Marie Hamilton is an actor and writer working in theatre, radio, film and TV.
At 18 she packed her bags and went to Paris where she trained for two years with Philippe Gaulier. Since then she has toured internationally, and worked at the Almeida, the Soho Theatre, the Gate and the Arcola, the Bristol Old Vic, the Tobacco Factory, and the Wardrobe in Bristol, at the Pleasance, Edinburgh, and the North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford.
This Christmas Marie was at the West Yorkshire Playhouse devising and performing in Sally Cookson’s record breaking production of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
Current projects include:
- an adaptation of Polly by John Gay, the banned
sequel to The Beggar's Opera in collaboration with Theaterhaus, Berlin, directed by Stephanie Kempson.
-The Cranes supported by The Bristol Old Vic and The Tobacco Factory, a two-hander suburban greek tragedy with Christopher Harrisson.
-'Cooking Made Easy with Mr. Zazzizi' a children's cookery TV show with Rew Lowe and Jack Offord, and work on a new show with Travelling Light, directed by Emma Williams.
Marie was a finalist in the BBC Radio Drama Company's Norman Beaton Fellowship 2017.