Uk theatre director, playwright, and actress known for directing acclaimed productions just like the Magic Flute and 69° South. She received the 2005 Samuel Beckett Honor for her focus on the play The Terrific Electric powered. After graduating from Oxford College or university, she shifted to Paris, where she researched avant-garde theater. She released her 1st music recording, a cooperation with Man Chambers known as The Isis Project, in 2005. She wedded acting professional Benedict Cumberbatch in Feb 2015, and four weeks later, the few welcomed their 1st child, a boy named Christopher. That they had a son called Hal in March 2017. Her play 69° South information the perilous Antarctic voyage of explorer Ernest Shackleton.