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Clare Higgins

 

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Stage Credits

  [West End]
2022
GUNHILD BORKMAN
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Edna
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ursula Loyer

Clare Higgins Movies

Nineteen Nineteen
 
[1985]
Young Sophie
Hellraiser
 
[1987]
Julia
Hellbound: Hellraiser II
 
[1988]
Julia
The Fruit Machine
 
[1988]
Eve
Bad Behaviour
 
[1993]
Jessica Kennedy
Thin Ice
 
[1994]
Fiona
Small Faces
 
[1995]
Lorna Maclean
B. Monkey
 
[1998]
Ms. Cherry
The House of Mirth
 
[2000]
Mrs. Bry
The Libertine
 
[2004]
Molly Luscombe
Stage Beauty
 
[2004]
Mistress Revels
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
 
[2005]
Mrs Meyer
Bigger Than the Sky
 
[2005]
Edwina Walters
The Golden Compass
 
[2007]
Ma Costa
Spring 1941
 
[2007]
Clara Planck
Cassandra's Dream
 
[2007]
Dorothy Blaine
National Theatre Live: All's Well That Ends Well
 
[2009]
Countess of Rosillion
National Theatre Live: Hamlet
 
[2010]
Gertrude
A Fantastic Fear of Everything
 
[2012]
Clair De Grunwald
I Give It a Year
 
[2013]
Elaine
Ready Player One
 
[2018]
Mrs. Gilmore
The Convent
 
[2018]
Reverend Mother

Clare Higgins TV Shows

Doctor Who
 
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Ohila
Into the Badlands
 
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Ankara
Midsomer Murders
 
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Medea' read by, Gina Colby, Laura Crawford
Silent Witness
 
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D.S. Farmer, Professor Katherine Dukes
The Worst Witch
 
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Miss Cackle, Agatha

Clare Higgins Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Actress
Clare HigginsDeath Of A Salesman
 
Olivier Awards - 2005 - Best Actress Gold Star
Clare HigginsHecuba
 
Olivier Awards - 2003 - Best Actress Gold Star
Clare HigginsVincent In Brixton
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Clare Higgins, Vincent in Brixton
 
Theatre World Awards - 2003 - Performance Gold Star
Clare Higgins, Vincent in Brixton
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Clare Higgins, Vincent in Brixton
 
Olivier Awards - 1995 - Best Actress Gold Star
Clare HigginsSweet Bird Of Youth
 
Olivier Awards - 1992 - Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Clare HigginsNapoli Milionaria
 
Olivier Awards - 1984 - Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role
Clare HigginsA Streetcar Named Desire

Clare Higgins News

Photos: First Look at JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at the Bridge Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at the Bridge Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2022

John Gabriel Borkman had its first performance at the Bridge Theatre on 24 September 2022, with opening night on 29 September 2022 and the final performance will take place on 26 November 2022. Check out photos here!

Casting Announced Joining Simon Russell Beale in JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at the Bridge T Photo Casting Announced Joining Simon Russell Beale in JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at the Bridge Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 22, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčJoining Simon Russell Beale in the title role, Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim, are Sebastian De Souza as Erhart Borkman, Daisy Ou as Frida Foldal, Laila Rouass as Fanny Wilton and Michael Simkins as Wilhelm Foldal who complete the cast for Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by Lucinda Coxon at the Bridge Theatre.

Casting Update Announced For JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at The Bridge Theatre Starring Simo Photo Casting Update Announced For JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN at The Bridge Theatre Starring Simon Russell Beale
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Simon Russell Beale plays the title role in Henrik Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman, in a new version by Lucinda Coxon. Joining him are Clare Higgins as Gunhild Borkman and Lia Williams as Ella Rentheim. 

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history.This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Night of the Iguana!

BWW Interview: Martha Plimpton on Season 2 of THE REAL O'NEALS and the Show's Affect on the Parents of LGBT Youth
by Alan Henry - Oct 27, 2016

For Martha Plimpton going to work on The Real O'Neals is her day job - but for the LGBT youth and their parents all over the world, it's more than just entertainment. In an era post Glee which brought gender and sexual identity to the forefront of teen minds each week, The Real O'Neals is unique as it's one of the only shows which airs on a major network during primetime where the protagonist is a teenage boy who happens to be gay.

Netflix Announces Two New Original Live-Action Series for Tweens
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 1, 2016

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), the world's leading Internet TV network, is adding two new live-action titles to its ever-expanding lineup of original series for older kids.

CLARION Coming to Arcola Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 21, 2015

Following an acclaimed, sell-out run in April, Critics' Circle award-winner Greg Hicks and three-time Olivier award-winner Clare Higgins are to resume their starring roles in Mark Jagasia's Clarion, one of the smash-hit plays of the year.

VIDEO: Watch the DOCTOR WHO Season 9 Prologue Now!
by Tess Reynolds - Sep 11, 2015

Dark Horizons reports that BBC One has released an almost two-minute long prologue for the highly anticipated ninth season of DOCTOR WHO. The season will premiere on September 19th. 

BWW Reviews: CLARION, Arcola Theatre, April 22 2015
by Gary Naylor - Apr 23, 2015

Gary Naylor sees a wonderfully funny swearfest of a comedy set in the moral cesspit of a newspaper not too dissimilar to one or two in a newsagent near you.

Photo Flash: Clare Higgins, Greg Hicks and More Lead CLARION, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Scroll down for a look at the world premiere of the explosive Fleet Street black comedy CLARION! Press night is tonight 22 April at 7.30pm.

Clare Higgins Videos

VIDEO: Watch the DOCTOR WHO Season 9 Prologue Now!
by Tess Reynolds - Sep 11, 2015

Dark Horizons reports that BBC One has released an almost two-minute long prologue for the highly anticipated ninth season of DOCTOR WHO. The season will premiere on September 19th. 

VIDEO: A DELICATE BALANCE's Glenn Close Talks Return to Broadway on 'Late Night'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 5, 2015

Glenn Close stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS to talk about her return to Broadway in the hit play A DELICATE BALANCE. Watch clips from the appearance below!

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks Broadway's A DELICATE BALANCE on 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 3, 2015

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL, Glenn Close brought along two iconic coats from her past roles (‚ÄúFatal Attraction‚ÄĚ and ‚Äú101 Dalmatians‚ÄĚ), which Kelly and Michael tried on.

VIDEO: Glenn Close, John Lithgow Talk Broadway's A DELICATE BALANCE on 'The View'
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 3, 2014

Actors Glenn Close and John Lithgow stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to talk about working togther in the new Broadway production of Edward Ablee's A DELICATE BALANCE. Check out the appearance below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Broadway's A DELICATE BALANCE, Starring Glenn Close, John Lithgow and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2014

Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance opens tonight, November 20 on Broadway, starring Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton. The limited engagement of A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon, will run through Sunday, February 22, 2015 at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

VIDEO: John Lithgow Talks Return to Broadway: 'I Feel Like a Kid Again!'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 24, 2014

Two time Oscar nominee and Tony Award winner John Lithgow stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about co-starring opposite Glenn Close in the revival of Edward Albee's play A DELICATE BALANCE on Broadway.

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks New Broadway Play 'A Delicate Balance' on TODAY
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 6, 2014

After a 20-year absence, Glenn Close will make her return to Broadway in the new production of Edward Albee's 'A Delicate Balance'. Below, the award-winning actresss stops by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new project!

VIDEO: Glenn Close Talks New Broadway Play 'A Delicate Balance' on TONIGHT SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 15, 2014

Jimmy competed against Glenn Close in a contest to see who could wolf down the most food using odd utensils, like spaghetti with whisks and nachos with salad tongs. Later, Jimmy talked to Close about her Broadway play, A Delicate Balance

VIDEO: First Look - Simon Pegg in A FANTASTIC FEAR OF EVERYTHING
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 13, 2013

Below, watch an all-new trailer Crispian Mills and Chris Hopewell's A FANTASTIC FEAR OF EVERYTHING, starring Simon Pegg.


Clare Higgins Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Clare Higgins been in?
Clare Higgins has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Clare Higgins been in?
Clare Higgins has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What awards has Clare Higgins been nominated for?
Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Death Of A Salesman , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Hecuba , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Vincent In Brixton , Outstanding Actress in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Vincent in Brixton , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Vincent in Brixton , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Vincent in Brixton , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Sweet Bird Of Youth Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Napoli Milionaria and Actress of the Year in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for A Streetcar Named Desire .

What awards has Clare Higgins won?
Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Hecuba , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Vincent In Brixton Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Vincent in Brixtonand Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Sweet Bird Of Youth.

What was Clare Higgins's first West End show?
Clare Higgins's first West End show was John Gabriel Borkman which opened in 2022