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Deborah Findlay is an English actress.
Her TV credits include the recurring character Greer Thornton in 4 of the 6 episodes of State of Play, and in the episode The French Drop (2004) in Foyle's War. She also appeared in 4 episodes of the 2001 series of The Armstrong and Miller Show. In Autumn 2007 she appeared with Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton and Francesca Annis in the BBC1 costume drama series Cranford playing the role of the endless spinster Miss Augusta Tompkinson as well as in Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale. She portrayed Home Secretary Denise Riley in Torchwood's 2009 third series Children of Earth, and featured as lawyer Gemma King in one episode of the BBC1 series Silent Witness in January 2010.
In 2008 she starred in the US premiere of Vincent River by Philip Ridley. In 2009 she appeared, again alongside Judi Dench in a Donmar West End revival of Madame de Sade, and reprised her (in this case more prominent) role ... Show more...
Three stories of strangers meeting on the edge of war. A conscientious objector and a roaming artist find tenderness as the carnage of the Second World War unfolds across the English Channel. A bereaved mother struggles with bitterness and love in recollecting her estranged son, lost in the Falklands. Deep in the Black Forest of Germany, an ageing holocaust survivor seeks to bring peace ...
Runtime: 98 min.
Directed by: Dominic Dromgoole
As: Mary Neal
Emily Walters is an American widow living a peaceful, uneventful existence in the idyllic Hampstead Village of London, when she meets a local recluse, Donald Horner. For 17 years, Donald has lived—wildly yet peacefully—in a ramshackle hut near the edge of the forest. When Emily learns his home is the target of developers who will stop at nothing to remove him, saving Donald and his property becomes her ...
Runtime: 102 min.
Directed by: Joel Hopkins
A couple expecting their first child discover an unnerving difference between themselves and the couple living in the flat below them who are also having a baby.
Runtime: 87 min.
Directed by: David Farr
The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.
Runtime: 104 min.
Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
As: Harriet Harman
Political drama about the rise of Nick Clegg and the Liberal Democrats during the 2010 election. After the election failed to produce an outright winner, Clegg was catapulted into an unaccustomed position of influence and was the recipient of political courtship from both Labour's Gordon Brown and David Cameron of the Conservative Party.
Runtime: 95 min.
Directed by: Alex Holmes
As: Madame Joseph
France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their small town, soon followed by a regiment of German soldiers who take up residence in the villagers' own homes. Lucile initially tries to ignore Bruno von Falk, the ...
Runtime: 107 min.
Directed by: Saul Dibb
National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers, War Horse (film), BBC's The Hollow Crown) in the title role and Mark Gatiss (Season's Greetings at the National Theatre, BBC's Sherlock) as Menenius, directed by the Donmar's Artistic Director Josie Rourke. When ...
Runtime: 192 min.
Directed by: Josie Rourke
As: General (voice)
Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the ...
Runtime: 97 min.
As: Doctor Price
Shaun and Daz are vibrant kids, wasted by their experience of education. All they have is friendship and Shaun's first love Katy. From the moment Shaun steps into our world he is bound to lose. Labeled as a violent bully he destroys himself and Daz with him. Shaun has twelve years to reflect on an intense summer of love, sex and loyalty. But Daz's imminent death forces Shaun to confront his past.
Runtime: 83 min.
Directed by: Kenneth Glenaan
As: Madame Roulin
John Simm stars as Vincent Van Gogh in The Yellow House, a feature-length drama that tells the moving human story of the most influential and explosive housemates in art history. For just nine weeks, in late 1888, Van Gogh and Gauguin share a home, The Yellow House, in Arles, southern France.
Runtime: 73 min.
Directed by: Chris Durlacher
As: Margaret Ballantyne
The ostensibly calm and courteous Gerald Ballantyne lives in and embodies modern suburbia. But he is haunted by the memory of a recent car crash and hounded by his estranged wife and her demands for divorce. Slowly, a festering insanity takes over and unwilling to face the outside world he embarks on a lunatic experiment. Confining himself to his middle-class home, he eschews contact with ...
Runtime: 60 min.
Directed by: Richard Curson Smith
During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of divorcing parents, experimental drugs and fashionable self-destruction. But for Holly, a friendship that has never been equal gradually starts to feel like a trap.
Runtime: 107 min.
Directed by: Sandra Goldbacher
As: Miss Smythe
On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his own jealousy and arranges to have her followed.
Runtime: 102 min.
Directed by: Neil Jordan
As: Mrs. Reed
Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem to happen between the two leads in this version.
Runtime: 108 min.
Directed by: Robert Young
As: Miss Cartwright
Jack always lands on his feet. He lands on his feet when he marries the beautiful Sarah. He lands on his feet when he buys a luxurious new home. However, when Sarah goes into labour, he takes a tumble down the stairs and lands on his head. When he comes around he discovers he is the proud father of a baby girl, but deficient in the spouse department to the tune of 1.
Runtime: 110 min.
Directed by: Tim Sullivan
Nina is totally heartbroken at the death of her boyfriend Jamie, but is even more unprepared for his return as a ghost. At first it's almost as good as it used to be - hey, even the rats that infested her house have disappeared. But Jamie starts bringing ghostly friends home and behaving more and more oddly.
Runtime: 106 min.
Directed by: Anthony Minghella