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Belinda Blanchard

Belinda Blanchard

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
50 - 60
Height
5' 4" (1m 63cm)
Weight
8st. 5lb. (53kg)
Hair Colour
Blonde
Eye Colour
Blue
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2016 SkyDiving Granny
Commercial
Aldi - Every Day Amazing
Stylewar
Smuggler
Prague
2016 Wifey
Commercial
Colman's Mustard
Neil Harris
Smuggler
2008 - 2016 Different ones all the time
Rehearsed Reading
Plays and Players
Plays and Players
2014 The Compere
Commercial
Sainsbury's "Christmas Jumper"
Ben Turner
Fulwell 73
2014 Norwegian Houswife
Commercial
Telenor
David Stewart
Green Cave People
1993 - 2014 All sorts of roles and ages
Rehearsed Reading
Loads of different scripts
David Cottis
ScriptTank Professional Writer's Group
2013 Motorcyclist wife of Paul Whitehouse
Commercial
Aviva Insurance
Declan Lowney
AMV BBDO
Ruislip
2013 Ann
Theatre
Happy Place
Emily Smith
Cat Nip Films
Cockpit Theatre
2013 Mary
Film (Docu)
Skills for Care and Development
Keith Thomas
Sightline
Hythe
2010 Rosa (Two-hander)
Theatre
Tango In The Dark
Lexy Howe
Player-Playwrights
Kings Head, Islington
2010 Tea Lady
Film (Short)
Last Tango in Croydon
Amand Attard
Cows Go Moo
2009 Fan of Millais
TV
Desperate Romantics
BBC
2008 Mrs Silver (Two hander)
Film (Student)
Esio Trot
Francisco Monje-Santos
Ravensbourne Film School
Ravensbourne Film School Studio
2008 Mrs Page
Film (Short)
The Appointment
Freddie Smith
Zografiafilms
London
2007 Helen
Theatre
A Good Sub Story
Victor Sobchak
Act Provocateur
Lion & Unicorn
2006 Rose
Theatre
Cries of London
Alister Lownie
Tabard Theatre
London
2006 Lead - Wife
Film (Student)
Tile M For Murder
Jennie Milward-Oliver
Bournemouth Film School
Bournemouth Film School
2006 Cissy Chandler
Theatre
The Opposite of Show Business
Valerie Lucas
Naked Theatre
White Bear, London
2006 Spiritualist Medium
Film (Feature)
Taking Liberties
Chris Atkins
S2S
London
2005 Wanda the Dragon (Lead)
Voice Over
Magic Wanda
Renee Edwards
Magic Wanda Productions
London
1999 Anna - a neurotic
Theatre
The Good Dr Ainscough
Paul King
Battersea Arts Centre
London
1999 Lead - Farmer's Wife
Commercial
Dutch Cheese Commercial
Ben Landshoff
Ted Lenssen Films
Amsterdam
1995 Barbara - Friend of the Pierce's
TV
London's Burning
Keith Washington
London Weekend Television
London
1994 Mrs Terry
TV
The Upper Hand
Martin Shardlow
Central TV
London
1993 Dinah - lead female
Theatre
Brighton Beach Scumbags - World Premier by Stephen Berkoff
George Dillon
Brighton Theatre Events
Brighton
1993 Desiree a Lorry Driver
TV
Never The Twain
Anthony Parker
Thames TV
London
1992 Grandma - paraplegic
Theatre
The Floater
Octavia Wiseman
Latchmere
1992 Lead role - Jenny - Saleswoman
Corporate
Getting to Grips with Arthritis
Erik Talkin
Meducate - Medical Education Company
1991 Motorcycling Farmer's Wife
Corporate
Training Film for Doctors
Erik Talkin
Meducate Medical Education Company
London
1991 Kate - Lead Woman
Film (Student)
The Confession
Suri Krishnamma and Ian Watts
Self Financed
London
1991 Child Abuse Survivor
TV
Childwatch
Esther Rantzen
BBC
London
1990 DSS Clerk
Film (Feature)
O Mary This London
Suri Krishnamma
BBC Screen Two
London
1982 - 1987 Stand up comedian / poet
Theatre (Tour)
Many companies UK and Europe
Belinda Blanchard Stand up comic and poet.
1987 Bride up the Tree
Music Video
XTC / Dear God
Nick Brandt
Limelight
Slough or Reading
1987 Staff Nurse Jenny
TV
A View From A Window
Suri Krishnamma
Bournemouth Film School and BBC
1986 Girlfriend of Hospital Patient
TV
The Singing Detective
Jon Amiel
BBC
London
1986 Social Worker and Mother
Film (Docu)
The Child Act DramaDoc
Alison Tucker
BBC / Open University
London
1983 Beryl - chemical worker
Theatre
The Worlds - World premier
Edward Bond (and writer)
Royal Court
1983 Kath
Theatre (Tour)
Entertaining Mr Sloane
David Sulkin
Royal Court Schools Tour
1983 Reporter
TV
Howard's Way
Tristan de Vere Cole
BBC
Portsmouth

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2002
    MA TV Scriptwriting
  • 1983
    5 years being in everything doing courses and learning on the job
    Royal Court Youth Theatre

About me

I'm a versatile experienced character actor, with a background in comedy. I was a stand up for 8 years. I have done corporate work as well as sitcoms and drama. I am a very intuitive actor, and bring a wealth of real life experience to my work. My extensive CV and latest showreel are on this website, and www.belindablanchard.com.

Additional Information

I also work as a Simulated Patient in teaching hospitals, and have done a lot of corporate work. I was Paul Whitehouse's motorcyclist wife in the Aviva adverts and the skydiver in Aldi adverts as well as glamorous wife in Colman's "Take It Easy" ads.

Additional Skills

Motorcycle rider
Published and produced writer with an MA in TV Scriptwriting.

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Shoulder Length
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, London, RP, South London, Welsh, Standard
Accents (North American) Californian, General American, Southern American
Accents (International) Australian
Languages Spoken English
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Music Videos, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Music Videos, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV, Voice Over
Organisation Membership Equity
Driving Licences Standard, Motorcycle
Perform nude? No
DBS checked No