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Franc Ashman

London, United Kingdom
Height: 5'5" (165cm)
Weight: 9st. 7lb. (60kg)
Playing Age: 26-35 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Mid Length
Voice Quality: Warm
Voice Character: Friendly
Role Types: African-American, Black-Other Areas, Mixed Race

Credits

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Television
Nurse Burns, SICK NOTE, King Burt, Matt Lipsy
Lydia Webb, THE CHILD IN TIME, BBC, Julian Farino
LIAR, ITV, James Strong
Liz, APPLE TREE YARD, BBC One/Kudos, Jessica Hobbs
Teresa O’Duncie (Recurring), PRIME SUSPECT 1973, Noho for ITV1, David Caffrey
Lisa Regis, DARK HEART, ITV, Colin Teague
Liz Telford, DCI BANKS, BBC, Mark Brozel
Sonia, THE WINDSORS, Channel 4, Adam Miller
Molly, PEEP SHOW, Objective Productions, Becky Martin
Pamela, BIRDS OF A FEATHER, Retort, Martin Dennis
Imo Navarre, MAYDAY, Kudos Film & TV Ltd/BBC, Brian Welsh
Therese, THE RECKONING, Helter Skelter Ltd/ITV, Jim O’Hanlon
Christine, DR WHO, BBC Wales, Toby Haynes
Teresa Berwick, LAW & ORDER:UK, Kudos Ltd/ITV, Robbie Del Maestro
Jan Morgan, MISSING, Leopardrama/BBC, Laurence Wilson
Mary, TRIAL & RETRIBUTION, La Plante Productions/ITV, Stefan Schwartz
Susie Bryson, GUNRUSH, ITV Productions, Richard Clark

Theatre
Lorraine, NINE NIGHT, National Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise
Sandra Horn/Ruth/Mrs Harlowe/High Strung, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Almeida Theatre, Richard Jones
Various Roles, WON’T SOMEBODY PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN (Workshop), Out of Joint, Kate Wasserberg
Mum, DEAD DON’T FLOSS, National Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise
Sam, EXCEPTIONAL MERCY (Workshop), The Old Vic, Jesse Jones
Nina, THE ROYALE, Bush Theatre/Tabernacle Theatre, Madani Younis
2nd Twin, TORN, Royal Court, Richard Twyman
A SMALL ISLAND (Workshop), NT Studio, Natalie Abrahami
Akua, SCOURGE OF ALL NATIONS (Workshop), NT Studio, Melanie Hillyard
Nina, THE ROYALE, Bush Theatre, Madani Younis
Silver, HOPELESSLY DEVOTED, Paines Plough, Stef O’Driscoll
Ruth Gillard, PERSEVERANCE DRIVE, The Bush Theatre, Madani Younis
Tabitha/Dinah/Dr Gray, THIS MAY HURT A BIT, Out Of Joint, Max Stafford-Clark
Tecmessa, OUR AJAX, Southwark Playhouse, David Mercatali
Louise, PEOPLE, National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
Mrs George, THE RUBBER ROOM, TS Eliot Exchange/Old Vic New Voices, Simon Evans
Bibi/Mama Carolina, BANG BANG BANG, Out of Joint/Royal Court, Max Stafford-Clark
Petra, AFTER THE ACCIDENT, The Brewery/Soho Theatre, Caroline Hunt
Bully/Welfare, IN THE BLOOD, Finborough Theatre, Daniel Burgess
Mother, PORNOGRAPHY, Tricycle Theatre, Sean Holmes
Mmoma, COCKROACH, National Theatre of Scotland/Traverse Theatre, Vicky Featherstone
Mother, PORNOGRAPHY, Traverse Theatre/Birmingham Rep , Sean Holmes
Witch 2, MACBETT, Royal Shakespeare Company, Silviu Purcarete
Young Witch, MACBETH, Royal Shakespeare Company, Conall Morrison
Dorcas, THE WINTER’S TALE, RSC/Davidson Liberal Arts College NC USA, Dominic Cooke
Dionyza, PERICLES, RSC/Davidson Liberal Arts College NC USA, Dominic Cooke
Dionyza, PERICLES, Royal Shakespeare Company, Dominic Cooke
Dorcas, THE WINTER’S TALE, Royal Shakespeare Company, Dominic Cooke

Film
Danielle, A STREETCAT NAMED BOB, Street Cat Bob Film Ltd, Roger Spottiswoode
Jay, THE ONES BELOW, Cuba Pictures, David Farr

Radio
Maryanne Young, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS:EXCLUDED, BBC Radio 4, David Ian Neville

Spotlight Prize Winner 2006

Skills

Accents & Dialects * = native

African-West, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Jamaican, London*, RP, Yorkshire

Languages * = mother tongue

English*

Music & Dance * = highly skilled

Freestyle Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, Sight-Reading

Sports

RollerSkating
Frances Ashman | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Nick Gregan

Franc Ashman

London, United Kingdom


Overview

Franc Ashman boasts an impressive list of theatre credits having performed extensively for the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre and acclaimed theatre company Out of Joint under the direction of Max Stafford-Clark.

Recent screen credits include Tennison, DCI Banks & Apple Tree Yard. Franc lent her voice to the soundtrack of the Gary Oldman penned feature film Nil By Mouth and can be heard singing the theme song 'Peculiar Groove'. She plays Molly in the latest series of Peep Show for Channel 4.

She played the role of Nina in The Royale at the Bush Theatre.

Franc Ashman | Sainou Talent Agency London

Television
Nurse Burns, SICK NOTE, King Burt, Matt Lipsy
Lydia Webb, THE CHILD IN TIME, BBC, Julian Farino
LIAR, ITV, James Strong
Liz, APPLE TREE YARD, BBC One/Kudos, Jessica Hobbs
Teresa O’Duncie (Recurring), PRIME SUSPECT 1973, Noho for ITV1, David Caffrey
Lisa Regis, DARK HEART, ITV, Colin Teague
Liz Telford, DCI BANKS, BBC, Mark Brozel
Sonia, THE WINDSORS, Channel 4, Adam Miller
Molly, PEEP SHOW, Objective Productions, Becky Martin
Pamela, BIRDS OF A FEATHER, Retort, Martin Dennis
Imo Navarre, MAYDAY, Kudos Film & TV Ltd/BBC, Brian Welsh
Therese, THE RECKONING, Helter Skelter Ltd/ITV, Jim O’Hanlon
Christine, DR WHO, BBC Wales, Toby Haynes
Teresa Berwick, LAW & ORDER:UK, Kudos Ltd/ITV, Robbie Del Maestro
Jan Morgan, MISSING, Leopardrama/BBC, Laurence Wilson
Mary, TRIAL & RETRIBUTION, La Plante Productions/ITV, Stefan Schwartz
Susie Bryson, GUNRUSH, ITV Productions, Richard Clark

Theatre
Lorraine, NINE NIGHT, National Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise
Sandra Horn/Ruth/Mrs Harlowe/High Strung, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, Almeida Theatre, Richard Jones
Various Roles, WON’T SOMEBODY PLEASE THINK OF THE CHILDREN (Workshop), Out of Joint, Kate Wasserberg
Mum, DEAD DON’T FLOSS, National Theatre, Roy Alexander Weise
Sam, EXCEPTIONAL MERCY (Workshop), The Old Vic, Jesse Jones
Nina, THE ROYALE, Bush Theatre/Tabernacle Theatre, Madani Younis
2nd Twin, TORN, Royal Court, Richard Twyman
A SMALL ISLAND (Workshop), NT Studio, Natalie Abrahami
Akua, SCOURGE OF ALL NATIONS (Workshop), NT Studio, Melanie Hillyard
Nina, THE ROYALE, Bush Theatre, Madani Younis
Silver, HOPELESSLY DEVOTED, Paines Plough, Stef O’Driscoll
Ruth Gillard, PERSEVERANCE DRIVE, The Bush Theatre, Madani Younis
Tabitha/Dinah/Dr Gray, THIS MAY HURT A BIT, Out Of Joint, Max Stafford-Clark
Tecmessa, OUR AJAX, Southwark Playhouse, David Mercatali
Louise, PEOPLE, National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner
Mrs George, THE RUBBER ROOM, TS Eliot Exchange/Old Vic New Voices, Simon Evans
Bibi/Mama Carolina, BANG BANG BANG, Out of Joint/Royal Court, Max Stafford-Clark
Petra, AFTER THE ACCIDENT, The Brewery/Soho Theatre, Caroline Hunt
Bully/Welfare, IN THE BLOOD, Finborough Theatre, Daniel Burgess
Mother, PORNOGRAPHY, Tricycle Theatre, Sean Holmes
Mmoma, COCKROACH, National Theatre of Scotland/Traverse Theatre, Vicky Featherstone
Mother, PORNOGRAPHY, Traverse Theatre/Birmingham Rep , Sean Holmes
Witch 2, MACBETT, Royal Shakespeare Company, Silviu Purcarete
Young Witch, MACBETH, Royal Shakespeare Company, Conall Morrison
Dorcas, THE WINTER’S TALE, RSC/Davidson Liberal Arts College NC USA, Dominic Cooke
Dionyza, PERICLES, RSC/Davidson Liberal Arts College NC USA, Dominic Cooke
Dionyza, PERICLES, Royal Shakespeare Company, Dominic Cooke
Dorcas, THE WINTER’S TALE, Royal Shakespeare Company, Dominic Cooke

Film
Danielle, A STREETCAT NAMED BOB, Street Cat Bob Film Ltd, Roger Spottiswoode
Jay, THE ONES BELOW, Cuba Pictures, David Farr

Radio
Maryanne Young, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS:EXCLUDED, BBC Radio 4, David Ian Neville

Spotlight Prize Winner 2006

About

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Characteristics
Height: 5'5" (165cm)
Weight: 9st. 7lb. (60kg)
Playing Age: 26-35 years
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Hair Length: Mid Length
Voice Quality: Warm
Voice Character: Friendly
Role Types: African-American, Black-Other Areas, Mixed Race
Skills
Accents & Dialects
* = native
African-West, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Cockney, Jamaican, London*, RP, Yorkshire
Languages
* = mother tongue
English*
Music & Dance
* = highly skilled
Freestyle Dance, Mezzo-Soprano, Sight-Reading
Sports RollerSkating