September 1, 2018

Over the past few weeks I have been learning my lines for my leading role in the new play by Charlotte E Carter "The Girl Who Learned to Kneel", about the real-life holocaust diarist, Hester Hillesum - known as Etty. I've reached the penultimate scene, in which Etty ma...

February 23, 2018

Finally, the result of months of of hard work from myself, Tim Lane, Chris Bond, Jon Bennett Al Pulford and of course Phyllis Edna Dorothy Sellars.

This video was made as part of a fundraiser for Parkinson's UK.
If you enjoyed it, please conside...

January 27, 2018

Towards the end of last summer a friend sent me a link to a press release from the BBC. They were creating an opportunity for 30 actors with disabilities to win places on a 3 day TV acting workshop in London, to  take place at the beginning of October 2017. The aim, to...

December 31, 2017

I created the character Phyllis four years ago and I've had great fun making short films and theatre about her as well as attending functions.

One of the things that makes Phyllis fun as a character is that she is this elderly white lady who defies age and gender stereo...

November 11, 2017

In April this year, I was invited to visit the home of Spotlight just off Leicester Square in London to record a tape for ProFile.
ProFile is a video database of D/deaf and disabled actors for use by casting directors and other professionals across the UK film, theatre...

October 25, 2017

Phyllis has entered a collaboration with local jazz-funk musician, Count Timothie Pightle, to transform her motivational poem into a single!   Here, she hears the backing track for the first time.  Will it come up to scratch?

September 29, 2017

My episode of Doctors aired on Friday 15 September, 2017, and I'm happy to say that I am very proud of the way it turned out. The filming experience itself was a great joy and privilege; we filmed over two mornings in April, a week apart, on location in Birmingham, the...

August 5, 2017

I've got a single out!

I made this in collaboration with The Ilk (aka Alex Briggs) and we are releasing it today in advance of his forthcoming album 'The Battle of Winwaed', to be released 15th November 2017.

Listen free at Bandcamp, and if anyone can spare a mere £2 to...

April 1, 2017

It all happened so fast.

My agency, VisABLE People, let me know on Tuesday 28 March that there was a casting opportunity just right for me on the show, "Doctors". I took a deep breath and decided "why not try?" On that very same day my CV was put forward and the castin...

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