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Although brief, her appearance in Allan Cubitt’s Belfast set television series ‘The Fall’ in 2013, was her most significant in terms of exposure, playing medical student Rose Stagg, ex-girlfriend and nearly victim of Jamie Dornan’s serial killer Paul Spector.
Two films in 2014 saw her again in ancilliary roles, director Yann De Mange’s Yorkshire shot and N.
January 1987 Exuberant and positive Central School of Speech and Drama graduate in the mid 2000s, where she made numerous appearances in in-house productions such as Bertolt Brecht’s ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’ and as favourite daughter Cordelia in a 2005 staging of ‘King Lear’, directed by Anthony Tuckey.
In 2007, in a National Youth Theatre venture with the Soho Theatre, she played Caroline, in Marcy Kahan’s quirky drama ‘20 Cigarettes’ and a year later during the Henley Fringe Festival, appeared as heiress Lady Lydia Languish in Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s satirical comedy of manners, ‘The Rivals’.
After a long period in the shadows, he re-emerged as Burbage in the heavy duty ‘Elizabeth the Queen ‘ presented at the Guild Theatre, New York in 1930 and followed this with another gravitas dripping performance as Launcelot Gobbo in ‘The Merchant of Venice ‘ at the Royale on Broadway in 1931.
The following year at the same venue he appeared in his own co-written play ‘Dark Rosaleen ‘, which featured two future Hollywood screen giants, Charles Bickford and Thomas Mitchell.His final stage commitment, a modicum of work during the summer of 1956, in the newly built American Shakespeare Festival Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut and with John Houseman as artistic director, proved a most fitting swansong for the now ailing actor.Whitford Kane was a devoted keeper of the theatrical flame, who, in the thirties and forties taught drama at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago and the Neighborhood Playhouse School in New York.Harris Theatre in 1922 which had the larger than life John Barrymore in the title role.Further Broadway successes included ‘The Outsider ‘ at the 49th Street Theatre 1924 and the long running musical ‘ Grand Street Follies ‘ at the Neighbourhood Theatre in 1925.