Cush Jumbo


Cush Jumbo plays Lady Macbeth.

For the Donmar: Julius Caesar - Olivier award nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (also St Ann’s Warehouse, New York).

Other theatre includes: Hamlet - Critics Circle Award for Best Shakespearean Performance and Olivier Award nomination for Best Actress (Young Vic); Common; She Stoops to Conquer (National Theatre); Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare in the Park, New York); The River (Broadway); Josephine and I - Evening Standard Theatre Award winner and Olivier Award nomination (Bush Theatre/Public Theater, New York); Fred’s Diner (Chichester Festival Theatre); Pygmalion - Ian Charleson Award nomination; A Doll’s House - Manchester Theatre Award; As You Like It - Ian Charleson Award winner for Best Performance in a Play (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester); An Argument About Sex (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh); Brixton Stories (Lyric Hammersmith) and Love’s Labour’s Lost (Shakespeare’s Globe).

As writer: Josephine and I (Bush Theatre/Public Theater, New York); The Accordion Shop (National Theatre Connections) and Gilly Gilly (Audible Theatre).

Television includes: Criminal Record; Balestra; Stay Close; The Beast Must Die; Deadwater Fell; The Good Fight; Trying; The Good Wife; Vera; Getting On; Lip Service; Torchwood and Harley Street.

Films include: The Postcard Killings; City of Tiny Lights; Remainder and The Inbetweeners.