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Lydia Leonard BIO

THEATRE INCLUDES: Onassis (Novello); Time and the Conways (National Theatre); Let There Be Love (Tricycle); Frost/Nixon (Gielgud/ Donmar); Hecuba (RSC) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bristol Old Vic).


TELEVISION INCLUDES: “Lucan,” “Ambassadors,” “Da Vinci’s Demons,” “Whitechapel,” “Law & Order: UK,” “Spooks,” “Casualty 1909,” “The 39 Steps,” “Ashes to Ashes,” “Margaret Thatcher,” “Casualty 1907,” “The Line of Beauty,” “Jericho,” “Rome,” “Foyle’s War” and “Midsomer Murders.”
FILM INCLUDES: The Fifth Estate, Legendary, Born of War, Archipelago, True and True Lie.
RADIO INCLUDES: Sword of Honour, Arms and the Man, The Seagull, Our Country’s Good and Shylock. Lydia was a winner of the BBC Carleton Hobbs Bursary.

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Lydia Leonard STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
West End Transfer, 2017
Mona Juul

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Anne Boleyn


Lydia Leonard Movies

True True Lie
[ 2006 ] Dana
Archipelago
[ 2010 ] Cynthia
The Fifth Estate
[ 2013 ] Alex Lang
Legendary
[ 2013 ] Katie
Born of War
[ 2014 ] Olivia
Last Christmas
[ 2019 ] Marta

Lydia Leonard TV Shows

Absentia
Laurie Colson, Journalist, Logan Brandt
Gentleman Jack
Mariana Lawton

Lydia Leonard Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play

Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall

Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two

Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Lydia Leonard, Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two

Lydia Leonard News


Review Roundup: WOMEN, BEWARE THE DEVIL at Almeida Theatre

Read the reviews for Women, Beware the Devil at Almeida Theatre.
Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for WOMEN, BEWARE THE DEVIL at the Almeida Theatre

Get a first look at rehearsal photos of Women, Beware The Devil at the Almeida Theatre!
Full Cast Announced for WOMEN, BEWARE THE DEVIL at the Almeida Theatre

Almeida Theatre will present Women, Beware the Devil, starring Leo Bill, Carly-Sophia Davies and more. See the full cast, how to purchase tickets and more!
Almeida Theatre Announces Casting and New Almeida Young Company Productions

The Almeida Theatre has announced initial casting and two new Almeida Young Company productions. Learn more about the lineup here!
Photos: Inside the Gala Night For CABARET at the Kit Kat Club

All new photos have been released from the gala night of CABARET at the Kit Kat Club on Thursday 27 October. Check them out here!
BROWN BOYS SWIM by Karim Khan Wins Popcorn Writing Award 2022

Brown Boys Swim is the winner of the Popcorn Writing Award 2022.  Written by Karim Khan (a recipient of Riz Ahmed’s Left Handed Films and Pillars Fund inaugural fellowship and an alumnus of the The North Wall’s ArtsLab programme), this lyrical coming-of-age tale looks at the pressures that surround young Muslim men today. 
BRIDGERTON Cast Member to Judge New Writing Award at Edinburgh Fringe

Popcorn Group have announced this year’s incredible judging committee along with their longlist of brave and imaginative new plays for the Popcorn Writing Award. Partnering for the first time with BBC Writersroom, Popcorn offers a prize fund of £6,000. 
New Fest, New York's Leading LGBTQ+ Film Organization, Announces Lineup for 2nd Annual NEWFEST PRIDE Series

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization and one of the world's most respected LGBTQ+ film festivals, has announced the full lineup for its second annual NewFest Pride event - a summer film series returning this year from June 2-6 in a hybrid format featuring a mix of exclusive in-person premieres/panels and virtual screenings. The announcement was made today by NewFest’s Executive Director David Hatkoff and Director of Programming Nick McCarthy.
Comedy Series TEN PERCENT to Premiere on Sundance Now and AMC+

Sundance Now is set to release the first season of the upcoming original comedy series Ten Percent. The show's two-episode premiere is set for Friday, April 29 on Sundance Now and AMC+. An encore airing of the first episode will debut linearly on BBC AMERICA Sunday, May 1 with one episode weekly thereafter. 
Sundance Now Acquires US Rights to British Remake CALL MY AGENT!

The English adaptation of Call My Agent! will keep the sensibilities and premise of the French series, in which the staff of a Parisian talent agency must hustle to keep clients happy after the abrupt death of their founder — all while juggling their own personal and love lives.
BWW Review: THE MEETING, Chichester Festival Theatre

Charlotte Jones's new play for nearly a decade, The Meeting, is an emotional twister that evokes concerns about female empowerment, treatment of those who are different, and the limitations of religious teachings.
Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Casting Update For THE COUNTRY WIFE, THE MEETING, and ME AND MY GIRL

Further casting is announced today for Festival 2018 at Chichester Festival Theatre. Clive Rowe joins Matt Lucas, Caroline Quentin and Alex Young to lead the cast of the musical ME AND MY GIRL, which Daniel Evans directs at the Festival Theatre from 2 July - 25 August. Clive will play Sir John Tremayne, returning to Chichester following his appearance in Kiss Me Kate in 2012 which later transferred to The Old Vic.
National Theatre Announces Casting for MACBETH, THE GREAT WAVE, JOHN and More

Dates and casting have announced for new National Theatre season!
BWW Review: OSLO, National Theatre

We need more waffles in diplomacy. Or rather more personal connections to bridge those vast divides. So believed the Norwegian couple who orchestrated secret peace talks in 1993 between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization - a slice of stranger-than-fiction history grippingly dramatised in JT Rogers' play, which deservedly picked up this year's Tony Award.
Photo Flash: First Look at OSLO at the National Theatre

The Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed production of OSLO, is now previewing at the National Theatre with press performances on 15, 16, 18 September). The production then transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End (2 October - 30 December 2017). BroadwayWorld has photos of Toby Stephens in the role of social-scientist Terje Rod-Larsen, Lydia Leonard as his wife, diplomat Mona Juul and Peter Polycarpou as Ahmed Qurie, the former Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, below!
FOLLIES Leads September's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether West End epics or bold fringe offerings. From starry Sondheim to political plays and a new Florian Zeller, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews...
Photo Flash: In Rehearsals for OSLO at National Theatre

The Lincoln Center Theater's critically acclaimed production of OSLO, begins performances at the National Theatre on 5 September (press nights 15, 16, 18 September) and later transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End (2 October - 30 December 2017). 
Toby Stephens and Lydia Leonard Cast in Tony Award-Winning OSLO

OSLO, which last night won Best Play at the Tony Awards, has its UK premiere later this year at the National Theatre and then transfers to the Harold Pinter Theatre in London's West End from 30 September to 30 December. Book tickets here from £24 
Photo Flash: Richard Eyre's LITTLE EYOLF Opens Tonight at the Almeida

Completing a trilogy of revelatory Ibsens, Richard Eyre returns to the Almeida Theatre with a new version of LITTLE EYOLF. Jolyon Coy (Alfred) and Lydia Leonard (Rita) lead a cast, which includes Sam Hazeldine (Borgheim), Eve Ponsonby (Asta) and Eileen Walsh (Ratwoman). The production runs tonight now through 9 January 2016 (Press Night: tonight 26 November). BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below!
WAKE UP with BWW 11/25/2015 - A CHRISTMAS STORY, SCROOGE, TIGER at Tea and Broadway on TV!

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The holiday season starts in earnest with A CHRISTMAS STORY and SCROOGE taking over theaters across the country, plus it's a big night for Broadway appearances on TV!

Lydia Leonard FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Lydia Leonard been in?

Lydia Leonard has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Lydia Leonard been in?

Lydia Leonard has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Lydia Leonard's first West End show?

Lydia Leonard's first West End show was Oslo which opened in 2017

What awards has Lydia Leonard been nominated for?

Lydia Leonard has been nominated for several awards for her performances in the play "Wolf Hall, Parts One & Two." These include Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards, Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards, and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards.

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