LAURA RISEBOROUGH by Alexandra Guelff
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6th Floor, 41-44 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5AD
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Fax: 020 7839 4555
4th Floor, 35 Great Marlborough Street, London W1F 7JF
Phone: 020-7434 2040
Fax: 020-7434 2042
Height:6' (182cm)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long

Currently appearing:

Laura is currently at the Park Theatre, playing Amanda in ‘Entropy’, one of the plays in R&D with the Script Accelerator project. She also just finished filming ‘Office Manager’ playing the lead role Helen. Laura performs weekly with the wonderful Free Association, as an Improviser.

Stage Television Short Film Film Web Series Audio Site Specific Workshop Comedy Rehearsed Reading Radio Voice Over Commercial Further Credits
2019, Stage, Constance, King John, Guildford Shakespeare Company, Ant Stones
2018, Stage, Red Queen, Alice In Wonderland, Northern Stage, Mark Calvert
2017, Stage, Mrs Puff, Hearts, Woman at Rada, Gabriella Bird
2017, Stage, Elaine Pringle, Fourteen, Women at Rada, Gabriella Bird
2016, Stage, Helena, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Royal Shakespeare Company, Erica Whyman
2016, Stage, Estella, Opera Cake, The Miniaturists
2016, Stage, Julia, Blinkers, Arcola Theatre, The Miniaturists
2015, Stage, Gloria, Junket, RADA Festival & Arcola Theatre, Sam Kenyon
2014, Stage, Mrs Bennet, Pride and Prejudice, Classic Cuts, Matt Bannister
2014, Stage, Gertrude, Hamlet, Classic Cuts, Matt Bannister
2014, Stage, Queen of Persia, Arabian Nights, Classic Cuts, Nona Shepard
2014, Stage, Widow Wadman & Susanna, Tristram Shandy, Micawber at the Tabard Theatre, Callum Hale
2013, Stage, Photographer & Netizen, The Arrest of Ai Weiwei, The Hampstead Theatre, James Macdonald
2012, Stage, Ella, The Glass Slipper, Northern Stage, Erica Whyman
2011, Stage, Geordie, Phaedra's Love, Arcola Theatre, Bronwen Carr
2011, Stage, Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing, East 15, Kate Costello
2010, Stage, Mother Courage, Mother Courage, East 15, Dani Carr
2010, Stage, King Richard II, Richard II, East 15, Andrew Jarvis
2010, Stage, Natasha, Three Sisters, East 15, Jill Colby
2008, Stage, Dogberry, Much Ado About Nothing, RADA, Andrew Tidmarsh
2019, Stage, Amanda, Entropy, Park Theatre, Gabriella Bird
2014, Television, Faith Paul, Holby City, BBC, John Hardwick
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Helen, Office Manager, Shamus Maxwell
2016, Short Film, Helena, Production Trailer, RSC, Erica Whyman & Sophie Ivatts
2015, Short Film, Nurse, Gracie, Spiralhouse Pictures, Matthew J Morgan
2013, Short Film, Louise, Karma, Spiralhouse pictures, Matthew Morgan
2010, Short Film, Ashley, Bug, Jonathan Firth
2013, Feature Film, ADR - Voice Artist, Maleficent, Disney, Robert Stomberg
Web Series
2017, Web Series, Working Mum, Bad Mother, Tantrum, Matt Winn
2019, Audio, Terentia, Tartarus, Big Finish, Scott Handcock
2018, Audio, Hannah, Dr Who - The War Master, Big Finish, Scott Handcock
2017, Audio, Terentia, Cicero, Big Finish, Scott Hancock
2017, Audio, Rosalind, Blood on Satan's Claw, Baffelgab, Simon Barnard
2017, Audio, Emily Bronte / Dutchess Ada, Doctors Who, Big Finish, Helen Goldwyn-Ritchie
2016, Audio, Jess/Texan Woman, Dr Who, Big Finish, Nicholas Briggs
2016, Audio, Helena, Monologues from 'Dream 16', Royal Shakespeare Company, Sophie Ivatts
2015, Audio, Eva / Holly, The Confessions of Dorian Gray, Big Finish, Scott Handcock
2014, Audio, Rita Sharma, Doctor Who - Dark Eyes, Big Finish, Ken Bentley
Site Specific
2017, Site Specific, Lady Enid, Wilderwild, The Flanagan Collective, Joe Hufton
2011, Site Specific, Mary, Tallgrass Gothic, Blythe Stewart, Blythe Stewart
2011, Site Specific, Rose Baumont, Oh What a Lovely War, Lucy Skilbeck
2018, Workshop, Narrator, Under Milk Wood - R&D, Northern Stage, Elayce Ismail
2017, Workshop, Assistant Director, The Trial of Lucullus, Jeremy Mortimer
2015, Workshop, Titania / Helena, A Midsummer Night's Dream, RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company), Erica Whyman
2013, Workshop, Mary, Cornelia Calling, 'Kali Theatre' at The Albany Theatre, Janet Steel
2013, Workshop, Margery, Murder at Davernport Mansion, Old Vic New Voices Lab, Ray Burns & Harriet Webb
2012, Workshop, Lilly, Amongst Barbarians, Glass Curtain Collective, Bronwen Carr
2019, Comedy, Sarah, 1997, Uncle Glen’s Menagerie
2018, Comedy, Sam, The Flick, Uncle Glen's Menagerie
2016, Comedy, Ladies Who Lunch, Company Cabaret, Tea House Theatre, Giovanna Ryan
2012, Comedy, Dead Bride, Day of the Dead, Happy Slap Boutique, Lizzie West
2012, Comedy, Stand Up, Horseplay, Horseplay at Proud Galleries, Lizzie West
2011, Comedy, Captin/2nd Lover, Commedia Dell'Arte, Discontinued Dell'Arte
2010, Comedy, Isabella (1st Lover), Commedia Dell'Arte, Discontinued Dell'Arte, Geoff Beal
2009, Comedy, Stand Up, Hello World, this is me., Many Roots, Elizabeth West
Rehearsed Reading
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Bertram, All's Well That Ends Well, Women at RADA, Tom Littler
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Alice, Alice in Wonderland, RADA - Classic Cuts, Laura Riseborough
2018, Radio, Mother, Lucy and I, Geoff-Collins, Peter Precadio
2018, Radio, Police Officer / Cashier, Best Friends Forever, Geoff-Collins, Geneva Leal
Voice Over
2018, Voice Over, Emily Bronte, Bronte Museum Installation, Bronte Museum, Judith Adams
2017, Voice Over, Voice Artist, Disney Promo, Disney Channel
2016, Voice Over, Voice Artist, Great North Run Promo, BBC
2015, Voice Over, Narrator, Penguin Audio Books - 'Love Tanya', Penguin Books
2016, Commercial, Chief Bridesmaid, Ride on Time - Jacobs, Independent Film Company
Further Credits
2018, Writing, Compatible, Alphabetti Theatre, Caroline Liversidge
2016, Writing, Lifeboat, Miniturists at Arcola Thetare, Laura Riseborough
2016, Writing, Disclaimer, Miniturists at Arcola Theatre, Laura Riseborough
2014, Writing, Writer & playing 'Gloria', Junket, Arcola Theatre - Miniaturists, Sam Kenyon
2013, Promo, Chelsea, BBC Promo, BBC


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Geordie*, Heightened RP, Liverpool, RP*, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Foxtrot, Laban, Lindy Hop, Soprano, Ukulele, Waltz
Performance:Clown, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Immersive Performance, Laban Training, Lip Sync, Living History, Outdoor Performances, Stand-up Comic, Story Telling, Voice Acting, Voice Over
Other Skills:Artist (Fine Art), Artist (Portrait), Devising, Improvisation, Painting, Sculpture, Workshop Leader


East 15 Acting School, BA Acting, 3 years, 2008 - 2011

RADA, Acting Foundation, 1 year, 2007 - 2008