16 June 1978 |
Lyndsey Marshal (born 16 June 1978) is an English actress best known for her performance in The Hours, and as the recurring character Cleopatra on HBO's Rome, and as Lady Sarah Hill in BBC period drama Garrow's Law.
Her first major part was in the play Fireface at the Royal Court Theatre, which she took just before graduation. In 2001 she won the Critics' Circle Theatre Award for Best Newcomer in 2001 for her performances in Redundant at the Royal Court Theatre and Boston Marriage at the Donmar Warehouse. In 2003, she won the TMA Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Since then she has performed leading roles in fourteen theatre productions, most recently alongside James McAvoy in the 2009 West End production Three Days of Rain. In 2011 she appeared in Greenland at the National Theatre.
Marshal starred as Cleopatra in HBO's Rome. Since 2009 she has played Lady Sarah Hill in the three series of the BBC One drama Garrow's Law and, with Julie Walters, in the BBC One Drama A Short Stay in Switzerland. She starred also in ITV's new series of Agatha Christie's Marple.
In January 2013 Marshal played Eileen Blair, wife of Eric Blair, in the BBC Radio 4 drama The Real George Orwell - Homage to Catalonia.
Marshal presently lives in Kings Cross, London with her partner, a documentary filmmaker.
|2000||Peak Practice||Natalie Pearce||TV series (1 episode: "Masquerade")|
|2002||The Gathering Storm||Peggy||TV film|
|Midsomer Murders||Emma Tysoe||TV series (1 episode: "Ring Out Your Dead")|
|The Hours||Lottie Hope|
|2003||Sons & Lovers||Miriam Leivers||TV film|
|The Young Visiters||Ethel Monticue||TV film|
|2004||The Calcium Kid||Mags Livingston|
|2005||Stories of Lost Souls||Simon's Girlfriend||(segment: "Standing Room Only")|
|Born and Bred||Mary Pilling||TV series (1 episode: "Never Seek to Tell")|
|Agatha Christie: Poirot||Anne Meredith||TV series (1 episode: "Cards on the Table")|
|Rome||Cleopatra||TV series (5 episodes: 2005–2007)|
|The Shadow in the North||Isabel Meredith||TV film|
|2008||Kiss of Death||George Austen||TV film|
|Marple: Murder Is Easy||Amy Gibbs||TV film|
|2009||A Short Stay in Switzerland||Jessica||TV film|
|10 Minute Tales||Gemma||TV series short (1 episode: "Ding Dong")|
|Garrow's Law||Lady Sarah Hill||TV series (8 episodes 2009–2011)|
|2010||Being Human||Lucy||TV series (8 episodes)|
|No Pressure||Schoolteacher||Short produced by climate change mitigation campaign 10:10|
|2012||Titanic||Mabel Watson||TV series (4 episodes)|
|The Cricklewood Greats||Florrie Fontaine||TV film|
|In the Dark Half||Kathy|
|Inside No. 9||Laura||Episode "The Understudy"|
|2013||Othello||Emilia||Olivier Theatre||Nicholas Hytner|
|2009||Three Days of Rain||Nan/Lida||Apollo Theatre||Lindsay Posner|
|2008||The Pride||Sylvia||Royal Court Theatre||Jamie Lloyd|
|2007||Absurdia||Lucienne/ Uncle Ted||Donmar Warehouse||Douglas Hodge|
|2007||A Matter of Life and Death||June||Olivier Theatre||Emma Rice |
|2005–06||The Hypochondriac||Toinette||Almeida Theatre||Lindsay Posner|
|2005||Blood Wedding||Wife||Almeida Theatre Co||Rufus Norris||lead role|
|2004–05||Sleeping Beauty||Beauty||Young Vic / New Victory Theater NYC||Rufus Norris||lead role|
|2004||The Crucible||Mary Warren||Sheffield Crucible||Anna Mackmin|
|2003||A Midsummer Night's Dream||Hermia||Bristol Old Vic||David Farr|
|Bright||Polly||Soho Theatre||Paul Jepson|
|2001–02||Redundant||Lucy||Royal Court Theatre||Dominic Cooke|
|2001–02||Boston Marriage||Catherine||Donmar Warehouse / West End||Phyllida Lloyd|
|Top Girls||Shona / Kit / Waitress||New Vic Theatre||Roxanna Silbert|
|2000||Fireface||Olga||Royal Court Theatre||Dominic Cooke|
- nomination 2006 Ian Charleson Award (The Hypochondriac)
- 2003 TMA Theatre Award Best Supporting Actress (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
- nomination 2002 Olivier Award Best Supporting Actress (The Boston Marriage)
- nomination 2002 Evening Standard Award Best Newcomer (Redundant / The Boston Marriage)
- 2001 Critics' Circle Theatre Award Best Newcomer (Redundant / The Boston Marriage)
- Kennedy, Hannah (13 December 2004), "20 Questions with ... Lyndsey Marshal", What's On Stage
- 20 Questions With ... Lyndsey Marshal - Sleeping Beauty at Barbican Centre - London - Interviews - Whatsonstage.com
- Lyndsey Marshal | Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
- Barnett, Laura (26 January 2011). "Lyndsey Marshal: 'Clint? Such a sweet man'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2011-01-27.
- Coveney, Michael (24 April 2013). "Othello". The Stage. Retrieved 25 July 2013.
- Hytner, Nicholas (February 15, 2007), National Theatre Plans for 2007, retrieved 2007-03-25
- Lyndsey Marshal at the Internet Movie Database
- Lyndsey Marshal's National Theatre member profile
- Lyndsey Marshal's Troika Talent profile