Harriet Walter is best known for her two BBC TV roles as Charity in The Men’s Room and as Amy in Unfinished Business. But she has an extensive and successful stage career, winning many awards on the way including Best Actress by the Sony Radio Awards and a Laurence Olivier Award for Actress of the Year in a Revival for roles in Twelfth Night, Three Sisters, and A Question of Geography. Her film credits include Villa des Roses, Onegin, The Governess, Bedrooms and Hallways, Keep the Aspidistra Flying and Sense & Sensibility. She also writes about the theatre, contributing to academic journals. Her first book, Other People’s Shoes, is based on her theatrical life.