EDITH KIRKWOOD by Libby Christensen
Photo: Libby Christensen
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Phone: 020-7240 2116
E-mail: Rhawkins@cdm-ltd.com
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Location:York/Manchester/London, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Playing Age:22 - 32 years
Appearance:Eastern European, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Friendly


Currently appearing in Wrongsemble's 'The Princess and the Sprout' at Leeds Library until 31st December www.wrongsemble.com/princess-and-the-sprout Recent reviews: 'Edith Kirkwood stepp[ed] in at a late hour to play Ross with admirable crispness' (Quentin Letts, Daily Mail) 'Edith Kirkwood delivered Jane superbly, with leading, crystal precision. Worth keeping a close eye out for Ms Kirkwood.' (Reviews Hub). 'The highlight of the production is Edith Kirkwood's assured performance as Jane. She has a charming voice and vivacious presence.' (The Stage).

Stage Film Site Specific Role Play Voice Over
2018, Stage, Understudy (Ross, Hecate, Gentlewoman), Macbeth, Shakespeare's Rose Theatre, Damian Cruden
2018, Stage, Understudy (Helena, Oberon, Fairy), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Shakespeare's Rose Theatre, Juliet Forster
2017, Stage, Jane Austen, Austen the Musical, Old Hall Theatre, Tim Trimingham Lee
2017, Stage, Burbage/Teacher/Mum, Billy Shakes: Wonder Boy!, Wrongsemble, Elvi Piper
2016, Stage, Leah, Simeon's Watch, Riding Lights Theatre Company, Paul Burbridge
2016, Stage, Olly, Olly's Olympics, Pintsize Theatre, Ian Court
2015, Stage, Eve, Baked Alaska, Riding Lights, Paul Burbridge
2015, Stage, Molly/Mummy, Molly's Marvellous Moustache R + D, Fidget Theatre, Ruth Cooper
2015, Stage, Esther/Aliyah, Inheritance, Riding Lights, Paul Burbridge
2014, Stage, Julia, Fantastic Acts, Riding Lights, Paul Burbridge
2013, Stage, Actor/Musician, One, Six Lips Theatre, Hannah Wallace
2012, Stage, Mary Magdalene, York Mystery Plays, York Theatre Royal, Riding Lights, Damian Cruden, Paul Burbridge
2011, Stage, Sarah, Two Planks and a Passion, York Theatre Royal, Riding Lights, Juliet Forster, Paul Burbridge
2011, Stage, Storyteller, The Star Child, Tell Tale Theatre, Freyja Winterson, Chiara Tuckett
2010, Stage, Rachel, Clear XChange, Riding Lights, Paul Burbridge, Jonathan Bidgood
2016, Film, Mary Tempest, Georgian Bizarre, York Theatre Royal, Vespertine, Juliet Forster
2013, Film, Girlfriend, A Day in the Life, Jubilee Centre, Thomas Kirby
2012, Film, Nina, Neighbours, Noon, Fjelstad
Site Specific
2017, Site Specific, Tiger Lily, Peter Pan in the Park, Wrongsemble, Elvi Piper
2014, Site Specific, Joan of Arc and others, Le Grande Depart, Riding Lights, Paul Burbridge
2013, Site Specific, Maisie, Blood and Chocolate, Slung Low, Pilot Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Alan Lane
Role Play
2014, Role Play, Doctor/Relative, T & O Interviews, Health Education Yorkshire and the Humber, Martin Foster
Voice Over
2016, Voice Over, Voice 1, The Machine Stops, York Theatre Royal, Pilot Theatre, Juliet Forster


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African-Eastern, American-Standard, Australian, Cardiff, Cockney, RP*, Scottish-Standard, Welsh-Southern*, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella*, Accordion, Choral Singing, Classical Singing*, Contemporary Singing, Flute, Gospel Singing, Piano, Saxophone, Sight-Reading, Soprano*, Top Soprano*, Ukulele
Performance:Acrobalance, Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Aerial Hoop, BASSC-Actor Combatant (pass R & D/Unarmed), Children's Theatre, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Presenting, Role Play, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Sight-Singing, Story Telling, Theatre In Education
(* = highly skilled)
Netball, Running, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Skiing
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Balloon Modelling, Counselling, DBS (CRB) clearance, Drama Workshop Leader, Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), Knitting, Narration, Puppetry, Singing Teacher/Coach, Story Telling, TEFL Tutor, Workshop Leader


BA English and Related Literature, York University, 2:1

BASSC Certificate (Unarmed, Rapier and Dagger)

Meisner Technique Intensive Course, Both Feet

Little Angel Puppetry

National Youth Theatre Wales 2008, 2009

Grade 8 Singing, ABRSM, Distinction

Grade 8 Piano, ABRSM, Merit

Grade 6 Flute, ABRSM, Merit