Susan Engel (born 25 March 1935 in Vienna, Austria) is a British actress.
Engel's work in theatre includes: Angels in America (1992), Richard III, King Lear (1990), The Good Person of Sezuan, Watch on the Rhine (1980), Spring Awakening, The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other and Her Naked Skin (2008) at the National Theatre, London; Women Beware Women (2006), Luminosity (2001), Bad Weather, The Dybbuk, King John (1988), Cousin Vladimir (1978), The Tempest, The Comedy of Errors (1962), Julius Caesar (1963), Henry VI, Part 2 and The Wars of The Roses (1963) for the RSC; Spinning Into Butter, The Happy Haven, Hotel In Amsterdam (1968) and Macbeth at the Royal Court, London, Hecuba (2004) at the Donmar Warehouse, London; After The Gods, Ascent of Mt Fuji and Shortlist at the Hampstead Theatre, London; The Sea at the Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester; Prayers of Serkin at the Old Vic, London, A Passage to India (2003) for Shared Experience; Himself at the Nuffield Theatre, Southampton; Brand (2003), An Inspector Calls, The Clandestine Marriage (for which she won the Clarence Derwent Award for Best Supporting Actress), Footfalls (1994), The Cherry Orchard, A Kind of Alaska (1985), Hamlet, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers and Three Sisters in the West End, London.
She remains best known for her work in television, including the series The Lotus Eaters and the Doctor Who serial The Stones of Blood. In 2003 and 2012, she appeared in the popular detective series Midsomer Murders. Other TV credits include: afterlife, The Black Death, Quiet as a Nun, Dalziel and Pascoe, Trial and Retribution V, Thursday the 12th, The Vice, Kavanagh QC, Underworld, Inspector Morse, Crown Court and The Cedar Tree.
In 2004, she guest-starred in the audio drama Gallifrey: A Blind Eye, produced by Big Finish Productions. Other radio includes: Looking for Angels: Left at the Angel, The January Wedding, The Making of the English Landscape, The Great Pursuit, The Bruno Bettelheim Project, The Raj Quartet, Miss Esther's Guest, Are You Sure?, Peeling Figs for Julius, La Grande Therese, Anne of Green Gables and Black Narcissus.
Film credits include: The Leading Man (1996), Damage (1992), Ascendancy (1983), Hopscotch (1980), Butley (1974), King Lear (1971), Inspector Clouseau (1968) and Charlie Bubbles (1967).