Fiz Marcus is an accomplished actress with many years of experience on stage and screen. Her stage work includes West End , Number 1 Tours, Regional Repertory, and Fringe. She can be followed on Twitter @FizMarcus
Despite Covid, 2021 has been a very busy year and has included playing a Hungarian in the US TV series “Atlanta 3”, a seaside Fortune Teller in “Sandylands” (UKTV) and Joan a spritely elderly pensioner from Doncaster in “The Holden Girls: Mandy & Myrtle” a spoof dram/ doc for E4. She recently filmed on Doctors, playing Maisie Pritchett a wily vagrant and has just finished shooting a short “The Walled Garden”.
As with most people, 2020 was anything but a straightforward year. A planned commercial for Amazon to be shot in Prague was pulled at the last minute as was a TV role in “Pennyworth.” Luckily the “Pennyworth” job was re scheduled and shot at the end of August. In addition to this 2020 also saw her playing a traffic warden in the new Electric Mini commercial.
In 2019 work included playing the suburban housewife Joy in the feature film ‘She Will’ alongside Rupert Everett & Alice Krige, Rosa Joselowicz in the TV movie ‘Das Boot 2’, a Russian guest of Prince Yusupov in the feature film ‘Kingsman: The Great Game’, and Edith Jacobs in ‘Three Sisters’ a new play by Julia Pascal.
In 2018 she played Debra Harport, a guest lead in ‘Doctors’ and prior to that appeared as the Cook and Club Member in ‘Absolute Hell’ at The National Theatre directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.
Work in 2017 included ‘Flycatcher’ at The Hope Theatre, ‘Mr Ten Days’ for The Wireless Theatre Co, & a Music Video for Dutch singer Tessa Rose Jackson. In 2016 she worked with The Guildford Shakespeare Company in their 10th Anniversary Summer Season appearing as The Duchess Solinus, Courtesan and Abbess in ‘The Comedy Of Errors’ and as Leonata in ‘Much Ado About Nothing’. She played Margaret in the short film ‘Falling In Love’ and filmed a BBC 2 documentary about the Deepcut Barracks Inquest, playing Alison Foster QC. Other work involved a rehearsed reading of ‘Birthright’ by Laura Poliakoff as part of the Playwrought Festival at The Arcola Theatre. and rehearsed readings for ‘Anonymous Is A Woman’ as part of their Women In The West End Season.
Fiz has a wide playing range both in terms of character and age. During 2015 she appeared at The Finborough Theatre as Jachne – Braine the gravedigger’s wife in ‘Treasure’ a Yiddish satirical comedy set in Russia in the 1900s. Other work included Esme in ‘Amy’s View’ and Marian Palmer in ‘Sweet Revenge’ as part of the Windsor Theatre Royal 2015 Summer Rep Season, Sandra a supermarket worker in ‘Stained’ for Braine Hownd Films and voicing the latest TV commercial for ‘Acorn Stairlifts’!
With a keen interest in new writing, recent work has included appearing with West Avenue Theatre Company at The Waterloo East Theatre, research and development on a new play set in Leeds for The New Bradford Theatre, a showcase of new American writing for Chaski’s Theatre Company and ‘Occupied’ at Theatre 503 for which she received an OFFIE nomination.
Other favourite roles over the last few years include ‘Dottie’, a tough working class American in ‘Good People’ at The English Theatre Frankfurt , ‘Mrs Robinson’ a society palm reader in the South East tour of ‘In Extremis’. Maggie, a middle aged ‘tart with a heart’ from Selby Yorkshire in the feature film ‘Heckle’ for Comedy Girl/Palm Tree. ‘Hester’ the middle class magistrate in The London Classic Theatre Company 2012 UK & Irish tour of ‘Equus’, and ‘Mam’ – Alan Bennett’s ageing mother in the No 1 tour of ‘The Lady In The Van”.
TV has included Brenda, a care worker with Dot Cotton in EastEnders’ and a Serbian receptionist in a brothel in ‘Skins’. Other screen work includes ‘Holby City’ ,’Jekyll’, ‘Mayo’ and ‘The Amazing Mrs Pritchard’, as well as feature films ”Heckle’, ‘Jaypen Code 20’, ‘Swinging With The Finkels’ ‘Suzie Gold’ ‘ The Penalty King’ & ‘Leon The Pig Farmer’
She has appeared frequently in radio plays for The Wireless Theatre Company & Audible, has extensive corporate experience and is a regular voice over.
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