Beautiful, wise, caring and compassionate, Caris is the feisty daughter of Edmund Wooller. She ends up marrying abusive Elfric. Caris wants to be a physician so she quietly becomes Mattie's
apprentice. Caris continually fights for what she believes in and is capable of operating in a male dominated society. She loves Merthin, but love's course is a challenging one.
Played by: Charlotte Riley
Charlotte Riley was born in England and trained at the prestigious LAMDA, The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She has a degree in English and Linguistics from Durham University.
Recent film credits include the lead in Grand Street, directed by Lex Sidon, Entity, directed by Steve Stone and the highly acclaimed Easy Virtue, starring Colin Firth, Kristin Scott-Thomas and Ben Barnes, directed by Stephan Elliott.
Television credits include The Wrong Man for BBC, Miss Marple – The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side for ITV, The Forgotten Fallen for BBC4, Foyle's War (ITV1) The Take for Sky Television and “Cathy” in Wuthering Heights for ITV opposite Tom Hardy.
Theatre credits include The Priory for the Royal Court Theatre and Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard for Chichester Festival Theatre.