Emily Atack Signs With Curtis Brown For Representation

Actor, comedian and activist Emily Atack has signed with Curtis Brown for representation, Variety has learned exclusively. She will be repped by the agency in all areas.

Atack shot to public attention as the break-out star of award-winning sitcom “The Inbetweeners” and has since appeared in projects including “Dad’s Army” with Catherine Zeta Jones and Bill Nighy, “Lies We Tell” alongside Gabriel Byrne and Harvey Keitel and “Alright Now” starring Cobie Smulders.

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She wrote and starred in her own sketch/comedy series “The Emily Atack Show” for ITV, which has run for three seasons, and has also appeared on other comedy and panel shows including “The Keith Lemon Sketch Show,” “Tracey Ullman’s Show” and “Celebrity Juice.”

Atack will next be seen in Disney+ adaptation of Jilly Cooper’s best-selling novel “Rivals,” which drops this fall. She plays ambitious politician’s wife Sarah Stratton opposite “W1A’s” Rufus Jones as deputy Prime Minister Paul Stratton. David Tennant, Aidan Turner and Danny Dyer also star in the hotly anticipated series.

The actor has also worked on documentary projects including BBC special “Asking For It?” about online sexual harassment. Atack brought her own experience of harassment to the project, which spotlighted law reform around cyber flashing, sparking a national conversation. She has continued to highlight sexual violence against women, campaigning for the U.K. government to enact a change in the law around consent.

Curtis Brown is part of UTA.

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