Michele Austin

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Michele Austin is a British actress best known for her role as PC Yvonne Hemmingway on ITV's The Bill, for which she won the Screen Nation award for best television actress in 2005.[1]

She studied acting at Rose Bruford College in Sidcup.[2] A well as her role as PC Hemmingway in the ITV series The Bill, she played the character Marsha Harris twice in 2001. Austin had roles in Mike Leigh's films Secrets & Lies (1996) and Another Year (2010). She also has a small role in ITV's 2008 teen drama Britannia High as Mrs Doris Troy, the landlady of the main characters, in the comedy Never Better and as a nurse in BBC's Outnumbered that aired on 30 August 2009.

In December 2010, she appeared in the British BBC soap opera EastEnders as Gloria MacDonald.[3] On 12 February 2013 she played the part of Estelle in an episode of Death in Paradise on BBC1.


  1. ^ "Hotel Rwanda star scoops honour". BBC News. 10 November 2005. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Porter, Cedric (19 November 2004). "Michele fits The Bill ...". Uxbridge Gazette (United Kingdom). Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  3. ^ Director: Tim Mercier; Executive Producer: Bryan Kirkwood; Writer: Rebecca Wojciechowski (20 December 2010). "Episode dated 20/12/2010". EastEnders. BBC. BBC One. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00x2pft.

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