Spotlight: EMILY SWAIN


EMILY SWAIN by Alishia Love
Photo: Alishia Love
35 Plymouth Grove, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 3WU
Phone: 07861 778330 / 0161-724 4880
3rd Floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH
Phone: 020-7262 6937
Artist's Website:
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'8" (172cm)
Weight:10st. 7lb. (67kg)
Playing Age:40 - 55 years
Nationality:British, Irish
Eye Colour:Blue-Grey
Hair Colour:Auburn
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

LATEST: Covid online campaign Panadol. Channel 4 'Sparks' series.

UPCOMING: Lead in feature 'Matriarchy' autumn 2020 shoot.

AWARDS: Best Supporting Actress (silver) Independent Shorts Awards, LA (ISAs) Oct 2019 for 'Toby's Song'.

Honorable Mention (Best Original Story) as co-writer Independent Shorts Awards (ISAs) for 'The Shriving' 2020.

GENERAL: 'The Intent 2' now on Netflix (2019). 'The 12' now on Amazon Prime (2019).

ADDITIONAL FOOTAGE & USEFUL CLIPS (from reel) ie. comedy, underwater, thriller, period, various roles:-

Film Television Stage Short Film Radio Commercial
2020, Feature Film, Jane (lead), Matriarchy, Piccoult Pictures, Will & Ben Hutt
2018, Feature Film, Claire/Sister Flanagan (lead), THE CONFESSIONAL, Bison Grass Flims/Bellesheures Ltd/EMG, Lucas Jedrzarek
2018, Feature Film, Headteacher, THE INTENT 2, Purple Geko Productions, Femi Oyeniran & Nicky 'Slimting' Walker
2017, Feature Film, Marta, SUBTERRANEAN THOUGHTS, Odds-On Productions, Dylan Zarrella
2017, Feature Film, Jill, THE 12, Seven Scope Films, James Whitehill
2016, Feature Film, Chief Inspector Manson (Lead), SVEN (teaser), Seven Scope Films, James Whitehill
2012, Feature Film, Emily, LOST DIAGNOSIS, Leading Owls Productions, Jamie Gordon
2000, Feature Film, Staff Lady, SHINER, John Irvin
2019, Television, Sue (mum), SPARKS series, Channel 4/Mother's Best Child, Guy Davidson & Dan Clarke
2018, Television, Professor Janet Brunt, SUPERVISION (online), Angel Productions, Stephen Engelhard
2018, Television, Police Officer, DR MAX - Colin, Studio Soho Films Ltd, Danny Sawaf
2018, Television, Noelle, HOLY POPCORN (web series), Walk & Talk, Vasco Vieira
2018, Television, Helen, ULTIMATE ADVENTURE (Pilot), LM Films, Lawrence Essex
2016, Television, Monica (Lead), SUPERCLAIMS (Pilot), GRO Productions, Govind Chandran
2015, Television, Arabella, CLICKBAIT (web series), Solent TV, Ben Sutton
2013, Television, Maria Fritzl, Fred Dineage Murder Casebook - JOSEF FRITZL, Talent TV South - (Crime and Investigation HD)
1998, Television, Miss Cooper, THE BILL - Sucking Eggs, Thames TV, Peter Lydon
1997, Television, Ragonde’s noblewoman/Ensemble (actor role), LE COMTE ORY, Channel 4 Live - Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Brian Large
1997, Television, Ninon (actor role), MANON LESCAUT, Channel 4 Live - Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Humphrey Burton
2020, Stage, ST Allen (refuge manager), WELCOME TO THE COMMUNITY (performed reading), CaAPA, Sam Parry
2019, Stage, Mrs Hudson & multi rolling, SCANDAL IN BOHEMIA, Struts & Frets/ British Council Pakistan/WOW 2019, Francesca De Sica
2019, Stage, Susie, IT'S TEMPORARY, Neon Avenue Productions at Old Red LIon, Anthony Orme
2019, Stage, Rehearsed Reading, Beverley, FREEHOLD, So & So Arts Club, Terry Illand
2017, Stage, Mother Flanagan, THE CONFESSIONAL, Immediate Productions, Andrew Woodward
2017, Stage, Mme Ellis-Muller/Hetty/Jacqueline Lamba/Beatrice, THE VOICE OF A PENCIL, New Apollo Theatre Co, Steve Pitt
2016, Stage, Camilla (Cover & Played), KING CHARLES III - UK Tour & Sydney, Almeida/Sonia Friedman/Lee Dean/Birmingham Rep/STC, Rupert Goold with Whitney Mosery
2016, Stage, Mother, EXPOSURE, Rehearsed Reading, Blackshaw Theatre, Ellie Pitkin
2015, Stage, Fenwick, KICKING THE AIR, Rehearsed Reading, Soho Theatre - Equilibrium, Martin Denham
2014, Stage, Rehearsed Reading, Miranda, MEMORIAL, Theatre Casino, Salisbury Playhouse, Deborah Edgington
2014, Stage, Camilla (Cover), KING CHARLES III - West End, Wyndham's Theatre, Almeida, Sonia Friedman, Stuart Thompson, Lee Dean, Rupert Goold
2014, Stage, Lady Leonata/Margaret, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Burnt Out Theatre RADA Festival/Surrey Tour, Clemmie Reynolds/Judith Hilvert
2014, Stage, Henrietta Howard, Countess of Suffolk, SERENDIPITY, Marble Hill House Society/English Heritage, Judith Hilvert
2003, Stage, Rehearsed Reading, Teresa, THE JEWELLER'S SHOP, New York, Bellesheures, Mike Murray
1998, Stage, Dolly/Countess Vronsky, ANNA KARENINA, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Lisa Clarke
1997, Stage, Mazarine, PROUST: FROM MAZARINE TO CLOTHTILDE, Arts Centre, Lewes, Annie Corbier
1997, Stage, Ragonde’s noblewoman/Ensemble (actor role), LE COMTE ORY, Glyndebourne Festival Opera & Touring, Jerome Savary
1997, Stage, Ninon (actor role), MANON LESCAUT, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Graham Vick
1993, Stage, Katie, SONGS & DREAMS, Vienna' English Theatre, Jenny Graham
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Claire/Sister Claire (lead), THE SHRIVING, Bellesheures Ltd, Lucas Jedrzejak
2018, Short Film, Daisy, TOBY'S SONG, Yellow Pill, Eric Ritter
2018, Short Film, Marty, HUMBLE FOLK, Cobra Films, Daniel Osborne
2017, Short Film, Ruth (Lead), EGGSHELLS, Lainey Lipson, Lainey Lipson
2015, Short Film, Mother (Lead), OUT, OUT -, Que Vida, La Vida Productions, Alí Halliday
2015, Short Film, DS Jane Stone (Lead), VICTIM, ICON Films, Ron Prosser
2014, Short Film, Mrs Elizabeth Sinclair - mother (Lead), Margaret Sinclair - An Ordinary Girl, White Lyon Films, Dianne Thomas
2014, Short Film, Holga (Lead), HOLGA, NIKO & REBEL (Lux Moving Image Award 2014), South London Gallery (Docu-Fiction), Julian Buchan
2014, Short Film, Jen - wife & mother (Lead), FAMILY PORTRAIT (Festivals: PIFF, SWIFF & Brandage 2014), DLM Films, Jack De La Mare
2013, Short Film, Anne (Lead), THE RAYON KING, James Buckland
2013, Short Film, Nurse (Lead), THE GIFT, Steve Garay
2020, Radio, Tracey (voice over), SAMARITANS, Tim Butcher Productions, Tim Butcher
2019, Radio, Narrator, OF FROST - audiobook, Audible Amazon
2017, Radio, Nursey/Goodwife Akatha & Revered Melea, ELONA, Audiobook/Radio, Short End Media, Deanna Turnbull
2014, Radio, Minister's solicitor, THE MINISTER'S SECRET, Matthew W. Huggins
1998, Radio, Crow/Hare/Woodpecker, A FEAST OF FABLES, BBC Radio 3 - Pier Productions, Brian Scott Hughes (Producer)
1998, Radio, Myself, SOUNDBITES ON ACTING, BBC RADIO 5 live, Karen Rose - Producer
1996, Radio, OB Presenter, HOPE FM Eastbourne, Revival Media
1996, Radio, Research/Reporter (Breakfast & Arts shows), PREMIER RADIO, Premier Media Trust
2020, Commercial, Delivery Driver, Panadol, Hogarth/Dark Energy Films
2018, Commercial, Professional, SHOREHAM LIFESTYLE, Moyo Creative, Dan Besley
2014, Commercial, Wheel of Fortune stall holder/Dance off judge, SUBWAY - Sub of the day, Agile Films, Ben Whitehouse
2013, Commercial, office manager, MOTHERS 2 MOTHERS Charity Commercial, Academy Films, Martin De Thurah


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, English-Standard, Estuary English, French, Hampshire, Irish-Southern, Italian, Liverpool, London, Northern, RP*, Scottish-Standard, Spanish, Sussex, West Country
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French*, Italian, Spanish
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballad, Contemporary Dance, Jazz Dancing, Lyric mezzo-soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Percussion, Period Dancing, Sight-Reading, Singing (general), Zumba
Performance:Actor-Singer, Audio Books, Audio Drama, Comedy, Corporate Roleplay, Live Roleplay, Living History, Outdoor Performances, Poetry Reading, Radio Drama, Radio Presenting, Repertory, Sight-Reading (non-musical), Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Camel-riding, Cycling, Horse-riding, Stage Combat, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Carer (trained), Computer Literate, Cooking/Baking, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Filmmaker, Journalist, Narration, Puppetry, Trained Auxiliary Nurse


ALRA, 3 years