JEANETTE ROURKE by Ron Bambridge
Photo: Ron Bambridge
Una Evans-O'Connell
35 Plymouth Grove, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3WU
Phone: 07861 778330 / 0161-724 4880
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:10st. 5lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:55 - 65 years
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length

About me:

Theatre: Shakespeare’s Globe - Collaboration and performance 2018/2019 - 2020 Covid Cancelled. Playing On Theatre Company 2014-1019, creating, devising , touring, with the very splendid Philip Osment (1953-2019) ‘Hearing Things’ Reviews: “A powerful performance, flawless acting"

5*Review The Start of Something - ‘Evelyn, expertly brought to glorious life, brilliantly and believably.

TV/Film Showreel 2019 Coronation Street, Prisoners Wives, Hackneys Finest, Do Not Erase - 'Outstanding', 'Powerful', 'Funny, touching and poignant'.

Jeanette - Founder - Open Access Arts

Stage Television Film Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, Collective Works, Shakes-peers Collective, Open Access Arts - GLOBE Theatre, Beru Tessema / Joanne Howarth
2019, Stage, Janet, Grace, Hope, Hearing Things, Playing ON - Omnibus Theatre, Jim Pope / Rob Hale
2019, Stage, Evelyn, The Start Of Something, South Hill Park Studio Theatre, Luke Burton and Gemma Roch
2018, Stage, Sonnet 34 Sonnet 15, Sonnet Sunday, Shakespeare's Globe, Emma Gersch
2018, Stage, Director, Shakes-peers Collective, Shakespeare's Globe and Open Access Arts, Jeanette Rourke and Beru Tessema
2018, Stage, Writer/Director, Picture This, WBD Collective - Omnibus Theatre, Jeanette Rourke
2017, Stage, Janet, Grace, Hope, Hearing Things, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Playing ON, Jim Pope / Philip Osment
2017, Stage, Director/Writer, Inside Out, The WBD Collective - Omnibus Theatre, Jeanette Rourke
2017, Stage, Janet, Grace, Hope, Hearing Things, Birmingham Rep, Playing On, Rob Hale
2017, Stage, Rosie, The Forgiveness Project, Aorta, Rob Hale, Juliet Prague
2017, Stage, Janet, Grace, Hope, HearingThings, The Vaults Festival, Playing ON, Jim Pope / Philip Osment
2017, Stage, Actor, Creating New Work, The Albany Theatre, Playing ON, Jim Pope / Philip Osment
2017, Stage, Janet, Grace, Hope, Hearing Things, Omnibus Theatre, Playing On, Jim Pope / Philip Osment
2016, Stage, Janet Grace Hope, Hearing Things, Albany Theatre, Playing On, Jim Pope
2016, Stage, Maggie Moreland, The P-Word, The One Festival The Space, Nick Miles
2016, Stage, Janet/Grace/hope, Hearing Things, Bedlam Festival, Playing ON, Jim Pope/Philip Osment
2016, Stage, Director/Writer, Home, Omnibus Theatre, The WBD Collective, Jeanette Rourke
2016, Stage, Verbatim Interviews, Hearing Things, Playing On, Jim Pope
2015, Stage, Director - co-creator with Che Walker, Flight, Raging Calm Productions, David Tucker
2015, Stage, Director/Creator, The Universe is Open, SMB Omnibus, Jeanette Rourke
2015, Stage, Jane Psychiatrist, Hearing Things, The Shed National Theatre, Playing ON, Philip Osment and Jim Pope
2015, Stage, Pauline (One Women Play), DVD OF ME, SO Productions, Rae McKen
2015, Stage, Janet Patient-Jane Psychiatrist, Trap's Of The Mind, Lakeside Theatre Nottingham, Playing On, Philip Osment
2014, Stage, Scientist - Patient, The Sound Of Yellow, The Young Vic, Matthew Xia
2014, Stage, Janet Patient - Jane Psychiatrist, Trap's Of The Mind, The Albany Theatre, Playing On, Philip Osment
2014, Stage, Writer/Director, The Universe is Closing Down, Omnibus, Jeanette Rourke
2013, Stage, Story Guide, Stop-Look-Listen - Riverside Studios, Moving Stories, Emma Gersch
2013, Stage, Jane Psychiatric Team, Hearing Things, Lyric Theatre Hammersmith & New Wolsey, Playing On, Jim Pope and Philip Osment
2013, Stage, Andrews, Dogs, Tristan Bates Theatre, Cameron Seivers
2012, Stage, Amanda/Life Coach, The Sitcom Mission - Help Yourself, New Diorama Theatre, Every 1's A Critic Ltd, Simon Wright
2012, Stage, Mrs Young, Show Off, Jack Shalloo Waterloo East Theatre, Susan Raasay
2011, Stage, Susan, Those Endearing Young Charms, Kenneth Branagh Award new Writing Windsor Festival, Anthony Shrubsall
2011, Stage, Helen, The Echo, Etcetera Theatre, Adam Marchan
2010, Stage, Nun, Grand Guignol, Theatre of the Damned The Etcetera, Tom Richards and Stewart Pringle
2010, Stage, Mary Brides Mum, Rotten Wedding Immersive Theatre, Trailblaze York Theatre Royal, Trailblaze Collective
2010, Stage, Julie/Knife crime Mum, Under The Sofa by Tim Price, The Collective at The Pleasance, Harry Bradbeer
2010, Stage, Suzie (Alcoholic Addict), Revolving Doors, Cardboard Citizens, Terry O'Leary
2010, Stage, Fern/ Journalist, Play on Words, Tristan Bates Theatre, Threescompany, Tom Cranshaw
2009, Stage, Julie, Under The Sofa by Tim Price, Gielgud Theatre, Matthew Lloyd
2009, Stage, Patricia/ Cannibalistic Mum, You Shouldn't Have By Lou Ramsden, Theatre503, Latchmere, Dan Coleman
2009, Stage, Two, Pornography by Simon Stephens, John Curry Studio, Harry Burton
2009, Stage, Annie (Journalist), Gropebox, Drill Hall Theatre, Team Angelica, Rikki Beadle-Blair
2009, Stage, Cabaret Ensemble, Cabaret Show, Theatrhaus Mitte Berlin, Niki Flacks
2009, Stage, The Teacher, Moments of Truth, North London Actors, Gareth Pilkington
2006, Stage, Josie, Marha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, Soho Theatre, Brian Cummins
2005, Stage, Jean, Skirmishes, Soho Theatre, L. Mance
2005, Stage, Improviser, Clash of the Frightened, Liverpool Everyman Theatre, Ken Campbell
2004, Stage, Mary, Childs (18th Century Period Drama, Promenade Theatre), Osterly, L. Mance
2003, Stage, Clair Watts (Also Playwright), 15 Minutes, R&M Productions, Etcetera Theatre, Brian Cummins
2003, Stage, Jo, Beyond The Past, Paupers Pit Theatre Buxton, Helen Grady/Mary Hennessy
2003, Stage, Mother, Infinity Park, TheatreActive, John Cresswell
2002, Stage, Mother, Infinity Park, TheatreActive, Pete Marchant
2002, Stage, Jackie, In The Spotlight/UK, Ireland Tour, TheatreActive, Pete Marchant
2001, Stage, Various Roles, Interactive Theatre, TheatreActive, Pete Marchant
2001, Stage, Pauline, Harry and Susie Get Married/UK Tour, Outside Edge Theatre Company, Phil Fox
2001, Stage, Mother, Cider With Rosie, Six Eggs Productions/Cambridge/Tour, Rosie Humphries
2001, Stage, Monica, Ordinary People, Outside Edge Theatre Company, Phil Fox
2000, Stage, Maria, Twelfth Night, ADC Theatre Cambridge/Six Eggs, Rosie Humphreys
2000, Stage, Mistress Page, The Merry Wives Of Windsor, Open Hand Theatre Company, David Rowan
2018, Television, Vanessa, Coronation Street, ITV, John Anderson
2017, Television, Camelot Vox Pops main Character, Camelot Vox Pops, AMV BBDO Pulse, John Dower
2016, Television, Director/Writer, HOME/Documentary, ITV3, Grace Hughes-Hallett
2012, Television, The Magistrate, Prisoners Wives 2, BBC Tiger Aspect Productions, Harry Bradbeer
2012, Television, A.D.R. Various, Blackout (Christopher Eccleston), BBC Television, Director Tom Green/Producer Matthew Bird
2011, Television, Northern Chums, Sky Living Promo, Sky TV, Marcus Jones
Television, Jenny Harvester, Times Up, Prime TV/Ghost Films C4, Nick Fletcher
Television, Mother, The Apprentice, BBC Television
Television, Inmate, Bad Girls I Series, Shed Productions, Various Directors
Television, Dinner Guest, Agatha Christie's Poirot, ITV, Andrew Grieve
Television, Mother, Keepy Uppy, Radical Media (Commercial), Elliot Hegarty
2017, Feature Film, Mary (Lead), Kindred Spirits, Boak Films, Bill Hutchins
2015, Feature Film, Aunt May, Forever Tomorrow, BR Productions and Riding High Pictures, Ben Rider
2013, Feature Film, Val Superheroes Mum, The Last Superheroes, Not Waving but Drowning Films, Simon Connolly
2013, Feature Film, Andreat (Agent), MLE, Dreamcoat Productions, Sarah Warren
2013, Feature Film, Jessica Owen, Olive Green, Ekstasy Ltd, Suki Singh
2011, Feature Film, Jane (Ballsy Cab Office Owner), Hackney's Finest, Framestore, Chris Bouchard
2011, Film, Jane Smith CID, Counting Backwards, Fortune Films, Sean De Sparengo, Writer Geoff Thompson
2009, Feature Film, Tegs' Mum, FIT, Team Angelica, Rikki Beadle-Blair
2009, Feature Film, Mrs Lehman/Phycic, Junk Mail, Mardi Gras Motion Pictures, Jim Brisbane
2007, Film, Annie (Lead), Soldier's Mum, Do Not Erase BAFTA Winner 2007, Punchi Productions, Asitha Ameresekere
2006, Film, Emma (Lead), BAD DAY, Screen Yorkshire
2016, Feature Film, Mary (Lead), Kindred Spirits, Boak Films, Bill Hutchins
Short Film
2012, Short Film, Anne, I didnt want that, pFlix Films Ltd, Leon Ancliffe
2011, Short Film, Val Brides Mum, Take A Look at Me Now The Wedding, Boy Meets Girl. The End, Danny Bell
2011, Short Film, The Nurse, Sally's Appetite, Danny Shoshan
2010, Short Film, Dignity, Whatever The Need, FreshKutz, Ricky Patel
2009, Short Film, Mrs Robinson, Benjamin and Mrs Robinson, European Act Paris, Sandrine Ray
2009, Short Film, Sister Aloysius, Sister Aloysius and Father Flynn, European Act Berlin, Jovan Arsenic
2008, Short Film, Kitty/Daughter of Alzheimer's Mum, And You Are, Wayward Women Films, Paul Williams
Further Credits
2019, Web Series, Superheroes Mum, The Last Superheroes, NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING FILMS, Simon Stanton-Sharma
2018, Documentary, Host/Director, Sofa Stories Living History Theatre and Film event, Open Access Arts - Crystal Palace Festival, Ron Bambridge - Jeanette Rourke
2017, Commercial, Camelot Vox Pops main Character, Camelot Vox Pops, AMV BBDO Pulse, John Dower
2017, Site Specific, Director, The Thames Cantata (Southbank), Open Access Arts and Beats, J.K. Rourke
2015, Training Film, Manager, Royal Mail Film, One Two Four, Perry Miller
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Mina, Glory Whispers, Synergy Theatre Project, Sonya Hale
2014, Rehearsed Reading, TWO-Writer, Tattoo, Wayward Women Films, Andrew Murton
2014, Music Video, Delilah Mum, Delilah, The Midnight Barbers, Ato Yankey
2013, Music Video, Mortician, Joe Goddard feat. Mara Carlyle She Burns, Passion Pictures, Soandsau Kim Strobl
2012, Infomercial, Carol ( bereaved wife), GroceryAid (Benevolent fund, fundraising promo), Minamonfilm, Min Clifford (Producer)
2012, Internet, Katherine/Stepmother, Emerald Star Jacqueline Wilson, Random House, Nick Blake
2012, Audio, ADR Psychiatrist Receptionist, Do Not Disturb, Ealing Studios, Jeremy Goldthorp, Che Grant
2012, Internet, Mum, Safe Haven, Ealing Studios, Jeremy Goldthorp,
2012, Viral, Biker/Dominatrix Mum, Ride to Work Day, Ossian Productions, Neil Garrett
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Wendy, Amongst Barbarians by Michael Wall, Glass Curtain Collective: Barbican, Bronwen Carr
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Margaret, Innocent, The Actors Centre, Producer Jack Shalloo
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Dr Myer, Noir by Peter Straughain, BK Battersea Reach, Barbara King
2011, Internet, Karla (Lead), The Death Machine, Orpheos, Emma Teck
2010, Rehearsed Reading, Northern Rose/South African Catherine, Home Front/New Season, London Film School, Matthew Lloyd
2009, Training Film, Charlotte. Re Insurance Executive, Swiss Re, Line Communications, Chris Tedd
2006, Training Film, Doctor Clare, Look Closer, Burson Marsteller (Barcelona), Nick Ashley
2006, Educational, Actor, Directors Workshops, The Metropolitan Film School, Dee Meaden
2005, Corporate, Doctor, NHS Live, Jack Morton Worldwide


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Lancashire*, Liverpool, Manchester*, RP*, Yorkshire
Performance:Role Play, Theatre In Education
(* = highly skilled)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Devising, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Writer


European Act 2009 London/Paris/Berlin: RADA The International Institute of Performing Arts Paris/Berlin/ The Actors Centre

Training with:

Fiona Shaw: Janet Suzman: Muriel Mayette: Larry Silverberg: Trish Baillie: Gulu Monteiro: Niki Flaks: Beverly Blankenship: Kate Maravan: Anna Perry: Ken Campbell

Writing: Bernard Kops Jill Robinson Paul Thompson (USA)