Many quality TV shows are among the greatest of the past decade. The audience would be proud of many American and British TV series. The British movie production is always among the top in the movie world. Great Britain can offer more than just a few films. The bands such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones have changed the music forever.
In the American TV shows (such as The Office, Game Of Thrones, etc.), the fans can enjoy a number of performances of well-known actresses of the Hollywood. Many of them might be familiar to an avid movie fan. But, the British TV shows are different from many aspects. Their production style is unique, and some of the actresses might not be familiar to you. The shows such as Skins, Downtown Abbey, and The Office offer beautiful actresses that you might like. So, take a look at the Complex’s list of wonderful actresses in the British TV series.
Katie McGrath in Merlin
An Irish actress is always a good choice for a start. Katie portrayed Morgana in the famous BBC television series Merlin. Her acting qualities were also presented in The Tudors and Freakdog. At first, she wasn’t interested in the movie business. Her ambitions were concentrated on becoming a fashion journalist. But, she did a good job in some of the best television series, and the directors became interested in her. Katie has been nominated for the Virgin Media TV Award as Best Actress, and also, in the category of Hottest Female for playing Morgana in the Merlin TV series. She has been nominated several times in the past too.
Freya Mavor in Skins
The 21-year-old Freya has made a huge impact in the British teen drama series Skins. The role has provided her other film and TV series opportunities. Many people don’t know that she has worked as a model before becoming an actress. But, she preferred acting more since it gave her a chance to show that a person can do more than his / her appearance. Freya was also named one of the world’s 100 sexiest women in 2012. Her intentions are to become a top actress in the movie business. The movie critics say that she has a bright future and her career will only go upwards.
Jessica Brown Findlay in Downton Abbey
Misfits is a great TV show that Jessica appeared in, but Downton Abbey is the one, which made her popular. Like many of the other actresses, Findlay wasn’t interested in acting in the starting. She liked ballet a lot, and her dancing career started at a very young age. But, everything changed when she suffered from a career-ending injury. Some people would say that it was a good thing since she is doing a great job on the television right now. But, her beauty only makes the role better, and it is a reason why Jessica is on this list.
Melissa George in Hunted
Melissa is one gorgeous actress, who cannot be skipped from this list. Her appearance in Home and Away gave a kickstart to her career. Now, with her charming looks and talent, she is able to make a TV show to be watched around the globe. Melissa received a Golden Globe nomination for playing Laura Hill in the TV series In Treatment in 2008. She has also appeared on the cover of famous magazines like Vogue, GQ, etc. The covers proved her beauty to be capable of the TV screens, but the British show Hunted made her even more successful. Melissa has worked with actors such as Sophie Okonedo and Martin Freeman. The fans can see her work in the films such as Sugar & Spice (2001), Dark City (1998), and many others.
Kaya Scodelario in Skins
The TV show ‘Skins’ went through some changes in the last season in 2013. Kaya wasn’t aware that she will return to the show again in 2013. Kaya thought that the show was finished in 2010 since she said in an interview that the end of the show made her cry a lot. But, it was great that the director reunited her with Effy Stonem for the last season. ‘Skins’ is among the best British TV shows and Kaya is one of the reasons for it. Her fans are always expecting her future TV roles. Scodelario offers beauty and grace in each of her acting gigs. Right now, she is one of the loveliest persons in the British TV.