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Helen Baxendale

Helen Baxendale

United Kingdom

Age: 52

Born: 07 Jun, 1970

Known for

In Cuckoo as Lorna Thompsonas Lorna Thompson

in Cuckoo
In Dirk Gently as Susan Wayas Susan Way

in Dirk Gently
In Noughts & Crosses as Meggie McGregoras Meggie McGregor

in Noughts & Crosses
In Cold Feet as Rachel Bradleyas Rachel Bradley

in Cold Feet

TV Series Starring Helen Baxendale

Noughts & CrossesNoughts & Crosses
BBC One, 2020 | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.3/5

Noughts & Crosses series takes place in an alternate 21st-century Britain in which whites and blacks are segregated following centuries in which Africans had a technological and infrastructural superiority over Europeans who they made their slaves. The series will chart the forbidden love story between 'Cross' Sephy, a member of the black ruling class and daughter of a prominent politician, and 'Nought' Callum, a white member of the underclass.

BBC Two, 2012 | Comedy, Family | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

When Ken and Lorna collect their daughter from the airport, they're horrified to learn that she's returned from her gap year with more than just a henna tattoo and braids in her hair. At the arrival gate, she promptly introduces them to her new husband, Cuckoo - the squared-jawed, self-appointed spiritual ninja who is now their son-in-law.

Dirk GentlyDirk Gently
BBC Four, 2012 | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Stephen Mangan plays Dirk Gently in an adaptation of the novel for BBC.

Kidnap and RansomKidnap and Ransom
ITV, 2011 | Drama, Crime, Thriller
Rating: 2.5/5

After Naomi Shaffer is kidnapped in South Africa on business, Dominic King, a kidnap and ransom negotiator, is given the responsibility for making sure she makes it back home.

Cold FeetCold Feet
ITV, 1998 | Comedy, Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

Based on the British series, this drama follows the romantic entanglements of three young couples.

An Unsuitable Job for a WomanAn Unsuitable Job for a Woman
ITV, 1997 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Suspense
Rating: 1/5

The novels by P D James on which An Unsuitable Job for a Woman is based are An Unsuitable Job for a Woman [1972] and The Skull Beneath the Skin [1982]. Helen Baxendale (Friends) returns to MYSTERY! as the pensive, now pregnant private eye in an encore presentation of Series 1 and 2 of An Unsuitable Job for a Woman, the umbrella title for four multi-part dramas - Sacrifice, A Last Embrace, Living on Risk and Playing God.