Lolly Susi (Estate)


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Film, TV & Theatre

Film, TV & Theatre

Lolly's first play "GONE TO L.A." was produced at the Hampstead Theatre and directed by Rupert Goold.   Oberon published "The Central Book - 100-year History of the Central School of Speech and Drama" is published by Oberon (21st June, 2010).

Lolly directed productions at the Sheffield Crucible, Newcastle Playhouse, Royal National Theatre Studio, Edinburgh Festival, Women's Ensemble (NY) and ManoaValley Theatre (Hawaii).    Credits include "WALKING ON WATER" starring Susannah York, at the White Bear and "POSTER OF THE COSMOS", co-directed with Tim Luscombe, at Offstage Downstairs.   She also directed numerous plays and musicals at the Central School of Speech and Drama, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Mountview Academy Musical Theatre Department and the Royal Academy of Music.   Lolly's book on the History of Central, the world-famous drama school was followed by AN UNTIDY CAREER, Conversations with George Hall and also published by Oberon. 

As an actress, Lolly made many appearances on television, stage and film, including Zeffirelli's "ABSOLUTELY, (PERHAPS!)" (Wyndhams), "PROOF" and "THE JACKET".  She also taught and directed at Mountview and the Royal Academy of Music.          Lolly died on 13th February, 2015.                                      




Watford Palace / Salisbury Playhouse