Beth Cooke

 

Beth is an English actress with Irish roots. She trained at The Drama Centre in London where she received a BA honours in Acting.

 

Beth's most recent credits include the role of Anne-Marie Easterman in the long-running BBC series HOLBY CITY, the role of Violet Jessop in BRITTANIC: THE LAST MYSTERY directed by Renny Bartlett, also for the BBC and the ITV's MIDSOMER MURDERS, in which she played the role of Young Elaine Paige.  She also recently completed a run of performances as Cordelia in Royal and Derngate's touring production of KING LEAR, directed by Max Webster. 

Further theatre credits include the role of Karin in Ingmar Bergman's THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, directed by Annie Ryan for Corn Exchange, CHICKEN directed by Stephen Atkinson at the HighTide Festival Theatre and Paines Plough Theatre Company; the role of Máire in Brian Friel's TRANSLATIONS, directed by James Grieve at the Sheffield Crucible Theatre; the role of Hero in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING directed by Mark Rylance at The Old Vic Theatre; the role of Cordelia in the Abbey Theatre’s production of KING LEAR, directed by Selina Cartmell; Tom Murphy's FAMINE and CONVERSATIONS ON A HOMECOMING both with Druid Theatre Co. and directed by Gary Hynes; HAYFEVER and ARCADIA directed by Patrick Mason, and THE REAL THING directed by Alan Stanford all at The Gate Theatre; THREE SISTERS directed by Sarah Frankcom at the Royal Exchange Theatre, for which Beth received an Ian Charleston Award Nomination for her role as Irina.; THE GIFT directed by Kelly Lyne at the Arcola Theatre; A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM directed by David Salter at the Cochrane Theatre; and HAUNTED directed by Graham Murray at the Royal Exchange theatre, which also went on to tour at the Sydney Operah House, and 59th Theatre off Broadway in New York.

 

Beth’s Film and Television credits include the role of  and Georgette Le Coin in MAIGRET directed by Ashley Pearce for ITV, KILLER COUSIN QUEENS, directed by Renny Bartlett for the BBC, THE SUSPICION OF MR WHICHER directed by James Hawes, CASUALTY for the BBC, and the short film CHRONICLES OF COURAGE directed by Emma Savage and Ernest Mills. 

Beth is based between Dublin and London.