Victoria Bush

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Victoria Bush
Born (1978-01-15) 15 January 1978 (age 39)
King's Lynn, England
Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Victoria Bush (born 15 January 1978) is a British actress and comedian, mostly known for her role as school secretary "Sonya Donnegan " in BBC 1's drama series Waterloo Road. She is also known for her role as Tina Purvis, later known as Tina O'Kane, on the British television drama Bad Girls.


Bush trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, one of Britain's leading drama schools.[1]

On leaving drama school, she secured her first major television role on the highly acclaimed ITV prison drama Bad Girls in 2001 as Tina Purvis (later Tina O'Kane) during the shows' third series. Bush continued in the role for a further five series until the shows axe in 2006.

Bush is currently one half of female comedy duo of Checkly & Bush with Laura Checkley. Recent tours include "Keep Calm and Carry On", which featured at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011, which included cameos from Abbey Merritt and Vev Gaunt.

In 2012, Bush joined the cast of BBC school drama Waterloo Road as new school secretary, Sonya Donnegan, Lorraine's sister.

In 2016 she played the character 'Flo' in Casualty for one episode.


  1. ^ Pratt, Steve (12 May 2005). "Bad news". Northern Echo. Newsquest Media Group. Retrieved 24 July 2006. 

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