24 December 1979 |
Natalie Walter (born 1979) is a British actress who is best known for her film, theatre and television roles. She was born in Woking, Surrey in 1979. On stage and screen, Walter has worked with directors including Peter Hall, Gregory Doran, Sam Mendes, Christopher Guest and Woody Allen. Her father was David Walter, the former BBC and ITN journalist.
In the late 1990s, Walter had a leading role playing Caralyn in the popular ITV sitcom Babes in the Wood. Other television appearances include in The Thin Blue Line, which also starred Rowan Atkinson, and the BBC comedy sketch series Harry Enfield and Chums. In 2008, she played Alice Coltrane in the Doctor Who episode "Turn Left". In 2010, she had a guest starring role as Emily in the Easter special of Jonathan Creek (The Judas Tree) and appeared in an episode of Lynda La Plante's ITV drama serial Above Suspicion. Walter appeared in the first episode of Christopher Guest's HBO mockumentary-style comedy Family Tree. Since 2015, she has been a regular performer in the BBC's children's historical sketch comedy Horrible Histories.
|2011||Above Suspicion: Deadly Intent||ITV||Connie Short|
|2008||Doctor Who||BBC||Alice Coltrane|
|2005||Hampstead Heath: the Musical||BBC||Tree Woman|
|2004||Hollywood Goddesses||Sky One||Tallulah Bankhead|
|2001||Harry Enfield and Chums||BBC||Various characters|
|2000||The Peter Principle||BBC||Chloe|
|1998/9||Babes in the Wood||ITV||Caralyn Monroe|
|1998||Ruth Rendell Mysteries||ITV||Tanya Paine|
|1998||The Stalker's Apprentice||STV||Karen Scott|
|1997||Get Well Soon||BBC||Beryl|
|1996||The Thin Blue Line||BBC||Elf|
Walter has enjoyed an extensive career in the theatre. She worked with the director Sam Mendes at the Donmar Warehouse in a production of Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus, was a member of the Peter Hall Company's production of As You Like It and featured in the National Theatre's revival of Noises Off. In 2008 to early 2009 she spent a year as a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), with leading roles as Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Maria in Love's Labour's Lost. She also appeared in hit comedy 39 Steps, which ran in the West End for nine years. Walter played Heidi Schumann in Peter Nichols's play Lingua Franca which premiered in London in July 2010 before transferring to New York later in the year.
|2013||A Little House on the Side||Theatre Royal Bath||Marcelle||Lindsay Posner / Cal McCrystal|
|2011||Smash!||Menier Chocolate Factory||Liz||Tamara Harvey|
|2010||Lingua Franca||Finborough / 59E59 Theatre, NYC||Heidi Schumann||Michael Gielata|
|2010||50 Ways to Leave Your Love||Bush Theatre||Various characters||Josie Rourke|
|2010||The 39 Steps||Criterion Theatre||Various characters||Maria Aitken|
|2009||Hayfever||Chichester Festival Theatre||Tallulah||Nikolai Foster|
|2009||A Midsummer Night's Dream||Royal Shakespeare Company||Helena||Gregory Doran|
|2009||Love's Labour's Lost||Royal Shakespeare Company||Maria||Gregory Doran|
|2008||Whipping It Up||No1 Tour||Chloe||Terry Johnson|
|2008||Twelfth Night||Theatre Royal, Northampton||Olivia||Laurie Sansom|
|2007||Soap||Theatre Royal, Northampton||Noeleen||Laurie Sansom|
|2007||Piano / Forte||Royal Court||Dawn||Terry Johnson|
|2007||Dead Funny||West Yorkshire Playhouse||Karen||Matthew Lloyd|
|2006||Flanders Mare||Sound Theatre||Lisa||Alan Cox|
|2006||As You Like It||Theatre Royal, Bath / US Tour||Phoebe||Peter Hall|
|2004||The Constant Wife||Lyric, West End||Marie-Louise||Chris Luscombe|
|2001||Noises Off||National Theatre||Brooke||Jeremy Sams|
|2001||The Recruiting Officer||Chichester Festival Theatre||Rose||James Kerr|
|1996||Habeas Corpus||Donmar Warehouse||Felicity||Sam Mendes|
|1999||Genghis Among the Pygmies||Royal Court||Various||Simon Usher|
|1999||Ten Minutes of Human Rights||Royal Court||Various||Ramin Grey|
|1998||The Brazen Age||Shakespeare's Globe||Various||James Wallace|
|1998||The Bronze Age||Shakespeare's Globe||Various||James Wallace|
|2012||The Wedding Video||Nigel Cole|
|2012||Cockneys Vs Zombies||Mattias Hoene|
|2010||You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger||Woody Allen|
|2008||Lady Godiva||Vicky Jewson|
|2007||I Want Candy||Stephen Surjik|
|2002||Eddie Loves Mary||Hannah Rothschild|
|2002||The Honeytrap||Michael Gunther|
|1998||If Only||Maria Rippol|
|1997||Remember Me?||Nick Hurran|
Walter has appeared on a number of programmes on BBC Radio 4, including House of the Spirit Levels, Smelling of Roses, No Commitments and All My Life. In 2010 she played multiple comic characters in The Lucy Montgomery Show which was written by and starred Lucy Montgomery.
|2012||Kind Hearts and Coronets - Like Father, Like Daughter||BBC Radio 4||Frank Stirling|
|2010/11||The Lucy Montgomery Variety Pack||BBC Radio 4||Katie Tyrell|
|2009||Smelling of Roses||BBC Radio 4||Maria Esposito|
|2008||Chambers||BBC Radio 4||Paul Schlesinger|
|2007||No Commitments||BBC Radio 4||Maria Esposito|
|2003||All My Life||BBC Radio 4||Steve McCrum|
|2002||The House of the Spirit Levels||BBC Radio 4||Paul Schlesinger|
- "BFI | Film & TV Database | WALTER, Natalie". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
- Natalie Walter at the Internet Movie Database
- "Natalie Walter On ... Sweet Dreams - - Interviews". Whatsonstage.com. 19 January 2009. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
- "What's On". RSC. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
- Brantley, Ben (16 November 2010). "Brits Off Broadway - Peter Nichols's 'Lingua Franca' - Review - NYTimes.com". Theater.nytimes.com. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
- "Not only has David Tennant's understudy got his Hamlet job - he's also got his girl | Mail Online". Dailymail.co.uk. 13 December 2008. Retrieved 4 January 2012.