HELEN OAKLEIGH

HELEN OAKLEIGH by A P Wilding
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FRANCES PHILLIPS AGENCY
89 Robeson Way, Borehamwood, Herts WD6 5RY
Phone: 020-8953 0303
Mobile: 07957 334328
E-mail: frances@francesphillips.co.uk
WWW: www.francesphillips.co.uk
Artist's Website: www.helenoakleigh.org
Location:London, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:10st. 6lb. (66kg)
Playing Age:26 - 36 years
Appearance:Eastern European, Scandinavian, White
Nationality:British
Other:Equity
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Clear
Voice Character:Engaging

Credits:

SHOWREEL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fL-YrZps_U LATEST SPOOKY SHORT Dead Fun Drinks: https://youtu.be/bxXs-kSmPYg Short, Why We Need A Pride: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuYum-BCXyA "The star of the show is undoubtedly Helen Oakleigh as Dromio, who carries the role off with mischievous playful confidence" Everything Theatre (Off West End). "Oakleigh's performances are bawdy and energetic, as she runs on and off with a twinkle in her eye, delivering her lines with a real sincerity and speaking the verse in a wholly naturalistic manner" (Views From The Gods).

Television Film Short Film Stage Pantomime Commercial Corporate Voice Over
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Television
2017, Television, Belle Winstanton, Different For Girls, Jackdaw Productions, Campbell X
2016, Television, Jade, As We Are, Moggy Productions LTD, Deborah Espect
2015, Television, Yvonne, Shrink, Auteur Vision Films, Trish M. Chanda
2013, Television, Beth, Rugged Rock, Ghetto Fairytale Films & Next Wave Motion Pictures, Francesca Marie
2013, Television, Lady Capulet, Romeo and Juliet, Simply Shakespeare UK, Helen Oakleigh
2012, Television, Victoria Ratheram (Pregnant), Crime Watch, BBC1
2010, Television, Featured actor, Keep Dreaming, ITV, Kay Jay
2009, Television, Challenger, Blue Peter, BBC
2006, Television, Gemma Crowley, Explode- Part 3: Power Struggle, Fantom Films, Dexter O'Neill
2006, Television, Gemma Crowley, Explode- Part 2: Into The Fold, Fantom Films, Dexter O'Neill
Film
2013, Feature Film, Prison Officer, Solitary, Solitary Ltd, Sasha Krane
Short Film
2017, Short Film, Dead Fun, Dead Fun Drinks, Oakleigh Productions, Helen Oakleigh
2017, Short Film, Power, Woman Power, LA Productions, Helen Oakleigh
2016, Short Film, Peace, Why We Need A Pride, Oakleigh Productions, Helen Oakleigh
2015, Short Film, Gertrude, Hamlet, The Globe Theatre/ University of Cambridge, Emma Firestone
2014, Short Film, Caroline, Aaron's Escort, Met FIlm School, Robert Osman
2013, Short Film, Lead, Lullaby (SCI-FI London 48 Hour Challenge), The Effort Collective, Abel Kohen
2012, Short Film, Kat and Helen, Creative People; Sit com pilot., Imran Malik Productions, Imran Malik
2011, Short Film, Rachel, The Assets, One Plus One, Hannah Robinson
2011, Short Film, Joanne, Retribution, Biscuits; Sweet and Crunchy Productions, Gareth Twynam
2011, Short Film, Woman (Lead role), Dig Your Own Grave, Bournemouth University, Corinne Verwaerde
2010, Short Film, Fiance, Behind All Lies, Bang Bang Bang Productions, Keira J Heil
2006, Short Film, Titania, A Midsummer Nightmare, NDTC FIlms, Jessica Jacobs
2006, Short Film, Amy, Gasoline Blood, MD Productions, David Pope
2005, Short Film, The Principal, Smile, RFT Films, Noella Smith
Stage
2017, Stage, Queen Semernia, Nell and others, The Widdow Ranter, Clio's Company, Lissa Chapman and Jay Venn
2017, Stage, Michelle, R(ex)ception, Theatre Full Stop, Adam Morley
2015, Stage, Dromio of Ephesus & Dromio of Syracuse, The Comedy of Errors, Groundlings Theatre Company/ The Rose, Bankside, Richard Stride
2014, Stage, Catherine and Canterbury, Henry V, Groundlings Theatre/ The Rose, Bankside, Helen Oakleigh
2014, Stage, Liz Lassiter, Mastermind, LONCON3 / World Con/ ExCeL, Piers Beckley
2014, Stage, Lysistrata, Lysistrata, Two's Company/ Edinburgh Festival, Helen Oakleigh
2014, Stage, Narrator, Shakespeare Monologues, Two's Company/ Edinburgh Festival, Helen Oakleigh
2013, Stage, Cecily Cardew, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Groundlings Theatre Company, Richard Stride
2012, Stage, Professors Assistant, Mad Professor Show, H2oh! Amphitheater in Jordan, Middle East.
2009, Stage, Trisha/Bev/Gabby, The Naked Truth, Theatre Productions, N0.1 UK Theatre Tour, Stephen Leatherland
2008, Stage, Mrs Lovett, Sweeny Todd, Dungeon's Experience, Terry Wade
2006, Stage, Sylvia, Stepping Out, The Kings Theatre, Southsea, Richard Hurdle
2006, Stage, White Witch, The Magician's Nephew, Groundlings Open Air Theatre, Richard Hurdle
2006, Stage, Titania/ Hippolyta, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Groundlings Open Air Theatre, Richard Hurdle
2006, Stage, Nadia Conningway, F***kArt, Old Red Lion Theatre/ JoinedUpWriters, Helen Oakleigh
2005, Stage, Nadine, Fear To Bully, Futures Theatre Company, Caroline Bryant
2005, Stage, Julie, The Recruit, John Gielgud Theatre, Jum Rubin
2005, Stage, Athene, The Greeks, Groundlings Theatre, Richard Hurdle
2005, Stage, Young Queen Victoria, The Victorian, Groundlings Theatre, Richard Hurdle
2004, Stage, Audrey, As You Like It, Shakespeare Festival, Jenn Lunn
2004, Stage, First Witch, Macbeth, Weald & Downland Open Air, Claire Wardle
2005, Stage, Mr. Toad, Wind In The Willows, Groundlings Theatre Company, Richard Hurdle
2003, Stage, Anne Boleyn, The Tudors, Groundlings Theatre Company, Richard Hurdle
2002, Stage, Helen, 1664 - Chichester Festival Theatre, Groundlings Theatre, Michael Shannon
Pantomime
2015, Pantomime, Chef Cinders, The Polar Express, Dartmoor Railway, Tiffany Arthurs
2013, Pantomime, PC Pong, Aladdin, Groundlings Theatre Company, Portsmouth, Richard Stride
2012, Pantomime, Miss Bumberry, Victorian Schoolroom: one woman comedy show., Festival of Christmas
2008, Pantomime, Wicked Witch of The West, The Wizard of Oz, UK Tour, Matt Dallen
2007, Pantomime, Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Cresset Theatre Hammond Productions, Paul Hammond
2003, Pantomime, The Snow Queen, The Snow Queen, Festival Of Christmas, Claire Wardle
Commercial
2018, Commercial, Drummer, International Women's Day, Thomas Thomas Films, Tiny Bullet aka Tina Bull
2009, Commercial, Meg Ryan, When Harry Met Sally; Virgin Media 50 Meg Broadband, Stryder Productions, Tim Rogg
2005, Commercial, The Girlfriend, I Want A Baby!, More 4 (freeview channel 13), Richard Mittell
2003, Commercial, Crossword Girl, The Link - Train Doors, M & C Saatchi, Lewis Wilcox
Corporate
2013, Corporate, Various, Medical Exams, Whipps Cross Hospital
2013, Corporate, Various, Equality and Diversity, Theatre&, Tim Burton
2012, Corporate, Various, Medical Exams, Whipps Cross Hospital
2012, Corporate, Various, Equality and Diversity, Theatre&, Tim Burton
2011, Corporate, Various, Medical Exams, Whipps Cross Hospital
2010, Corporate, Various, Medical Exams, Whipps Cross Hospital
Voice Over
2012, Voice Over, Nancy, Gaslight, Fantom Films, Dextor O'Neill
2011, Voice Over, Keren, Fight For The Remote; Audio Sit-Com, Fantom Films, Dextor O'Neill
2008, Voice Over, Regine, Ghosts, Fantom Films, Dextor O'Neil
2008, Voice Over, Wendla, Spring Awakening, Fantom Films, Dextor O' Neill

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney*, Essex, French, German, Hampshire, Heightened RP, Italian, Kent, Liverpool, RP*, Sussex, West Country
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Burlesque, Country Dancing, Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Mezzo-Soprano, Percussion, Period Dancing, Piano, Pole Dance, Recorder, Sight-Reading, Singer-Songwriter, Songwriter, Tap
Performance:After Dinner Speaker, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Comedy Improv, Compere, Corporate Roleplay, Drag King Act (professional experience), Green Screen/Chroma Key, Immersive Performance, Live Roleplay, Living History, Mask, Murder Mystery Events, Musical Comedy, Outdoor Performances, Physical Theatre, Poetry Reading, Presenting, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Repertory, Role Play, Spoken Word, Stand-up Comic, Story Telling, TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over, Voiceover Professional/Specialist, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Abseiling, Air Rifle Shooting, Basketball, Cricket, Cycling, Hockey (field)*, Medieval Sword Fighting*, Netball, Stage Combat*, Sword Fighting*
Other Skills:Comedy Songwriting, Company Stage Manager, DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Event Host (experienced), Face Painting, Improvisation, Journalist, Licensed Chaperone, Life Saving, Military Training/Experience, Mime, Narration, Photographic Model, Puppetry, Scriptwriter (professional), Spoken Word Artist, Story Telling, Writer
Vocal Range:F3 to E5

Training:

Degree in English and Creative Studies (Acting, Writing and Directing).

Followed by 3 years rep for a theatre company whilst taking private tuition at CSSD and regular workshops and masterclasses.

Followed by a one year Post Graduate Diploma in Screen Acting at Redroofs School of Film and Television.

GDS awarded her "Best Actor" for playing Titania in their national tour.

"Dead Fun Drinks" is a fun comedy short where Helen plays all the roles: https://youtu.be/bxXs-kSmPYg