Hayley Atwell will soon be seen starring in Cassandra’s Dream a satirical thriller directed by Woody Allen and co-starring Colin Farrell and Ewan McGregor. In November, Hayley will be appearing in the comedy-drama How About You, based on a short story by Maeve Binchy. Directed by Anthony Byrne, Hayley stars alongside Vanessa Redgrave, Joss Ackland, Orla Brady and Joan O’Hara.
On television, Hayley won critical acclaim for her performance in the BBC’s The Line Of Beauty, an adaptation of Alan Hollinghurst’s Booker Prize-winning novel. This spring she was also seen in Mansfield Park directed by Iain B MacDonald, where she played the role of Mary. Other television appearances include Ruby In The Smoke directed by Brian Percival and Fear of Fanny directed by Coky Giedroyc.
As well as television and film, Hayley has appeared on stage in roles such as Man Of Mode directed by Nicholas Hynter, Women Beware Women, directed by Laurence Boswell, and Prometheus Bound, directed by James Kerr. Recently, she finished filming Brideshead Revisited, directed by Julian Jarrold, in which she plays the lead female role of Julia Flyte.
Hayley is currently filming The Duchess, directed by Saul Dibb (Bullet Boy) and based on the bestselling biography Georgiana: Duchess Of Devonshire by Amanda Foreman.
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