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From Midwife to Murder

Actor Poppy Gilbert (LEH 2008- 2015) is carving out a real name for herself on primetime TV with two leading roles this month and next (January and February 2020).
Eagle-eyed Performing Arts Co-ordinator Mrs Tate spotted her “wearing an orange dress and giving birth” as Lesley Pike on Call the Midwife on BBC ONE last night.

She’ll be back on our screens next month playing a major role in a gripping new two-part Agatha Christie drama called The Pale Horse which stars Rufus Sewell and kicks off BBC ONE on Sunday 9 February.

She plays Thomasina Tuckerton, the heiress to a fortune. The character is described as: “raging and wild, delighting in shocking and embarrassing her family, especially her stepmother.”

When a murder investigation is launched into the death of a young woman, a mysterious list of names is discovered in her shoe. It prompts an inquiry to not only find the killer but to understand the list of names and what it means.

Poppy graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama last year and has performed in the Sam Wanamaker Festival at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.  She played a leading role in many of the LEH productions during her time here.
 
 
 

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