Lena Kaur: Prisoners’ Wives

Date - 7 February, 2012, All News Television

Lena Kaur plays Maya in new drama Prisoners’ Wives, tonight at 9pm on BBC1. The series tells the story of four very different women, each struggling to cope with a significant man in her life serving time in prison.

Written by Julie Gearey, and directed by Damon Thomas and Harry Bradbeer, this relationship-based ensemble drama is set and filmed in Sheffield.

Overview

Lena’s most notable TV include: SPC Bryony, Happy Valley series 2, Prisoners Wives , Torchwood and Hollyoaks.

Lena theatre credits include: Myth, The Earthworks, Seven Acts of Mercy, The Rover and Two Noble Kinsmenall at The Royal Shakespeare Company. Treasure Island National Theatre,Thursday by Bryony Lavery for ETT, title role of Rubina for Birmingham Rep, The Skys the Limit at The Old Vic and most recently The last testament of Lillian Bilocca written by Maxine Peak for Hull Truck/ City Of Culture.

Lena’s writing credits include, Come To Where I’m From, Paines Plough and 'Are You That Girl off the Telly?’, Leicester Square and St James Theatre. She also contributed sketches for Scallywagga , BBC.

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