Lydia Leonard

Tony Award® nominated actress, Lydia Leonard, continues to build a showcase of work across all disciplines: she is seen as one of the world’s most dynamic talents. She’s known for her performances of Mariana Lawton, the heartbreaker in Gentleman Jack, as Cherie Blair in The Crown, along with The 39 Steps, Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley, Ashes to Ashes, ITV1’s Flesh and Blood and HBO’s Rome. She also stars alongside Jack Davenport in Call My Agent.

In film, Lydia’s highlights include Paul Feig’s Last Christmas with Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding; Joanna Hogg’s Archipelago with Tom Hiddleston and Bill Condon’s crime drama The Fifth Estate with Benedict Cumberbatch.

Lydia has an incredible agility in her reading of dramatic texts and audiobooks. For her, being able to transmit the emotion, character and story through the voice is the greatest challenge in her work. Lydia is taking part in Reading, Not Reading presented by Spiracle Audiobooks.

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