Lorna Laidlaw - Birmingham Rep

Lorna Laidlaw

Theatre credits include: Pat And Margaret, Romeo And Juliet, Green Form, Stepping Out and The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe (New Vic); These Four Streets, Peter Pan, Nativity, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Getting It Straight, Pinocchio, The Devil's Only Sleeping, Nothing Compares To You, The Last Carnival, Mickey And Me, The Mother, Past 30 Years and Transmissions rehearsed readings (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); Thatcher The Musical (Foursight); Buddy (E&B Productions); Educating Rita (Wolverhampton Grand); Flathampton (Royal and Derngate); Misery and Little Shop Of Horrors (Redditch Palace); Macbeth (Theatre Foundry); Shot Through The Heart (Pentabus); Singing Rock, Magic Earth Magic Sky and Big For Me Little For You (mac Birmingham); Putting It About (Women and Theatre) and Birmingham University rehearsed readings. Lorna has worked in most Birmingham schools with fantastic local theatre companies on innovative and thought provoking productions.

Television and film credits include: Leaving (Birmingham Film & Video); Hope (Red Carpet Co); Are You Jim's Wife, Tikkabilla, BAFTA winner Grandpa In My Pocket and Little Human Planet (BBC); Emmerdale (Yorkshire TV) and Twirleywoos (Ragdoll). Lorna plays Mrs Tembe in Doctors (BBC) for which she has won an RTS and MVSA award for Best Actress. She has also directed Doctors.

Radio credits include: Over 30 radio productions with BBC Radio 3, 4 and The Asian Network, including The Archers, Silver Street, award-winning Double Dribble, Something To Think About, Jeff's Kingdom, Undine, Whispers In The Wall-The Hijab, Second Chance and Reans Girls.

Theatre Directing credits include: Caribbean Kitchen, Nativity, Stranger In The Park, ID-79 and In Between the Music (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); Mr Soon Come (The Drum – winner of The MVSA Award, Best Black Theatre Production); Big For Me, Little For You (mac Birmingham/national tour); Dismortal Life (Stratford Fringe Festival); Lite (The Public/Arena Wolverhampton); Bun And Cheese (Bussey Centre, Peckham and Old Joint Stock) and Rosa Parks The Hidden Journey (mac Birmingham).