Claudie Blakley is an English actress. She had her career beginnings in the mid-1990s, debuting in the TV miniseries No Bananas. She next appeared in 2 episodes of the TV show Touching Evil. In 2000, she had her first movie role in A Christmas Carol. She later appeared in the films The Cat’s Meow, Gosford Park, and Ready When You Are, Mr McGill. In 2005, she played Charlotte Lucas in the movie Pride & Prejudice. Afterward, she played Jules Chapman in 6 episodes of Vital Signs. She became further known for her role as Emma Timmins in the drama series Lark Rise to Candleford. In 2010, she portrayed Cynthia Lennon in the TV movie Lennon Naked. She recently appeared in the TV series Manhunt.