Jemma Redgrave is a British actress whose career spans four decades on stage, film and TV. She is known for portraying the title character in four season of Bramwell; playing Kate Stewart in BBC series Doctor Who; playing Amelia in ITV drama Grantchester; and, DI Jill Raymond in BBC procedural Silent Witness. Jemma played Evie Wilcox in the much-loved BAFTA-award-winning Merchant Ivory adaptation of Howards End.
Jemma will star in the world premiere production of Octopolis at Hampstead Theatre.
Jemma studied at LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). She is member of the Redgrave family, a British acting dynasty, spanning five generations. Jemma Redgrave was born on January 14, 1965 in London, England, UK. She was previously married to Timothy Owen.
Theatre work includes Mood Music (Old Vic); Donkey’s Years (Kingston Rose); Farewell to the Theatre (Hampstead Theatre); The Great Game (Washington/Broadway/Tricycle); An Ideal Husband and The Cherry Orchard (both Chichester Festival Theatre); Misconceptions (UK tour); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Albery); Major Barbara (Piccadilly); Chatsky (Almeida/UK tour); As You Like It (Greenwich); Our Town (Shaftesbury); Three Sisters (Queen’s); Cyrano de Bergerac (Greenwich); Seven Lears (The Wrestling School); Enemy of the People (Playhouse); The School For Scandal (Bristol Old Vic); Easter (Leicester Haymarket); Miss Julie (Pocket Theatre Company, UK tour) and What the Butler Saw and Lady Windermere’s Fan (both Lyric, Belfast).
Film work includes The Beekeeper; Love and Friendship; Lassie; I’ll Be There; Howards End and Dream Demon.
Television work includes Doctor Who (5 series); Silent Witness (3 series); Grantchester (4 series); Midsomer Murders;Holby City (4 series); Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain; Dracula; Frankie; Law & Order; Unforgiven; Miss Marple; Cold Blood (2 series); The Relief of Belsen; Mansfield Park; Riot at the Rite; Lewis; Tom Brown’s Schooldays;The Grid; The Inspector Lynley Mysteries; Amnesia; My Family; High Stakes; Judge John Deed; The Swap; Cry Wolf;Mosley; Bramwell (4 series) and The Buddha of Suburbia.