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2016

Theatre

Melissa will be performing in Don't Dress for Dinner directed by Ron Aldridge, Cash on Delivery directed by Andy Powrie and The Old Country directed by Phil Clark as part of the Southwold & Aldeburgh Summer Repertory season.

Film

Melissa has won Best Actress for her role in Cold Reader at the London Ealing Film Awards.

Best Actress Award

Theatre

Melissa is playing the role of Nurse Parsley in a UK tour of Secondary Cause of Death for talking Scarlet.

2015

Film

Cold Reader has been officially selected for the 2016 International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema and nominated for Best Short Film.

Theatre

Melissa will be performing in Educating Rita directed by Des Barrit, Bedroom Farce directed by Nicky Henson and Perfect Wedding directed by Simon Thompson as part of the 55th Summer Rep season at Sheringham Little Theatre.

Film

Melissa co-produced and played the role of Gaia in Cold Reader for Organised Chaos Films directed by Michael Beddoes.

Cold Reader

Dubbing (Television)

Melissa worked as a dubbing artist for new Sky 1 medical drama Critical

More about Critical here http://www.sky.com/tv/show/critical

Film

Filminute winner Earth's Last Hope will be screened at the BFI as part of the London Comedy Film Festival

Theatre

Melissa is playing multiple roles in Wind in the Willows at The Drama Theatre, Hong Kong and SOTA Theatre, Singapore for talking Scarlet in association with ABA Productions.

Theatre

Melissa is playing the role of Geraldine Barclay in What The Butler Saw at Brighton Emporium for talking Scarlet.

Commercial

Melissa can be seen in a new commercial for Decowall.

2014

Theatre

Melissa is playing the role of Laura in David Campton's gothic drama Carmilla for ID PLAYS.

>  Full UK tour schedule and details here

Theatre

Melissa is playing the role of Lucy in Ladies in Retirement for ID PLAYS. Cast includes: Shirley-Anne Field, Oliver Mellor and Kim Taylforth

>  Full UK tour schedule and details here

Photography

Melissa has completed modelling for costumiers COSPROP at Hampshire Street Studios. Photography by Thomas Knights

>  Find out more about COSPROP here

Press

An interview with Sonni Carpenter at VELVET FILM

>  Read more here

2013

Event

Arriving at the Chain of Hope Annual Gala Ball, a charity who supports children with life-threatening cardiac conditions, with actor Gary Carr.

>  View the gallery here

Film

Melissa played the role of Fire in superhero 60 second short Earth's Last Hope produced by FAKE PLASTIC VIDEOS and directed by Riccardo Servini. Winner of the Top Rated award at Film Minute http://www.filminute.com/pages/award-winning-films-2014

Music Video

Melissa performed in the video for new artist WEATHERSTORMS first single Keep Reaching

Press

Educating Rita

Interview with Rob Underwood and cast member Paul Lavers at BBC Radio Lincolnshire speaking about Educating Rita.

Theatre

Melissa plays the title role in Educating Rita at Lincoln Theatre Royal.

>  Full performance listings can be found here