Geraldine James

Birth Place: Maidenhead, Berkshire, ENGLAND

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Geraldine James STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 2011
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2009
Gertrude

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1989
Portia


Geraldine James Movies

[1980]Sweet William Pamela

[1982]Gandhi Mirabehn

[1989]The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Gertrude Brisket

[1989]The Tall Guy Carmen

[1991]The Bridge Mrs. Todd

[1991]If Looks Could Kill Vendetta Galante

[1991]Prince of Shadows Rebeca Osorio

[1993]No Worries Anne O Dwyer

[1994]Words Upon the Window Pane Mrs. Henderson

[1996]Moll Flanders Edna

[1997]The Man Who Knew Too Little Dr. Ludmilla Kropotkin

[2000]The Luzhin Defence Vera

[2000]Taliesin Jones Tal's Mum

[2001]Lover's Prayer Mother

[2002]Tom & Thomas Miss Tromp

[2003]Calendar Girls Marie

[2004]The Fever Ranevskaya

[2009]Sherlock Holmes Mrs. Hudson

[2010]Alice in Wonderland Lady Ascot

[2010]Made in Dagenham Connie

[2011]Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Mrs. Hudson

[2011]The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Cecilia

[2011]Arthur Vivienne

[2013]Diana Oonagh Shanley-Toffolo

[2014]Robot Overlords Monique

[2015]45 Years Lena

[2016]Alice Through the Looking Glass Lady Ascot

[2016]Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Blue Three

[2017]Daphne Rita

[2017]Beast Hilary Huntington

[2017]Megan Leavey Dr. Turbeville

[2019]Downton Abbey Queen Mary

[2021]Benediction Theresa Thornycroft


Geraldine James TV Shows

Anne with an E Marilla Cuthbert

Back to Life Caroline

Band of Gold Rose Garrity

Kavanagh QC Eleanor Harker QC

The Beast Must Die Joy

Utopia Milner

Geraldine James Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actress - Musical

Geraldine James, The Merchant of Venice

Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Actress - Play

Geraldine James, The Merchant of Venice

Geraldine James News


Review: AS YOU LIKE IT, RSC Stratford Upon Avon

Old actors play young characters and find new nuances in familiar speeches

RSC Releases New Artwork for AS YOU LIKE IT

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has released new artwork for its forthcoming production of As You Like It, directed by Omar Elerian, which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 17 June – 5 August 2023. 

Geraldine James to Make Her RSC Debut in AS YOU LIKE IT

Geraldine James makes her RSC debut to play Rosalind in director Omar Elerian’s new production of As You Like It which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 17 June – 5 August.  

Did You Know? These 10 Actors Played the Role of Nora in A DOLL'S HOUSE!

A Doll's House is officially back on Broadway! This all new revival is led by Jessica Chastain, taking on the iconic role of 'Nora Helmer' in Henrik Ibsen's landmark drama. While Chastain is the latest star to portray Nora, many have done so before her. Here is a list of 10 actors you may not have known played Nora in A Doll's House!

Free CHARACTER TRANSFORMATION WORKSHOPS: With World Renown Acting Teacher Giles Foreman Announced In NYC And LA

Free three hour character transformation workshops with world renown acting teacher Giles Foreman will be held in person in New York City and Los Angeles. 

Tour Announced For The Premiere of WODEHOUSE IN WONDERLAND

Cahoots Theatre Company Ltd in association with Jamie Clark Theatre presents the UK premiere of William Humble's play Wodehouse in Wonderland, starring Robert Daws and directed by Robin Herford, on a UK Tour which opens at Malvern Theatres on 26 January 2023.  

VIDEO: Watch a Preview of DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film

The original principal cast of Downton Abbey will all once again return for the second film.  In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West will join the cast. Watch a new preview now!

BACK TO LIFE Will Return to Showtime Sept. 13

From the producers of Fleabag, BACK TO LIFE follows Miri Matteson (Haggard) who, after 18 years behind bars, returns home and stumbles back into adult life in the coastal town she once knew.

AMC Sets Premiere Date for THE BEAST MUST DIE

The remaining episodes will continue to debut on AMC+ one week ahead of their AMC linear airings on Mondays at 10:00PM ET/PT.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, SHAKE Festival Online

With spring quickly approaching and lockdown measures slowly easing, there probably isn’t a better piece of theatre to accompany the warmer weather and cheerier moods than A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Jenny Caron Hall brought a captivating reading filled to the brim with stars to our screens last night.

Guest Blog: Jenny Caron Hall On A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

On Wednesday, we're due to give a one-off, live, online performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream, starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall, Luisa Omielan, and Wendy Morgan and I'm cautiously excited about what we're making here!

AMC Networks Acquires THE BEAST MUST DIE

AMC Networks today announced that it has acquired the six-part revenge thriller The Beast Must Die, which will premiere on AMC and AMC+ later this year. The series is produced in partnership with BritBox UK, New Regency Television International and Ridley Scott’s Scott Free.

Gemma Arterton, Lennie James, Rory Kinnear, Alison Steadman and Meera Syal To Star In UNPRECEDENTED: THEATRE FROM A STATE OF ISOLATION

The cast of over 50 UK actors taking part in Unprecedented: Theatre from the State of Isolation has been announced.

Showtime Orders Second Season of BACK TO LIFE

SHOWTIME has announced a second season of the six-part comedy series BACK TO LIFE, which will be a co-production with BBC Three. From Fleabag producers Harry and Jack Williams of Two Brothers Pictures, BACK TO LIFE is created and written by Daisy Haggard and Laura Solon, with Haggard starring. Debuting to rave reviews, BACK TO LIFE will wrap up its first season on Sunday, November 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT with two back-to-back episodes. The entire season is available now for on-demand streaming or download on the SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME ANYTIME® apps, as well as for viewing via SHOWTIME On Demand. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.

Showtime to Release All Six Episodes of New Comedy Series BACK TO LIFE

SHOWTIME will release all six episodes of the new series BACK TO LIFE to its subscribers at midnight on Sunday, November 10 prior to its on-air debut that night at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The episodes will be available for on-demand streaming or download on the SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME ANYTIME(R) apps, as well as for viewing via SHOWTIME On Demand. BACK TO LIFE will debut on air with back to back episodes and continue with two new episodes every Sunday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Full Cast Announced For Kay Mellor's BAND OF GOLD UK Tour

Band of Gold a?" the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, that was one of the most watched shows in television history a?" today announces that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward, Sacha Parkinson and Andrew Dunn will star in the production and be joined by Emma Osman, Olwen May, Steve Garti, Joe Mallalieu, Mark Sheals, Shareesa Valentine, Virginia Byron and Marc Parry . At the same time, it can also be confirmed that following its World Premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre on Thursday 28 November 2019, Band of Gold will play a ten-week UK Tour in 2020, opening at Nottingham Theatre Royal on Tuesday 14 January 2020.

VIDEO: Watch a Sneak Peek of the DOWNTON ABBEY Film in New Featurette

Focus Features has released a sneak peek featurette for the highly-anticipated Dowtown Abbey film, only in theaters this September.

BAND OF GOLD Announces UK Tour; Casting Confirmed!

Band of Gold a?" the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, that was one of the most watched shows in television history a?" today announces that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward and Sacha Parkinson, will star in the production. At the same time it can also be confirmed that Band of Gold will play a UK Tour in 2020, opening at Nottingham Theatre Royal on Tuesday 14 January 2020. Band of Gold will make its World Premiere at Leeds Grand Theatre on Thursday 28 November 2019.

Darlington Hippodrome Announces Casting For BAND OF GOLD

Band of Gold, the premiere stage adaptation of Kay Mellor's multi award-winning ITV series, today announced that Laurie Brett, Gaynor Faye, Kieron Richardson, Shayne Ward and Sacha Parkinson, will star in the production which visits Darlington Hippodrome in January next year.

New Comedy Series BACK TO LIFE Lands On Showtime, From Producers Of FLEABAG

SHOWTIME has ordered the critically acclaimed six episode comedy series BACK TO LIFE, from Fleabag producers Harry and Jack Williams andDaisy Haggard (EPISODES). Haggard plays Miri Matteson, who, after 18 years behind bars, returns home and stumbles back into adult life in the coastal town she once knew, while the mystery of her past looms large. Created by Haggard and written by Haggard and Laura Solon, the series will premiere on SHOWTIME on Sunday October 6 at 8:30 p.m. ETPT. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine and Jana Winograde, Presidents of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc.

Geraldine James FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Geraldine James has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Geraldine James has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Geraldine James's first West End show was 13 which opened in 2011

Geraldine James has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her role in "The Merchant of Venice." Additionally, she received nominations for Outstanding Actress - Musical and Outstanding Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards, both for her performance in "The Merchant of Venice."

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