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Filmography

MOVIES

Title: Star Wars: Episode VIII
Director: Rian Johnson
Writers: Rian Johnson, George Lucas (characters)
Release Date: December 15, 2017
Role: Rey
Synopsis: Rey took her first steps into a larger world in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe, and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga.

Title: Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens
Director: J.J. Abrams
Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt
Release Date: December 17, 2015
Role: Rey
Synopsis: 30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order.

Title: Scrawl
Director: Peter Hearn
Writer: Peter Hearn
Release Date: October 17, 2015 (USA)
Role: Hannah
Synopsis: A boy writes a comic book with his best friend, and finds situations depicted in the comic book coming to life. Along with the appearance of a mysterious girl, the boy is forced to face the reality of what he has written, and begins a battle to attempt to rewrite death.

Title: Only Yesterday
Original title: Omohide poro poro
Director: Isao Takahata
Writers: Hotaru Okamoto (manga), Isao Takahata
Release Date: July 20, 1991 (Japan), February 26, 2016 (USA)
Role: Taeko Okajima (2016 English version, voice)
Synopsis: A 27-year-old office worker travels to the countryside while reminiscing about her childhood in Tôkyô.

SHORT FILMS

Title: Blue Season (Short)
Directors: Georgina Higgins, Lee Jones
Writer: Georgina Higgins
Release Date: April 8, 2013 (UK)
Role: Sarah
Synopsis: Sarah wakes up to find herself hanging upside down. As she screams for help a phone rings and the person on the other hand helps her escape. Is all as it seems to be?

Title: Lifesaver (Short)
Director: Martin Percy
Writer: Martin Percy
Release Date: February 28, 2013 (UK)
Role: Jo (Rescuer)
Synopsis: Lifesaver is an app and website which fuses interactivity and
live-action film to throw you into three situations where someone will die
unless you do the right thing.

TV SERIES

Title: Mr Selfridge (TV Series)
Episode: 2×08 “Episode #2.8”
Director
: Rob Evans
Writers: Kate Brooke, Andrew Davies
Release Date: March 9, 2014 (UK)
Role: Roxy
Synopsis: Harry returns to London with information for Summertime but is angry that Bill will not support him in the face of accusations of treachery and talks to the staff to reassure them that Edwards’ newspaper story about him was a lie. Edwards is genuinely contrite and agrees to print a letter from Harry telling the truth but the editor refuses. Following the bad publicity business is poor until Delphine brings American film producer Mack Sennett and his actress lover Mabel Normand to the store. They throw a lavish party where Mabel gets young Gordon very drunk. Harry visits Henri, who is facing deportation, but manages to trace Valerie with Bill Summertime’s help and she vouches for his innocence, securing his release. Having sold her jewels to pay for their accommodation Lady Mae tells Pimble that, since her husband is reluctant to grant her a divorce, she must destroy him whilst again her efforts to reconcile with the Selfridges are rebuffed. Mack Sennett asks Harry to return to the States as his business partner but Harry turns him down. Feeling now very positive he extols the virtues of Delphine to Rose, who is not sure how to take it.

Title: Silent Witness (TV Series)
Episodes: 17×09 “Fraternity: Part 1” & 17×10 “Fraternity: Part 2”
Director
: Dusan Lazarevic
Writer: Graham Mitchell
Release Dates: January 30, 2014 & January 31, 2014 (UK)
Role: Hannah Kennedy
Synopsis: The body of teenager Katie Bowman is found dumped in an open grave. DI Carter suspects Ryan Kelvin, boyfriend of Lizzie Kennedy, whose daughter Hannah was Katie’s best friend. He argued with the deceased girl the day she died and has no alibi. Ryan is also Jack’s half-brother, whom he has not seen since he was forced to testify against him in a court case some years earlier. To avoid a clash of interests Thomas brings in pathologist Helen Ferguson, suspending Jack. Jack however does his own sleuthing. showing Carter that Katie had been to a club where she met Christy Nash, a married doctor with whom she had sex. Nash’s wife gives him a false alibi to protect their daughter but declares her intention to divorce him. Ryan is bailed and moves in with Jack, who now doubts his brother’s innocence whilst Hannah is killed after confronting Dr Nash.

Title: Toast of London (TV Series)
Episode: 1×03 “Vanity Project”
Director
: Michael Cumming
Writer: Arthur Mathews, Matt Berry
Release Date: November 3, 2013 (UK)
Role: Stage Hand
Synopsis: After his foul-mouthed ex-wife Ellen beats him up with a club on a mini-golf course Steven learns that she wants a hefty divorce settlement so it seems a gift when he is offered a part in the block-buster ‘Prince Philip, Scoundrel Dog’ directed by anti-Royalist rich Arab Mr Fasili. Jane thinks this is too controversial and suggests he does a laxative ad instead but Steven is not keen. However, when Mr Fasili dies before paying him Steven is all set to become the face of Lax-A-Daisy, until he finds out what happened to the last actor to do this.

Title: Youngers (TV Series)
Episode: 1×05 “A to B and the Apology”
Director
: Anthony Philipson
Writers: Benjamin Kuffuor, Levi David Addai, Georgia Lester
Release Date: April 17 23, 2013 (UK)
Role: Fran Bedingfield
Synopsis: Jay decides to atone for his stupidity by pitching to Yemi and Davina the idea for a music video to accompany their song ‘A to B’. Yemi, still waiting for an apology,is not keen and forges ahead with his college project,setting ‘Swan Lake’ to a rock beat,so Jay asks the puerile Yungah babies to film it instead. When they prove incompetent he tries to make his own,threadbare version but is interrupted by muggers and has to abandon the notion,finally apologizing to Yemi. Fortunately Ashley’s partner Louise proves to be an excellent film-maker and comes up with a top notch promo for the song.

Title: Casualty (TV Series)
Episode: 27×28 “And the Walls Come Tumbling Down”
Director
: Joss Agnew
Writer: Emma Goodwin
Release Date: March 23, 2013 (UK)
Role: Fran Bedingfield
Synopsis: Robyn has to try and save her friend’s life when a day at the fairground goes badly wrong.