Dame Vanessa Redgrave returns to the West End stage in My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum.
Vanessa Redgrave is one of Britain’s most accomplished and best-loved actresses. She is starring in Bartlett Sher’s Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of My Fair Lady at the London Coliseum from 7 May 2022, alongside Amara Okereke as Eliza Doolittle, Harry Haddon-Paton and Sharif Afifi.
Vanessa Redgrave’s many stage credits include Tony and Olivier Award winning play The Inheritance at the Young Vic and Noel Coward Theatre; Richard III at the Almeida Theatre alongside Ralph Fiennes; The Aspern Papers (Olivier Award for Best Actress), Lady Windermere’s Fan, Daniel Deronda, The Threepenny Opera, Design for Living and The Lady from the Sea in the West End; The Year of Magical Thinking (also on Broadway), The Cherry Orchard and Not About Nightingales at The National Theatre; Driving Miss Daisy, Long Day’s Journey into Night (Tony Award for Best Actress) and Vita and Virginia on Broadway; The Tempest, As You Like It and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the RSC; and Much Ado About Nothing at the Old Vic.
Vanessa is a six-time Oscar nominee, and won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Julia. Her other film appearances include Coriolanus opposite Ralph Fiennes, Evening, Venus, Howard’s End, Mrs Dalloway, Atonement, The Whistleblower, A Man for All Seasons and Camelot.
Her TV appearances include Nip/Tuck, The Day of the Tiffid and Call the Midwife.
During her career Vanessa has also won the Emmy, BAFTA, Cannes, Golden Globe, and the Screen Actors Guild awards, received the 2010 BAFTA Fellowship, is a 2003 American Theatre Hall of Fame inductee and was made CBE in 1967.
Photo: Fabrizio Maltese