Tamsin Greig stars in Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures.

Olivier Award winning actress Tamsin Greig will play the role of Empty in Michael Boyd’s production which receives its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre.

Tamsin received critical acclaim and an Olivier nomination for her performance as Pepe in the musical of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Hilary in Jumpy which transferred from The Royal Court Theatre to The Duke of York’s.

Other theatre credits include Longing by William Boyd (Hampstead Theatre), The Little Dog Laughed for which she received an Olivier nomination, David Hare’s Gethsemane for The National Theatre, God of Carnage, opposite Ralph Fiennes at The Gielgud.

She won both an Olivier and The Critics Choice for Best Shakespearean Performance for Beatrice in the RSC’s production of Much Ado about Nothing and also played Constance in King John.

Greig received both the Royal Television Society’s Award for Green Wing and BAFTA nominations for Episodes, Green Wing and Black Books. Other notable televisions performances include, Miss Bates in Emma, Edith Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank, Beth in White Heat, the ground breaking People Like Us, Happiness, Love Soup and most recently Guilty, a 3 part series for ITV, and Friday Night Dinner.

The film of Tamara Drewe directed by Stephen Frears, was an out of competition hit at Cannes, and gained Tamsin a British Independent Film nomination for her performance as Beth. And she recently had a cameo in The Second Best Marigold Hotel directed by John Madden and played opposite Kelsey Grammar in Breaking the Bank directed Vadim Jean.

The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures will run from 15 October to 26 November at Hampstead Theatre.

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