Samantha Spiro

Previously at Chichester Fanny Brice in Funny Girl (Minerva Theatre).

Theatre includes Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (Phoenix Theatre West End); Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol (Noël Coward Theatre); Viv in Di and Viv and Rose (Vaudeville Theatre); Linda in Kafka's Dick (Theatre Royal Bath); Lady Macbeth in Macbeth and Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare's Globe); Filumena in Filumena (Almeida Theatre); Amy in Company and Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sheffield Crucible); Sarah Kahn in Chicken Soup with Barley (Royal Court Theatre. Evening Standard Theatre Award nomination for Best Actress; Award nomination for Best Actress in a Play, Award nomination) (Dolly in Hello, Dolly! (Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical), Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); Maria in Twelfth Night (Donmar and Wyndham's); Michelle in Two Thousand Years and Barbara Windsor in Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick (National Theatre); Charlotte in A Little Night Music (Chicago Shakespeare Theater. Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical); Mary Flynn in Merrily We Roll Along (Donmar Warehouse. Olivier and Awards for Best Actress in a Musical).

Television includes Doctor Who, Doc Martin, Babs, Game of Thrones, Plebs, Tracey Ullman Show, London Spy, The Wrong Mans, Bad Education, Psychobitches, Panto!, Grandma's House (British Comedy Award); Rock & Chips, Cor Blimey.

Radio includes many plays.

Films include Carnage,Me Before You, A Running Jump, Tomorrow La Scala!, From Hell.

Trained at Webber Douglas Academy.