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Tessa Peake-Jones

Actor

Tessa is well known as ‘Mrs Maguire’ in much loved ITV1 series GRANTCHESTER, which is currently filming series 5, and as ‘Raquel’ in ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES. Next year she will star in John Cleese’s play BANG, BANG, BANG!, which she will also take on tour. Other credits include: UNFORGOTTEN (ITV), MARCHLANDS (ITV), DOCTOR WHO (BBC), and POIROT (BBC).

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
GRANTCHESTER (Mrs McGuire - Lead Reg.)
Company:
Lovely Day / ITV (Series 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5)
Project details:
Dir. Harry Bradbeer
Production (role):
UNFORGOTTEN (Sheila)
Company:
Main Street / ITV 1
Project details:
Dir. Andy Wilson
Production (role):
MIDSOMER MURDERS (Mary Appleton)
Company:
Bentley Productions for ITV1
Project details:
Dir. Rob Evans
Production (role):
MARCHLANDS (Evelyn Bowen)
Company:
ITV Studios for ITV1
Project details:
Dir. James Kent
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO (Marta)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Jamie Payne
Production (role):
LEGACY
Company:
BBC Drama Productions
Project details:
Dir. Pete Travis
Production (role):
POIROT
Company:
ITV
Project details:
Dir. Charlie Palmer
Production (role):
DOCTORS
Company:
BBC 1
Project details:
Dir. Various
Production (role):
HEARTBEAT
Company:
ITV
Project details:
Dir. Andrew Morgan
Production (role):
POPPY SHAKESPEARE
Company:
Channel 4
Project details:
Dir. Benjamin Ross
Production (role):
DALZIEL AND PASCOE (Emma Baker)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Gwennan Sage
Production (role):
LOST WORLD
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Stuart Orm
Production (role):
WAKING THE DEAD
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Gary Love
Production (role):
HOLBY CITY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Alexei de Keyser
Production (role):
FISH
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Maurice Phillips
Production (role):
A SUMMER IN THE SUBURBS - SCREEN 2
Project details:
Dir. David Attwood
Production (role):
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS (Molly)
Company:
Tiger Aspect Productions
Production (role):
TOM JONES
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Metin Huseyin
Production (role):
MIDSOMER MURDERS
Company:
Bentley Productions
Production (role):
ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES (Raquel)
Project details:
Award-Winning BBC TV series
Production (role):
THE DEMON HEADMASTER (Mrs Hunter)
Company:
Children’s BBC
Production (role):
SO HAUNT ME
Company:
Cinema Verity
Project details:
Dir. John Stroud
Production (role):
UP THE GARDEN PATH (Maria)
Company:
Granada TV
Production (role):
THE BELL
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Barry Davis
Production (role):
ANYTHING MORE WOULD BE GREEDY (Jonquil Vicary)
Company:
Anglia
Project details:
Wr. Malcolm Bradbury
Production (role):
TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
Company:
BBC Television Shakespeare project
Project details:
Dir. Don Taylor
Production (role):
STICK WITH ME KID
Company:
IPH for Disney
Production (role):
IPHIGENIA AT AULIS
Company:
BBC Theatre Night Production
Project details:
Dir. Don Taylor
Production (role):
QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Bill Hays
Production (role):
WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Barry Davis
Production (role):
THE SOLDIER
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Jean Stewart
Production (role):
WHEN WE ARE MARRIED
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Barry Davis
Production (role):
STRANGERS AND BROTHERS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Jeremy Summers
Production (role):
KEEPING SCORE
Company:
Regent Productions
Project details:
Dir. William Stewart
Production (role):
CHARTERS AND CALDICOTT
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Julian Aymes
Production (role):
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Cyril Coke
Production (role):
DANEDYKE MYSTERY
Company:
Granada
Project details:
Dir. Jonathan Wright-Miller
Production (role):
TELFORD’S CHANGE
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Barry Davis
Production (role):
CASUALTY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Dir. Jenny Killick
Production (role):
THE BILL
Company:
Thames TV
Production (role):
HARD CASES
Company:
Central TV
THEATRE
Production (role):
BANG, BANG, BANG! (Leontine)
Company:
Northcott Theatre Exeter and Dermot McLaughlin Productions
Project details:
Dir. Daniel Buckroyd
Production (role):
THE WINSLOW BOY (Grace Winslow)
Company:
Chichester Festival Theatre & Tour
Project details:
Dir. Rachel Kavanagh
Production (role):
WHILE WE’RE HERE
Company:
Up In Arms for the Bush Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Alice Hamilton
Production (role):
BEACONS
Company:
Attic Theatre Company for Park Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Philip Wilson
Production (role):
HOME
Company:
Arcola Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Amelia Sears
Production (role):
BRIMSTONE AND TREACLE
Company:
Arcola Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Amelia Sears
Production (role):
PARK AVENUE CATS
Company:
The Arts Theatre London
Project details:
Dir. Glen Walford
Production (role):
THE FIVE WIVES OF MAURICE PINDER
Company:
The National Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Sarah Frankcom
Production (role):
SHIRLEY VALENTINE
Company:
Haymarket Theatre Basingstoke
Project details:
Dir. John Adams
Production (role):
THE PARK
Company:
Pit Theatre / RSC
Project details:
Dir. David Fielding
Production (role):
CROSSING THE EQUATOR (Vera)
Company:
The Bush Theatre
Project details:
Dir. John Dove
Production (role):
HAMLET (Ophelia)
Company:
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production (role):
A COMEDY OF ERRORS (Luciana)
Company:
Royal Shakespeare Company
Production (role):
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (Elizabeth Bennett)
Company:
Leicester Haymarket / The Old Vic
Production (role):
THE MISANTHROPE (Celimene)
Company:
Cambridge Theatre Company
Production (role):
ROMEO AND JULIET (Juliet)
Company:
Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Bill Bryden
Production (role):
THE VORTEX
Company:
Cambridge Theatre Company
Production (role):
THE BEAUX STRATEGEM (Dorinda)
Company:
Cambridge Theatre Company
Production (role):
QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS (Anita)
Company:
Bristol Old Vic / Stephen Joseph Theatre (1 Year)
Project details:
Dir. Alan Ayckbourn
Production (role):
THE WINTER’S TALE (Perdita)
Company:
Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead
Production (role):
RING AROUND THE MOON (Diana)
Company:
Bristol Old Vic
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
BONOBO
Company:
Fable Films
Project details:
Dir. Matthew Hammett Knott
Production (role):
THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO ISLINGTON
Company:
Reelscape Films
Project details:
Dir. Daniel Wilson
Production (role):
FIRST NIGHT
Company:
Scorpio Films
Project details:
Dir. Christopher Menaul
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Trained at Central School of Speech and Drama

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): GRANTCHESTER (Mrs McGuire - Lead Reg.)
    Company: Lovely Day / ITV (Series 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5)
    Project details: Dir. Harry Bradbeer
  • Production (role): UNFORGOTTEN (Sheila)
    Company: Main Street / ITV 1
    Project details: Dir. Andy Wilson
  • Production (role): MIDSOMER MURDERS (Mary Appleton)
    Company: Bentley Productions for ITV1
    Project details: Dir. Rob Evans
  • Production (role): MARCHLANDS (Evelyn Bowen)
    Company: ITV Studios for ITV1
    Project details: Dir. James Kent
  • Production (role): DOCTOR WHO (Marta)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Jamie Payne
  • Production (role): LEGACY
    Company: BBC Drama Productions
    Project details: Dir. Pete Travis
  • Production (role): POIROT
    Company: ITV
    Project details: Dir. Charlie Palmer
  • Production (role): DOCTORS
    Company: BBC 1
    Project details: Dir. Various
  • Production (role): HEARTBEAT
    Company: ITV
    Project details: Dir. Andrew Morgan
  • Production (role): POPPY SHAKESPEARE
    Company: Channel 4
    Project details: Dir. Benjamin Ross
  • Production (role): DALZIEL AND PASCOE (Emma Baker)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Gwennan Sage
  • Production (role): LOST WORLD
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Stuart Orm
  • Production (role): WAKING THE DEAD
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Gary Love
  • Production (role): HOLBY CITY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Alexei de Keyser
  • Production (role): FISH
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Maurice Phillips
  • Production (role): A SUMMER IN THE SUBURBS - SCREEN 2
    Company:
    Project details: Dir. David Attwood
  • Production (role): BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS (Molly)
    Company: Tiger Aspect Productions
    Project details:
  • Production (role): TOM JONES
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Metin Huseyin
  • Production (role): MIDSOMER MURDERS
    Company: Bentley Productions
    Project details:
  • Production (role): ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES (Raquel)
    Company:
    Project details: Award-Winning BBC TV series
  • Production (role): THE DEMON HEADMASTER (Mrs Hunter)
    Company: Children’s BBC
    Project details:
  • Production (role): SO HAUNT ME
    Company: Cinema Verity
    Project details: Dir. John Stroud
  • Production (role): UP THE GARDEN PATH (Maria)
    Company: Granada TV
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE BELL
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Barry Davis
  • Production (role): ANYTHING MORE WOULD BE GREEDY (Jonquil Vicary)
    Company: Anglia
    Project details: Wr. Malcolm Bradbury
  • Production (role): TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA
    Company: BBC Television Shakespeare project
    Project details: Dir. Don Taylor
  • Production (role): STICK WITH ME KID
    Company: IPH for Disney
    Project details:
  • Production (role): IPHIGENIA AT AULIS
    Company: BBC Theatre Night Production
    Project details: Dir. Don Taylor
  • Production (role): QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Bill Hays
  • Production (role): WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Barry Davis
  • Production (role): THE SOLDIER
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Jean Stewart
  • Production (role): WHEN WE ARE MARRIED
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Barry Davis
  • Production (role): STRANGERS AND BROTHERS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Jeremy Summers
  • Production (role): KEEPING SCORE
    Company: Regent Productions
    Project details: Dir. William Stewart
  • Production (role): CHARTERS AND CALDICOTT
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Julian Aymes
  • Production (role): PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Cyril Coke
  • Production (role): DANEDYKE MYSTERY
    Company: Granada
    Project details: Dir. Jonathan Wright-Miller
  • Production (role): TELFORD’S CHANGE
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Barry Davis
  • Production (role): CASUALTY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Dir. Jenny Killick
  • Production (role): THE BILL
    Company: Thames TV
    Project details:
  • Production (role): HARD CASES
    Company: Central TV
    Project details:
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): BANG, BANG, BANG! (Leontine)
    Company: Northcott Theatre Exeter and Dermot McLaughlin Productions
    Project details: Dir. Daniel Buckroyd
  • Production (role): THE WINSLOW BOY (Grace Winslow)
    Company: Chichester Festival Theatre & Tour
    Project details: Dir. Rachel Kavanagh
  • Production (role): WHILE WE’RE HERE
    Company: Up In Arms for the Bush Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Alice Hamilton
  • Production (role): BEACONS
    Company: Attic Theatre Company for Park Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Philip Wilson
  • Production (role): HOME
    Company: Arcola Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Amelia Sears
  • Production (role): BRIMSTONE AND TREACLE
    Company: Arcola Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Amelia Sears
  • Production (role): PARK AVENUE CATS
    Company: The Arts Theatre London
    Project details: Dir. Glen Walford
  • Production (role): THE FIVE WIVES OF MAURICE PINDER
    Company: The National Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Sarah Frankcom
  • Production (role): SHIRLEY VALENTINE
    Company: Haymarket Theatre Basingstoke
    Project details: Dir. John Adams
  • Production (role): THE PARK
    Company: Pit Theatre / RSC
    Project details: Dir. David Fielding
  • Production (role): CROSSING THE EQUATOR (Vera)
    Company: The Bush Theatre
    Project details: Dir. John Dove
  • Production (role): HAMLET (Ophelia)
    Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
    Project details:
  • Production (role): A COMEDY OF ERRORS (Luciana)
    Company: Royal Shakespeare Company
    Project details:
  • Production (role): PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (Elizabeth Bennett)
    Company: Leicester Haymarket / The Old Vic
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE MISANTHROPE (Celimene)
    Company: Cambridge Theatre Company
    Project details:
  • Production (role): ROMEO AND JULIET (Juliet)
    Company: Birmingham Repertory Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Bill Bryden
  • Production (role): THE VORTEX
    Company: Cambridge Theatre Company
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE BEAUX STRATEGEM (Dorinda)
    Company: Cambridge Theatre Company
    Project details:
  • Production (role): QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS (Anita)
    Company: Bristol Old Vic / Stephen Joseph Theatre (1 Year)
    Project details: Dir. Alan Ayckbourn
  • Production (role): THE WINTER’S TALE (Perdita)
    Company: Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead
    Project details:
  • Production (role): RING AROUND THE MOON (Diana)
    Company: Bristol Old Vic
    Project details:
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): BONOBO
    Company: Fable Films
    Project details: Dir. Matthew Hammett Knott
  • Production (role): THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO ISLINGTON
    Company: Reelscape Films
    Project details: Dir. Daniel Wilson
  • Production (role): FIRST NIGHT
    Company: Scorpio Films
    Project details: Dir. Christopher Menaul
  • Trained at Central School of Speech and Drama

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