MELISSA STANTON by Samantha Wood
Photo: Samantha Wood
22 Leafields, Northampton NN3 9UY
Phone: 07837 898793
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:9st. (57kg)
Playing Age:40 - 55 years
Eye Colour:Blue-Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Long
Voice Quality:Clear

About me:

Currently appearing in Persecution, the trial of Colin Stagg, a live Zoom performance. Available on YouTube until Christmas.

I can also be seen in Haunted, season 2, episode 2, on Netflix now.

You can also see my Lockdown Monologue on YouTube

Television Stage Video Music Video Further Credits
2019, Television, Duane, Haunted, Milk and Honey Pictures, Jan Pavlacky
2017, Television, Lead Puppeteer/Voice Performer, Scripture Seekers, Christian Movies, Joseph Cheetham-Wilkinson
2011, Television, Text Jockey/Presenter, On The Edge, Edge Media (for Sky TV)
2010, Television, Eliza Burrows, Forensic Casebook, ITV, Emma Gray
2009, Television, Barmaid, Skins, Channel 4, Esther May Campbell
2009, Television, Checkout Girl, Vexed, Greenlit Rights Ltd, Matt Lipsey
2008, Television, Janeen, Wild West, BBC, Jonathan Gersfield
2001, Television, Various Roles, The Why Files, LiveTV, Rebecca Morgan
2001, Television, Postman Pat, Jim Davidson's Generations Game, BBC, Simon Staffurch
2001, Television, Animatronics Operator, Macdonalds Farm, JPP For GMTV, Tony Reed
2000, Television, Puppeteer, Pets, Fit To Fill, Mike Stephens
2020, Stage, Reporter 1, Amanda Phelan, Mrs Napper, Persecution, the trial of Colin Stagg, The Outcasts theatre Company, Lance Steen Anthony Nielsen
2018, Stage, Egeus/Peter Quince, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Chapterhouse Theatre Company, Karen Crow
2018, Stage, March Hare/Mock Turtle/Duchess' Cook et al, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Chapter Theatre Company, Karen Crow
2018, Stage, Horace O'Higgins, Lola the Circus Cat, Shaun Winters Marrionettes, Jacky Frampton
2011, Stage, Mary Mitford, Battling Billy, New Farnham Rep, Maurice Thorogood
2010, Stage, Puppeteer, CPT Jacks World Tour, Rainbow Productions, Crispin Lowrey
2009, Stage, Bob The Builder, Spuds Big Mess, Wish Films Ltd, Iain Lochland
2009, Stage, Cecco, Peter Pan, King's Head Islington, Stephanie Sinclaire
2010, Stage, Bob the Builder, Little Big Club Live, Premier Productions, Jason Francis
2009, Stage, Presenter, Cult TV Weekend, Cult TV
2002, Stage, Maid, Don Giovanni, Royal Opera House, Francesca Zambello
2001, Stage, Swallow, The Happy Prince, Rags And Feathers, Jill Downing
1997, Stage, Mrs Roper, Verdict, Charles Vance Repertory Theatre, Hugo Myatt
2014, Stage, Maria, Father Nandru and the Wolves, Wilton's Music Hall, Julian Garner
2017, Stage, Bianca & Chorus, Othello, Kent Opera, Steve Tiller
2015, Stage, Maid, Pygmalion, Vienna English Theatre, Philip Dart
2001, Stage, Jill Tanner, Butterflies Are Free, Mowlem Theatre, Mark Cartier
Video, Bing, Bing & Bong Dance, Peppers Ghost
Music Video
Music Video, Running Girl, Snow Patrol, Polydor Productions, Kevin Godley
Further Credits
2020, Internet, Reporter 1, Amanda Phelan, Mrs Napper, Persecution, the trial of Colin Stagg, The Outcasts theatre Company, Lance Steen Anthony Nielsen
2019, Commercial, KFC customer, KFC Chicken Town, Pulse Films, Sam Pilling
2019, Corporate, Deborah Ballendine, Iwoca Lirpasloof Yoga, Captive Minds, Ross Haley
2019, Radio, Doctor Witch, Doctor Witch, Invisible Commissions, Elliot Stewart


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Cockney, Dorset, French, German, Northern, RP*, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Aerobics, Alto*, Ballad*, Ballet, Ballroom Dancing*, Jazz Dancing, Jive, Latin American*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Opera*, Period Dancing*, Soprano*, Violin
Performance:Audio Drama, Children's Theatre, Comedy, Living History, Mask, Musical Theatre, Outdoor Performances, Poetry Reading, Presenting, Radio Drama, Scare Actor, Singer-Professional, Skin Work, TV Presenting, Voice Acting, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Archery*, Badminton*, Horse-riding*, Swimming*, Synchronised Swimming, Weight Training
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Animatronics, Assistant Stage Manager (ASM), Drama Coach (professional), LAMDA exam drama coach, Life Saving, Lifeguard, Mime, Puppetry, Puppetry-Bunraku, Puppetry-Hand, Puppetry-Marionette Long String, Puppetry-Rod, Reiki, Shadow Puppetry, Tarot Reading, Voice Coach (professional)
Vocal Range:G1 to C3


The Academy Drama School, one year post grad