Heather Coombs

  • Actor
    Female / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    42 - 52
    Height
    5' 2" (1m 60cm)
    Weight
    9st. 6lb (60kg)
    Hair Colour
    Blonde
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Medium

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2020 - 2021Anxious Mother
TV
The Nevers
Joss Whedon
HBO/Roundabout Productions
2020Jo
Radio
We've Lost Him
Andy Bruce-Lockhart
BBC Radio
2020Shirley Saint
Film (Short)
Upstairs
Phillip Trow
Upstairs Productions
2019Carol
Radio
Troll Solstice 3
Beverly Andrews
Riverside Radio
2019Mrs Brown
Voiceover
Tesco
Tim Lewis
Tail Wind Media
2019Kristin Mendelson
Radio
Star Cops ( 2 episodes)
Helen Goldwyn
Big Finish Productions
2019Julie Small
TV
The Pilot
Davie Fairbanks
Jam Pictures
2019Brigitte
Film
Crashing
Alex Salam
X Film
2019Alison
Theatre
Up from the Mud
Imy Wyatt-Corner
Theatre 503
2019Mum
Commercial
Amazon Prime - All or Nothing Table Football
Steve Rogers
Droga5
2018 - 2019Peony
Theatre
WhackAMole
Andrew Pritchard
Arts Council
Junction Theatre & Hightide
2018Denise
Theatre
Running on the Spot
Ivana Basic
The Female Edit
Above the Arts Theatre
2018Sandra
TV
Brexit:The Uncivil War
Toby Haynes
House Productions for Channel 4
2018Isabella Speaker
TV
Hanna
Amy Neil
NBC Universal for Amazon/Working Title
2018Hero
Commercial
Senokot - A Wonderfully Regular Life!
Jason & Matt Docter
Savage
2018Gillian Stephenson
Film (Short)
The Exam Board
Akaash Meeda
AMF
2018Bridget Sandwich
Web-Series
British Rationals
Keif Gwinn
British Rationals
2018Shirley Mount
Film (Feature)
Mari
Georgia Parris
BBC/BFI Film London
2018Jo Miles
Film (Short)
We've Lost Him
Andy Bruce-Lockhart
Send Cake Films
2018Spymistress
Film (Short)
Prima
James Barber
JIB Films
2017Narrator
Theatre
The Truce
Lucy Taylor
Brooks Macdonald, Grosvenor Chapel
2017Jocasta Banks
Film (Short)
Blocked
Michal Dzierza
MH Media
2017Supermarket Woman
Commercial
Quest Red
Mark Chaudoir
Discovery Channel
2017Professor Sofia Lowdry
Film (Short)
The Hearing
Liz Barber
Kartoffle Films
2017Deborah
Theatre
Rose Coloured
Lara Genovese
Theatre 503
Theatre 503
2017Harriet
Online / Digital
Lexsnap
Mark Bowsher
Rabbit Island Productions
2017Pamela Jackson
Corporate
De Agostini
Mark Tuffnell
Siversun Media
2017Harriet
Rehearsed Reading
Open
Alice Seabright
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
2017Rosetta
Theatre
Rosetta's Passion
George Eugeniou
Theatro Technis
2017Singer
Musical
Big Data
Martina Schwartz
Grant Museum
Grant Museum
2017Helen Rivers
Theatre
Passing
Gemma Aked-Priestley
The Pleasance
2017Victoria Hart
Rehearsed Reading
Pause
Serena Haywood
DL Prods
2017Bianca Jeffcott
Rehearsed Reading
The First British Muslim on Mars
Dilek Latif
Brockley Jack Theatre
2017Mary Johnson
Corporate
It's Grammar Time!
Mark Tuffnell
Silversun Media Group
2016Insurance Assessor
Online / Digital
Zurich
Jason Fisher-Jones
Chroma Films
2016Barbara Kulaszka
Rehearsed Reading
Rocket Man
David Hadyn
Advanced Television
2016Up All Night Woman
Commercial
Please Not them - JB
Jeff Lowe
Biscuit London
2016Ruby/Pearl/Mum
Theatre
Piece of Silk
Tania Azevedo
Giants Theatre Company
The Hope Theatre
2016Alice
Rehearsed Reading
Snap Happy
Fiona Hunnisett
Arch 17
2016Joss Hoffman
Rehearsed Reading
Polarised
Karol Griffiths
Caroline Dean
2016Jeremy Kyle Guest
Commercial
EBay - Apocalypse
Tommy Kuntz
MJZ
2016Karen
Commercial
Test Commercial ( not for broadcast)
The Blaine Brothers
Mother
2016Poet
Commercial
The Same
Alex Graham
Leo Burnett
2016Mum
Commercial
CBBC Ident
Amy Johnson
Red Bee Media
2015Vera Barnes
TV
Call The Midwife
Lisa Clarke
neal street productions
2015Karen McIver
Film (Student)
Native
Jonny Blair
NFTS
2015Amanda Parish
Film (Short)
Hollybrook
Stephen Pearce
SPA
2014GP
Online / Digital
Lundbeck
Michal Dzierza
Streaming Well
2014Your Mom
Commercial
Ho Ho No Go
Vincent Lobelle - Les Telecreateurs
Ogilvy Paris
2014Eileen
Commercial
Go See the Doctor
Norman Bates
Lovo Films
Brussels
2014Margaret
Film (Short)
Microscope
Michal Dzierza
Mee how media
2014TFL Manager
TV
Silent Witness
Craig Vivieros
BBC
2014Woman 3
TV
Count Arthur Strong
Graham Linehan
BBC Television/Retort
2014Janet MacKenzie
Rehearsed Reading
Witness for the Prosecution
Joe Harmston
Kalisher Players
Middle Temple Hall
2014Mum
Commercial
Morrisons
Peter King
Outsider
2014Sophie
Rehearsed Reading
The Collaborators
Karol Griffiths
Paul Nathan
2013Mum
Commercial
GAME
Ben Tonge
Thomas Thomas Films
2013Madam Minister
Film (Short)
W.I.N.S
Andy Powrie
Ambanja Pictures/AKT
2013Narration/Character Voices
Voiceover
Grimm's Tales
Kerry Bradley
University of the Arts London
2012Stole
Rehearsed Reading
And then Fun Came Along
Tom Barnes
Tom Barnes
2012Police Officer Jane Norman
Corporate
Your Call (Video)
Mark Sterling
Isabel Affum
2012Pointy Struggles
Theatre
Dream Cake and Turning Red
Prasanna Puwanarajah
Scene and Heard
2011Sharon Betts
Film (Short)
Singapore
Simon Purse
PaperScissorsStone
2011Frau Gabor
Rehearsed Reading
The Awakening of Spring
John Fricker
Out Fox Productions
MakeBelieveArts
2011Chris Hardy
Corporate
Hiscox
Ian Sanders
Walking Forward Media/Xperient
2011Mrs Millie Stone
Rehearsed Reading
The Hamlet of Stepney Green
Sam Leifer
The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum
2011Various
Film (Docu)
Bernard Kops
Jill Campbell
123 Productions Inc
2011Lucha
Rehearsed Reading
Dark Matters
Jo Harris
Gog Corner at Rosemary Branch Theatre
2011Charlotte(Esh's mum)
Film (Short)
Music Land World
Richard Naylor
London Metropolitan University
2011Corina
Corporate
Suspicious Minds (Unicredit Video)
Jazminka Lezkas
Eukleia
2011Barbara
Film (Short)
The Journey
Seyda Anna Collins
Seyda Anna Collins
2011Racquel
Film (Short)
The Watchers
Mark Bowsher
Mabio Media
2010Wanda Whirr
Film (Short)
The Bigger Picture
Matt Young
What About Media
2010Margot(Brothel Mom), Moril (Elf Woman)
Voiceover
Witcher 2 Video Game
Mark Estdale
Outsource Media
2010Teacher
Voiceover
Microsoft educational software
James
PiL
Matinee
2010Mrs B
Rehearsed Reading
Good Birds Don't Fly Away
Harry Myers
Temple Fortune Theatre
2010Prim
Film (Short)
1d
Simon Purse and Simon Jarvis
Purse and Jarvis
2010Mum
Online / Digital
HSBC The Theme of Life
Paul O'Brien
Gutsy TV
2010Helen
Film (Short)
An Indecent Sort
James Griffiths
Midland Rovers
2010Documentary/Narrative Voice
Voiceover
Dubai Airports Security and Awareness Programme
Simon Walker
TNA
2009Felicity Flitt
Voiceover
Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures The Last Resort
Mark Estdale
Telltale/Outsource/Aardman
2009Felicity Flitt
Voiceover
Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures The Bogeyman
Mark Estdale
Telltale/Outsource/Aardman
2009VoiceOver
Voiceover
Living Reading
Paul
Light Division
2009Penelope
Rehearsed Reading
Occupied Territory
Leslie Caplan
Theatro Technis
Theatro Technis
2009Various
Voiceover
WHP
Shauna at Matinee
Matinee Sound & Vision Ltd
2008Felicity Flitt
Voiceover
Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures Muzzled!
Mark Estdale
Telltale/Outsource/Aardman
2008The Older Sister
Film (Short)
Francis
Pat Kelman
Imaginative Leap Films
2008Felicity Flitt
Voiceover
Wallace and Gromit's Grand Adventures The Fright of the Bumble Bees
Mark Estdale
Telltale/Outsource/Aardman
2008Doctor
Still Photos
GMC Publications
Anthony Glemsford
General Medical Council
2008Caroline
Film (Short)
The Letter Game
Pat Kelman
Imaginative Leap Films
2008Kuna N'Dahl
Voiceover
Worldshift
Mark Estdale
Outsource Media
2006 - 2007Spy Mistress M
Voiceover
Maths Investigator
Chris Renshaw
Matinee Sound & Vision Ltd
2007Lady Catherine de Bourgh
Radio
Pride and Prejudice
Leslie Caplan
Camden Radio
2007Monica
Rehearsed Reading
Barking Mad
Chrys Salt
RR
2007Barbara
Rehearsed Reading
Looking Busy
Pat Kelman
Streatham Festival
Streatham Festival
2006Fay
Radio
The Lost Love of Phoebe Myers
Ned Chaillet
BBC Radio
2006Voice Over
Film (Docu)
The Return of the Cellos
Bob Bentley
BBTV
2006Tanya Stoller
Film (Docu)
Emotional Response
Henry A Minardi
Imperial and St Mary's
2006Zelda
Rehearsed Reading
Rogues and Vagabonds
Tim Supple and Sam Leifer
Central Studio
Central Studio
2004Angela
Film (Feature)
In Like Flynn
Mike Schillinger
Nero Productions
2004Warm Comedy trail
Voiceover
My Family
Bronwen Roberts
BBC UK TV Gold
2003Julie Fox
Film (Feature)
Encounters
Jonathan Reason and Pat Kelman
Pittot Films
2003Doctor Andrea Barclay
TV
Developing
Richard Rayner
Dragon TV
2003Mrs Pearce and through line
Theatre
Confusions
Tim Hudson
Canal Cafe Theatre
Canal Cafe Theatre
2002Mumsie
TV
Manchild
David Evans
BBC
2002Cora Crippen
TV
The Real Dr Crippen
Clive Maltby
Just About Productions for C4
Channel 4
2002Madame Guerin
TV
Feral Children
Jonah Weston
Optimen for C4
Channel 4
2002Businesswoman
Commercial
AOL Broadband
Jimmy Smithee
AOL
2002Victoria
Corporate
Britannia Building Society
Tim Clague
Marton House
2001Jill
Film (Feature)
People Like Other People
Mark Adcock
Assembly Films
2001Everyman
Voiceover
Chile's Disappeared
Norma Schenke
Amnesty Photo Exhibition
2001Sandra, advertising exec
Corporate
Welcome to VAT
Frank Butler
Customs and Excise
2000Bobbie
TV
Rhona
Gareth Carrevick
BBC
2000Hannah Chaplin
Theatre (Tour)
Charlie
Mark Helyar
Proteus Theatre Company
2000Jane
Film (Short)
Love is Blind
Russell Bevan
Crystal Sync Productions
1999Mrs Farmsworth
TV
My Hero
John Stroud
BBC
1999Veronica
TV
People Like Us
John Morton
BBC
1999Maggie
TV
People Like UsBBC
1999Bella and Fizz
Voiceover
The Tweenies Interactive DVD
Pam Thompson
BBC
1999Nurse Ireland
Musical
The Elephant Man
Marshall W Mason
Miller-Lodge
Spitalfields Venue
1998Charlie
TV
Heartburn Hotel
Gareth Gwenlan
BBC
1998Helen
Theatre
Bad Faith
George Ormond
The Orange Tree Theatre
OrangeTree, Richmond
1998Louisa
Theatre (Tour)
Hard Times
Mark Helyar
West 28th Street
Fairfield Halls and Tour
1998Various Testimonies(alien encounters)
Voiceover
The Why Files
Patricia Bush
Live TV
1997Kate
Theatre (Tour)
The Taming of the Shrew
Mark Helyar
West 28th Street
Cockpit Theatre and Tour
1997Sister Theresa
Theatre
The Nun
Margaret Forsyth
Greenwich Studio Theatre Company
Greenwich Studio Theatre
1997Lady Macbeth
Theatre (Tour)
Macbeth
Mark Helyar
West 28th Street
Arts Theatre, London and Tour
1996Mae
Musical
As Time Goes By
Kevin Kennison
Actors Theatre of Manhattan, NY
Off Broadway various
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    1988Post Graduate ActingDrama Studio London
    1987English Language and Literature MA HonsSt Edmund Hall, Oxford

    Additional Skills

    Good soprano range. Everything from Sondheim to Rodgers & Hart.

    Additional Information

    Attended Drama Studio, London.

    Roleplay & immersive work - for BBC, ACAS, FCO, DCMS, PTSC, BERR, BAA, MOD, Housing Association, barristers, police & social services. Medical comms at all London teaching hospitals at all levels.

    About me

    DURING LOCKDOWN

    Been shooting my own film of gorgeous Annie Fox script TROLL ( see below).

    JUST BEFORE LOCKDOWN

    Filming on THE NEVERS (HBO) for Joss Whedon.

    &

    Shirley Saint in UPSTAIRS for Phillip Trow.

    Both in post.

    J U S T RELEASED

    Brigitte in Alex Salam’s touching film CRASHING for XFilm. .

    C U R R E N T A D S

    AMAZON PRIME - TABLE FOOTBALL (dir.Steve Rogers).

    T V S T R E A M I N G N O W

    On Amazon Prime - TV thriller HANNA (dir. Amy Neil, NBC for Amazon/Working Title).

    On Netflix, All4 & HBO - James Graham's extraordinary & much feted tv movie BREXIT:THE UNCIVIL WAR playing Sandra ( Focus of the Focus Group scenes) directed by Toby Haynes. Reviews in UK/US BREXIT 4/5 stars with particular praise for the Focus Group:

    ’Phenomenal‘ - Roger Ebert ‘Horribly real’ -Arts Desk ‘The most devastating scene’ -Mail on Sunday ‘‘Stood out’ -Financial Times ‘The drama’s sharpest scene’ -Herald Scotland ‘striking scene’ -New York Times ‘Focus group explodes’ -Variety ‘Devastating’ -Film Inquiry ‘movingly shown.. [Sandra] in tears..genuine poignancy -Daily Telegraph

    To date B R E X I T has won the Best Single Drama Broadcast Award & been nominated for an Emmy & BAFTAs.

    2020 AUDIO incl

    Two fabulous episodes of STAR COPS new Audio Drama ( Big Finish).

    2019 T H E A T R E incl

    Peony in WHACKAMOLE for Hightide/Junction, Cambridge/Arts Council, (dir. Andrew Pritchard). Tour in November.

    TROLL for Annie Fox ( was in her RUNNING ON THE SPOT at Above the Arts Theatre in December) at various theatres.

    F I L M S C R E E N I N G S

    THE EXAM BOARD (dir. Akaash Meeda) Best Comedy at Sunderland Shorts Festival 2019 & highly commended in 3 other festivals in the UK & Portugal. I play the lead, Gillian.

    F A V O U R I T E S C R E E N

    CALL THE MIDWIFE (dir. Lisa Clarke, BBC/Neal Street); SILENT WITNESS (dir. Craig Vivieros, BBC); NATIVE (dir. Jonny Blair, 2 Scottish BAFTAs for THE GROUNDSMAN).

    B E S T - L O V E D T H E A T R E

    Ruby & others in PIECE OF SILK (dir. Tania Azevedo) at the Hope Theatre for Giants Theatre Company.

    All **** & ***** reviews. The Times said: Heather 'bold & uncompromising..most memorable.. versatile & impressive'. Other reviews said ' outstanding..heartbreaking & authentic';'delivered absolutely perfectly..with such sincerity'; ' breathtaking';'commits 100%..heartbreaking performance done with profundity & understanding';'formidable..tremendous..playing 3 characters each fully realised,,sterling';'stellar..excellent..superbly acted';'beautiful, complex’

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • Canadian
    • General American
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    Character Types
    • Intellectual
    • Mischievous
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Wholesome
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • Dublin
    • French
    • Lithuanian
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    • Equity (UK)
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • New Writing
    • Online
    • Radio
    • Recording
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Union jobs
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Dorset
    • Edinburgh
    • English, standard
    • Essex
    • Estuary English
    • Hertfordshire
    • Lancashire
    • London
    • Norfolk
    • Northern England
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Somerset
    • Southern England
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Soprano
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    Union Status
    • Equity (UK)
    Work Permit/Residency Status
    • I have a current, valid passport.