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Norma Cohen
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Norma Cohen

female, actor
Location : Greater London


 
 
quick details
playing age64
height4' 11" (1.50 m)
weight6st. 0lb. (38kg)
hair colorAuburn
eye colorBrown
buildSlim


 
 
filesformat
Video (mov)NORMA COHEN SHOWREELVideo (mov)
Audio (wav)ANIMATION FILM: TIRED OF SWIMMIN...Audio (wav)
Audio (mp3)Megamix Montage (2 minutes)Audio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)NARRATIVE: A Quiet LifeAudio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)DRAMA: Sweet NothingsAudio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)DRAMA: Does It Come With Ketchup?Audio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)ADVERT: SainsburysAudio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)ADVERT: RSPCAAudio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)ADVERT: Injury Lawyers For YouAudio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)DOCUMENTARY: PilatesAudio (mp3)
Audio (mp3)DOCUMENTARY: Glam GranniesAudio (mp3)

 

  
quick overview
AgentTop Talent Agency
t: 01727 855903
Websitepersonal website
SpotlightSpotlight member
Equity MemberYes

 
ReviewsPublication
2014Norma Cohen’s exuberant Liverpuddlian communist background with her own `revolution’ in London’s `swinging’ Sixties.reviewsgate.com

YearRole / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2014Hazel
Theatre
 DUSK
Oliver Lamford
 
 
Catherine Willmore Productions
Epping Forest
2014Liverpudlian 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
Norma Cohen’s exuberant Liverpuddlian communist background with her own `revolution’ in London’s `swinging’ Sixties., reviewsgate.com, Carole Woddis
2014Muriel
Film (Short)
 Comedy pilot
Jerome Rehioui

 
Funky Tivi
Millfields Park
2014Golders Green Ma
Voice Over
 Fade to Blackout
Ben Bazell

Off The Page
Etcetera Theatre
2014Ensemble actor
Theatre
 WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?
Sue Lefton
 
VISIBLE THEATRE ENSEMBLE
Royal Festival Hall
2014Spanish widow
Film (Short)
 EL FUNERAL DE VICTOR ABANO
Chris Thomas (Raindance)
 
 
Freya Berry
2014faded eccentric in a seedy bar
Music Video
Paloma Faith / A Perfect Contradiction
Paul Gore

Somesuch & Co
Bethnal Green Working Men's Club
2013 - 2014Ensemble actor
Theatre
 WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE? ongoing developmental workshops 2013
Sue Lefton
 
 
VISIBLE THEATRE
Toynbee Hall/National Theatre Studio,...
2013La MaMa
Film (Student)
 La MaMa
Kevin Muyolo

 
NFTS
NFTS, Beaconsfield
2013Ensemble actor
Theatre
 WHO DO WE THINK WE ARE?
Sue Lefton
 
VISIBLE THEATRE ENSEMBLE: National Theatre Studio
National Theatre Studio
2013tasered tea lady
Commercial
 Paddy Power
Andy McLeod

 
Rattling Stick
Tottenham Hotspur football stadium
2013Elsie, an elderly widow
Film (Short)
 BERTIE, THE BUDGIE
Rick Frier

 
FRESH CUT
2013Mrs Ellis
Film (Feature)
The Fitzroy
Andrew Harmer

 
Dresden Pictures
on location (submarine)
2013Psychiatrist
Corporate
 That's English! (for Spain)
Gill Williams
 
 
Wildside Productions
Wildside Productions
2013COPD patient
Corporate
 Talking Heads Video/North West Ambulance Service
Paul Gilmour
 
 
Activation Business Theatre
2013Grandmother
Voice Over
 Olympia mobile phones (Germany)
Patrick Gather

 
New Art Productions
2013Orthodox Jewish secretary
Film (Short)
SAY A LITTLE PRAYER FOR ME
Ido Zeevi

 
London Film School
on location at BBC studios
2013Liz: carer wife
Theatre
 LIVING WITH LONGTERM CONDITIONS
Sonja Linden
 
 
VISIBLE/ AGE UK
Centrepoint
2012ensemble 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 Spe...
2012Joan, vampish Old Great Britain
Film (Feature)
Marriage of Inconvenience
Katerina Curtis

 
Inventome
2012flamboyant dog walker
Commercial
 Future is Dave/UKTV
Chris Balmond

 
Red Bee
2012Leie
Rehearsed Reading
 Requiem for a Friday Night
Daniel Goldman
 
Tangram/CASA Festival
Bolivar Hall
2012glamorous grandmother
Commercial
 Billy Boy Condoms
Dan Sully
 
 
Love Films
2012cheery bus passenger
Corporate
 Unilever
Anthony Austen

 
Mother
2012Mrs Levy
Film (Student)
REFLECTION
Anirudh Ganapathy

 
MET
2012Lois: animated wife (V/O)
Voice Over
 TIRED OF SWIMMING
Anna Eijsbouts

 
RCA
RCA
2012Intrepid pensioner on mobility scooter
TV
 THE CHRONICLES OF PROFESSOR ELEMENTAL
Benjamin Field

 
HoloMedia
Petworth House, on location
2012Rochel, Jewish matriarch
Rehearsed Reading
POP
Trilby James

Act Up
Tristan Bates Theatre
2012Second Witch, Macbeth
Commercial
 Olympics ad for Mexico
Felipe Fernandez del Paso

RSA Films
Lyric Theatre
2012Italian matriarch
Corporate
 M&S training film
Peter Ashcroft

 
Media Zoo
on location: I. Camisa & Sons
2012Katerina, retired government official
Film (Short)
Listen
Daniel Rothschild

 
Unfurling Films
2012Mrs Harry (lead): dementia sufferer
Film (Short)
 Where is Harry?
Malwina Sworczuk
 
 
Krakow Film Lab.
2012Jane
Film (Student)
 As Old As You Feel
Stephen Kenny

London Film School
National Gallery
2011Miss Higgins, a busybody
Corporate
 That's English
Benjamin Field
 
 
Highwood Productions/Spanish TV
2011Countess
Theatre
The Queen of Spades
Max Hoehn
 
Arcola Theatre/ Fusebox
Arcola
2011cheer leader
TV
Odd One In
Steve Smith

 
Zeppotron
BBC Studios, Elstree
2011Mother Teresa
Music Video
Bang On! / Got It
Jamie Roberts

 
Pulse Films
Jacuzzi Studios
2011Miss Sophie
Film (Student)
Dinner for One
Susannah Bragg

 
MET
Ealing Film Studios
2011Prudence, a bohemian
Film (Student)
WINDY DAY
Agnes Zubyte

 
Royal Holloway
2011Wyn, estate queen & librarian
Theatre
Without Planning Permission
Chris Johnston

Fluxx
Cecil Sharp House
2010Older Lady
Corporate
 Expedia Mood
Will McGregor

 
Casual Films
Hive Bar, Brixton
2010Myrtle: Cockney grandmother
Theatre
The 9.21 to Shrub Hill
Ed Bartram

Waxwing Theatre
New Diorama Theatre
2010Molly: drama queen, 70 year old star of silent horror movies
Rehearsed Reading
 The Stanville Beast
Ruth Torjussen

 
FilmDirecting4Women
2010Charity worker, Scout leader
Corporate
 Functional Maths and English (series)
Guy Hawkins

 
Juice Moving Images
Juice, Faringdon, Oxon.
2010Cleaner
Film (Feature)
MERCY
Nana Obiri Yeboah
 
 
Spring Media Production
2010compere
Theatre
 Tribute to Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday
Michael Collins
 
Issy Postill Quartet
Rosemary Branch Theatre
2010Amalia, obsessive Italian housewife
Film (Short)
GENOVA 1960
Josh Sawley
 
Josh Sawley Productions
LCC
2010Ant's Mum (of Ant & Dec)
Film (Student)
 Ant & Dec promo provisionally titled Fan to Friend
Hannah Perry & Emily Dockett

Ravensbourne Film School
Ravensbourne College
2010Richenda, an elderly knitter
Theatre
 Does It Come With Ketchup?
Stephen Lwrence/Gemma Salter
 
Royal Knees Up Variety Night
Theatre Royal, Stratford East
2010Echo:political prisoner
Theatre
 Echo
Mark Butcher
 
 
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Vitrine Gallery & Pilot@AE Harris, Bi...
2010Betsy Pollock, MP
Theatre
 Building
Natasha Campbell

 
Crow Theatre
Elmwood School
2009 - 2010Richenda
Theatre
 Does It Come With Ketchup?
Nora Connolly
 
Ship of FoolsTheatre
Rosemary Branch Theatre

 

Education
college1966, 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.
Any other 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
 
more details
EthnicityMediterranean
Skin ColorOlive
Hair Length Short
Native accentEnglish
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 SpokenFrench, German, Italian
Interested inComedy, 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 inComedy, 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 SkillsChorus
Specific Singing SkillsSoprano
General Dance SkillsBallet, Ballroom, Contemporary, Folk, Jazz, Latin American, Swing/Jive, Tango, Tap
Organisation MembershipEquity
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude?No
DBS checkedYes