Lolly Susi


Actor, director, educator, author and playwright

Has acted and directed in the West End and for TV and film

Lolly has acted in theatres across Great Britain and abroad and has appeared numerous times in principal roles in the West End, opposite such stars as Helen Mirren (Donmar Warehouse), Joan Plowright (Wyndhams), Maureen Lipman (Duchess), Amanda Donahoe (Gielgud) and Katrin Cartlidge (Royal Court). Her film and television credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Proof, The Jacket, Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story, Agony Again, Drop the Dead Donkey, The Day Today, Over Here and In Suspicious Circumstances.

Her directing credits include productions at the Sheffield Crucible, Newcastle Playhouse, Royal National Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Jermyn Street Theatre, Offstage Downstairs, White Bear, Women’s Ensemble Theatre (NYC) and Manoa Valley Theatre (Hawaii). Besides her work at the Royal Academy of Music, she has also directed and taught at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, the Central School of Speech and Drama, and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Lolly privately coaches professional actors for both auditions and performance.

Lolly’s first play, Gone To L.A., was produced at the Hampstead Theatre. Her books, The Central Book: A 100-year History of the Central School of Speech and Drama, and An Untidy Career: Conversations with George Hall, are both published by Oberon.


‘Our dearest Lolly Susi has peacefully passed away today. A great loss to our team, and to the world of drama as a whole.’
Bjorn Dobbelaere, 13th February 2015



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