VIVIEN TAYLOR by Laura McKinnon
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Location:Glasgow/London, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Height:5'7" (170cm)
Weight:9st. 3lb. (59kg)
Playing Age:21 - 30 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Girlish


Vivien has just been cast as the ditzy young TV writer, Poppy in Marc Pye's comedy feature film, 'Getting Ahead.' She has just completed shooting the lead role of Jennifer in British indie comedy feature film, 'Train Set' alongside Patrick Bergin. 'OOglies' in which Vivien provides many voices won the BAFTA for Best Short Form.

Film Television Short Film Voice Over Stage Further Credits
2017, Feature Film, Poppy Babcock, Getting Ahead (Trailer for the upcoming feature), Eigen Productions, Bernd Porr
2017, Feature Film, Jennifer Muir (Female Lead), Train Set, Solarus Films, Rob Burrows
2013, Feature Film, The Nurse, Outpost: Rise of the Spetsnaz, Cinema Three SPV4 Ltd/ Black Camel Pictures, Kieran Parker
2012, Feature Film, Matron, Outpost: Black Sun, Cinema Two SPV 4 Ltd / Black Camel Pictures, Steve Barker
2011, Feature Film, PC MacKay, Going Green, Palm Tree Entertainment, Mairi Sutherland
2011, Feature Film, Nurse Brown, Besieged, Magic Works Entertainment, Lauren Lamarr
2010, Feature Film, Sheena, A Spanking In Paradise, Veritas GB, Wayne Thallon (EIFF 2010 Trailblazer)
2010, Feature Film, Lavinia Whateley, H.P. Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror, Bang! Cinematic Digital Productions, Colin Edwards & Michael Hines
2010, Feature Film, Amanda (Shady Lady), Pendulum Drift, Filmedup Ltd, Shehzad Afzal (EIFF 2009 Trailblazer)
2010, Feature Film, Leah, Next Time Ned, Shared Moment Productions, Thomas McCue
2005, Feature Film, Dr Elizabeth Lawrence (Female Lead), Treasure of the Templars, Timeless Entertainment, Jonathan Lawrence
2005, Feature Film, Tamara, Cycle, Palm Tree, Robbie Moffat
2016, Television, Jenny (Female Lead), Crossing Over (Sitcom Taster), Kim MacKaskill, Sarah Grant
2016, Television, Myself, The Blether, STV Glasgow, Marco Federici
2015, Television, Various Character Voices, OOglies (Bafta Winner- Children's Short Form), CBBC, Neil Jack
2012, Television, The Immortal Mrs Buttons, Legend of the Four Fists (Series Pilot), Haphazard Media, Marcus Harben
2010, Television, Variety of Characters, Hedz, BBC, Dominic MacDonald & Marcus Harben
2010, Television, Zoe - Airline Staff Member, This September, Gate Television Productions, Giles Foster
2004, Television, Lady Millicent Montague, Spook Squad, CBBC Scotland, Carys Edwards
Short Film
2016, Short Film, Domino McGonnigal (Female Lead - 2 Hander), Pockets, Dropshack Films, Jack Willison
2016, Short Film, Beth, Big Boy Shoulders, Callum McLeod
2016, Short Film, Deone Smith - Barmaid, Consequences, Community Safety Glasgow/ Gryffe Studios, Carter Ferguson
2016, Short Film, Julie (Lead), Till Death Do Us Part, CMA Productions Ltd, Oliver Greenall
2016, Short Film, Stephanie Taylor, Worth, Scott Walker
2015, Short Film, Ingrid (Female Lead), Ouroboros (Two Hander), Pizza For Wedding Cake, Donald Morrison
2015, Short Film, Female Lead (Two Hander), Launderette (Winner of Best Director and Cinematography), 48 Hour Film Festival, Jack Willison
2015, Short Film, Date (One Woman Piece), Blind Date, The Glasgow Video Company, Michael Houston
2015, Short Film, Marie (Female Lead), The Worm, Bovine Productions, John Cairns
2014, Short Film, Female Lead (Two Hander), Build Project, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Various Directors
2014, Short Film, VIP Rope Queen & Additional Voices, Exodus 24:21, Haphazard Media, Marcus Harben
2014, Short Film, The Bridesmaid (Lead), Holly's Hungover Hen Party, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Various Directors
2012, Short Film, Mary (Lead Role), VOID (shown at Portobello Film Festival), Little City Pictures, Christopher Cook
2012, Short Film, Mum, Ambition, 2012, Little City Pictures, Christopher Cook
2012, Short Film, Hazel (Female Lead), Floater, Slumdrum Media, Robert MacDonald
2011, Short Film, Vivien, Parkarma, Dabhand Films, Bryan Larkin
2011, Short Film, Jane, Hello Harvey, RSAMD, Charlotte Carden
2011, Short Film, Alison, Nothing But The Truth (48 Hour Film Project), Forthold Media, Fynn Elkington
2011, Short Film, Angel, Outwith, Scott James Campbell
2010, Short Film, Female Lead, Tram Dancing (part of exhibit), 55 Degrees, Peter Fullarton
2010, Short Film, Alice, Sun Burn, 1 Point 618 Films, Alan McLean
2007, Short Film, Sophie, Bathtime (Runner up in BBC3 New Film Maker's Awards), RSAMD, Fiona Cairns
Voice Over
2017, Voice Over, Woman Testimonial, Asepxia Soap Commercial (Trinidad and Tobago), Unknown, Cynthia de Pando
2017, Voice Over, Voice of 16 Year Old Jessica, Asepxia Make Up Commercial (Trinidad and Tobago), Unknown, Cynthia de Pando
2017, Voice Over, Voice of the Girl on Bike, Goicoechea Moisturising Cream Commercial, Unknown, Cynthia de Pando
2016, Voice Over, Voice of Mimi, The Second Set- Episode 2: Verve and Gusto - Podcast, Palmer McGlade Productions, Heather Palmer & John McGlade
2016, Voice Over, Voices of Cindy, Fembot and Woman 1, The Second Set- Episode 1: What Makes a Woman? - Podcast, Palmer McGlade Productions, Heather Palmer & John McGlade
2016, Voice Over, Voice Over, My SQA Viral Commercials, S.O. Creative, Nick Lang
2016, Voice Over, Voice Over (Daughter), Perfect Home TV Commercial -3 seasons- 2015 Xmas version, Demus Productions
2016, Voice Over, Agnes Anderson (12 Year Old), Dunfermline Museum and Art Gallery Exhibit Voice, Centre Screen, Al George
2014, Voice Over, Narrator/ Voice Over, Chelsea Dagger's Glasgow NIghts (TV Pilot), Federal State Media/ STV Glasgow, Marco Federico
2014, Voice Over, Mary Queen of Scots (Lead), The Honeymoon's Over (Radio Comedy Drama), BBC Radio Scotland, Alan de Pellette
2014, Voice Over, Bonita (Lead/ Narrator), My Nan's Password (5 Minute Monologue Play), BBC Radio Scotland, Calum Deas
2014, Voice Over, The Nine Banded Armadillo (Lead Character Voice), Charles Darwin: The Voyage of the Beagle Armadillo, Invida, Stephen Scott
2013, Voice Over, Narrator, The Poppy Story (Online/ Educational), Golden and Grey, Ray Lupton
2012, Voice Over, All Female Roles Incl. Susan Boyle & Kirsty Young, Hooray for Holyrood (radio comedy sketch show), BBC Radio Scotland, Malcolm Ramsay/ Calum Deas
2012, Voice Over, Voice Over, Commonwealth Games Corporate, Logistik Group, Jess Metzelaar
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, The Poppy Story (Online/ Educational), Golden and Grey, Ray Lupton
2011, Voice Over, Voice Over, STV Appeal Commercial, STV Creative, Deva Smith
2010, Voice Over, Voice Over, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum Commercial, STV Creative, David Tennent
2010, Voice Over, Voice Over, Internet Safety Commercial- ThinkUKnow.Co.Uk, STV Creative, David Tennent
2010, Voice Over, Voice of Nine Year Old Ann, Eco School Corporate Video Presentation, Spider Digital Ltd, Borja Alcalde
2016, Stage, Angel/ Michelle, Dirty Water (Scottish Tour), I Know A Guy Productions, Dave Bennet
2015, Stage, Michelle & Angel, Dirty Water, I Know A Guy Productions, Kolin Ferguson
2015, Stage, The Flower Seller/ Aristocratic Lady, Coppélia, Birmingham Royal Ballet, David Bintley CBE
2014, Stage, Michelle & Angel, Dirty Water (Tour), I Know A Guy Productions, John Stuart
2013, Stage, Fairy Mary & Voice of Mrs Giant, Jack and the Beanstalk, NLP Theatre, Christopher Kennedy and Jamie Lee McPherson
2013, Stage, Jobless Bitch/ Angel, Dirty Water (Edinburgh Fringe), I Know A Guy Productions, John Stuart
2013, Stage, Simone, Rock, Hard Place, Daisy Chain Associates, Maggie Aitken
2013, Stage, Jenny, Public Places/ Private Faces, Daisychain Associates, Maggie Aitken
2011, Stage, Oolong, Direct Devitt: Mammy! (Edinburgh Fringe), Direct Devitt, Various Directors
2010, Stage, Cinders, Puss in Welly Boots, Einsides Entertainment, Ian Sides
2010, Stage, Clara, Tits Up! (Edinburgh Fringe), Superhuman Productions, Various Directors
2009, Stage, Rosie (One Woman Piece), Just Like Me, Daisychain Associates, Maggie Aitken
2007, Stage, Cheryl (One Woman Piece), Secrets, Daisychain Associates, Maggie Aitken
2007, Stage, Marie (One Woman Piece), B.O.G.O.F., Daisychain Associates, Maggie Aitken
2004, Stage, Edel, Misterman, Nomad, Mark Westbrook
Further Credits
2017, Event, Presenter/ Stylist, Marks and Spencer Summer Sparks Loyalty Events, M&S
2017, Commercial, Kayleigh (Female Lead), North Ayrshire Council Commercial, Mallard Productions, Scott Johnson
2017, Event, Presenter, Team BMW BTCC Drivers' Remote Control Car Race, BMW UK/ BMW PGA Championship Village, Wentworth
2016, Event, Presenter & Stylist, Super September Fashion Event at Princes Square, Princes Square
2016, Music Video, Psycho Girlfriend (Female Lead), Red- The Hustle Music Video, The Hustle, David Scott
2016, Event, Fashion Presenter/ Stylist, Marks & Spencer Summer Style Event, Marks & Spencer
2016, Commercial, Voice Over, My SQA Virals, S.O. Creative, Nick Lang
2016, Viral, Michelle, Find Me A Player App, Tuesday Film Club, Conor Reilly
2016, Event, Style and Fitness Presenter/ Stylist, Marks and Spencer Sparks Events, Imagineer
2016, Event, Dancer, Sport Relief Dance Flash Mob, The Leith Agency, Jenny Pike
2015, Event, Pudsey Bear Skin Character, Children in Need, BBC / We Are Material
2015, Event, Blush (Pudsey's Friend!) Skin Character, The Great Scottish Run, BBC/ Bank of Scotland/ We Are Material
2015, Still Photography, Diner/ Model, Deanston Whisky Print Commercial, We are Good
2015, Event, Fashion Presenter/ Stylist, Marks & Spencer Loyalty Fashion Events, Marks & Spencer
2015, Event, Presenter/ Compere, Fashion On The Move At East Kilbride Shopping Centre, Catwalk Productions, Fiona Best
2014, Radio, Self, MacAulay and Co- Radio Interview, BBC Radio Scotland
2014, Commercial, Self, Soapbox Scots, STV Creative, Oscar Sansom
2013, Music Video, Police Officer, Seen it All - Jake Bugg, Mercury/ Universal, John Hardwick
2012, Event, Host, BMW Group Pavilion- London 2012 Olympics & Paralympics, BMW UK
2012, Event, Host, Music Fest for Yorkhill Children's Foundation, The Crowne Plaza Hotel
2012, Event, Host, Inspire the Attire 2 Fashion Event at The Tall Ship, G2E Events
2011, Choreography, Choreographer, A Day in The Death of Joe Egg, The Citizens Company, Phillip Breen
2011, Comedy, Armani D'Zell (Comedy Monologue Character), Direct Devitt (Henley Fringe), Direct Devitt, Vivien Taylor - directed Armani D'Zell sections
2011, Ident, Bride, Whatever Happened to Benny Hill? Chase Sequence, Grant Smeaton Presents..., Grant Smeaton/ Alan De Pellette
2011, Music Video, Female Lead, Sucioperro, The Reflexes of the Dead, (Kerrang Exclusive!), Shootback Productions, Stuart Breadner
2010, Music Video, Female Lead, Sucioperro, Threads, Shootback Productions, Stuart Breadner
2009, Music Video, Receptionist (Lead Female Speaking Role), OIL & LACQUER, Bear Bones, Live Circus Films, Alessio Avezzano
2009, Multimedia, Presenter/Reporter, Kerchoonz Live,


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-Standard, Ayrshire, Central Scottish*, Cockney, Edinburgh, English-Standard, Fife, French, German, Lanarkshire*, Lancashire, Liverpool, RP, Scottish-South*, Scottish-Standard*, Scottish-West Coast*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Ballet, Can Can, Charleston, Cheerleading, Choreography, Classical Singing, Contemporary Singing, Pointe, Soprano, Tap*
Performance:ADR-Additional Dialogue Recording, Audio Books, Autocue trained/experienced, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Compere, Dancer-Professional, Disc Jockey (DJ), Green Screen, Green Screen/Chroma Key, Presenting, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Role Play, Singer-Professional, Skin Work, TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voiceover Professional/Specialist
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Rollerblading, RollerSkating, Swimming, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Choreographer (professional), Computer Literate, Dance Teacher, Drama Workshop Leader, Event Host (experienced), Improvisation, Magician/Illusionist Assistant, Model-professional, Photographic Model


MA (Hons) Film, TV and Theatre from Glasgow University.