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Martina Laird

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Nicholas Gall

Martina Laird

She is probably best known for playing the role of Comfort Jones in the BBC television series CASUALTY.  Other recent television credits include THE BAY, EASTENDERS and JERICHO.

Notable stage performances include the highly acclaimed all-female Shakespeare trilogy at the Donmar and Brutus in CORIOLANUS for the RSC.




Martina Laird


Title Role Production Director
THE BAY Bernie ITV Lee Haven Jones
EASTENDERS DC Angie Rice (Recurring) BBC Television Various Directors
JERICHO Epiphany ITV Studios Paul Whittingdon
THE DUMPING GROUND Mrs Underwood CBBC Rob Bangura
CORONATION STREET Colette ITV Laurence Moody
LONDON'S BURNING Rachel Juniper TV/Channel 4 Justin Hardy
DOCTORS Kathy Nichols BBC Clare Holman
MISSING Pamela BBC Jill Robinson
MY FAMILY Darci BBC Television John Bartlett
SHAMELESS Michelle Channel 4 Paul Walker, Dominic Leclerc
FREE AGENTS Rachel Big Talk Prod Ltd James Griffiths
MONDAY MONDAY Margaret Talkback Thames Nick Laughland
CASUALTY - SERIES XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX & XXI Comfort Jones, 2001-2006 BBC Television
ALWAYS AND EVERYONE Tina Granada Television Nick Laughland
CASUALTY BBC Television Gill Wilkinson
THE BILL Sandra Thames Television Nick Laughland
TOUCH OF FROST Yorkshire Television Rob Knights
WING AND A PRAYER Dee Di Bastiani Granada Television
JONATHAN CREEK Bridget BBC Television Sandy Johnson
PEAK PRACTICE Dr Toray Central Television
THE BILL Marlene Franklin Thames Television Nick Laughlin
THE KNOCK Nadine Charles Bronson Knight Productions Keith Washington


Title Role Production Director
GET UP, STAND UP Associate Director Lyric Theatre Clint Dyer
15 HEROINES Sappho Jermyn Street Theatre Online Tom Littler
KING HEDLEY II Ruby Theatre Royal Stratford East Nadia Fall
ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Countess Shakespeare Globe Caroline Byrne
SHEBEEN Pearl Nottingham Playhouse Matthew Xia
CORIOLANUS Brutus RSC Angus Jackson
ROMEO AND JULIET Lady Capulet Shakespeares Globe Theatre Dan Kramer
JULIUS CAESAR/HENRY IV/THE TEMPEST Cassius/Worcester/Gonzalo Donmar Warehouse Phyllida Lloyd
WHO CARES Hannah/Allyson Pollock Royal Court Theatre Vicky Featherstone/Hamish Pirie/Lucy Morrison
MOON ON A RAINBOW SHAWL Sophia Adams Talawa Theatre Company Michael Buffong
THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND Beartrice Tricycle Theatre Indhu Rubasingham
HOPELESSLY DEVOTED Silver Birmingham Rep James Grieve
MOON ON A RAINBOW SHAWL Sophia Adams National Theatre Michael Buffong
INHERITANCE Susan Live Theatre Lisa Goldman
ALL THE LITTLE THINGS WE CRUSHED Zoe Older Almeida Theatre Simon Godwin
BAD BLOOD BLUES Clare Theatre Royal Stratford East Ryan Romaine
MULES Bridie Young Vic Theatre Amy Hodge
OTHELLO Bianca Donmar Warehouse Michael Grandage
THE FIVE WIVES OF MAURICE PINDER Lydia Royal National Theatre Sarah Frankcom
ARABIAN NIGHTS Marjana West End / World Tour Dominic Cooke
BREATH BOOM Royal Court Theatre Gemma Bodinetz
HYACINTH BLUE Lyric Theatre Julianne Robinson
THE WHITE DEVIL Zanche Royal Shakespeare Company Gale Edwards
THREE HOURS AFTER MARRIAGE Prue Royal Shakespeare Company Richard Cottrell
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA Andromache Royal Shakespeare Company Ian Judge

Feature Film

Title Role Production Director
BOXING DAY Janet Film 4 Aml Ameen
SUMMERLAND Older Vera Shoebox Films Jessica Swale
FEDZ Coach McKenzie Deadmeat Productions Q
STUD LIFE Grateful Acknowledgment New Lime Republic Campbell Ex
BLITZ Forensic Officer Lionsgate John Gilbert
FORGET ME NOT Doctor Quicksilver Films Alex Holt
DEADMEAT Detective Clayderman Deadmeat Q

Short Film

Title Role Production Director
STILL WE THRIVE Actress Smoking Dogs Films Campbell Ex
PADLOCK Natasha Ben S. Hyland