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Jane Allighan

Jane Allighan

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
45 - 55
Height
5' 10" (1m 78cm)
Weight
11st. 0lb. (70kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2016 PATIENT
RolePlay
INTERPROFESSIONAL UNDERGRADUATE WORKSHOPS
MEDICAL ROLEPLAYERS UK
MANCHESTER ROYAL INFIRMARY
2015 Jackie
Film (Student)
MOTHER'S HERE
Daniel Doggett
Doggett Productions
Salford University @ MediaCityUK
2015 Lydia Robinson
Theatre
THE DISSOLUTION OF PERCY
Helen Parry
Dangerous To Know Theatre Company
Studio Salford & Haworth Social Club
2015 PATIENT
RolePlay
GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL PLABS TESTS
Medical Role Players UK
2015 Various Characters
Rehearsed Reading
24:7 THEATRE @ ROCHDALE LITERATURE FESTIVAL
Ian Townsend & Hylton Collins
24:7 Theatre Arts Network
The Baum
2015 Various Characters
Rehearsed Reading
SCRIPTWORKS @ THE CONTACT THEATRE
Conor McKee
Scriptworks
2015 Warrior Poet - Deep Ecology Poetry
Voice Over
Armed With Visons
Armed With Visions: Earth First! Journal
www.armedwithvisions.com
2015 Finance Director in Aeronautics
RolePlay
BAE Systems
Role-Play Associates
FLDP Assessment Centre: Lancaster
2014 Various Characters
Rehearsed Reading
SCRIPTWORKS @ THE OLDHAM LIBRARY
Conor McKee
Scriptworks
2014 Denise
Theatre
MATCH OF THE DAY
Ian Townsend
Irlam Festival Fringe
2014 Shirley Bassey Impersonater, Drunk Mum et al
Rehearsed Reading
Writer's Challenge @ 24:7 Festival
Ian Townsend
24:7 Theatre Arts Network
The Basement @ 24:7
2014 Jen, Alien Mum et al
Rehearsed Reading
Scratch Night: 24:7 Festival
Ian Townsend
24:7 Theatre Arts Network
The Odder
2014 Rose; Louise; Vera Dymond; Lisa; Miss Primer; Lorraine; Her.
Rehearsed Reading
Sneak A Peek
Trevor MacFarlane
24:7 Theatre Arts Network
Oldham Coliseum Studio
2014 Various Managers
RolePlay
BAE Systems
Role-Play Associates
FLDP Assesment Centre: Prestion
2013 Senior Account Manager in Aeronautics
RolePlay
BAE Systems
Role-Play Associates
FLDP Assesment Centre: Lancaster
2013 Gertrude
Theatre
ONE PLAY ONE DAY: HIGHER EDUCATION
Mike Heath
OPOD Productions at The Chines Arts Centre
The Chinese Arts Centre
2013 Karen
Theatre
24:7 Festival - No Soft Option
Jeff Butler & Emma Hatcher
Poppabear Productions
24:7 Festival: 3M Theatre
2013 Irene
Theatre
Mugabeland!
Justin MacGregor
Come As You Arts North West
Bolton Octagon Studio/ The Lowry Studio
2013 Julie & Kath
Theatre
ONE DAY, ONE PLAY: SEARCHING FOR EMILY
Alex Shepley
OPOD Productions
Studio Salford
2013 Daisy Duck
Theatre
Easter Parade
Garry Lyon
Fab Events
Site Specific Street Theatre
2013 Judy, Baby & Croc
Theatre
The Punch & Judy Puppet Show
Garry Cullen
Fab Events
Site Specific Street Theatre
2012 Rita
Rehearsed Reading
SPARKS
Brian Marchbank
Poppabear Productions @ Studio Salford
Studio Salford
2012 Carol
Theatre
A STEAMY AFFAIR
Alyx Tole
Poppabear Productions
Studio Salford
2012 Sonneteer
Theatre
SHAKESPEARE STIRRED OPEN AIR
Caroline Melliar-Smith
The National Trust: Down in the Garden at Quarry Bank
National Trust, Quarry Bank, Style
2012 Clockwork Droid
Theatre
Dr Who @ The Lowry
Kevin Taylor
Hyde Fundraisers
Street Theatre Promotions
2012 Magenta
Theatre
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Garry Cullen
Fab Events
Site Specific Street Theatre
2012 Aladdin
Theatre
Twanky's Winter Washroom
Kevin Taylor
Fab Events
Santa's Christmas Grotto Land at The Ladysmiths
2012 Valeria Watt
Theatre
Carry On Screaming
Kevin Taylor
Fab Events
Site Specific Street Theatre
2012 The Queen
Theatre
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Garry Lyon
Fab Events at The Millbrook Centre
Site Specific Street Theatre
2012 1950's Be Bop A Doo Girl
Theatre
The Eve Appeal
Ciara Hilton
Fab Events
Street Theatre Promotions
2012 Bessie Yon Maiden
Theatre
Spring Mummers Play
Garry Cullen
Fab Events
Site Specific Street Theatre
2012 Beauty
Theatre
Beauty & The Beast PromoShow
Garry Lyon
Fab Events
Street Theatre Promotions
2012 Judy & Baby
Theatre
The Punch & Judy Puppet Show
Garry Lyon
Fab Events
Open Air StreetTheatre
2011 Magenta
Theatre
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Garry Cullen
Fab Events
Site Specific Street Theatre
2011 Elsie, The Guiding Elf
Theatre
Santa's Christmas Grotto
Kevin Taylor
Fab Events
Santa's Christmas Grotto Land at The Ladysmiths
2010 Hilary Griffiths
Rehearsed Reading
Answering To The Governor
Hylton Collins
(Never Been Seen pitch)
The Lowry Studio
2008 Various
Workshops
Devising Weekly Workshop
Julian Hill
Manchester Playwright's Forum
2008 Josephine Butler & Ursula (Script in Hand)
Theatre
Kicking & Screaming - Oldham Coliseum Studio
Joyce Branagh
North West Playwrights
Oldham Coliseum Studio
2008 The Last Northerner's Wife
Theatre
The Last Northerner - 2 hander
Jonathan Byrne
The Collective
The Taurus Bar
2008 Gillian, Office Manager
Corporate
DVD: Lincolnshire County Council
Theatre And Ltd
2008 Community Matron
Corporate
DVD: NHS Infection Control
Andy Marshall
Impact Universal Ltd
2008 Rochelle & Ursula
Theatre
9 Months Hard Labour Dramaturg Showing
David Salter & Tina Earl
North West Playwrights
2008 Maria, Concerned Mother
Corporate
DVD: Play It Safe
Dave Ward
NSPCC
2008 Joyce, Senior Care Manager
Corporate
Health & Social Care Conference Forum Play
Russell Watters
Theatre And
2007 Various Patients
RolePlay
Consultant Training
MRCP Fast Paces
The Withington Hospital
2007 Housing Line Manager
RolePlay
Roleplay
Roleplay UK
2007 Helen, Kidnapper
Film (Short)
Passage
Will Cotton
Manchester Metropolitan University
2007 Kate, Bank Cashier
Corporate
DVD: National Australia Bank Raid Training
Charles Kelly
CSKIS
2007 Alice, Regional Manager
Corporate
Yr 10 Health & Social Care Dilemmas Play
Theatre and Ltd
2007 Jean
Radio
Skirmishes
Tracy Ann Bousfield
Southside Radio
2007 Regional Sales Manager
Corporate
Role Play
Roleplay UK
North East
2006 Bessie Bighead, Rosie Probert, Mrs Dai Bread 2, Mrs Beynon, Mrs Ogmore Pritchard
Theatre (Tour)
Under Milk Wood
Brendan Murray
Oxfordshire Touring Theatre Company
Pride Of Place; Oxfordshire; Lincoln & Nottingham
2006 Housing Association Tennant & Officer
Corporate
Forum Play
Robert C Eloff
Impact Drama For Learning
Trident Housing
2006 Various Patients
RolePlay
Consultant Training
MRCP Fast Paces
The Withington Hospital
2005 Head Teacher
RolePlay
SOUTH HOLLAND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FORUM: (Forum Play)
Peter McGarry
Eyewitness Theatre Company
2005 Carrie, Date Rape Protagonist
Corporate
DVD: The Roofie Foundation
Spencer Williamson
AVP Leeds Ltd
2005 Narrator, Mrs Cratchit, The Ghost Of Christmas Past (puppet)
Theatre
A Christmas Carol (Script in Hand)
Jane Allighan
Manchester Tsunami Appeal
2005 Sara
Theatre
Transfigured Night (Script in Hand)
Adam Curtis
Script Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Playhouse
2005 Janice, Social Worker
Corporate
Our Daily Bread (Forum Play)
Peter McGarry
Eyewitness Theatre Company
2004 Bored Housewife
Film (Short)
Habitat
Rossa Shanks
London Film Academy
2004 Ann
Theatre
Waking Up Suddenly
Tess Berry-Hart & Cristina Teixeira
Blue Elephant
Blue Elephant
2003 Avatar
Voice Over
Online Plumbing Tuition
Lynne Moses
The Learning Business
2003 Senior HR Manager
RolePlay
Age Concern Hampshire AGM
John Dunne
Outreach Arts
2003 Landlady, Maudie, Mrs Iger, Old Woman, Leslie, Alice & The Other Woman
Theatre
Two
Ed Simpson
Mountview Director's Course
2002 Arlette Melaart
Theatre
Slow Train To Izmir (Script in Hand)
Maggie Zolinsky
Southwark Playhouse
2002 Dioniza, Diana & Ensemble
Theatre (Tour)
Pericles: Open Air Production
Jonathan Petherbridge
London Bubble
2001 Ensemble
Theatre
Workshopping/Devising Yerma & Smudge
Jessica Higgs & Alex Bulmer
In Tandem
2000 Lady Macduff/1st Witch
Theatre (Tour)
Macbeth
Woodward & Homer
Vital Stages Theatre Company
Hackney Empire & South East Tour
2000 Jocasta, CEO
Corporate
The Pyramid Forum Play
John Barton
The Garnett Foundation
The Embankment Playhouse
2000 Council Administrator
RolePlay
Embracing Diversity: Forum Play
Michael Woodward
The Garnett Foundation
1999 Pantomime Dame
TIE
Jack & The Beanstalk
Damion Nickerson
Chaplins Productions
Nationwide Tour
1999 Single Mother
Film (Student)
The Birthday Present
Paul Synott
University of Kent
1999 Farrah
Theatre
Popcorn
Tim Reynolds
The Academy Players
The Man In The Moon
1999 Amanda
Theatre
Private Lives
Angie Kind
The Actor's Group
Jermyn Street Theatre
1999 Court Witness
RolePlay
Barrister Training
The College Of Law
The College Of Law, London
1998 Various Staff & Patients
RolePlay
Royal London Hospital
Tim Reynolds
The Academy Players
1998 Pantomime Dame
TIE
Frosty The Snowman
Hurricane Productions
Nationwide Tour
1998 Adulteress
Film (Short)
Perception
James Bird
Bournemouth Film School
1998 Mother
Film (Short)
Fairy Money
Simon Connell
Bournemouth University
1998 Managing Director
Film (Short)
A Kind Of Freedom
Caroline Spencer
A.F.E.C.T.
1998 Both Dromios
Theatre
The Comedy Of Errors (Outdoor Production)
Kim Gillespie
Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
1998 Gentlewoman/1st Witch/1st Murderer
Theatre
Macbeth
David Crilly
Cambridge Shakespeare Festival
1997 Girlfriend
Film (Short)
Blood Roses
Stephane Lambert
A.F.E.C.T.
1997 Malcolm/Lennox & Virginia
Theatre (Tour)
Macbeth & The Canterville Ghost European Tour
Guy Warburton
Aztec Theatre Company
1997 Mrs Cratchitt & The Ghost Of Christmas Past (puppet)
Theatre (Tour)
A Christmas Carol
Kevin Daniels
Aztec Theatre Company SE Tour
1997 Anchor & Ensemble
Theatre
Cambridge Comedy Newsroom Sketch Show
Mike Levy
Bespoke Productions
1997 Gemma
Theatre
Cigarettes & Chocolate
Christopher G. Sandford
Rascal Productions
The Man In The Moon
1997 Police Sergeant
RolePlay
Barbican Law Exhibition
Stepney Green Law Centre
1996 Photographer
Film (Short)
Passenger
Lorraine Martin
A.F.E.C.T.
1996 Tracy
Theatre
Coming Home: One Woman Show
Sophie Reid
Common Ground Theatre Company
The Etcetera Theatre
1996 Artist
Film (Short)
The Embrace
Andy Lea
A.F.E.C.T.
1996 Italian Girlfriend
Film (Short)
Head In A Box
Stephane Lambert
A.F.E.C.T.
1996 Ethel Merman/Madge The Psychic Host
Theatre
Radio City Comedy Revue
Lucy Cuthbertson
Radio City Productions
Jermyn Street Theatre & Edinburgh Festival Fringe
1996 Narrator & Animal Characters
Voice Over
Children's Bedtime Stories
Nick Gylaw
The Blind Association Of Kent
1996 Lecturer
Film (Short)
Raindrops
Caroline Luguet
University of Westminster
1996 Sketch Show Ensemble
Theatre
The BSE Show II
Paul Trotman
Mad Cow Productions
The New End Theatre & Edinburgh Festival Fringe
1996 Cilla
Theatre
Strippers
Carol Todd
Oldham Coliseum
1995 Checkout Girl
Commercial
Nynex Yellow Pages USA
Kevin Godley
Re: Media
1995 Operator
Voice Over
Automated Messaging Systems
James Farley
Phonexus
1995 Cissy Moir
Theatre
Miss Else
The Cafe Theatre
1995 Sketch Show Ensemble
Theatre
The BSE Show I
Paul Trotman
Mad Cow Productions
B.A.C. & Edinburgh Festival Fringe
1995 Dorothy Stritton
Theatre
They Came To A City
Russel Boulter
The Hen & Chickens Theatre
1994 Helena
Theatre
That Was Then
Daniel Devitt
Rotunda Cafe
1993 Una
Theatre
Una Pooka
Paul Morgan
The Company
Greenwich Studio
1992 Jo
Theatre
A Taste of Honey
Kirsty Davies
The Company
White Bear
1992 Maud
Theatre
The Great Exhibition
Paul Morgan
The Company
The Courtyard Theatre
1988 Nell
Theatre
Endgame
Jill Colby
1986 Cassandra
Theatre
Agamemnon
John Wilson
The Questors Theatre
1986 Primrose
Theatre
Albert Make Us Laugh (premier)
Jimmy Chinn
The Questors Theatre
1984 Mother
Theatre
Nitrogen
Jeremy Siddle

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2013
    Gey Pin Ang Masterclass
    Sourcing Within
  • 2009
    British Sign Language/ English Interpreting Post Graduate Diploma
  • 2008
    Devising & Improvisation - Julian Hill
    Manchester Playwright's Forum
  • 2008
    Film Acting
    Ian Vernon at Biffa Productions
  • 2008
    Cartoon Voices - Tom Clarke-Hill
    The Actors Centre North
  • 2007
    TV Commercials
    Michelle Smith
  • 2006
    The Alchemy of Screen Acting - Andrew Higgs
    Macheath Productions
  • 2006
    The Art of Screen Performance - Michael Ferguson
    The Actors Centre North
  • 2001
    The Meisner Technique Weekly Class
    Mike Bernardin & Scott Williams
  • 2000
    Certificate in Humanities
  • 1989
    3 Year Acting Course
  • 1986
    2 Year Acting Course

About me

I'm highly experienced in theatre, comedy, voice over & roleplay, rapidly able to positively contribute to any production & last minute casting need with creativity and amiability.

“An intelligent, dedicated actor, excellent at her craft”.
BIFFA PRODUCTIONS

"Her professionalism, friendly demeanour & interaction is obvious from the positive feedback we constantly receive from both members of the public & our clients. We also have great admiration for her acting skills in being able to adapt to any of the roles she portrays & we will certainly be maintaining our association with Jane for many years to come."
FAB EVENTS

Additional Information

Voices Pro: http://www.voicespro.com/uk/voice-artist/profile/jane-allighan-1

Spotlight: http://www.spotlight.com/interactive/cv/9977-7868-3457

Located in Greater Manchester with additional bases in London, Stirling & Cornwall.

Additional Skills

British sign language interpreter

Directing
The Spitalfield's Shakespeare Festival, A Midsummer Night's Dream - All male version, Act 3

The Academy Drama School - Sight Reading & Movement Classes

The Man In The Moon - Lulu Liebling, Assistant Director to Tim Reynolds

The Manchester Tsunami Appeal - A Christmas Carol

Forum Theatre
Local government tours, CPD programmes & Office Dynamics

Lighting Operator
Pakistan International Theatre & Dance Festival - A Portrait of Vincent

Puppeteering
Punch & Judy, hand puppets - Judy, Baby & Barking Crocodile
A Christmas Carol, lifesize rod puppet - The Ghost of Christmas Past

Stage Designer & Lighting Designer

Pakistan Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop & The Wills Cricket World Cup Cultural Events - Concerts, Ballets & Fashion Shows in Lahore, Faisalabad, Karachi,
Islamabad & Hyderabad

Writing & Editing
Manchester International Festival & Urbis Off Cut Festival ,
The Manchester Monologues

Jermyn Street Theatre - Private Lives, abridged

The Manchester Tsunami Appeal - A Christmas Carol, abridged

National Poetry Anthology Winner - 1614 Again & A Case In Point For Something Or Other

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Shoulder Length
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Birmingham, Black Country, Cockney, Cornish, Devon, Essex, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Norfolk, Northern England, Northern Working Class, RP, Scottish, Standard, Somerset, South London, Southern England, Welsh, Standard, Yorkshire
Accents (North American) General American, Southern American
Accents (International) African (South), French, Italian, Russian, Ukranian
Languages Spoken British Sign (BSL), English
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Music Videos, Online, Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, Voice Over
General Singing Skills Chorus
Specific Singing Skills Alto
General Dance Skills Ballet, Ballroom, Contemporary, Folk, Jazz, Swing/Jive, Tap
Organisation Membership Equity
Stage Combat Skills No
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? Only Professionally
DBS checked Yes (within last 12 months)