Kate Layden


Theatre includes national touring with Compass Theatre, several rep seasons at the New Vic, Newcastle under Lyme and Theatre by the Lake, Keswick as well as productions at the Royal Exchange, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Contact Theatre, Greenwich Theatre,  Leicester Haymarket, York Theatre Royal, Harrogate Theatre, Oldham Coliseum and many more, playing some great roles, amongst them:  Nancy Shirley in Frozen, Judith Bliss in Hay Fever, Mrs Venable in Suddenly Last Summer, Maria in Twelfth Night not to mention Mrs Blunderbore in Jack and the Beanstalk.  Extensive experience in radio drama and light entertainment with the BBC Radio Drama Company.  Films include The Full Monty, Innocent Crimes (Best Supporting Actress Award Clearwater Film Festival) and most recently Polterheist.  Recent television includes The Viking Dead (Mysteries of the Oserberg) and The Barking Murders.