'I am very happy to make this website, designed by Liz, official.'
ZoŽ Wanamaker CBE
My name is Liz, and I manage the website. For details of when and why it was created, please see the section about this website.
ZoŽ has an official Twitter account, @ZoeWanamaker, that she runs with her PA, Vanessa. I tweet at @LizLockhart1985.
Sam Wanamaker Playhouse:
You can donate to the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, and find out more about this recreation of an indoor Jacobean theatre, on the Shakespeare's Globe website. ZoŽ, who is Honorary President of the Globe, talks about the history and significance of the project in a video by the theatre.
Guestbook - To sign the guestbook, please click the picture below. Your comments are much appreciated.
15 July 2014 23:06
When ZoŽ attended dance spectacular Brasil Brasileiro's press night last week, she was interviewed about her love of Brazilian dance styles and starring in the next series of popular ITV drama Mr Selfridge. 'I love being a princess' in the series, she emphasised.
You can watch the short interview below:
You can see more pictures of ZoŽ and her husband, Gawn Grainger, on the red carpet in Monsters and Critics's photo gallery.
With thanks to Janet for the video link.
13 July 2014 17:44
If you've ever wondered what Zoe thinks about all things tech, you can find out in her latest interview, which is published in the Observer today.
She offers her thoughts on the pros and cons of smartphones, auditioning over Skype, which Harry Potter gadgets she would like to see available in the real world, and much more.
'The ability to fly would be fabulous. And I'd like an invisibility cloak as well, so I could spy on people,' she says.
12 July 2014 21:18
ZoŽ talks about the importance of attracting diverse audiences to the theatre in the Telegraph today. Referring to Sherlock star Martin Freeman, who is playing Richard III at London's Trafalgar Studios, she comments: 'If Martin is getting people who would normally watch television or go to the cinema into a theatre for the first time - especially when it's Shakespeare - then that's great.'
Zoe concludes that 'as many different people should cram into our theatres as possible and see the beauty of what is put on [there].' Anyone who has seen Zoe on stage will surely know how powerful theatre can be, and will agree with her sentiments.
11 July 2014 02:17
Zoe and her husband, Gawn Grainger, were among the special guests at Brasil Brasileiro's press night yesterday. Zoe's fellow Harry Potter star, David Bradley, was also on the guest list. You can see photos from the event, which was held at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London, on Getty Images, Contactmusic.com, and the Daily Mail.
'A celebration of the very best of dance and music from Brazil, the exuberance, spirit and energy of this magical country is brought to life in this summer's hottest must-see show, by Claudio Segovia,' says Sadler's Wells of Brasil Brasileiro. The dance venue is playing host to the Brazilian dance spectacular until the end of July.
30 June 2014 18:49
The hugely influential, multi-award-winning drama Edge of Darkness returns to UK television tonight, 30 June. The first episode of this six-part series, which was originally shown almost thirty years ago, will be broadcast by BBC Four at 10pm.
In Edge of Darkness Zoe plays a government agent, Clementine, who becomes entangled in the efforts of policeman Ronald Craven (played by the late, great Bob Peck) to uncover the truth about his daughter's life - and death.
Zoe's character appears in episodes three, four, and six. As the series, written by Troy Kennedy Martin and directed by Martin Campbell, is particularly intense and complex, I highly recommend watching all six episodes to keep up with every twist and turn of the plot!
If you would like to refresh your memory of Edge of Darkness, or for a concise introduction, Digital Spy has today published an excellent overview of the series. As the article concludes, Edge of Darkness features a host of 'perfect performances' and is suffused with 'oppressive, impressive moodiness'.