Friendly, compassionate, intelligent, natural & soothing.
Highly respected actor of the stage and screen. Known for her roles as as Margaret in 'The Magdalene Sisters' (2002) and as Fiona Gallagher in the successful TV series 'Shameless' (2004).
Nominated for the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 2000 for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "Collected Stories" at the Haymarket Theatre.
Nominated for the Ian Charleson Award for her performance in "King Lear" at the RNT.
Won the Evening Standard Best Actress Award for 'Saint Joan'. 2019 Evening Standard Best Actress in a Musical Award for 'Sweet Charity'.