Haydn Gwynne
Billy Elliot the Musical West End
Mrs Wilkinson
Television Haydn is best known for her lead roles in Peak Practice and Mersey Beat (Royal Television Society Awards, Best Actress 2002 and 2003), for Alex in Drop the Dead Donkey (for which she was nominated for a BAFTA and a British Comedy Award) and as Robyn Penrose in David Lodgeís Nice Work. More recently she completed filming on the forth-coming HBO series Rome as Calpurnia, and Absolute Power (BBC). Other TV work includes lead roles in the psychological thriller The Secret, Dalziel & Pascoe, Call the Minister, Dangerfield, Lovejoy & What Mad Pursuit (all for BBC); The Christmas Day edition of Midsomer Murders, Poirot, The Verdict & Frederic Rafaelís After the War for ITV. Portia in The Merchant of Venice, Time Riders & The Great Writers, Thomas Mann for Channel 4 and Hospital for the launch night of Channel 5.

Theatre She has previously appeared in the West End as Oolie/Donna in City of Angels (Prince of Wales Theatre) for which she was nominated for an Olivier award and as Billie Burke in Ziegfeld (London Palladium). For the Royal Shakespeare Company she was Helena in A Midsummer Nightís Dream, Olivia in Twelfth Night and Aase/Solveig in Peer Gynt. Other theatre work includes Mary in the original production of The Memory of Water (Hampstead Theatre), The Recruiting Officer, The Cabinet Minister & The Bluebird of Unhappiness (all at The Manchester Royal Exchange), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Ludlow festival), Hedda Gabler (Bolton Octagon), The Way of the World (Theatre Royal Northampton) and His Monkey Wife (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough).

Film Michael Fraynís Remember Me, The Pleasure Principle and the forthcoming These Foolish Things.
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