SOPHIE THOMPSON's (Mary Musgrove) film credits include Richard Loncraine's "The Missionary" (Handmade Films), Francesca in Don Boyd's "21" and Lydia in "Four Weddings And A Funeral," directed by Mike Newell.
She played Gillian Player in "Message for Posterity" by Dennis Potter, directed by David Jones which opened the recent Performance season of classic plays. Her previous television credits include "The Master Blackmailer," a feature-length episode of "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" for Granada, and the leading role of Clare in the BBC comedy series "Nelson's Column."
At the National Theatre, Sophie worked with Robert Lepage on "A Midsummer's Night's Dream." For the Royal Shakespeare Company, she played Rosalind in "As You Like It" (directed by John Caird), and in the 1992/93 season at Stratford, played Helena in Sir Peter Hall's production of "All's Well That End's Well." She was nominated as Best Supporting Actress in the 1994 Olivier Awards for her performance as Marcle Banks in "Wildest Dreams," written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn.