Keeley Hawes (born 10 February 1976) is an English actress and model, known for many television roles, notably those of Zoe Reynolds in Spooks (2002–04) and Alex Drake in Ashes to Ashes (2008–10). Hawes is also known for voicing various roles in video games, such as the iconic Lara Croft from the long running Tomb Raider series.
She is also well known for the charity work she does for CHASE hospice care for children in Surrey. Hawes first came into the public eye in the early 1990s, in 1990's Troublemakers and the 1992 BBC costume drama, The Moonstone. She has since appeared in many other television dramas, including Dennis Potter's Karaoke (BBC One/Channel 4, 1995), Heartbeat (ITV1, 1995), The Beggar Bride (BBC, 1997), Othello (ITV, 2001), A Murder is Announced (ITV, 2005), ITV drama After Thomas (2006), BBC drama Spooks, ITV biopic Blonde Bombshell (1999), and quite recently played time-travelling DI Alex Drake in the hit BBC drama series Ashes to Ashes (2008–2010), ... Show more...
As: Herself - Host
Hosted by Keeley Hawes, star of the popular television series The Durrells, this documentary reveals the adventures of the eccentric Durrell family once they left Corfu, Greece.
Runtime: 47 min.
The 1953 coronation of Queen Elizabeth II marked the moment when she was formally recognized as England's new sovereign in front of God and her subjects. Three hundred million people tuned in, making it the most watched event in history. Now, for the first time, Her Majesty shares memories of the ceremony. Join us as we unlock a thousand years of coronation secrets and provide an unprecedented, ...
Runtime: 60 min.
Directed by: Harvey Lilley
Leslie Caron, beloved star of Gigi and An American in Paris, is one of the last witnesses to the golden age of American cinema of the mid 20th century. Discovered by Gene Kelly when she was a teenager, she became one of the great talents in the worlds of film, dance, and theatre, still performing to this day! The film reveals a story told through the prism of a living legend who reveals secrets ...
Runtime: 53 min.
Directed by: Larry Weinstein
As: Catherine Mundi
17-year-old Mariah Mundi's life is turned upside down when his parents vanish and his younger brother is kidnapped. Following a trail of clues to the darkly majestic Prince Regent Hotel, Mariah discovers a hidden realm of child-stealing monsters, deadly secrets and a long-lost artifact that grants limitless wealth – but also devastating supernatural power. With the fate of his world, and his family ...
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Jonathan Newman
As: Mrs Todhunter
Beautiful and wealthy young socialite Iris Carr is used to being at the heart of her social group, but when her friends' raucous and unsociable behaviour escalates whilst on holiday in the Balkans she resolves to seek out some tranquillity and travel home alone. But her expectations of peace are short-lived when, at the railway station, Iris wavers in the scorching heat and constant jostle of passengers, ...
Runtime: 90 min.
Directed by: Diarmuid Lawrence
As: Jesse Scott
An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a sea-side town in 1970's Britain.
Runtime: 109 min.
Directed by: Baillie Walsh
As: Wendy Leather
Terry is a small-time car dealer trying to leave his shady past behind and start a family. Martine is a beautiful model from Terry's old neighbourhood who knows that Terry is no angel. When Martine proposes a foolproof plan to rob a bank, Terry recognises the danger but realises this may be the opportunity of a lifetime. As the resourceful band of thieves burrows its way into a safe-deposit vault ...
Runtime: 111 min.
Directed by: Roger Donaldson
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: 10 Years profiles the creators, the games, the live-action models, and the fans who have collectively made Tomb Raider a pop culture phenomenon.
Runtime: 42 min.
Directed by: Chris Peeler
As: Nicola Graham
Television film adaptation of the true story ("A Friend Like Henry" by Nuala Gardner) of a young autistic boy and his extraordinary friendship with his dog, Thomas.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Simon Shore
As: Kate Sheldrake
After painter Michael 'Mike' Sheldrake's failed suicide attempt, house-mate and life-long best friend Peter Tremaine, an antiques shop owner, reminisces their common past, like Mike does in therapy. It started at the beach, when scrubby, scared Mikey became the dependent protégé of forceful Pete, both doted by Pete's dad, a wealthy lawyer. Afterwards Mike moves out to marry Kate. Pete accepts to be ...
Runtime: 120 min.
Directed by: Alex Pillai
As: Fancy Day
Set in a rustic English village in the mid 19th century, Under The Greenwood Tree tells the story of a poor young man who falls for a middle-class schoolteacher and attempts to win her over.
Runtime: 93 min.
Directed by: Nicholas Laughland
As: Elizabeth Shandy / herself
Steve Coogan, an arrogant actor with low self-esteem and a complicated love life, is playing the eponymous role in an adaptation of "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman" being filmed at a stately home. He constantly spars with actor Rob Brydon, who is playing Uncle Toby and believes his role to be of equal importance to Coogan's.
Runtime: 94 min.
Directed by: Michael Winterbottom
As: Christine Callaghan
A rollicking adaptation of Kingsley Amis's first novel, Lucky Jim stars Stephen Tompkinson as Jim Dixon, a luckless lecturer at a provincial British university, trying to make a splash with his pompous boss, Professor Neddy Welch (Robert Hardy). Jim is also trying to make it with the woman of his dreams, Christine Callaghan (Keeley Hawes, Othello and Wives and Daughters), while ...
Runtime: 104 min.
Directed by: Robin Sheppard
Tabloid journalist Liam Marple, sets about to dig up dirt on Laura Bowden, the new British Prime Minister. Posing as a political fundraiser, Liam gains entrance into Number 10 Downing, where he promptly wins the confidence of the idealistic PM.
Runtime: 108 min.
Directed by: Catherine Morshead
As: Dessie Brabant
With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London of the near future, a crime-ridden metropolis virtually torn apart by racial hostilities. By order of the Prime Minister, black police officer John Othello (Eamonn Walker) ...
Runtime: 100 min.
Directed by: Geoffrey Sax
The US president unexpectedly checks into a sleepy hotel in the heart of England, where he is held hostage by terrorists and, even worse, attended to by a host of wacky characters who obviously don't get out much.
Runtime: 75 min.
Local journalist, Cameron Colley writes articles that are idealistic, from the viewpoint of the underdog. A twisted serial killer seems to have some motives. His brutal murders are also committed on behalf of the underdog. The stories begin to merge and Cameron find himself inextricably and inextricably implicated by the brutal killer. The arms dealer that Cameron plans to expose is found literally ...
Runtime: 99 min.
Directed by: Gavin Millar
As: Lois Farquar
In 1920s Ireland, an elderly couple reside over a tired country estate. Living with them are their high-spirited niece, their Oxford student nephew, and married house guests, who are trying to cover up that they are presently homeless. The niece enjoys romantic frolics with a soldier and a hidden guerrilla fighter. All of the principals are thrown into turmoil when one more guest arrives with ...
Runtime: 103 min.
Directed by: Deborah Warner
As: Charlotte Ellison
With the help of a feisty aristocratic woman, a working-class Scotland Yard inspector hunts for a serial killer of young women in Victorian London.
Directed by: Sarah Hellings
British Ministry agent John Steed, under direction from "Mother", investigates a diabolical plot by arch-villain Sir August de Wynter to rule the world with his weather control machine. Steed investigates the beautiful Doctor Mrs. Emma Peel, the only suspect, but simultaneously falls for her and joins forces with her to combat Sir August.
Runtime: 89 min.
Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik
As: Rachel Verinder
Greg Wise (Sense and Sensibility) and Keeley Hawes (Karaoke) star in this sumptuous adaptation of Wilkie Collins' classic mystery, the first detective novel ever written. The Moonstone, a sacred Hindu diamond was stolen from the head of the Moon God, in its shrine by John Herncastle in 1799. The stone is said to be cursed if it is removed from the shrine. In 1848, a man named Franklin Blake announces ...
Runtime: 120 min.
Directed by: Robert Bierman
As: Angela Harper
How far will she go for money? "Don't you see, Billy, people like them owe people like us." Young, beautiful and living on the breadline with a feckless husband and a sickly child, Angela Harper decides to take matters into her own hands in order to save her family from the poverty trap. She hits on the perfect plan after noticing a newspaper feature on the once divorced and once widowed lord, Sir ...
Runtime: 150 min.
Directed by: Diarmuid Lawrence