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Occupation
  
Actress

Siblings
  
Kate Nicholls

Role
  
Film actress

Name
  
Phoebe Nicholls

Years active
  
1964 – present


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Full Name
  
Sarah Phoebe Nicholls

Born
  
7 April 1957 (age 66) (
1957-04-07
)
London, England, UK

Spouse
  
Children
  
Tom Sturridge, Matilda Sturridge, Arthur Sturridge

Parents
  
Anthony Nicholls, Faith Kent

Movies and TV shows
  
Similar People
  
Charles Sturridge, Tom Sturridge, Anthony Nicholls, Matilda Sturridge, Faith Kent

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Phoebe Sarah Nicholls (born 1957) is an English film, television, and stage actress. She is known for her roles as Cordelia Flyte in Brideshead Revisited and as the mother of John Merrick in The Elephant Man.

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Personal life

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Nicholls is the daughter of actors Faith Kent (née Heaslip) and Anthony Nicholls. Her grandfather was English photographer Horace Nicholls. She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Nicholls married Brideshead Revisited director Charles Sturridge on 6 July 1985; they have two sons, including actor Tom Sturridge, and a daughter.

Career

As a child actress in several films she was billed as Sarah Nicholls. In her early 20s, she appeared in David Lynch's The Elephant Man, Michael Palin's The Missionary and as Cordelia Flyte in Brideshead Revisited. Since then, she has worked almost exclusively in television and theatre. Debuting in Michael Lindsay-Hogg's original staging of Whose Life Is It Anyway? in 1978, she went on to perform in Robert Strura's revival of Three Sisters with Vanessa Redgrave, Stephen Daldry's acclaimed National Theatre version of J.B. Priestley's An Inspector Calls and in the Olivier Award-winning productions of Pravda, with The Elephant Man co-star Sir Anthony Hopkins and Terry Johnson's Hysteria. Her supporting performances in the 2008 West End revivals of Noël Coward's The Vortex and Harley Granville Barker's Waste earned her the 2009 Clarence Derwent Award from Equity. She also played the conniving art critic Rivera in the Royal National Theatre production of the Howard Barker drama, Scenes from an Execution.

She appeared in the 1995 television Persuasion an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel. She has made guest appearances on several television mystery series, including Kavanagh QC, Prime Suspect, Midsomer Murders, Lewis, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries ("May and June", 1997), Foyle's War, Second Sight starring Clive Owen, and the 2012 Christmas episode of Downton Abbey, a role she reprised for the 2014 season. She has also appeared in several works directed by her husband, Charles Sturridge, including his 1995 television adaptation of Gulliver's Travels, where she portrayed the Liliputian Empress, the 1997 film Fairy Tale: A True Story and Shackleton in 2002.

Filmography

Actress
-
Eric (TV Mini Series) (filming) as
Anne Anderson
2022
Anatomy of a Scandal (TV Mini Series) as
Tuppence Whitehouse
- Episode #1.4 (2022) - Tuppence Whitehouse
2022
Chloe (TV Series) as
Tiggy
- She Called Me (2022) - Tiggy
- Out of Reach (2022) - Tiggy
- There Is a Light (2022) - Tiggy
- However Rotten (2022) - Tiggy
2021
A Very British Scandal (TV Mini Series) as
Helen Whigham
- Episode #1.1 (2021) - Helen Whigham
2021
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain as
Mrs. Wain
2020
The Empty Man as
Nurse Allerton
2019
The Man (TV Mini Series) as
Janice
- Episode #1.3 (2019) - Janice
- Episode #1.1 (2019) - Janice
2019
Traitors (TV Series) as
Frippy Symonds
- Hugh (2019) - Frippy Symonds
- Feef (2019) - Frippy Symonds
2019
Berlin, I Love You as
Capucine
2018
Mari as
Margot
2017
Finding Your Feet as
Janet
2017
Transformers: The Last Knight as
Aunt Helen
2017
Endeavour (TV Series) as
Caroline Bryce-Morgan
- Lazaretto (2017) - Caroline Bryce-Morgan
2016
Chubby Funny as
Aunty Jane
2016
Starfish as
Tom's Mother
2016
Doctor Thorne (TV Mini Series) as
Countess de Courcy
- Episode #1.4 (2016) - Countess de Courcy
- Episode #1.3 (2016) - Countess de Courcy
- Episode #1.2 (2016) - Countess de Courcy
- Episode #1.1 (2016) - Countess de Courcy
2016
Three Women Wait for Death (Short) as
Miranda
2015
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (TV Mini Series) as
Mrs Wintertowne
- Chapter Two: How Is Lady Pole? (2015) - Mrs Wintertowne
- Chapter One: The Friends of English Magic (2015) - Mrs Wintertowne
2015
Fortitude (TV Series) as
Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.11 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.10 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.9 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce (uncredited)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.5 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.6 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.4 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.3 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
- Episode #1.1 (2015) - Doctor Allerdyce
2012
Downton Abbey (TV Series) as
Susan MacClare, Marchioness of Flintshire
- Episode #5.8 (2014) - Susan MacClare, Marchioness of Flintshire
- A Journey to the Highlands (2012) - Susan MacClare, Marchioness of Flintshire
2013
New Tricks (TV Series) as
Annie Banks
- The One That Got Away (2013) - Annie Banks
2012
Loving Miss Hatto (TV Movie) as
Mrs Hatto
2012
The Scapegoat as
Charlotte
2010
The Road to Coronation Street (TV Movie) as
Mrs Simpson
2007
Clapham Junction (TV Movie) as
Natasha
2007
All About Me (TV Movie) as
Helen Conroy
2007
Inspector Lewis (TV Series) as
Caroline Croft
- Expiation (2007) - Caroline Croft
2007
The Trial of Tony Blair (TV Movie) as
Cherie Blair
2006
MI-5 (TV Series) as
Janet Wheeler
- Aftermath (2006) - Janet Wheeler
2004
The Brief (TV Series) as
Sally Graydon
- Children (2004) - Sally Graydon
2004
Hawking (TV Movie) as
Isobel Hawking
2003
Foyle's War (TV Series) as
Amanda Reece
- The Funk Hole (2003) - Amanda Reece
2003
Prime Suspect: The Last Witness (TV Mini Series) as
Shaw
- Part 2 (2003) - Shaw
2003
Midsomer Murders (TV Series) as
Laura Smythe-Webster
- A Tale of Two Hamlets (2003) - Laura Smythe-Webster
2002
I'm Alan Partridge (TV Series) as
Karen Colman
- Bravealan (2002) - Karen Colman
2002
Shackleton (TV Mini Series) as
Emily Shackleton
- Episode #1.2 (2002) - Emily Shackleton
- Episode #1.1 (2002) - Emily Shackleton
2001
People Like Us (TV Series)
- The Vicar (2001)
2000
The Miracle Maker as
Old Woman (voice)
1999
Second Sight (TV Movie) as
Judith Bendrix
1997
FairyTale: A True Story as
Polly Wright
1997
Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series) as
May Thrace
- May and June: Part Two (1997) - May Thrace
- May and June: Part One (1997) - May Thrace
1996
Gulliver's Travels (TV Mini Series) as
Empress of Lilliput
- Episode #1.1 (1996) - Empress of Lilliput
1995
Persuasion (TV Movie) as
Elizabeth Elliot
1985
Screen Two (TV Series) as
Elizabeth Elliot / Sarah / Louie Jermy
- Jane Austen's Persuasion (1995) - Elizabeth Elliot
- Drowning in the Shallow End (1990) - Sarah
- Poppyland (1985) - Louie Jermy
1995
Kavanagh QC (TV Series) as
Jackie Jarvis
- Heartland (1995) - Jackie Jarvis
1993
Heart of Darkness (TV Movie) as
The Intended
1991
4 Play (TV Series) as
Annabel in 'Tell Me More'
- Seduction (1991) - Annabel in 'Tell Me More'
1987
Gentry (TV Movie) as
Susannah
1987
Maurice as
Anne Durham
1984
Hay Fever (TV Movie) as
Sorel Bliss
1984
Ordeal by Innocence as
Tina Argyle (as Phoebe Nichols)
1983
Bouncing Back (TV Movie)
1983
All for Love (TV Series) as
Christine
- To the Camp and Back (1983) - Christine
1983
Pictures (TV Mini Series) as
Babs
- Episode #1.3 (1983) - Babs
1983
Party Party as
Rebecca
1982
The Missionary as
Deborah Fitzbanks
1982
Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series) as
Carol
- A Harmless Vanity (1982) - Carol
1981
Brideshead Revisited (TV Mini Series) as
Cordelia Flyte
- Brideshead Revisited (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- A Twitch Upon the Thread (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- Brideshead Deserted (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- The Unseen Hook (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- Julia (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- A Blow Upon a Bruise (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- Sebastian Against the World (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- The Bleak Light of Day (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
- Home and Abroad (1981) - Cordelia Flyte
1980
Blade on the Feather (TV Movie) as
Christabel Cavendish
1980
The Elephant Man as
Merrick's Mother
1980
BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series) as
Geraldine
- Hesther for Example (1980) - Geraldine
1979
Secret Orchards (TV Movie) as
Stella
1979
Bless Me, Father (TV Series) as
Nurse Owen
- The Heart of a Curate (1979) - Nurse Owen
- Father Neil's First Miracle (1979) - Nurse Owen
1979
Telford's Change (TV Series) as
Jean
- Personal Services/No Earthly Reason (1979) - Jean
1977
Van der Valk (TV Series) as
Treesje
- Gold Plated Delinquents (1977) - Treesje
1977
Alternative 3 (TV Movie) as
Harry's Girlfriend
1975
Prometheus: The Life of Balzac (TV Mini Series) as
Augustine de Berny
- Apprenticeship of a Genius (1975) - Augustine de Berny
1969
Women in Love as
Winifred Crich (as Sarah Nicholls)
1967
Our Mother's House as
Gerty (as Sarah Nicholls)
1965
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors as
Carol Rogers (segment "Creeping Vine") (as Sarah Nicholls)
1964
The Pumpkin Eater as
Elizabeth (as Sarah Nicholls)
Writer
2012
The English (Short) (co-writer)
Self
1987
State of the Art (TV Mini Series documentary) as
Self - Voiceover
- Identity (1987) - Self - Voiceover (voice)
- Politics (1987) - Self - Voiceover (voice)

References

Phoebe Nicholls Wikipedia