MEGAN SHANDLEY by Jessica Hardwick
Photo: Jessica Hardwick
3F1, 44 Howe Street, Edinburgh EH3 6TH
Phone: 0131 225 3860
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:9st. 10lb. (62kg)
Playing Age:21 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Blue-Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear

About me: - Megan plays Catriona in 'Our Ladies' directed by Michael Caton-Jones. It premiered in October as part of the BFI London Film Festival 2019. She plays Kayleigh in short film 'Kingdom Come' which premiered last year at the Venice Film Festival, won best short film at Stockholm International Film Festival, and was nominated for a London Critic's Circle Film Award. "Brilliant young Scottish actress ... memorable (performance) from Shandley" - Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman.

Stage Film Television Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Stella, The Haunting of 47, Unrestricted View, Si Spencer
2017, Stage, Hillary, Keep the Home Fires Burning, Comedian's Theatre Company, James Wren
2017, Stage, Alex, Meat Market, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Ron Bain
2016, Stage, MC, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Magnificent Bastard, Lewis Ironside
2016, Stage, Birthday Girl, Big Birthday Bash, The Invisible Dot Ltd., Edward Stambollouian
2016, Stage, Dani, Bulldog, Etch, Dan Pick
2016, Stage, Girl, Cut Price, Theatre 503, Paddy Cooper
2015, Stage, Allie, Allie, Gilded Balloon, Tim Stark
2015, Stage, Death, Death's Bathtub, Pint Sized, Lucy Atkinson
2014, Stage, Lynne, Gimme Shelter, LAMDA, Penny Cherns
2014, Stage, Mistress Endwright, Love and A Bottle, LAMDA/Out Of Joint, Max Stafford-Clark
2014, Stage, Ensemble, Sweeney Todd, LAMDA, Caroline Leslie
2013, Stage, Imogen, Cymbeline, LAMDA, John Bashford
2013, Stage, Freda Caplin, Dangerous Corner, LAMDA, James Kerr
2013, Stage, Mistress Endwright, Love and A Bottle, LAMDA, Max Stafford-Clark
2013, Stage, Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, Magnificent Bastard, Lewis Ironside
2013, Stage, Castiza, The Revenger's Tragedy, LAMDA, Paul Hart
2012, Stage, Clytemnestra, Electra, LAMDA, Michael Hackett
2012, Stage, Gwen, For Services Rendered, LAMDA, Jenny Lipman
2012, Stage, Anne, Iona Rain, LAMDA, Penny Cherns
2012, Stage, Duchess, The Duchess of Malfi, LAMDA, Rodney Cottier
2012, Stage, Mrs Fainall, The Way Of the World, LAMDA, Matthew Lloyd
2012, Stage, Natasha, Three Sisters, LAMDA, Peter James
2011, Stage, Imogen, Shit Dogs, StrangeTown, Tim Primrose
2007, Stage, Miss Hannigan, Annie, Live Nation, Malcolm Burnett
2007, Stage, Cathy, DNA, Lyceum Youth Theatre, Xana McLean
2006, Stage, Justine, The Miracle, NT Connections (Lyceum Youth Theatre), Rosie Kellagher
2004, Stage, Ensemble, The Tree, Lyceum Youth Theatre, Colin Bradie
2018, Feature Film, Catriona, Our Ladies, Sony/Sigma, Michael Caton-Jones
2020, Television, Self, The Edinburgh Show, BBC Scotland
2019, Television, Herself, The Comedy Underground, BBC Scotland/Dabster Productions, Richard Melvin
2017, Television, Alex, Meat Market, BBC Scotland/A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Ron Bain/Owen Bell
2016, Television, Annie Tanner, Doctors, BBC, Dominic Keavey
2016, Television, STV Late Show, STV
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Kayleigh, Kingdom Come, Sean Robert Dunn
2016, Short Film, Tara Pearson, Cow's Blood, Norwich University of the Arts, Emma Bates
2016, Short Film, Young Alice, Mirror of Us, Claire Fleming
2015, Short Film, Girl, Jack The Tripper, Alex Williamson, Alex Williamson
2014, Short Film, Kerry, Food With Friends, LAMDA, Audrey Cooke
2014, Short Film, Pilot 1, State Zero, Andree Wallin, Andree Wallin
2011, Short Film, Nigella, Gobble, Edinburgh Napier University, Adam Cosgrove
2004, Short Film, Angie, Night People, MeadKerr, Adrian Mead
Further Credits
2020, Comedy, Herself, Fringe on Friday, Edinburgh Fringe
2020, Radio, Rona, The Coronalogues, Watch This Space Productions, Keir McAllister
2019, Comedy, Herself, Megazoid, Dino Egg Creative
2019, Event, Fred MacAulay in Conversation, Gilded Balloon, Fred MacAulay
2019, Radio, Allie, Allie, Hobsons International, Jonathan Cook
2019, Web Series, Laura, FOH Mokumentary, Twsit of Lime Productions, Andrew Dyer
2018, Comedy, Carl Donnelly Speaks To Dead People, Heroes @ Bob's Blundabus, Carl Donnelly
2018, Comedy, Tolerate, Dino Egg Creative
2018, Internet, Sarah, What's His Name?, BBC Short Stuff, Joe McTernan
2018, Internet, Reporter, When Heroin Took My Dad, BBC, Sean McInnally
2018, Pantomime, Snow White, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs, Bellfield, Shauna MacDonald
2017, Comedy, Haver, Dino Egg Creative
2017, Documentary, Site Expert, Mysteries, Discovery Spain, Lorenzo Fernandez Bueno
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Jill, Animal Lover, Aficionado Films Ltd, Alan de Pellette
2017, Site Specific, Agnus/Meg, Various Productions, The Real Mary King's Close, Various Directors
2016, Comedy, STUDS - A Stand-Up Comedy Show
2015, Comedy, Various Roles, Comedian's Cinema Club, Comedian's Cinema Club, Eric Lampaert
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Allie, Allie, Tristan Bates Theatre, Tim Stark
2015, Workshop, Natasha, Three Sisters, Unsub Actors, Mike Alfreds
2013, Comedy, Ninja, Benny Boot: As Seen on TV, Get Comedy, Paul Byrne
2012, Music Video, Girl, I.D.I.O.T, DJ Yoda, DJ Yoda
2007, Musical, Miss Hannigan, Annie, Live Nation Stage Experience, Malcolm Burnett


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Belfast, Edinburgh*, Glasgow, RP, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballroom Dancing, Contemporary Dance, Flamenco, Flute, Guitar, Jazz Dancing, Period Dancing, Soprano*, Tap
Performance:Comedy, Radio Presenting, Stand-up Comic, TV Presenting
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding, Running, Skiing*, Snowboarding, Stage Combat, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Balloon Modelling, Improvisation


LAMDA BA (Hons) Acting 2011-2014

Funny Women Grand Finalist, 2018

Scottish Variety Award Nominee, 2017

Yellow Comedy Young Comedian of The Year, 2015