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Hannah Yelland

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Photo: Ben Carpenter

Agent:

Simon Beresford

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Film

Method Dir: Duncan Roy
Junction Films
A.K.A. Dir: Duncan Roy
Third Rock Films

Theatre

Intelligence Dir: Daniella Topol
Arena Stage Washington
Brief Encounter Dir: Emma Rice
USA Tour 2014
A Winter's Tale Dir: Rebecca Taichmann
Shakespeare Theatre, Washington DC
My Cousin Rachel Dir: Toby Frow
Gate Theatre, Dublin
Brief Encounter
2011 TONY Award Nomination for best leading actress in a play
Dir: Emma Rice
UK Tour, USA Tour
Bedroom Farce Dir: Robin Herford
Kenneth H Wax Ltd
French Without Tears Dir: Paul Miller
English Touring Theatre Co.
Nicholas Nickleby Dir: Jonathan Church
Chichester, Tour, West End, & Toronto, Canada
The Linden Tree Dir: Christopher Morohan
Orange Tree, Richmond
A Dolls House Dir: Laslo Morton
Abbey Theatre, Dublin
Mrs Warren's Profession Dir: Peter Hall
No 1 Tour
Daisy Pulls It Off Dir: David Gilmore
Lyric Theatre
Murder In Paradise Dir: Andy Jordan
Haymarket Theatre Company
Basingstoke
Savonarola Dir: Tamsin Stabley
The New End Theatre/Tour
Beatrice Et Benedict Dir: Elijah Moshinsky
The Barbican Hall
Peribanez Dir: Dominic Dromgoole
Cambridge Arts Theatre
Ring Of Roses Dir: Emma Benson
Out of the Blue Productions
Something Blue Dir: Dylan Ritson
ADC Theatre Cambridge
Traps Dir: Diana Hillier
ADC Theatre Cambridge

TV

Doctors Dir: Matthew Wortman
BBC Television
Dalziel And Pascoe Dir: Patrick Lau
BBC Television
Bodies Dir: Iain MacDonald
BBC Television
Ahead Of The Class Dir: Adrian Shergold
World Productions
Holby City Dir: Michael Offa
BBC Television
Ultimate Force 3 Dir: Mark Roper
Bentley Productions
Doctors Dir: Sven Arnstein
BBC Television
20 Things To Do Before You're 30 Dir: John Duffy
Channel 4
Danielle Cable Dir: Adrian Shergold
BBC Television
Heartbeat Dir: Jonas Grimas
Yorkshire Television
The Project Dir: Peter Kominsky
BBC Television
Swallow Dir: Adrian Shergold
Box TV
Dinotopia Dir: Marco Brambillo
Hallmark Entertainment
Micawber Dir: Adrian Shergold
Yorkshire Television
The Secret
Catherine Cookson
Dir: Alan Grint
Festival Films
Poirot
Lord Edgware Dies
Dir: Brian Farnham
Carnival Films
The Bill 'Haunted' Dir: Chris Lovatt
Thames TV
A Touch Of Frost Dir: Adrian Shergold
Yorkshire Television
Space Island One Dir: Adrian Shergold
Espace Productions

Awards

2011 TONY Award Nomination for best leading actress in a play.

Skills

Accents RP (Native), London, General American.
Singing Alto/Soprano
Dance Royal Academy of Dancing (1988 - 1992), Vocational Training in Classical Ballet, STD, Intermediate Jazz & Tap & Ballet
Other Full Driving Licence, Clarinet (Grade 6)

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Reviews

BRIEF ENCOUNTER

“The film is told from Laura’s perspective, a point of view approximated here not by narration but by the extraordinary emotional transparency of Ms. Yelland’s delicate face, which becomes the production’s lodestone. She and Mr. Sturrock occasionally sing themselves, wistfully. But they never join in the larky high jinks of the other performers. Whether frightening or ecstatic, love is a solemn thing for Alce and Laura. And these first rate interpreters never wink at their characters’ seriousness, even when they fall straight backward into swoons or are strapped into harnesses to be sent flying into empyrean realms.” - Ben Brantley (New York Times)

MY COUSIN RACHEL - Gate Theatre, Dublin

“It falls to Yelland, though, to reconcile the play’s gender themes with the breathless mystery of her character. Rachel, she knows, is the embodiment of a male fear and a fantasy, a black widow, a seductress, a ruinous gold-digger. Du Maurier’s corkscrew plot twists may make her a conundrum, but Yelland preserves a tightrope balance between mystique and battered pragmatism, alive to the fact that Rachel has been made – by her suitors and her author – a canvas for deep desires and dark imaginings.” - Peter Crawley (The Irish Times)

“The performances are uniformly impressive but Hannah Yelland in the title role is exceptional, charming, taunting and mysterious” - (DublinCulture.ie)

Stats

Training: St Catherine’s College Cambridge

Eyes: Blue/Grey  
Hair: Blonde  
Height: 5’6”

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