Alice Orr-Ewing

Alice Josephine Orr-Ewing (born 7 July 1989) is a British actress who starred in the 2012 British film The Scapegoat, an adaptation of the 1957 novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier.

Alice Orr-Ewing
Alice Josephine Orr-Ewing[1]

(1989-07-07) 7 July 1989[2]
Hammersmith, London, England
AgentMarkham, Froggatt and Irwin
Parent(s)Hon. Robert James Orr-Ewing and Susannah Bodley Scott[1]
RelativesIan Orr-Ewing[1]

Early life

Orr-Ewing was born in Hammersmith, London, the third child of the Hon. Robert James Orr-Ewing and Susannah (née Bodley Scott), and is the granddaughter of the Conservative politician Ian Orr-Ewing.[1] She was educated at Heathfield School, Ascot, between 2001 and 2007,[3] and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 2008 to 2011.[4]


She had a small part in the 2007 film Atonement before taking up a place at drama school. Within two years of leaving LAMDA she had appeared in two feature films and two television series, including the last episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot.[2] She then appeared in Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, a biopic of the life of the painter J. M. W. Turner, and the biographical drama The Theory of Everything.[3][4]


List of acting performances in film and television
Title Year Role Notes Source
Atonement 2007 Probationary nurse [2]
A Fantastic Fear of Everything 2012 Livinia [2]
The Scapegoat 2012 Frances [2]
Agatha Christie's Poirot: Curtain: Poirot's Last Case 2013 Judith Hastings TV series, finale [2]
Blandings: Pig-hoo-o-o-o-ey 2013 Angela TV series [2]
Pramface 2014 Penny TV series [4]
Mr. Turner 2014 Second young lady Dir. Mike Leigh [4]
The Theory Of Everything 2014 Diana Dir. James Marsh [4]
Victoria 2016 Lady Flora Hastings
A Very English Scandal 2018 Caroline Allpass


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  2. "Alice Orr-Ewing". IMDb. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  3. "Ex-Ascot schoolgirl bags role in BBC's Blandings". Archived from the original on 2013-02-14. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  4. "Alice Orr-Ewing". Archived from the original on 26 June 2013. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
  5. "Meet the cast of Victoria". Radio Times. 28 August 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
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