Boel Marie Larsson
Swedish-born actress and director with superb comic timing and versatility. Boel has spent a lifetime performing in a huge variety of comic and dramatic roles, from Goldoni to Shakespeare, including standup, Beowulf , puppetry, cabaret and childrens’ theatre. She has worked in film, TV and theatre, acted with Kenneth Branagh and worked with directors such as Pernilla August, Bille August , Jan Troell, performing the length and breadth of Sweden, and at Wasa teater in Finland.
Leading dramatic and comic roles include the Marquise de Merteuil in Dangerous Liaisons, Malvolio in ”Twelfth Night”, and Varieté Vauduvill which involved 2 summers of tapdancing, playing the fiddle and magic tricks!
Boel trained and lived in the UK and at Teaterhögskolan in Malmö and in Lund. She has appeared in both the Swedish and British versions of the Wallander TV series. Boel's many film appearances include ”Den goda viljan”. TV roles include Ann-Louise in ”Halvvägs till himlen”, several episodes of the Wallander series – both the English and Swedish, most recently ” The Troubled man”. Since 1993 Boel has run her own theatre company Thales Teater based in Österlen, which regularily performs and tours in southern Sweden. Boel plays the delightful Lettice Douffet - originally played by Maggie Smith - in Playmate's "Lettice and Lovage". She also successfully directed Edward Albee's "The Goat or Who is Syliva?" for Playmate in Malmö and Copenhagen.