Louise was recently seen in Doc Martin on ITV1 and has previously starred in ten major television series for the BBC including Tom Brown's School Days, Doctor Who, The Omega Factor, Bergerac, Rides, and her personal favourite, Tenko, not to mention guest appearances in Casualty, Wycliffe, The Bill and some classic 'one offs' such as Cider with Rosie and The Game. Series for other companies includes Stick with Me Kid (Disney), The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (YTV) and Mollie (Sky).
Her first love however is the theatre and very shortly after finishing her RADA training, where she won the Shakespeare Award for Best Classical Performance, she joined the RSC for three years and played Stratford, London and America in numerous plays including Romeo and Juliet, Richard II, Love's Labour's Lost and The Taming of the Shrew. Non-Shakespearean roles included Molly in The Marquis of Keith (with Sir Ian McKellen), Sylvia Plath in Three Women, Kate in Passion Play (Best New Play) and Nadia Polikarpovna in Gorky's Barbarians.
More recently she has worked with the Royal National Theatre as The Woman in Death of a Salesman. Away from the 'Royals' other favourite theatre includes Rosalind in As You Like It (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Old Vic), Miriam Gotchalk in Mephisto and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing (both for Oxford Theatre Company), Roxanne in Sticky Fingers (a musical for the King's Head), Moll in Moll Flanders (also a musical, Yorkshire Playhouse) and Mollie in Sleeping Nightie (Royal Court Upstairs).
Louise has also recorded numerous Radio 4 afternoon plays, audio dramas for Big Finish Productions and Fantom Films as well as monologue work for Radio 3.
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