ISHBEL MCFARLANE by Scott Cadenhead
Photo: Scott Cadenhead
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7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Phone: 020-7437 7631
Fax: 020-7437 5881
Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:5'10" (177cm)
Weight:11st. 4lb. (72kg)
Playing Age:26 - 37 years
Appearance:White, Scandinavian
Eye Colour:Blue-Grey
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Gentle


Ishbel is currently performing across Scotland in her show, Plan, with the Edinburgh International Book Festival. She is also touring to festivals with her award winning, one woman show, 'O is for Hoolet'.

Stage Film Rehearsed Reading Audio Site Specific Voice Over
2017, Stage, Jenny, Plan, Ishbel McFarlane and the EIBF, Ishbel McFarlane
2016, Stage, Performer, O is for Hoolet, Ishbel McFarlane and Feral Arts, Ishbel McFarlane
2015, Stage, Professor Jennifer Peg, Friends Electric, Visible Fictions, Matt Addicot
2015, Stage, Performer, O is for Hoolet, Arches/Traverse, Ishbel McFarlane
2014, Stage, Woman, Edwin Morgan's Dreams and Other Nightmares, Tron Theatre, Andy Arnold
2012, Stage, Lizzie, This Little Piggy, Oran Mor, Tom Birch
2010, Stage, Caroline, Hartland, RSAMD, Marcus Roche
2010, Stage, Ophelia, Hamlet, RSAMD, Louise Bush
2008, Stage, Millie, Eight, Tantrums Theatre, Ella Hickson
2011, Film, Maria, Postcard from Scotland, Screen Academy Scotland, David Borbas
2017, Film, Woman, Out of Hand, Rockethouse, Matt Thompson
Rehearsed Reading
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Hubert/Citizen of Angiers, King John, Stone Soup Shakespeare, Ensemble
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Various, Pre-View, Playwrights' Studio Scotland, Finn den Hertog
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Maria, Love's Labour's Lost, Stone Soup Shakespeare, Alasdair Hunter
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Courtesan, Comedy of Errors, Stone Soup Shakespeare, Alasdair Hunter
2013, Audio, Fiona, I-HAPPY-I-GOOD, Arches Live, Amy Conway
2012, Audio, Reader, New Every Morning, BBC Scotland, Anna Magnusson
2018, Audio, Reader, Scots language education resource, Scots Language Centre, Laura Green
Site Specific
2014, Site Specific, Ensemble, Hamlet, Bard in the Botanics, Alasdair Hunter
2014, Site Specific, Writer/Performer, Untaught to Shine, Stellar Quines, Muriel Romanes
2011, Site Specific, Performer, Even in Edinburgh/Glasgow, Scottish Poetry Library/ScotRail, Ishbel McFarlane
Voice Over
2012, Voice Over, Voice, Greyfriars Kirk Visitor Film, Rapid Visual Media, Brian Ross/Douglas Walker


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Aberdeen, American-Standard, Australian, Central Scottish*, Edinburgh, English-Standard, Estuary English, Fife, Hebrides
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Sign Language (British)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Country Dancing*, Folk Singing, Harp, Mezzo-Soprano
Performance:Audio Books, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Story Telling, Voice Over
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Narration, Puppetry, Writer


Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, MA Classical and Contemporary Text, 1 year, 2009 - 2010