Kirsty Hickey

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Kirsty Hickey
Born (1996-01-17) 17 January 1996 (age 21)
London, England
Occupation Actor, Singer, Dancer

Kirsty Nicole Hickey born 17 January 1996[1] lives in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, voices the role of Annie in Playhouse Disney's Little Einsteins in the British dub.

Personal life[edit]

Kirsty was born in London. In 2006 she attended the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School, she now attends Westcliff High School for Boys Sixth Form.

T.V. career[edit]

In 2004 Kirsty appeared on the BBC soap opera EastEnders in the Christmas party.[1] She played numerous characters Zoe Slater, (Michelle Ryan), Pauline Fowler, (Wendy Richard) and Pat Butcher, (Pam St. Clement) all in famously well-known sketches, as well as singing and playing onset characters.[1] Hickey also appeared in Ministry Of Mayhem on ITV, Granada alongside Holly Willoughby and Stephen Mulhern. She played mini Polly with her trolley with Holly as the older Polly, where they both hosted the game of Cakey Sk8 with celebrities. The rules of the game were that, they propel cakes from skateboards, and the cake which reaches highest up on the wall wins. That week Kirsty met Girls Aloud. It was aired live in November 2005. She was interviewed on Richard & Judy about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part one in 2006. She appeared on The X Factor singing and dancing alongside Rhydian Roberts, Same Difference, and the previous year Leona Lewis. On 13 February 2011, Kirsty appeared on Got To Dance with the England tap team, Tap Attack. The team got down to the final 28 acts but did not go through to the finals.

Film career[edit]

In September 2009, Kirsty filmed The Long Lonely Walk directed by Leon Chambers acting alongside Jeremy Sheffield, Sylvia Syms and Tessa Peake-Jones.

Theatre career[edit]

In 2005, Kirsty appeared in Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre, as the youngest ballet girl, Alison Summers, she performed with Haydn Gwynne, Alex Delamere and Chris Lennon. She then went back two years later and portrayed an older character. In 2007, Kirsty then went into Fiddler On The Roof playing Bielke, at the Savoy Theatre, working closely with Henry Goodman.[2][3]

Voiceover career[edit]

Kirsty is the voice of Annie in Little Einsteins on Playhouse Disney. She also undertakes Language and Singing Tapes for OUP and Cambridge University.

Charity work[edit]

In late 2008, Kirsty put together a charity showcase for her church parish, helping to raise funds to build a new church hall for Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Church.[4] She also has taken part in many caberats, performing in front of people such as Bruce Forsyth and The Princess Royal, in aid of raising monies for Save the Children. On 18 September 2010, Kirsty performed in front of Pope Benedict XVI at Hyde Park, London to raise money for CAFOD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kirsty Hickey at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ New West End role for young Kitty Echo 25 May 2007
  3. ^ Kirsty's Fiddler Fundraiser Echo 31 May 2007
  4. ^ Join our children's variety show Echo 24 October 2007

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