20 May 2023

Playing favourites: Stuart McKenzie & Miranda Harcourt

From Saturday Morning, 10:05 am on 20 May 2023

Husband and wife duo Dame Miranda Harcourt and Stuart McKenzie have become central to the film and theatre world.  

It’s all in the family: while Miranda’s mother Kate is one of Aotearoa’s most respected actors, their daughter Thomasin is forging a career in Hollywood
While Miranda acts and directs, Stuart writes. Their most recent play Transmission, a docudrama about Aotearoa’s 2020 response to Covid, has been recently published and is having a reading during Auckland Writers Festival.
As well as their various screen projects, Miranda Harcourt works as an acting coach, her clients including Melanie Lynskey and Bollywood star Samantha Ruth Prabhu. 

Miranda Harcourt and Stewart McKenzie

Photo: Miranda Harcourt and Stuart McKenzie