Norma Cohen

Female, Actor
Location: Greater London

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Credits

  • Year
    Role / Type
    Name of Production / Director
    Company / Venue
  • 2015
    Sharp New York buyer
    Corporate
    Photoshoot
    Guy Harris
    Fine Art Bourse
    Arts Building, N4
  • 2015
    Irate passenger
    Corporate
    MTR Crossrail
    Mark Wesley
    J9 Imaging
    Willesden Junction station
  • 2015
    Patient
    Corporate
    Virtual Mannequin
    Neil Kumar
    emotive
    Blackpool
  • 2014
    Grandma
    Commercial
    ORAL B online Xmas film
    Stephen Pipe
  • 2014
    Hazel
    Theatre
    DUSK
    Oliver Lamford
    Catherine Willmore Productions
    Epping Forest
  • 2014
    Liverpudlian teenager, 99-year-old Greek matriarch, Japanese, Greek/Iranian children, `50s campaigning mother
    Theatre
    WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?
    Sue Lefton
    VISIBLE THEATRE ENSEMBLE
    Southwark Playhouse
  • 2014
    Muriel
    Film (Short)
    Comedy pilot
    Jerome Rehioui
    Funky Tivi
    Millfields Park
  • 2014
    Golders Green Ma
    Voice Over
    Fade to Blackout
    Ben Bazell
  • 2014
    Ensemble actor
    Theatre
    WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?
    Sue Lefton
    VISIBLE THEATRE ENSEMBLE
    Royal Festival Hall
  • 2014
    Spanish widow
    Film (Short)
    EL FUNERAL DE VICTOR ABANO
    Chris Thomas (Raindance)
    Freya Berry
  • 2014
    faded eccentric in a seedy bar
    Music Video
  • 2013 - 2014
    Ensemble actor
    Theatre
    WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE? ongoing developmental workshops 2013
    Sue Lefton
    VISIBLE THEATRE
    Toynbee Hall/National Theatre Studio, Royal Festival Hall
  • 2013
    La MaMa
    Film (Student)
    La MaMa
    Kevin Muyolo
    NFTS
    NFTS, Beaconsfield
  • 2013
    Ensemble actor
    Theatre
    WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?
    Sue Lefton
    VISIBLE THEATRE ENSEMBLE: National Theatre Studio
    National Theatre Studio
  • 2013
    tasered tea lady
    Commercial
    Paddy Power
    Andy McLeod
    Rattling Stick
    Tottenham Hotspur football stadium
  • 2013
    Elsie, an elderly widow
    Film (Short)
    BERTIE, THE BUDGIE
    Rick Frier
  • 2013
    Mrs Ellis
    Film (Feature)
    The Fitzroy
    Andrew Harmer
    Dresden Pictures
    on location (submarine)
  • 2013
    Psychiatrist
    Corporate
    That's English! (for Spain)
    Gill Williams
    Wildside Productions
    Wildside Productions
  • 2013
    COPD patient
    Corporate
    Talking Heads Video/North West Ambulance Service
    Paul Gilmour
    Activation Business Theatre
  • 2013
    Grandmother
    Voice Over
    Olympia mobile phones (Germany)
    Patrick Gather
  • 2013
    Orthodox Jewish secretary
    Film (Short)
    London Film School
    on location at BBC studios
  • 2013
    Liz: carer wife
    Theatre
    LIVING WITH LONGTERM CONDITIONS
    Sonja Linden
    VISIBLE/ AGE UK
    Centrepoint
  • 2012
    ensemble actor
    Theatre
    The Man Who Lost His Voice
    Alan Lyddiard/Sue Lefton
    The Performance Ensemble, a new company of older actors founded by playwright Sonja Linden
    workshopping at Central School of Speech & Drama
  • 2012
    Joan, vampish Old Great Britain
    Film (Feature)
    Marriage of Inconvenience
    Katerina Curtis
  • 2012
    flamboyant dog walker
    Commercial
    Future is Dave/UKTV
    Chris Balmond
  • 2012
    Leie
    Rehearsed Reading
    Requiem for a Friday Night
    Daniel Goldman
    Tangram/CASA Festival
    Bolivar Hall
  • 2012
    glamorous grandmother
    Commercial
    Billy Boy Condoms
    Dan Sully
    Love Films
  • 2012
    cheery bus passenger
    Corporate
    Unilever
    Anthony Austen
  • 2012
    Mrs Levy
    Film (Student)
    REFLECTION
    Anirudh Ganapathy
    MET
  • 2012
    Lois: animated wife (V/O)
    Voice Over
    TIRED OF SWIMMING
    Anna Eijsbouts
    RCA
    RCA
  • 2012
    Intrepid pensioner on mobility scooter
    TV
    THE CHRONICLES OF PROFESSOR ELEMENTAL
    Benjamin Field
    HoloMedia
    Petworth House, on location
  • 2012
    Rochel, Jewish matriarch
    Rehearsed Reading
    POP
    Trilby James
  • 2012
    Second Witch, Macbeth
    Commercial
    Olympics ad for Mexico
    Felipe Fernandez del Paso
  • 2012
    Italian matriarch
    Corporate
    M&S training film
    Peter Ashcroft
    Media Zoo
    on location: I. Camisa & Sons
  • 2012
    Katerina, retired government official
    Film (Short)
    Listen
    Daniel Rothschild
  • 2012
    Mrs Harry (lead): dementia sufferer
    Film (Short)
    Where is Harry?
    Malwina Sworczuk
    Krakow Film Lab.
  • 2012
    Jane
    Film (Student)
    As Old As You Feel
    Stephen Kenny
  • 2011
    Miss Higgins, a busybody
    Corporate
    That's English
    Benjamin Field
    Highwood Productions/Spanish TV
  • 2011
    Countess
    Theatre
    Arcola Theatre/ Fusebox
    Arcola
  • 2011
    cheer leader
    TV
    Odd One In
    Steve Smith
    Zeppotron
    BBC Studios, Elstree
  • 2011
    Mother Teresa
    Music Video
    Bang On! / Got It
    Jamie Roberts
    Pulse Films
    Jacuzzi Studios
  • 2011
    Miss Sophie
    Film (Student)
    Dinner for One
    Susannah Bragg
    MET
    Ealing Film Studios
  • 2011
    Prudence, a bohemian
    Film (Student)
    WINDY DAY
    Agnes Zubyte
  • 2011
    Wyn, estate queen & librarian
    Theatre
  • 2010
    Older Lady
    Corporate
    Expedia Mood
    Will McGregor
    Casual Films
    Hive Bar, Brixton
  • 2010
    Myrtle: Cockney grandmother
    Theatre
  • 2010
    Molly: drama queen, 70 year old star of silent horror movies
    Rehearsed Reading
    The Stanville Beast
    Ruth Torjussen
  • 2010
    Charity worker, Scout leader
    Corporate
    Functional Maths and English (series)
    Guy Hawkins
    Juice Moving Images
    Juice, Faringdon, Oxon.
  • 2010
    Cleaner
    Film (Feature)
    MERCY
    Nana Obiri Yeboah
    Spring Media Production
  • 2010
    compere
    Theatre
    Tribute to Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday
    Michael Collins
    Issy Postill Quartet
    Rosemary Branch Theatre
  • 2010
    Amalia, obsessive Italian housewife
    Film (Short)
    GENOVA 1960
    Josh Sawley
    Josh Sawley Productions
    LCC
  • 2010
    Ant's Mum (of Ant & Dec)
    Film (Student)
    Ant & Dec promo provisionally titled Fan to Friend
    Hannah Perry & Emily Dockett
  • 2010
    Richenda, an elderly knitter
    Theatre
    Does It Come With Ketchup?
    Stephen Lwrence/Gemma Salter
    Royal Knees Up Variety Night
    Theatre Royal, Stratford East
  • 2010
    Echo:political prisoner
    Theatre
    Echo
    Mark Butcher
    instructionsfor.com
    Vitrine Gallery & Pilot@AE Harris, Birmingham
  • 2010
    Betsy Pollock, MP
    Theatre
    Building
    Natasha Campbell
    Crow Theatre
    Elmwood School
  • 2009 - 2010
    Richenda
    Theatre
    Does It Come With Ketchup?
    Nora Connolly
    Ship of FoolsTheatre
    Rosemary Branch Theatre

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 1966
    3 year movement & dance training
    Laban Art of Movement Studio
    1966, 3 year movement & dance training
    Laban Art of Movement Studio

About me

Movement trained with a flair for comedy, I'm currently working across the media in theatre, TV, film and audio. Recent roles inc. Mrs Ellis (think Ladykillers' Miss Wilberforce)in the comedy feature The Fitzroy, vampish Thatcherite mother Joan in the satirical indie feature film on the banking crisis: Marriage of Inconvenience, the 87 year old Countess in Pushkin's Ace of Spades (Arcola) & intrepid pensioner for the Chronicles of Professor Elemental (TV comedy pilot). Upcoming work: 6th workshop with VISIBLE, writer Sonja Linden's new company of older actors, director Sue Lefton.

Additional Information

native Liverpudlian, recently played two Jewish grandmothers with an East European accent

Additional Skills

improvisation, role play, devising, presenting, tai chi, mime, Pilates
journalism,dance/drama workshop leader, presentation/interview skills lecturer,
excellent sight reader

Skills

Skin Color
Olive
Hair Length
Short
Native accent
English
Accents (UK)
Birmingham, Cockney, Geordie, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Northern England, RP, Yorkshire
Accents (North American)
New York City
Accents (International)
French, German, Italian, Turkish, Yiddish
Languages Spoken
French, German, Italian
Interested in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Improvisation, Modelling, Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
Experienced in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Music Videos, Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TIE/TYA, TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills
Chorus
Specific Singing Skills
Soprano
General Dance Skills
Ballet, Ballroom, Contemporary, Folk, Jazz, Latin American, Swing/Jive, Tango, Tap
Organisation Membership
Equity
Driving Licences
Standard
Perform nude?
No
DBS checked
Yes