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Fiona O'Shaughnessy

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Fiona’s most notable television role is in Channels 4’s cult series Utopia playing the role of Jessica Hyde, written by Dennis Kelly and directed by Marc Munden . She has just completed filming The Dovekeepers for CBS in America and will soon begin shooting a feature film written and directed by Tom Shankland called It’s Walls Were Blood. Nina Forever, a feature written and directed by The Blaine Brothers, is due for release next year.

Having spent many years in the theatre, credits include, the title role in Oscar Wilde’s Salome, Maggie in Cat on a hot tin roof, Gwendolyn in The Importance of being Earnest, and many other leading roles in plays by writers such as Dion Boucicault, Noël Coward, Martin Crimp, Sarah Kane, Arabel, G B Shaw, and Ibsen translated by Frank McGuinness.

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