francis and Caroline Sharman were directors.
  • (1995) She acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Hothouse, "at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Harold Pinter and John Shrapnel in the cast. David Jones was director.
  • (1996) She acted in Alan Bennett's play, "Habeas Corpus," at the Donmar Warehouse Theatre in London, England with Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn, John Padden, Sarah Woodward, Imelda Staunton, Hugh Bonneville, Natalie Walter, Jason Watkins, Nicholas Woodeson, and Stewart Permutt in the cast. Sam Mendes was director.
  • (1991) She acted in Edward Bond's play, "The Sea," in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Ken Stott, Samuel West, Alan MacNaughtan, David Thewlis, David Foxxe, Sarah Woodward, Ellie Haddington, and Karl Johnsonin the cast. Sam Mendes was director.
  • (January 1992 - January 1993) She acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Alan Bennett and Kenneth Grahame's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David Hare's plays, "Racing Demon," "Murmuring Judges;" Dario Fo's play, "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui;" Tennessee Williams' play, "The Night of the Iguana;" Edward Bond's play, "The Sea;" Alan Bennett's play, "The Madness of King George III;" Tony Kushner's play, "Angels in America;" Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" Arvind Sharma's play, "The Little Clay Cart;" Frederico Garcia Lorca's play, "Blood Wedding;" George Farquhar's play, "The Recruiting Officer;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "Pygmalion;" Moliere's play, "Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme;" Jim Cartwright's play, "The Rise and Fall of Little Voice;" Robert Lepage's play, "Needles and Opium;" Lope De Vega's play, "Fuente Ovejuna;" William Shakespeare's plays, "A Midsummer's Night Dream;" Tony Harrison's play, "Square Rounds;" J.B. Priestley's play, "An Inspector Calls;" Bruno Schulz's play, "The Streets of Crocodiles;" "Kings" play; Keith Waterhouse's play, "Billy Liar;" "Dragon" play;" "Stages" play;" Giorgio Strehler's play, "Le Baruffe Chiozotte;" Franco Zeffirelli's play, "Sei Personaggi In Cerca D'Autore;" Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's musical, "Carousel;" and Pierre De Marivaux's play "The Game of Love and Chance;" with Keith Allen, Annabel Arden, Tony Armatrading, Eileen Atkins, Annette Badland, Robin Bailey, Frances Barber, Gillian Barge, Desmond Barrit, Alan Bates, Trevor Baxter, Steven Beard, Stephen Beckett, Stefan Bednarczyk, Duncan Bell, Michael Bryant, Suzanne Burden, Anthony Calf, Sean Chapman, Kenneth Cranham, Marcus D'Amico, Janet Dale, Phil Daniels, Joanna David, Janie Dee, Judi Dench, Reece Dinsdale, Paola Dionisotti, Anita Dobson, Kate Duchene, Janine Duvitski, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Serena Evans, Tenniel Evans, Alison Fiske, Rupert Frazer, Maria Friedman, Christopher Good, Henry Goodman, Rupert Graves, Susannah Harker, Nigel Hawthorne, Michael Hayden, Mark Heap, David Horovitch, Jane Horrocks, Alan Howard, Harold Innocent, Alex Jennings, Karl Johnson, Darlene Johnson, Rachel Joyce, Charles Kay, Sara Kestelman, Jeffery Kissoon, Peter Laird, James Laurenson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Vicky Licorish, Mark Lockyer, Alan MacNaughtan, Rosemary Martin, Maggie McCarthy, Helen McCrory, Ian McKellen, Janet McTeer, Ben Miles, Iain Mitchell, Alfred Molina, Paul Moriaty,, Katrina Murphy, Joseph Mydell, Joseph O'Conor, Richard Pasco, Patrick Pearson, Pete Postlethwaite, Caroline Quentin, Celestine Randall, Nick Reding, Joanna Riding, Terence Rigby, David Ross, Patricia Routledge, Clive Rowe, Patsy Rowlands, Enrico Maria Salerno, Adrian Scarborough, Cyril Shaps, Lesley Sharp, Antony Sher, Timothy Spall, Alison Steadman, Maggie Steed, Jo Stone-Fewings, Ken Stott, Mark Strong, David Thewlis, Ben Thomas, Sian Thomas, Harry Towb, James Villiers, Julian Wadham, June Watson, Samuel Best, Benjamin Whitrow, and Marjorie Yates in the company,
  • (2015) Book: "Not Quite Nice". London: Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 140884687X

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