Jenny Agutter began her performing life as a ballet dancer in the Walt Disney film Ballerina. But she rose to fame in the television production and subsequently the film of The Railway Children. Since then her film credits have included The Eagle Has Landed, Equus and An American Werewolf In London. She has been equally active in the theatre in varied roles for the RSC, Royal National Theatre and on Broadway. Her recent TV credits include The Buccaneers, Heartbeat and the Channel 4 series And The Beat Goes On. She also reads Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Ballet Stories for Naxos AudioBooks.