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LINDSAY DUNCAN (Evelyn) trained at Central School of Speech & Drama. She began her career at The Hampstead Theatre Club and Manchester Royal Exchange before going on to appear in David Hare's PLENTY at the National Theatre.

Duncan's most recently appeared as Claire in A Delicate Balance at the John Golden Theater on Broadway. Before this Lindsay appeared in London's West End as 'Judith Bliss' in Hay Fever at Noel Coward Theatre directed by Howard Davies. Her extensive theatre credits include Frank McGuinness' adaptation of Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkmann at The Abbey Theatre with Alan Rickman & Fiona Shaw, Polly Stenham's That Face opposite Matt Smith (The Royal Court / Duke of Yorks Theatre, Olivier award nomination for best actress), Private Lives with Alan Rickman directed by Howard Davies (Winner of best actress awards at The Olivier's, Variety Club, Tony's, Drama Desk and Critics Circle), Kevin Elyot's Mouth To Mouth directed by Ian Rickson, The Celebration / The Room (Almeida & Pinter Festival, Lincoln Centre NY), Ashes To Ashes (Royal Court, Pinter Festival Barcelona & Gramercy Theatre for Roundabout Theatre NY directed by Harold Pinter and Karel Reisz).

Credits at the National Theatre include The Homecoming directed by Roger Michell, Berenice, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Howard Davies (Evening Standard Award for best actress) and The Prince of Homburg.

For the Royal Shakespeare Company credits include 'Titania' in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Also US Tour & Broadway), The Merry Wives Of Windsor, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Directed by Howard Davies, Also Ambassadors Theatre, Music Box Theatre NY " Olivier Award for best actress, Tony Award nominee for best actress, Theatre world award " winner: Outstanding new talent), Troilus and Cressida.

Additional credits include The Cryptogram (Ambassadors Theatre), Three Hotels (Tricycle Theatre), Top Girls (Royal Court Theatre, Jo Papps Public Theater, NY), Incidents At Tulse Hill (Hampstead Theatre), The Provok'd Wife (NT New Theatre, Oxford), Julius Caesar (Directed by Peter Gill, Riverside Studios).

On television she has recently appeared Clementine Churchill in "Churchill's Secret," as Frau Bellinghaussen in Stephen Poliakoff's "Closer To The Enemy," Lady Smallwood in "Sherlock," Anjelica Rosen in "The Honourable Woman," "Us & Them," "Lawless," "Spy," "Wallander," Alex Cairns in "Black Mirror " The National Anthem" (written by Charlie Brooker) The Duchess of York in "Richard II" directed by Rupert Goold, "White Heat" for BBC, "Merlin" for BBC, "Christopher & His Kind" which starred Matt Smith, "The Sinking Of The Laconia," The Narrator for Matt Lucas and David Walliams' series "Come Fly With Me". This follows extensive television credits including leading roles in MARGOT, DR WHO, the title role in "Margaret," "Criminal Justice," "Lost In Austen," "Frankenstein," "Rome"' (BBC/HBO co"production), "Longford" (directed by Tom Hooper), "Spooks," "Poirot: The Mystery Of The Blue Train," "Perfect Strangers," "Dirty Tricks," Stephen Poliakoff's "Shooting The Past," "The History Of Tom Jones," "Get Real," "Just William," "Jake's Progress," "The Rector's Wife," "A Year In Provence," "GBH" (for which Lindsay was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Actress), "Redemption," "The Storyteller: Greek Myths," "Traffik," "The Child Eater," Mike Leigh's "Grown Ups," "Rainy Day Women", "Tecx: Getting Personal," "The Winkler," "Kit Curran Show," "Reilly Ace Of Spies." Duncan will next be seen in the final season of HBO's "The Leftovers."

Film credits include LOOSE CONNECTIONS, SAMSON AND DELILAH, PRICK UP YOUR EYES (directed by Stephen Frears), MANIFESTO, THE REFLECTING SKIN, BODPY PARTS, CITY HALL, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, AN IDEAL HUSBAND, MANSFIELD PARK, UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN, AFTERLIFE (For which Lindsay received the Bowmore Scottish Screen Best Actress Award), THE QUEEN OF SHEBA'S PEARLS, STARTER FOR TEN, ALICE IN WONDERLAND (directed by Tim Burton), LAST PASSENGER, ABOUT TIME, LE WEEKEND, BIRDMAN, ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS and CHURCHILL'S SECRET, and the upcoming Fox Searchlight film GIFTED.

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