Anna Beuden

17 appearances in RDG productions

In 2001 Anna burst on to the RDG stage as the volatile Catherine in Memory of Water, The.

In Spring 2002 she appeared in An evening with Gary Lineker. and later that year took over a minor role in Five Kinds of Silence for the All-Winners presentation of that production. In 2004 Anna made a big hit as the taciturn Evelyn in the comedy Absent Friends, following this with her contrasting role as Gioia in A Little Like Drowning. After an absence from the stage when Anna was producing her baby she returned in 2007 to play the volatile Sorel in Hay Fever followed, in contrast, by her touching portrayal of Eva inKindertransport. She appeared in the festival winning But Yesterday, receiving the Best Supporting Actor Trophy at the Spelthorne Festival.

Her appearance as the spIrited Sophie Weston in Tom Jones marked Anna's tenth appearance with the group. She made a delectable Felicity in out sell-out production of Habeas Corpus and was a key part o the cast for An Incident at the Border which won the 2012 Leatherhead Festival and gained further success at the Elmbridge Festival. The year ended on a triumphant note when Anna's talents were further exposed as one of the exuberant Calendar Girls. In Alan Bennett's comedy Enjoy Anna made a wonderfully flamboyant Linda. In 2016 Anna made a deep impression in the varied and complex role as the sparky mother in Primrose Way - a role which contributed the group winning The Leatherhead Festival and being Runners -up at the Elmbridge Festival. After a short break she returned to play Lady Castlemaine, the clever, scheming mistress of CharlesII in Nell Gwynn.