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Helen Baxendale

Helen Baxendale

United Kingdom

Age: 54

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 On Hiatus | 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 Cancelled/Ended | 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 Cancelled/Ended | 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 Cancelled/Ended | 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 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

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 Cancelled/Ended | 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.

Cardiac ArrestCardiac Arrest
BBC One, 1994 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Medical

This series shows the workings of an English hospital through the eyes of its junior doctors. Naive and idealistic Dr Andrew Collins (Andrew Lancel), soon realises he still has much to learn. His boss, Dr Claire Maitland (Helen Baxendale) on the other hand, has seen it all. She is a competent doctor, with a cynical view, and is ready to work the system when needed, but she and Collins work well together as she guides him through the many minefields of working in the NHS.