Susan Engel

Last updated 09 January 2020

Susan Engel
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Susan Engel

Born: Monday 25th March 1935 (age: 89)


Susan Engel (born in Vienna, Austria) is a British actress.

She played Vivien Fay in the 1978 story The Stones of Blood.

Engel's work in theatre includes: Angels in America (1992), Richard IIIKing Lear (1990), The Good Person of SezuanWatch on the Rhine (1980), Spring AwakeningThe Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other and Her Naked Skin (2008) at the National Theatre, London;Women Beware Women (2006), Luminosity (2001), Bad WeatherThe DybbukKing John (1988), Cousin Vladimir (1978), The TempestThe Comedy of Errors (1962), Julius Caesar (1963), Henry VI, Part 2 and The Wars of The Roses (1963) for the RSC;Spinning Into ButterThe Happy HavenHotel In Amsterdam (1968) and Macbeth at the Royal Court, London, Hecuba (2004) at theDonmar Warehouse, London; After The GodsAscent of Mt Fuji and Shortlist at the Hampstead Theatre, London; The Sea at theChichester Festival Theatre, Chichester; Prayers of Serkin at the Old Vic, London, A Passage to India (2003) for Shared Experience;Himself at the Nuffield TheatreSouthamptonBrand (2003), An Inspector CallsThe Clandestine Marriage (for which she won theClarence Derwent Award for Best Supporting Actress), Footfalls (1994), The Cherry OrchardA Kind of Alaska (1985), HamletThe Last of the Red Hot Lovers and Three Sisters in the West End, London.

She remains best known for her work in television, including the series The Lotus EatersIn 2003, she appeared in the popular detective series Midsomer Murders. Other TV credits include: afterlifeThe Black DeathQuiet as a NunDalziel and PascoeTrial and Retribution VThursday the 12thThe ViceKavanagh QCUnderworld and Inspector Morse andCrown Court. And, quite immensely popular at the time: The Cedar Tree

In 2004, she guest-starred in the audio drama Gallifrey: A Blind Eye, produced by Big Finish Productions. Other radio includes: Looking for Angels: Left at the AngelThe January WeddingThe Making of the English LandscapeThe Great PursuitThe Bruno Bettelheim ProjectThe Raj QuartetMiss Esther's GuestAre You Sure?Peeling Figs for JuliusLa Grande ThereseAnne of Green Gables and Black Narcissus.

Film credits include: The Magic SeedThe Leading ManDamageAscendancyButley and King Lear

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