Entries by chrisforte

HELLO MY NAME IS….Play launched

#hellomynameis… is an internationally recognised campaign encouraging person-centred, compassionate care through meaningful communication – both verbal and non-verbal. The campaign was initiated by the late Dr Kate Granger and her husband Chris Pointon. St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds was privileged to care for Kate during the latter stages of her illness until her death on 23 […]

Marie Fortune

Marie trained at Arts Ed and the National Youth Theatre. Her recent roles include: Cecily Cardew in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST and Malcolm in MACBETH, both open-air productions for Pleasuredome Theatre. Other roles include: Juliet in ROMEO & JULIET as part of the Shakespeare 400 World Book Night Celebrations on Shakespeare’s birthday (British Library), […]

Eileen O’Brien

Eileen has recently been working on a new script, an adaptation of a book for children for West Yorkshire Playhouse. She has worked extensively in the theatre over the years being nominated for a TMA award twice, once for her performance as Mrs Northrop in “When We Are Married” at West Yorkshire Playhouse and once […]

Sophie Turner

Sophie trained at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and has been a professional actor for 25 years. Theatre includes: Sister Felicity in Suddenly Last Summer, Nurse in Romeo & Juliet, Monica in An Evening with Gary Lineker, Miss Walkinshaw in Cuttin’ a Rug, The Witch in Hansel & Gretel. TV includes: Dr Who, Law & Order […]

Shenagh Govan

Shenagh trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School & has worked extensively in theatre, TV, film & radio. Recent theatre work includes her one woman show ‘War Crimes For The Home’ directed by Jeni Draper. Recent TV work includes Madame Rastoil in The Musketeers for BBC and Postmistress ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ with Dev […]

Martina McClements

Her many and varied theatre roles range from Lady Bracknell in ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ to Ratty in ‘The Wind in The Willows’ in two tours of the UK and Dubai. TV credits include ‘Coronation Street’ (Joanne Newman),’ Emmerdale’ (Lara Johnson) and Series 2 & 3 of the BAFTA award winning ‘The League of […]

Keeley Lane

Keeley has an MA in Acting from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Her recent theatre credits include, Andromache in the Trojan women (Hydrama), Lisbet (a sex worker in WWI France) in The House Behind The Lines (Buglight Theatre), Celia, in The Rising of The Moon (Northern Lines). She recently appeared in Emmerdale in a small […]

Kate Dyson

Trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Work includes ;2years in the UK and USA with The D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, West End and World tour of Les Liasons Dangereuses(RSC), and Extensive work at TheNational Theatre ,including: Animal Farm, Death of Salesman, Coriolanus,The London Cuckolds, The Cripple of Inishmaan, A little night Music, […]

Karen Spicer

Karen has 30 Years acting experience. Playing a variety of social workers, single Mums, and Teachers in Coronation Street,Emmerdale, Doctors, Heartbeat, The Royal, No Angels, Clocking off, Cast Offs, and C4 film Who Killed Simone Valentine. On Stage she has worked with Graeae, Trestle , Red Ladder, Theatre Centre, Roundabout,Quick Silver, Fittings Multimedia ,The Nuffield […]