Episode 7: Kathryn Hunter

Internationally renowned award-winning actress and director, Kathryn was born in New York, grew up in England, read French and Drama at Bristol University then trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. As an actress, she has worked with leading companies worldwide including Royal National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare's Globe and Peter Brook's renowned CICT Centre International de Recherches Theatrale company in Paris as well as being an associate member of the acclaimed Theatre de Complicite Company. Her many leading and award-winning appearances include title roles in, RICHARD III, KING LEAR, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, YERMA, MOTHER COURAGE and the acclaimed solo performance KAFKA'S MONKEY. She received an Olivier BEST ACTRESS award for THE VISIT (Complicite/RNT). Film and television credits include HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX, Mike Leigh's ALL OR NOTHING, ORLANDO, THE BABY OF MACON, MARIA'S CHILD and THE TALE OF TALES. Directing credits include MY PERFECT MIND, OTHELLO (RSC), THE BIRDS (RNT), COMEDY OF ERRORS and PERICLES (Globe Theatre).