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Leda Hodgson

 

Height: 5’8”                     Eyes: Blue        Hair: Light Brown
Training: LAMDA
 

The following is a record of some of my work, presenting a variety of parts played in theatre over the last 25 years. It's roughly in chronological order and interspersed with a few photographic references. For all acting enquires please contact:
 

Hilary Gagan Associates
Tel 020 7404 8793
email: hilary@hgassoc.freeserve.co.uk

For all voice enquires:

Voice Squad
Tel 020 8450 4451
email:
voices@voicesquad.com

 
Theatre Maketa & Bitesize Theatre

Purvis - Rachel
 

                Directed by
             Michael Elliot

 


Purvis by Nick Warburton
Trinity Theatre, 2008
Leda - Rachael, Michael Elliot - Purvis

 
Theatre Maketa & Double Honours


On Your Honour - Liz
 

                Directed by
         Colin Wakefield

On Your Honour by Colin Wakefield & Roger Leach
Jermyn Street Theatre, London 2007

Theatre Maketa & Copake Theatre


Bed Among the Lentils - Susan
Talking, Talking Heads - Sophie Turner

                Directed by
                   Nick Kidd



Bed Among the Lentils by Alan Bennett
Talking, Talking Heads by Nick Kidd.
Copake Theatre, New York 2007
Theatre Maketa

Talking, Talking Heads - Sophie Turner

Directed by
Nick Kidd


Talking, Talking Heads by Nick Kidd.
Edinburgh Festival 2004
Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks Playhouse & Waterloo Place 2005
     
Theatre Maketa

Audience With Murder - Sue/Vivienne

Directed by
Hank Turnbull


Audience with Murder by Colin Wakefield & Roger Leach. Edinburgh 2004


Audience with Murder by Colin Wakefield & Roger Leach. Edinburgh 2004
Aimιe Thackray - Kelly, Leda  - Sue


Audience with Murder by Colin Wakefield & Roger Leach. Edinburgh 2004
Leda - Vivienne

Birmingham Rep

The Norman Conquests - Sarah

Directed by
Jonathan Church

     
Theatre Maketa  

April in Paris - Bet   

Directed by
Iain Rogerson



April in Paris by John Godber. Bahrain 2003
Martin Barrass
– Al, Leda – Bet

Bridewell 

Bed Among the Lentils - Susan 

Directed by
Eric Dupin

     
Bark Dance Co

Now Blind Yourself

Directed by
Jan De Schynkel

   
Royal Court Sugar - Mother Directed by
Dawn Walton

Sugar by Tamara von Werthern. Royal Court 2001
Oliver Dimsdale - Lover, Leda - Mother,
Royal Court Backpay - Sonja Directed by
Mary Peate
 
Royal Court Tattoo - Juliane Wright Directed by
Mary Peate
 
Northcott Exeter

Blithe Spirit - Mrs Bradman

Directed by
Robin Herford


Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. Northcott Exeter 1999
Michael Thomas - Charles Condomine, James Walker - Dr Bradman, Leda
– Mrs Bradman
Royal Court Storming - Various Directed by
Indhu Rubasingham
& Julie Anne Robinson
 
Royal Court The Terrible Voice of Satan - Various Directed by
James MacDonald
 
Palace Watford

Happy Families - Edna

Directed by
Fiona Laird

 
Salisbury Playhouse

The Norman Conquests - Sarah

Directed by
Jonathan Church


The Norman Conquests (Table Manners) by Alan Ayckbourn.  Salisbury Playhouse 1996

Mark Jax – Norman, Leda – Sarah
Harrogate

The Odd Couple - Vera

Directed by
Andrew Manley

 
Harrogate Blithe Spirit - Madam Arcarti Directed by
Andrew Manley
 
Theatre Maketa  No Fond Return of Love - Dulcie

Directed by
Patricia Doyle


No Fond Return of Love by Barbara Pym. Man in the Moon 1994
Harriet Keevil
– Viola, Leda – Dulcie,

Harrogate Anyone For Denis? - R. Ad Braithwaite Directed by
Andrew Manley
 
Harrogate The Hostage - Meg Directed by
Andrew Manley


The Hostage by Brendan Behan.  Harrogate Theatre 1992
L to R: Katy Secombe – Collette, Peter Forbes – Mr Mulleady, Adrian Irvine – Rio Rita, Leda – Meg.

Derby Tons of Money - Benita Mullet

Directed by
Peter Fieldson

 
Chester Aladdin - Empress Directed by
Peter Fieldson
 
Worcester Man of The Moment - Trudy Parkes Directed by
Peter Fieldson


Man of the Moment by Alan Ayckbourn.  Swan Theatre Worcester 1991

L to R: Michael Shaw – Kenny Collins, Leda – Trudy Parkes, Richard Walker – Vic Parkes

Library Manchester

Wildest Dreams - Hazel

Directed by
Chris Honer

 
Library Manchester

Brother Eichmann - Mrs Hull

Directed by
Chris Honer
 
Forum Wythenshawe

Joking Apart - Olive

Directed by
Chris Honer

Joking Apart by Alan Ayckbourn.  Library Theatre Company, Wythenshawe Forum 1990

L to R: Clare Beck – Louise, Amanda Parfitt – Anthea, Leda – Olive
Coliseum Oldham Once a Catholic - Mother Peter Directd by
Warren Hooper
 
Everyman Cheltenham Jane Eyre - Mrs Fairfax

Directed by
Martin Houghton

 
Birmingham A Small Family Business - Harriet Directed by
Helena Kaut Howson
 
Harrogate

Woman in Mind - Susan

Directed by
Andrew Manley


Woman in Mind by Alan Ayckbourn.  Harrogate Theatre 1988

L to R: Chris Luscombe – Bill, Leda – Susan, Derrick Gilbert – Gerald

Harrogate The Normal Heart - Emma Brookner Directed by
Andrew Manley
 
Harrogate The Rivals - Lucy Directed by
Andrew Manley
 
Harrogate Adrian Mole - Mrs Lucas/Doreen Directed by
Peter Fieldson


The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend.  Harrogate Theatre 1987

Anthony Howes – Adrian Mole, Leda – Doreen Slater

Worcester

Fanny Kemble - Fanny Kemble

Directed by
Pat Trueman
 
Harrogate Nora - Mrs Linde Directed by
Andrew Manley
 
Harrogate An Ideal Husband - Lady Markby Directed by
Andrew Manley


An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde. Harrogate Theatre 1987

Liz Bagley – Lady Chiltern, Leda – Lady Markby

London Shakespeare Group

Romeo and Juliet - Lady Capulet

Directed by
Delena Kidd
 
Hull Truck Cut and Dried - Various Directed by
Danny Hiller
 
Hull Truck Shakers - Carol Directed by
Chris Walker
 
Cheek by Jowl A Midsummer Night's Dream - Flute Directed by
Declan Donnellan


A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare.  Cheek by Jowl (Donmar Warehouse) 1986

L to R: Steph Bramwell - Quince, Leda – Flute, Colin Wakefield – Bottom

Cheek by Jowl The Man of Mode - Bellinda/Busy Directed by
Declan Donnellan
 
Cheek by Jowl Gotcha - Lynne Directed by
Declan Donnellan


Gotcha by Barrie Keeffe. Cheek by Jowl (Almeida) 1982
L to R: Leda – Lynne, Gareth Kirkland – Kid, Peter Kinsey – Head

Cheek by Jowl Rack Abbey - Various Directed by
Declan Donnellan


Rack Abbey by Declan Donnellan and Colin Sell.  Cheek by Jowl 1982

L to R: Leda – Smiley, Peter Kinsey – Pinkerton-Forbes, Michael Rigg – Mr Kent

Unicorn Theatre Fox and His Drum Directed by
Nick Barter
 
Unicorn Theatre

Wolf Children

Directed by
Nick Barter
 
Unicorn Theatre

Tintin

Directed by
Tony Wredden


Tintin and the Black Island adapted by Geoffrey Case from Hergι. Unicorn Theatre Company 1980
L To R: Leda  – Olga, Richard Drabble – Tintin, Haluk Bilginer – Dr Muller, Hugh Hayes – Ivan, Carl Heap – Ranko

Northcott Exeter The Beggars Opera - Suki Tawdry Directed by
Richard Digby Day
 
Northcott Exeter A Little Night Music - Malla            Directed by
Richard Digby Day
 
Northcott Exeter Half Way up the Stairs - Nanny Directed by
Crispin Thomas
 
Northcott Exeter Arsenic and Old Lace - Elaine Harper Directed by
Tim Bond
 
Northcott Exeter Jumpers - Secretary Directed by
Crispin Thomas


Jumpers by Tom Stoppard.  Exeter Northcott 1979
Leda – Secretary

Open Air Theatre Regent’s Park Midsummer Nights Dream - Fairy Directed by
David Conville
 
Bill Kenwright House Guest - Vivien Norwood

Directed by
Salvin Stewart

 
Aifacs Theatre
New Delhi
A Passage to India - Adela Quested Directed by
Dilip Sirkar


A Passage to India adapted by Santha Rama Rau from E.M. Forster.  Aifacs Theatre New Delhi 1974.
L to R: Cathy Maxwell – Mrs Burton, Nuala Kirby – Mrs Turton, Leda – Adela Quested, Simon Vickers – Ronny Heaslop

FILM & TELEVISION    
Company Production Role Director
Talkback Family Affairs Bridget Stephen Moore
BBC Inspector Lynley Mrs Margolyes Richard Laxton
Tiger Aspect Perfect World Jean Powell Nick Woods
Avalon Baddiel’s Syndrome David’s mother Mark Mylod
Tigerlily Stone Tears The mother Jonathan Richardson
BBC/Zenith Hamish Macbeth Helen Sid Roberson
BBC   Meat Nurse John Madden
BBC   Take Three Women Teacher Julian Amyes


RADIO

     
Company Production Role Director
BBC Radio 4 Long Time Man Mary   Jonquil Panting
       
 

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