Mary Gerardine Hooton

  • Actor
    Female / Greater Manchester, Yorkshi...
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    36 - 46
    Height
    5' 6" (1m 70cm)
    Weight
    10st. 3lb (65kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Blue
    Build
    Slim

Reviews

YearReviewPublication
2017evokes real empathy.....whose life descends in front of us into an increasingly dark and controlled hell.
John Waterhouse
manchestersalon.org.uk
2017Hooton stole the show for me with her emotions and portal of several characters each one having different traits
Jordan Smart
northwestend.co.uk
2017Forever Changes....There’s a difference between a play you should see and a play you need to see
Emily Oldfield
ilovemanchester.com
2016...better then any man at this perilous but thrilling business...the women are fearless adventurers
Kevin Bouke
manchestertheatreawards.com
2016Mary Hooton as Mary Read brings dynamism to the stage....easily getting the better of the swaggering Calico Jack.
John Waterhouse
manchestersalon.org.uk
2015It’s a tough balancing act which was pulled off by the lovely characterisations achieved by a talented ensemble cast.
Andrew Neville
archive.salfordonline.com
2015Mary Gerardine Hooton’s understated performance convincingly draws out the desperation, bordering on madness, that bubbles under Lisa’s apparently calm persona
David Cunningham
manchestertheatreawards.com
2015A number of monologues in the counsellor’s chair highlight the skilled acting on show
Paul Downham
entertainmentmcr.co.uk
2015Fully realised by capable actors, they became the proof of the standard of writing, soaring where it succeeded
Ben Turner
hausofphag.com
2015All six performers (three men, three women) do the stories justice.
Admin
culturalshenanigans.co.uk
2015Opening the play with uplifting and energetic versions of two Paul Simon songs..they have a much more important role.
Fran Slater
themanchesterreview.co.uk
2015Mary Geraldine Hooten, in another enjoyable performance
Chris Sims
remotegoat.com
2015Mary Geraldine Hooton is stoically dignified as the devoted Florence
The Fiction Stroker
thefictionstroker.wordpress.com
2013Just One Day is powerful stuff, well written and intelligently performed and it deserves to reach a wide audience
Laura Maley
thepublicreviews.com
2013The acting was sublime from the three lead actresses
Callum Mitchell
largemanchester.com
2013This was the best theatre production I have seen
Stephen Buber
remotegoat.com

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Agnes Corkhill
Film (Feature)
Once A Year on Blackpool Sands
Karlton Parry
Babydog Films
2019Voter
Corporate
How To VoteManchester City Council
2019Simulated Patient
Still Photos
British Red Cross Information StillsBritish Red Cross
2019Simulated Patient
Role Play
MFDS RoleplayRoyal College of Physicans and Surgeons
2019Housewife
Commercial
Dr Beckmann (Viral ad)Engage Hub
2018Suzanne
Film (Short)
In My Blood
Georgina King
Georgina King
2018Julie
Film (Feature)
One Day At A Time
Votre Williams
Optimum Films
2018Pryce and Desiree
Rehearsed Reading
Coffee Coloured Dreams
Yvonne Battle-Felton
The Dukes Scratch Night
The Dukes Theatre
2018Wizdoom
Voiceover
Nice To See YouMMU
2018Woman
Film (Feature)
Home Sweet HomeLewis Whitehead
2018Carol
Theatre
Macaroni
Naomi Albans
Use and Ornament Theatre
Kings Arms, Salford
2017Actor
Rehearsed Reading
Dusk
Yvonne Battle-Felton
North West Literary Salon
The Storey
2017Merryweather
Site Specific
Elf Adventure Challenge
Helen Nurse
Wonder Slide
Great Northern Warehouse
2017Eleanor Morrell
Theatre
Forever Changes
Craig Sanders
Mr Millerman
53Two
2017Ruth
Theatre
Oh Run All Ye Faithfull
Paola Arzuffi
Straight Acting Theatre
53Two
2017Ruth
Rehearsed Reading
For The Faithful
Paola Arzuffi
Straight Acting Theatre
The Kings Arms, Salford
2017Brenda Williams
Rehearsed Reading
Zone of Discomfort
Craig Sanders
MAP
53Two
2017VO
Voiceover
Junction 32 Shopping Outlet Christmas Radio Advert
Jonny Ashworth
J32
Kalua
2017Eleanor Morrell
Radio
The Bruise
Craig Sanders
ADP Audio
2017VO
Voiceover
Junction 32 Shopping Outlet Christmas TVC
Jonny Ashworth
J32
Kalua
2017Actor
Workshops
Memories of Partition R & D
Amy Hailwood
Royal Exchange Theatre
2017Actor
Workshops
Code Blue R & DSam Glen
2017Patient
Film (Short)
The ServiceMSA Film Production
2017Various characters
Workshops
Tremors (R & D)
Craig Sanders
Studio Salford
53Two
2017Taster
Online / Digital
Too Good To Be Gluten Free
Sean Lyons
Velvet Films
Media City, Salford
2017Helen
Film (Short)
Helens Story - Real Safeguarding
James Nicholas
Collingwood Learning
Holmfirth
2016 - 2017Buddhist Teacher
Rehearsed Reading
Originally Inclusive/Forerunners
Shen Xin
CFCCA
Media City, Salford
2016 - 2017Narrator
Voiceover
The Prisoner
Michael Betteridge
Michael Betteridge
2016Lana Butler
Film (Feature)
Humber City
Peter Goundrill
Parallel Reflections
2016Rose
Rehearsed Reading
Asylum Monologues
Charlotte George
Ice and Fire
Moor Theatre Delicatessant
2016Mary Read
Theatre (Tour)
That Golden Age
Rob Johnston
Breathe Out Theatre
2016Mary O'Donoghu
Rehearsed Reading
O'Donoghu's Wife
Mark Croasdale
Let's Make Theatre
The Kings Arms, Salford
2016Gertrude
Theatre
HamletTO Prods
2016Dee
Rehearsed Reading
Doe
Craig Sanders
Scripts Aloud
The Kings Arms
2016Narrator and others
Rehearsed Reading
Off The Page
Emma Rucastle
Off The Page!
The Dukes, Lancaster
2015Narrator
Voiceover
Who Killed the Swan?
Keneth James
Kenneth James FIlms
2015Anna
Film (Short)
The CollectorsStone Soup
2015Muriel
Film (Short)
Footsteps of our father'sStone Soup
2015Janet
Rehearsed Reading
Bricks
Ann-Louise Fortune
Studio Salford Development Week Writers Lab
The Kings Arms, Salford
2015Mrs Eleanor Morrell
Rehearsed Reading
The Bruise
Craig Sanders
Scripts Aloud
The Kings Arms, Salford
2015Performer/VO
Theatre
Mouth: Language/Sex/Violence/OtherMagpie Man Theatre
2015Lisa
Theatre
Parents Without Children
Natalie Kennedy
Manana Productions
3MT
2014 - 2015Helen Benson/Annabel Stanley
Theatre
Distance Between Stars
Antony Bowers-Smith
Organised Chaos Productions
The Kings Arms, Salford
2015Soprano (SheChoir)
Musical
Wonder Women Festival
Ros Bell
SheChoir/National Trust
John Rylands Library/Stevenson Square
2015Soprano (SheChoir)
Musical
Bright Old ThingsSheChoir/Selfridges
Selfridges
2014Florence Kurpan
Theatre
Spring and Port Wine
Paul Blinkhorn
Northern Outlet Theatre
The Kings Arms
2014Soprano (SheChoir)
Theatre
The EventsActors Touring Company
Home, Manchester
2014White Girl
Theatre
Tug
H. Hale
Dog Kennel Hill Project
Waterside Arts Centre (canal)
2014Soprano (SheChoir)
Musical
Wonderstruck
Sarah Punshon
Manchester Museum/People United
Manchester Museum
2014Mary
Film (Short)
Reve de Provence
Pete Vickers
Pete Vickers
2014Marsha
Theatre
Advanced Relaxation Techniques for Beginners24 Hour Plays
Hyde Festival Theatre
2014Soprano (SheChoir)
Theatre
ShambodieSheChoir
2014Sonya/Dawn/Abi/Ann
Corporate
Something Ought To Be Done/Something ABout Shona/Rottweiler/Fast Asleep
Peter Mcgarry
Eyewitness Theatre Company
2014Soprano (Choir)
Musical
HonourThe Lowry
2014Edith
Rehearsed Reading
The Aquarium
Mark Reid
Rampant Readings
The Castle
2014Edith Fawcett/Jenny
Theatre
Century's Sister's (Perspectives)
Lynn Pegler
Organised Chaos Productions
The Kings Arms
2013Eyes
Theatre
Eye and I
Helen Storey
Manchester Science Festival/Helen Storey Foundation
MOSI/Arndale Centre
2013Soprano
Musical
Shine Show Choir
2013Florrie Redford/Mrs Crawley
Rehearsed Reading
No Mans Land
Stephanie McKerville
Ribcaged Productions
Salford Arts Theatre
2013Main Shopper
Commercial
Farmfoods 'Weightlifter'
Tony Durston
Vertica 77
2013Niamh (Change Players)
Theatre
Truth About Youth
Paul Hine
Royal Exchange Theatre Company
Chester Race Course
2013Charlotte
Rehearsed Reading
Fam
Conor McKee
Conor McKeeProds/Z-arts/24:7 Theatre Festival
3MT
2013Ellen
Rehearsed Reading
Out of the Jar
Conor McKee
Conor McKeeProds/Z-arts/24:7 Theatre Festival
3MT
2013Performer/Collaborator
Theatre
Presents
Self
Rogue Gallery
Rogue Gallery
2013Janet
Rehearsed Reading
Cold Cuts
Mike Heath
Studio Salford Development Week
2012 - 2013Farmers Wife
Theatre
Pig (Street Theatre)
Sue Auty
Whalley Range All Stars
Lincolnshire Agriculture Show/Greenwich and Docklands International Festival/ILT, Aarhus, Denmark
2013Patti/Sonya/Law/Manager/Sue
Corporate
Rotweiler/Something Oughta Be Done/Pot Noodle/We Needs To Talk About Angela/Fast Asleep
P. McGarry
Eyewitness Theatre Company
2012 - 2013Ghost of Christmas Past, Mrs Crachitt/Princess Lily
Theatre (Tour)
A Christmas Carol/Sleeping Beauty
S. Cray
Katch 22
Grange Theatre, Conkers Gallery, Tour
2012'80's Mum
Commercial
Natwest 'Heritage'Rogue Films
2012Mother (Sleep Talk - Sloth)
Theatre
Seven 7
Anna Marsland
InTheRed Theatre Company
3MT, Afflecks Palace, Manchester
2012Fairy Godmother/Genie
Theatre (Tour)
Cinderella/Aladdin
Terry Morrison
OddPost
2012Choir
Musical
Theatre and Back Again
Michael Betteridge
New Space Productions
Salford Quays
2012Engels
Theatre
Tarzan of the Antirrhinums (Live Radio PLay)
Moxy Cashmir
3MT Theatre Company
3MT, Afflecks Palace, Manchester
2011Sam
Theatre
A Fist Full of Love
K. Taylor
Proud Productions
AXM
2011Girl 29
Theatre
Just One Day
Helen Parry
Happy Theatre Collective
The Lowry
2011Mrs Banks
Theatre
The Water Still Remains
Trevor McFarlane
The Lowry
The Lowry
2011Sheila/Woman/Caroline/Habitat Control
Radio
Goodby/Heading Home/Nomads/Sleep of Death
Marcela Hervia
Chorlton Arts Radio
2011Kate Hooper/Lucy
Rehearsed Reading
Made of Secrets/Digging Deep
C. Mckee
Shortworks
Contact Theatre
2011Kath
Theatre
Fat Busters
Victoria Poff
Bury Script Writers
The Met, Bury
2011Stilt Walking Police
Theatre
Project 81 (Street Theatre)
D. Zapperelli
Zion Centre/Circus Zapperelli
Alexandra Park, Manchester
2011Wife
Film (Short)
The Rat Thief
Kiri Larmola
Into Productions
2007 - 2010Mileva
Film (Feature)
Cricket
D. Austin
Austin Brothers Films
2010Shapshifter
Theatre
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe
Ben Cutler
Proper Job
Bury Met
2010Viv Chestford
Theatre
The Name of the Game (Is Life)
Vee Turino
Bridgewater Theatre Company
2010Various Characters
Rehearsed Reading
The Crimson Retribution, Sectioned, Drowning Merien Evans, Dead on Time, Just on Day, Homesteads (Script Development)
C. Mckee/J Crouch
ScriptWorks
Contact Theatre
2010Flag Performer
Still Photos
I Could Not Live Like You (Performance Art)
Rebecca Lennon
The Economy of the Gift
AFoundation
2009Mary
Theatre
The National Express
S. Ridings
Contact Theatre
Contact Theatre
2009Livia
Theatre
A Gladiator in the House
Charlie Mortimer
Theatre By Numbers
Not Part Of NYE 3, The Dance House, Manchester
2009Freya
Theatre
The Chosen SixSalford Arts Theatre
Salford Arts Theatre
2009Oliver Twist
Theatre
Oliver Twist
Ian Fox
The Storytellers Theatre/Pendle Productions
Belsay Hall
2008 - 2009Visitor
Still Photos
NRM - The Big One/The Summer Campaign
Mike Swift
Getty Images
2009Sue/Susan/Linda/Deborah Sampson/Janice Cohen
Corporate
On Coconut Airways/Dear Home Secretary/Strictly Ballroom/Something Oughta Be Done/Our Daily Bread
P. McGarry
Eyewitness Theatre Company
2009Eva
Film (Short)
Satisfaction Guaranteed
K. Patten
Lucky Lou Productions
2009Kate
Film (Student)
Dropping Off
Neil Andrew
MMU
2009Female Interviewer
Online / Digital
TS Job Start Viral Advert
Russell Gough
Eleven Twelve Films
2006 - 2009Various Leads
Theatre (Tour)
Jack and the Beanstalk, Frosty the Snowman, Dick Whittington, Mother Goose
P. Vates/M. Wren
Hurricane Productions
North West Tour
2008Lynda/Olive
Rehearsed Reading
The Asylum Dialogues/Asylum Monologues
Clea Langton
Ice and Fire
City of Sanctury Opening Event, Bradford
2008Woman
Rehearsed Reading
Raw Jam: Sonia Hughes
Sonia Hughes
Contact Theatre
Contact Theatre, Manchester
2008Ann Turner
Film (Short)
The Mind Readings
Suddi Ravel
Aftertouch Pictures
2008Business Women
Still Photos
Compassionate Eye FoundationGetty Images
2008Debbie Houghton
Corporate
The Dyslexia Lehrstueck
Naomi Albans
Slim Banana Productions
Manchester Tour
2008Vicky
Online / Digital
Venn
I. Pattinson
Spinneyhead Presents
2007Anne Gedge
Theatre
Little Malcolm and his Struggle Against the Eunuchs
Stuart Hudson
Four Chaps and a Chick
Unity Theatre, Liverpool
2007Marie
Film (Short)
Walking with Angels
J. Twyman
JTMR
2007Miss Watson
Film (Short)
As Cold As Ice
Phil Allen
Clockwork Productions
2007Adele Matlin
Film (Student)
Labour of Love
Peter Lomax
An Inn House Production
2007Dr Neascent
Film (Student)
To Remain Within
Barry MacLaughlin
Liverpool Hope University
2007Carole
Film (Short)
A Killer Tan
Kate Gorst
Health Ink/Altru Drama
2007Liz
Film (Feature)
Life Can Be Beautiful
Matt Clayton
Clockwork Productions
2007Hannah
Online / Digital
Memories
Ian Pattinson
Spinneyhead Presents
2005 - 2006Defence/Prosecution/Robin Banks
TIE
Courtroom
Liam Scott
Tiny Giants Productions Ltd
UK Tour
2006Business Woman
Commercial
Ladbrokesbingo.comLadbrokes TV
2006Carrie
Film (Short)
Lens
Suddi Ravel
Aftertouch Films
2006Woman
Film (Short)
Mr Sandman
Sarah Ellis
Profocal
2005Careerwoman
Film (Short)
Connecting
D Turner
Damyan Filmworks
2004Mother
Commercial
Taskers DIYEquinox
2004Presenter
Online / Digital
TalentGold.com
Lez Barstow
TalentGold.com
2003 - 2004Oliver Twist, Gretal, Pinnocchio, Martha
Theatre (Tour)
Oliver Twist, Hansel and Gretal, Pinocchio, Martha the Cats Magical Xmas
Tim Lince
The Storytellers Theatre/Pendle Productions
2002Pirate Jack
Theatre
Pirate Jack and the Legend of HalloweenMerlin Entertainments
2002Pinocchio
TIE
Pinocchio
A. Speziali
A.C.L.E
Northern Italy Tour
2001Blanche
Theatre (Tour)
Lahnu Saves the Millenium
R. Batty/M.Hooton
The Way Out
2001Actor/Mazie the Witch
Radio
A Day in the Life of....Radio York
York Dungeons
1999 - 2001Maize The Witch
Theatre
Museum Theatre/Street TheatreYork Dungeons
1998 - 2000Various Leads
Theatre (Tour)
Jack and the Beanstalk, Aladdin, Sinderella, Prick Whittington
G. Hamilton
One Take International
UK Tour
1998Kalila/Troubador
Theatre
Island of Animals/Caravelas Du Coulture
H. Karmali
Ismali Centre, London/Ismaili Centre, Lisbon
Ismaili Centre, London
1997Kelly/Mary
TIE
Who Do You Think You Are?/BT End of Year Event
A. Breen
Cragrats
Kent Tour
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2014Voice is the Body (Aliki Dourmazer)UCO
    2013Clown and Dark ClownPeta Lily Workshops
    2011Radio Drama (Chris Wallis), Radio Acting (Malcolm Raeburn), Principles of Stage Fighting (Kenan Ally), Noel Coward: Relative Values (Sarah Punshon)/King Lear (Titus Halder)/BiomechanicsACN/The Donmar Warehouse/Proper Job Theatre
    2010TV Commercial Casting (Nicci Topping), Twelfth Night (Jo Combes), Hedda Gabbler (Chris Honer)/The Crucible (Gwenda Hughes)/From Page to Stage, Exploration of Shakespeare and Poetry (Bryn Holding)ACN/New Vic Theatre/Upon My Word Productions
    2009Clowning (Mark Winstanley)/Playing Shakespeare (David Shirley)Clown Lab/The Lowry
    2008Acting For Camera 1 (Darren Gordon)DNA Acting Resource
    2007Impro (Keith Johnstone)Royal Exchange Theatre
    2006Singing (Frankie Armstrong), Roleplaying - Glasshouse Theatre (Sue Warhurst), CV Writing, Radio Jingles/Ads, TV ActingACN
    19973 yrs Theatre Arts BA (Hons)Bretton Hall
    1994Acting Summer SchoolOxford School of Drama
    19945 years - Musical Theatre/DramaNorthern Theatre and School of Performing Arts

    Additional Skills

    Script Development - Scriptworks (Contact Theatre), Skylark Theatre, Incubate (Bolton Octagon) and writers/directors Paul Vayro, LucyLucy, Mick Cooper (My Beating Heart Theatre), John Mulleady (Leading Van Productions).

    Shakespeare, Verse Speaking, Physical Theatre, Lazzi, Mime, Impro, Commedia dell'arte, Mask, Devising, Comedy, Street Theatre, Role-Play, Hotseating, Forum Theatre.

    Workshops with Casting Directors - Michelle Smith, Sharon Levinson, Philip Wood, Beverly Keogh Casting, Janet Hampson and Sarah Leung.

    LAMDA Drama Grades 4-8, Bronze, Silver and Gold Medal, LAMDA Group Drama, Guildhall Drama Grades 4-8.

    Additional Information

    LITTLE MALCOLM AND HIS STRUGGLE AGAINST THE EUNUCHS ....some genuinely shocking scenes near the end, involving the 'chick' who was the object of Malcolm's lust (played by Mary Gerardine Hooton, who put in the evening's only impressive performance)....(Adam Ford - Catalyst Reviews)

    ASYLUM DIALOGUES "It was very powerful, and made a great impact on everyone there." (Craig Barnett - City of Sanctury)

    7/Sloth '..grasping, different, very deep stuff, thought provoking and heart hitting. Every sketch was just awesome!', 'Was the most fun', 'reminded me of Jim Cartwright's 'Bed', 'cracking opening to the show'(Audience member)

    About me

    www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/ **contact removed** Actress, Theatre Director, Drama Facilitator

    Bretton Hall, Theatre Arts BA(Hons) '94 - '97

    Emma in Hilltop - 'CHAOTIC COMBINATIONS - Duologues' - Winning Performance (Organised Chaos)

    'CONNECTING' (Damyan Filmworks)

    Winner of 'Best Film' - 5-10 minute category - Monthly Awards, Oct 2008

    Winner of 'Best Film' - Short Movie Awards -Total Film Magazine, Jan 2008

    Runner Up - Best Film from the North of England - Kino Film Festival Manchester 2006

    'A FIST FULL OF LOVE' (Proud Productions) - Winner of - Manchester Forever Award 2011.

    'MOUTH' (Magpie Man Theatre) - Winner of Best Spoken Word - The Greater Manchester Fringe Festival 2015

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Experienced In
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Modelling
    • Music Videos
    • Panto
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Geordie
    • Hull
    • Liverpool
    • Northern England
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • Welsh, Standard
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Shoulder Length
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    General Singing Skills
    • Solo
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Character Types
    • Geeky
    • Intellectual
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Wholesome