Extract from The Sunday Times:
Tara Fitzgerald studied at the Drama Centre between 1987-90. Soon after graduating she starred in the West End alongside Peter O’Toole in “Our Song”. Her subsequent career included numerous roles on British television, including “Six Characters in Search of an Author”, “The Chamomile Lawn”, “The Vacillations Of Poppy Carew”, “The Virgin Queen”, which also starred Anne-Marie Duff, and beginning in 2007, “Waking the Dead”.
Her stage roles have included Blanche Dubois in the Bristol Old Vic 2000 production of “A Streetcar Named Desire”, and Ophelia (opposite Ralph Fiennes) in a 1995 production of “Hamlet”; for the latter she won a New York Drama Critics Circle Best Supporting Actress Award. In film she acted in the Academy Award nominated Czech movie “Dark Blue World” and was paired with Hugh Grant in “The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain” and “Sirens”. She also had major roles in “A Woman of No Importance”, “New World Disorder” and the film adaptation of Dodie Smith's “I Capture the Castle”.