Spotlight: HELEN STERN


HELEN STERN by Natasha Merchant
Photo: Natasha Merchant
BM 3162, London WC1N 3XX
Phone: 020-7610 2111
Fax: 020-7381 3288
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:8st. 7lb. (54kg)
Playing Age:36 - 42 years
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Strong
Voice Character:Sympathetic

About me:

Recent theatre includes 'Slackline Stories' at the Southwark Playhouse and the critically acclaimed world premiere of 'The White Bike' at The Space Arts Centre, London - script now published by Nick Hern Books. Helen is also an audiobook narrator; she has voiced over 50 books. Listen to a sample of a recent crime thriller here and a Katie Fforde romance here She has returned to London after spending 8 years living and working in New York.

Film Television Stage Voice Over Commercial Animation Corporate Rehearsed Reading Further Credits
2017, Feature Film, Narrator, April Flowers, Myopia Pictures/ Mozzlestead/Polyphony Creative, Christopher Tedrick
2014, Feature Film, Oxford Secretary, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Columbia Pictures, Marc Webb
1999, Feature Film, Annie, People Like Other People, Assembly Ltd, Mark Adcock
2016, Television, Mia's Mum, Mia's World, Blinkink, Joseph Mann
2012, Television, Carrie (Lead), Control, LastSat productions NYC for the SyFy channel, Josh Bernhard
2006, Television, Housemaid, The Harlot's Handbook, BBC Four Documentary, Helen Nixon
2005, Television, Merlyn, How not to Die, Scream Films for SKY ONE, Ben Jones
2005, Television, Forsenic Scientist, Mid Air Collision, Granada Factual, Alex Dunlop
1999, Television, Andrea, Hidden Love, Channel 4, Tiggy Seeber
1997, Television, Harriet, Unique Species, Lauderdale Productions for five, Simon Welsford
2019, Stage, Willow, Slackline Stories, Southwark Playhouse, Ruby Etches
2017, Stage, Debbie/Juliette/PC Maxwell, The White Bike, The Space Arts Centre, London, Lily McLeish
2012, Stage, Sarah, 250 Words, Mind the Gap Theatre NYC for Theatre Uncut, Paula D'Alessandris
2010, Stage, Nurse Sonia Dressel, Leni by Pamela Tate, TRU reading series, Players Theatre NYC, Ludovica Villar-Hauser
2010, Stage, Rohanna, Woman of the World, Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center reading, Katharine Chambers
2009, Stage, Lauren, Death on the Beach with Flowers by Chloe Moss, Martin E Segal Theatre, NYC, Allison Troup-Jensen
2007, Stage, Katey, Household Words By Gregory Murphy, National Arts Club NYC reading, Ludovica Villar-Hauser
2006, Stage, Deviser, Development of The Light Well project at Somerset House, Improbable, Phelim McDermott
2006, Stage, Performer, Process Work workshop, Young Vic Young Directors Scheme, Matthew Dunster
2004, Stage, Suzie, Seen in an Outside Place, Royal Court Writers Programme, Tom Mansfield
2004, Stage, Natasha, F**king Charlie, The Actors Centre, Rikki Beadle-Blair
2003, Stage, Susie, 'Flinch', Script Factory at the Soho Theatre, Michael Walker
2003, Stage, Sam, 'These Things Happen', Caird Company, Tom Mansfield
2003, Stage, Olivia, Twelfth Night, Young Vic Young Directors Scheme, Tom Mansfield
2002, Stage, Lucy, I am Oscar Wilde, Skullduggery Theatre -Croydon Warehouse, Emma Douglas and Damien Scully
2000, Stage, Various, Bacchae National tour, Actors Of Dionysus, David Stuttard
1999, Stage, Party Girl, Aunt Dan And Lemon, Almeida Theatre, Tom Cairns
1999, Stage, Marissa, Lovepuke, Gilded Balloon/Canal Cafe, Rachale Davies
1998, Stage, Rita, Taking The Michael, Brentwood Theatre, David McLuckie
1997, Stage, Cherry Sparkle, The Big Drip National tour, Quantum Theatre, Simon Barker
1997, Stage, Maniefa, Too Clever By Half, Tabard Theatre, Linda Marlowe
2012, Stage, Sarah, 250 Words, Mind the Gap Theatre NYC for Theatre Uncut, Paula D'Alessandris
Voice Over
2020, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, A Springtime Affair by Katie Fforde, Isis Publishing
2018, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, A Bad, Bad Thing by Elena Forbes, Audio Book Productions for Black Thorn, Lisa Hollinshead
2015, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, The Huddled Masses by Katy Long, (UK), Neil Rosser
2015, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, Lion Heart by AC Gaughen, (NYC), Mike Charzuk
2015, Voice Over, Narration, American Express website, Lonely Leap NYC, Ben Hickson
2015, Voice Over, ADR/Looping, Mortdecai, Speak Easy - A Loop Group for OddLot Entertainment, Sondra James
2014, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, Lady Thief, (NYC), Mike Charzuk
2013, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, Servants:A Downstairs History of Britain by Lucy Lethbridge, (NYC), Mike Charzuk
2013, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, Air & Angels by Annie Bullen, (NYC), Mike Charzuk
2012, Voice Over, Voice Over, Kayak commercials 'Magnus', 'One Site' & 'Brain Surgeon', BFG 9000 NY, Eric Kallman
2012, Voice Over, Narrator, Short film for Nick Hornby's charity 'Ministry of Stories', Paul Fischer
2011, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, The Wedding of the Century, (NYC)
2010, Voice Over, Audio Book Narrator, The Master & The Muses, (NYC)
2010, Voice Over, Online Narrator, GoodNites Bedtime Theater, JWT (NYC), Larry Silberfein & Richie Glickman
2010, Voice Over, Voice over, Glaxo Smith Kline corporate video, Grey Advertising NYC
2009, Voice Over, Voice Over, Playskool commercial, Uproar (NYC), Nina Davenport
2009, Voice Over, Audio Book narrator, Winter's Desire, (NYC)
2008, Voice Over, Audio book Narrator, Up Close: Jane Goodall, (NYC)
2008, Voice Over, Audio Book narrator, Safe Passage By Ida Cook, (NYC)
2008, Voice Over, Voice for US Telephone System, British Airways Open Skies, Taxi NYC
2007, Voice Over, Voiceover, Blue Line Jobs Sponsorship, SKY, The Crime Channel
2007, Voice Over, Jo, Dealing with change (training CD), Reed Learning, Dave Osborn
2007, Voice Over, Voiceover, Medical Accident Group, Guerilla Vision, Dan Jacobs
2007, Voice Over, Voiceover, MRI Property Exhibition Radio commercial, Guerilla Vision, Jim Yorath
2006, Voice Over, Voiceover, Advent Computer Training commercial, Guerilla Vision, Dan Jacobs
2006, Voice Over, Voiceover, C-inside commercial, Guerilla Vision, Dan Jacobs
2006, Voice Over, Voiceover, Jumana Beach Hotels Commercial, Guerilla Vision, Dan Jacobs
2006, Voice Over, Voiceover, Leyward Homeowners commercial, Guerilla Vision, Dan Jacobs
2005, Voice Over, Promo for The Biography Channel, The Lottery Liar, SKY, Susannah Traill
2002, Voice Over, Voice messaging, VODAFONE recording, Freever, Octavian Florisca
2000, Voice Over, Narration/Dubbing, From Rhetoric To Reality, TVE International, Georgina Ochoa
2019, Commercial, Mom, Purina USA TV Commercial, Tangent Mind, Jon Michael Ryan
2016, Commercial, Mom, Med Express USA TV Commercial, Fitzgerald & Co, Phil Brown
2015, Commercial, Voice Over, Purell commercial, Wyse USA, Pat Zivich
2012, Commercial, Nurse, Cimplicity - print shoot, DDB NYC, Photographer - Lisa Wiseman
2006, Commercial, Lead, Debt Matters, Guerilla Vision, Dan Jacobs
1998, Commercial, Anna, Kodak Competition For The Observer On Sunday, Independent, Guy Shakespeare
2013, Animation, Mom, Spike Team, Audio Works NYC, Kip Kaplan
2011, Animation, Hela - goddess of the Underworld, Thor & Loki: Blood Brothers, Marvel, Jay Snyder
2010, Corporate, Spokesperson, Derm Econgress Online study guide, Euro RSCG, Matthew Geller
2009, Corporate, Karen, RBS training film, SAI Global (NYC), Pete Safran
2008, Corporate, Chandra, Training film for Gucci, SAI Global, Pete Safran (NYC)
2006, Corporate, Lindsay, NatWest Training Video, Square Dog and Round Cat TV, Craig Duncan
2006, Corporate, Customer, TSG Training, Fecund, John Keates
Rehearsed Reading
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Gail, One Hundred Tiny Horses, Drayton Arms Theatre, Rose Williams
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Natasha & Denise, Baby Dolls & Bank Holiday by Tamara von Werthern, Script Mix at Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Kerry Irvine
2007, Rehearsed Reading, Katey, Household Words, National Arts Club, NYC, Ludovica Villar-Hauser
Further Credits
2014, Short Film, Valentina, Perception, McKinney Writing Contest award winning short, NYC, Srinath Ravichandran
2014, Short Film, La Pianiste, Columbia University NYC short film, Kai Gero Lenke
2009, Short Film, Lucy, The Princess and the Key, 48 Hour Film Project, NYC, Camilo Fontecilla
2007, Event, Performer, Good Feelings in Good Times, Tate Modern, Roman Ondak
2005, Internet, Presenter/Voiceover, BT Website, Replay Film and New Media, David Young
2005, Short Film, Woman (Lead Role), A Place called Home, Fraser Hill Productions, Duncan Hill
2004, Event, Performer, Roman Ondak's 'Queue', Frieze Art Fair, Roman Ondak
1998, Short Film, Rebecca, Dead Weight, Spindly Productions, Bernard Farrell


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, French, Italian, London, Manchester, RP*, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Performance:Audio Books, Autocue trained/experienced, Dubbing, Physical Theatre, Theatre In Education, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Pilates, Running, Swimming
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Improvisation, Narration


Arts Educational Drama School - 3 year acting diploma

Master classes in NYC at T Schreiber Studios and with Niki Flacks

Ongoing classes at the Actors Centre, London