Spotlight: EMMA WILKES


EMMA WILKES by Natasha Merchant
Photo: Natasha Merchant
7 Leicester Place, London WC2H 7RJ
Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'9" (175cm)
Playing Age:35 - 45 years
Appearance:White, Mediterranean
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Friendly

About me:

I am a versatile actress with a passion for vocal variety, who specialises in natural performance, but also loves the timeless appeal of Shakespeare acting.

Stage Film Documentary Radio Short Film Internet
2020, Stage, Queen Gertrude in Hamlet excerpt, BAA Shakespeare Showcase @ BOVTS, Gary Owston, Jonathan Howell
2019, Stage, Teresa in The Memory of Water excerpt, BAA Showcase @ BOVTS, Sam Bridges
2019, Stage, Clara Von Holst, A Woman's Life, Stroud Theatre Festival, Carolyn S Jones, Sue Wilson
2019, Stage, Flo, Tess and Flo, Foulisfair Theatre, Marianne Gaston
2019, Stage, Goneril and Lady Macbeth in excerpts, plus ensemble, Shakespeare Pick n Mix @ Stroud Shakespeare Festival, Rats, Susan Lynch
2019, Stage, Clara Von Holst, A Woman's Life, Holst Birthplace Trust, Marianne Gaston
2017, Stage, Hermia and Ensemble, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rats, Susan Lynch
2020, Film, Nurse, Black Twist, Black Twist Films, Fridtjof Ryder
2020, Film, Clara Von Holst, A Woman's Life (screenplay), Two Hats Productions, Cat On A Piano Productions, Carolyn S Jones, Roger Harding
2019, Documentary, Jenny, Domestic Abuse, Zulutango TV, Sankha Guha
2020, Radio, Andrea, In The Dark, Theatrephonics, Emmeline Braefield
2020, Radio, Orchid, Cornflakes, Theatrephonics, Emmeline Braefield
2020, Radio, Miriam, Breaking Point, Heavens to Betsy Productions, Beth Lamont
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Rachel, Blue Raincoat, Tales From The Edge, Carolyn S. Jones
2019, Short Film, Doctor, STI, UOG
2018, Short Film, Freya, Live Bait, UoG, Elliot Blakemore
2018, Short Film, Mrs Potter, Search Party, Hindsight Films, Graeme Willetts
2018, Short Film, Amy, Cold Chips, UoG, Elliot Blakemore
2020, Internet, Swing, Measure For Measure (live online playreading), TSMGO, Robert Myles
2020, Internet, multiple roles, The Ballad of Crookback & Shakespeare (live online playreading), A Monkey With Cymbals, Claire Amias
2020, Internet, Various, The Night The King Came To Stay (online radio play table read), Karelia Scott-Daniels


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Black Country*, Cockney, French, German, Heightened RP, Lancashire, RP, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
French, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Contemporary Singing, Flute*, Jazz Dancing, Jazz Singing, Modern Dance, Piano*, Piccolo, Tap*
Performance:Musical Theatre, Story Telling
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Cycling, Skiing
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Cooking/Baking, Teacher (qualified), Typing (touch)


BAA Showcase Course at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, 2019-2020

Dialect coaching, weekly, with Gary Owston (Senior Voice & Dialect Tutor, 1999-2017 (retired) BOVTS), began 2020

Singing for Stage, weekly, with Pamela Rudge (Head of Music & Singing BOVTS), began 2020

Complicité short course, 2019

Inspire Actors Studio (screen acting classes & masterclasses), joined 2019

The Everyman, Cheltenham Actors' Lab (workshops & masterclasses), joined 2019

Shakespeare Acting Lab directed by Bill Alexander (RSC, Birmingham Rep), 2019