Catherine Tate and Gemma Chan in comedy short: Leading Lady

This comedy short, written and directed by Jessica Swale, takes a sneak peek backstage as the cream of British acting talent step forward to audition for that dream role. They are primed to take on the role of a lifetime, that complex woman, the strong woman, a woman for today. A lady part who is more than just... lady parts.

The eclectic, award-winning cast includes Catherine Tate, Gemma Cha, Gemma Arterton Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Tom Hiddleston, Felicity Jones, Katie Leung, Stacy Martin, Wunmi Mosaku, Florence Pugh and Anthony Welsh

Watch on BBCIplayer here.

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