The Green Wing Cast
plays Dr. Caroline Todd
Before appearing in Green Wing, Tamsin starred in Channel 4 comedy 'Black Books' alongside fellow comic actors Dylan Moran and Bill Bailey, as well as the 2003 remake of 'Ready When You Are, Mr McGill'. She also had minor roles in 'Jonathan Creek', 'Happiness', 'People Like Us' and the film 'Shaun of the Dead'. Tamsin has been the voice of Debbie Aldridge in long-running radio soap opera 'The Archers' since the 1991. She has since appeared in an episode of 'Doctor Who', and co-starred with Michael Landes in the comedy drama 'Love Soup'.
In 2005, Tamsin won a Royal Television Society Award (Best Comedy Performance) for her role as Caroline in Green Wing. She was also nominated for a BAFTA, but was beaten by Little Britain's Matt Lucas and David Walliams. Tamsin grew up in Camden, and now lives in London with her husband, the actor Richard Leaf, and her three children.
plays Dr. Mac McCartney
Julian has been appearing on both the small and big screens for over a decade now - roles in the nineties have included parts in TV programmes 'Dangerfield' and 'Heat of the Sun', and films 'The Madness of King George' and 'Notting Hill'. More recently, he had a supporting role in 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider', has starred in 'Hippies', 'The Rotters' Club' and 'Keen Eddie', and has had guest roles in comedies 'Absolutely Fabulous' and 'Black Books' (where his character mananged to seduce his future co-star Tamsin Greig). He has also starred in the films 'Rabbit Fever' and 'The River King'.
At the time of writing Julian is 37 years old. He read English at Warwick University before studying Acting at the Central School of Speech and Drama. He also plays the cello and piano.
plays Dr. Guy Secretan
Stephen Mangan spent years starring in plays in London's West End before breaking into TV playing the title role in 'Adrian Mole: The Cappucino Years' in 2001, although he had had a few minor roles in other programmes before this, and appeared in 'Billy Elliot'. His pre-Green Wing credits also include parts in 'I'm Alan Partridge', 'The Armando Iannucci Shows', 'Chunky Monkey', and 'Ready When You Are, Mr McGill' (along with Tamsin Greig). Since playing the arrogant Guy in Green Wing, he starred as the equally arrogant Sean Sullivan in the BAFTA-nominated film 'Festival', and tennis-obsessed Josef in the film 'Confetti'. Following Green Wing he went on to appear in 'The Magic Carpet', a play performed at The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith and is now lined up to appear in many other TV series. He also has an MA in Law from Cambridge.
plays Dr. Alan Statham
Thanks to roles in the controversial 'Brass Eye', the award-winning sketch show 'Big Train', the somewhat disturbing 'Jam' and the critically acclaimed sitcom 'Spaced', Mark Heap was well established as a cult comedy star before he appeared in Green Wing. He can also be spotted in films 'About A Boy', 'The Calcium Kid', and the 2005 version of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'. He also appeared in 'Confetti' alongside Green Wing co-stars Stephen Mangan and Olivia Colman. Mark recently filmed a sitcom pilot called 'Now The Weather'.
Mark is a trained circus performer who started out as a street entertainer, even winning an award for a comedy juggling act!
plays Dr. Martin Dear
Green Wing was Karl's first television role - but not his first experience of working with the programme's creator Victoria Pile, having been involved in the writing of her hit sketch show 'Smack the Pony'. He recently appeared in British comedy film 'The Truth'.
Karl was brought up in Lowestoft, and attended dance school when he was young. He later graduated from The Drama Centre and worked with Theatre De Complicite, as well as doing the rounds as a stand-up comdian (including a gig at Edinburgh).
plays Sue White
A leading role in Annie Griffin's cult comedy 'The Book Group' helped Michelle to become recognised as a surreal comic actress, and she had parts in 'My Family', 'Ready When You Are, Mr McGill' and 'Carrie and Barry' before starring in Green Wing. She has since appeared in the film 'Chromophobia', and alongside Doon Mackichan in 'Feel The Force', a comedy about two policewomen.
Michelle trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and is married to actor Jack Davenport (Steve in Coupling and Norrington in Pirates of the Caribbean).
plays Joanna Clore
Pippa Haywood's extensive television credits include 'Jonathan Creek', 'The Bill', and 'Goodnight Sweetheart', as well as playing Helen Brittas in 'The Brittas Empire'. She was also in Lynda LaPlante's 'The Commander' and is soon to appear in the new comedy 'Fear, Stress and Anger' alongside Peter Davison. Pippa appeared in the film 'If Only', directed by Gil Junger. Her varied theatre roles include Helena in 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', Mopsa in 'The Winter's Tale' and an appearance in 'The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe'.
plays Dr. Angela Hunter
Sarah Alexander's will soon be seen playing opposite Michelle Pfeiffer in romantic comedy film 'I Could Never Be Your Woman'. She recently starred in NBC's cancelled new comedy 'Teachers'. Sarah has appeared in a wide variety of television, film and theatrical roles, all mainly comedy based. She starred in the big hits 'The Worst Week of My Life', 'Coupling' and 'Smack The Pony'. Her other TV appearances include 'Drop The Dead Donkey', and 'Smith And Jones'. Sarah's roles in theatre include 'The Vagina Monologues' and 'Macbeth'. Her film credits include 'Romeo And Juliet', 'Pinocchio' and 'Seaview Knights'.
Oliver Chris has played a wide variety of roles in both television and film, appearing in 'Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason'.
His television credits include roles in 'Sharpe's Challenge', the new C4 sitcom 'The IT Crowd', 'Sweet Medicine', 'Shelly', 'The Real Jane Austen', 'According to Bex' and 'Casualty'. Oliver's other film credits include 'The Other Boleyn Girl' and 'The Gathering'.
Oliver played Ricky Howard in the first series of Ricky Gervais's "The Office" too, this was where many people first spotted him.
For other guest cast see IMDb