Elizabeth McGovern’s career spans theatre, film and television and music. Elizabeth is most well-known, at the moment, for her role as Lady Cora in multiple award winning television show ‘Downton Abbey’, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy and has won 3 SAG ensemble awards.

Elizabeth has also appeared in films such as Matthew Vaughn’s ‘Kick Ass’ and Warner Brothers’ ‘Clash of The Titans’ alongside Ralph Fiennes. She received an Academy Award and Golden Globe nomination for her role in ‘Ragtime’, her second feature film, following her debut in Robert Redford’s ‘Ordinary People’ whilst she was still a student at Julliard. Other major film roles have included starring opposite Robert De Niro in ‘Once Upon a Time in America’ and Sean Penn and Nicolas Cage in ‘Racing with the Moon’.

Elizabeth also fronts and writes the songs for the band ‘Sadie and the Hotheads’. They have toured USA and the UK and opened for Mike and the Mechanics on a 5 week UK tour and for Sting at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Elizabeth is very excited to have completed their fourth album with Grammy and Emmy award winning producer, Kipper Eldridge. The album will be released early 2018. On this album , her association with The Nelson Brothers has widened to include collaborations with a wide range of exciting artists, including Samuel L Jackson, Laurent Voulzy, James Walsh, Smokey Hormel, Jake Morrel, plus Barry Walsh and, of course, still features the work of Hotheads, Danica Chapman, Terl Bryant, Nick Lacey, Andrew (Wal) Coughlan!