KATHRYN AKIN by Pete Bartlett
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Suite 427, The Linen Hall, 162-168 Regent Street, London W1B 5TE
Phone: 020-7038 3737
Fax: 020-7038 3739
Bentinck House, 3-8 Bolsover Street, London W1W 6AB
Phone: 020 7734 1981
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:10st. 12lb. (69kg)
Playing Age:41 - 50 years
Appearance:Hispanic, Mediterranean, White
Nationality:British, Canadian
Other:Equity, American Actors UK, AEA, ACTRA, CAEA
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

Kathryn recently appeared as 'Tara' in the new musical NORMALITY at The Other Palace Studio directed by Charlotte Peters. She has played featured roles in the West End for directors such as Trevor Nunn and Lindsay Posner and leading roles at UK regionals such as the Bristol Old Vic, Dundee Rep and the Traverse. Recent screen appearances include MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN. Whilst performing in Canada 2010-2015 Kathryn was nominated for multiple awards for her critically acclaimed performance as 'Diana' in NEXT TO NORMAL (Toronto/Calgary/Edmonton). She is a very experienced voice artist.

Stage Radio Television Short Film Video Game Commercial Recording Film Voice Over Further Credits
2019, Stage, Tara and other roles, Normality, The Other Palace Studio, Charlotte Peters
2017, Stage, Duchess Stephanie, Death Takes a Holiday, Danielle Tarento / Charing Cross Thtre, Thom Southerland
2015, Stage, Ima, The Immigrant, HGJT / Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts, Robert McQueen
2013, Stage, Diana, Next To Normal ( both 2012/13), Clearwater / Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, Kate Stevenson
2012, Stage, Diana, Next To Normal, Theatre Calgary / The Citadel Theatre, Canada, Ron Jenkins
2011, Stage, Cora, Calendar Girls, Royal Alexandra, Toronto / MTC/ David Mirvish, Marti Maraden
2009, Stage, Heavenly Friend+alternate Nettie (Lesley Garrett), Carousel, Savoy Theatre, West End, Lindsay Posner
2008, Stage, Nettie, Carousel, Manchester Opera House/ATG UK Tour, Lindsay Posner
2008, Stage, Mrs. Meade, Gone With The Wind, Gillian Lynne Theatre, West End, Trevor Nunn
2006, Stage, Priscilla, Taboos (When Harriet Met Sally), New End Theatre, Andy Jordan
2005, Stage, Tessie Tura + alternate Mama Rose, Gypsy, Dundee Rep, James Brining
2004, Stage, Dona Gisa/devisor, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Lyric Hammersmith Studio/Dende, Andre Pink
2004, Stage, Katherine, Smudge, Oval House (Time Out Critic's Choice), Jessice Higgs
2003, Stage, Annalise, The Typographer's Dream, Menier/Pleasance Edinburgh, Owen Lewis
2002, Stage, Merman,Charity etc, Dorothy Fields Forever, The King's Head, David Kernan
2002, Stage, Dr. Jeanene Deekman, Trance, The White Bear Theatre, Julio Martino
2001, Stage, Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch, The Wizard of Oz, Bristol Old Vic, Gareth Machin
2000, Stage, Brenda+covered/played Alexandra (Lucie Arnaz), The Witches of Eastwick - original cast, West End/Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, Eric Schaeffer
1999, Stage, Jeanne/Mme de Rols, Martin Guerre UK Tour, Leeds Plyhse/Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, Conall Morrison
1998, Stage, Ariadne, Cold Draft On Tap, Old Red Lion Theatre, Kate Hall
1997, Stage, Mother, Celle-La / That Woman, Traverse Theatre / Tramway, Cathie Boyd
1996, Stage, Hedda Hopper+cvrd/ plyd Norma (Petula Clark), Sunset Boulevard, Adelphi Theatre, West End, Trevor Nunn
1996, Stage, Feste, Twelfth Night, Hush Hush Ensemble, Steven Sheridan
1995, Stage, Carmen, Forever Yours Marie-Lou, Off the Fence, Natalie Wilson
1993, Stage, Fanny Ryan Fiander, The Gallant Major, The Stephenville Festival Newfoundland Canada, Edmund Maclean
1991, Stage, Evelyn, A Connecticut Yankee, Shaw Festival Canada, Tom Diamond
1991, Stage, Edie, This Happy Breed, Shaw Festival Canada, Susan Cox
1991, Stage, Goneril, King Lear, Shakespeare and Company USA, Tina Packer
1990, Stage, Linda, Pal Joey, Grand Theatre/National Arts Centre, Canada, Martha Henry
1985, Stage, Demeter, Cats - original Canadian cast, Marlene Smith/Cameron Mackintosh Ltd, David Taylor, Trevor Nunn
2011, Radio, Lt. Cnl Gloria McMillan, Afghanada - Season 6, CBC Radio, Greg Sinclair
2009, Radio, Actor, With Great Pleasure - Paul Gambacinni, BBC Radio 4, Christine Hall
2008, Radio, Narrator/ All Characters, Helpless - Book at Bedtime, BBC Radio 4, Christine Hall
2003, Radio, Mrs. Oleson, On The Banks of Plum Creek, BBC Radio 4, Mary Ward-Lowery
2002, Radio, Nellie Cross, Peyton Place, BBC Radio 4, Sara Davies
2001, Radio, Bel Canto Reading, The Front Row, BBC Radio 2
1997, Radio, Anna, The Seven Deadly Sins, BBC Radio / Pride Arts Festival, Eric Presland
1990, Radio, Anna, Sunnyville, CBC Radio, James Roy
2018, Television, Shelia Dail, Air Crash Confidential, World Media Rights / Discovery, Lou Westlake
2016, Television, Ruby, How (Not) to Kill Your Husband - Teacher's Pet, Thumbs Up Productions / Discovery ID, Nick Tebbet
2003, Television, Captain Nash, Cambridge Spies, BBC Television, Tim Fywell
1990, Television, Executive Secretary, Street Legal - The Truth, CBC, George Bloomfield
Short Film
2016, Short Film, Psychologist, Come Back, HueSon Productions, Hannah Anderson/Aidan Shipley
2009, Short Film, Marisa, Eleven Fifty Six, Tapioca/Cannes/LA/Palm Springs Shorts Festivals, Bruno Massi
Video Game
2019, Video Game, Matriarch Celeste, Penny and others, Surge 2, SIDE, Kate Saxon
2016, Video Game, Various American voices, Horizon Zero Dawn, Sony Entertainment
2015, Video Game, Victorian female politician / mocap principal, Assassin's Creed: Syndicate, Ubisoft
2014, Video Game, Various RP characters, Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft Montreal
2008, Video Game, Commander Emerson, Crysis Warhead, Louis Ehlman
2018, Commercial, store owner (principal), Anoro Pharmaceutical (US National), AFS South Africa / Glaxco Smith Klein
2015, Commercial, Head Nurse (principal), Ontario Nurses Association, 360 Degrees
2018, Recording, Singer, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Soundtrack, Littlestar / Universal, Ol Parker
2016, Recording, American Narrator, Once in a Lifetime, RNIB Talking Books
2016, Recording, Miranda, The Kind Worth Killing, RNIB Talking Books
2016, Recording, Signora Rosselli, The Last Day of Summer, Chris Burgess / Mark Warman
2007, Recording, Narrator/All Characters, Eye - Short Stories by Frank Herbert, RNIB Talking Books
2006, Recording, Narrator/All Characters, Mediator 1 - Love You To Death, RNIB Talking Books
2005, Recording, Narrator/ All Characters, Honeymoon, Isis Audio
2018, Feature Film, Fisherman's Wife / singer on film soundtrack, Mamma Mia! Here we Go Again, Littlestar / Universal, Ol Parker
Voice Over
2020, Voice Over, (2000-2020), 100's of American VOs, Various Productions, Full CV:
Further Credits
2018, Corporate, Sarah - CIO of Electrolux, Hewlett Packard Corporate Film, Exceed Global
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Bug, High Life, Theatre Inamorata, Lesley Robertson
2014, Workshop, Deviser, Avaricious, Theatre Gargantua Toronto, Jacquie P.A. Thomas
2010, Workshop, Tree/Narrator, Pitter Patter Girl, Theatre Centre/Stratford Circus, Natasha Khamjani


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-East Coast, American-Midwest, American-New England, American-New York, American-North East, American-Southern States, American-Standard*, American-West Coast, Canadian*, English-Standard, French, French Canadian, Galway, Irish-Southern, London, Polish, RP, Spanish, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Ballad*, Ballet*, Blues*, Cabaret Singing*, Contemporary Dance*, Flute, Folk Singing*, Jazz Dancing*, Jazz Singing*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Period Dancing, Tap
Performance:Audio Books, Musical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Singer-Professional, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Ice Skating, Sailing, Swimming*, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Assistant Director (experienced), Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Motion Capture, Narration