Helen Anderson

Helen Anderson

Overview

Helen Anderson began her career with the new writing company Loose Exchange. She has continued to be associated with new theatre writing, most notably at the Royal Court and at the Bush Theatre (where she last appeared in 'Sixty-Six Books'), and with major revivals of modern classics such as 'Top Girls' and 'Equus.' On television she is best known for her five years as Fiona Pearce in 'London’s Burning. Helen recenty finished a UK Tour of  'Strangers On A Train' and shooting the role of Maya in 'The Workplace on Trial' for the BBC. She will soon be seen in Mike Barletts new TV series 'The Man' as the role of Marie.

Characteristics

  • Height: 5' 6 (168cm)
  • Playing Age: 50 - 55
  • Eye Colour: Blue-Grey
  • Hair Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Length: Short
  • Appearance: White

Film

Cass, Detective, Cass Films (director; Jon Baird)

The Widowmaker, Tracey, Central Films (director: John Madden)

 

Television

The Man, Marie, ITV, (director Julia Ford)

The Workplace on Trial, Maya, BBC (director: Pier Wilkie)

Apple Tree Yard, Chair of the Commitee, Kudos/BBC1 (director Jessica Hobbs)

Undercover, Helen Richardson, BBC (director: Joe O'Hanlon)

Peaky Blinders, Tiger Aspect (director: Tom Mielants)

River,Tom's Lawyer, Kudos/BBC (director: Jessica Hobbs)

Doctors, Teresa, BBC Television (director: Gary Williams)

The Last Weekend, Mrs Baynes, Carnival (director: Jon East)

Extras, Daniel Radcliffe's mother , BBC Television (director: Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant)

Doctors, Jenny Davie, BBC Television (director: Steve Hughes)

Spooks, Woman, BBC Television (director: Omar Madha)

The Bill, Mrs Dalton, Talkback TV (director: Brett Fallis)

Doctors, Margaret Logan, BBC Television (director: Ray Kilby)

Holby City, Carol Jameson, BBC Television

Serious & Organised, Dr Parker, Company Productions (director: Lance Kneeshaw)

London's Burning, Fiona - 5 Series, London Weekend Productions (director: Various Directors)

Trial & Retribution, Carol Lennox , La Plante Productions(director: Ashling Walsh)

Ultraviolet, Laird, World Productions(director: Joe Ahearne)

Eastenders, DS Parker, BBC Television (director: Jonathan Dent)

Element Of Doubt, Teacher , Havahall Pictures(director: Christopher Morahan)

Peak Practice, Deborah Miles, Central Television (director: Simon Massey)

The Bill, Jocelyn Anderson, Thames Television (director: Adrian JJ Fearnley)

Firm Friends, Michelle (director: Sarah Harding)

Josie Smith, Miss Valentine, Granada TV (director: Barbara Roddam)

Capsticks Law, Jess Birkett, Messenger TV (director: Richard Martin)

Theatre

Strangers On A Train, Elsie Bruno, UK Tour, (director: Anthony Banks)

Gaslight, Elizabeth, ATG/UK Tour, Anthony Banks

The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas, Grandmother, Chichester Festival/Uk Tour, Angus Jackson

Sixty-Six Books, Elaine, Bush Theatre (director: Roisin McBrinn)

Equus, Dora, No 1 Tour (director: Thea Sharrock/Rachel Russell)

Chasing the Moment, Joanne, Arcola Theatre (director: Mehmet Ergen)

Top Girls, Lady Nijo/Joyce, Oxford Stage Co (director: Thea Sharrock)

The Sleepers Den, Mary Lynch, Southwark Playhouse (director: Thea Sharrock)

Pow, Grace, Paines Plough Theatre (director: Penny Ciniewicz)

Hard Times & Grimm Tales, Ensemble, Stephen Joseph Theatre(director: Kate Valentine)

The Sisters, Masha, Young Vic Studio (director: Katarzyna Deszcz)

The Madness Of Esme And Shaz, Natalie & Lucy, Royal Court Theatre (director: Jessica Dromgoole)

Waiting at the Water's Edge, Su, Bush Theatre (director: Polly Teale)

She Stoops To Conquer, Kate, Mercury Theatre (director: Pat Trueman)

The Broken Heart, Grausis, Lyric Hammersmith (director: Johnathan Church)

On Air, Lesley/Joyce, BAC and National Theatre (director: Polly Teale)

Hecuba, Chorus, Gate Theatre (director: Laurence Boswell)

Vows, Poppy, BAC and National Tour (director: Polly Teale)

The Touch, Dawn, Bush Theatre (director: Brian Stirner)

Improbabilities, Ensemble, Soho Poly(director: Nigel Halon/Sarah Kane/Vincent O'Connell)

The Man With The Hoe, Nell, Old Red Lion (director: Nigel Halon)

Under Milk Wood, Young Vic Theatre (director: Peter Craze)