Amy Beth Hayes

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Amy Beth Hayes
Years active2008–present

Amy Beth Hayes is a British actress. She is best known for her roles as 'Kitty' in Mr Selfridge,(ITV) 'Lucy' in “The Entire History of You”, an episode of Black Mirror (C4) 'Ruth' in Misfits (E4), 'Clem' in Shameless (C4), Amy in The Syndicate (BBC) and Maxine Fox in Sirens (C4). She has also appeared in Doctor Who and Secret Diary of a Call Girl.


Hayes was born in Abergavenny, Wales, but grew up in Darlington, northeast England. She made her screen debut in the 2008 Doctor Who episode "The Stolen Earth" and the same year she was cast in a lead role in the ITV drama Whatever It Takes.[1]

Hayes appeared in the 2009 Romanian film Eva, and in Micro Men, a BBC-made film charting the rise and fall of the home computer industry in the United Kingdom in the early 1980s, where she played Cynthia along side Martin Freeman. In 2009, she played Ruth, an old woman restored temporarily to her younger self by a peculiar thunder storm, in E4's superhero comedy-drama Misfits as well as Daisy in Whatever It Takes written by Paula Milne.

In 2011 she played Lucy in "The Entire History of You", an episode of the anthology series Black Mirror created by Charlie Brooker. In 2012, she starred in BBC drama The Syndicate, playing the girlfriend of one of the lottery winners. From 2012-16 she appeared in the ITV drama Mr Selfridge (2013) as Kitty Hawkins/Edwards. Her stage work includes 'Jerusalem' with Mark Rylance, 'Linda' for The Royal Court and 'On The Waterfront' directed by Stephen Berkoff.