Foto: Robert Goddyn
actress and theatre director

Fiona Shaw

Fiona Shaw is an actress and a theatre director. She is known to a large audience as Petunia Dursley in the Harry Potter films. Shaw studied philosophy before studying at the Royal Academy for Dramatic Art in London, and in the theatre played the main roles in Electra (1988), Hedda Gabler (1991), Happy Days (2008), Medea (2008) and Mother Courage (2009). She directed her first opera, Vaughan Williams’s Riders to the Sea, in 2008.

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 52

Wat is groot?

Speaker at


Art and Greatness


14 June 2009 14.00 - 17.00 Muziekgebouw Amsterdam