PHILIPPA CARSON by Michael Wharley
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Chester House (Unit 3:06), 1-3 Brixton Road, London SW9 6DE
Phone: 020 3567 1090
Location:London & Dublin
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 2lb. (52kg)
Playing Age:21 - 30 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Enthusiastic


"If anyone walks away with the film, it's Philippa Carson, who bursts into the film as techno-goth Liv and steals every scene with her original blend of charming and abrasive" (Joni Blyth, "Philippa Carson turns out the strongest performance of the three leads. She manages to inject some real heart and complexity" (Katie Young, Reviews of feature film 'Anti Matter' (out now in US cinemas and on demand in the UK - Kaleidoscope Ent. & Uncork'd Ent.)

Film Comedy Stage Short Film Radio Voice Over Musical Further Credits
2017, Feature Film, Liv, Anti Matter, Cast Iron Picture Co., Keir Burrows
2012, Feature Film, Alex, Midnight Man, First Quarter Films & Cassian Elwes, Rob Kennedy
2012, Feature Film, Pool Girl, Stitches, Fantastic Films, MPI, & IFB, Conor McMahon
2017, Comedy, Comedian, Just These, Please at the Canal Cafe Theatre, Just These, Please, William Sebag-Montefiore
2017, Comedy, Improviser, Shoreditch Improv Festival, Very Serious People, Gael Van Den Bossche
2016, Comedy, Improvisor, First Take, Very Serious People, David Clayton
2010, Comedy, Sofia Spilangi, Unusual Suspects - Long form comedy improv, Independent Youth Theatre Dublin, Bri Fitzpatrick
2009, Comedy, Eunace, OMG Not Another Teen Improv, Independent Youth Theatre Dublin, Bri Fitzpatrick
2017, Stage, Sara, Becoming Mohammed, And Many Others, Annemiek Van Elst
2016, Stage, The Celebrity PA, You Me Bum Bum Train, Kate Bond & Morgan Lloyd
2016, Stage, Sara, Becoming Mohammed, Pleasance & Van Elst A.M.O., Annemiek Van Elst
2016, Stage, Muriel & Moses, Animal Farm, Tree Folk Theatre & The Courtyard Theatre, William Vercelli
2015, Stage, Flower, Be Bees, The Yard Theatre, Nigel & Louise
2015, Stage, Christy Fischer, Becoming Mohammed, The Lyric Hammersmith & The Space Theatre, Annemiek Van Elst
2015, Stage, Fran, Baby Weight, Clerkenwell Actors' Studio, Miriam Lucia
2014, Stage, Amy, Beaten, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Roxy Cook
2014, Stage, Jude, Magical Leon, Grey and Green Productions, Big Noise Festival, Charlie Ely
2011, Stage, Emer, Anchored, Onward and Upward, Independent Youth Theatre Dublin, Richard Earley
2010, Stage, Menopausal Adolescent, Train of Thought, Come As Soon As You Hear, Karl Watson
2009, Stage, Kate, Philadelphia Here I Come, DIT Drama Society, Eric Mac Gearailt
2008, Stage, (Female) Harry, Harold Pinter's 'The Collection', DIT Drama Society, Eric Mac Gearailt
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Hannah, Gimp Tiger, Alan Wanders, Sean Gallen
2015, Short Film, Poppy, The Making of The Making of, Johnny Favourite, Edmund Sawbey
2014, Short Film, Dancing Party Girl, Among Sweet Flowers & Shade, Take Cover Films, Tristan Shepherd
2014, Short Film, Chloé, Hen Party, The Cast Iron Picture Co., Keir Burrows
2014, Short Film, Stand In, HUD, Cosmo Leigh, Dawson James
2014, Short Film, Coma Girl, Reality Checks, Sci Fi London 48 Hour Film - 'Silver Potato', Wayne Naylor
2014, Short Film, Chloe, The Door Next Door, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Amanda Brennan
2014, Short Film, Saoirse, Trippin’ in Taipei, Chou's Entertainment Company, Wei-Chen Chang
2013, Short Film, Chantelle, Passanger, HMT Productions - BFI Funded, Ed Rigg
2008, Short Film, Rebecca, Wheels of Death, First Quarter Films, Rob Kennedy
2007, Short Film, Emily, Little Indiscretions, First Quarter Films, Rob Kennedy
2013, Radio, Presenter and Technician, Rudaí Mar Sin - Radio Talk Show in Irish, Dublin City FM, Mick Hanley
2013, Radio, Newsreader, Hourly News Bulletins, Dublin City FM, Michael Glynn
Voice Over
2016, Voice Over, Urban London VO, Mothers' Day Promo, Sony - Starz TV, Tommy Zalucki
2015, Voice Over, Gwen, Daydreamer - Animation, Cosmo Leigh, Dawson James
2009, Voice Over, Irish Voice Over, Cosmedico - Cosmetic Surgery Clinic, Army of ID - City Channel TV, Lorcain Kavanagh
2016, Musical, Naomi, Contract - Excerpts, Flying Dutchman Theatre, Thijs Oakfield
2016, Musical, Fairness, A Theory of Justice: The Musical - Rehearsed Reading, D.E.M Productions, Ramin Sabi
2007, Musical, Gertie Cummings, Oklahoma, Alexandra College Production, Lynn Brehany & Evelyn Hearns
Further Credits
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Mrs Dull, The Case of The Crushed Petunias, Clerkenwell Actors Studio, Miriam Lucia
2016, Site Specific, Celebrity Manager, You Me Bum Bum Train, Kate Bond and Morgan Lloyd, Rowland Stirling
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Suzanne Bunting, Valiant, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Lanna Joffrey
2010, Street Theatre, Lucy Lovestone, Seventeen, Come As Soon As You Hear, Dan Colley


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-Midwest, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Belfast, Cork, Dublin*, Essex, Italian, Northern, RP, Scottish-Standard
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, Irish*, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Choral Singing, Classical Singing, Contemporary Dance, Hip Hop Dance, Jive, Merengue, Piano, R & B Singing, Soprano, Tango, Violin, Waltz
Performance:Actor-Singer, Comedy Improv, Radio Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics, Golf, Hockey (field), Horse-riding*, Running, Skiing, Tag Rugby, Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Director, Filmmaker, Writer


ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH & DRAMA, MA Acting for Screen, 1 year, 2013 - 2014

RADA, Character Study - A Physical Approach 5 Week Intensive, 2015