June Watson has made other stage appearances at London’s Young Vic Theatre (2001) and Apollo Theatre (under Phyllida Lloyd’s direction in 2005), and with theatre companies as prestigious as the RSC (2003-5) and Out of Joint (2005).Read more >>
June Watson’s extensive television work includes The Bill (as Peggy Smart in 1990, Mrs Whitchurch in 1993, and Elizabeth Simms in 2007), as Ruth in Casualty (1993 and 1998), and in 2001, 2007 and 2010 in Holby City as Cilla, Erica Morritz and Sonia Tucker respectively. She has appeared in For the Greater Good, Inspector Morse, Jonathan Creek and Midsomer Murders. More recently, she has worked in City of Vice, New Tricks (both 2007), Law & Order UK (2009), The Café series 1 and 2 (2011) and appeared in the BBC’s Doctors in 2009 and 2011 as Gladys Langley and Audrey Moodie respectively.
Before 2000, she appeared on the Royal National Theatre’s stage no fewer than 12 times, working extensively under Peter Gill and Tim Supple’s direction, as well as Sir Richard Eyre, Stephen Daldry and Max Stafford-Clark. In this period, she also made two appearances at the Royal Court theatre, appearing in Edward Bond’s shocking play Saved, directed by Danny Boyle. She has gone on to return to the Royal Court in 2001 and 2002, and to the National Theatre in 2002 and 2003. She has made other stage appearances at London’s Young Vic Theatre (2001) and Apollo Theatre (under Phyllida Lloyd’s direction in 2005), and with theatre companies as prestigious as the RSC (2003-5) and Out of Joint (2005).
She has worked in regional theatres too, including the Royal Exchange Manchester and Chichester Festival Theatre (in 2008), Theatre Royal Bath (in 2009), and on a UK Tour of Calendar Girls in 2010. Most recently, she played Marina in Lindsay Posner’s production of Uncle Vanya, played at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre.
Film work includes Bloody Kids, The Knowledge, The Last Yellow, Highlander IV, 102 Dalmations, Ghost Hunters, and – most recently – Gin and Dry in 2009.