Fidelis Morgan

Fidelis Morgan

Fidelis Morgan (born near Stonehenge, Wiltshire, 1952 - ) is a British actress and writer. Her stage plays include adaptations of famous novels, "Pamela" and Patrick Hamilton's "Hangover Square" (Lyric Hammersmith, 1990, and the Finborough Theatre, London, in 2008) were acclaimed on the London stage. On television, she collaborated with Lynda La Plante on Channel 4’s thriller "Killer Net".

Her non-fiction includes The Female Wits, the first study of female playwrights of the Restoration stage and biographies of charismatic female figures from the 17th and 18th centuries including Charlotte Charke). She edited the bestselling Virago anthology of Female Humour "Wicked".

Her novels include the Countess Ashby dela Zouche series of mysteries: "Unnatural Fire", "The Rival Queens", "The Ambitious Stepmother" and "Fortune's Slave".

Her short story "Down and Dirty" appears in Karin Slaughter's "Like A Charm".

As an actress, she has appeared on stage with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre, repertory in Liverpool, Birmingham, Nottingham and Leeds as well as spending many years as a regular company member of the Glasgow Citizens Theatre including the West End transfer of Noel Coward's "The Vortex".

On television, she has been seen in "As Time Goes By", "Jeeves and Wooster", "Dead Gorgeous", and "Mr Majeika".

She has also directed a number of theatre productions including at some of the UK's most prestigious drama schools.

External links

* [http://www.fidelismorgan.com Fidelis Morgan's Website]
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* [http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/archive/2008/hangoversquare.htm Details of the Finborough Theatre production of Hangover Square in 2008]


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