Kacey Ainsworth in Leaves of Glass

Kacey Ainworth is a stage and screen actress best known for her portrayal of ‘Little Mo’ on the BBC soap EastEnders and ‘Cathy Keating’ in ITV’s Grantchester.

Kacey has worked in the entertainment industry since 1978. Originally starring in the West End cast of Annie. Reprising her role for a further 3 years. She then went on to study at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama gaining a BA (Bachelor of Arts for Drama).

After graduation Kacey worked at The National Theatre, The Royal Court Theatre, The Bush and for the RSC. She continued to successfully mix working in both Musical and Non Musical theatre roles. In 1998 Kacey appeared in Mike Leigh’s Gilbert and Sullivan movie “Topsy Turvy” which went on to win an Oscar for Make Up Design.

In 2000 Kacey was cast as Little Mo in the BBC’s top rated continuing drama EastEnders. A role which won her 5 acting nominations. She was awarded Most Popular Actress at The National Television Awards and collected the award for best continuing drama the the BAFTAS.

Her theatre credits incude LAVA (Soho Theatre & UK Tour); Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd (Liverpool Everyman); Holes (Nottingham Playhouse); Feed the Beast (Birmingham Rep/New Wolsey Theatre, Stephen Joseph Theatre); Miss November in Calendar Girls (National Theatre Tour); Anelle in Steel Magnolias (ATG); Carrie’s War (Apollo West End); Attempts on Her Life (Royal Court); Sleep With Me (Royal National Theatre); Serving It Up (Bush Theatre); and, Pale Horse (Royal Court Upstairs).

Voice work includes ‘Torchwood’ and ‘Dr Who’ (Big Finish).

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Leaves of Glass

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