Amanda Root

Previously at Chichester Hester Collyer in The Deep Blue Sea (Festival Theatre).

Theatre includes Heather in Racing Demon (Theatre Royal Bath); Zhenya in Donkey Heart (Trafalgar Studios); Carol in The Herd (Bush Theatre); Bea in Jumpy (West End); Corinne in The Country (Arcola Theatre); Sarah in The Norman Conquests (The Old Vic and Broadway, Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play); Polina in Enemies, Edith in Conversations After a Burial and King Lear (Almeida); Nora in The Plough and the Stars (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Cleopatra in Caesar and Cleopatra (Greenwich Theatre). Roles with the RSC include Cressida in Troilus and Cressida, Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost, Nina in The Seagull, Betty in Some Americans Abroad, Harriet in The Man of Mode, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet.

Television includes Patrick Melrose, Unforgotten, Poirot: Mrs McGinty's Dead, The Impressionists, The Robinsons, Rose and Maloney, Love Again, Little Britain, Love on a Branch Line, Mortimer’s Law, Foyle's War, Daniel Deronda, The Forsyte Saga, Anna Karenina, Breaking the Code, Big Cat, The Buddha of Suburbia, The House of Bernarda Alba, Mary Rose.

Film includes The Black Prince, The Iron Lady, Persuasion, Whatever Happened to Harold Smith, In the West, Jane Eyre.

Directorial credits include Blue Bird (Tabbard Theatre), Glorious (Frinton Summer Theatre).

Amanda is the Founder of the charity Talitha Arts (talitha.org.uk), building hope for the vulnerable and voiceless through creative arts.