Sarah Sweeney as Jessamy Maddox in The Bastard Executioner | FX

Sarah Sweeney

Jessamy Maddox

Sarah Sweeney portrays "Jessamy Maddox." Broken by the relentless abuse of her husband, Gawain, Jessamy has learned to survive by straddling that thin line between fantasy and reality.

Career Highlights

Sweeney’s theatre work includes numerous titles, including The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable, The Crash of The Elysium, The Masque of the Red Death (Punchdrunk), The Tempest and Gabriel (Shakespeare’s Globe), The Kitchen (National Theatre), Don Juan Comes Back From The War (National Theatre Studio), It’s Oh So Quiet (Theatre503), 6 Star and No Longer (Old Vic), Limehouse Nights, The Bird and The Bee (Kandinsky Theatre Company), Swing (Soho Theatre), The Dog in the Manger (Rogues’ Gallery), Antigone at Hell’s Mouth (Kneehigh Theatre), The Astronaut Wives’ Club and Harvest (National Youth Theatre). Her film and TV work includes Automate, Cider With Rosie and Holby City for BBC One.

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