- 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 Londonstage. On television, she collaborated with Lynda La Planteon Channel 4’s thriller "Killer Net".
non-fictionincludes The Female Wits, the first study of female playwrights of the Restorationstage 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, Nottinghamand Leedsas well as spending many years as a regular company member of the Glasgow Citizens Theatreincluding the West End transfer of Noel Coward's " The Vortex".
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.
* [http://www.fidelismorgan.com Fidelis Morgan's Website]
* [http://www.finboroughtheatre.co.uk/archive/2008/hangoversquare.htm Details of the Finborough Theatre production of Hangover Square in 2008]
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