Sophie Ward

Sophie is an actor and writer who has worked in film, television and stage since her feature film debut in Paramount Pictures’ Young Sherlock Holmes.

She can currently be seen in the BBC‘s A Very British Scandal playing the role of ’Janet Kidd’ opposite Claire Foy and Paul Bettany.

Sophie has recently begun filming on BBC/HBO Max’s Troubled Blood; an adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s hugely popular novel of the same name.

Last year, Sophie filmed This Sceptred Isle, playing the role of Rachel Johnson, opposite Kenneth Branagh’s Boris Johnson with Michael Winterbottom directing. Following that; Sophie filmed a guest role on the highly popular comedic murder-mystery series Agatha Raisin.

She trained at the Anna Scher Theatre in London, and is based between here and LA. She has a Green Card and is eligible for SAG/AFTRA work.

Theatre: includes The Exorcist (Bill Kenwright LTD); Dark Sublime (Trafalgar Studios); Paradise Circus (Playground Theatre); Mount Vernon (King’s Head Theatre/Hudson LA/Vindicate Company); BUT IT STILL GOES ON (Finborough Theatre); A Judgement In Stone (Bill Kenwright LTD); Brave New World (Royal & Derngate); Flowers Of The Forest (Jermyn Street Theatre); Go Back For Murder (Bill Kenwright LTD); The Grass Is Greener (Bill Kenwright LTD); Private Lives (Carpe); One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (Nimax Tour); An Ideal Husband (Clwyd Theatre); NothinG (59E59 New York); Electricity (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Venice Preserved; The Robbers; Hamlet; Don Carlos; Private Lives; The Milk Train & Flare Path (Glasgow Citizens Theatre); Semi-Monde (Lyric Theatre); LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (UK Tour) & The Turn Of The Screw (Belgrade Theatre).

Television includes: Picture Perfect Royal Christmas (Free Dolphin Productions); The Moonstone (BBC/King Bert Productions); Doctors (BBC); Secret State (Company Pictures); Casualty (BBC); Hustle (AMC); Land Girls Series 1-3 (BBC); Law & Order: UK (BBC America/Kudos); Holby City (BBC); New Tricks (BBC); Lewis (Granada Media); Heartbeat (Granada Television); Dinotopia (ABC Productions); The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (BBC); Peak Practice (Central Independent Television); Welcome To Orty-Fou (Carlton Television); Rhona (BBC); Crusade (Babylon Productions/TNT); The Nanny (CBS); A Village Affair (Carlton Television); Chiller (Yorkshire Television); Macgyver: Lost Treasure Of Atlantis (Gekko Film Corp/ABC); A Dark Adapted Eye (BBC); Class Of ’61 (Amblin Entertainment); Screenplay (BBC) & Strauss Dynasty (ECA Partiners/Beta Film).

Film includes: Swiperight; Jane Eyre; Book Of Blood; Out Of Bounds; Nobody Knows Anything; Crime & Punishment; Bela Donna; Taking Liberty; Wuthering Heights; Waxwork Ii: Lost In Time; A Demon In My View; The Monk; Una Vita Scellerata; Young Toscanini; A Summer Story; Little Dorrit; Aria; Return To Oz; The Hunger; The Lords Of Discipline; The Haunting Of Julia & The Copter Kids.

For the past 4 years, Sophie has hosted the European Diversity Awards and works closely alongside Stonewall.

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