Melanie Downs

  • Actor
    Female / Cornwall/Devon
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    27 - 37
    Height
    5' 1" (1m 57cm)
    Weight
    6st. 13lb (44kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Slim

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Steph
TV
Doc Martin
Nigel Cole
Buffalo Pictures, ITV
2017Beatrice
Theatre (Tour)
Much Ado About Nothing
Matt Dean
Untamed Theatre
Devon/Cornwall Tour
2016Dahlia/Christine
Workshops
New Writing Development
Rosanna Elliott
Canvas Theatre
Hall for Cornwall
2016Woman/Kay
Theatre
Snapshots
Laura Jasper/Jon Nash
Ripped Script Theatre Company
The Lab, Theatre Royal Plymouth
2015Hermia
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mark Laville
Barbican Theatre Plymouth
2015Sarah
Film (Short)
Stay Happy
Luke Sims
Dotted Line Films
2015Leia
Rehearsed Reading
Spell me Slowly
Katherine Melmore
Stepping Out Theatre/Coffee House Theatre
2014Woman
Online / Digital
Slap
Dan Robb
Dan Robb Comedy
Danrobbcomedy.com
2013Worried Woman
TV
Doc Martin
Paul Seed
Buffalo Productions
2013Khadi
Workshops
Pound
Sorrel Meechan
New Writing, Bike Shed, Exeter
Exeter
2013Multi Role
Workshops
Killing Your Children
Martin Reeve
Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter
2009Hotel Chambermaid
TV
Doc Martin
Ben Bolt
Buffalo Productions
2008Multi - Role
Theatre
The Treason Show
Mark Brailsford
Komedia, Brighton
2006Multi - Role
Theatre
Newsrevue
Tom Webb
Canal Cafe Theatre
2005Isabella
Theatre (Tour)
Measure for Measure
Mike Hayhurst
Royal & Derngate Theatres, Northampton
2005Girl in Cafe
TV
Shoreditch Oriental Girl Fetish Twit
Lab Ky Mo
Channel 4 TV/Godman
2005Liz
Film (LB)
The Golf Widow
Mark Brailsford
Cacophonics Productions
2005Kate
Theatre
The King of Theydon Bois
Isobel Pravda
Old Red Lion Theatre
2005Multi Role
Theatre (Tour)
The Treason Show
Mark Brailsford
Komedia, Brighton
2004 - 2005Multi Role
Theatre
That Was The Year That Was
Mark Brailsford
Komedia, Brighton
2004Liz
Corporate
HBOS Retail Conference
Mike Osbourne
Mongoose Partnership
Birmingham NEC
2004Melissa
Theatre
However Do You Want Me
Matt Ian Kelly
Hen & Chickens Theatre
2004Lady Anne
Theatre
Richard III
Simon Roberts/Bronwen Carr
Chapterhouse Theatre Company
2004Multi - Role
Theatre
Newsrevue
Paul Tate
Canal Cafe Theatre
2004Multi - Role
Theatre
The Treason Show
Carol Kentish
Komedia, Brighton
2004Karen
Film (Student)
Really Rachel
Matthijis Klaassen
New York Film Academy
2003Pauline
TV
Casualty
Richard Holthouse
BBC
2002PA
Commercial
National Lottery Commercial
Jo Sheppard
BBC
2001Bunty Mainwaring
Theatre
The Vortex
Yael Lackmaker
Edinburgh Festival
2001Mrs Pinchwife
Theatre
The Country Wife
Bronwen Carr
The Young Vic
2000Wife
Theatre
Blood Wedding
Emma Douglas
The Tabard Theatre
2000Emma
Theatre
Wooed and Viewed
Bronwen Carr
Drama Studio London
2000Koby/Frau Burgomaster
Theatre
The Visit
Chris White
Edinburgh Festival
2000Madge Conway
Theatre
Time & The Conways
Brendan Murray
Latchmere Theatre
1999 - 1998Messenger/Chorus
Theatre
Oedipus The King
Will Kerley
National Youth Theatre
Bloomsbury Theatre, London
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2000Post Graduate ActingDrama Studio London

    Additional Skills

    Improvisation - comedy and role play

    Mime/Physical Theatre

    Commedia

    Musical Comedy

    Workshop Leader

    Basic Puppetry

    Additional Information

    1995-1999 Trained and performed with the National Youth Theatres of Great Britain (NYT & NYMT)

    Highly experienced drama practitioner/workshop leader.

    PCertLAM - LAMDA

    About me

    Versatile actor/singer, highly experienced in comedy and improvisation.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Musical Skills
    • Percussion
    • Piano
    Accents (North American)
    • Californian
    • General American
    Hair Length
    • Long
    Perform nude?
    • Only Professionally
    Stage Combat Skills
    • No
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • Dublin
    • French
    Organisation Memberships
    • Equity
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Improvisation
    • Music Videos
    • Online
    • Panto
    • Presenting
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Roleplay
    • Teaching Theatre
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Cornish
    • Devon
    • Dorset
    • Essex
    • Hull
    • Lancashire
    • Liverpool
    • London
    • Northern England
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • West Country
    • Yorkshire
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballet
    • Jazz
    • Tap
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Alto
    • Mezzo-Soprano
    Experienced In
    • Children's Theatre
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Community
    • Corporate
    • Devised
    • Drama
    • Festival
    • Festivals
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Fringe
    • Live Events
    • New Writing
    • Outdoor Events
    • Panto
    • Pantomime
    • Radio
    • Rehearsed Readings
    • Revue
    • Revues
    • Roleplay
    • Shakespeare
    • Showcase
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Immersive)
    • Theatre (Musical)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • Theatre (Touring)
    • TIE/TYA
    • Tragedy
    • TV
    • TV (Live)
    • Voice Over
    • Web-Series
    • Webseries/Internet
    Additional Skills
    • Actor
    • Mime Artist
    • Singer
    Union Status
    • Equity (UK)