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Penelope Wilton

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer
  [Broadway]
1971
Araminta

Photos

Ophelia Lovibond, Penelope Wilton Photo

Ophelia Lovibond, Penelope Wilton

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03/18/2019
Penelope WIlton, David Rintoul Photo

Penelope WIlton, David Rintoul

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03/18/2019
Ophelia Lovibond, Penelope Wilton Photo

Ophelia Lovibond, Penelope Wilton

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03/18/2019
Penelope Wilton, Martin Hutson Photo

Penelope Wilton, Martin Hutson

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03/18/2019
Ophelia Lovibond, Penelope Wilton Photo

Ophelia Lovibond, Penelope Wilton

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03/18/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
London Tenth Anniversary Celebration, 2018
Performer

  [Broadway]
1971
Araminta


Penelope Wilton Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2015 - Best Actress Gold Star
Penelope WiltonTaken At Midnight
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Actress
Penelope WiltonThe Chalk Garden
 
Evening Standard Awards - 2008 - Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress Gold Star
Penelope WiltonThe Chalk Garden
 
Olivier Awards - 2008 - Best Actress
Penelope WiltonJohn Gabriel Borkman
 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Actress
Penelope WiltonThe Deep Blue Sea
 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Actress of the Year in a New Play
Penelope WiltonThe Secret Rapture

Penelope Wilton News

DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Now Streaming Exclusively on Peacock Photo DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Now Streaming Exclusively on Peacock
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022

'Downton Abbey: A New Era' reunites the original principal cast, including Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton. In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye and Dominic West will join the cast.

DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA to Stream on Peacock Photo DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA to Stream on Peacock
by Michael Major - Jun 14, 2022

The film includes Hugh Bonneville, Laura Carmichael, Jim Carter, Raquel Cassidy, Brendan Coyle, Michelle Dockery, Kevin Doyle, Michael Fox, Joanne Froggatt, Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Sophie McShera, Tuppence Middleton, Lesley Nichol, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Penelope Wilton. 

VIDEO: Watch a Recap of the First DOWNTON ABBEY Film Photo VIDEO: Watch a Recap of the First DOWNTON ABBEY Film
by Michael Major - Apr 8, 2022

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, Dominic West, and Jonathan Zaccaï will join the cast. Watch the recap of the first film now!

VIDEO: Colin Firth & Matthew Macfadyen Star in OPERATION MINCEMEAT Trailer Photo VIDEO: Colin Firth & Matthew Macfadyen Star in OPERATION MINCEMEAT Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 6, 2022

The film stars Colin Firth, Matthew Macfadyen, Kelly Macdonald, Penelope Wilton, and Johnny Flynn. It’s 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe, and plan to launch an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge - how to protect the invasion force from potential annihilation.

Official DOWNTON ABBEY Podcast to Launch Ahead of New Film Photo Official DOWNTON ABBEY Podcast to Launch Ahead of New Film
by Michael Major - Mar 15, 2022

A brand new weekly re-watch podcast, Downton Abbey: The Official Podcast, hosted by Rotten Tomatoes awards editor Jacqueline Coley and broadcaster Anita Rani, features exclusive interviews and unrivalled behind-the-scenes access to the cast & creatives behind one of the world’s most beloved historical drama franchises.

VIDEO: New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film Trailer Released Photo VIDEO: New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Film Trailer Released
by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2022

From award-winning creator Julian Fellowes comes the motion picture event DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA. The much-anticipated cinematic return of the global phenomenon reunites the beloved cast, including Harry Hadden-Paton, Robert James-Collier, Allen Leech, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Imelda Staunton, Laura Haddock, and more.

Photo: Check Out a New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Poster Photo Photo: Check Out a New DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Poster
by Michael Major - Feb 14, 2022

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, Dominic West, and Jonathan Zaccaï will join the cast. The official trailer will be released tomorrow, February 15.

Netflix Sets AFTER LIFE Season Three Premiere Photo Netflix Sets AFTER LIFE Season Three Premiere
by Michael Major - Dec 14, 2021

The critically acclaimed comedy-drama created by and starring Ricky Gervais returns for its final season with six new episodes. Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the show follows Tony, a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Outsiders Season Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Outsiders Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 17, 2021

Today, Jermyn Street Theatre announces its Spring 2022 season. The Outsiders Season, which runs from mid-January to early July, features a World premiere by one of the UK's most respected playwrights, two European premieres, one London premiere and an eagerly awaited transfer of a critically praised musical thriller.

VIDEO: Watch the DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Teaser Trailer Photo VIDEO: Watch the DOWNTON ABBEY: A NEW ERA Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2021

The original principal cast of Downton Abbey will all once again return for the second film, including Harry Hadden-Paton, Maggie Smith, Imelda Staunton, Kevin Doyle, Allen Leech, and more.  In addition to the original cast, Hugh Dancy, Laura Haddock, Nathalie Baye, Dominic West, and Jonathan Zaccaï will join the cast. 

Penelope Wilton Videos

VIDEO: The Crawley Family Returns in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film Teaser VideoVIDEO: The Crawley Family Returns in the DOWNTON ABBEY Film Teaser
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2018

The Crawley's return in the first teaser trailer for the Downton Abbey film. This is the first glimpse of them after their departure in 2015 after six award-winning seasons on PBS and ITV.

VIDEO: First Look - Mark Rylance Stars in Spielberg's THE BFG
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 5, 2016

The all-new trailer for Disney's THE BFG includes new, never-before-seen footage of the BFG (Big Friendly Giant).

VIDEO: Spielberg Unveils First Teaser for Disney's THE BFG!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 9, 2015

Steven Spielberg has unveiled the first teaser for Disney's THE BFG! The BFG” opens in U.S. theaters on July 1, 2016, the year that marks the 100th anniversary of Dahl's birth. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Watch DOWNTON ABBEY Characters Get Their 'Uptown Funk' On in New Parody Music Video
by Stage Tube - Mar 7, 2015

With the recent end to DOWNTON ABBEY's latest season, many fans are going through DOWNTON withdrawals as they anticipate waiting a whole year to see new episodes of the British drama. Fortunately, some DOWNTON super-fans from College Humor have a remedy. Below, check out the team's music video, 'Downton Funk,' a new parody of Mark Ronson's hit pop song 'Uptown Funk'!

VIDEO: First Look - Maggie Smith in All-New Trailer for SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 16, 2014

Fox Searchlight Pictures has revealed an all-new trailer for The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, hitting theaters on March 6, 2015. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: First Look - Richard Gere Joins the Cast of THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 7, 2014

Below, get a first look at Richard Gere who joins the cast for the movie's sequel!

VIDEO: New Trailer for Amma Asante's BELLE
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 15, 2013

Fox Searchlight has released the first trailer for, inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle. Directed by BAFTA Award winner Amma Asante and written by Misan Sagay, Belle features Gugu Mbatha-Raw in her first starring role along with Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Sarah Gadon, Penelope Wilton, Miranda Richardson, Tom Felton and Matthew Goode. The film was produced by Damian Jones. The film is scheduled to be released in Spring 2014. Check out the trailer below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Lady Violet's Niece Arrives on Next DOWNTON ABBEY
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 7, 2013

Change arrives in a big way for several key characters on the next episode of PBS's DOWNTON ABBEY. A yearly cricket match with the village sees old scores settled and new plots hatched while Lady Violet's niece Rose arrives. Get a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: PBS Presents DOWNTON ABBEY - 'Best of Sybil & Tom' Montage
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 1, 2013

Following the shocking and sorrowful events of last week's episode of DOWNTON ABBEY, PBS presents a montage of the the most sweet, tender and moving moments featuring Sybil and Tom. Check it out below and be sure to have plenty of kleenex handy!

VIDEO: DOWNTON ABBEY Cast Reacts to Events of Last Week's Episode
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 1, 2013

Below find out the cast's reaction to the the shocking and sorrowful events of last week's episode. (SPOILER ALERT: Proceed at your own risk if you have not yet viewed this episode).


Penelope Wilton Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Penelope Wilton been in?
Penelope Wilton has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

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

What was Penelope Wilton's first West End show?
Penelope Wilton's first West End show was Pinter at the Pinter which opened in 2018

What awards has Penelope Wilton been nominated for?
Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Taken At Midnight , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for The Chalk Garden , Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Chalk Garden , Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for John Gabriel Borkman Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for The Deep Blue Sea and Actress of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for The Secret Rapture .

What awards has Penelope Wilton won?
Best Actress (Olivier Awards) for Taken At Midnightand Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress (Evening Standard Awards) for The Chalk Garden.