Susan Engel

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Susan Engel
Susan-engel-trailer.jpg
Engel in trailer for "Butley" (1974)
Born (1935-03-25) 25 March 1935 (age 79)
Vienna, Austria
Occupation Actress
Years active 1959–present
Spouse(s) Sylvester Morand

Susan Engel (born 25 March 1935 in Vienna, Austria) is a British actress.

Career[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Engel's work in theatre includes: Angels in America (1992), Richard III,[1] King Lear (1990),[2] The Good Person of Sezuan, Watch on the Rhine (1980), Spring Awakening, The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other and Her Naked Skin (2008)[3] at the National Theatre, London; Women Beware Women (2006),[4] Luminosity (2001), Bad Weather, The Dybbuk, King John (1988),[5] Cousin Vladimir (1978),[6] The Tempest, The Comedy of Errors (1962),[7] Julius Caesar (1963),[8] Henry VI, Part 2 and The Wars of The Roses (1963)[9] for the RSC; Spinning Into Butter, The Happy Haven, Hotel In Amsterdam (1968)[10] and Macbeth at the Royal Court, London, Hecuba (2004) at the Donmar Warehouse, London;[11] After The Gods, Ascent of Mt Fuji and Shortlist at the Hampstead Theatre, London; The Sea at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester; Prayers of Serkin at the Old Vic, London, A Passage to India (2003) for Shared Experience;[12] Himself at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton; Brand (2003),[13] An Inspector Calls, The Clandestine Marriage (for which she won the Clarence Derwent Award for Best Supporting Actress), Footfalls (1994),[14] The Cherry Orchard, A Kind of Alaska (1985),[15] Hamlet, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers and Three Sisters in the West End, London.

Television[edit]

She remains best known for her work in television, including the series The Lotus Eaters and the Doctor Who serial The Stones of Blood.[16] In 2003 and 2012, she appeared in the popular detective series Midsomer Murders. Other TV credits include: afterlife, The Black Death, Quiet as a Nun,[17] Dalziel and Pascoe, Trial and Retribution V,[18] Thursday the 12th, The Vice, Kavanagh QC, Underworld and Inspector Morse and Crown Court. And, quite immensely popular at the time: The Cedar Tree.

Radio[edit]

In 2004, she guest-starred in the audio drama Gallifrey: A Blind Eye, produced by Big Finish Productions. Other radio includes: Looking for Angels: Left at the Angel,[19][20] The January Wedding,[21] The Making of the English Landscape,[22][23] The Great Pursuit, The Bruno Bettelheim Project, The Raj Quartet,[24] Miss Esther's Guest, Are You Sure?,[25] Peeling Figs for Julius, La Grande Therese, Anne of Green Gables and Black Narcissus.

Film[edit]

Film credits include: The Magic Seed, The Leading Man, Damage,[26] Ascendancy, Butley[27][28][29] and King Lear.[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard III, Eyre/Crowley, National Theatre, July 1990
  2. ^ King Lear, Warner/Bechtler, National Theatre Company, July 1990
  3. ^ National Theatre : Productions : The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other[dead link]
  4. ^ Royal Shakespeare Company : Cast list[dead link]
  5. ^ "The RSC Shakespeare, plot summary – The Life and Death of King John". Rscshakespeare.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "ROB WILTON THEATRICALIA RSC 1975–79". Phyllis.demon.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  7. ^ http://www.rscshakespeare.co.uk/comedyErrors.html
  8. ^ "Plot Summaries, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar". The RSC Shakespeare. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  9. ^ "The RSC Shakespeare, plot summary – The First Part of Henry the Sixth". Rscshakespeare.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  10. ^ www.t75.org. "theatre – Mrs Ruskin, Warehouse Theatre, preview". indielondon.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  11. ^ Hecuba, Donmar Warehouse, London – Reviews, Theatre – Independent.co.uk[dead link]
  12. ^ "A Passage to India, a CurtainUp London review". Curtainup.com. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  13. ^ "Brand, a CurtainUp London review". Curtainup.com. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  14. ^ "Modify Beckett? Enter, Outrage". New York Times. 26 March 1994. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  15. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=gMArSyUDuOoC&pg=RA1-PA169&lpg=RA1-PA169&dq=A+Kind+of+Alaska+susan+engel&source=web&ots=wbb5wowjBI&sig=YrHWPXBKwVfeSoePxqh-aGttv1U
  16. ^ "Doctor Who Classic Episode Guide – The Stones of Blood – Details". BBC. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  17. ^ "70s movie database at Escape to the Seventies". Escape-to-the-seventies.com. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  18. ^ La Plante Productions – Trial & Retribution V[dead link]
  19. ^ "Radio 4 Programmes – Afternoon Play, Looking for Angels, Looking for Angels: Left at the Angel". BBC. 29 August 2007. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  20. ^ "Looking For Angels – Left At The Angel". Radiolistings.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  21. ^ "The January Wedding". Radiolistings.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  22. ^ "Radio 4 Programmes – Afternoon Play, The Making of the English Landscape". BBC. 28 August 2007. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  23. ^ "The Making Of The English Landscape". Radiolistings.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  24. ^ "The Raj Quartet". Radiolistings.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  25. ^ "Are You Sure?". Radiolistings.co.uk. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  26. ^ "Damage – Cast – New York Times". Movies.nytimes.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  27. ^ "Butley". haroldpinter.org. 21 January 1974. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  28. ^ "Butley movie review – Film – Time Out London". Timeout.com. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  29. ^ Sayre, Nora (9 April 1974). "Butley – Movie – Review – New York Times". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved 30 November 2011. 
  30. ^ King Lear[dead link]

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