Lizzie Hopley

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Lizzie Hopley is a British actor and writer.

She appears in several audio plays based on the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. Her first appearance was as the Eighth Doctor’s companion Gemma Griffin in Terror Firma. She also portrayed Yarvell, the sister of Davros, in the I, Davros mini-series.

Hopley was born in Liverpool and trained at RADA. Her film and television work includes the recent film adaptation of Jane Eyre directed by Sin Nombre's Cary Fukunaga, The Last Hangman, Channel 4's adaptation of Any Human Heart, Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased), the BBC's The Day of the Triffids with Joely Richardson and Eddie Izzard and ITV's adaptation of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher starring Paddy Considine.

She recently finished a world tour of Cheek by Jowl's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore and is currently filming "Call the Midwife" Christmas Special.

Among her written work is the one-woman play Pramface, which explored the consequences of reality television and labelling people as chavs.[1]

Her radio plays have included The Elizabethan Beauty Law[2] (which starred Annette Badland as Queen Elizabeth), The Cenci Family (nominated for a Sony Radio Academy Award) for BBC Radio 4 and Salome[3] (which starred Ian Brooker, Florence Hoath and Kenneth Cranham) for BBC Radio 3.

In 2007 she voiced the Mantasphid Queen in the Doctor Who animated adventure The Infinite Quest. She was recently commissioned to write the screenplay "Killing Clovis Dardentor", an updated film adaptation of Jules Verne's Clovis Dardentor for www.buyacredit.com. In 2011 she appeared as Harriet Gollop in the television film The Suspicions of Mr Whicher for ITV.

In 2013, she played Theodora Mawsley in The Thirteenth Tale for the BBC.

Big Finish Productions[edit]

Hopley’s work for Big Finish Productions includes:

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