After her performance in Yerma electrified the capital, on Sunday night Billie Piper scooped Best Actress at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards. She tells Nick Curtis about her life on the fast track. Like many things in her life, Billie Piper embraced her triumph at Sunday night’s Evening Standard Theatre Awards wholeheartedly. “It feels GREAT,” laughs the 34-year-old, handling the statuette for the Natasha Richardson Award for Best Actress, which
Actress Billie Piper on her critically acclaimed performance in a modern interpretation of Lorca’s Yerma, which deals with the challenges of infertility. Listen to her interview here!
Chris is joined by Hollywood heavyweight Jonah Hill ahead of his latest blockbuster War Dogs, sporting pundit turned quiz show host Jeff Stelling and amazing actress Billie Piper. Plus country singing sisters Ward Thomas provide the Friday soundtrack as they perform live in the studio. Listen to her interview here!
Billie joined her co-stars last night at the Yerma Press Night After Party, after it opened to rave reviews. 11 HQ photos have been added to the gallery, enjoy!!
13 promotional stills and 7 rehearsal photos from Yerma have been added to the gallery!
Billie Piper says her latest stage role, about a woman desperate to have a child, feels very relevant because it’s an issue being faced by many women she knows. “It chimed quite vividly with me because so many of my friends are finding it quite hard to go through that,” Piper says. “It seems to be a very common topic at the moment.” Piper plays the title role of Yerma
The Young Vic have announced that Billie Piper will star in a new play based on Federico García Lorca’s Spanish play Yerma. The production will mark Piper’s debut at the Young Vic and the actress will take the titular role of a woman whose inability to have a child tears her life apart. Piper’s previous theatre credits include Great Britain, The Effect (National Theatre) for which she received an Olivier