Virginia Stride

Virginia has had a long and varied career working in West End, in Repertory, on Tour and in Television.

Her most recent credits include ‘Mrs Stroller’ in HUSTLE for BBC1 and the role of ‘The Duchess of Windsor’ in THE ROMANCE IF THE CENTURY at The Brighton Festival.

West End appearances include the Waterhouse/Hall comedy Celebration, Richard Harris’s double bill Albert & Virginia, and the same author’s thriller The Business of Murder, the revue As Dorothy Parker Once Said and Francis Durbridge’s A Touch of Danger.

National Tours include Coward’s Present Laughter, Agatha Christie’s The Unexpected Guest, & in Maugham’s The Constant Wife. She played the role of Daisy in Driving Miss Daisy, Aurelia in Letters Home – the Life of Sylvia Plath,   Rattigan’s In Praise of Love,  The Trouble with Old Lovers, Ruth Rendall’s The House of Stairs,  and the eponymous Mrs M in Move over Mrs Markham (three times).

Musical Theatre includes– Lionel and Clarissa, No Trams to Lime Street, Salad Days (twice), and Sondheim’s A Little Night Music (Desiree).

Her many Television appearances include Alan Bennett’s On The Margin (BBC series), The Expert (series), This Year Next Year, (ITV series) & A Touch of Spice, (BBC)  and the short film Red Sky at Sunset for C4.