RUTH SAMPSON by Tom Barker
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Bolton House, Bolton Lane, Bolton, YO41 5QX
Phone: 07510 316403
Mobile: 07971 831371
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Playing Age:50 - 60 years
Actual Age:52 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:White
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Sincere
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

I am a Yorkshire based Actress and I have been an actor professionally for several years , experienced in both stage and screen work, both short and feature length productions.

A competent vocalist, I have performed with choirs, choruses and also as a soloist, including Ladies Barbershop. I am a keen Pianist and Keyboard player, also including Recorder.

My main creative influences include Victoria Wood, Alan Bennett , amongst others.

I am currently working as an Actor, Producer with various Projects including Theatre.

Commercial Pantomime Short Film Workshop Training Film Television Stage Rehearsed Reading Film Film school
2015, Commercial, Ruth, Two Tyke Mice, Flash Flame Productions, Dave Thorp
2015, Commercial, Car buyer, Car show, Shine Group North, Shine Group North
2017, Pantomime, Lady Vil, The Emperor's New Clothes, Yorkshire Acting, Diana Brooks
2017, Pantomime, Gertrude, mean witch, The Monsters brew, The Mystery Show, Lucy Marshall
2017, Pantomime, Susie, Mother Goose, Yorvik Rep Theatre, Diana Brooks
2019, Pantomime, Smee and Indian Chief, Peter Pan, The Panto People, Diana Brooks
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Gladys, The Cleaner, The Screaming Field, Thibs Laconbe
2016, Workshop, Audrey, Blue Remembered Hills, StandBy Method Acting, Louise O'Leary
Training Film
2018, Training Film, Lead Female, Corporate video, Sales Direct, Liverpool
2021, Television, Carol Hinchcliffe, So Haunted, Runestone Pictures, Diana Brooks
2020, Television, Susan, Briefs, Runestone Pictures, Diana Brooks
2020, Television, Hazel, The Howling, Runestone Pictures, Diana Brooks
2020, Television, Pam, Greenfingers, Vpac Productions, Velton Liske
2017, Television, Servant, Gunpowder, Kudos, J Blakeson
2020, Television, Margery, Grand High Witch, Forever Cursed, Herd Films, Lucy Marshall
2017, Stage, Louise Van Sant, Lights, Camera Murder, The Mystery Show, Lucy Marshall
2017, Stage, Iris, The Tempest, Jorvik Rep Theatre Company, Diana Brooks
2017, Stage, Mrs Dilber, A Christmas Carol, Jorvik Rep Theatre, Diana Brooks
2018, Stage, Mrs Hill, the servant, Pride and prejudice, Jorvik Rep Theatre, Diana Brooks
2018, Stage, Co director/Ceres, The Tempest, Jorvik Rep Theatre, Co director with Victoria Hudson
2018, Stage, Paulina, The Seagull, Jorvik Rep Theatre, Diana Brooks
2019, Stage, The Messenger, Richard 111, Jorvik Rep Theatre, Diana Brooks
2019, Stage, Mrs Cratchit, A Christmas Carol, Jorvik Rep Thratre, Diana Brooks
Rehearsed Reading
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Narrator, An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe, Jorvik Rep Theatre, Victoria Hudson and Myself
2017, Feature Film, Lilith, Feral Vampire, Remember Remember, Ravenwolf Cinematic Combat Ltd, Mark Hindman Smith
2017, Feature Film, Jean Williams, The Forgotten Love, The Mystery Show, Lucy Marshall
2019, Film, Kate, The Odeyssey, Obverse Films, Bob Jordon
Film school
2015, Film school, Ruth Sampson, Archaeologist, The Antiques show, Robert Worsley, Robert Worsley


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
English-Standard, Lancashire, Leeds, Sheffield, Yorkshire*
(* = Native/Fluent)
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Choral Singing, Contemporary Singing, Folk Singing, Keyboards, Mezzo-Soprano, Piano, Soprano, Treble Recorder
Performance:Actor-Singer, Aerial Hoop, APC Advanced Broadsword, Audio Drama, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Commedia Dell'Arte, Meisner Technique, Murder Mystery Events, Musical Theatre, Physical Comedy, Radio Drama, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Pool, Snooker, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Ambidextrous, Autism, Literacy & Numeracy Intervention Worker, Carer (trained), Cooking/Baking, Improvisation, Sports/Remedial Massage Therapist (qualified)


Diana Brooks, North Yorkshire Acting Academy

Actors Space, Spain, The Art of Comedy

Northern Star Acting, Leeds, Acting Workshops

StandBy Method Acting,

Yorkshire School of Acting

Brian Timoney Bootcamp