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Lindsay Duncan

 
Date of Birth: November 07, 1950 (71)

Birth Place: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2019
Diana Hesketh
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Claire
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Amanda Prynne
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Hippolyta
Titania
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
La Marquise de Merteuil

Photos

Hilton McRae, Emily Bruni, Lindsay Duncan Photo

Hilton McRae, Emily Bruni, Lindsay Duncan

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Date:
05/09/2022
Hilton McRae, Lindsay Duncan Photo

Hilton McRae, Lindsay Duncan

From: 
Date:
05/09/2022
Lindsay Duncan Photo

Lindsay Duncan

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Date:
08/06/2019
Alex Jennings, Lindsay Duncan Photo

Alex Jennings, Lindsay Duncan

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Date:
08/06/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Premiere, 2019
Diana Hesketh

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Claire

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Amanda Prynne

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Hippolyta

Titania

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
La Marquise de Merteuil


Lindsay Duncan Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Actress
Lindsay DuncanThat Face
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Lindsay Duncan, Private Lives
 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Actress Gold Star
Lindsay DuncanPrivate Lives
 
Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Actress
Lindsay DuncanMouth To Mouth
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Lindsay Duncan, Private Lives
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1999 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Lindsay Duncan, Ashes to Ashes
 
Tony Awards - 1987 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play
Lindsay Duncan, Les Liaisons Dangereuses
 
Olivier Awards - 1986 - Actress of the Year Gold Star
Lindsay DuncanLes Liaisons Dangereuses

Lindsay Duncan News

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Stage Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES in June Photo Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Stage Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES in June
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

This June, Pitlochry Festival Theatre is set to stage for the first time in over 30 years; a glittering new production of one of the greatest comedies ever written - No√ęl Coward's Private Lives.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE DANCE OF DEATH at Ustinov Studio in Bath Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE DANCE OF DEATH at Ustinov Studio in Bath
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

All new rehearsal images have been released for the Arcola Theatre’s upcoming production of Strindberg’s The Dance of Death, starring Lindsay Duncan and Hilton McRae. The productions on 31 May at the Ustinov Studio in Bath, before touring to Oxford Playhouse, Cambridge Arts Theatre and Royal & Derngate, Northampton, before completing its run at the Arcola Theatre throughout July.

Lindsay Duncan and Hilton McRae Will Star in the UK Tour of THE DANCE OF DEATH Photo Lindsay Duncan and Hilton McRae Will Star in the UK Tour of THE DANCE OF DEATH
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Lindsay Duncan stars alongside Hilton McRae and Emily Bruni in the UK tour of August Strindberg's The Dance of Death, adapted by Academy Award-winning playwright Rebecca Lenkiewicz and directed by Arcola Theatre's Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen.

A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Season Two Premieres June 27 Photo A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Season Two Premieres June 27
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 5, 2021

New guest stars featured in these episodes include¬†James Purefoy¬†(Rome, Pennyworth) as ‚ÄúPhilippe de Clermont,‚Ä̬†Steven Cree¬†(Outlander) as ‚ÄúGallowglass de Clermont,‚Ä̬†Adelle Leonce¬†(Black Mirror) as ‚ÄúPhoebe Taylor‚ÄĚ and¬†Sheila Hancock¬†(The Boy in the Striped Pajamas)¬†as ‚ÄúGoody Alsop,‚ÄĚ among others.

BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later  Photo BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later Became Stars
by Matt Wolf - Feb 8, 2021

Last week, we looked at the early stage work of a quintet of actors who have gone on to celebrated work, and a wider public, onscreen. But the same trajectory is every bit as true of Britain's dazzling array of actresses, five of whom are here remembered from their early stage work before one celluloid assignment or another cemented their fame.

Theater Stories: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PIPPIN and More About The Music Box Theatre Photo Theater Stories: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PIPPIN and More About The Music Box Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Music Box Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the theater's stage including August: Osage County, the lauded revival of Pippin, Dear Evan Hansen and much more!

Award-Winning Theater Returns to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse This Wint Photo Award-Winning Theater Returns to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse This Winter!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2021

The Ridgefield Playhouse is back, bringing award-winning theater to the big screen. London's National Theatre in HD will return with three encore in HD screenings as part of the Teed & Brown Broadway & Cabaret Series. 

AMC Plus, Sundance Now and Shudder Offer A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Catch-Up Photo AMC Plus, Sundance Now and Shudder Offer A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES Catch-Up
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 4, 2021

The entire first season will be available on Sundance Now, Shudder and AMC+ as free content without a subscription from January 4 through January 18.

VIDEO: Susan Sarandon Leads Tear-Jerking Family Drama in New BLACKBIRD Trailer Photo VIDEO: Susan Sarandon Leads Tear-Jerking Family Drama in New BLACKBIRD Trailer
by Kelle Long - Aug 18, 2020

This one is going to require some tissues. Millenium Films has released the official trailer for BLACKBIRD starring Susan Sarandon (ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW) and Sam Neill (JURASSIC PARK). What begins as an awkward and humorous black comedy gives way to real emotion. 

National Theatre Live Brings More Shows to Cinemas, Including CORIOLANUS With Tom Hid Photo National Theatre Live Brings More Shows to Cinemas, Including CORIOLANUS With Tom Hiddleston!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2020

National Theatre Live has revealed that it will bring 14 of its shows to cinemas in the UK this summer and we've got the full list.

Lindsay Duncan Videos

Rose Cousins Releases New Single and Video 'The Benefits of Being Alone' VideoRose Cousins Releases New Single and Video 'The Benefits of Being Alone'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 7, 2019

Grammy-nominated and¬†JUNO Award-winning songwriter¬†Rose Cousins¬†is set to release her new album,¬†Bravado, on¬†February 21, 2020, via¬†Outside Music. Lead single ‚ÄúThe Benefits of Being Alone‚ÄĚ debuts today.

VIDEO: Watch Teaser Trailer for Final Season of HBO's THE LEFTOVERS
by - Feb 17, 2017

The Final Season of THE LEFTOVERS premieres Sunday, April 16 on HBO. Created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, the Peabody Award-winning drama series focuses on the ways ordinary people react to inexplicable events

Video: First Look at Scenes from the Canadian Premiere of MY NIGHT WITH REG
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2017

David Mirvish is delighted to present the Studio 180 Theatre production of MY NIGHT WITH REG, by Kevin Elyot, directed by Joel Greenberg. MY NIGHT WITH REG plays February 10 to 26 at the Panasonic Theatre.

BWW TV: Inside OLD TIMES' Opening Night on Broadway with Clive Owen, Eve Best & Kelly Reilly!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's stars at the after-party - check out what they had to say about bringing the Pinter play to Broadway!

BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of Broadway-Bound OLD TIMES!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 26, 2015

Harold Pinter's Old Times, directed by Douglas Hodge, is coming to Broadway as part of Roundabout's 50th anniversary season, starring Clive Owen, Eve Best and Kelly Reilly. The show will begin preview performances on Thursday, September 17, 2015, and open officially on Tuesday, October 6, 2015. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, November 29, 2015, on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street).

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.


Lindsay Duncan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lindsay Duncan been in?
Lindsay Duncan has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

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

What was Lindsay Duncan's first West End show?
Lindsay Duncan's first West End show was Hansard which opened in 2019

What awards has Lindsay Duncan been nominated for?
Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for That Face , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Private Lives , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Private Lives , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Mouth To Mouth , Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Private Lives , Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ashes to Ashes Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereuses and Actress of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereuses .

What awards has Lindsay Duncan won?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Private Lives, Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Private Lives, Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Private Lives Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Ashes to Ashesand Actress of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereuses.