Laura Haddock unveils dramatic hair transformation for her new role in the war film The Laureate. The actress will play Nancy Nicholson. filming The Laureate, a drama based on the life of British war poet Robert Graves. And for her role in the upcoming movie, the 34-year-old has undergone quite the dramatic transformation! Taking to her Instagram Stories on Wednesday, Laura shared a series of posts which showed her sporting a dark pixie cut. “Chip chop [scissors emoji],” she wrote alongside one snap.