3 April 1963 |
|Spouse(s)||Patrick Toomey (2000–present)|
|Relatives||Tim Woodward (brother)
Peter Woodward (brother)
Sarah Woodward (born 3 April 1963) is a British actress. She won the Olivier Award for best performance in a supporting role in 1998 for her role in Tom & Clem by Stephen Churchett., directed by Richard Wilson, and was nominated for a Tony Award in 2000 for her role in the Donmar Warehouse production of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing. opposite Jennifer Ehle and Stephen Dillane, directed by David Levaux. She is the daughter of actor Edward Woodward and his first wife, actress Venetia Barrett, and the sister of actor Tim Woodward, actor and screenwriter Peter Woodward, and actress Emily Woodward, whose mother is actress Michele Dotrice. She is married to actor Patrick Toomey. They have two daughters and live in London.
Woodward trained as an actress at RADA, where she won the Bancroft Gold Medal, before joining the Royal Shakespeare Company, where she appeared in Shakespeare's Richard III with Antony Sher, and Henry V with Kenneth Branagh. She returned to the RSC in 1993, playing Miranda in The Tempest, directed by Sam Mendes, with whom she has also worked on London Assurance, with Paul Eddington; Kean, with Derek Jacobi; and Habeas Corpus with Imelda Staunton, Brenda Blethyn, and Jim Broadbent. She won the Olivier Award for best performance in a supporting role in 1998 for her role in Tom & Clem by Stephen Churchett., and was nominated for a Tony Award in 2000 for her role in the Donmar Warehouse production of Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing.
|2017||Theatre||This House by James Graham||Rochester & Chatham; Welwyn & Hatfield; Coventry South West; Ilford North; Lady Batley||Jeremy Herrin||Chichester Festival Theatre;
|2016||Theatre||Nell Gwynn by Jessica Swale||Ma Gwynn/Queen Catherine||Christopher Luscombe||Shakespeare's Globe|
|2016||Theatre||Richard II||Duchess of York||Simon Godwin||Shakespeare's Globe|
|2015||Theatre||Bracken Moor by Alexi Kaye Campbell||Vanessa Avery||Polly Teale||Tricycle Theatre|
|2015||Theatre||The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time||Siobhan||Marianne Elliott||Gielgud Theatre|
|2014||Theatre||In The Next Room by Sarah Ruhl||Annie||Laurence Boswell||St. James Theatre, London|
|2013||TV||The Politician's Husband||Undercover Reporter/Undercover Reporter 1||Simon Cellan Jones||BBC|
|2012||TV||Outnumbered||Mary||Guy Jenkin||Hat Trick|
|Theatre||Love and Information by Caryl Churchill||Various||James McDonald||Royal Court Theatre|
|TV||Loving Miss Hatto||Birdy||Aisling Walsh||BBC|
|2011||Theatre||Jumpy by April De Angelis||Bea||Nina Raine||Royal Court Theatre|
|The Cherry Orchard by Chekhov||Charlotta||Howard Davies||National Theatre|
|Snake In The Grass||Miriam||Lucy Bailey||The Print Room|
|2010||The Merry Wives of Windsor||Mistress Ford||Chris Luscombe||Shakespeare's Globe; Los Angeles; New York|
|TV||DCI Banks - Aftermath||Jessica Ford||James Hawes||ITV|
|Law & Order: UK||DS Jemma Fraser||Mark Everest||ITV|
|Theatre||Judgment Day by Ödön von Horváth||Frau Leimgruber||James McDonald||Almeida Theatre|
|Rookery Nook||Gertrude||Terry Johnson||Menier Chocolate Factory|
|Theatre||Present Laughter||Monica||Howard Davies||National Theatre|
|2007||A Midsummer Night's Dream||Titania||Chris Luscombe||Regent's Park Open Air Theatre|
|2006||The Comedy of Errors||Adriana||Chris Luscombe||Shakespeare's Globe|
|2005||TV||New Tricks||Forensic Scientist||Roberto Bangura||BBC|
|The Bill||Pat||Lawrence Moody||ThamesTalkback|
|Theatre||Woman In Mind||Susan||Raz Shaw||Salisbury Playhouse|
|2004||Much Ado About Nothing||Dogberry||Tamara Harvey||Shakespeare's Globe|
|2003||TV Film||Final Demand||DS Brown||Tom Vaughan||BBC|
|Hear The Silence||Headmistress||Tim Fywell||Zenith|
|2002||Feature Film||I Capture the Castle||Leda Fox-Cotton||Tim Fywell||BBC Films|
|Bright Young Things||Stephen Fry||The Film Consortium|
|2001||Theatre||Presence||Marian||James Kerr||Royal Court Theatre|
|Feature Film||Close Your Eyes||Hilary Ash||Nick Willing||Kismet Films|
|1999 - 2000||Theatre||The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard||Charlotte||David Leveaux||Donmar Warehouse and Broadway
Nominated for a Tony Award
|1998||TV Movie||The Cater Street Hangman||Sarah Corde||Sarah Hellings||Ardent Productions|
|1997||TV Film||The House Of Angelo||Elizabeth Angelo||Jim Goddard||BBC/Tripal|
|Theatre||Tom and Clem||Kitty||Richard Wilson||Aldwych Theatre
Winner of the Olivier Award for Best Performance in a Supporting Role
|1996||Habeas Corpus||Connie Wicksteed||Sam Mendes||Donmar Warehouse|
|1994||The Tempest||Miranda||Sam Mendes||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|1992||TV||Poirot (Death in the Clouds)||Jane Gray||Stephen Whittaker||ITV|
|1991||TV||The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (The Creeping Man)||Edith Presbury||Michael Cox||Granada Television|
|1987||TV||The Two of Us||Nicola||ITV|
- Lister, David (17 February 1998). "Crowning glory for `Lear' at Olivier theatre awards". The Independent. Retrieved 26 December 2009.
Other awards included: ... Best performance in a supporting role - Sarah Woodward in Tom & Clem; ...
- "'Kate,' Then 'Music Man': The 2000 Tony Nominees". The New York Times. 9 May 2000. Retrieved 26 December 2009.
FEATURED ACTRESS IN A PLAY Blair Brown, Copenhagen Frances Conroy, The Ride Down Mount Morgan Amy Ryan, Uncle Vanya Helen Stenborg, Waiting in the Wings Sarah Woodward, The Real Thing
- Reuters (16 November 2009). "Edward Woodward, The Wicker man, dies". Reuters India. Retrieved 26 December 2009.
[Edward Woodward] married actress Venetia Barrett in 1952 and had three children, all of whom went into acting -- Tim Woodward, Peter Woodward and Sarah Woodward. ...
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