Siobhan Hewlett

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Siobhan Hewlett
Born Siobhan Kathleen Mary McMurray Hewlett
London, England, United Kingdom
Years active 2002–present

Siobhan Hewlett (born 15 April 1984) is an Irish film, television, radio and theatre actress.

Early Life[edit]

Hewlett was born in London and grew up between the west coast of Ireland and Whitstable in Kent. Her Father was the comedy sitcom actor Donald Hewlett of It Ain't Half Hot Mum and You Rang, M'Lord? fame, her mother is the actress Therese McMurray. Hewlett attended Downe House School and The King's School, Canterbury on art scholarships. Whilst at The King's School, Canterbury she was spotted in a production by top theatrical agent Lorraine Hamilton and subsequently went on to study acting at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London graduating in 2003.

Hewlett's grandmother was the last Captain of The Bluebells, (high kicking dance troupe) who performed around Europe and South America in the 1920s and '30s, working with Mistinguett and Josephine Baker. Her grandparents were variety artists represented by Lew Grade, who met while performing for the judges and diplomats at the Nuremberg War Trials. Her great-grandmother was the contortionist Cochranes "Eve".

Theatre[edit]

Hewlett's theatre credits include Kitty in Etta Jenks and the Finborough Theatre with Chris O'Dowd, Daniela Nardini and Clarke Peters, directed by Che Walker, Ginny in Relatively Speaking with Peter Bowles, The Waltz of the Toreadors at Chichester Festival Theatre directed by Angus Jackson, The Philanthropist at Donmar Warehouse playing Araminta opposite Simon Russell Beale and Danny Webb, and Donny's Brain by Rona Munro at Hampstead Theatre opposite Ryan Early.

Credits[edit]

Film

Year Title Role Director Notes
2002 The Gathering Janie Brian Gilbert
2003 Monsieur N Betsy Balcombe Antoine de Caunes Nominated for six César Awards
2004 Piccadilly Jim Drunk Party Girl John McKay
2007 Irina Palm Sarah Sam Garbaski Winner of the Jury prize at Berlin Film Festival 2007
2009 Dread Quaid's Mother Anthony DiBlasi
2011 Is This a Joke? Amazing Blonde Tom Edmunds
2011 Act of Faith Faith Harrington Mitch Jenkins
2011 Bonded by Blood Julia Sacha Bennett
2012 Jimmy's End Faith Harrington Mitch Jenkins
2013 Little Favour Voice and special thanks Patrick Victor Munro
2014 Paddy Mum Laurence Spellman and Immanuel von Bennigsen
2015 Lotus
2015 Country of Hotels Brenda Julio Mario Martino

Television

Year Title Role Production Notes
2003 Fortysomething Lucy Proek ITV
2003 The Canterbury Tales (TV series) Karen BBC
2004 Midsomer Murders Amanda BBC
2005 The Virgin Queen Cecily BBC
2007 M.I. High Sonya Frost BBC
2007 Lilies Harriet BBC
2007 New Tricks Imogen Glover ITV
2008 Torchwood Harriet BBC
2009 Hotel Babylon Isabel ITV
2009 Trinity Claudette Rough Cut
2010 Sherlock Helen BBC
2011 Pete versus Life Mel Channel 4
2012 The Syndicate Hotel receptionist ITV
2012 Parade's End Michaelangelo woman HBO
2013 The Syndicate 2 Olivia Goldsmith BBC

Theatre

Year Title Theatre Role Notes
2004 Etta Jenks Finborough Theatre Kitty and Shelley With Chris O'Dowd, Clarke Peters and Daniela Nardini
2005 The Philanthropist Donmar Warehouse Araminta With Simon Russell Beale, Danny Webb and Anna Madeley
2006 The Taming of the Shrew Wilton's Music Hall Bianca With Oliver Chris and Rachael Stirling
2008 Waltz of the Toreadors Chichester Festival Theatre Sidonie With Peter Bowles, Maggie Steed and Al Weaver
2009 Relatively Speaking Theatre Royal Bath Ginny With Peter Bowles
2011 Drowning on Dry Land Jermyn Street Theatre Gail Gilchrist
2012 Donny's Brain Hampstead Theatre Trish Gail With Emily Joyce, Ryan Early, Nikesh Patel, Skye Lourie

Further Credits

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Mass Effect 3 - Citadel DLC Maya Brooks
2013 Ryse: Son of Rome Septima
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition Additional voices

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