Wendy Morgan (actress)

Wendy Morgan (born 1958) is an English actress. She won the award of "Best Newcomer — Actress" at the Evening Standard British Film Awards in 1980.

Theatre appearancesEdit

Morgan appeared at the National Theatre as Tamar in Peter Shaffer's Yonadab and in the title role in Martine by Jean-Jacques Bernard, [1] for which she received Olivier and Evening Standard Award nominations.[2] Other NT productions featuring Morgan have included A Streetcar Named Desire, Bacchai, Carrington, You Can't Take It With You, As I Lay Dying, The Pied Piper, Coriolanus, and Animal Farm.

Other work in theatre includes: The Invisible Woman/Like Mother, Marilyn and Ella, Pack Up Your Troubles, The Winslow Boy, The Merchant of Venice, A Christmas Carol, My Mother Said I Never Should, Road to Nirvana, Romeo and Juliet, The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband, Oh, What a Lovely War!, Othello, As You Like It, Stars in the Morning, The Passing Out Parade and Crimes of the Heart. In London's West End she appeared in Piaf.

She appeared again at the Royal National Theatre in Phèdre as Panope in 2009 and in Henry IV, Part 1 and Part 2 at the Theatre Royal, Bath as Lady Mortimer/Doll Tearsheet in 2011.

She also played Puck in Jenny Hall's Zoom production of A Midsummer Nights Dream on March 31st 2021 managing to convey magic in a very small picture frame without wires, costume or wings.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Poster for "Martine"".
  2. ^ "Olivier winners 1985". Olivier Awards.

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