Spotlight: GEMMA OATEN


GEMMA OATEN by Nicky Johnston
Photo: Nicky Johnston
1st Floor, 6 Kean Street, London, WC2B 4AS
Phone: 020-7430 5400
Top Floor Foresters Hall, 25-27 Westow Street, Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RY
Phone: 020-3141 3737
Fax: 020-7025 0659
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:7st. 10lb. (49kg)
Playing Age:20 - 37 years
Eye Colour:Blue-Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Earthy

About me:

Recently ended playing the role of Sophie for Bill Kenwright Productions no.1 tour of Alan Ayckbourns 'Ten Times Table' from October 2019 - March 2020 along with Robert Dawes, Deborah Grant and Mark Curry. She is currently recording the audio book "I am Dust", for author Louise Beech. She is working on the feature film and documentary of 'Palm Dog' with Studio Soho Films. as well as being set to play the lead of Jo in the independent film 'Made You Look' alongside James Sutton & Matt Di'Angelo in 2020. Gemma's recent highly acclaimed TedX talk can be viewed here https://www.youtub

Television Film Stage Further Credits
2020, Television, Self, When TV guests go horribly wrong, Crackitt Productions for C5, Simon Withington
2018, Television, Sydney Somers, Holby City, BBC, Daikin Marsh
2018, Television, Sydney Somers, Holby City, BBC, Tracey Larcombe
2017, Television, Sydney Somers, Holby City, BBC, James Larkin, Karl Neilson
2015, Television, Stacey Bayton, Casualty, BBC, Jo Johnson
2015, Television, (2011-2015), Rachel Breckle, EMMERDALE, ITV, Various Directors
2011, Television, Sam Doyle, Doctors, BBC Television, Brett Fallis
2016, Feature Film, Female Patient, Film Stars Don't Die In Liverpool, Bad and Beautiful Productions Limited, Paul McGuigan
2016, Feature Film, Lucy, Rise of the Footsoldier: The Beginning, Carnaby Films, Zackary Alder
2020, Stage, Sophie, Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn, Bill Kenwright Productions, Robin Herford
2019, Stage, Sophie, Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn, Bill Kenwright Productions, Robin Herford
2018, Stage, Lucy, Going Ape, Dance Attic Studios, Evan Ensign
2018, Stage, Cameo, The Culture by James Graham, Hull Truck Theatre, Mark Babych
2017, Stage, Hazel Scott, Up n Under by John Godber, Gordon Craig Theatre, Ben Roddy
2016, Stage, Jan, Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn, Gordon Craig Theatre, Catherine Lomax
Further Credits
2020, Audio, Narrator, I am Dust by Louise Beech
2020, Corporate, Self, PiXL Stretch talk, PiXL Club
2020, Journalism, Self, Sky News with Mark Austin, Sky
2020, Voice Over, Super tooth, Healthy Teeth with Dr Ranj, Pedwar Productions, Joff Powell
2019, Documentary, Herself, Celebrity Antiques Road Trip, STV, John Redshaw
2018, Cabaret, Herself, Love Me Tinder, Amigo Productions Ltd, Gemma Oaten, Julie Atherton
2018, Cabaret, Herself, Somebody Call me a Cabaret at Live At Zedel, Amigo Productions Ltd, Gemma Oaten, Julie Atherton
2018, Pantomime, Belle, Beauty & The Beast, Enchanted Entertainment, Paul Hutton
2018, Pantomime, Glinda, The Wizard of Oz, Trio Entertainment Ltd, Bessie McMillan, Stuart Earp
2017, Concert, Guest singer, An Afternoon of Movies and Musicals (Hull City Hall), One Off Productions, Jonathan Parker
2017, Pantomime, Carabosse (wicked fairy), Sleeping Beauty, Enchanted Entertainment, Nicholas Collett
2016, Cabaret, Guest performer, Jon Moses at Live at Zedel
2016, Commercial, Self/Rachel Breckle, Emmerdale/Gala Bingo, Gala TV
2016, Commercial, Rachel Breckle, Gala Bingo/Emmerdale TV advert, Gala Bingo/ITV
2016, Concert, Host and soloist, Mane Chance Charity Gala, The Theatre Royal Windsor, Paul Ferris
2016, Documentary, Self, CELEBRITY DINNER DATE, Hat Trick Productions for ITV
2016, Journalism, Self (Presenting), Lorraine Kelly show, ITV, Helen Addis, Katie Jennings
2016, Journalism, Self (Guest), Lorraine Kelly show, ITV, Helen Addis
2016, Music Video, Bride (Lead female), When you love someone - John Galea, Art Touches Art, Paolo Benetazzo
2016, Pantomime, Fairy Happiness, Mother Goose, One Off Productions, Jonathan Parker
2016, Voice Over, Self (Presenting), The Cruise Promo, ITV, Matt Scarf
2015, Cabaret, Guest singer at Scott Alans Hippodrome residency, Scott Alan and friends., Scott Alan
2015, Journalism, Self (Presenter), Good Morning Britain #Actionagainstbullying campaign, ITV
2015, Radio, Self and various TV reviewers slots, Gaby Roslin BBC RADIO LONDON, BBC
Concert, Self (Performer - solo singer), Top Hat at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane - Charity Concert., Top Hat Stage School
Corporate, Emma/Rape victim, Victim Empathy Video, Voiceovers-UK/Third Dimension Ltd, Jenny Barron
Documentary, Presenter, To kill a Mockingbird, Devon Education Board
Educational, Gail Saunders, TEECHERS, The Hull Truck Theatre Company, John Godber, Lee Green
Musical, Young girl, EVITA, National Touring Company, Robert Stigwood
Pantomime, Betty Blackbird, PUSS IN BOOTS, Drama Studio London, Chris Pickles
Radio, Self (Presenter), 105 Capital FM Yorkshire, Capital FM, Brent Tobin, Alex Jungius
Short Film, The Girl, MY FORBIDDEN FRUIT, Kathy Stannard
Short Film, Gemma, The Pick up, Stock Films, David Stock


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Hull*, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Norfolk, RP, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Performance:Theatre In Education
(* = highly skilled)
Netball, Table Tennis


The Actors Centre (continual)

Drama Studio London, 1 Year Professional Acting, 1 year, 2009 - 2010

National Youth Theatre.


Gemma was nominated for Best Newcomer at the British Soap Awards, TV Choice Awards, Inside Soap Awards and won Best newcomer at the Emmerdaily Fan site awards whilst playing role of Rachel Breckle in Emmerdale, 2011-2015