Spotlight: KATE VAN DIKE


KATE VAN DIKE by James Brokensha
Photo: James Brokensha
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Concorde House, 18 Margaret Street, Brighton & Hove BN2 1TS
Phone: 01273 685970
Mobile: 07941 967204
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'2" (157cm)
Weight:8st. 6lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:41 - 45 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Natural
Voice Quality:Warm

Currently appearing:

2015, Workshop, Lizzie, SWIMBY! Musical development song presentation, Ariel Centre, Matt Harvey/Thomas Hewitt Jones
2015, Corporate, Voice over narrator, Devon Safeguarding Children Board, Dialogue Ltd, John Woodhouse
2015, Radio, Reader, Qwerty Something, Komedia Entertainment, Matt Harvey
2013, Television, Margaret Damon, Bonds of Love, ffp New Media, Helmut Metzger
2011, Stage, Ivaana, Monkey doodle, Magnificent Things, Kate Van Dike
2010, Stage, Various comedy characters, The Treason Show Ten Year Anniversary, Treason Productions, Mark Brailsford
2010, Stage, Rose, The Thing in the Park, Magnificent Things, Kate Van Dike, Sarah Strachan, Jade Campbell
2009, Stage, Comedy Actor, Wondermentalist Cabaret, The Wondermentalists, Matt Harvey
2009, Radio, Mrs. Strong, Count Arthur Strong's Radio Show, Komedia Entertainment/Smooth Operations, Mark Radcliffe
2009, Television, Nurse, Doc Martin, Buffalo Pictures/ITV, Ben Bolt
2009, Event, Comedian, Green Party benefit
2009, Stage, comedian, Wondermentalist Cabaret, Ways With Words Literary Festival, Matt Harvey
2009, Television, American Tourist, Gamarjobat Get it On, Komedia Entertainment/Baby Cow, Ben Gregor
2009, Stage, Theodora Thistle, Jumble - The Most magnificent Dog in the Universe!, Magnificent Things, Kate Van Dike, Sarah Strachan, Jade Campbell
2006, Stage, Host/Interviewer, A Conversation with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Komedia Brighton
2006, Stage, Voice of Mrs Strong, Count Arthur Strong - The Musical, Komedia Entertainment, Steve Delaney
2006, Television, Lead Feature, Surf 'Doughnut' Commercial, BBH/Bikini Films, Jonty Toosey
2005, Film, Lara Banks, Tank, Komedia Entertainment, Dave Ward
2005, Stage, Comedy Lead, The Treason Show - 5 Year Anniversary, Komedia, Mark Brailsford
2005, Television, Lead Feature, Macleans Toothpaste Commercial, Ogilvy/Another Film Co, Johnny Maginn
2005, Television, Mother (Lead), The House of Tiny Tearaways Promo, BBC Television, Steve Cope
2004, Radio, Penny, Jingleberry Time, BBC Southern Counties/Radio 5, Paul Spencer
2004, Television, Comedy Actor, Let's Write Non Fiction - Persuasion, BBC Television, Patrick Reams
2003, Training Film, Various characters, For clients including MOD, HSBC, Clifford Chance
2003, Stage, Fanny, On The Verge, Sweetspot Theatre Company, Ellie Rycroft
2003, Stage, Comedy Lead, That Was the Pier That Was, Komedia, Mark Brailsford
2003, Stage, Penny, The Return of the Jingleberries, Komedia Entertainment, The Jingleberries
2003, Television, Solo Lead, NHS Health Campaign Commercial, The Bridge/Godman, John Selby
2002, Radio, Female Latek, The Tomorrow People, Big Finish Productions, Jason Haigh-Ellery
2002, Stage, Comedy Lead, The Treason Show, Komedia, Mark Brailsford
2002, Television, Mother (Lead), VSM Multivitamins Commercial, Result DDB/25fps, Wim von Slooten
2001, Feature Film, Rebecca, Instant Karma, Slice Films Ltd, The Heather Brothers
2001, Film, Saskia/Estate Agent, Living Down Here, We Should Be Ltd., MA Gonzalez
2001, Radio, Comedy Lead, The Treason Show, BBC Southern Counties
2001, Stage, Impro Comedy Performer, The Dykwits, The Dykwits Ltd., various
2001, Television, Lead Feature, The Ideas Factory, Channel 4, Guy Feldman
2000, Stage, Comedy Lead, Newsrevue Brighton, Komedia, Mark Brailsford
2000, Stage, Impro Comedy Actor, Skyscape, The Millennium Dome, Natural Theatre Company, Brian Popay
2000, Television, Coder, Jargon Busters, Sky Television, Dafydd Jones
1999, Stage, Stand Up, BBC New Comedy Awards, Comedy Café
1999, Stage, Lady Weasel/Gaoler's Daughter, The Wind In The Willows, Gardner Arts Centre/MCN Prods, Mike Carter
1998, Stage, Juliet/Hermia/Titania, Kicking Bardom, West 28th Street Theatre Co., Mark Helyar
1997, Stage, Clover, Animal Farm, Lamplit Theatre Company, Tony Gardner
1996, Comedy, Stand up, BBC New Comedy Awards
1996, Stage, Victoria & Chorus, Gratuitous Sex And Violence..., Millfield Theatre Productions, The Heather Brothers
1994, Radio, Comedy Lead, Flush! The Musical, BBC Radio 2, 4, GLR
1994, Stage, Kimberly Clark, Flush! The Musical, London Musical Co., Matt Avery
1986, Television, Daughter, Going Home, Channel 4 Film
1984, Stage, Lilly, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Plymouth Theatre Royal, Piers Chater Robinson
1982, Stage, Leah, Doubting Thomas, Plymouth Theatre Royal, John Bartlett
1982, Television, Leah, Doubting Thomas, ITV, John Bartlett
1979, Television, Katie, Penmarric, BBC, Tina Wakerell


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Cockney, Cornwall, Devon*, Essex, French, Italian, London, Northern, RP, Russian, Somerset, Spanish, Sussex, West Country
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Cabaret Singing, Contralto, Guitar*, Jazz Singing, Jive, Mezzo, Rock Singing, Singing (general), Ukulele, Zumba
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Children's Theatre, Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Compere, Living History, Musical Comedy, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Stand-up Comic, Theatre In Education, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Cycling, Sailing*, Skiing, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Comedy Songwriting, Devising, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Impersonation, Improvisation, Writer


Middlesex University BA (hons) 2:1 Drama and Theatre Studies (with English/Literary studies). Modular degree including clown/mask (John Wright) and stand up comedy (Huw Thomas)

Radford University US (one year exchange programme including acting, directing, theatre history and creative writing)