Maxine Peake

For the Royal Court: How To Hold Your Breath, Mother Teresa is Dead.

Other theatre includes: Avalanche: A Love Story (Barbican); Happy Days, The Skriker, Hamlet, Miss Julie, The Children’s Hour, Rutherford & Sons (Royal Exchange, Manchester); The Welkin, Robin Hood, Luther, The Relapse, The Cherry Orchard (National); The Nico Project, The Masque of Anarchy (Manchester International Festival); Loyalty (Hampstead); The Deep Blue Sea, Hamlet (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Leaves of Glass (Soho); On the Third Day, Miss Julie (West End); Sergeant Musgrave’s Dance (Oxford Stage); Early One Morning (Octagon).

Television includes: Rules of the Game, Mandy, Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, Inside No. 9, The Bisexual, Three Girls, Red Top, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Village, Silk, Henry IV, Room at the Top, The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, Criminal Justice, The Street, Marple, Red Riding 1980, Hancock & Joan, Little Dorrit, The Devil’s Whore, Bike Squad, Cinderella, Confessions of a Diary Secretary, See No Evil, Faith, Shameless, Christmas Lights, Early Doors, The Way We Live Now, Victoria Wood & All the Trimmings, Dinnerladies, Clocking Off.

Film includes: Gwen, Peterloo, Funny Cow, Fanny Lye Deliver’d, The Falling, The Theory of Everything, Keeping Rosie, Run & Jump, Svengali, Private Peaceful, Best Laid Plans, Edge, Clubbed, All or Nothing, Girls Night.

Awards include: Manchester Theatre Award for Best Actress (Miss Julie); RTS North Award for Best Actress (See No Evil); Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Actress (The Children’s Hour).