MARIA MAJOR by Kate McDonald
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30 Daws Hill Lane, High Wycombe, Bucks HP11 1PW
Phone: 01494 520978
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:9st. 4lb. (59kg)
Playing Age:36 - 45 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Sincere


Maria appears regularly as a Continuity Announcer on BBC1 and BBC2

Stage Film Radio Voice Over Short Film Rehearsed Reading Corporate Role Play Further Credits
2019, Stage, Claudius, Hamlet, Girl Gang Manchester at Hope Mill Theatre, Kayleigh Hawkins
2018, Stage, Nurse, Romeo and Juliet, Hope Mill Theatre, Kayleigh Hawkins
2016, Stage, Penny and as cast, The Oddity, Out of Nowhere, Chris Hill
2016, Stage, Ada, Coal Girls, Northern Creations at Oldham Coliseum Studio, Francesca Waite
2015, Stage, Mrs Lipari, A View from the Bridge, Bolton Octagon, David Thacker
2015, Stage, Mrs Andrews, Earthquakes in London, ALRA, Adam Quayle
2015, Stage, O'Brien, 1984, ALRA/Regional Tour, Liz Postlethwaite
2015, Stage, Maniac, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, ALRA, Paul Elsam
2015, Stage, Polonius, Hamlet, ALRA, Kate Coogan
2014, Stage, Richard II/Olivia/Paulina, I Have a Speech of Fire, The Rose Company, Emma Rucastle
2017, Feature Film, Mrs Rifkind, Ghost Stories, Warp Films, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson
2018, Radio, Serena, Brief Lives, BBC Radio 4, Gary Brown
Voice Over
2018, Voice Over, Continuity Annoucer, BBC One/BBC Two, BBC
2017, Voice Over, Continuity Announcer, BBC One/BBC Two, BBC
2017, Voice Over, Mum, Project Fear, M6 Youth Theatre, Caroline Kennedy
2017, Voice Over, Narrator, The Girl with no Name, Fuse Theatre, Eleanor Daniel
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Angie, The Experiment, Manchester Metropolitan University, Julia Lezzi
2015, Short Film, Number 3, Zeds, ALRA, Lynne Harwood
2015, Short Film, Mags, Food for Thought, ALRA, Lynne Harwood
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Jean, Little Boy Lost, Manchester ADP, Rose van Leyenhorst
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Marilyn, Barbershop, Manchester ADP, Dan Jarvis
2016, Corporate, Patsy, Ab Fab Tribute Show, The Laughter Company
Role Play
2018, Role Play, Simulated Patient, OSCEs, Medical Roleplayers UK
2018, Role Play, Simulated Patient, OSCEs, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS
2017, Role Play, Simulated Patient, PLAB/OSCEs, Medical Roleplayers UK
2017, Role Play, Simulated Patient, OSCEs, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS
2016, Role Play, Simulated Patient, OSCEs, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS
Further Credits
2017, Site Specific, Ratologist, The Rat's Den, Light Up Lancaster


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, French, Geordie, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Manchester, Midlands-East*, Nottingham, RP, Scottish-South, Scottish-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choral Singing, Harmony Singing, Penny Whistle, Period Dancing, Soprano, Tap
Performance:BADC Standard, Interactive Performance, Murder Mystery Events, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Voiceover Professional/Specialist
(* = highly skilled)
Ice Skating, RollerSkating
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Digital Marketing, Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), Improvisation


ALRA, Acting, 2014 - 2015