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Sheilas Cast

Episode 1: Nancy Wake

 

Cecilia Morrow
Nancy Wake
Cecilia is a graduate of Actors Centre Australia whose credits include Dunyasha, The Cherry Orchard (Clemence Williams, New Theatre), Masha, The Seagull (Hurrah Hurrah Theatre), Deborah, Crazy Brave (Cross Pollinate Productions), Chantelle/ Ashley, The Local (Insomniact Productions), Amala, Safekeeping (Adam Cook, New Plot), Lilian O’Brien, The Last Tiger (Adam Cook, New Plot), Mary Chipper, Headcase (Troy Harrison, New Plot), Prophet, Amongt Ruins: Snake Eggs Hatch (Jessica Arthur, New Fitz), Duchess, Mercury Fur (Jessica Arthur, KXT Teethcutting), Lenny, The Telescope (Carissa Licciardello, New Fitz), Alice, Home Invasion (Alexander Berlage, An Assorted Few), Skye, Dave Plus One, Winter (Channel 7) and Top of the Lake (BBC and Sundance TV).

 

Old Male Historian

Kim Knuckey

 

Nazi Spy

James Maclurcan

 

Nazi Officer

Anthony Gooley

 

Nazi Watchman

James Von Wilson

 

Fashion Nazi

Henry Stone

 

Resistance Fighter #1

Jason Kos

 

Resistance Fighter #2

Ezekiel Simat

 

Resistance Fighter #3

Kahlil Barnett

 

1940s man

Davis Jenson


Episode 2: Fanny Durack

 

Nikki Britton
Fanny Durack

Nikki Britton started out as an actor and exploded onto the comedy scene in 2011 with her warm, lighting paced style that has seen her appear on ABC’s Comedy Up Late and on The Comedy Channel as part of the Just For Laughs Festival.She has performed for the last 5 years with The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow, and recently returned from India where she was a part of the Bengaluru Comedy Festival for the first time. She has also performed internationally at LA’s Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Improv and The Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Her most recent solo hour, Romanticide, was nominated for Best Comedy at the 2017 Perth FringeWorld Festival and as a playwright, she was nominated for a GLUG for her work on Hidden Sydney. Her podcast The Other Half will be released in 2018 in partnership with ABC.

As an actor, Nikki appears in the ABC webseries Sheila’s, and plays the lead role in short film Table for one, both due for release in 2018. She features in Matt Okine’s The Other Guy and toured the one woman Irish play 51 Shades of Maggie Muff around Australia for 2 years to sold out crowds and critical acclaim.

 

Wilhelmina “Mina” Wylie

Kate Box

 

Rose

Kate Worsley

 

Doctor

Carlo Ritchie

 

Margaret Mcintosh

Zoe Norton Lodge

 

King of Sweden

Joe Davidson


Episode 3: Merle Thornton

 

Brenna Harding
Merle Thornton

One of Australia’s most exciting young actors, Brenna Harding is best known for her role in the hit television series Puberty Blues alongside Australian acting veterans Claudia Karvan, Susie Porter and Dan Wyllie. For her role as ‘Sue Knight’ she was awarded the 2012 Logie for Most Popular New Female Talent. She was also nominated for the Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent and the AACTA Award for Best Young Actor.Brenna’s other television credits include Secret City, The Code (Series 2), My Place, Packed to the Rafters and A Place To Call Home. In 2017 she starred in Netflix’s Black Mirror, directed by Jodie Foster.

In 2015, Brenna played ‘Tilly’ in Jumpy, her first theatre credit, a co-production between the Melbourne Theatre Company and Sydney Theatre Company. Since then she has co-founded all- female run Lume Productions with Mia Lethbridge and Diana Popovska. She produced and performed the role of ‘Betty’ for their inaugural production of The Gulf. Most recently, Brenna was seen on stage at The Old Fitz Theatre’s production of THE WOLVES, directed by Jessica Arthur.

Brenna’s film credits include the short film Cockelshell, directed by Tony Ayres, which premiered at the 2012 Melbourne International Film Festival as part of the feature film collaboration, The Turning which is based on the Tim Winton short story collection of the same name.

Brenna has spent five years working with youth run anti-homophobia organisation ‘Wear it Purple’ and in 2015 founded Sydney-based feminist group – Moonlight Feminists. In 2014 Brenna was awarded the Marie Bashir Peace Prize for her contribution to social justice. She is currently completing a double Bachelor of Communications and Creative Intelligence and Innovation at UTS.

 

Rosalie Bogner

Jenna Owen

 

MALE ABC BOSS

Gareth Davies

 

Minister for Justice

Jeremy Waters

 

Male Academic

Skyler Ellis

 

Jack Herbert

David collins

 

Publican

Eddie sharp

 

Man in Pub

Clinton Haines

 

ABC Journalist

Rob Johnson


Episode 4: Mary Ann Bug

 

Megan Wilding
Mary Ann Bugg

Megan Wilding graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) with a Bachelor of Arts (Acting) following a year of Aboriginal Theatre (Cert IV). She is a proud Kamilaroi woman who grew up in the western suburbs of Sydney.At WAAPA Megan was a standout performer playing such diverse roles as Lady Catherine De Bough in Pride & Prejudice, Ma Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, Widow Quinn in Playboy of the Western World & Porter in Macbeth.

Megan was the recipient of the Sally Burton Award for excellence in Shakespeare and in 2016 she joined the Black Swan Theatre Company for the New Works Festival as Beth in Tonsils and Tweezers.

Megan appeared on an episode of The Other Guy written by Matt Okine and also featured in True Story with hosts Hamish and Andy. In 2017 Belvoir awarded Megan the prestigious Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwright’s Award and went on to perform in the theatre production ‘The Rover’ to excellent reviews.

 

John (Mary Ann Brother)

Colin Kinchela

 

Captain Thunderbolt

Christian Van Vuuren

 

Robbing Victim

William Erimya

 

Police # 1

Nat Jobe

 

Police # 2

Adam Rennie

 

Newspaper Man

Mark Sutton