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Lydia West

Actor

Lydia is currently shooting the spy-thriller GRAY, opposite Patricia Clarkson. She will soon be seen in the upcoming series INSIDE MAN for BBC1 / Netflix and Jim Strouse’s upcoming feature film IT’S ALL COMING BACK TO ME. Before that she wrapped on Mike Myers’ new Netflix project THE PENTAVERATE playing the co-lead role of ‘Riley’. Other recent highlights include Apple+ series SUSPICION, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat’s hit BBC 1 / Netflix series DRACULA and the critically acclaimed Russell T Davies’ drama YEARS & YEARS, for BBC/HBO. Lydia stars in Russell T Davies’ Channel 4/HBO Max hit series IT’S A SIN playing the role of ‘Jill’, which she was BAFTA nominated for Best Supporting Actress. Lydia was named a BAFTA Breakthrough participant for 2021.

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
THE PENTAVERATE (Reilly)
Company:
Jax Media for Netflix
Project details:
Dir. Tim Kirkby
Production (role):
SUSPICION (Monique)
Company:
Apple
Project details:
Dir. Chris Long & Stefan Schwartz
Production (role):
IT'S A SIN (Jill Baxter)
Company:
Red Productions for Channel 4
Project details:
Dir. Marco Kreuzpaintner
Production (role):
DRACULA (Lucy)
Company:
Hartswood Films for BBC1 / Netflix
Project details:
Dir. Paul McGuigan
Production (role):
YEARS & YEARS (Bethany)
Company:
Red Productions for BBC1/HBO
Project details:
Dir. Simon Cellan-Jones
FEATURE FILM
Production (role):
HIGHER GROUNDS (Bridget)
Company:
Unclaimed Freight Productions
Project details:
Dir. Randall Miller
Production (role):
TEXT FOR YOU (Lisa)
Company:
Thunder Road
Project details:
Dir. Jim Strouse
THEATRE
Production (role):
SEMBLE 17 WHEN I CAME HOME AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS (Alora Spirit)
Company:
The Cockpit Theatre
Project details:
Dir. Jude Alderson
Production (role):
THE MAIDS (Claire)
Company:
Amazonia Theatre Company
Project details:
Dir. Jude Alderson
Production (role):
KING LEAR (Cordelia)
Company:
BL Acting
Project details:
Dir. Andrew Arnold
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Accents & Dialects:African-Eastern, American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Barbadian, Caribbean, Cockney, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish-Southern, London*, RP

Music & Dance:
Ballet, Ballroom Dancing, Choreography, Commercial Dance, Contemporary Dance, Dance (general), Hip Hop Dance, Jazz Dancing, Lyrical Dance, Street Dance, Street Jazz, Tap*

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): THE PENTAVERATE (Reilly)
    Company: Jax Media for Netflix
    Project details: Dir. Tim Kirkby
  • Production (role): SUSPICION (Monique)
    Company: Apple
    Project details: Dir. Chris Long & Stefan Schwartz
  • Production (role): IT'S A SIN (Jill Baxter)
    Company: Red Productions for Channel 4
    Project details: Dir. Marco Kreuzpaintner
  • Production (role): DRACULA (Lucy)
    Company: Hartswood Films for BBC1 / Netflix
    Project details: Dir. Paul McGuigan
  • Production (role): YEARS & YEARS (Bethany)
    Company: Red Productions for BBC1/HBO
    Project details: Dir. Simon Cellan-Jones
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): HIGHER GROUNDS (Bridget)
    Company: Unclaimed Freight Productions
    Project details: Dir. Randall Miller
  • Production (role): TEXT FOR YOU (Lisa)
    Company: Thunder Road
    Project details: Dir. Jim Strouse
  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): SEMBLE 17 WHEN I CAME HOME AFTER FIFTEEN YEARS (Alora Spirit)
    Company: The Cockpit Theatre
    Project details: Dir. Jude Alderson
  • Production (role): THE MAIDS (Claire)
    Company: Amazonia Theatre Company
    Project details: Dir. Jude Alderson
  • Production (role): KING LEAR (Cordelia)
    Company: BL Acting
    Project details: Dir. Andrew Arnold
  • Accents & Dialects:African-Eastern, American-California, American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Barbadian, Caribbean, Cockney, English-Standard, Heightened RP, Irish-Southern, London*, RP

    Music & Dance:
    Ballet, Ballroom Dancing, Choreography, Commercial Dance, Contemporary Dance, Dance (general), Hip Hop Dance, Jazz Dancing, Lyrical Dance, Street Dance, Street Jazz, Tap*

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