Julia McKenzie

​She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1983 (1982 season) for Best Actress in a Musical, Guys and Dolls. She was awarded the Laurence Olivier Theatre Award in 1994 (1993 season) for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Sweeney Todd at the Royal National Theatre. She was awarded the 1987 London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Actress for her performance in Woman in Mind. Was nominated for Broadway's 1977 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "Side by Side by Sondheim" (under the name "Julie N. McKenzie").

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Bright Young Things (2003)

In the 1930s, a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is well connected but totally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Fry
CAST:  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Fenella Woolgar  •  Michael Sheen

In the 1930s, a social set known to the press – who follow their every move – as the “Bright Young Things” are Adam and his friends who are eccentric, wild and entirely shocking to the older generation. Amidst the madness, Adam, who is well connected but totally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Fry
CAST:  Stephen Campbell Moore  •  Emily Mortimer  •  Fenella Woolgar  •  Michael Sheen

Celebration (2007)

All the action takes place in a swish London restaurant where two coarse-grained strategy consultants are dining with their respective wives. At an adjacent table a banker and his wife banter over his recently discovered affair. But while Pinter gets a lot of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  James Bolam  •  Janie Dee  •  James Fox

All the action takes place in a swish London restaurant where two coarse-grained strategy consultants are dining with their respective wives. At an adjacent table a banker and his wife banter over his recently discovered affair. But while Pinter gets a lot of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  James Bolam  •  Janie Dee  •  James Fox

The Snow Queen's Revenge (1996)

The Snow Queen holds Ellie responsible for ruining her plans to freeze the world and sets out to seek revenge. She kidnaps Dimly the flying reindeer and once again Ellie and her friend Peeps the Sparrow are forced to travel, this time to the South Pole, where the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Gates
CAST:  Hugh Laurie  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Ellie Beaven  •  Patrick Barlow

The Snow Queen holds Ellie responsible for ruining her plans to freeze the world and sets out to seek revenge. She kidnaps Dimly the flying reindeer and once again Ellie and her friend Peeps the Sparrow are forced to travel, this time to the South Pole, where the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Gates
CAST:  Hugh Laurie  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Ellie Beaven  •  Patrick Barlow

The Old Curiosity Shop (1995)

1839. The young Nell Trent is leading a happy life with her grandfather in his curiosity shop. Wharf owner Daniel Quilp has given large amounts of money to Nell's grandfather as an investment, expecting a large profit. But when Quilp finds out the old man has lost ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Alan Barry  •  Adam Blackwood  •  Tom Courtenay

1839. The young Nell Trent is leading a happy life with her grandfather in his curiosity shop. Wharf owner Daniel Quilp has given large amounts of money to Nell's grandfather as an investment, expecting a large profit. But when Quilp finds out the old man has lost ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Connor
CAST:  Peter Ustinov  •  Alan Barry  •  Adam Blackwood  •  Tom Courtenay

Adam Bede (1992)

Rich and languorous, this adaptation of George Eliot's classic tale perfectly evokes rural England in the 18th Century. But beneath the tranquil surface of this pastoral idyll run deep passions and the bitter gall of betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Susannah Harker  •  James Wilby

Rich and languorous, this adaptation of George Eliot's classic tale perfectly evokes rural England in the 18th Century. But beneath the tranquil surface of this pastoral idyll run deep passions and the bitter gall of betrayal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Iain Glen  •  Patsy Kensit  •  Susannah Harker  •  James Wilby

Vol-au-vent (1996)

It's Samantha's big wedding day but her mother is making it miserable for her with a typical maternal conflict of interests. Her mother orders her the wrong flowers, the wrong type of make-up and wants to video the garden instead of the girls getting dressed. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mckenzie
CAST:  Dennis Waterman  •  Julia McKenzie

It's Samantha's big wedding day but her mother is making it miserable for her with a typical maternal conflict of interests. Her mother orders her the wrong flowers, the wrong type of make-up and wants to video the garden instead of the girls getting dressed. To ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mckenzie
CAST:  Dennis Waterman  •  Julia McKenzie

Dick Deadeye, or Duty Done (1975)

Able Seaman Dick Deadeye is charged by Queen Victoria to find the stolen Ultimate Secret. His ugliness means that his life has always been lonely but a buxom barmaid takes a shine to him. Together, they battle pirates and an evil magician before discovering that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Melendez
CAST:  Victor Spinetti  •  Peter Reeves  •  George A. Cooper  •  Miriam Karlin

Able Seaman Dick Deadeye is charged by Queen Victoria to find the stolen Ultimate Secret. His ugliness means that his life has always been lonely but a buxom barmaid takes a shine to him. Together, they battle pirates and an evil magician before discovering that ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Melendez
CAST:  Victor Spinetti  •  Peter Reeves  •  George A. Cooper  •  Miriam Karlin

The Snow Queen (1995)

Far away, in her vast ice palace, the Snow Queen plots to rule the world by deflecting all the sun's warmth away from Earth so that it freezes over. But her mirror breaks, and on her mission to find all the missing pieces, she kidnaps Tom, who has part of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Gates
CAST:  David Jason  •  Helen Mirren  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Ellie Beaven

Far away, in her vast ice palace, the Snow Queen plots to rule the world by deflecting all the sun's warmth away from Earth so that it freezes over. But her mirror breaks, and on her mission to find all the missing pieces, she kidnaps Tom, who has part of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martin Gates
CAST:  David Jason  •  Helen Mirren  •  Hugh Laurie  •  Ellie Beaven

Shirley Valentine (1989)

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Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley begins to see the world, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley begins to see the world, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman

Those Glory Glory Days (1983)

Girls growing up in 1960-61 London develop a passion for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, the first British team in the 20th century to win the English league and FA Cup "double". Twenty years later, one of the girls tracks down players of the '60-'61 Spurs for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Saville
CAST:  Zoë Nathenson  •  Sara Sugarman  •  Cathy Murphy  •  Liz Campion

Girls growing up in 1960-61 London develop a passion for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, the first British team in the 20th century to win the English league and FA Cup "double". Twenty years later, one of the girls tracks down players of the '60-'61 Spurs for a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Saville
CAST:  Zoë Nathenson  •  Sara Sugarman  •  Cathy Murphy  •  Liz Campion

The Wildcats of St. Trinian's (1980)

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Sheila Hancock  •  Michael Hordern  •  Joe Melia  •  Thorley Walters

The girls of St. Trinian's decide they are being asked to do too much work so they go on strike.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Launder
CAST:  Sheila Hancock  •  Michael Hordern  •  Joe Melia  •  Thorley Walters

Notes on a Scandal (2006)

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A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Bill Nighy  •  Juno Temple

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eyre
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Bill Nighy  •  Juno Temple

Gangsta Granny (2013)

A young boy is bored spending time with his dull grandma until he discovers she's an international Jewel thief.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Lipsey
CAST:  Reece Buttery  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Miranda Hart  •  David Walliams

A young boy is bored spending time with his dull grandma until he discovers she's an international Jewel thief.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Lipsey
CAST:  Reece Buttery  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Miranda Hart  •  David Walliams

Happy and Glorious (2012)

A short film by Danny Boyle starring James Bond and Queen Elizabeth II. It originally aired as part of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Julia McKenzie

A short film by Danny Boyle starring James Bond and Queen Elizabeth II. It originally aired as part of the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Daniel Craig  •  Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom  •  Julia McKenzie

You Can Choose Your Friends (2007)

Comedy drama about a family reunion written by and starring Richard Herring. It's Ken and Margaret Snell's 45th wedding anniversary and their children and grandchildren along gather to celebrate. For Ken and Margaret's children, it's a day to revisit childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delyth Thomas
CAST:  Anton Rodgers  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Richard Herring  •  Sarah-Jane Potts

Comedy drama about a family reunion written by and starring Richard Herring. It's Ken and Margaret Snell's 45th wedding anniversary and their children and grandchildren along gather to celebrate. For Ken and Margaret's children, it's a day to revisit childhood ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Delyth Thomas
CAST:  Anton Rodgers  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Richard Herring  •  Sarah-Jane Potts

The Queen and I (2018)

A new republican prime minister strips the British monarch and her family of their money and assets, and forces them to live on a rundown council estate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Zeff
CAST:  Samantha Bond  •  David Walliams  •  Oliver Chris  •  Amanda Abbington

A new republican prime minister strips the British monarch and her family of their money and assets, and forces them to live on a rundown council estate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dan Zeff
CAST:  Samantha Bond  •  David Walliams  •  Oliver Chris  •  Amanda Abbington

Blott on the Landscape (1985)

Bawdy adaption of Tom Sharpe's comic tale. A landowning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Bamford
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Geraldine James  •  George Cole  •  Julia McKenzie

Bawdy adaption of Tom Sharpe's comic tale. A landowning MP attempts to have a motorway built through the grounds of his wife's ancestral home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Bamford
CAST:  David Suchet  •  Geraldine James  •  George Cole  •  Julia McKenzie

Absent Friends (1985)

Adaptation of the play by Alan Ayckbourn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simpson
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Dinsdale Landen  •  Maureen Lipman

Adaptation of the play by Alan Ayckbourn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Simpson
CAST:  Hywel Bennett  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Dinsdale Landen  •  Maureen Lipman

Hotel du Lac (1986)

Hotel du Lac, a screenplay version of the Booker prize-winning novel by Anita Brookner, starring Anna Massey, was released in 1986 as an episode of the BBC's "Screen Two" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Anna Massey  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Googie Withers  •  Julia McKenzie

Hotel du Lac, a screenplay version of the Booker prize-winning novel by Anita Brookner, starring Anna Massey, was released in 1986 as an episode of the BBC's "Screen Two" series.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Anna Massey  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Googie Withers  •  Julia McKenzie

Hey, Mr. Producer! The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh (1998)

'Hey, Mr Producer!' features selected scenes from the productions of the world's most successful musical producer, Cameron Mackintosh - classic songs from classic musicals performed by the ultimate cast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Taylor
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Lea Salonga  •  John Barrowman  •  Russ Abbot

'Hey, Mr Producer!' features selected scenes from the productions of the world's most successful musical producer, Cameron Mackintosh - classic songs from classic musicals performed by the ultimate cast.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Taylor
CAST:  Julie Andrews  •  Lea Salonga  •  John Barrowman  •  Russ Abbot
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