Holly Bodimeade

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Holly Bodimeade
Born (1995-07-26) 26 July 1995 (age 21)
Chichester, West Sussex, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Holly Bodimeade (born 26 July 1995) is an English actress.

Early life[edit]

Born in Chichester, West Sussex, Bodimeade was a pupil at Stonar School in Wiltshire from 2001 to 2011.[1]


Bodimeade starred in her first lead role as Maddy[2] in the BAFTA-nominated BBC TV drama[3] Summerhill, about the radical school of the same name.

She went on to appear as Megan in two seasons of the CBBC TV series "Paradise Cafe" filmed in New Zealand and the Cook Islands.[4] She has also played lead roles in two BBC Radio 4 drama productions, and is a member of the National Youth Theatre.



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Summerhill Maddy Shown on CBBC and BBC Four
2009–2012 Paradise Café Megan 26 episodes CBBC
2014 Doctors Bethany Craig Series 29 Episode 30
2015 Casualty Laura Melling Series 16 Episode 15
2015 The Coroner Leah Walker Episode 1.7 "The Salcombe Selkie"
2017 Father Brown Ada Rawlins Episode 5.9 "The Lepidopterist's Companion"


Year Title Role Notes
2007 Hedgewitch Bully Short
2010 Sherry Red Shoes Sherry Levitt Short
2013 Fruits of Labour Girl Short
2014 Con Buenas Intenciones Katy Short


Year Title Role Notes
2006 BBC Radio 4's Sand Elizabeth Gooding Afternoon play
2009 The Elegance of the Hedgehog Paloma Woman's Hour series
2011 The Queen's Nose Melody Parker BBC Radio 4 Extra
2012 Witch Week Karen Grigg BBC Radio 4 Extra


  1. ^ "Independent Schools Magazine" (PDF). 1 February 2009. 
  2. ^ "Holly lands star role". Wiltshire Times. 17 January 2008. Retrieved 10 April 2009. 
  3. ^ Times Review
  4. ^ "Holly's Island Adventure". Wiltshire Times. 7 January 2009. Retrieved 10 April 2009. 

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