TRICIA PENROSE by Joanna Higson
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Phone: 01744 677122
Mobile: 07581 089312
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:10st. 7lb. (67kg)
Playing Age:40 - 49 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Blond(e)
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Bright
Voice Character:Natural


Seen daily on ITV3 in Heartbeat as Gina a role she played for 18years. 30years of quality drama tv to date. Recently seen on BBC1 and Channel 5 guest appearance spots and headlined in a box office breaking pantomime. Strong singer also.

Television Further Credits
2012, Television, Shirley Carroll, Crime Stories (aka True Crime), ITV1 / Newman Street, Exec Producer: Paul Marquess
2011, Television, Hayley Gosling (3 episodes), Justice, LA Productions / BBC1, Noreen Kershaw
2010, Television, Gina Ward, Heartbeat (1993-2010: 359 Eps), Yorkshire Television / ITV1, Various Directors
2003, Television, Gina Ward, The Royal (2 Eps), Yorkshire Television / ITV1, Various Directors
1993, Television, Carol The Barmaid, Terraces, BBC
1992, Television, Receptionist, Coronation Street, ITV
1992, Television, Receptionist, Coronation Street (1 Ep), ITV
1991, Television, Receptionist, Coronation Street (1 Ep), ITV
1991, Television, Louise, Emmerdale Farm, Yorkshire Television/ ITV, Various Directors
1990, Television, Liz, Coasting, Granada Drama / ITV
1989, Television, WPC Emma Reid, Brookside [3 Eps], Mersey Television / Channel 4, Various Directors
1989, Television, Jean, Medics, Granada Television / ITV
1989, Television, Sonja, Split Ends, Granada Television / ITV
1988, Television, WPC Emma Reid, BROOKSIDE [2 Eps], Mersey Television / Channel 4, Various Directors
1988, Television, Julie, HOW TO BE COOL (3 Eps), Granada Television / ITV1
1987, Television, Lindy Yates, BOON, Central Independent Television/ITV1, Moira Armstrong (Series 2 Ep 7)
1985, Television, Ruth, BROOKSIDE [1 Ep], Mersey Television / Channel 4
2018, Television, (self), When Awards Shows Go Wrong, Crack It Productions / Channel 5, Simon Withington
2018, Television, (self), Celebrity Pointless, Remarkable Television/ BBC1, TBC
2015, Television, (self, with son Freddy), Big Star's Little Star, ITV
2014, Television, (self), Who's Doing The Dishes?, ITV
2013, Television, (self) Semi-Finalist, Celebrity Big Brother 11, Channel 5/Endemol
2012, Television, (self), Daybreak (1 Ep), ITV
2012, Television, (self), Pointless Celebrities (S3, Ep 4), BBC1, John Ryan
2011, Television, (self), Daybreak (1 Ep), ITV
2011, Television, (self), Fort Boyard Celebrity Special, Channel 5
2011, Television, (self), Sing If You Can (for Teenage Cancer Trust Charity), ITV
2010, Television, (self), Celebrity Masterchef, BBC1
2010, Television, (self), Daybreak (1 Ep), GMTV
2009, Television, (self), Loose Women (1 Ep), ITV
2007, Television, Runner Up, Comic Relief Does Fame Academy, BBC1
2007, Television, (self), Comic Relief: The Big One, BBC1
2007, Television, (self), Deadline (1 Ep), Tiger Aspect Productions / ITV
2007, Television, (self), The Real Extras ("Heartbeat & Zombie Movie" Ep), Twofour Broadcast
2007, Television, (self), This Morning, ITV
2007, Television, (self), Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Celebrity Special, ITV
2006, Television, (self), Christmas TV Burp, Avalon Productions, Peter Orton
2006, Television, (self), Viewer Of The Year, Talent TV / ITV
2005, Television, (self), ITV: 50 Greatest Shows, ITV
2005, Television, (self), Loose Women (1 Ep), ITV
2005, Television, (self), The Big Call, ITV
2005, Television, (self), The British Soap Awards, ITV
2004, Television, (self), Loose Women (1 Ep), ITV
2004, Television, Brenda Lee, Stars In Their Eyes Celebrity Christmas Special (Winner)
2004, Television, (self), Through The Keyhole, BBC1
2004, Television, (self), Today With Des And Mel, Carlton Television
2002, Television, (self), 10 Years Of Heartbeat, ITV
2002, Television, (self), A Song For Europe (Finalist singing "DJ Romeo"), BBC
2002, Television, (self), An Audience With Lulu, ITVStudios
2002, Television, Team Captain, Night Fever Valentine's Special, Grundy / Channel 5, Phil Chilvers
2002, Television, (self), The Brian Conley Show, ITV
2001, Television, (self), All-Star Family Fortunes (Heartbeat v Peak Practise), ITV
2001, Television, (self), Its Only TV But I Like It, BBC1
2001, Television, (self), Lily Savage's Blankety Blank, ITV
2000, Television, (self), Celebrity Ready Steady Cook, BBC
2000, Television, Team Captain, Night Fever Hollywood Theme Edition, ITV
2000, Television, Judge, Star For A Night, Mentorn Barraclough Carey / BBC1
2000, Television, (self), The Big Stage (1 Ep), London Weekend Television
1999, Television, (self), Man O Man, Pearson Televison, Jonathan Bullen
1999, Television, Team Captain, Night Fever Millenium Eve Special, ITV
1999, Television, Presenter, Soap Fever, Siobhan Green
1999, Television, Presenter, Soap Fever, Granada Television
1998, Television, Lisa Stansfield, Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes, Granada Television, Tony Prescot
1998, Television, (self), Light Lunch: Its Crim Up North, Channel 4
1995, Television, Presenter, Pardon My French, Topical Television, Tony Cross
1993, Television, Gina Ward, Heartbeat (1993-2010: 359 Eps), Yorkshire Television, Various Directors
Further Credits
2018, Pantomime, Wicked Step Sister (joint top billing), Cinderella, Anton Benson Productions, Anton Benson (Northwich Memorial Theatre)
2015, Recording, (self), You Had A Dream In Your Heart (Single for 25th Anniversary), Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
2007, DVD, (self), Before And After Body Blitz, 2 Entertain, Brian Klein
2007, Recording, (self), Tricia Penrose The Album As Seen on Fame Academy (CD), Calder Recordings, Steve Gligorovic
2005, Documentary, (self), Queen Mania: The Show Must Go On, Granada Television
2004, Documentary, (self), Abbamania: We Say Thank You for the Music, Granada Television
2004, Documentary, (self), Abbamania: We Say Thank You for the Music, Granada Television
2004, Recording, (self), ABBAMania 2 (singing "S.O.S") Album, Universal Music
2003, Documentary, (self), Love2Shop, Chameleon Television Production / ITV
2001, Pantomime, Aladdin, Aladdin, Theatre Royal, Nottingham
2001, Stage, Distant Sun, Edinburgh Festival Theatre
2000, Documentary, (self), Stars Sing The Beatles
2000, Pantomime, Princess, Aladdin, Bradford Alhambra, Qdos
2000, Recording, (self), Don't Wanna Be Alone (Single, UK #44)
1999, Pantomime, Snow White, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Forum Theatre
1998, Pantomime, Snow White, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Billingham
1998, Stage, Kim McAfee, Bye Bye Birdie, Theatre Royal, St Helens
1996, Recording, (self), Where Did Our Love Go? (Single, UK #71)
1994, Pantomime, Alice Fitzwarren, Dick Whittington, Sunderland Empire
1990, Film, Symphony Girl #1, Dancin' Thru The Dark, BBC Films, Formost Films, Mike Ockrent
1988, Film, Supermarket Girl, Vroom, Channel 4 Films, Beeban Kidron
1987, Feature Film, Norma, Cresta Run, Park Village Video Films, Terry Windsor


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
Aberdeen, American-California, American-New England, Belfast, Birmingham, Cockney, Devon, Dorset, Edinburgh, Irish-Northern, Lancashire, Liverpool*, London, Manchester, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics*, Cabaret Singing*
Performance:Actor-Singer, Musical Impersonator, Recording Artist, TV Presenting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Athletics*, Badminton*, Bowling*, Darts*, Skiing*
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Impersonation


Elliott Clark Drama School, Liverpool