25 Aug 2015

Lynne Seymour – Biography

Lynne Seymour is originally from Rhayader in

25 Aug 2015

IMG_0207 (1)Lynne Seymour is originally from Rhayader in Mid Wales and trained at the Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. She is a founder member of Mappa Mundi Theatre Company and has appeared in many of their productions in the past 15 years, including playing Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra, Ophelia in Hamlet, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Rosalind in As You Like It, The Wife of Bath in Canterbury Tales, Constance Neville in She Stoops to Conquer, Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and most recently as Margaret Hughes in The Compleat Female Stage Beauty.

She also directed The Taming of The Shrew, Twelfth Night, Richard III and Moll Flanders for Mappa Mundi. She has worked with many theatre companies including Sherman Theatre, Theatr na n’Og, and Torch Theatre. Film credits include Human Traffic, Relative Values and A Way of Life.

TV appearances include playing Cynthia in the spoof documentary series Cynthia, about a washed up club singer for BBC Wales, in the cult comedy sketch series Lucky Bag, and most recently as Natasha in The Green Green Grass. She has worked extensively for Radio Drama and can often be heard in The Afternoon Play or on Woman’s Hour on Radio 4.

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