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Monica Dolan

 
Birth Place:
ENGLAND
Bio:
Monica Dolan is a BAFTA award winning actress whose work spans stage, television and film. Highlights include APPROPRIATE ADULT, for which she won the BAFTA, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, THE CASUAL VACANCY, feature film EYE IN THE SKY and of course W1A. TV credits include VANITY FAIR and the BBC One ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: ENGLAND

Bio:
Monica Dolan is a BAFTA award winning actress whose work spans stage, television and film. Highlights include APPROPRIATE ADULT, for which she won the BAFTA, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, THE CASUAL VACANCY, feature film EYE IN THE SKY and of course W1A. TV credits include VANITY FAIR and the BBC One ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Karen
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Hermia

Photos

Monica Dolan on the Green Carpet at the Olivier Awards. 
Photo Credits: Gareth Catter Photo

Monica Dolan on the Green Carpet at the Olivier Awards. Photo Credits: Gareth Cattermole for Getty.

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Date:
04/11/2022
Monica Dolan and Edward Hogg Photo

Monica Dolan and Edward Hogg

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Date:
08/05/2019
Steven Mackintosh, Monica Dolan, and Jaimi Barbakoff Photo

Steven Mackintosh, Monica Dolan, and Jaimi Barbakoff

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Date:
08/05/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Karen

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Hermia

Monica Dolan Biography

Monica Dolan is a BAFTA award winning actress whose work spans stage, television and film. Highlights include APPROPRIATE ADULT, for which she won the BAFTA, WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION, THE CASUAL VACANCY, feature film EYE IN THE SKY and of course W1A. TV credits include VANITY FAIR and the BBC One Stephen Frears' Drama A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL. Additional film credits include RIALTO and DAYS OF THE BAGNOLD SUMMER and the role of 'Karen' in Ivo van Hove's production ALL ABOUT EVE alongside Gilian Anderson and Lily James.

In 2020 Dolan portrayed the role of Lorna in the remade television series of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads on BBC One. Dolan was most recently seen playing May, the wife of Mr Basil Brown in The Dig, in which she was acclaimed for her Suffolk accent.




Monica Dolan News

Monica Dolan, Tamsin Greig, and Stephen Mangan Join Lyric Hammersmith Theatre's Fundr Photo Monica Dolan, Tamsin Greig, and Stephen Mangan Join Lyric Hammersmith Theatre's Fundraising Week To Support The Talent Development Programme, Springboard
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2022

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre alumni Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan together with West Londoner Monica Dolan are helping to raise money for the pioneering talent development programme, Springboard, which aims to find, shape, inspire, champion and sustain the next generation of performers from underrepresented backgrounds.

Photos: Inside Look at the Green Carpet, Performances, and Winners at THE OLIVIER AWA Photo Photos: Inside Look at the Green Carpet, Performances, and Winners at THE OLIVIER AWARDS
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

The winners have been unveiled for this year’s Olivier Awards with Mastercard, British theatre’s biggest night, which took place this evening (Sunday 10 April) at the Royal Albert Hall in London, hosted by Jason Manford. 

BWW Review: DOUBT: A PARABLE, Chichester Festival Theatre Photo BWW Review: DOUBT: A PARABLE, Chichester Festival Theatre
by Paige Cochrane - Jan 28, 2022

John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Doubt: A Parable, is a court room built to question your understanding of integrity. Chichester Festival Theatre's offering is equally sharp and profound, echoing the vast ambiguity and loss of faith hidden within a pursuit of righteousness.

Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Cast of MACBETH Photo Shakespeare's Globe Announces Full Cast of MACBETH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2022

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the full cast for the 2022 Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production of Macbeth, directed by Sarah Frankcom. This marks Sarah’s directorial return following her tenure as Artistic Director of LAMDA. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the CYRANO London Premiere Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet at the CYRANO London Premiere
by Michael Major - Dec 8, 2021

Last night was the London premiere of the new musical film adaption of Cyrano. The film is based on the the stage musical from Erica Schmidt, with music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner and lyrics by Matt Berninger & Carin Besser. Check out photos of Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr, and more on the red carpet.

TALKING HEADS Makes £293,000 Donation To The Theatre Artists' Fund Photo TALKING HEADS Makes £293,000 Donation To The Theatre Artists' Fund
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2020

The international sales success of Alan Bennett's Talking Heads, made by Nicholas Hytner and Kevin Loader for BBC One this spring, has enabled its collective of writer, actors, directors, producer and heads of department to make their second substantial charity donation to help those most affected by Covid.

Winners Announced for The Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020 Photo Winners Announced for The Women's Prize for Playwriting 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

In a digital ceremony tonight, the winners of the inaugural The Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2020 were announced. Due to an exceptionally strong field, the judging panel selected two first prize winners: Amy Trigg for REASONS YOU SHOULD(N'T) LOVE ME and Ahlam for YOU BURY ME.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 9- with Robyn Hurder, Jessie Mueller, and Mor Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, November 9- with Robyn Hurder, Jessie Mueller, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 9, 2020

Today (November 9) in live streaming: Robyn Hurder joins Brenda Braxton on Stars in the House, Rockers on Broadway, and so much more!

Bridge Theatre Announces Additional Performances For BEAT THE DEVIl and AN EVENING WI Photo Bridge Theatre Announces Additional Performances For BEAT THE DEVIl and AN EVENING WITH AN IMMIGRANT
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020

As part of the current season of one-person plays, The Bridge is presenting the now sell-out runs of David Hare's Beat the Devil and Inua Ellams' and Fuel's production of An Evening with an Immigrant.  Today additional performances will go on sale for both as the season is extended to 7 November 2020. 

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for RIALTO Photo VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for RIALTO
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020

Acclaimed Irish drama RIALTO, from acclaimed director Peter Mackie Burns (Daphne) and writer Mark O'Halloran, will be released in virtual theaters, On Demand and DVD this fall from Breaking Glass Pictures.

Monica Dolan Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for RIALTO VideoVIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for RIALTO
by Stage Tube - Sep 15, 2020

Acclaimed Irish drama RIALTO, from acclaimed director Peter Mackie Burns (Daphne) and writer Mark O'Halloran, will be released in virtual theaters, On Demand and DVD this fall from Breaking Glass Pictures.

BWW TV: Catch All The Red Carpet Action at the 2019 Olivier Awards! VideoBWW TV: Catch All The Red Carpet Action at the 2019 Olivier Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld UK reporters Jamie Body and Debbie Gilpin went along to the Royal Albert Hall to cover the 2019 Olivier Awards.

ROAD TO THE OLIVIERS: Go Behind the Scenes of COME FROM AWAY with Music Director Alan VideoROAD TO THE OLIVIERS: Go Behind the Scenes of COME FROM AWAY with Music Director Alan Berry
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2019

Go behind the scenes at the nominations celebration, find out how some nominees found out, and how they feel about it.

VIDEO: New Trailer for J.K. Rowling's THE CASUAL VACANCY on HBO
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

HBO has released a new trailer for the TV miniseries adaptation of THE CASUAL VACANCY, based on 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling's global bestseller, which will consist of three one-hour parts, airing in the U.S. on April 29 and 30. Watch below!

VIDEO: First Look at JK Rowling's THE CAUAL VACANCY Mini-Series
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 2, 2015

BBC One has released the first teaser trailer for their miniseries, THE CASUAL VACANCY, based on "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling?'s global bestseller, which will consist of three one-hour parts, airing in the UK February 15.

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of West End's GREAT BRITAIN!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2014

Richard Bean's new play Great Britain opened in the West End on September 26,following a sell-out run at the National Theatre. With a cast led by Lucy Punch andRobert Glenister, Nicholas Hytner's production now continues at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in a strictly limited season to 10 January 2015. Designs are by Tim Hatley, with video design by 59 Productions, lighting by Neil Austin, music by Grant Olding and sound by Paul Arditti. Go inside opening night in the video below!


Monica Dolan Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Monica Dolan been in?
Monica Dolan has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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

What was Monica Dolan's first West End show?
Monica Dolan's first West End show was All About Eve which opened in 2019