Miriam Margolyes OBE

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Acting

Associate Agent: Gabriella Capisani
Agent: Lindy King
Associate Agent: John Hyslop
Assistant: Joel Keating

Acting

In 2017 Miriam played a leading role in the comedy series BUCKET for the BBC. She can most recently be seen in the BBC documentary series THE REAL MARIGOLD HOTEL, and has just wrapped on the feature film THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS opposite Dan Stevens, Jonathan Pryce and Christopher Plummer. 

Winner The Talkies Performer Of The Year 1997

Winner BAFTA Best Supporting Actress for THE AGE OF INNOCENCE 1993

Winner Sony Radio Awards Best Actress On Radio 1993

Nominated Olivier Award for Best Entertainment for DICKENS` WOMEN 1991

Winner Best Supporting Actress for LITTLE DORRIT from LA Critics Circle 1989 (shared with Genevieve Bujold)

THE FIRST SNOW OF WINTER - Prix Jeunesse: Best Children's Programme (0-6 fiction) 2000

The Royal Television Society: Best Children's Entertainment 1999

BAFTA: Best Animation for Children 1999

The Prix Danube: Best Independent Production 1999

Chicago International Children's Film Festival: 2nd Prize, Children's Jury for Best Animation 1999

Kinderfilmfest, Tokyo:Grand Prize, Best Short Film 1999

Washington DC International Film Festival:Best Film Audience Award Jury Award 1999

 

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

THE MAN WHO INVENTED CHRISTMAS

Mrs Fisk

Bharat Nalluri

Bleeker Street media

HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE

Mrs Kowalski

Bob Weide

Alienate Ltd

MY MOTHER'S CURSE

Anita

Anne Fletcher

Paramount

THE WEDDING VIDEO

Patricia

Nigel Cole

Free Range Films

THE DUKES

Aunt Vee

Robert Davi

Independent

LADIES IN LAVENDER

Dorcas

Charles Dance

Scala Productions

HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS

Professor Pomona Sprout

Chris Columbus

Heyday Films

BEING JULIA

Dolly de Vries

Istvan Szabo

Serendipity Films

MODIGLIANI

Gertrude Stein

Mick Davis

Lucky 7 Productions

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS

Peg Sellers

Stephen Hopkins

HBO

THE FIRST SNOW OF WINTER

Sean

Graham Ralph

Hibbert Ralph Production for Link Entetainment

CATS & DOGS

Sophie the Castle Maid

Lawrence Guterman

Warner Bros.

DREAMING OF JOSEPHE LEES

Signora Caldoni

Eric Styles

Fox Searchlight

DIFFERENT FOR GIRLS

Pamela

Richard Spence

X Features

COLD COMFORT FARM

Mrs Beetle

John Schleslinger

BBC

ALONE

Caseworker

Philip James Claydon

CF1, Evolution Films

END OF DAYS

Mabel

Peter Hyams

Universal 

SUNSHINE

Rose

Istvan Szabo

Channel 4

ROMEO AND JULIET

Nurse

Baz Luhrmann

Fox

CROSSING THE BORDER

Pamela

Richard Spence

X Pictures

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

Aunt Sponge

Henry Sellick

Fox

BABE

Voice of Fly

Chris Noonan

Universal

IMMORTAL BELOVED

Nanette

Bernard Rose

Icon Enterainment

THE WHITE HORSE

Robin Crichton

 

ED AND HIS DEAD MOTHER

Mom

Jonathan Wacks

ITC

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE

Mrs Mingott

Martin Scorsese

Columbia

AS YOU LIKE IT

Audrey

Christine Edzard

Sands Films

THE BUTCHER'S WIFE

Gina

Terry Murphy

Paramount

DEAD AGAIN

Lady

Kenneth Branagh

Paramount

THE FOOL

Lady Isabel

Christine Edzard

Sands Films

PACIFIC HEIGHTS

Rochelle Spira

John Schlesinger

Morgan Creek Productions

I LOVE YOU TO DEATH

Mrs Soca

Lawrence Kasden

TriStar Pictures

WIESENTHAL - THE MURDERERS AMONG US

Mrs Rajman

Brian Gibson

Citadel Entertainment

LITTLE DORRIT

Flora

Christine Edzard

Sands

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

Miss Mack

Frank Oz

The Geffen Company

THE GOOD FATHER

Janey Powell

Mike Newell

Channel Four Films

HANDEL - HONOUR, PROFIT AND PLEASURE

Elephant and Castle

Anna Ambrose

 

ELECTRIC DREAMS

Ticket Girl

Steve Barron

Virgin

YENTL

Sarah

Barbara Streisand

United Artists

SCRUBBERS

Officer Jones

Mai Zetterling

Handmade Films

COMING OUT OF THE ICE

Waris Hussein

 

REDS

Political Activist

Warren Beatty

Paramount

THE APPLE

Landlady

Menachem Golan

 

THE AWAKENING

Dr Kadira

Mike Newell

 Orion Pictures Corporation

STAND UP VIRGIN SOLDIERS

Mike Hodges

 Warner Bros.

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

BUCKET

Mim

BBC Four

PLEBS

Iona

Sam Leifer

ITV2

THE REAL MARIGOLD HOTEL

N/A

BBC

DOC MARTIN

Shirley

Ben Bolt

Buffalo Pictures

MERRY WIDOWS

Renee

Ed Bye

BBC

Merlin

Grunhilda

David Moore

Shine / BBC1

THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES

Leef Blathereen

Russell T Davies/ Rupert Laight

BBC

A KICK UP THE 80s

Various

 

TVA

A ROUGH STATE: THE MEXICAN REBELS

Hoffman

Ben Lewin

Channel 4

ALTERNATIVE SOCIETY

Rosemary

 

BBC

BLACKADDER

Infanta of Spain

 

BBC

BLACKADDER II

Lady White Adder

 

BBC

BLACKADDER III

Queen Victoria

 

BBC

BODY CONTACT

Tony Zulu's Mother

Bernard Rose

BBC

CITY LIGHTS

Dr Kennedy

 

BBC

COMING OF AGE II

BBC3

DOSS

Mrs Flagg

 

BBC Scotland

FALL OF EAGLES

Anna Vyrubova

 

BBC

FALL OF THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR

Queen Victoria

Jack Emery

Channel 4

FRANNIE'S TURN

Frannie

 

CBS

FREUD

The Baroness

Moira Armstrong

BBC

GIRLS OF SLENDER MEANS

Jane Wright

Moira Armstrong

BBC

GLITTERING PRIZES

Olive Wise

Waris Hussein

BBC

HANDS ACROSS THE SEA

Mrs Wadhurst

Paul Annett

BBC

INCONCEIVABLE

Malva

Jamie Babbit

ABC

JUST WILLIAM

Mrs Politter

David Giles

BBC

KINGDOM

Henny Leach

Ed Hall

BBC

KIZZY

Mrs Doe

David Tilley

BBC

LIFE AND LOVES OF A SHE DEVIL

Nurse Hopkins

Phillip Saville

BBC

MISS MARPLE  

Mrs. Price- Ridley

Andy Wilson

ITV

MR MAJEIKA

Wilhemina Warlock

Michael Kerrigan

TVS

OLD FLAMES

Nelly Quass

Christopher Morahan

BBC

OLIVER TWIST

Mrs Bumble

 

BBC

ORPHEUS DECENDING

Vee Talbot

Sir Peter Hall

Turner Cable TV

PHOENIX AND THE CARPET

The Cook

Michael Kerrigan

BBC

POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL

Elsa Maxwell

Charles Jarrott

NBC

SCOTCH AND WRY

Gordon Menzies

BBC

STANLEY BAXTER CHRISTMAS SHOW

 

LWT

STRANGE BUT TRUE: FLIGHT OF FANCY

Alice

 

TVS

TAKE A LETTER MR JONES

Maria

 

BBC

TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED: FAT CHANCE

Wife

John Gorrie

Anglia

THE COMIC STRIP - SECRET INGREDIENT

Mrs Silverstein

 

Comic Strip Productions

THE FINDING

Poll

Carol Wiseman

Thames

THE FIRST SCHLEMIEL

Reader

 

Channel 4

THE HISTORY MAN

Melissa Todoroff

Robert Knights

BBC

THE LITTLE PRINCESS

Miss Amelia

Carol Wiseman

LWT

THE LOST TRIBE

Queenie

Tom Cotter 

BBC

THE LOST TRIBE

Queenie

Tom Cotter

BBC

THE WIDOWING OF MRS HOLROYD

 

BBC

THE YOUNG ONES

Mother

 

BBC

TUSCANY TO GO 

(Presenter

 

BBC UK Style

WALLIS AND EDWARD

Mrs. Parker

David Moore

Company Pictures

WAYS AND MEANS

Nanny

Paul Annett

BBC

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG

Grace

Phillip Breen

84 CHARING CROSS RD

Helen Hanff

Sonia Fraser

Colchester

BLITHE SPIRIT 

Madame Arcati

Roger Hodgman

Melbourne Theatre Company

CANTERBURY TALES

Wife of Bath

David Phethean

Bristol Old Vic

CLOUD NINE

Max Stafford-Clark

Joint Stock/ Royal Court

DICKENS'  WOMEN

One Woman Show

Sonia Fraser

Duke of Yorks and Hampstead Theatre

ENDGAME

Nell

Simon McBurney

Complicite / The Duchess Theatre

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

Matchmaker

 

Number One Tour

FLAMING BODIES

Psychiatrist

Snoo Wilson

ICA

GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION

Gertrude Stein

Sonia Fraser

Tron/ Bush/ USA/ Australia

IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Miss Prism

Sir Peter hall

Theatre Royal Bath - Touring America

KENNEDY'S CHILDREN

Clive Donner

Arts Theatre

MAN EQUALS MAN

Widow Begbick

Stephen Unwin

Almeida Theatre

ORPHEUS DESCENDING

Vee Talbot

Sir Peter Hall

Haymarket Theatre -1989

ROMEO AND JULIET

Sir Peter Hall

Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER

Mrs Hardcastle

Sir Peter Hall

West End

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Sonia Fraser

Theatre Royal York

THE KILLING OF SISTER GEORGE

June Buckridge

Mark Rayment

West End

THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES

various

Irina Brown

Arts Theate

THE WAY OF THE WORLD

Lady Wishfort

Gale Edwards

Sydney Theatre Company

THE WHITE DEVIL

Michael Lindsay-Hogg

Old Vic Theatre - 1976

THREEPENNY OPERA

Whore

Tony Richardson

Piccadilly Theatre

WICKED 

Madame Morrible

 Joe Montello

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London

Radio

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

GLOOMSBURY SERIES 2

Vera

BBC Radio

GLOOMSBURY SERIES 1

Vera

BBC Radio

PRIVATE PASSIONS

BBC Radio 3

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

(Dramatic Reading)

Monise Durrani

BBC Radio 4

THINKING OF LEAVING YOUR HUSBAND?

Mother & Various

BBC Radio 4

A FINE DEFENCE OF ENID BLYTON

BBC

VON RIBBENTROP'S WATCH

BBC

WORDS AND MUSIC

Reader

BBC Radio 3