Redman, Amanda 1959–

views updated

Redman, Amanda 1959–


Born January 12, 1959, in Brighton, East Sussex, England; married Robert Glenister (an actor; divorced); children: Emily.

Addresses: Agent—Lip Service Casting Ltd., 4 Kingly St., Soho, London W1B 5PE England.

Career: Actress. Artists Theatre School, Ealing Studios, London, England, founder, principal, and acting teacher.

Awards, Honors: Television Award nomination, best actress, British Academy of Film and Television Arts, 2001, National Television Award nomination, most popular actress, 2003, both for At Home with the Braithwaites.


Film Appearances:

Josie, Richard's Things, New World, 1980.

Office receptionist, Give My Regards to Broad Street, 1984.

Stacey, For Queen and Country, 1989.

Title role, Beck, 1997.

Sarah, Next Birthday, 1998.

Petula, The Wedding Tackle, Rat Pack Films, 2000.

Deedee Dove, Sexy Beast, Fox Searchlight, 2000.

Karine Bassett, Mike Bassett: England Manager, Entertainment Film Distributors Ltd., 2001.

Television Appearances; Series:

Sylvia, Streets Apart, BBC, 1988.

Rosie Bromley, El C.I.D., ITV, 1990.

Roberta "Bobby" Montgomery, Spender, BBC, 1991.

Janet Deasey, Demob, 1993.

Dr. Joanna Stevens, Dangerfield, BBC, 1995.

Narrator, Horizon, BBC, 1994.

Alison Braithwaite, At Home with the Braithwaites, ITV, 2000.

Debbie Bryan, Hope & Glory (also known as Hope and Glory), BBC, 2000.

Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, New Tricks, BBC, 2004–2006.

Karine Bassett, Mike Bassett: Manager, ITV, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Oxbridge Blues, BBC, 1984.

Viv Meadows, To Have and to Hold, LWT, 1986.

Sally, The Men's Room, 1991.

Lynn Gibson, Body and Soul, PBS, 1994.

Prudence Hammond, Close Relations, BBC, 1998.

Diana Dors, The Blonde Bombshell, ITV, 1998.

Alison Braithwaite, At Home with the Braithwaites, 2000.

Carol Finnegan, Suspicion, ITV, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Marina, Pericles, Prince of Tyre (also known as BBC Television Shakespeare: "Pericles: Prince of Tyre" and The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: "Pericles, Prince of Tyre"), BBC, 1984.

Gwendolen, The Importance of Being Earnest, BBC, 1986.

Kate, The Lorelai, BBC, 1990.

Helen Missal, From Doon with Death (also known as Ruth Rendell Mysteries: "From Doon with Death"), 1991.

Susan Townsend, The Secret House of Death (also known as The Ruth Rendell Mysteries: "The Secret House of Death"), ITV, 1996.

Detective Pryce, The Sight, FX Channel, 2000.

Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, New Tricks, BBC, 2003.

Cruella de Vil, The Children's Party at the Palace, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

An Audience with the Bee Gees, ITV, 1968.

Julia, The Rivals, Arts and Entertainment, 1989.

Regan, King Lear, PBS and BBC2, 1997.

Presenter, The Mirror's Pride of Britain Awards 2003, ITV, 203.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Member, "Clubs," Turning Year Tales, BBC, 1979.

Anna, "I'll Be Seeing You," Tales of the Unexpected (also known as Roald Dahl's "Tales of the Unexpected'), ITV1 and syndicated, 1980.

Pat, "The Party," Tales of the Unexpected (also known as Roald Dahl's "Tales of the Unexpected"), ITV1 and syndicated, 1980.

Duchess of Ostravia, "Jane in Search of a Job," The Agatha Christie Hour, Arts and Entertainment, 1985.

Pauline Taylor, "Fires in the Fall," Bergerac, BBC1, 1986.

Olivia Purcell, "The Ties That Bind," Casualty, BBC1, 1993.

Julie Carson, "Black Orchid," Taggart, 1995.

Celebrity Ready, Steady, Cook, 2002.

"Celebrity Easter Special: Part 2," Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, 2004.

This Morning (also known as This Morning with Richard and Judy), ITV, 2004.

(Uncredited) Herself, Hell's Kitchen, ITV, 2004.

"Amanda Redman," BBC, 2004.

Richard & Judy, Channel 4, 2004, 2005.

The Paul O'Grady Show (also known as The New Paul O'Grady Show), ITV, 2005.

Breakfast, BBC, 2005.

Jeremy Vine Meets…, BBC, 2005.

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, BBC, 2006.

Also appeared in Turning Points, BBC.

Radio Appearances:

Penelope, The Odyssey, BBC Radio 3, 2004.