Anne Reid has worked extensively in television, film and theatre. Her acclaimed performance in Roger Michell’s film The Mother, with Daniel Craig, led her to being awarded the London Critics Circle Award for Best British Actress and Best Actress at the Cinessonne Film Festival, nominations for Best Actress at the British Independent Film Awards, British Academy Film Awards, European Film Awards, and Evening Standard Film Awards. She has appeared in many TV series, including and most recently as Brenda in the ITV comedy drama series Life Begins, Grace in the ITV comedy The Booze Cruise and Jean in BBC One’s Dinnerladies. Anne first shot to prominence in the 60s in Coronation Street as Valerie Tatlock/Barlow. Amongst her theatre credits are Mother in Peter Gill’s production of The York Realist at the Royal Court and in the West End and Juno in Out Of This World at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Anne will play Mrs Rouncewell in the BBC’s Bleak House, alongside Gillian Anderson and will also appear in the sequels to The Booze Cruise due to be screened on ITV (all for this Autumn). Anne’s future projects include the film A Little Trip To Heaven with Julia Stiles and Forest Whitaker, due for release this year. Anne can currently be seen on the West End stage staring along side Joseph Fiennes and Francesca Annis in Epitaph For George Dillon.
|2005 Jury Member|