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Maxine Peake

Actor Maxine Peake has argued that women need to be allowed to tell their own stories in theatre, as she announced an all-female creative...

Maxine Peake will star in a new show at the Barbican about one woman's experiences with IVF. Avalanche: A Love Story is adapted from Julia...

Maxine Peake has been announced as the recipient of this year's outstanding contribution to British theatre prize at the UK Theatre Awards. The actor and...

Leading theatremakers including Vicky Featherstone, Rufus Norris, Dominic Cooke and Maxine Peake tell David Benedict about the writer’s influence on their work and how...

Maxine Peake, Natascha McElhone, Frances Barber and Imogen Stubbs will read sections of The Odyssey, in what is thought will be the first time...

It feels like Maxine Peake is on home turf with her third play for the stage. Like Beryl and The Last Testament of Lillian...

Queens of the Coal Age – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Bryony Shanahan directs Maxine Peake’s play about Anne Scargill and her protest against the closure of...

Since her debut in BBC sitcom Dinnerladies in the late 1990s, the actor and writer has emerged as one of the UK’s most sought-after...

The role of Winnie, the buried heroine of Samuel Beckett’s 1961 play, is one of those parts that actors relish. It’s a mountain of...
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