HELEN BUCHANAN by Jennie Scott
Photo: Jennie Scott
35 Plymouth Grove, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3WU
Phone: 07861 778330 / 0161-724 4880
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:10st. 2lb. (64kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Red/Titian
Hair Length:Long
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Husky

About me:

Helen has recently filmed an ep for Hollyoaks and graduated with an MA in Actor Training and Coaching from Central School of Speech and Drama.

Stage Television Film Short Film Corporate Commercial Voice Over Role Play Further Credits
2019, Stage, Charlie, The Memory Collectors, Same Difference, Simone Lewis
2019, Stage, Doll Common, The Alchemist, Bronzehead Theatre, Tom Straszewski
2017, Stage, Anne Marie, This Space Is Occupied (R&D), Bent Architect Theatre Company, Jude Wright / Mick Martin
2016, Stage, Toad, The Whispering Woods, Leeds Town Hall, Kat Martin
2016, Stage, July Holiday, Workshop / Script Development / July Holiday, West Yorkshire Playhouse / Sublets
2016, Stage, Lady Macbeth, Workshop/ Macbeth - Abridged/ The Lowry Salford, ICAT, Adjoa Andoh
2015, Stage, 10x10 short plays The Bastard, Seven Arts, Dermot Daly
2015, Stage, Various, Cassiopeia, West Yorkshire Playhouse - Summer Sublets, Sarah Wallis
2014, Stage, Greta, Witness For The Prosecution, Theatre Mill, Samuel Wood
2013, Stage, Uke player, The Importance of Being Earnest, Theatre Mill, Samuel Wood
2013, Stage, Various, 4Scene, Northumberland Theatre Company, Gillian Hambleton
2012, Stage, Delfina, Laridae, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Samuel Wood
2012, Stage, Various Roles, Gi60 Festival, Steve Ansell
2011, Stage, Lucy, My Filthy Hunt, Horizon Arts/Richard Jordan Productions, Philip Stokes
2010, Stage, Nell/Quilp, The Old Curiosity Shop, Northumberland Theatre Company, Gillian Hambleton
2010, Stage, Gina, Band of Gold, Script Development Workshops, Kay Mellor
2010, Stage, Various, Script development workshops, Northumberland Theatre Co, Andrew Hayes
2009, Stage, Bossy, Straw-Headed Peter, Northumberland Theatre Company, Gillian Hambleton
Stage, Meg, The Bang Gang, Bad Fox Theatre Company, Katie Posner
Stage, Lukash/Alicia/Becki, The Polish Play, Farnham Maltings, Gavin Stride
Stage, Elizabeth/Martha/Fan, A Christmas Carol, Northern Stage, Erica Whyman
Stage, Barmaid/Reporter, Oceans Five and a Half, Northumberland Theatre Company, Gillian Hambleton
Stage, Landlady, Road/Too, Northumbria University, Philip Hoffman
Stage, Peter Quince, A Midsummer Night's Disco Dream, Northumbria University, Malachi Bogdanov
2006, Stage, Understudy, The Cleaner, 2BActing, Denise Gilfoyle
2019, Television, Laura Paramedic, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Suzanne Readwin
2017, Television, Lucy - Paramedic, HOLLYOAKS, Lime Pictures
2016, Television, Kathryn - Paramedic, Emmerdale, ITV, Duncan Foster
2013, Television, Bupa Nurse, The Syndicate, Rollem Productions, Dominic Leclerc/ Kay Mellor
2017, Feature Film, Nurse Sarah Lockwood, The Last Laugh by John Godber, Visualise Films, Daniel Coll
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Sally, Swimming Pool, Active Ageing/NFS, John Dower
2014, Short Film, Mary, Eveline, York University
2014, Short Film, Jayne, Bingo, Northern Film School
2011, Short Film, Megan, Love Sick, This Way Up Productions, Steve Rowley
2007, Short Film, Kitty One, Blind Chance, Blind Chance productions, James Grieves
2016, Corporate, Customer, NHS Campaign, Medical RP
2015, Corporate, Staff Member, PR videos, Enact Solutions
2014, Corporate, Marion, E-Learning Leeds University, Leeds University
2013, Corporate, Janice/Elaine/ Various, Housing Association Conference, Theatre&, Jeanette Percival
2012, Corporate, Jane, Palliative care film
2011, Corporate, Project Manager/Support Analyst, KPMG Graduate Recruitment, Micheal Browne Associates, Micheal Browne
2015, Corporate, Various, National Grid CCIP training, Enact Solutions, Rosie Perkins
2015, Commercial, Architect, NiQuitin We Quit Campaign, ShotbySodium, Rob Booker/Brass Ad agency
Voice Over
2020, Voice Over, Various northern female characters, Project Megahphone, Side Productions
2020, Voice Over, Narrator, Kip McGrath Explainer Videos
2016, Voice Over, VO Artist, Leeds City Council, ABF Pictures
2016, Voice Over, VO Artist, Cancer Awareness Campaign, Spectrecom Films, Clemence Bartram
2014, Voice Over, Staff member, Northern Rail, Abberration Films, Finn Varney
Role Play
2016, Role Play, Staff member, Royal College of Nurses conference, Roleplay UK, Andy Blair
2016, Role Play, Recruitment Candidate, LV training, Roleplay UK
2016, Role Play, Mother, KPMG Training for Social Workers, MBA Associates
2015, Role Play, Buyer/Staff Member, Asda Recruitment, Roleplay UK
2015, Role Play, Actor/Facilitator, National Grid Training, Enact Solutions
2015, Role Play, Staff member, Santander Core Values Training, RoleplayUK
2015, Role Play, Staff member, Northern Gas Networks, Roleplay UK
2015, Role Play, Project Analyst / Director, KPMG Graduate Recruitment, MBA Associates
2014, Role Play, Mother/Wife, Safeguarding Children training day
2014, Role Play, Various, GP Recruitment
2013, Role Play, Roleplayer, Nationwide Courses, Micheal Browne Associates
2014, Role Play, Mental Health Patient, Training for Incapacity Benefit, Pr Players
Further Credits
2015, Still Photography, Up and coming professional, Sage advertising, Coffee design
2014, Comedy, Suzie/Various, The Lovely Lovely Boat Of Love, Land Of Nod
2013, Comedy, Uke player / Vocalist, B&B - Musical Comedy duo, Butler and Buchanan
2012, Internet, Miss Sharpe, Platform 2C, NFD productions, Richard Connew
2012, Internet, Molly, Nights at The Round Table, Red shirt films
2012, Comedy, Various, Land Of Nod, Land of Nod
2012, Educational, Workshop Leader, Spinning Top Theatre Company
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Tammy, Happiness and Paranoia, 24:7 Northwest Playwrights, Rachel Brogan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, Geordie, Leeds*, Liverpool, RP
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Bachata, Guitar, Mezzo-Soprano, Salsa Dancing, Ukulele
Performance:Actor-Musician, Actor-Singer, Comedy, Mask, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre
(* = highly skilled)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Comedy Songwriting, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Workshop Leader (Acting)


A First Class Honours degree in Performance, Northumbria University

Interact, The Northern Regions Training ensemble.

MA Actor Training and Coaching - Central School of Speech and Drama