Holly Earl

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Holly Earl
Born (1992-08-31) 31 August 1992 (age 22)
London, England
Occupation Actress

Holly Earl (born 31 August 1992) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Lily Arwell in the Doctor Who episode "The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe" and Nita Clements in the BBC medical drama Casualty.


Earl made her television debut at the age of four, playing Robson Green's daughter in Touching Evil. She then appeared in the BBC Christmas special The Greatest Store in the World (1999). This was followed by her first film role as May Bailey in Possession (2002). She appeared in the popular shows Doctor Who, Skins, and Cuckoo. In 2012, she made her stage debut as Bertha in The Father at the Belgrade Theatre. She later received an Ian Charleson Award nomination for her role.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Earl's older sister Elizabeth is also an actress, who had a role in the film Mansfield Park (1999).[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1997–1998 Touching Evil Louise Creegan
1999 Red Dwarf Young Kochanski
1999 Ruth Rendell Mysteries Lindsey
1999 The Greatest Store in the World Angeline
2000 My Hero
2002 Possession May Bailey
2004 Secret Passage Young Clara
2006 Wild at Heart Georgia Chapman
2010 Into the Night Grace
2010–2011 Casualty Nita
2011 Doctor Who Lily Arwell Episode: "The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe"[3]
2012 Skins Poppy Champion
2012-present Cuckoo Zoe
2013 Father Brown Ruth Bennett
2013 Dracula: The Dark Prince Esme
2014 Benidorm Elena
2014 The Musketeers Céline


  1. ^ Holly Earl nominated for Ian Charleson Award for The Father - 17/05/2013
  2. ^ Elizabeth Earl at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Doctor Who (16 December 2011). "Doctor Who Christmas special, BBC One, preview". London: Telegraph. Retrieved 2011-12-27. 

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