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Julia Watson    

Julia Watson has a degree in English and Drama. Her extensive theatre work includes Dantons Death, Major Barbara (Jenny Hill), She Stoops to Conquer (Kate Hardcastle), and Wild Honey (Sofya Yevgorovna) for the National Theatre. For the Sir Peter Hall Company, she played Lady Chiltern in An Ideal Husband and recently she appeared as Hester in The Deep Blue Sea at Watford Palace Theatre and completed a national tour of Mums the Word. Her many television appearances include several series of the popular sit-com Never the Twain, the Screen Two dramas Across the Lake and The Yellow Wallpaper, an adaptation of the Charlotte Perkins Gilman novella in which she played Charlotte. On and off, for the past twenty years, she has played Dr. Baz Samuels in the long-running BBC series Casualty. In 2003 she was nominated for a Grammy for her performance in Sir Harrison Birtwistless The Woman and the Hare. Julia has also edited three anthologies of prose and poetry for Viking Penguin, Poems and Readings for Weddings,  Poems and Readings for Funerals, and Poems and Readings for Christening and Naming Ceremonies. Julia has toured with Actors From The London Stage in productions of Twelfth Night (1987) and the Indonesia/Malaysia tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1992, sponsored by the British Council.

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