Cathy Tyson - Birmingham Rep

Cathy Tyson

Cathy won the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Mona Lisa. She was also nominated for the BAFTA Best Actress in a Leading Role and Golden Globes Best Supporting Actress for the same role. 

Theatre credits include: The Listening Room (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Talking Heads (Bolton Octagon) and Winter Hill (Bolton Octagon); The Importance Of Being Earnest (Curve Leicester); Red Snapper (Belgrade Theatre); She Called Me Mother (Pitch Lake Productions/Tara Arts); Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie (Tabard Theatre, European Premiere); Golden Girls (Royal Shakespeare Company); The Vagina Monologues (Mark Goucher Productions); 1800 Acres (Riverside Studios); Trumpet (Contact Theatre/Drill Hall); Anthony And Cleopatra (English Shakespeare Company); Snakes And Ladders (Plenty Productions/Rolemop Productions);The Taming Of The Shrew (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); The Merchant Of Venice and The String Quartet's Guide To Sex And Anxiety (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); Pygmalion and Educating Rita (Theatr Clywd); Bright Phoenix and The May Queen (Liverpool Everyman); Burned To Nothing (Tiata Fahodzi); Stand (Battersea Arts Centre/Oxford Playhouse, Goode & Co) and Mum's The Word (Albery Theatre, West End).

Television credits include: Coming Up: Hooked (Touchpaper Television); Band Of Gold, Scully, Always & Everyone and Night & Day (Granada Television); Emmerdale (Yorkshire TV); Grange Hill (Mersey TV); M.I.T. (Thames Television); Casualty, Doctors, Bonkers, A Thing Called Love, The Liverpool Nativity, Perfect and Rules Of Engagement (BBC).

Film credits include: Together (Marmont Films); The Fight (Unstoppable Entertainment); Two Graves and The Marker (Achilles Entertainment); Chick Lit (Coach House Films Ltd); Mona Lisa (Handmade Films); Priest (BBC Films); The Lost Language of Cranes; The Old Man Who Read Love Stories (Fildebroc/France 2.Cinema); Ollie Kepler's Expanding World (Fruitcake Films/ Outpost sound Ltd) and Business As Usual.