“Lindeman is a gamine goddess, part Audrey Hepburn, part Leslie Caron, and utterly captivating”
Acclaimed for both comedic and dramatic roles on stage and screen - in both French and English - Susie Lindeman divides her time between London and Sydney, including five West End productions and starring at the Sydney Opera House. Screen roles range from the BAFTA and Oscar-winning film HOWARDS END and the lead in the film CATHERINE for Thames UK, to TOP OF THE LAKE 2, directed by Jane Campion. She recently starred in Awkward Dancing , Gielgud Theatre, 2019. Writing credits include: "plenty more FISH in the sea" (Portobello Film Festival) "Persephone" a stage play, which was adapted into a film, winning Gold at the Charleston International Film Festival. Feature screenplays include "Passe Partout" a French co-pro, "A***Memoire" , (in development) adapted from Jean-Claude Carriere's play, and"Viv..." adapted from Donald Macdonald's play Letter To Larry.
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Her UK breakthrough screen role the following year was as Catherine, in the award-winning Thames TV Film, CATHERINE, watched by over 7 million viewers, for which the press acclaimed her performance as Bafta-worthy.
She went on to play Dolly in Merchant Ivory’s Academy-Award and Bafta –winning HOWARDS END, and in the US productions, WILLIAM TELL and NIGHTFALL (directed by Paul Mayersberg) , Australian features FOR LOVE ALONE and RAZZLE DAZZLE and on TV as Felice the Maid opposite Michael Gambon in MAIGRET- AND THE MAID, (ITV) and THE VEILED ONE and also with French and Saunders in LET THEM EAT CAKE (BBC).
Other West End roles include: The Admirable Crichton, with Rex Harrison and Edward Fox, Prin, with Sheila Hancock, and the Deep Blue Sea, with Penelope Wilton, directed by Karel Reisz.
Other STAGE includes: Six Characters In Search of An Author (STC at the Sydney Opera House , for which she was nominated for a Critics Circle Award) A Dolls House (Salisbury Playhouse) A Midsommer Nights’ Dreame, (with Greta Scacchi) for the Original Shakespeare Co, Sweet Phoebe (London and Brussels) Persephone (Sydney, Paris) Hammerklavier ( by, and as, Yasmina Reza. Sydney , Paris, Edinburgh Festival) Madame Melville, Happy As Larry and Viv (both at Sydney’s Belvoir St Theatre) The Marvellous Boy (Griffin Theatre , Sydney) The Imaginary Invalid (Ensemble Theatre) The Paris Letter, Poster Girl, 4.48 Psychosis (by Sarah Kane) Winter, by Jon Fosse, Hilda, by Marie N’Diaye, and, (at the Kings Head Theatre), Kafka In Love and Cosi. She originated the role of Vivien Leigh in Letter To Larry, a play by Donald Macdonald (London, Paris) with more seasons being planned.
Other FILMS include: RAZZLE DAZZLE, Louis and Louise, the filmed adaptation of PERSEPHONE (Winner Gold Award at the Charleston International Film Festival, https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/the-screen-guide/t/persephone-1996/11233/), Plenty More Fish In the Sea (Portobello Film Fest) What Grown Ups Know (Audience Award Mardi Gras Film Fest) and the Auction (Winner Funniest Film at the Sydney Comedy Festival)
She was a Reader for the Royal Court Theatre, London, for five years
Her writing includes: stage plays Persephone , and A gap E and feature films: Passe–Partout (development) A***Memoire (in development) and Little Black Book (an adaptation of Jean-Claude Carriere’s play) as well as several short films, which she has also directed.
Her screenplay for Viv... follows the seasons of Letter to Larry, by Donald Macdonald, inspiring more information at
She is a member of British Equity and MEAA (Australia)
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