SHELLEY DRAPER by Rowan Ashley
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13 The Convent, 4 College Street, Nottingham NG1 5AU
Phone: 020 8133 5995
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Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
Height:5' (152cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:31 - 45 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Salt & Pepper
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Engaging


Shelley recently played Anne Hudson in 'Gunpowder' for BBC/Kudos as well performing recent new writing theatre projects. One Woman Comedy show 'Camilla, Cat and Jules' playing at Leicester Comedy Festival on 11th Feb 2019

Stage Television Film Commercial Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2018, Stage, Various, Camilla,Cat & Jules; One Woman Show scratch perfs, Notts Playhouse, Derby Theatre, Attenbro Arts, written by Shelley herself
2018, Stage, Patricia & Marion, One Lady Driver & Number 1, Derby Theatre Scratches x 2- Helen Solomon writer, Laura Jasper
2017, Stage, Anna Lanken / Helene Freson / Margaret Adler, Alfred’s War, Workshop and performance, Tilly Branson
2017, Stage, Gwendoline Fairfax, Cathedral Quarter Street Theatre, Ashrow Theatre, Frank Simms
2016, Stage, Neat 16, Rehearsed readings: 5 European plays + The Syrian Monologues, Nottingham Playhouse, Susannah Tresilian
2016, Stage, Jean, Zumba monologue for 'Conquer Stroke' evening, Carrot Napper Productions - Keith Large, Francis Smith
2015, Stage, Doreen Humber, Troublesome People; Tour, Ashrow Theatre, Jenny Earl & Frank Simms
2012, Stage, Lou, The Erpingham Camp, Quirksome Theatre, Nick Newman
2011, Stage, Nancy Shirley, Frozen, Actors Workshop (at The Television Workshop Notts), Holly lucas
2007, Stage, Amanda/Various Roles, What She Would Have Wanted (also toured in 2008), Pintsize Theatre & Theatre Royal Notts, Ian Court
2007, Stage, Hilda, The Girl In The Woods, Hanby & Barrett, Andy Barrett & Julian Hanby
2004, Stage, Mum/Lisa/Various Roles, Kids Having Kids, Pintsize Theatre, Ian Court
2004, Stage, Mum/Pete/Betty, Only The One (also toured in 2005 & 2007), Pintsize Theatre, Ian Court
2002, Stage, Marya, The Government Inspector, The Royal Company-Theatre Royal Notts, David Longford
2017, Television, Anne Hudson, Gunpowder, Kudos for BBC, J. Blakeson
2013, Television, Shelley, Bailiffs (TV pilot taster), Jack Curtis & Aaron Stephenson, Jack Curtis
2013, Television, Joanne, Jobseekers (TV sitcom pilot), YSP Media Films, Christopher Bevan
2017, Film, Mum, Spaceman, On The Ball Films, Jonas Alexander
2016, Film, English Teacher, The Devil Outside, Ipso Facto / BFI, Andrew Hulme
2016, Film, Jane, Junction 6, Outward Film Network, Matt Simmons
2015, Film, Scenes Of Crime Officer, This Little Piggy, Nick Kirk Films, Nick Kirk
2014, Film, Judith, Shiner, Loonatik and Drinks, David Lilley
2014, Film, The Woman (Lead), Small Business, Nick Kirk (Reed Film Comp final 50), Nick Kirk
2014, Film, Lady In Waiting to Queen Henrietta Maria, Newark & Sherward Civil War Films, Spool Films, Carolina Giammetta
2013, Film, Tina (Lead), The End, Coldwater Canyon Pictures & We Are Heroes Films, Crash Taylor
2013, Film, Janet, The Grand, Pondweed Productions/Stella Vision Films, Simon Dymond
2013, Film, Lilac's Mother, Moving On, Blueberry Child Films, Holly Jacobson
2012, Film, Aimee Walziak, The Black Scholes Conspiracy, Reel Issues Films, Tim Bassford
2018, Commercial, Chloe, Music Magpie, Re: Production Ltd, Dave Schofield
2018, Commercial, Woman in couple, Double Check, Outsider/ Forever Beta, Scott Lyon
2018, Commercial, Mother, Allianz Switzerland, Dawn Moretti Productions, Jason Knott Photography
2018, Commercial, Roast Lamb Woman, Sainsbury's Easter 2018, Somesuch, Bob Harlow
2016, Commercial, Female Lead, AW Lymm, Spool for Notts TV, Russ Noon
2016, Commercial, Debs, Help-Link, The Gate Films, Tom Shrapnel
2016, Commercial, Mum, Oxfam - Dressed By The Kids Day, RSA Films, Morgan Hutchins
2015, Commercial, Mum, Sainsburys - Giggle (Red Nose Day), Nice Shirt Films, Liz Murphy
2015, Commercial, Homeowner, Hillarys Blinds (online film), VPoint TV, Sally Reynolds
2014, Commercial, Customer, Shine Smart Insurance (online film), Nick Stone Media, Nick Stone
2014, Commercial, Artist, Hillarys Curtains (online film), VPoint TV, Sally Reynolds
2013, Commercial, Myself, Wrapping tips from The Post Office (Online film), Linney Design, Rebecca Lawson
2013, Commercial, Homeowner, Hillarys Curtains (Online film), VPoint TV Ltd, Sally Reynolds
2013, Commercial, Kleeneze agent (mum), Kleeneze commercial, Iceni Productions, Andi Jepson
2013, Commercial, Serial Mum, Allianz - School Run, Moxie Pictures, Keith McCarthy
2018, Commercial, Woman in couple, Double Check, The Outsider
Rehearsed Reading
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Doreen Humber, Troublesome People (script workshop), Ashrow Theatre, Frank Simms/ Jenny Earl
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Mavis, Cosmic Trigger (excerpt as part of talk), Daisy Campbell
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Bolder and Wiser book launch, Published by Creating Focus Publishing, Author: Sarah Dale
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Storyteller, Coriander Mason by David Llwellyn, The Liars League Leicester, Mark Simons
2013, Rehearsed Reading, Freda, Rhythm & Blues by Marie Farrow, The Liars League Leicester, Mark Simons
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Juliet, Yankee Zulu!, Quirksome Theatre; ACT 2, Beth Shouler
2011, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Scratch night - NEAT Festival Nottingham Playhouse, Theatre Writing Partnership, Kate Chapman
Further Credits
2018, Internet, Office employee buying coffee, Post Office, Linney, Lindsey Palmer
2018, Educational, Cleaner, BYG Systems Zurich 'Information Security' Internal Film, Boxset Media Ltd, Rebecca Lawson
2017, Video, Katherine Mary Webb Palmer/ Lady Lambert, Newstead Abbey Gallery Videos, Dave A. Smith
2017, Voice Over, Skylink radio commercial for Capital & Spotify Apps, TrentBarton, Rob Green
2017, Educational, IVF Patient, QMC MMI Interview skills films, XO Digital, Rebecca Lawson
2016, Event, Elf, Toy Testing Lab Immersive, Bakehouse Factory
2016, Music Video, Poorly wife, Human Touch - Whisky Stain, Mornray Films, Russ Noon
2015, Music Video, Mother, Gagsta Wraps - Scrozayzee, Jack Curtis
2015, Educational, Shoretel / Presenter, Unified Communications in-house film, Linney Group, Lindsey Palmer
2014, Educational, Senior Staff Nurse & HCA, Work Psychology Grp Situational Judgement Test Films, XO Digital, Rebecca Lawson
2013, Educational, Defence Barrister, (Law Training Film), Ben Hur Productions, Alec Millward
2012, Voice Over, Wife, Radio commercial pitch, improvised, Capital FM Global Radio, Owen O'Connell
2011, Music Video, Hen 2, Cardinal - Rob Green, Jack Curtis
2013, Event, Myself, Stand Up If You Dare for Comic Relief (+other stand ups), BBC Radio Nottingham / Leicester / Derby
2013, Event, Myself, Bongo Bongo Christmas Hoo Haa, Bongo Bongo, Sophie Johnson-Hill
2013, Event, Myself, Incy Wincy Boom Box CD Launch, Bongo Bongo, Sophie Johnson-Hill
2012, Event, Myself, Bongo Bunny Bop & Bongo Ugly Bug Ball, Bongo Bongo, Sophie Johnson-Hill
2012, Event, Lynn Sutcliffe, Abilities Talk Show, Internet, Diego Chamy & Sian Robinson-Davies
2011, Event, myself, Ugly Bug Ball & Christmas Hoo Haa, Bongo Bongo, Sophie Johnson-Hill
2011, Event, Myself, Nottingham Light Night, Bongo Bongo, Sophie Johnson-Hill
2011, Event, Myself, Bongo Big Jam at Nottingham Playhouse, Bongo Bongo, Sophie Johnson-Hill


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Derby*, French, Irish-Southern, Leeds, Leicester, Manchester, Midlands-East*, Nottingham, RP, Sheffield, Spanish, Yorkshire
Performance:Comedy, Role Play, Stand-up Comic, Story Telling
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Devising, Drama Workshop Leader, Impersonation, Improvisation


Shelley was awarded Best Actress at the 2014 British Horror Film Festival, Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London, for her portrayal of Tina in short film 'The End'

For further information please visit artists website.

Further training / workshops with; Mel Churcher (film & stage), Act Up North (TV), Nottingham Actors Workshop (film & stage), Frantic Assembly, Belarus Free Theatre, Shenoah Allen (Pajama Men)