DENISE BLACK by Ruth Crafer
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1st Floor, Malvern House, 15-16 Nassau Street, London W1W 7AB
Phone: 020-7427 5681
Top Floor Foresters Hall, 25-27 Westow Street, Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RY
Phone: 020-3141 3737
Fax: 020-7025 0659
The City of Brighton and Hove, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:46 - 60 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Auburn
Hair Length:Mid Length

Currently appearing:

Denise won best performance in a play at the UK Theatre Award for her portrayal of Rainey in THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff).

Television Stage Film Radio
2020, Television, June Marshall, Unforgotten, Mainstreet Pictures, Andy Wilson
2019, Television, Mrs Hudson, The Irregulars, Netflix Originals / Drama Republic, Joss Agnew
2018, Television, Marge, Informer, BBC, Jonny Campbell
2017, Television, Denise Osbourne (Regular), Coronation Street, ITV, Various Directors
2016, Television, Joanie (Regular, 2015-2016), Emmerdale, ITV, Various Directors
2015, Television, Gloria, Benidrom, Tiger Aspect / ITV, Sandy Johnson
2015, Television, Hazel, Cucumber, Red Productions / Channel 4, Alice Troughton
2014, Television, Mary Donaldson, Doctors, BBC, Lisa Clark
2014, Television, Irene, Holby City, BBC 1, Richard Platt
2013, Television, Joanie (Regular), Emmerdale, ITV, Various Directors
2011, Television, Chloe Baker, Midsomer Murders, Bentley Productions/ITV, Simon Langton
2011, Television, Belinda, Exile, BBC 1, John Alexander
2009, Television, Aunt Dorothy, Small Island, Ruby/BBC, John Alexander
2008, Television, Bertha, Robin Hood, Tiger Aspect/BBC, Patrick Lau
2007, Television, Dr Peta Sinclair, Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC 1, Patrick Lau
2007, Television, Cynthia, Sensitive Skin, Baby Cow for BBC, Hossein Amini
2007, Television, Wendy, Doc Martin, Buffalo/ITV, Ben Bolt
2007, Television, Denise Osbourne (Regular), Coronation Street, Granada/ITV
2006, Television, Grace, Casualty, BBC Television, Patrick Lau
2006, Television, Josie Sargent, New Tricks, Wall to Wall/BBC, Rob Evans
2006, Television, Ruth Turnbull, The Bill, Talkback/ITV, Di Patrick
2005, Television, Valerie, No Angels, World Productions/Channel Four, Roger Goldby
2004, Television, Janette Locke, Born and Bred, BBC Television, Dermot Boyd
2004, Television, Angela Wynn, Doctors, BBC Television, Rupert Such
2004, Television, Judy, Holby City, BBC Television, Simon Meyers
2004, Television, Fran, Little Pudding, BBC Wales, Ed Talfan
2004, Television, Mrs Brocklebank, To the Ends of the Earth, Tightrope Productions/BBC, David Attwood
2003, Television, Valerie Park, Hear the Silence, Zenith Production, Tim Fywell
2003, Television, Anne Carter, Midsomer Murders, Bentley Productions, Sarah Hellings
2003, Television, Lisa Fallon, Serious and Organised, Company Pictures, Diarmuid Lawrence
2003, Television, Anna, The Bill - Live Transmission, Pearson, Sylvie Boden
2003, Television, Barbara Rolfe, The Brief, Carlton Television, Sandy Johnson
2003, Television, Jill, Viva Las Blackpool, BBC Television, Sarah Lancashire
2003, Television, Ingrid Faulkner, Waking the Dead, BBC Television, Sylvie Boden
2002, Television, Sue, Daddy's Girl, ITV, Bill Eagles
2002, Television, Jackie Ruane, On Home Ground, Kildoran for RTE, Charlie McCarthy
2002, Television, Rachel, Second Coming, Red Productions for Channel 4, Adrian Shergold
2002, Television, Gloria, Where the Heart Is, Granada, Clive Arnold
2001, Television, Mrs Lavery, A Good Thief, Granada, Douglas McKinnon
2001, Television, Trish, Clocking Off, BBC Television/Red, Tom Shankland
2001, Television, Tessa, Inspector Lyndley, BBC Television, Richard Laxton
2001, Television, Irene Gentle, Mersey Beat, BBC Television, Robbie Del Maestro
2001, Television, Rosie Parkin, The Bill, Pearson, Michael Owen Morris
2000, Television, How To Love In The 21st Century, Channel 4, Matthew Evans
2000, Television, Jenny, Peak Practice, Central Television, Sue Dunderdale
2000, Television, Matisse, Sins, BBC Television, Simon Curtis
2000, Television, Clare, The Vice, Carlton Television, Roger Gartland
1999, Television, Jessie Devlin, Bad Girls, Shed Productions/Carlton TV, Jim O'Hanlon
1999, Television, Hazel Tyler, Queer As Folk 1 & 2, Channel 4 Productions, Charles McDougal/Menhaj Huda
1999, Television, Madamoiselle Guillotine, The Scarlet Pimpernel, BBC Films, Patrick Lau
1998, Television, Maggie Taylor, The Vanishing Man, BBC Television, Roger Bamford
1998, Television, Pat Phoenix, Things You Do For Love, Granada Television, Bill Pryde
1997, Television, Clairvoyant, Dangerfield, BBC Television, Jim Goddard
1997, Television, Witch, Macbeth, Channel 4, Michael Bogdanov
2019, Stage, Mrs Elton, Deep Blue Sea, Chichester Festival Theatre, Paul Foster
2019, Stage, Lady Cooper, The Shadow Factory, Nuffield Theatre, Sam Hodges
2018, Stage, Lil, Kindertransport, Nottingham Playhouse, Fiona Buffini
2018, Stage, Mother, Machinal, Almeida Theatre, Natalie Abrahami
2017, Stage, Rainey, The Cherry Orchard, Sherman Theatre, Rachel O'Riordan
2017, Stage, Dolly, Winter Hill, Bolton Octagon, Elizabeth Newman
2012, Stage, Dianna, Pack, Finborough Theatre, Louise Hill
2011, Stage, Mother Superior, Sister Act, UK Tour, Jerry Zaks
2010, Stage, Linda, Calendar Girls, David Pugh Ltd, Roger Haines
2010, Stage, Eilieen/Alexandra/Maryam, Sisters, Sheffield Crucible, Ruth Carney
2009, Stage, Delia, Bedroom Farce, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Tamara Harvey
2008, Stage, Dimitra, Aristo, Chichester Festival Theatre, Nancy Meckler
2008, Stage, Mary, The Long Road, Soho Theatre Company, Esther Baker
2008, Stage, Mrs Bryant, Roots, Royal Exchange, Manchester, Jo Combes
2007, Stage, Polina, The Seagull, Royal Court, Ian Rickson
2007, Stage, Grumpy Old Women Live, Avalon
2006, Stage, Mary, The Retirement of Tom Stevens, Lakeside Arts Centre, Matt Aston
2005, Stage, Martha, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Liverpool Playhouse, Gemma Bodinetz
2003, Stage, Yerma, Yerma, Royal Exchange, Manchester, Helena Kaut Howson
2000, Stage, Mrs Warren, Mrs Warren's Proffession, Manchester Royal Exchange Th, Helena Kaut-Howson
1997, Stage, Title Role, The Mistress, Cardiff Sherman Theatre, Michael Bogdanov
2019, Film, Bibi, Lady Of Heaven, Enchanted Kingdom, John Stephenson
2019, Film, Mary, The Last Tree, Prodigal Films & The BFI, Shola Amoo
2003, Film, Linda, Joy Rider, Classic Film Productions, Gaby Dellal
2001, Feature Film, Carol, Last Orders, Scala, Fred Schepisi
2014, Radio, COUNTER-MEASURES: RISE AND SHINE, Big Finish, David Richardson
2014, Radio, Damaged Goods, Big Finish, David Richardson
2014, Radio, Doctor Who, Big Finish, David Richardson


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Cockney, Devon, French, German, Hampshire, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, Manchester, Northern, RP*, Welsh-Standard, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Ballad, Blues, Cabaret Dancing*, Cabaret Singing, Choreography, Flute, Folk Singing, Harp, Jazz Singing*, Keyboards, Mezzo-Soprano, Percussion, Piano, Recorder
Performance:Audio Books, Musical Theatre, Radio Presenting, Singer-Professional, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Horse-riding*, Sailing*, Swimming*, Tennis*, Yoga*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence, Motorcycle Licence
Other Skills:Computer Literate, Impersonation, Improvisation, Mime, Narration