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Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England
Annabel Scholey is an English actress. She played Lauren Drake in the BBC supernatural drama Being Human (2009) and the leading role of 'Maddie' in the musical feature film Walking on Sunshine (2014). Scholey played Contessina de Medici in the television series, Medici: Masters of Florence (2016) with Dustin Hoffman and Richard Madden.
Life and career
Scholey has worked extensively on screen and in theatre. She appeared (July/Aug 2013) in the revival of Passion Play by Peter Nichols (at the Duke of York's Theatre) as the predatory younger woman, Kate. She also worked at The Royal National Theatre in their summer production of Antigone playing the role of Ismene. In June 2011 Scholey played Lady Anne, in Sam Mendes adaptation of Richard III with Kevin Spacey in the title role, at the Old Vic theatre in London and the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. The production opened to rave reviews. In 2010, Scholey played Hermia alongside Dame Judi Dench in A Midsummer Night's Dream at The Rose Theatre Kingston and later that year appeared as 'Julia' in Sheridan's The Rivals, alongside Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles (of To the Manor Born) at the Haymarket Theatre in London. Both productions were directed by Sir Peter Hall.
Her work on radio drama includes All Passion Spent, A Harlot's Progress and Under Milk Wood. Scholey was runner-up in the BBC Carleton Hobbs Radio Competition 2005. In 2011, she provided the voice for Ginny Weasley in the video game version of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
|2005||Poirot: After the Funeral||Miss Sorrel||Maurice Phillips||Television film|
|2006||Holby City||Naomi Verity||Ian Jackson||Medical drama (Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged) (2006)|
|Doctors||Lisa Armstrong||TV series (Home Truths) (2006)|
|Jane Eyre||Diana Rivers||Susanna White||TV series (Episode 1.4) (2006)|
|2007||EastEnders||Maddy||Edward Bazalgette||Soap opera (2 episodes)|
|2009||Being Human||Lauren Drake||Toby Haynes and Colin Teague||TV series; series regular (Episodes 1.1–1.5) (2009)|
|Personal Affairs||Michelle 'Midge' Lerner||Ashley Way, Jenny Ash, and James Henry||TV series|
|2011||One Wrong Word||Denise||Nicole Volavka||Short film (Electric Ballroom productions)|
|2012||Family Tree||Lucy Pfister||Christopher Guest||TV series (NBC/HBO/BBC)|
|Very Few Fish||Claire||Alex Winkler||Pilot/Taster (BBC)|
|2014||Walking on Sunshine||Maddie||Max Giwa and Diana Pasquini||Feature film|
|2015||Inspector George Gently||Gemma Nunn||Ciaran Donnelly||TV series|
|2016||Medici: Masters of Florence||Contessina de' Medici||Sergio Mimica-Gezzan||TV series (RAI Production)|
|2017||Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood||Fordola rem Lupis||Video game|
|2018||The Split||Nina||Jessica Hobbs||TV series|
|2019||Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers||Fordola rem Lupis||Video game|
|2020||The Salisbury Poisonings||Sarah Bailey||TV series|
- The Real Thing, Theatre Royal, Bath and national tour, 2005 (playing Debbie)
- Troilus and Cressida, Edinburgh International Festival and RSC, 2006 (playing Cressida)
- The Cherry Orchard, Sheffield Crucible, 2007 (playing Anya)
- Hobson’s Choice, Chichester Festival Theatre and UK tour, 2007 (playing Vickey Hobson)
- Hamlet, Bristol Tobacco Factory, 2008 (playing Ophelia)
- The Taming of the Shrew, Bristol Tobacco Factory, 2008 (playing Bianca)
- Wallenstein, Chichester Festival Theatre, 2009 (playing Princess Thekla)
- The House of Special Purpose, Chichester Festival Theatre, 2009 (playing Olga)
- A Midsummer Nights Dream, Rose Theatre, Kingston, 2010 (playing Hermia)
- Charley's Aunt, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, 2010 (playing Kitty Verdun)
- The Rivals, Haymarket Theatre, London, November 2010 – February 2011 (playing Julia)
- Richard III, Old Vic Theatre, London, June–September 2011 (playing Lady Anne)
- Antigone, Royal National Theatre, London, April–July 2012 (playing Ismene)
- Mr Burns, Almeida Theatre, London, May 2014
- High Society, Old Vic Theatre, London, April–August 2015 (playing Liz Imbrie)
- The Iliad, British Museum and Almeida Theatre, London, 14 August 2015 (reading)
- "Sue Terry Voices: News: Annabel Scholey". SueTerryVoices Ltd. 29 July 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2009.
- "Graduate news – Annabel Scholey at Chichester Theatre and in two BBC3 comedies P.A.s and Being Human". Oxford School of Drama. Archived from the original on 29 June 2009. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
- "Masterpiece Theatre | Jane Eyre | Who's Who". PBS. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016.
- Masters, Tim (2 June 2008). "Kevin Spacey's Richard III wows critics". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
- "P.A.s cast have Secs Appeal on BBC Three". BBC Press Office. 2 June 2008. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
- "What's On : Annabel Scholey". Chichester Festival Theatre. Archived from the original on 29 June 2009. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
- "Annabel Scholey and The Salisbury Poisonings, BBC's true story of a city in lockdown". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 14 June 2020.