Sian Brooke Bio, Age, Height, Early Life, Career, Personal Life and MorePosted By: Nazia Mughal | November 6, 2018
Sian Brooke Biography
Sian Brooke (born in 1980 in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England) as Sian Phillips. She is an actress, known for Sherlock (2010), Meadowlands (2007) and Hamlet (2015). Sian Brooke is a British actress known for portraying Laura in ‘all about George’, Lori in Cape Wrath, and Eurus Holmes in Sherlock. Her height is 5 feet, 6 inches.
Sian Brooke Early Life
Sian Elizabeth Phillips was born in England, and she is the youngest of three siblings. She adopted a stage name to remove confusion with fellow actress Sian Phillips, choosing Brooke after an English Civil War general who did his services at Lichfield. Sian is the daughter of the police officer and teacher. Her early education was at The Friary School in Litchfield. In the start, she joined Lichfield Youth Theatre at the age of 11 years before becoming the member of the National Youth Theatre and subsequently training at Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), from where she received her degree of graduation in 2002.
Sian Brooke Career and Success
Her acting debut was as Krista in television series Dinotopia in 2002. Her television credits include “ a touch of frost, hotel Babylon, Foyle’s war and the fixer.” As a child, Sian featured in Strangers in Utah with Adrian Dunbar & Phyllida Law. She also played a lead role of Laura in the all about George’ and Lori Marcuse in ‘Cap Wrath.’
Brooke has provided her enchanting voice to the radio dramas ‘ murder on the homefront’ ‘ a pin to see Peepshow’ and ‘dreaming in Africa.’
Theatre work of Brooke includes “Harvest, Dying City, Dido Queen of Carthage, In the Club, The birthday party and Perhaps.” She has also taken part in the productions of Poor Beck, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, and Romeo and Juliet, with the Royal Shakespeare Company. From July to August 2008, Brooke played Dorothy Gale in the musical The Wizard of Oz at the Southbank Centre. The production directed by Jude Kelly. During 2011, at the Almeida Theatre London, she emerged in Stephen Poliakoff’s My city and Neil LaBute’s Reasons to be Pretty.
From August to Oct 2015, Brooke played Ophelia alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in the Barbican’s productions of Hamlet.
In the year of 2017, Brooke starred in the 4th season of television crime drama Sherlock as Sherlock Holmes’ secret sister Eurus. She gave audition for multiple characters in the show before the showrunners told Brooke that all the characters were one, Eurus, who would be a master of disguise. Writing of Michael Hogan for The Daily Telegraph in his review of the third episode of the season left a comment that the role was “a star-making turn from Sian Brooke.” Later in that year, Sian appeared with Sheridan Smith and Gemma Whelan in the BBC miniseries The Moor side based on the Kidnapping of Shannon Matthews.
She has been the part of following television shows and programs:
She participated in “under the greenwood tree” in 2005 as Susan Dewy for ITV channel.
“a touch of frost” in 2006 as Carol Haymarsh for ITV.
“Housewife 49” in 20006 as Evelyn Edwards for ITV.
“Foyle’s War” in 2007 as Phyllis Law for ITV.
“Hotel Babylon” in 2007 as Lisa for BBC One.
“Cape Wrath” in 207 as Lori Marcuse for Channel 4.
“The Fixer” in 2008 as Melrose Cassidy for ITV.
“Midsomer Murders” in 2008 as Christine Turner for ITV.
“the Commander” in 2008 as DC Marian Randall.
“Doc Martin” in 2009 as Claire for ITV.
“new tricks” in 2010 as Eileen Harrison for BBC One.
“silk” in 2011 as Annie Laidlaw for BBC one.
“man down’ in 2013 as Daisy for Channel 4.
“Lewis’ in 2014 as Jennie of ITV.
“not safe for work” in 2015 as Martine Mccutcheon for Channel 4.
Also her participation for the television, she also played her role for the stage.
“just a bloke” in 2002 as Lisa for Royal Court Theatre.
“the one with the oven” in 202 as Sarah for Royal Court Theatre.
“Perhaps” in 2002 as Dina for Wyndham’s Theatre.
“Romeo and Juliet” in 2004-2005 as Juliet for Royal Shakespeare Theatre Noel Coward Theatre.
Sian Brooke Personal life
Brooke is married, and she has two children. She has been active since 2002. She has been working for the film “Mission impossible 6’ for the year 2018.