GILLIAN ELISA by Catrin Arwel
Photo: Catrin Arwel
28-29 Aberdare House, Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff CF10 5FJ
Phone: 029 2047 3993
Mobile: 07779 321954
2nd Floor, 5 Brewer Street, London, W1F 0RF
Phone: 0203 916 5326
Mobile: 07779 321954
Artist's Website:
West Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:9st. 10lb. (62kg)
Playing Age:51 - 70 years
Appearance:Latin American, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Natural

About me:

Gillian can currently be seen in 'Craith/Hidden' on S4C/BBC Wales as her character 'Iona Harris' // Website:

Musical Television Stage Recording Further Credits
2019, Musical, Widow Corney, Oliver, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Richard Cheshire
2019, Musical, Ann, Tic Toc, Parama2/Chapter Arts Centre, Valmai Jones
2015, Musical, Grandma, Billy Elliot, Working Title, Julian Webber
2014, Musical, Alternate Grandma/Ensemble, Billy Elliot, Working Title/London, Julian Webber
2013, Musical, Alternate Grandma/Ensemble, Billy Elliot, Working Title, Julian Webber
2012, Musical, Alternate Grandma, Billy Elliot, Victoria Palace Theatre, Julian Webber
2011, Musical, Alternate Grandma, Billy Elliot, Working Title, Julian Webber
2020, Television, Grace, Holby City, BBC, Griff Rowland
2018, Television, Iona Harris, Craith/Hidden, BBC Wales, Gareth Bryn/ Eric Styles/ Chris Forster
2017, Television, Grandma, BANG, BBC Cymru, Philip John
2016, Television, Nanna Pat, STELLA - Christmas Special, Tidy Productions, Various Directors
2015, Television, Presenter, Noson Lawen, Cwmni Da, Olwen Meredydd
2014, Television, Nana Pat, Stella, Tidy Productions, Tony Dow
2013, Television, Presenter /Stand up, Noson Lawen, Cwmni da, Olwen meredydd
2012, Television, Heulwen, Alys, Apollo
2011, Television, Heulwen (Mrs T), Alys, Apollo, Gareth Bryn,Rhys Powys
2011, Television, Eluned, Ar y Tracs, Tidy Productions, Ed Talfan
2010, Television, Eluned, Ar y Tracs, Tidy Productions, Ed Talfan
2010, Television, Eluned, Teulu, Bracan, Rhys Powys
2009, Television, Mrs Carmelle, Casualty
2009, Television, Welsh Nationalist, Gavin and Stacey (3rd Series), Baby Cow Productions
2009, Television, Sabrina((1974-1984) (2000 - 2009), Pobol Y Cwm (John Hefin initial Producer), BBC Cymru/Wales, Terry Dyddgen Jones/Bethan Jones/Gareth Rowlands
2008, Television, Lingerie Lady, Gavin and Stacey, Baby Cow Productions
2008, Television, 2007/2008, High Hopes, BBC Wales, Gareth Gwenlan
2007, Television, Belonging, BBC Wales, Bethan Jones/Thys Powys
2003, Television, Lucky Bag, Gareth Gwenlan / Gary Phelps
2000, Television, 1996-2000, Iechyd Da, Lluniau Lliw, Branwen Cennard
1999, Television, Tina Martin (Lead), In The Company Of Strangers, HTV, Endaf Emlyn
1999, Television, Sylvia, Tair Chwaer, Emlyn Williams
1996, Television, Voice Over, Gogs (Award Winning Animation), Aargh Animations, Deiniol Morris
1996, Television, Lead Role - Nominated For BAFTA, Teulu, Gaucho, Emlyn Williams
1995, Television, DS Griffiths (Lead) - 2 Yrs, A Mind To Kill - 14 Episodes, Lluniau Lliw, Peter Edwards
1994, Television, Gill Elisa-Lead, Gillian Elisa Yn Y Lyric, Dyffryn, Terry Dyddgen Jones
1992, Television, Mary Powell, Forever Green, Carnival Films, Christopher King
2007, Stage, 2 Princes, Clwyd Theatre Company, Philip Breen
2005, Stage, 2004/2005, Mrs Ott, One Woman Show - Gillian Elisa and Jo's Heatwave, Edinburgh Festival
2004, Stage, Singing, Peter Karrie and Friends, St. David's Hall
1991, Stage, Miss Trunchbull, Matilda, Sherman Theatre Company, Phil Clarke
2013, Recording, English Duets, We Belong, Sain, Gillian Elisa
Recording, Haul At Nos Hir - CD Recording
Recording, Lawr Y Lein - CD Recording
Recording, Rhywbeth Yn Y Glas - CD Recording
Further Credits
2016, Pantomime, Fairy Godmother, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK, Cheltenham Everyman Theatre
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Sherman Readings, Sherman Cymru, Andrew Sterry
2016, Short Film, Nan, AFIACH, Iris Prize, Various Directors
2014, DVD, Ensemble and Panel Lady, Billy Elliot, Working Title
2011, Pantomime, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Cinderella, Aberdare, Treorci, Pontypridd, Richard Tunley
2010, DVD, D.S Allison Griffiths, A Mind To Kill, Lluniau Lliw, Peter Edwards
2010, Pantomime, Fairy Ffion, Jack and the Beanstalk, Imagine,The Grand Pavilion Porthcawl, Ben Tyreman
2009, Pantomime, Mrs.Darling,Mermaid,Big Chief Mama Panther, Peter Pan, Hiss and Boo, Riverfront theatre Newport, Ben Tyreman
2008, Pantomime, Fairy Blodwen, The Sleeping Beauty, Hiss and Boo,Riverfront Theatre, Newport, Ben Tyreman
2008, Radio, The Sixth Column Has Legs, Sah Boardman Jacobs
2006, Radio, Community Cabaret, Vision Thing, Dan Anthony (Producer)
2002, Radio, Live Radio Drama, From The Sherman Theatre, Phil Clarke
2000, Pantomime, Pwdren, Cryms Dim Barbara Bara, Cwmni Mega (Touring), Dafydd Hywel
1998, Video, Babs, Last Seduction II, Specific Films, Peter Marcel
1978, Pantomime, Princess Marigold, Jack and the Beanstalk, (with Harry Worth)Barnsley. Yorkshire


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, Cardiff, Cockney, English-Standard, French, Geordie, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Welsh-Northern, Welsh-Southern*, Welsh-Standard, Welsh-West, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English, Welsh*
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Alto, Ballad, Ballroom Dancing, Blues, Cabaret Dancing*, Cabaret Singing, Contemporary Dance, Folk Singing, Guitar, Mezzo-Soprano, National Dancing, Opera, Rock Singing, Soprano, Tap, Trumpet
Performance:After Dinner Speaker, Radio Presenting, Stand-up Comic, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Running, Swimming*, Tennis*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Impersonation, Puppetry


Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (!972)

BBC WALES POBOL Y CWM TV series.Sabrina ( 18 years)


BAFTA nominated for 1996 role in Teulu (Gaucho).