JILL STANFORD by Philip Wade
Photo: Philip Wade
Unit 5 B The Coop Centre, 11 Mowll Street, London SW9 6BG
Phone: 020 7582 7442
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:10st. 12lb. (69kg)
Playing Age:60 - 72 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Salt & Pepper
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Strong

About me:

"Stanford's Minchin has the right sort of stern authoritative voice for the character. The villainy is impressive."

"Portrays the evil, cruel character with flair and ease, from one level to the next. Performed to an outstanding standard."

Stage Film Television Short Film Commercial Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2019, Stage, Miss Minchin, A LITTLE PRINCESS, Rebel Theatre, Rachael Bellis
2017, Stage, Duchess of York/Bishop of Ely, RICHARD III, Antic Disposition, Ben Horslen & John Risebero
2016, Stage, Mrs Pearce and Friend to Mrs Eynsford-Hill, PYGMALION, Windsor Theatre Royal /Sidmouth /Paul Taylor Mills, Alastair Knights
2016, Stage, Edna, AN INSPECTOR CALLS, PW Productions, Julian Webber /Stephen Daldry
2016, Stage, (2015-2016), Ensemble, u/s Mrs Birling/Edna, AN INSPECTOR CALLS tour, PW Productions, Julian Webber & Stephen Daldry
2014, Stage, Efinovma, ON THE HIGH ROAD, Urgent Theatre, James Russell
2013, Stage, Nana, CHANGING ROOMS by Marc Camoletti, Serendipity Productions, Anna Ostergren
2012, Stage, Esther Abramsky, u/s Tsippa/Ida (played both), TRAVELLING LIGHT by Nicholas Wright, Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
2011, Stage, Gracie Brickenborough, DEATH TAKES A LOVER by Olivier Bosman, The Lone Wolf Theatre Co, Steve Hubbard
2011, Stage, Gwen Cedar, FOR SERVICES RENDERED by W.S. Maugham, Vital Signs Theatre Company, James Bounds
2010, Stage, Miss Prism, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, Antic Disposition, Ben Horslen/John Riseboro
2009, Stage, Miss Juliana Tesman, HEDDA GABLER, Elsewhere and Saga, Dean Taylor
2008, Stage, Hortensia, THE HOSTESS OF THE INN, Giant Olive, Andrea Hooymans
2008, Stage, u/s Maria Thins, GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, Andrew Welch/Brian Eastman, Joe Dowling
2007, Stage, u/s Lady Fidget, Mrs Squeamish, Lady Squeamish, THE COUNTRY WIFE, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Jonathan Kent
1995, Stage, (1994-1995), u/s Lady Croom & Hannah Jarvis, Arcadia, Michael Codron Ltd, Trevor Nunn
1989, Stage, Helen Lares, Ghetto, Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
1989, Stage, Mrs Elvsted, Hedda Gabler, Royal National Theatre, Howard Davies
1982, Stage, Princess Of France, Love's Labour's Lost, Bolton Octagon Theatre, Ian Judge
1982, Stage, Lady Capulet, ROMEO AND JULIET, The Octagon Theatre, Bolton, Felicity Taylor
1982, Stage, Lady Macbeth, MACBETH, The Octagon Theatre, Bolton, Wilfred Harrison
1981, Stage, The Hon Millicent Westbrook (Moaner), ANGELS OF WAR, Mrs Worthington's Daughters, Angela Langfield
1980, Stage, The Slave, The Romans In Britain, Royal National Theatre, Michael Bogdanov
1980, Stage, The Young Lady in Waiting, THE LIFE OF GALILEO, Royal National Theatre, John Dexter
1980, Stage, u/s Desdemona, OTHELLO, Royal National Theatre, Peter Hall
1978, Stage, Laura, THE GLASS MENAGERIE, The Donovan Maule Theatre Nairobi, Kenneth Mason
1978, Stage, Jill Mason, EQUUS, The Donovan Maule Theatre Nairobi, Frith Banbury
1978, Stage, Susannah, BEDROOM FARCE, The Donovan Maule Theatre Nairobi, James Ward
2019, Feature Film, Doris (neighbour), FAITH, Faith Film Ltd, Ashley Chin
2019, Feature Film, Norma (neighbour), DIRTY GOD, VIKING FILMS, Socha Polak
2011, Feature Film, Mother Judge Ed, PULP, Pulp Films Ltd, Adam Hamdy
2010, Film, Cherry, THE HAPPY WANDERER, Ferreira Bucek, Cris Ferreira Bucek
2013, Television, Mrs Eastman, MR LINCOLN THE BUTCHER, Irresistible Films/Channel 4 Random Acts Series, Jason Arber
2010, Television, Peggy Seymour, HOLBY CITY, BBC, Chris King
2002, Television, Clamping Victim, Life's Too Short, BBC Television
1995, Television, Mrs Ferguson, The Eye Of The Storm, Carousel, Lawrence Gordon Clarke
1991, Television, Mrs Gregory, The Bill, Thames Television, Nick Laughland
1985, Television, Mrs Seiler, Mountain Men, BBC Television Bristol, Colin Godman
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Sister Martha, NOTHING TO LOSE, TexHex Productions, Maeve Coffey
2019, Short Film, Carol (lead), I LIKE WOMEN, University of Gloucestershire MA, Jade Touron
2019, Short Film, Mrs Cowley, TONY, London Film Academy, Sophie Ansell
2018, Short Film, Mrs Black, The KEY, University for the Creative Arts, Tianyi Zhou
2017, Short Film, Mother, MOTHER, Shaun Forsdyke Films, Shaun Forsdyke
2017, Short Film, Bingo Winner, DORIS, Darkest Day Films, Hayder Hasen
2017, Short Film, Daphne Starling, SIX FROM EIGHT, The Ducktrain Collective, Steve Crowhurst
2017, Short Film, Dating Grandma, MATCHBOX, Film for Thought, Harry Jackson
2016, Short Film, Maureen, ARCADE GIRL, Goldsmith's University MA, Kel Wong
2015, Short Film, Pat (The Pat-i-nater), ROTTEN RETAIL, Kingston University, Philip Southwood
2014, Short Film, The Prioress, THE CROSS, Black Mountain Films, Siobhan Schwartzberg
2013, Short Film, Mrs Eastman, MR LINCOLN THE BUTCHER, Irresistible Films/Channel 4 Random Acts Series, Jason Arber
2012, Short Film, Bonnie's Mum, IT WON'T BE YOU, Sweetdoh!, Sami Abusamra
2011, Short Film, Dora, DORA'S HUSBAND, Hidden Film, Katherine King
2011, Short Film, Stepmother, JETHRO, London Film Academy, Vini Curtis
2010, Short Film, Landlady, THE DEAD ARE SILENT, London Film School, Nikolaj Belzer
2010, Short Film, Alice, A ROOM WITH A VIEW, Inkling Prods/Squashed Grape Prods, Jaclyn McLoughlin
2010, Short Film, Mother, THINKING STRAIGHT, Met Film School, Pilar Seijo
2009, Short Film, Mary Woodhouse, WOODHOUSE, London Film School, Jon Stanford
2009, Short Film, Vet's Receptionist, MAN AND DOG, Patch Pictures, Alana O'Neil and Liberty Kay
2009, Short Film, Susan, ROBBING PETER, Cottage Industry Films, Clayton Fussell/Ashley Wing
2020, Commercial, Brenda voice over, BRITISH RED CROSS - A Cry for Help (Covid), RAW London, Amber Parsons
2017, Commercial, Doreen, BLUE CROSS - A gift in your will, Another Film Company, Steve Reeves
1998, Commercial, Uptight Woman, Toyota Avensis, Big Deal
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Actor/Writer, MOTHERLOGUES, Forked Theatre, Lauren Reed
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Maggie, 33 PEOPLE...WRITE OUT LOUD, Queen's Park Writers, Nicola Ainsworth
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Toni, ST GEORGE'S DAY by Georgina Burns, The Arcola - PlayWrought, Neil Sheppeck
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Haydn, Write to Play, April de Angelis, In The Same Boat, Jane Waters/Ashley Cook
Further Credits
2018, Music Video, Old Barbecue Guest, SNOWED IN..Rachael Sage, HUM HUM PRODUCTION, Martine Skogstad
2018, Voice Over, English Narration, PLATANOS DE CANARIAS - Take Off, Grayskull TV, Ian Pons Jewel
2016, Voice Over, Grumpy Old Woman/Interactive voice character, Service with Style, A Taste of Space, Lorie Trainor Buckingham
2015, Corporate, Manager, P&G SVC, Given London, Matt Wright
2015, Training Film, Alice, V.S.O. Corporate, Apiary Studios, Mark Watson


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, English-Standard, French, Heightened RP, Irish-Northern, Irish-Southern, Lancashire, London*, RP*, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Contemporary Dance, Period Dancing
(* = highly skilled)
Swimming, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


The Guildhall School of Music and Drama