Claire Foy as Lady Persie Towyn
Lady Persephone Towyn is the 20 year-old sister of Lady Agnes.Ravishing but gauche, she has been marooned in Wales due to lack of family funds - a situation Lady Agnes is delighted to reverse. But Lady Persie’s lack of education, and the stimulation of the London scene, make for a highly combustible mix.
Claire in Other Period Drama's
Little Dorrit - Amy Dorrit
The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father, who is a long term inmate of Marshalsea debtors' prison in London. Amy and her family's world is transformed when her boss's son, Arthur Clennam, returns from overseas to solve his family'smysterious legacy and discovers that their lives are interlinked.
The Night Watch - Helen
Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' best-selling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual morality and social convention have been broken down, Kay, Helen, Viv and Duncan enjoy a freedom never experienced before.
White Heat - Charlotte
Charlotte is from a suburban middle class background, like the others, she is a product of the post war baby boom.Intelligent and insightful she often feels she is driven by a kind of default mechanism. She is an intuitive feminist. She knows she wants more in life than the routine domesticity of her mother – and she is determined to get it.