Patsy Ferran
Born
Patricia Ferran

(1989-11-25) 25 November 1989 (age 34)
Valencia, Spain
EducationRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art
OccupationActor
Years active2014–present

Patricia Ferran (born 25 November 1989) is a Spanish-British actress. She has received a number of accolades for her work in theatre, including a Laurence Olivier Award.

Early life

Ferran was born in Valencia, Spain, in 1989.[1] Her father is from Barcelona and her mother is from Valencia. The family moved to England when Ferran was a child.[2] She attended Notre Dame School, an all-girls convent school in Cobham, Surrey.

She read Drama and Theatre Arts at Birmingham University,[3] and trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2014.[4]

Theatre

Year Title Role Venue Ref(s)
2014 Blithe Spirit Edith Gielgud Theatre [5]
The Angry Brigade Anna Theatre Royal, Plymouth [6]
Oxford Playhouse [7]
Warwick Arts Centre [8]
Watford Palace Theatre [9]
Treasure Island Jim National Theatre [10]
2015 The Merchant of Venice Portia Royal Shakespeare Company [11]
2016 As You Like It Celia National Theatre [12]
2017 Speech & Debate Diwata Trafalgar Studios [13]
2018 My Mum's a Twat Girl Royal Court Theatre [14]
Summer and Smoke Alma Winemiller Almeida Theatre [15]
Duke of York's Theatre [16]
2019 Three Sisters Olga Sergeyevna Almeida Theatre [17]
2020 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Honey Booth Theatre [18]
A Christmas Carol Various roles Bridge Theatre [19]
2021 Camp Siegfried Her Old Vic [20]
2022 A Streetcar Named Desire Blanche DuBois Almeida Theatre [21]
2023 Phoenix Theatre
2023 Pygmalion Eliza Doolittle The Old Vic [22]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Tulip Fever Tart
God's Own Country Robyn
Darkest Hour Maid
2019 How to Build a Girl Björk
2021 Tom & Jerry Joy
Mothering Sunday Milly
2022 Living Fiona
2023 Firebrand Mary I of England
2024 White Bird Mille Petitjean
2025 Mickey 17 Post-production[23]
Untitled Noah Baumbach film Filming[24]

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Guerrilla Gwen Miniseries, 2 episodes
Jamestown Mercy Myrtle Recurring role, 24 episodes
Will Peg 1 episode
2020 Black Narcissus Sister Blanche Miniseries, 3 episodes
2022 Life After Life Pamela Miniseries, 4 episodes
TBA Miss Austen Jane Austen In-production[25]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result
2014 Critics’ Circle Theatre Award[26] Most Promising Newcomer Blithe Spirit and Treasure Island Won
2015 Evening Standard Theatre Award[27] Emerging Talent Award Treasure Island Nominated
2019 Laurence Olivier Award[28] Best Actress Summer and Smoke Won
Critics’ Circle Theatre Award[29] Best Actress Won
WhatsOnStage Award[30] Best Actress in a Play Nominated

References

  1. ^ "Summer and Smoke star Patsy Ferran: 'I enjoy being goofy, manly, ugly on stage, it's liberating'". 27 November 2018.
  2. ^ "PATSY FERRAN PATHWAY #5". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Meet our graduates: Patsy Ferran". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Patsy Ferran". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Full Cast for Blithe Spirit at Gielgud Theatre". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  6. ^ "The Angry Brigade, Theatre Royal, Plymouth – review". 28 September 2014.
  7. ^ "The Angry Brigade: Oxford Playhouse". 9 October 2014.
  8. ^ "A Paines Plough and Theatre Royal Plymouth production The Angry Brigade by James Graham". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  9. ^ "THE ANGRY BRIGADE – REVIEW". 22 October 2014. Archived from the original on 29 October 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Treasure Island review – astonishing spectacle". 14 December 2014.
  11. ^ "POLLY FINDLAY 2015 PRODUCTION". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  12. ^ "As You Like It". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Speech and Debate review – tech-savvy kids battle with a phoney adult world". 12 February 2017.
  14. ^ "My Mum's a Twat". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Summer and Smoke". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Almeida West End Summer and Smoke". Archived from the original on 4 September 2020. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  17. ^ "Three Sisters". Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  18. ^ "Laurie Metcalf, Eddie Izzard to Lead 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' on Broadway". Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  19. ^ "Simon Russell Beale, Patsy Ferran and Eben Figueiredo discuss the Bridge Theatre's A Christmas Carol". 3 December 2020.
  20. ^ "The Old Vic announces new season, including 'Into The Woods', Emma Rice and Caryl Churchill". Retrieved 11 May 2021.
  21. ^ "Almeida cancels first week of Streetcar Named Desire as lead actor withdraws". Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  22. ^ "Pygmalion". www.oldvictheatre.com. Retrieved 19 April 2023.
  23. ^ Karen Gillan to Play Queen Mary Tudor in Period Comedy ‘Fools,’ Altitude Launching in Berlin
  24. ^ Kroll, Justin (14 March 2024). "Netflix Sets All-Star Ensemble To Round Out Cast Of Noah Baumbach's Next Film". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 14 March 2024.
  25. ^ Rice, Lynette (7 December 2023). "'Miss Austen': Keeley Hawes & Rose Leslie Join TV Adaptation For Masterpiece". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 8 December 2023.
  26. ^ "2014 Results". January 2015.
  27. ^ "Evening Standard Theatre Awards: Stars of the future take the spotlight". 10 November 2015.
  28. ^ "The Olivier Award for Best Actress goes to… @PatsyFerran for @SummerSmokePlay! #OlivierAwards". 7 April 2019.
  29. ^ "2018 Results". January 2019.
  30. ^ "Hamilton and Aidan Turner among winners at 19th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards". 3 March 2019.