Spotlight: AILSA JOY


AILSA JOY by Michael Shelford
Photo: Michael Shelford
2nd Floor, 47 Bedford Street, London WC2E 9HA
Phone: 020-7240 2048
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:8st. 4lb. (53kg)
Playing Age:21 - 30 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Long

About me:

3-28 March Ailsa will be playing Gila in "Not Quite Jerusalem" at the Finborough Theatre

Stage Television Audio Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2020, Stage, Gila, Not Quite Jerusalem, Finborough Theatre, Peter Kavanagh
2018, Stage, Milady de Winter, The Three Musketeers, Iris Theatre, Paul-Ryan Carberry
2017, Stage, Silvia, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Guildford Shakespeare Company, Charlotte Conquest
2017, Stage, Hermia, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Guildford Shakespeare Company, Lotte Wakeham
2016, Stage, Daphna, Bad Jews, Theatre Royal Haymarket (West End), Michael Longhurst / Jon Pashley
2015, Stage, Daphna, Bad Jews, Theatre Royal Bath + UK Tour, Michael Longhurst / Jon Pashley
2015, Stage, Anne Boleyn/ Catherine of Braganza, TimePlays, Hampton Court Palace, Pia Furtado
2015, Stage, Berenice, Berenice, The Space, Fay Lomas
2014, Stage, Anna, Fast Track, The North Wall, Lucy Maycock
2014, Stage, Words by the Water (RLSB), The Globe, Melanie Jessop
2014, Stage, Hermia, Nell Bottom, Phaedra, Flute, Seeing Things, Shakespeare Week/ Warwickshire Libraries
2013, Stage, Dinarzhad, Arabian Nights, Cunard, Nona Shepphard
2013, Stage, Hero, Much Ado About Nothing, Cunard, Nona Shepphard
2012, Stage, Mole, The Wind in the Willows, Polka Theatre, Jonathan Lloyd
2012, Stage, Queen, Cymbeline, RADA, Nona Shepphard
2012, Stage, Claire, The Maids, RADA, Melanie Jessop
2011, Stage, Anastasia, The House of Special Purpose, RADA, Jessica Swale
2011, Stage, The Green Lady, Peer Gynt, The North Wall, The Awake Project
2011, Stage, Olivia, Twelfth Night, RADA, Kelly Hunter
2009, Stage, Annabella, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, The North Wall, Oxford
2009, Stage, Abigail, The Crucible, Oxford Playhouse, Sue Baxter
2008, Stage, Emma Bennett / Elizabeth Browning, The Siren's Call, Watermill Theatre, Ade Morris
2008, Stage, Sym, The White Darkness, The North Wall, Lucy Maycock and Dan Danson
2007, Stage, Mira, Mira, Mira, Watermill Theatre, Ade Morris
2005, Stage, Concepcion, Cigarettes and Chocolate, Oxford Old Fire Station, Maya Foa
2002, Stage, Refugee, Landmines and Chewing Gum, Theatre Royal Windsor, Ben Myers
2018, Television, Rebecca, Plebs, ITV2, Sam Leifer
2016, Television, Janet (Pundit), The Royals, E! Entertainment, James Lafferty
2019, Audio, Reader, Goth Girl, Living Paintings, Ben Oliver
2018, Audio, Reader, Fairy Tales, Usborne, Lesley Sims
2014, Audio, Self, Spotlight on the Stage, Living Paintings, Sue Choules
2014, Audio, Reader, Middle of Nowhere, Oakhill Publishing, Douglas Kean
2014, Audio, Self, Bellerophon and Pegasus, The Story Museum, Oxford, Jane Cockroft
2012, Audio, Reader, The Positively Last Performance, AudioGo, Simon Hughes
2010, Audio, Self, Steiff Teddy Bears, Living Paintings, Libby Lake
2009, Audio, Self, World Cultures and Travels: Japan, Living Paintings, Liz Davies
2009, Audio, Astrid, Viking Life, Living Paintings, Liz Davies
2007, Audio, Nadira, Skybreaker, Full Cast Audio, Dan Bostick
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, She, Out of the Dark, Rose Theatre Kingston, Fay Lomas
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Jessica, The Merchant of Venice, Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Juliet, Shoot, I Didn't Mean That, Alchymy Festival, Oxford, Lisa Cagnacci
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Sophie, The Terrors, The North Wall, Lucy Maycock/ Chris O'Connell
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Elizabeth Bennett, Pride and Prejudice, Nona Shepphard
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Thene / Atropos, Theanthropy, Club Theatre, RADA Studios, Dan Bird
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Hanan, Khamsoun, Manal Awad
Further Credits
2019, Event, Ensemble, Festive Folklore, Iris Theatre, Paul-Ryan Carberry
2019, Training Film, Amber, Winning at Welcome, Intercontinental Hotel Group, David Lumsden
2015, Internet, Lady Macbeth, Ariel, Various, BBC Bitesize Shakespeare, BBC/A Productions, Mark Taylor
2014, Training Film, Julie, Macmillan: In Company 3, Macmillan, Simon Gooden
2012, Training Film, Jane, Couples Therapy Training, Caron Barruw


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-New York, Australian, Edinburgh, Irish-Southern, Israeli, Portuguese, RP, Russian, Spanish, Welsh-Southern, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Mezzo-Soprano*, Period Dancing, Soprano
Performance:Audio Books, BASSC-Rapier, Dagger & Unarmed (pass), Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Rope Work, Voice Acting
(* = highly skilled)
Running, Swimming
Other Skills:Drama Workshop Leader, Story Telling, Typing (touch), Writer


ROYAL ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART, BA Acting, 3 years, 2009 - 2012