Sophie Cookson proved she could handle comedy when she starred in Michael Winterbottom’s 2019 satire, Greed, loosely based on the controversial British retail figure Philip Green.

And she confronted misogyny head-on as Christine Keeler in 2019’s The Trial of Christine Keeler, the six-part series that told of the scandalous Profumo affair, the subject of many an adaptation, from a rare perspective: Christine’s.