A C T O R
HANNAH W E S T
Hannah West is a Scottish Actor based in London and is represented by Sean Holmes Management. She finished studying an MA in Acting at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA) in London last year and holds an Acting Diploma from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She made her debut TV appearance at the age of 14 in SKY TV’s “The Castle”. Since then she has acted in a number of a short films, fringe theatre productions and commercial work. In 2019 she won an award for Best Actress from the Oniros Film Awards for her role as Melanie in Invisible People, a short film which she also wrote and produced. The year before she won an award for Best Actress in a Drama from the Actors Awards for her role as Laura in the film “A Friend in Need”. On top of her Masters, in 2019 Hannah completed a run of Follow My Fingers at the Clapham Fringe Festival which she wrote, directed and starred in. The show received a 4 star review from London Theatre Reviews and is set to go on tour this year.
Hannah is keeping busy in isolation and has started writing and performing her own online series called Quaranteam, a comedy sketch about a group of clones. Check out Episode 1 here. She has also just created a short 2 minute film called HOPE for the Corman film challenge, using the platform to build awareness about mental health and suicide. Just before lockdown Hannah wrote, performed and directed in another comedy short film called Love In The Time Of Corona which was featured in the British Comedy Guide and Chortle.
Hannah also holds a Masters in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action, and is committed to using her platform as an actor to explore social and political issues, and tell stories which help people better understand the world around them. She has also just launched her own production company called Rebel Act Productions which combines her two passions: human rights and acting.
Hannah also composes her own songs, playing guitar, tabla (drums) and singing.
Previous work includes: Love In The Time Of Corona (Rebel Act Productions), Invisible People (Rebel Act Productions), The Castle (SKY Television), A Friend In Need (Vortex Films), CatMan (Cedar Roost), Weird Love (Future Proof Films), Pravda (Bridewell Theatre), Antigone (Theatro Technis),1984 (Theatro Technis), It All Goes Back to The Mushroom (The Etcetera Theatre), LovePlay (RCSSD), Memory of Water (ALRA), Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (ALRA), and The Rose Tattoo (ALRA).