British Shakespearean actresses

2017-08-02T07:47:01+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Kirsty Besterman, Natasha Wightman, Laura Rees, Mary Ann Yates, Susannah Fielding, Maxine Peake, Sarah Booth, Mary Warner, Joan Blackham, Kelly Hunter, Sasha Behar, Felicity Kendal, Lucy Briers, Gillian Kearney, Paola Dionisotti, Henrietta Hodson, Jenna Russell, Anne Humby, Esther Brand (actress), Olivia Hussey, Sarah Siddons, Cherie Lunghi, Ella Smith (actress), Ellie Beaven, Fiona Wade, Kananu Kirimi, Lisa Dillon, Nora Nicholson, Jessie Bateman, Pippa Nixon, Helena Faucit, Sybil Thorndike, Claire Price, Zoe Tapper, Clare Higgins, Margaret Tyzack, Amara Karan, Michelle Terry, Ann Maria Bradshaw, Anna Madeley, Frances Barber, Niky Wardley, Renée Asherson, Phyllis Neilson-Terry, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Pippa Haywood, Zawe Ashton, Ellie Nunn, Ellen Terry, Hayley Carmichael, Niamh McGrady, Hannah Pritchard, Hutin Britton, Helen Cherry, May Holt, Ciaran Madden, Emma Fielding, Christine Finn, Morven Christie, Claudie Blakley, Jacqueline Hill, Sally Bretton, Charlotte Melmoth, Cush Jumbo, Deborah Findlay, Nina Sosanya, Gabrielle Drake, Janie Dee, Joan Sanderson flashcards British Shakespearean actresses
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  • Kirsty Besterman
    Kirsty Besterman is a British actress of the stage and screen.
  • Natasha Wightman
    Natasha Wightman (b. 1973) is an actress who has appeared in British and American films since 1999.
  • Laura Rees
    Laura Rees is a British actress from Northampton.
  • Mary Ann Yates
    Mary Ann Yates (1728–1787) was an English tragic actress.
  • Susannah Fielding
    Susannah Glanville-Hearson (born 10 June 1985), better known by her stage name Susannah Fielding, is an English actress who has worked in theatre, television and film.
  • Maxine Peake
    Maxine Peake (born 14 July 1974) is an English stage, radio, film and television actress, who made her name as Twinkle in Victoria Wood's sitcom Dinnerladies.
  • Sarah Booth
    Sarah "Sally" Booth (1793 – 30 December 1867) was an English actress.
  • Mary Warner
    Mary Amelia Warner, née Huddart (1804–1854) was an English actress and theatre manager.
  • Joan Blackham
    Joan Blackham (born 1946 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England) is a prolific British actress with a long stage, film and television career.
  • Kelly Hunter
    Kelly Hunter (born 21 July 1963) is a British film, television, radio, stage and musical actress, a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre and in 1993 a Laurence Olivier Award nominee.
  • Sasha Behar
    Sasha Behar (born 25 September 1971) is a British actress, known for portraying Maya Sharma in the ITV soap opera Coronation Street.
  • Felicity Kendal
    Felicity Ann Kendal, CBE (born 25 September 1946) is an English actress, working in television and theatre.
  • Lucy Briers
    Lucy Briers (born 19 August 1967) is an English actress.
  • Gillian Kearney
    Gillian Louise Kearney (born 9 May 1972, Liverpool, Merseyside) is an English actress best known for playing Jessica Harrison in the long-running BBC television medical drama series Casualty, her early role as Debbie McGrath in Channel 4's Liverpool-based soap opera Brookside and the spin-off mini-series Damon and Debbie as well as Emma Barton in the ITV Yorkshire-based soap opera Emmerdale.
  • Paola Dionisotti
    Paola Dionisotti (born 1946 in Torino, Italy) is an actress active on the stage and British television since 1975.
  • Henrietta Hodson
    Henrietta Hodson (26 March 1841 – 30 October 1910) was an English actress and theatre manager best known for her portrayal of comedy roles in the Victorian era.
  • Jenna Russell
    Jenna Russell (born 5 October 1967) is an English actress and singer.
  • Anne Humby
    Anne Humby (born Anne Ayre) (flourished 1817–1863) was a British actress and singer frequently called "Mrs Humby".
  • Esther Brand (actress)
    Esther Brand (also known as Esther Hamilton, Esther Bland and Esther Sweeney) (fl. 1745-1772) was a British actress.
  • Olivia Hussey
    Olivia Hussey (born Olivia Osuna; 17 April 1951) is an Argentine actress who became famous for her role as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's 1968 film version of Romeo and Juliet, winning a Golden Globe and also the David di Donatello Award for best actress.
  • Sarah Siddons
    Sarah Siddons (5 July 1755 – 8 June 1831) was a Welsh-born actress, the best-known tragedienne of the 18th century.
  • Cherie Lunghi
    Cherie Mary Lunghi (born 4 April 1952) is an English film, television and theatre actress, known for her roles in many British TV dramas.
  • Ella Smith (actress)
    Ella Smith (born 6 June 1983) is an English actress.
  • Ellie Beaven
    Ellie Beaven (born 1980) is an English actress.
  • Fiona Wade
    Fiona Sarah Wade (born 20 March 1979 in Enfield, Middlesex) is an English actress.
  • Kananu Kirimi
    Kananu Kirimi (born 1977) is a British actress.
  • Lisa Dillon
    Lisa Dillon (born Lisa Stawiarski in 1979) is an English actress.
  • Nora Nicholson
    Nora Nicholson (7 December 1892 – 18 September 1973) was an English actress.
  • Jessie Bateman
    Jessie Eliza Bateman (2 August 1877 – 14 November 1940) was an English stage actress.
  • Pippa Nixon
    Pippa Nixon (born 1979) is an English actress.
  • Helena Faucit
    Helena Saville Faucit, Lady Martin (11 October 1817 – 31 October 1898) was an English actress.
  • Sybil Thorndike
    Dame Agnes Sybil Thorndike CH DBE (24 October 1882 – 9 June 1976) was an English actress who toured internationally in Shakespearean productions, often appearing with her husband Lewis Casson.
  • Claire Price
    Claire Louise Price (born 4 July 1972 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire) is an English actress.
  • Zoe Tapper
    Zoe Tapper (born 26 October 1981) is an English actress who first came to prominence playing Nell Gwynne in Richard Eyre's award-winning film Stage Beauty in 2004.
  • Clare Higgins
    Clare Frances Elizabeth Higgins (born 10 November 1955) is an English actress.
  • Margaret Tyzack
    Margaret Maud Tyzack, CBE (9 September 1931 – 25 June 2011) was an English actress.
  • Amara Karan
    Amara Karan (born 1984) is a Sri Lankan-English actress who made her film début as the love interest in Wes Anderson's The Darjeeling Limited.
  • Michelle Terry
    Michelle Terry is an English actress and writer, known for her work on stage and for portraying Sara on Reunited.
  • Ann Maria Bradshaw
    Ann Maria Bradshaw (1801–1862), was an English actress and vocalist.
  • Anna Madeley
    Anna Madeley (born 8 March 1976) is an English actress.
  • Frances Barber
    Frances Barber (born 13 May 1957 as Frances J Brookes) is an English actress who has appeared in stage and television productions.
  • Niky Wardley
    Niky Wardley (born 11 August 1973 in Luton, Bedfordshire) is an English actress.
  • Renée Asherson
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  • Phyllis Neilson-Terry
    Phyllis Neilson-Terry (15 October 1892 – 25 September 1977) was an English actress.
  • Pippa Bennett-Warner
    Philippa "Pippa" Bennett-Warner is a RADA trained British actress.
  • Pippa Haywood
    Philippa "Pippa" Haywood (born 6 May 1961) is an English actress who trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
  • Zawe Ashton
    Zawedde "Zawe" Ashton (/ˈzæwiː/; born 25 July 1984) is an English actress, playwright and director best known for her roles in Channel 4 comedy dramas Not Safe for Work (as Katherine) and as Vod in Fresh Meat.
  • Ellie Nunn
    Ellie Nunn is an English actress.
  • Ellen Terry
    Dame Alice Ellen Terry, GBE (27 February 1847 – 21 July 1928), known professionally as Ellen Terry, was an English stage actress who became the leading Shakespearean actress in Britain.
  • Hayley Carmichael
    Hayley Carmichael is an English actress and theatre-director.
  • Niamh McGrady
    Niamh McGrady (born 4 October 1983) is a film, stage and television actress from Castlewellan, County Down, Northern Ireland.
  • Hannah Pritchard
    Hannah Pritchard (1711–1768) was an English actress who regularly played opposite David Garrick.
  • Hutin Britton
    Nelly Hutin Britton (24 April 1876 — 3 September 1965), usually credited as Hutin Britton was an English actress.
  • Helen Cherry
    Helen Cherry (24 November 1915 – 27 September 2001) was an English stage, film and television actress.
  • May Holt
    May Holt born Elizabeth May Holt was an English actress, manager and playwright who had a successful career on the stage in England and Australia.
  • Ciaran Madden
    Ciaran Madden (born Ciaran Anne Magdalene Madden, 27 December 1942) is a retired British stage, film, and television actress, who was professionally active from the late 1960s through the late 1990s.
  • Emma Fielding
    Emma Georgina Annalies Fielding (born 10 July 1966 in Catterick, North Riding of Yorkshire) is an English actress.
  • Christine Finn
    Christine Finn (1929 – 5 December 2007; Guildford, Surrey) was an English actress, known primarily for her role in the 1950s TV serial Quatermass and the Pit, and, after that, her voice work for the 1960s Thunderbirds television series.
  • Morven Christie
    Morven Christie (born 1981) is a Scottish actress.
  • Claudie Blakley
    Claudia "Claudie" Blakley (born 1974) is an English actress.
  • Jacqueline Hill
    Grace Jacqueline Hill (17 December 1929 – 18 February 1993) was a British actress known for her role as Barbara Wright in the BBC science-fiction television series Doctor Who.
  • Sally Bretton
    Sally Bretton (born Sally Davis, 1976) is an English actress.
  • Charlotte Melmoth
    Mrs Charlotte Melmoth (c. 1749 – 1823) was an 18th-century English actress, the estranged 'wife' of British actor/writer Samuel Jackson Pratt ("Courtney Melmoth"), and known as "The Grande Dame of Tragedy on the Early American Stage" After a mildly-successful stage career in Great Britain and Ireland she emigrated to America in 1793 and became one of the best-known actresses of the late 18th/early 19th century.
  • Cush Jumbo
    Cush Jumbo (born 23 September 1985) is an English actress and writer.
  • Deborah Findlay
    Deborah Findlay (born 1947 in Surrey) is an English actress.
  • Nina Sosanya
    Nina Sosanya (born 6th June 1969) is an English stage, television, and film actress.
  • Gabrielle Drake
    Gabrielle Drake (born 30 March 1944) is a British actress.
  • Janie Dee
    Janie Dee (born 20 June 1962) is a British actress and singer.
  • Joan Sanderson
    Joan Sanderson (24 November 1912 – 24 May 1992) was an English television and stage actress.