Eve Elisabeth Matheson[1] (born March, 1960) is an English actress. She is best known for her roles as Zoe Angell in May to December and Becky Sharp in the BBC adaptation of the novel Vanity Fair. Eve left May to December after two series to pursue her career on stage. From 2005-2006, she appeared as Mrs. Milcote in the original Royal National Theatre production of Helen Edmundson's Coram Boy.[2]

Eve Matheson
Eve Elisabeth Matheson

1960 (age 58–59)
Phil Davis (m. 2002)

Personal lifeEdit

Eve Matheson is married to the actor Phil Davis and they have one daughter, Amy, born 2002.



Year Film Role Notes
1997 Amy Foster Mrs. Willcox
2009 In the Loop New Minister


Year Film Role Notes
1983 Brookside Sister Catherine "The Poverty Trap"
1983 Jane Eyre Leah TV miniseries
1984 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Miss Tangey "The Naval Treaty"
1986 What If It's Raining Siobhan "1.1", "1.2", "1.3"
1987 Vanity Fair Rebecca Sharp Main role
1989–90 May to December Zoë Angell Main role (series 1–2); 13 episodes
1991 Stay Lucky Cassy Quinn "The Sisters of Achill"
1992 Boon Rebecca Blake "Shot in the Dark"
1992 The Bill WDS Crest "It's a Small World", "Licence"
1993 Lovejoy Valerie Endacott "Three Men and a Brittle Lady"
1994 Grushko Nina TV miniseries
1994 The Bill Ruth Gale "Last Rights"
1998 Heartbeat Moira Hamilton "Appearances"
1998 Maisie Raine Catherine Jeavons "Getting to Be a Habit"
1999 The Ambassador Catherine Grieve Regular role
2001 Holby City Cara Walker "I'm Not in Love"
2001 The Bill Eva Melchor "White Cliffs of Dover"
2005 Jericho Rita Harvey TV miniseries
2005, 2007 The Thick of It Claire Ballentine "2.3", "Spinners and Losers"
2008 The Bill Helen Harvey "Pay Back"
2008 Doctors Maggie Hart "Relinquishment"
2009 Holby City Karen Guest "Seeing Other People"
2011 Holby City Gene Defries "My Hero"
2012 Holby City Sinead Bainbridge "The Third Way"
2012 DCI Banks Elise Lambert "Strange Affair: Parts 1 & 2"
2013 My Mad Fat Diary Moira Edwards "It's a Wonderful Rae: Part 2"
2014 Call the Midwife Gov. Anderson "3.3"
2015 Silent Witness Commander Jane Garner "Falling Angels: Part 2"
2017 Holby City Maya Horton "Wildest Dreams"


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