Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake

Maxine Peake trained at RADA.

She is an Associate Artist at the Royal Exchange.

At the National: The WelkinThe RelapseThe Cherry Orchard and Luther.

Other theatre includes: Happy DaysA Streetcar Named DesireHamlet (title role), Miss JulieThe Children’s Hour and Rutherford and Son at the Royal Exchange; The Nico Project (also Melbourne International Festival), The Skriker and The Masque of Anarchy for Manchester International Festival; How to Hold Your Breath and Mother Teresa is Dead at the Royal Court; and Avalanche for the Barbican and Sydney Theatre Company.

As a playwright, other theatre includes: Queens of the Coal AgeThe Last Testament of Lillian Bilocca and Beryl.

AnneThe BisexualBlack Mirror: Metal HeadThree GirlsThe VillageSilkCriminal JusticeSee No EvilRoom at the TopShameless and DinnerladiesFilm includes Fanny Lye DeliveredGwenPeterlooFunny CowThe FallingKeeping Rosy and The Theory of Everything.

- She received an award for Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre at the UK Theatre Awards 2018.

(Published January 2020)