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Nicola Dewdney

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Physical details

Gender: Female

Eye colour: Blue/Grey

Hair colour: Brown

Hair length: Short

Playing age: 30 - 39 years

Actual age: 50

Height: 5ft 7ins

Weight: 57kg

Build: Thin

Location: London

Nationality type: European

Appearance: White

Biography

Nicola graduated from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in 1997, having previously enjoyed a successful career in the West End with various musicals. Her passion for acting and a determined focus to be cast in T.V. and film, made her apply to retrain at Bristol Old Vic. Since graduation she has done a film for the B.B.C., two soaps (Casualty and The Bill), a rep. season at The Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, Comedy Fairy at The Cheltenham Everyman and, this year, a play at The King's Head, Islington playing the lead role of 'Edith Harnham' in an adaptation of Thomas Hardy's short story 'On The Western Circuit' called 'After The Fair'. She has also filmed a series of corporate videos for various companies and for the last three months, was seen nationwide on Channels 4 & 5 in an A.T.S. commercial.

Credits

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Stage Tour
2001 Malvolio, Twelfth Night , Theatre Nomad , Luke Dixon
1995 Suzanne, Don't Dress for Dinner , Stadium Theatre Company , Roy Patrick
Film
2001 Soldier, The Four Feathers , Miramax , Shekhar Kepar
Stage
2001 Richard, The Country , Brockley Jack , Amy Clark
1998 Sally, Seed of the Bauhinia , Bristol Old Vic , Gareth Machin
1998 Joan, Sexual Perversity in Chicago , Bristol Old Vic Basement , Gareth Machin
1997 Lisette, On the Razzle , Redgrave Theatre , Neil Rhoden
1997 Elizabeth Bennett, Pride & Prejudice , Bristol Old Vic , Chris Denys
1997 Mistress Gallipot, The Roaring Girl , Bristol Old Vic , Graham Watkins
1997 Clarice, The Servant of Two Masters , Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich , Andrew Manley
1996 Maggie, After the Fall , Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol , Elwyn Johnson
1996 Marat's Mother, Marat Sade , Bristol Old Vic , Andy Hay
1996 Mrs Pinchwife, The Country Wife , Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol , Chris Harris
1996 Kate, Dancing at Lughnasa , Bristol Old Vic , Elwyn Johnson
1995 Viola, Twelfth Night , Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol , John Hartock
1993 Elaine/Patricia, Crazy for You (West End) , Prince Edward Theatre , Mike Ockrent
1990 Martha, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers , Haymarket Theatre, Leicester , Gillian Gregory
1990 Und Hope/Various, Anything Goes (West End) , Prince Edward Theatre , Jerry Zaks
1987 Diane Lorrimar, 42nd Street (West End) , Theatre Royal, Drury Lane , Mark Bramble
TV
1999 Cathy, Wee Tim'rous Beasties , BBC1 (Film) , Mike Beynon
1997 Susan, Casualty , BBC1 , Michael Owen Morris
1989 Cynthia, Wodehouse on Broadway , BBC2 , Keith Cheetham
Radio
1997 Hero, Much Ado About Nothing , BBC Radio 4 , Shaun MacLoughlin

Skills

Accents & Dialects

Bristol, Southern Irish, RP*, Southern USA, West Country

Music

Piano

Singing

Mezzo soprano

Other skills

Dancer, Solo Singer, Driving, Singer, Snooker, Combat (armed & unarmed), Combat, Video

Training

1995-97 - 2 year Diploma in Drama, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School
1981-84 - 3 year Performing Arts Course, Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts