Haydn Gwynne
Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown
Last year, Haydn played Margaret Thatcher opposite Helen Mirren as the Queen in The Audience (WhatsOnStage Award for Best Supporting Actress in a play). Other West End includes: Queen Elizabeth opposite Kevin Spacey as Richard III (Old Vic/BAM New York); Mrs Wilkinson in Billy Elliot - the Musical (West End and Broadway, winning Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World awards for Best Actress in a Musical, as well as nominations for an Olivier and Tony Award) and Oolie/Donna in the original London production of City Of Angels (Olivier nomination).
Other British premiere productions include: Becky Shaw (Almeida); The Memory of Walter (Hampstead); and Ziegfeld (London Palladium). Also: Company (Donmar Warehouse West End concerts); Duet For One (tour); The Recruiting Officer, The Cabinet Minister and The Bluebird of Unhappiness (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Way Of The World (Northampton); Hedda Gabler (Bolton Octagon); His Monkey Wife (Stephen Joseph Theatre); Macbeth (Ludlow Festival) and, for RSC: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, Peer Gynt and The Merry Wives of Wndsor.

Television includes: lead roles in series such as Peak Practice, Merseybeat, Nice Work and Drop the Dead Donkey (from these: three Royal Television Society Awards for Best Actress, and nominations for a British Comedy Award and a BAFTA). Also: The C Word, Ripper Street, Sherlock, Rome, The Secret, Uncle, Silent Witness, Consenting Adults, Lewis, Agatha's Poirot, Death In Paradise, Absolute Power, Time Riders, After the War, Dalziel and Pascoe, New Tricks, Midsomer Murders and The Merchant of Venice.

Film includes: Remember Me, The Pleasure Principle, These Foolish Things and Hunky Dory.
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