Morwenna Banks

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Morwenna Banks
Born Tamsin Morwenna Banks
(1961-09-20) 20 September 1961 (age 53)
Redruth, Cornwall, England
Occupation Actress, writer, producer

Tamsin Morwenna Banks (born 20 September 1961) is an English comedy actress, writer and producer known for her role as Mummy Pig, Madame Gazelle and Dr Hamster in the toddler series Peppa Pig.


Her first American television appearance was as a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live, for only four episodes of the show's twentieth season.

In 2009, Banks made a series of web videos for BBC Comedy called Celebrities STFU, each video featuring her in costume impersonating Lady Gaga, Noel Gallagher, Susan Boyle, Pixie Lott, Jools Holland and Duffy.[1]

On 19 October 2013, BBC Radio 4 broadcast Banks' play 'Goodbye', about a woman diagnosed with breast cancer, an account of the path from first diagnosis to death (for Lizzie, played by Olivia Colman), for the family, but foremost about her relationship with her best friend (Jen, played by Natascha McElhone). The cast included Darren Boyd, John Simm, Alison Steadman, Ezra Banks-Baddiel and the voice of Dolly Banks-Baddiel; it was produced by Heather Larmour.[2][3][4][5][6]

Personal life[edit]

She attended the University of Cambridge and was a member of the Footlights from 1981 - 1983. [7]

Her partner is David Baddiel; they have two children, Dolly and Ezra.[8][9]


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