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Lindsay Duncan

Birth Place: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND

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Lindsay Duncan STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Premiere, 2019
Diana Hesketh

Broadway Revival, 2014

Broadway Revival, 2002
Amanda Prynne

Broadway Revival, 1996


Original Broadway Production, 1987
La Marquise de Merteuil

Lindsay Duncan Awards and Nominations

Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Actress

Lindsay DuncanThat Face

Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Actress

Lindsay DuncanPrivate Lives

Olivier Awards - 2002 - Best Actress

Lindsay DuncanMouth To Mouth

Olivier Awards - 1986 - Actress of the Year

Lindsay DuncanLes Liaisons Dangereuses

Lindsay Duncan Videos

Lindsay Duncan News

Review: PRIVATE LIVES, Ambassadors Theatre

A still very debonair Nigel Havers as dashing Elyot, and Patricia Hodge, very much at the top of her game as sensational Amanda – aged 72 and 75 respectively – command the stage of the newly refurbished Ambassadors Theatre.

National Theatre Confirms Twelve New Productions

The National Theatre has announced twelve new productions including a new play by Tim Price and Dear Octopus by Dodie Smith. Olivier Award-winner Rebecca Frecknall will make her National Theatre directorial debut with Federico García Lorca’s modern masterpiece, The House of Bernarda Alba, starring Harriet Walter.

Patricia Clarkson, Alex Lawther, Daryl McCormack, And Louisa Harland Join Brian Cox For LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT West End

The new West End production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical magnum opus Long Day's Journey into Night led by Emmy-winner Brian Cox has added Golden Globe and Emmy-winner Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects) and more to its cast.

Guest Blog: 'It's a Party Where Everyone's Invited' Craven Suzuki on the Joy of Participation and Community in CHOIR! CHOIR! CHOIR!

Most people don't think they can sing. Many of them are 100% correct. But is that a reason not to? Choir! Choir! Choir! co-founders and directors Daveed Goldman and Nobu Adilman (AKA DaBu) invite you to try because you just may be surprised with the results.

Zachary Quinto Sets West End Debut in BEST OF ENEMIES

Best of Enemies will begin previews at the Noël Coward Theatre on 14 November with an opening night on 28 November. Find out how to get tickets to Zachary Quito's West End Debut

Royal & Derngate Announces Made in Northampton Season 2022-2023

James Dacre, the Artistic Director at Royal & Derngate Northampton, has announced the theatre’s new Made in Northampton season, featuring eighteen productions. The programme encompasses plays, musicals, a feature film, On Demand theatre, podcasts and a new interactive digital work.

BWW Interview: Emily Bruni Talks THE DANCE OF DEATH, Theatre Royal Bath

Peep Show actress Emily Bruni talks to Broadway World about her challenging role as Katrin, gender-switched from male to female in a modern take on Strindberg's black comedy The Dance of Death.

BWW Review: THE DANCE OF DEATH, Theatre Royal Bath

Lindsay Duncan is magnetic in this revival of Strindberg's black comedy. Read our BWW critic's review.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Will Stage Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES in June

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 - Noël Coward's Private Lives.

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For THE DANCE OF DEATH at Ustinov Studio in Bath

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

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

New guest stars featured in these episodes include James Purefoy (Rome, Pennyworth) as “Philippe de Clermont,” Steven Cree (Outlander) as “Gallowglass de Clermont,” Adelle Leonce (Black Mirror) as “Phoebe Taylor” and Sheila Hancock (The Boy in the Striped Pajamas) as “Goody Alsop,” among others.

BWW Feature: We Saw Them First/The Actresses - Five Plays Whose Female Players Later Became Stars

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.

Award-Winning Theater Returns to the Big Screen at The Ridgefield Playhouse This Winter!

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

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.

Theater Stories: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, PIPPIN and More About The Music Box Theatre

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!

VIDEO: Susan Sarandon Leads Tear-Jerking Family Drama in New BLACKBIRD Trailer

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 Hiddleston!

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.

Toby Jones, Josie Lawrence, and Juliet Stevenson Lead Audio Series PLACEPRINTS

From a Celtic warrior imprisoned on the banks of Stratford Upon Avon, to a plague ravaged town in Derbyshire via a sacred pagan site in West Cornwall, this new audio series invokes the hidden stories imprinted on ten different locations around the UK.

David Morrissey, Denise Gough and More to Headline Tom Stoppard's A SEPARATE PEACE Virtual Play Reading

David Morrissey, Jenna Coleman, Denise Gough, Ed Stoppard, and Maggie Service will star in the first play in 'The Remote Read', an innovative series of live streamed virtual play readings.


Lindsay Duncan has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Lindsay Duncan has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

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

Lindsay Duncan has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. She was nominated for Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for her role in "That Face." She also received a nomination for Outstanding Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "Private Lives." Additionally, she was nominated for Best Actress at the Olivier Awards for "Private Lives" and "Mouth To Mouth." Duncan received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Private Lives" and "Les Liaisons Dangereuses." She was also nominated for Outstanding Actress - Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Ashes to Ashes." Lastly, she won the Actress of the Year award at the Olivier Awards for her role in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses."

Lindsay Duncan has won several awards throughout her career. She received the Outstanding Actress - Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for her performance in "Private Lives". She also won the Best Actress award at the Olivier Awards for the same production. In addition, Duncan was recognized with the Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her work in "Private Lives". She received another Outstanding Actress - Play award at the Drama Desk Awards for her role in "Ashes to Ashes". Lastly, Duncan was honored with the Actress of the Year award at the Olivier Awards for her performance in "Les Liaisons Dangereuses".

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