Olivia Colman

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Agent: Lindy King
Associate Agent: Julia Charteris
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Acting

Olivia Colman is an award winning actress, trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

She is well known for her role as DS Ellie Miller in ITV1's hit drama BROADCHURCH, for which she was awarded the BAFTA for Best leading Actress in 2014.

Olivia recently won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series for her role in THE NIGHT MANAGER for AMC/BBC.

Recent feature film appearances include LONDON ROAD, THE LOBSTER, TYRANNOSAUR directed by Paddy Considine, for which she won a World Cinema Special Jury Prize for breakout performance at Sundance, and best actress awards at the British International Film Awards and Evening Standard British Film Awards, and THE IRON LADY with Meryl Streep directed by Phyllida Lloyd.

On stage Olivia most recently appeared in the West End at the Noel Coward Theatre as Myra Arundel in Howard Davies's production of HAY FEVER. She will soon be seen on-stage at The National Theatre in Mosquitoes, directed by Rufus Norris. 

Upcoming film credits include MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE FAVOURITE

Queen Anne

Yorgos Lanthimos

Fox Searchlight

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Hildegarde Schmidt

Kenneth Branagh

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

THE LOBSTER

Hotel Manager

Yorgos Lanthimos

Film4

LOCKE

Bethan

Steven Knight

IM Global / Shoebox Films

London Road

Julie

Rufus Norris

Cuba Pictures

Pudsey

Nelly (voice)

Nick Moore

Vertigo Films

The Lobster

Hotel Manager

Yorgos Lanthimos

Element Pictures

CUBAN FURY

Sam

James Griffiths

Big Talk Productions

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

Queen Elizabeth

Roger Mitchell

Daybreak Pictures

THE IRON LADY

Carol Thatcher

Phyllida Lloyd

Film 4

TYRANNOSAUR

Hannah

Paddy Considine

Warp X

ARRIETTY

Homily voice; UK version

Hiromasa Yonebayashi

Studio Ghibli

LE DONK & SCOR-ZAY-ZEE

Olivia

Shane Meadows

Big Arty Productions

DOG ALTOGETHER

Anita

Paddy Considine

 E M Media

GROW YOUR OWN

Alice

Richard Laxton

Warp Films

I COULD NEVER BE YOUR WOMAN

Sophia

Amy Heckerling

The Weinstein Company

HOT FUZZ

PC Doris Fletcher

Edgar Wright

Big Talk Productions

ZEMANOVALOAD

The TV Executive

Jayson Rothwell

Zema Productions

BAADER MEINHOF GANG

Receptionist

Toby Haynes

Ideal World Prods

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

FLEABAG

Godmother

Harry Bradbeer/Tim Kirkby

Two Brothers Pictures

BROADCHURCH

D.S. Ellie Miller

Various

BBC

FLOWERS

Deborah Flowers

Will Sharpe

Channel 4

THE NIGHT MANAGER

Angela Burr

Susanne Bier

BBC/AMC

Mr. Sloane

Janet Sloane

Robert B. Weide

Big Talk Productions

The Secrets

Pippa

Dominic Savage

Working Title / BBC1

The Thirteenth Tale

Margaret Lea

James Kent

Heyday Films

The 7.39

Maggie Matthews

John Alexander

Carnival Films

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher II

Susan Spencer

Christopher Menaul

Hat Trick / ITV

This is Jinsy

Joan Jenkins

Matt Lipsey

Tiger Aspect / Sky

Broadchurch

DS Ellie Miller

James Strong & Euros Lyn

Kudos / ITV1

Bad Sugar

Joan

Ben Palmer

Tiger Aspect / Channel 4

RUN

Carol

Charles Martin & Jonathan Pearson

Acme Run / Channel 4

Accused

Sue

David Blair

BBC

Exile

Nancy Ronstadt

John Alexander

BBC 1 / Abbot Productions

Rev

Alex

Peter Cattaneo

Big Talk / BBC2

TWENTY TWELVE

Sally Owen

John Morton

BBC

PEEP SHOW

series 3, 4,5, 6

Becky Martin

Channel 4

Doctor Who

Mother

Adam Smith

BBC / DW Productions

BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE series 2

Debbie Doonan

Gareth Carrivick

BBC2

MISTER ELEVEN

Beth

Amanda Coe

Tiger Aspect

DAYDREAM BELIEVERS

Linda

 

Carlton (pilot)

MIDSOMER MURDERS

Bernice

Peter Smith

ITV

CONSUMING PASSION

Janet / Nurse Violetta Kiss

Dan Zeff

BBC 4

THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB LOOK

Various

David Kerr

Channel 4

HANCOCK AND JOAN

Marion

Richard Laxton

World Productions

LOVE SOUP

Penny

Sandy Johnson

BBC

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE

Amanda

David Blair

ITV

THE GREY MAN

Linda Dodds

Declan O'Dwyer

Leopardrama

GREENWING

series 2 and Christmas Special

Dominic Brigstocke

Channel 4

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 

Ursula

Brian Percival

BBC 2

MURDER IN SUBURBIA

Ellie

Robert Bierman

Granada for ITV

HELP

Paul Whitehouse/Chris Langhan

BBC

LOOK AROUND YOU

Pam Batchelor

Tim Kirkby

BBC

ANGELL'S HELL

Belinda

Metin Huseyin

Granada

NY-LON

Lucinda

Various

Ny-Lon Prods Ltd

SWISS TONI

series 2

Linda Byron

Tiger Aspect for ITV

BLACK BOOKS III

Tanya

Martin Dennis

Channel Four

EYES DOWN

Mandy Foster

Chris Gernon

BBC

THE OFFICE

Helena

Stephen Merchant

BBC

HOLBY CITY

Kim

Keith Boake

BBC

RESCUE ME

Paula

Julian Holmes

BBC

GASH

Various

Armando Ianucci

Channel Four

MR CHARITY

Various

Nick Wood

BBC

PEOPLE LIKE US

Pam

John Morton

BBC

PLAY UK: The Mitchell and Webb Situation

Various

David Kerr

BBC

BRUISER

Various Principles

Nick Jones

BBC2

THE ROBINSONS

Connie

Justin Spresney

BBC

GREEN WING

Series 1

Various

Channel Four

15 STOREYS HIGH

Cath

 

BBC Choice/3

SHRINK RAP

Eleanor

 

BBC

PEEP SHOW

series 2

Becky Martin

Channel 4

PEEP SHOW

Sophie

Tristram Shapeero

Channel Four

BAADER MEINHOF GANG SHOW

Receptionist

Toby Haynes

Ideal World  Productions

OTHER ANIMALS

Penny Dean

Chris Gernon

BBC

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Hay Fever

Myra Arundel

Howard Davies

Noel Coward Theatre

England People Very Nice

Nicolas Hytner

The National Theatre

THE THREESOME

Gordon Anderson

Lyric Hammersmith

NORMAN CONQUESTS

Annie

Debbie O'Malley

Gilded Balloon

THE MISER

Frosine/Elise

Robert Thorougood

National Tour

STAGS & HENS

Maureen

Andrew Normington

Bristol

LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

Kathleen

Robin Phillips

Lyric Shaftesbury Ave

WESTERN FRONT

Various Principals

Jessica Dromgoole

Paines Plough

Radio

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

Book at Bedtime: My Dear I Wanted to Tell You

Christine Hall

BBC Radio 4

Words and Music - Obsession

Tony Cheevers

BBC Radio 3

The Shooting Party

Isabel Colegate

Jessica Dromgoole

BBC Radio 4

Pauline Pepys

Pauline

Gareth Edwards

BBC Radio 4

HUT 33 Series 2

Minka

James Cary

BBC

BEFORE AN AUDIENCE

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

CONCRETE COWS

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

CREME DE LA CRIME

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

GILES WEMBLEY HOGG

David Tyler

Radio 4

LEAN ON ME

Various / Daughter

Bruce Hyman

Radio 4

MITCH BENNS CRIMES

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

RICHARD III

Prince/ Narrator

Shaun McLoughlin

Radio

THAT MITCHELL AND WEBB SOUND

Gareth Edwards

Radio 4

THE 99p CHALLENGE Series 4

David Tyler

Radio 4

THE HOUSE OF MILTON JONES

Henrietta

David Tyler

Radio 4

THE ROTTERS CLUB

 

Radio 4

THINK THE UNTHINKABLE

Various

Adam Bromley

Radio 4

TRAPPED

Alex Walsh Taylor

Radio 4

WELL THATS ONE WAY OF LOOKING AT IT

Jane

Liz Webb

Radio 4