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Anna Madeley: Bio, Profile, Education, Career, Boyfriend, Family

Anna Madeley has appeared in more than thirty films and television series. Some of her most notable films and television shows are The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010), Deadwater Fell (2020), Patrick Melrose (2018), Strawberry Fields (2012), and Affinity (2008). Anna Madeley spent three seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company and featured in three off-West End shows. She has appeared in BBC television productions and on Channel 4. Anna has also worked in radio and movies. In this article, we will discuss more about Anna Madeley’s Bio, Education, Career, Boyfriend, and Family

Anna Madeley Biography

Bio, Education, and Family

Anna was born on March 8, 1976, in London, England. Madeley was raised in London, where she attended North London Collegiate School and began her acting career as a kid. She then attended the Central School of Speech and Drama.


Anna Madeley was in a relationship with Benedict Cumberbatch in 2018 as they worked together on many projects. Currently, she is dating Geoffrey Streatfeild who is an English actor in film, television, stage, and radio. His most noteworthy film and television roles are The Other Boleyn Girl and Kinky Boots. In 2007-08, he also featured in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Histories” company as Prince Hal/Henry V (Henry IV Parts One, Two, and Henry V), Suffolk (Henry VI Parts I and II), and Rivers (Henry VI Part III and Richard III). Geoffrey’s elder brother, Richard Streatfeild, a serving major in The Rifles, tutored him on military life for his parts in Henry V and Journey’s End. Streatfeild joined the cast of Spooks for the last season in 2011, portraying Calum Reed, a Junior Case Officer at MI5 until the show’s finale. Streatfeild appeared in the BBC2 political comedy The Thick of It as DoSac’s “Inbetweener” junior minister in 2012. In the spy film Spooks: The Greater Good (2015), he played Calum Reed again.


Anna began her career as a child actor in 1985, playing a young infant in the film “Claudia”. She was initially recognized by the public as Emma in the comic television program ‘Cold Feet.’ She then worked in the domestic English entertainment sector, as well as the American entertainment business and Hollywood, acting in many films and television series. Her professional career started when she was a child. She was with the Royal Shakespeare Company for three seasons, from 2001 to 2004. In 2005, she performed in three off-Broadway productions: Laura Wade’s Colder Than Here, The Philanthropist, and The Cosmonaut’s Last Message. The following year, Anna appeared as both Aaron and Young Alexander Ashbrook in Helen Edmundson’s Coram Boy, which premiered at the Royal National Theatre. Following that, she starred in two BBC television films, The Secret Life of Mrs Beeton and Aftersun, as well as the high-profile ITV drama The Outsiders. Anna had a cameo appearance in Channel 4’s Consent. When the original actress became unwell in February 2007, she took over as Nina in a performance of The Seagull as an understudy.

Madeley starred in The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister, a 2010 film based on Jane English’s script and starring Maxine Peake as Anne Lister, a 19th-century industrialist who was Britain’s “first modern lesbian” and maintained a thorough journal. The film premiered on the first night of the Frameline Film Festival at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco in June 2010. In January 2013, Madeley appeared in Hammer Films’ first live theatre production, a new stage adaption of The Turn of the Screw. In 2016, she played Clarissa Eden in the Netflix series The Crown. In the fantasy/adventure film The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018), she plays Marie Stahlbaum, Clara’s late mother and the queen of the enchanted kingdom Clara finds. In 2020, she portrayed Kate Kendrick in Deadwater Fell and was hired as housekeeper Audrey Hall in the adaptation of All Creatures Great and Small.

Strawberry Fields tells the story of two sisters who both desire the same man but in different ways. It is a daring and innovative melodrama that puts a unique perspective on a complicated narrative of passion, competition, and emancipation. A seemingly carefree woman is seen riding through tiny roads until arriving at a strawberry farm, where she accepts a job, lives in a shabby trailer, and begins to form bonds with her coworkers, particularly one gruff farmhand named Kev. Although distant and secretive, it is not until a brilliant lady comes in the strawberry fields that we learn who she was fleeing from, Emily, her sister. Emily is quirky to the point of danger, and it isn’t long until the two sisters start a battle of wills, with Kev stuck in the middle.

The Anatomy Of A Scandal is Based on Sarah Vaughan’s best-selling novel of the same name, the six-part series follows the narrative of a lady whose high-profile husband gets caught up in a shocking secret that threatens the Westminster Government’s credibility and tears a family apart. Anatomy Of A Scandal is about a British court case featuring a parliamentary minister named James who is accused of a heinous crime. His wife, Sophie, is sure of James’ innocence, which she fiercely seeks to establish, whilst barrister and prosecutor Kate Woodcroft is equally persuaded of his guilt.

Affinity takes place in Victorian England. Its main character is Margaret Prior, an upper-class woman who becomes a lady visitor at a local jail. Margaret accepted the employment partly to divert herself. Margaret’s brother recently married a lady she had a connection with. Margaret is still lamenting the end of their affair. Margaret gets particularly interested in a prisoner called Selena Dawes. Selena is in prison for allegedly murdering a young woman. Selena worked as a psychic and medium, and she claimed the death was caused by one of her ghosts. Margaret is captivated by Selena’s apparent clairvoyant skill. She starts to strive to solve the mystery of her confinement. She begins to investigate the mystery of her confinement, all the while falling for the intriguing Selena.


  • Claudia (1985)
  • Back Home (1990)
  • Cold Feet (1998)
  • Dad (1999)
  • Guest House Paradiso (1999)
  • A Dinner of Herbs (2000)
  • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (2001)
  • The Royal (2003)
  • The Rivals (2004)
  • Stoned (2005)
  • Aftersun (2006)
  • The Outsiders (2006)
  • The Secret Life of Mrs. Beeton (2006)
  • Consent (2007)
  • Lewis (2007)
  • Uninvited (2007)
  • The Old Curiosity Shop (2007)
  • Sense and Sensibility (2008)
  • In Bruges (2008)
  • Affinity (2008)
  • Waking the Dead (2008)
  • Brideshead Revisited (2008)
  • The Children (2008)
  • Agatha Christie’s Marple (2008)
  • Crooked House (2008)
  • Law & Order: UK (2009)
  • Hustle (2010)
  • The Secret Diaries of Miss Anne Lister (2010)
  • The Reckoning (2011)
  • A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)
  • Strawberry Fields (2012)
  • Secret State (2012)
  • Words Of The Titanic (2012)
  • Agatha Christie’s Poirot (2013)
  • Silent Witness (2013)
  • Utopia (2013)
  • Mr Selfridge (2013)
  • Code of a Killer (2015)
  • The Crown (2016)
  • Patrick Melrose (2018)
  • Silent Witness (2018)
  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
  • Deadwater Fell (2020)
  • Sitting in Limbo (2020)
  • All Creatures Great and Small (2020-2023)
  • Time (2021)
  • Anatomy of a Scandal (2022)
  • Secret Invasion (2023)
  • Vindicta (2024)
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