Maxine Peake

Peake, Maxine

  • Position: Actress
  • Company: Freelance

Maxine Peake is an English stage, radio, film and television actress. Her wide-ranging career - spanning TV, theatre and film - includes Victoria Wood’s Dinnerladies, Shameless, The Village and Silk and the recent BBC drama Three Girls set in Rotherham. In recent years, at the Royal Exchange Manchester, she has played the title roles of Hamlet and Miss Julie. Her next project Funny Cow is set in Sheffield against the backdrop of a working men’s club in the 1970s.