Amy-Leigh Hickman

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Amy-Leigh Hickman
Born (1997-09-16) 16 September 1997 (age 19)
Bexhill-on-Sea, Rother, East Sussex, England[1]
Nationality British
Education The St Leonards Academy[2]
Occupation Actress
Years active 2010–present

Amy-Leigh Hickman (born 16 September 1997)[3][4][5] is an English actress best known for her role as Carmen Howle in CBBC's Tracy Beaker Returns and its sequel, The Dumping Ground. Hickman was trained at The Theatre Workshop in Bexhill.[6][7][8]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Hickman’s casting in Tracy Beaker Returns, a spin off from The Story of Tracy Beaker was announced in December 2009.[9][10][11][12][13][14] Hickman reprised her role of Carmen Howle in The Dumping Ground, a sequel to Tracy Beaker Returns.[15][16][17][18] In 2013, Hickman appeared in 6 episodes of HBO's Strike Back as Ester.[19][20][21] In 2015, Hickman appeared in BBC daytime soap opera, Doctors as Sara Boswell and in Casualty as Aisha Karim.[22][23][24][25] She played the role of Carmen Howle in another The Dumping Ground spin-off, The Dumping Ground: I'm..., a webisode series.[26] Hickman appeared as a recurring character in BBC's EastEnders as Linzi Bragg, a love interest for Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick) from February until April 2016 and from March 2017.[27][28][29][30][31][32] Hickman will play Nasreen in upcoming Channel 4 drama The ABC.[33]

Stage[edit]

In 2014, Hickman played Princess Jasmine in her management’s version of Aladdin, which took place in Swansea, Wales.[34][35] Hickman starred in another of her management's pantomime in late 2015, this time in Sleeping Beauty.[36] Hickman appeared in Sleeping Beauty at the Sunderland Empire Theatre.[37][38]

Filmography[edit]

Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2010–2012 Tracy Beaker Returns Carmen Howle Regular role
2011 Tracy Beaker Survival Files 11 episodes
2013 Strike Back Ester 6 episodes
2013–2016 The Dumping Ground Carmen Howle Regular role
2014 The Dumping Ground Survival Files 4 episodes
2015 Doctors Sara Boswell 1 episode
Casualty Aisha Karim
2016 The Dumping Ground: I'm... Carmen Howle Regular role
2016– EastEnders Linzi Bragg Recurring role
2017 Sam & Mark's Big Friday Wind-Up Herself 1 episode
Top Class Herself 1 episode
TBA The ABC Nasreen Regular role
Stage roles
Year Title Role
2014 Aladdin Princess Jasmine
2015 Sleeping Beauty Jill
2016 Princess Briar Rose
Video games
Year Title Role
2011 Tracy Beaker Returns: You Choose Carmen Howle
2013-2014 The Dumping Ground Game
2015 The Dumping Ground: You're the Boss

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bexhill's Amy stars in TV show for third year". Bexhill Observer. 23 February 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.thestleonardsacademy.org.uk/docs/newsletters/December%202013.pdf
  3. ^ "Amy-Leigh Hickman on Twitter". Twitter. 
  4. ^ "CBBC on Twitter". Twitter. 
  5. ^ Rees, Mark (27 February 2016). "Meet the Swansea panto star who's landed the role of a lifetime in EastEnders". South Wales Evening Post. Retrieved 14 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "Theatre Workshop Bexhill". Theatre Workshop. 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Amy-Leigh Hickman to star in Swansea pantomime". Theatre Workshop. 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Mark Jermin Management News - Adults". Mark Jermin Management. 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Tracy Beaker Returns". Screen Terrier. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "Tracy Beaker Returns – Meet the new characters". Screen Terrier. 28 December 2010. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "Tracy Beaker Returns - Sisters". BBC. 2010. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Tracy Beaker Returns - Chain Reaction". CBBC. 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  13. ^ "Tracy Beaker Returns - Goodbye Tracy Beaker". CBBC. 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  14. ^ "All About Carmen...". BBC. 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "Meet the new stars of The Dumping Ground". Screen Terrier. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  16. ^ "CBBC's The Dumping Ground in production in Newcastle". BBC Media Centre. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  17. ^ CBBC: The Dumping Ground Carmen - Character Profile. 31 March 2014 – via YouTube. 
  18. ^ Rajani, Deepika (8 February 2016). "This is why EastEnders' new character has sent Twitter into meltdown". OK!. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  19. ^ "Strike Back Character Shakeup – Where Does It Go From Here?". Screen Rant. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  20. ^ "Strike Back Videos and Photos for Aug 23 episode". News OK. 23 August 2013. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  21. ^ "'Strike Back' Character Shakeup - Where Does It Go from here?". Screen Rant. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2016. 
  22. ^ "Doctors - The Dark Net". BBC. 15 April 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  23. ^ "Doctors Series 17 - 13. - The Dark Net". Radio Times. 2015. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  24. ^ "Casualty - The Next Step". BBC. 25 July 2015. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  25. ^ "Casualty Series 29 - 38. The Next Step". Radio Times. 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2016. 
  26. ^ "The Dumping Ground I'm...Carmen". Radio Times. 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  27. ^ Dainty, Sophie (2 February 2016). "EastEnders spoilers: Love is in the air! Romance will blossom for Jay Brown next week". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  28. ^ Brown, David (2 February 2016). "EastEnders spoilers: sparks fly between Jay and newcomer Linzi - is this the start of a new romance?". Radio Times. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  29. ^ "EastEnders - 08/02/2016". BBC. 2 February 2016. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  30. ^ Duncan, Amy (2 February 2016). "EastEnders spoilers: Jay woos mysterious stranger Linzi - could she be linked to his 'biggest storyline yet'?". Metro. Retrieved 2 February 2016. 
  31. ^ Walker, Danny (2 February 2016). "EastEnders spoilers: Jay Brown FINALLY finds a date - will a mystery Walford newcomer be his true love". The Mirror. Retrieved 3 February 2016. 
  32. ^ Withers, Laura (2 February 2016). "EastEnders spoiler: Sparks fly between Jay Brown and Walford newcomer Linzi Bragg". Express. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 
  33. ^ "Casting announced on C4's new 8pm drama The ABC (w/t)". Channel 4. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 23 February 2017. 
  34. ^ Rees, Mark (9 December 2014). "The Dumping Ground's Amy-Leigh Hickman talks panto in Swansea". South Wales Evening Post. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  35. ^ "Panto preview: An Aladdin's cave of delights". South Wales Evening Post. 4 October 2014. Retrieved 22 January 2016. 
  36. ^ Rees, Mark (19 October 2015). "Amy-Leigh Hickman and the Sleeping Beauty stars are behind you!". South Wales Evening Post. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 
  37. ^ Kirby, Sue (28 June 2016). "REVEALED: Which soap stars are set to join the cast of Sleeping Beauty at The Sunderland Empire this year?". Sunderland Echo. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 
  38. ^ Lathan, Pete (30 June 2016). "More Sunderland Empire panto casting". British Theatre Guide. Retrieved 11 September 2016. 

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