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Cathy Tyson


Height: 5' 7" (170cm)
Weight: 11st. 2lb. (71kg)
Playing Age: 40 - 50 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Mid Length
Voice Quality: Clear
Voice Character: Authoritative

Credits

Cathy has performed extensively in theatre, including Rockets & Blue Lights at the Manchester Royal Exchange and numerous productions in venues across the UK, such as the Liverpool Everyman, Birmingham Rep, Leicester Curve and Theatre Royal Bath.

Her television credits include Emmerdale, Band of Gold, A Thing Called Love, Grange Hill and Hope and Glory.

Cathy won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards and was nominated for both a BAFTA and Golden Globe award for her role in Mona Lisa.

Cathy Tyson | Sainou Talent Agency London

Stage
Danby/Mary/Meg/Shona, ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS, Royal Exchange, Miranda Cromwell
Woman, THE STRING QUARTET’S GUIDE TO SEX AND ANXIETY (PARIS), Birmingham Rep, Calixto Bieito
Janet, GOLDEN GIRLS, RSC, Barrie Keeffe
Rachel, MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDERETTE, Leicester Curve, Nikolai Foster
Various, THE LISTENING ROOM (TOUR), Crowded Room, Max Barton
Alison, FIGHTER, Stratford Circus, Julie Addy
Siobhan, REBUS: LONG SHADOWS (TOUR EXTENSION), Birmingham Rep, Robin Lefevre
Siobhan, REBUS: LONG SHADOWS, Birmingham Rep, Robin Lefevre
Woman, THE STRING QUARTET’S GUIDE TO SEX AND ANXIETY, Birmingham Rep, Calixto Bieito
Various Roles, THE LISTENING ROOM, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Max Barton
Irene, WINTER HILL, Octagon Theatre Bolton, Elizabeth Newman
Evangeline, SHE CALLED ME MOTHER, Pitch Lake Prods / Tara Arts, Cara Nolan
Lady Bracknell, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Birmingham Rep / Curve Leicester, Nikolai Foster
Lemmie, RED SNAPPER, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Justine Themen
Evangeline, SHE CALLED ME MOTHER, Pitch Lake Prods / Tara Arts, Cara Nolan
Ensemble, STAND, Goode Company, Chris Goode
Marie Curie, RADIANCE, Tabard Theatre, Mark Giesser
Elsie, BRIGHT PHOENIX, Liverpool Everyman, Serdar Bilis
Ensemble, STAND, Oxford Playhouse / Goode & Company, Chris Goode
Amma, SNAKES AND LADDERS, Plenty Productions and Rolemop Productions, Kerri McClean
Ensemble cast, MONKEY BARS, Chris Goode and Company, Chris Goode
Various Roles, THE VAGINA MONOLOUGUES, Mark Goucher Productions, Michael Smith
Linda, 100 ACRES, Riverside Studios, Alex Helfrecht
Medina, BURNED TO NOTHING, Tiata Fahodzi, Femi Elufowoju Jr
Anglea/ Veronica, THE MAY QUEEN, Liverpool Everyman, Serdar Bilis
Joss Moody, TRUMPET, Contact Theatre/ Drill Hall, Grace Barnes
Alison, MUM’S THE WORD, Alberry Theatre, West End, Wayne Harrison
Cleopatra, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, English Shakespeare Company, Michael Bogdanov
Kate, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Regent’s Park Theatre, Toby Robertson
Eliza Doolittle, PYGMALION, Theatr Clwyd, Micheal McCaffrey
Portia, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bill Alexander
Rita, EDUCATING RITA, Theatr Clwyd, Marina Calderone 

FILM
Linda, TOGETHER, Marmont Films, Paul Duddridge
Viv Best, THE FIGHT, Unstoppable Entertainment, Jessica Hynes
Margaret, TWO GRAVES, Gary Young
Patience, PRAWN, Rocket Room Productions, Nicola Quilter
The Marker, MARA, Achilles Entertainments, Justin Edgar
Diana, CHICK LIT, Coach House Films Ltd, Tony Britten
Jackie, OLLIE KELPER’S EXPANDING WORLD, Fruitcake Films/ Outpost Sound Ltd, Viv Fongenie
Josefina, THE OLD MAN WHO READ LOVE STORIES, Fildebroc/France 2 Cinema, Rolf De Heer
Maria Kerrigan, PRIEST, BBC Films, Antonia Bird
Josie Patterson, BUISNESS AS USUAL, Lezli- An Barrett
Simone, MONA LISA*, Handmade Films, Neil Jordan

Television
Josie Frears, DOCTORS, BBC
Cider Annie, CASUALTY, BBC, Steve Hughes
Yolande, HOOKED IN COMING UP SERIES, Ideal World Productions/Touch Paper Television, Henry Darke
Rev Grace Sumner, DOCTORS, BBC Television, Terry Iland
Herodia, THE LIVERPOOL NATIVITY, BBC Television, Noreen Kershaw/ Richard Valentine
Andrea Hayworth, EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Dominic Leclerc
Mrs Gayle, GRANGE HILL, Mersey Television, Nigel Keen
D.I. Short, BONKERS, Mersey Televison, Rob Evans
Val Purser, M.I.T., Thames Television, Gary Love
Theresa Staple, A THING CALLED LOVE, BBC Television, Metyn Hussein
Rev Steph MacKensie, NIGHT AND DAY, Granada Television, Bill Britten
Marie, PERFECT, BBC Television, John Strickland
Stella, ALWAYS AND EVERYONE, Granada Television, David Tucker
Diane Garret, HOPE AND GLORY, ITV, Justin Hardy
Carol Johnson, BAND OF GOLD, Granada Television, Richard Laxton/Betsan Morris Evans/ Matthew Evans/
Jerene Parks, THE LOST LANGUAGE OF CRANES, BBC Films, Nigel Finch
Annie McPhee, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, BBC Television, Rob Walker
Popsie, LENNY HENRY TONIGHT, BBC, Geoff Posner
Joanna, SCULLY, Granada Television, Les Chatfield

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

Australian, Bradford, Caribbean, Central Scottish, Cockney, English-Standard, Liverpool*, London

Performance

Audio Books, Voice Over

Sports

Badminton, Cycling, Swimming

Vehicle Licences

Car Driving Licence
Tyson_05

Cathy Tyson



Cathy has performed extensively in theatre, including Rockets & Blue Lights at the Manchester Royal Exchange and numerous productions in venues across the UK, such as the Liverpool Everyman, Birmingham Rep, Leicester Curve and Theatre Royal Bath.

Her television credits include Emmerdale, Band of Gold, A Thing Called Love, Grange Hill and Hope and Glory.

Cathy won the Best Supporting Actress award at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards and was nominated for both a BAFTA and Golden Globe award for her role in Mona Lisa.

Cathy Tyson | Sainou Talent Agency London

Stage
Danby/Mary/Meg/Shona, ROCKETS AND BLUE LIGHTS, Royal Exchange, Miranda Cromwell
Woman, THE STRING QUARTET’S GUIDE TO SEX AND ANXIETY (PARIS), Birmingham Rep, Calixto Bieito
Janet, GOLDEN GIRLS, RSC, Barrie Keeffe
Rachel, MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDERETTE, Leicester Curve, Nikolai Foster
Various, THE LISTENING ROOM (TOUR), Crowded Room, Max Barton
Alison, FIGHTER, Stratford Circus, Julie Addy
Siobhan, REBUS: LONG SHADOWS (TOUR EXTENSION), Birmingham Rep, Robin Lefevre
Siobhan, REBUS: LONG SHADOWS, Birmingham Rep, Robin Lefevre
Woman, THE STRING QUARTET’S GUIDE TO SEX AND ANXIETY, Birmingham Rep, Calixto Bieito
Various Roles, THE LISTENING ROOM, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Max Barton
Irene, WINTER HILL, Octagon Theatre Bolton, Elizabeth Newman
Evangeline, SHE CALLED ME MOTHER, Pitch Lake Prods / Tara Arts, Cara Nolan
Lady Bracknell, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Birmingham Rep / Curve Leicester, Nikolai Foster
Lemmie, RED SNAPPER, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, Justine Themen
Evangeline, SHE CALLED ME MOTHER, Pitch Lake Prods / Tara Arts, Cara Nolan
Ensemble, STAND, Goode Company, Chris Goode
Marie Curie, RADIANCE, Tabard Theatre, Mark Giesser
Elsie, BRIGHT PHOENIX, Liverpool Everyman, Serdar Bilis
Ensemble, STAND, Oxford Playhouse / Goode & Company, Chris Goode
Amma, SNAKES AND LADDERS, Plenty Productions and Rolemop Productions, Kerri McClean
Ensemble cast, MONKEY BARS, Chris Goode and Company, Chris Goode
Various Roles, THE VAGINA MONOLOUGUES, Mark Goucher Productions, Michael Smith
Linda, 100 ACRES, Riverside Studios, Alex Helfrecht
Medina, BURNED TO NOTHING, Tiata Fahodzi, Femi Elufowoju Jr
Anglea/ Veronica, THE MAY QUEEN, Liverpool Everyman, Serdar Bilis
Joss Moody, TRUMPET, Contact Theatre/ Drill Hall, Grace Barnes
Alison, MUM’S THE WORD, Alberry Theatre, West End, Wayne Harrison
Cleopatra, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, English Shakespeare Company, Michael Bogdanov
Kate, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Regent’s Park Theatre, Toby Robertson
Eliza Doolittle, PYGMALION, Theatr Clwyd, Micheal McCaffrey
Portia, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Bill Alexander
Rita, EDUCATING RITA, Theatr Clwyd, Marina Calderone 

FILM
Linda, TOGETHER, Marmont Films, Paul Duddridge
Viv Best, THE FIGHT, Unstoppable Entertainment, Jessica Hynes
Margaret, TWO GRAVES, Gary Young
Patience, PRAWN, Rocket Room Productions, Nicola Quilter
The Marker, MARA, Achilles Entertainments, Justin Edgar
Diana, CHICK LIT, Coach House Films Ltd, Tony Britten
Jackie, OLLIE KELPER’S EXPANDING WORLD, Fruitcake Films/ Outpost Sound Ltd, Viv Fongenie
Josefina, THE OLD MAN WHO READ LOVE STORIES, Fildebroc/France 2 Cinema, Rolf De Heer
Maria Kerrigan, PRIEST, BBC Films, Antonia Bird
Josie Patterson, BUISNESS AS USUAL, Lezli- An Barrett
Simone, MONA LISA*, Handmade Films, Neil Jordan

Television
Josie Frears, DOCTORS, BBC
Cider Annie, CASUALTY, BBC, Steve Hughes
Yolande, HOOKED IN COMING UP SERIES, Ideal World Productions/Touch Paper Television, Henry Darke
Rev Grace Sumner, DOCTORS, BBC Television, Terry Iland
Herodia, THE LIVERPOOL NATIVITY, BBC Television, Noreen Kershaw/ Richard Valentine
Andrea Hayworth, EMMERDALE, Yorkshire Television, Dominic Leclerc
Mrs Gayle, GRANGE HILL, Mersey Television, Nigel Keen
D.I. Short, BONKERS, Mersey Televison, Rob Evans
Val Purser, M.I.T., Thames Television, Gary Love
Theresa Staple, A THING CALLED LOVE, BBC Television, Metyn Hussein
Rev Steph MacKensie, NIGHT AND DAY, Granada Television, Bill Britten
Marie, PERFECT, BBC Television, John Strickland
Stella, ALWAYS AND EVERYONE, Granada Television, David Tucker
Diane Garret, HOPE AND GLORY, ITV, Justin Hardy
Carol Johnson, BAND OF GOLD, Granada Television, Richard Laxton/Betsan Morris Evans/ Matthew Evans/
Jerene Parks, THE LOST LANGUAGE OF CRANES, BBC Films, Nigel Finch
Annie McPhee, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, BBC Television, Rob Walker
Popsie, LENNY HENRY TONIGHT, BBC, Geoff Posner
Joanna, SCULLY, Granada Television, Les Chatfield

About

Characteristics
Height: 5' 7" (170cm)
Weight: 11st. 2lb. (71kg)
Playing Age: 40 - 50 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Mid Length
Voice Quality: Clear
Voice Character: Authoritative
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
Australian, Bradford, Caribbean, Central Scottish, Cockney, English-Standard, Liverpool*, London
Performance Audio Books, Voice Over
Sports Badminton, Cycling, Swimming
Vehicle Licences Car Driving Licence