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Lizzie Hopley Margaret Thatcher, Bobo Macdonald and the Detective

Lizzie Hopley is a Liverpool-born actress and writer who trained at RADA.

Theatre includes: Kate in The Taming of the Shrew (US Tour); Roaring Girls Season (RSC); Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Cheek by Jowl); Abigail’s Party; Punch and Judy with Simon Callow; Twelfth Night (National Theatre); Six Characters in Search of an Author (Young Vic).

Television includes: The Long Song (BBC); Little Boy Blue, Luther, The Thirteenth Tale with Vanessa Redgrave, The Day of the Triffids with Dougray Scott & Eddie Izzard; Randall & Hopkirk Deceased II (ITV)

Film includes: Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre; Pierrepoint with Timothy Spall; Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason; Sam Taylor-Johnson’s Nowhere Boy.

She is a regular voice artist for Big Finish Productions’ Doctor Who and Dark Shadows series. Her first appearance was as the Eighth Doctor’s companion Gemma Griffin in Doctor Who: Terror Firma.

As a writer, her radio plays include Salome (Drama on 3); The Elizabethan Beauty Law (Radio 4); The Cenci Family starring Sally Hawkins, nominated for a Sony Academy Award & a Richard Imerson 1st play award. Her debut theatre play, Pramface, a horror revenge tragedy about celebrity and chavs, was awarded the Plat de Jour at Edinburgh Festival 2005.

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