sally george, actress
Sally was born in Hull and trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has worked extensively in the Theatre spending several years with The Royal Shakespeare Company, graduating quickly from as cast to playing leading roles. Her second professional job was to join the company in Bill Alexander’s award winning production of Richard III touring Australia. RSC plays include Merry Wives, Titus Andronicus, Penny For A Song, Misalliance, Richard III, Taming of The Shrew, The New Inn, Fashion and Oedipus. Sally created the role of Maggie in the world premiere of Vaclav Havel’s award winning production of Temptation. With the RSC she also toured Japan, the UK and spent a season at the Almeida Theatre London. Other theatre work includes: UK tour of When We Are Married. Seasons at: The New Victoria Theatre Stoke: Comedy of Errors, The Jolly Potters. Alan Ayckborn Theatre Scarborough: Something Blue. The Theatre Royal Northampton: House And Garden. West Yorkshire Playhouse: Larkin With Women. Alhambra Theatre Bradford: Ghosts. Sally was a founder member of Northern Broadsides playing Lady Anne in their original production of Richard III at Riverside Studios, The Tower of London and in Copenhagen. She was then invited to record her role for BBC radio. The Kings Head Theatre London: You Can’t Take It With You (nominated for a fringe comedy award) Women Laughing and Ghosts. The Battersea Arts Centre (Critics Up For Review Season): Traveller Without Luggage. Sally’s one woman shows: My Matisse and A case of The Poet played at The New End Theatre Hampstead, Edinburgh Festival, Dylan Thomas Festival and UK tours.
Sally’s extensive television and film credits include: The Buddha of Suburbia, Persuasion, Measure for Measure, Women At War, Death of Romance, Mulberry, Daziel and Pascoe, Holby City, Casualty, Hollyoaks, Footballer’s Wives, The Bill, Eastenders, Heartbeat and Doctors. For BBC Radio: The Roy Orbison Story, Rock and Roll, King Street Juniors, Richard III and Temptation. Sally has recently completed an MA in Drama and Movement Therapy at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.