Morven Christie

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Morven Christie
Born (1981-09-01) 1 September 1981 (age 36)
Helensburgh, Scotland
Years active 2004–present

Morven Christie (born September 1, 1981) is a Scottish actress. She is best known for her roles as Fi Healey in the BBC spoof Twenty Twelve, Amanda Hopkins in the ITV drama Grantchester and Allison Hughes in the BBC drama The A Word.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Helensburgh, Christie grew up in Glasgow and Aviemore.[1] She studied acting at the Drama Centre London, under Reuven Adiv, an associate of Lee Strasberg.[2]


Christie has worked on stage, film and television drama.

In 2006, she played Juliet and Hero for the Royal Shakespeare Company in their Complete Works season.[3][4]

In 2008 Christie was cast in Sam Mendes's first Bridge Project theatre company, playing Anya in Tom Stoppard's new adaptation of The Cherry Orchard, and Perdita in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale which finished at The Old Vic in London, after a sellout run at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City and a world tour.[5]

She played Ellen Rooney in the 2017 BBC drama The Replacement.[6]






  • When You Cure Me (2006, radio play) as Rachel
  • An Inspector Calls as Sheila Birling
  • Whenever I Get Blown Up I Think of You as Molly Naylor
  • A Farewell to Arms (2011, BBC Radio 4) as Catherine Barkley[8]
  • Austerlitz (December 2012, BBC Radio 3) as Agata


  1. ^ Jamieson, Teddy (7 June 2015). "Morven Christie: "I think it's kind of heartbreaking that women have never seen a reflection of themselves in film or on television."". heraldscotland. Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ David, Peta Romeo and Juliet, The Stage (19 April 2006)
  4. ^ Paul Taylor (2006-04-20). Romeo And Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon – Reviews, Theatre. The Independent
  5. ^ Brian Scott Lipton (2008-12-22). Full Cast Set for BAM's Bridge Project Stagings of Cherry Orchard and Winter's Tale.
  6. ^ Doran, Sarah (15 March 2017). "The Replacement: who's who in BBC maternity drama - Morven Christie, Vicky McClure, Dougray Scott, Richard and Rankin". Radio Times. Retrieved 26 May 2017. 
  7. ^ The Doctor Who Team (14 January 2015). "Filming Begins on Doctor Who, Series 9". Doctor Who. BBC One. Retrieved 14 January 2015. 
  8. ^ BBC Radio 4, Woman's Hour Drama. (2011-08-05). Retrieved on 2012-07-03.

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