Merelina Kendall

Merelina Kendall


From a theatre Workshop in 1959 until the present, Merelina has worked extensively in Television, Theatre and Film. Work includes three Shakespeare BBC plays, two nuns, five doctors a French princess an irascible patient in 'Holby City', Jean Rhys on radio and a Nazi Guard in the film of 'The Reader'. Merelina has most recently been seen in 'Doctors' and 'Midsummer Murders' for the BBC.


  • Height: 5' 4 (163cm)
  • Weight: 11st (69.9kg)
  • Playing Age: 65 - 75
  • Eye Colour: Hazel
  • Hair Colour: Grey
  • Hair Length: Long
  • Unions: Equity
  • Appearance: White


The Reader, Maria (co-defendant), The Reader, (director: Stephen Daldry)

Billy Elliot, Ballet School Administrator, Billy Elliot, (director: Stephen Daldry)

Pin For The Butterfly, Piano Teacher, Skreba Films, (director: Hannah Kodicek)


Doctors, Eleanor Hitch, BBC (director: Niall Fraser)

Midsomer Murders, Dr Dorothea GrenvilleITV (director: Charlie Palmer)

Doctors, Audrey Mitchard, BBC Television (director: Sasha C. Damjanovski)

Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Miss Evans, BBC Television, (director: David Blair)

Holby City, Dolly Simpson, BBC Television, (director: Chris King)

Doctors, Joanna Schumann, BBC Television, (director: Farren Blackburn)

Doctors, Mrs Leyland, BBC Television, (director: Will Trotter)

Midsomer Murders, Miss Alice, Bentley Productions, (director: Peter Smith)

Bernard's Watch, Grandmother (director: David Cobbermere)

Dalziel And Pascoe, Religious Woman, BBC Television

Real Women, Anna's Mum, BBC Television, (director: Phil Davis)

Berkeley Square, Nanny Jessop , BBC Television, (director: Richard Signy)

Goodnight Mister Tom, Mrs Holland, Carlton Television, (director: Jack Gold)

Peak Practice, Dr. Beattie, Central Television

Seaforth, Jessica Thwaites, Initial Films, (director: Peter Smith)


Apollo and the Continents, Installation Project, APOLLO AND THE CONTINENTS, (director: Philip Haas)

Just Between Ourselves, Marjorie, The Mill At Sonning, (director: Robin Herford)

Hedda Gabler, Berte, Chichester Festival Theatre, (director: Lindy Davies)


The Rabbit House, mother, BBC Radio Bristol,  (director: Sara Davies)

Jean, Jean Rhys, (director: Sara Davies)

Home, Witch, BBC Radio Bristol, (director: Marc Jobst)

Merelina Kendall
Merelina Kendall