began her professional career working in weekly repertory theatre. She subsequently joined the Old Vic for two years where she performed in many productions including the role of Maria in Twelfth Night
. Her long list of stage credits includes the recent production of A Busy Day
, as well as Measure for Measure
, Playboy of the Western World
, School for Wives
, The Wind in the Willows
, Habeas Corpus
, Orpheus Descending
, and Absolute Hell
. She also directed Strindberg's The Stronger
at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Eugene O'Neil's Before Breakfast
as part of the RSC Fringe Festival.
Ms. Macready's motion picture work includes roles in The Night is Young, Quills, The Pirates of Penzance, The Scarlet Pimpernel Hellraisers and The Village.
Equally renowned for her appearances on television, she has starred in a wide variety of programs the highlights of which include Heartbeat, Dangerfield, Loving, In the Cold Light of Day, A Feast At Midnight, The Rector's Wife, Eastenders, Roll Over Beethoven, Forever Young, The Woman in White, Tales of the Unexpected, Couples and Trial and Retribution.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.
Carol MacReady Facts
|A Feast At Midnight|
|The Flame Trees of Thika|
|Dorothy L. Sayers Mysteries|
|The Return of the Sand Fairy|
|Lord Peter Wimsey: Gaudy Night|