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Harriet Walter photo portrait

Harriet Walter

For the National:


For the National Theatre: The House of Bernarda Alba, Women Beware Women, Dinner (also West End), Life x 3, The Children’s Hour, Arcadia and A Fair Quarrel

In London’s West End: The Royal Family, Old Times and Nicholas Nickleby

Other theatre includes: Death of a Salesman, Venus and Adonis, Antony and Cleopatra, Much Ado About Nothing (all also in the West End), The Hollow Crown, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, A Question of Geography, Cymbeline, Three Sisters, The Duchess of Malfi, All’s Well That Ends Well, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Twin Rivals, The Witch of Edmonton and Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 for the RSC; The Tempest (also New York), Henry IV, Julius Caesar and Mary Stuart (also West End and New York) at the Donmar; Boa at Trafalgar Studios; Fallujah at the Old Truman Brewery; The Deep Blue Sea at Theatre Royal Bath and on UK tour; Us and Them, Sweet Panic and La Musica at Hampstead; The Late Middle Classes at the Palace Theatre Watford and on UK tour; Ivanov and The Possessed (also on tour, film) at the Almeida; Hedda Gabler at Chichester Festival Theatre and on UK tour; Three Birds Alighting on a Field, The Seagull, Cloud Nine, Three More Sleepless Nights, Hamlet and The Lucky Chance at the Royal Court; The Castle at the Barbican; and The Merchant of Venice at the Royal Exchange Manchester


Recent: Archie, Silo, Succession, Ted Lasso, The Cleaner, Documentary Now!, This is Going to Hurt, Doctor Who, Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads, Killing Eve, Belgravia, The End, The Spanish Princess, Patrick Melrose, Black Earth Rising, Flowers, Call the Midwife, Black Sails, The Crown, London Spy, The Assets and Downton Abbey


Recent: And Mrs, The Last Duel, Herself, Rocketman, The Sense of an Ending, Denial, Mindhorn, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Sense and Sensibility and Louis Malle’s Milou en Mai


Brutus and Other Heroines: Playing Shakespeare’s Roles for Women; Facing It: Reflections on Images of Older Women; Macbeth: Portrait of a Marriage and Other’s People’s Shoes: Thoughts on Acting

Theatre Awards

A Question of Geography – Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival

Twelfth Night – Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival

Three Sisters – Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Revival

Mary Stuart – Evening Standard Award, Tony and Olivier nominations for Best Actress

Life x 3 – Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress

TV Awards

Succession – Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series (2023, 2022 and 2020)

Ted Lasso – Emmy nominations for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series (2023, 2022)


(Published November 2023. Photo: Andy Gotts)