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Fenella Woolgar

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Fenella Woolgar

Fenella Woolgar is known for her role as Sister Hilda in the BBC drama CALL THE MIDWIFE, as well as her role as Agatha in BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS  where she starred alongside James McAvoy.

In 2014 Fenella was nominated and awarded for a Clarence Derwent Award for Best supporting Female.

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Fenella Woolgar

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
MR JONES Miss Stevenson WestEnd Films Agnieszka Holland
JUDY Margaret Hamilton Pathe Rupert Goold
VICTORIA & ABDUL Miss Phipps Stephen Frears
WHISKY GALORE Dolly Whisky Galore Movie Ltd Gillies Mackinnon
SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS Miss Crummock BBC Films Philippa Lowthorpe
MR TURNER Elizabeth Eastlake Thin Man Films Mike Leigh
CHEERFUL WEATHER FOR THE WEDDING Nancy Dakin Cheerful Weather Donald Rice
YOU WILL MEET A TALL DARK STRANGER Jane Woody Allen
ST TRINIAN'S Miss Cleaver Mayhem Films Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson
SCOOP 2005 Jane Woody Allen
WAH WAH June Richard E Grant
VERA DRAKE Hester, Susan's confidant Thin Man Films Mike Leigh
STAGE BEAUTY Aurelia Meresvale Tribeca Films Richard Eyre
BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS Agatha Revolution Films Stephen Fry

Stage

Title Role Production Director
MAGNITSKY THE MUSICAL BBC Radio 4 Sasha Yevtushenko
SLAVES OF SOLITUDE Enid Hampstead Theatre Jonathan Kent
WELCOME HOME CAPTAIN FOX Valerie Donmar Warehouse Blanche McIntyre
HANDBAGGED Mags - Margaret Thatcher Vaudeville Theatre West End Indhu Rubasingham
HANDBAGGED Margaret Thatcher - Mags Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham
CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION Theresa Royal Court Theatre James Macdonald
HEDDA GABLER Thea Elvsted The Old Vic Anna Mackmin
THE VEIL Madeleine National Theatre Conor McPherson
THE REAL THING Charlotte The Old Vic Anna Mackmin
TIME AND THE CONWAYS Madge National Theatre Rupert Goold
MOTORTOWN Helen Royal Court Ramin Gray
BRONTE Charlotte Bronte Shared Experience Polly Teale
PASSAGE TO INDIA Adela Shared Experience Nancy Meckler
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Helena Manchester Royal Exchange Lucy Bailey
WAY UPSTREAM Emma Derby Playhouse Timothy Sheader
HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES Teresa Watford Palace Theatre Richard Beecham
THE MISER Eleanor Salisbury Playhouse Richard Beecham
AS YOU LIKE IT Celia Manchester Royal Exchange Marianne Elliot
CHARLEY'S AUNT Kitty Verdun Sheffield Crucible Theatre Deborah Paige
BRING ME SUNSHINE Lucy Irwin Manchester Royal Exchange Studio George Ormond
THE CHERRY ORCHARD Varya York Theatre Royal Sonia Fraser
THE RIVALS Mrs Malaprop RADA Robert Chetwyn
CRIME AND PUNISHMENT Katerina Ivanovna RADA Bill Gaskill

Television

Title Role Production Director
DALGLIESH Mavis Gearing C5/Acorn Jill Robertson
CALL THE MIDWIFE (3 SERIES) Sister Hilda BBC & Neal Street Productions
HOUSE PARTY - UNPRECEDENTED Tara Headlong Holly Race Roughan
PLEBS Jocasta ITV2 Sam Liefer
MIDSOMER MURDERS Hazel Webster ITV Nick Laughland
QUACKS Lady Campbell BBC Andy de Emmony
HARLOTS Lady Repton ITV Enore/Hulu Coky Giedroyc
INSIDE NO. 9 June BBC Graeme Harper
HOME FIRES SERIES 2 Alison ITV Robert Quinn
WAR AND PEACE Catiche BBC Tom Harper
HOME FIRES Alison ITV Bruce Goodison and Robert Quinn
SPIES OF WARSAW Lady Angela Hope BBC Coki Giedroyc
CASE HISTORIES Amelia Land BBC Marc Jobst
SILK Wendy Ford BBC Catherine Moreshead
HALLOWEEN PARTY, POIROT Miss Whittaker ITV Charles Palmer
FREEZING Heidi BBC Television Simon Curtis
DOCTOR WHO Agatha Christie BBC Television Graeme Harper
JEKYLL Min Hartswood Films and BBC Douglas Mackinnon and Matt Lipsey
MR LOVEDAY'S LITTLE OUTING Angela BBC4 Television Sam Hobkinson
HE KNEW HE WAS RIGHT Arabella French BBC Television Tom Vaughan
EROICA Marie von Lobkowitz BBC Television Simon Cellan Jones
THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Lady Julia Monogram BBC Television David Yates
PEOPLE LIKE US Mrs. Watson BBC Television John Morton

Radio

Title Role Production Director
BRITISH SUMMER TIME - BOOK OF THE WEEK Narrator BBC Radio 4 Eilidh McCreadie
LEV'S VIOLIN - BOOK OF THE WEEK Narrator BBC Radio 4 Celia de Wolff
THE BLACKROCK GIRL Title role Celia de Wolff
GOOD FOR YOU Narrator BBC Radio 4 Celia de Wolff
THE HOURS Virginia Woolf BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas and Judith Kampfner
DOT DOT BBC Radio 4 Jessica Mitic
HOME FRONT Cynthia Hamilton BBC Radio 4 Jessica Dromgoole
ONLY IN NAPLES Reader - Book of the Week BBC Radio 4 Pier Productions Celia de Wolff
DOT Dot BBC Radio 4 Jessica Brown
JULIUS CAESAR Portia BBC Radio 4 Marc Beeby
DOT Dot BBC Radio 4 Jessica Brown
EATING FOR ENGLAND Joan BBC radio 4 Polly Thomas
THE INTERPLANETARY NOTES OF AMBASSADOR B Ambassador B BBC Radio 4 Jonquil Panting
WRITING THE CENTURY - PASSAGES TO EMPIRE Ina Crafer BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas
CHIWAWA Monica BBC Radio 4 Marc Beeby
WORDS AND MUSIC BBC Radio 3 Philippa Ritchie
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Miss Bingley BBC Radio 4 Sally Avens
THE FORBIDDEN Anne Marie Tyler and Bern BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas
THERE Carla BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas
POETRY PLEASE Sylvia Plath, Emily Dicki BBC Radio 4 Christine Hall
MRS DALLOWAY Mrs Dalloway BBC Radio 4 Marc Beeby
AN AMERICAN ROSE Rosemary Kennedy BBC Radio 4 Sally Avens
ETHAN FROME Edith Wharton BBC Radio 4 Sally Avens
THE JINX ELEMENT Edith Wharton BBC Radio 4 Sally Avens
BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS Hat Trick
AMOURS DE VOYAGES Merideth BBC Radio 4 Tim Dee
THE HISTORY OF TITUS GROAN (GORMENGHAST SERIES) Clarice BBC Radio 4 Jeremy Mortimer
LITTLE SISTER (RAYMOND CHANDLER SERIES) Mavis BBC Radio 4 Claire Groves
HER FIRST BALL Narrator - 20 minute stor BBC Radio 3 Justine Willett
MILLIONS LIKE US Narrator - Book of the We BBC Radio 4 Liz Allard
THE PORLOCK POISONER Tina Paganini BBC World Service Dirk Maggs
NO HIGHWAY Monica Teasdale BBC Radio 4 Toby Swift
HINDENBURG Annie BBC Radio 4 Steven Canny
ACROSS THE FENCE Narrator - 20 minute stor BBC Radio 3
IN THE VALLEY OF MIST Narrator - Book of the We BBC Radio 4 Liz Allard
THE VISITORS BOOK Narrator - 20 minute stor BBC Radio 3 Duncan Minshull
THE LOOKING GLASS WAR (THE COMPLETE SMILEY) Sarah BBC Radio 4 Marc Beeby
RESTLESS Ruth BBC Radio 4 Marc Beeby
FLAW IN THE MOTOR, DUST IN THE BLOOD Amy BBC Radio 4 Toby Swift
THE GRAND HOTEL BABYLON Miss Spencer BBC Radio 4 Steven Canny
SCOOP Julia BBC Radio 4 Sally Avens
THE GOLDEN NOTEBOOK Marion BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas
THE VIEW FROM HERE Riva BBC World Service Marion Nancarrow
WODEHOUSE IN HOLLYWOOD Ethel Wodehouse BBC Radio 4 Stefan Escreet
ISABELLA DE MEDICI Narrator - Book of the We BBC Radio 4 Joanna Green
ONE CHORD WONDERS Myatt BBC Radio 4 Toby Swift
SALOME Herodias BBC Radio 4 Lu Kemp
JIGSAW Oriane BBC Radio 4 Celia de Wolfe
THE IPCRESS FILE Jean BBC Radio 4 Toby Swift
WHO ME? Carmen BBC Radio 4 Wils Wilson
BREAKFAST Sunshine & Mrs. Stringfel BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas
CHARLEY'S AUNT Kitty BBC Radio 4 Polly Thomas

Audio

Title Role Production Director
VIKING WARRIOR WOMEN Narrator Smithsonian
RACE TO VICTORY Narrator Smithsonian
A SINGLE THREAD Narrator Harper Collins
JAMBUSTERS All characters Chrome Audio
THE MOONSTONE Naxos Books Pippa Vaughan
HOW TO BE A PERFECT WIFE BY EMMA CHAPMAN MacMillan Nic Jones
LIFE AFTER LIFE BY KATE ATKINSON Random House Alexa Moore
DAUGHTERS IN LAW (JOANNA TROLLOPE) Random House
MINI SHOPAHOLIC (SOPHIE KINSELLA) Random House Alexa Moore
THE DISAPPEARED (M.R.HALL) Macmillan Ali Muirden
THE OTHER FAMILY (JOANNA TROLLOPE) Random House Alexa Moore
THE CORONER (M.R.HALL) Macmillan
MUSEUM MILE AUDIO GUIDE Narration Pippa Vaughan
GETTING RID OF MATTHEW Orion Publishing Garrick Hagon
SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN Harriet Orion Publishing Nicholas Jones