VIRGINIA BYRON by Peter Simpkin
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Deptford Lounge, 9 Giffin Street, London SE8 4RJ
Phone: 020 7254 8130
Fax: 020 7249 8564
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:7st. 10lb. (49kg)
Playing Age:38 - 48 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Strawberry Blond(e)
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Intimate
Voice Quality:Melodious


Virginia has just appeared as the lead in Words directed by BAFTA nominated director Brendan Sheppard.

Short Film Stage Rehearsed Reading Film Recording Voice Over Commercial Television Workshop Further Credits
Short Film
2016, Short Film, Amanda (Leading Role), Broken Dreams, Dewdrop Media LTD, Baji Prasad Behera
2016, Short Film, Emma Crawford (Leading Role), I'll Walk With God, Encore Films, Ian Woodward
2012, Short Film, Amelia, Amelia, Rajeevan Sukumaran
2012, Short Film, Elegant Lady, LOL, Lydia Esler Productions, Lydia Esler
2012, Short Film, Eve, Power Struggle, Richard Lloyd
2011, Short Film, Mrs Smith, 3-c, UCA Farnham, Michael Wilson
2010, Short Film, Emily Weaving, The Replacement, UCA Farnham, Alex Battershall & Anthony Woodley
2009, Short Film, The Wife, The Son, Matt Thomas
2007, Short Film, Lucy, Sweet Children, Keiran Waller
2003, Short Film, Fran, Behind Closed Doors, City University, David Pope
2002, Short Film, Helen, Castles Made of Sand, Ravensbourne College, Luke Clayden
2002, Short Film, Sam the Slut, Stretch yer Tights, City University
2000, Short Film, Marion, Dinner For Six, Luna Films, Patrizia Perocco
2000, Short Film, Imogen, Into The Fire, Creative Juices, Quentin Brown
2000, Short Film, Miss Spencer, Morning Services, Creative Juices, Quentin Brown
1997, Short Film, Politician's Wife, Ascension, Wild Swan Film, Guy Byrne
2016, Stage, May, Family Values, Ghost Light Theatre Group, David Gasperetti
2015, Stage, Jean Perkins, Funny Money, G&G Productions, Gail Ashwell (MacFarlane)
2014, Stage, Liz Essendine, Present Laughter, G&G Productions, Gail Ashwell (MacFarlane)
2013, Stage, Gertrude, Hamlet, Principal Theatre Company, Paul Gladwin
2012, Stage, Rachel, Proud, Lost Theatre, Oliver Jack
2011, Stage, Lydia, All Those Endearing Young Charms, Kenneth Branagh Awards Windsor Festival, Anthony Shrubsall
2011, Stage, Mouth, Not I (3X Beckett No1 Tour of Ireland), Richard Ryan Productions, Sergio Amigo
2011, Stage, Lara, Preserves, Rayosunshine, Stella Odunlami
2011, Stage, Maggie, Reflections: When Maggie Met Margot, Wired To the Moon, Stephanie Felton
2010, Stage, Pamela Hart- Callaghan, A state of Emergency by Mary Kenny, The Godot Company, Madeleine Potter/Peter Marinker
2010, Stage, Maggie, Meat (Young Vic Director's Project), Odd Man Out/Rednec, Vernon Douglas
2008, Stage, Maud Gonne, A Vision, Beautiful Anomalies, Sergio Amigo
2008, Stage, Miss Fitt, All that Fall, The Godot Company at the Cockpit, Tony Rohr
2008, Stage, Paulina, Viola multi Shakespeare, Strange Bedfellows, Beautiful Anomalies, Mike David
2006, Stage, Ruth Condomine, Blithe Spirit, Newpalm Productions, Lionel Chilcott
2006, Stage, May, Footfalls, The Godot Company, Sergio Amigo
2006, Stage, Fiona, How the Other Half Loves, Newpalm Productions, Lionel Chilcott
2006, Stage, Anne- Marie Roche, La Musica, The Godot Company, Tamara Hinchco
2006, Stage, The Stenographer, Rough for Radio II, The Godot Company, The Godot Company
2006, Stage, Woman, Samuel Beckett's Rough for Radio I, The Godot Company, The Godot Company
2006, Stage, Sheila, Suddenly at Home, Newpalm Productions, Lionel Chilcott
2006, Stage, Elizabeth, The Late Edwina Black, Newpalm Productions, Michael Rooney
2005, Stage, The Assistant Director, Beckett's "Catastrophe", The Godot Company, The Godot Company
2005, Stage, Multi, Beckett's "Women", The Godot Company, The Godot Company
2005, Stage, Woman 2 (The Mistress), Samuel Beckett's "Play", The Traverse, Edinburgh, The Godot Company
2003, Stage, The Woman, Rockaby, From Page to Stage, Anthony Shrubsall
2002, Stage, Beth, Landscape (Pinter), Drayton Court, Anthony Shrubsall
2001, Stage, Chilli, Duckshove in the Cities of the Plain, The White Bear, Rebecca Clifford
2001, Stage, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Mopa-Tour, Nic Brownlie
2000, Stage, Gertrude, Hamlet, Poetic Justice & Finborough, Jonathan Mottram
1999, Stage, Frav Gabor, Spring Awakening (Ted Hughes Trans), Mountview, Stephen Rawsthorne
1999, Stage, Julia, The Rivals, 2 Way Mirror, Michael Sargent
Rehearsed Reading
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Thomas Kyd, Kit Marlowe is Dead Againe, Da Vinci Productions, John Demmery Green
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Winnie (oh Les Beaux Jours), Samuel Beckett Ecrivain Francais?, Godot Company, Godot Company
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Phedre, Madame Verdurin, Verlaine, Beckett and the French (written by Virginia Byron), The Bookshop Theatre Company, Peter Marinker
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Emma Bovary, Madame Bovary, John Calder's Bookshop, John Calder
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Trilby, Trilby, John Calder's Bookshop, Peter Marinker
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Rose & Fiona, Waverley, John Calder's Bookshop, John Calder
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Jocasta, Eh Joe, Rockaby, Beckett and the Greeks (Mapping Beckett), The Bookshop Theatre at the Cockpit, Peter Marinker
2009, Rehearsed Reading, Susie and Multi, JB Priestley's work, John Calder's Bookshop, John Calder
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Miss Fitt, All that Fall, The Godot Company at the Cockpit, Tony Rohr
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Reader, John Calder's " Solo", John Calder's Theatre Bookshop, John Calder
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Multi, The Novels of Benjamin Disraeli, John Calder's Bookshop Theatre, John Calder
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Maude Gonne, WB Yeats and the Golden Dawn, Beautiful Anomalies, Mike David
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Germaine, Roland Dubillard's The Swallows, John Calder's Bookshop, John Calder
2016, Feature Film, Officer Bantley, Desecration, Kherut Films Ltd, Niyi Towolawi
2013, Feature Film, Nora, Woodfalls, Tales From The Motherland, David Campion
2005, Film, Rachel Hargreaves, Cold Calling DVD, Open Page/Popcorn Productions, Charles Brown
2002, Feature Film, Carol, White Light, U.I.P., Charles Teton
2015, Recording, Virette, Eternity Rises, DR WHO Online Adventures/BBC Children in Need, Brendan Sheppard
2014, Recording, Virette, Dark Times, DR WHO Online Adventures/BBC Children in Need, Brendan Sheppard
2014, Recording, Guy Fawkes Narrator, Guy Fawkes A desperate Remedy, Word of Mouth Productions, Brendan Sheppard
Voice Over
2016, Voice Over, Feather duster & Enchantress, Beauty and the Beast on Ice, The Alexandra Palace, Roland Rivron
2015, Voice Over, Fairy Godmother and Cherie (Ugly Sister), Cinderella on Ice, Cinderella on Ice, Roland Rivron
2015, Voice Over, Mum, The Whole Story, Freelance Producer, Daisy Jacobs
2015, Voice Over, Voice over, Wicca Inside Out, MC Cartier Productions, Katya Kan
2015, Commercial, Secretary (featured), Lift - HSBC, The Glue Factory/Independent Films, Gary Freedman
2015, Commercial, Scary Business Woman, Nestea Manic Mix up, Mandrake Media, Will Kenning
2013, Television, Elizabeth Woodville, The Real White Queen and Her Rivals- Episode 2, Oxford Scientific Films for BBC2, Richard Sanders
2004, Television, Mistress, "Voices" Last Exit To Freedom, LWT, David de Keyser
2013, Workshop, Jennifer, Blair's Children (written by April de Angelis), The Cockpit, Dave Wybrow
Further Credits
2009, Event, Rockaby, Enough, Beckett From Its Beginning To Its End, The Bookshop Theatre at the Cockpit, Leonard Fenton
2006, Event, Margot Asquith, The autobiography of Margot Asquith, John Calder's Theatre Bookshop, David de Keyser
2006, Event, Nancy Mitford, The work of Nancy Mitford, John Calder's Bookshop, John Calder
2005, Event, Enough, Samuel Beckett's shorter works, The Godot Company, The Godot Company
Role Play, Simulated Patient, GP Selection, Medical Role-players Ltd, Byron McGuinness
Role Play, Role-player, Intensive OSCES, RCOG, Shakira Rodrigues


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, French, Irish RP, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Northern, RP*, Russian, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Period Dancing*
Performance:Comedy, Live Roleplay, Outdoor Performances, Repertory, Role Play, Theatre In Education, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Shooting*, Skiing*


Mountview 3 Years MT/Acting 1996-1999

French Literature Royal Holloway, University of London.