JENNIFER BANKS by Neilson Reeves
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Cartwright Theatre, 5 Primrose Bank House, Friday Street, Chorley, PR6 0AA
Phone: 07542 427542
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Playing Age:31 - 45 years
Eye Colour:Hazel
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Friendly
Voice Quality:Warm


Jennifer was nominated for best actor at the Greater Manchester Fringe for her role in White Is The New Black. And her self-penned, two-woman, multi-role show, Strife In A Northern Town was nominated for the national Funny Women Best Show Award. After her appearance as 'One' in multi-role comedy, Trollope, the play went on to win Best Comedy Play at the Greater Manchester Fringe and Fringe Production of the Year at the Northern Soul Awards. She currently runs and regularly hosts Monologue Mondays Manchester – and is rehearsing and developing material with new comedy sketch group No Relation.

Television Stage Film Comedy Radio Improvisation Rehearsed Reading
2018, Television, (2017-2018), Prison Officer, Coronation Street, ITV, Tim Dowd, Sean Healy, Durno Johnston
2009, Television, Shop Assistant, Would you Save a Stranger?, Channel 4, Ashley Gething
2019, Stage, Sandra, Smooth Like Barbie, Fight Like a Girl Theatre, Victoria Tunnah
2018, Stage, One, Trollope, Writers Reign Theatre, Ronnie Leek & Steve Royle
2018, Stage, Donna, Maureen, Lulu, Kay, Kelly, Rose, Reporters, Strife In A Northern Town, Capricious Rose Productions, Rhonwen McCormack
2018, Stage, Gillian Rawnsley, Plastic Fantastic, Cartwright Studio, Jim Cartwright
2017, Stage, Aretha/Mrs Lewis, White Is The New Black, Miriam Mussa
2016, Stage, Julie, CSI Halifax, 2 Minutes, Cartwright Studio, Jim Cartwright
2008, Stage, Maggie, Bitter and Twisted, Whats On Theatre, Irene Lofthouse
2008, Stage, Sally, Games Night, More to Come Theatre, Bruce Sturrock
2008, Stage, Butcher, Waiting for Carver, Pink Lady Productions, Jan Perry
Stage, Glamorous Assistant, Carole Jahme is Sexually Selected, Flicker Films, John Nicholson
2018, Feature Film, Old Woman, Mrs Lowry and Son, Genesius Pictures, Adrian Noble
2018, Film, Mrs Chambers, Little Star, Elan Productions, Jack Casey
2018, Film, Karen Jennings, Another Day, Overton Productions, Gary Overton
2016, Film, Louise, Georgie and Louise, Saraliam Films, Emma Gibbon
2018, Comedy, Various, Strife In A Northern Town, Capricious Rose Productions, Rhonwen McCormack
2017, Comedy, Lesley Saraliam Films, Graudates, Saraliam Films, Emma Gibbon
2017, Comedy, Maureen, Rod Shepherd's - Rodcasts, Jeff Downs
2017, Comedy, Stand-up comedy performances, Various venues
2016, Comedy, Various, ComedySportz, ComedySportz, Brainne Edge
2016, Comedy, Various, Murder Inc presents..., Murder Inc, Jade Fearnley
2015, Comedy, Cressida, Lukas Pennyfeather and Friends, Cheeky Peacocks Theatre
2014, Comedy, Gillian, Plastic Fantastic, Three Minute Theatre, Irene Lofthouse
2007, Radio, Jo, Cultural Differences, Encore, Colin Lewishon
2007, Radio, Egora, Facing Up, Encore, Colin Lewishon
2007, Radio, Pat, Out of the Confusion, Encore, Colin Lewishon
Radio, Gloria, Sound Advice, Flying Dutchman Company, Ann Tomkins-Jansen
Radio, Shopkeeper, Sunny Side Up, BBC, Clive Brill
2016, Improvisation, Various, ComedySportz, ComedySportz, Various
2016, Improvisation, Various, Murder Inc Presents..., Murder Inc, Jade Fearnley
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Peggy, Chums, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, Rosie Wilkinson


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Bradford, English-Standard, RP, Scottish-Standard, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
French, Spanish
Performance:Comedy, Comedy Improv, Meisner Technique, Stand-up Comic, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Editing/Proof-Reading (experienced), Improvisation, IT Literate, Journalist, Scriptwriter (professional), Shorthand, Story Telling, Typing (touch), Workshop Leader, Writer