Galleries: Theatrical Portraits

Helen Lindsay as Countess Mortimer, Waste, Almeida Theatre, London, 2008

Oil on Linen,
51"x 35"

This painting depicts the veteran actress Helen Lindsay as Countess Mortimer, in her dressing room at the Almeida Theatre during the production of Waste 2008.
In this painting Carol has used some artistic license by placing references on the floor indicating Helens various film and television work.

Helen Lindsay’s theatre credits include Granville Barker’s The Voysey Inheritance at the National Theatre, An Ideal Husband at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, An Inspector Calls on the West End, Les Liaisons Dangereuse for the RSC, Thark at the Lyric Hammersmith, Habeus Corpus for Nottingham Playhouse and The Rivals and Charley’s Aunt for Oxford Playhouse Tour. Her film credits include Leningrad, The Wedding Date, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, AKA, Secrets,Darling ,Mission Impossible and The Tribe, and her television work includes Poirot, Foyle’s War, Little Lord Fauntleroy,Upstairs Downstairs, Ella and Her Mothers and Midsomer Murders.