Poppy Abbott Actress

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Training:

  • National Youth Theatre
  • National Youth Film Academy
  • Speech and Drama lessons
  • English literature and Drama (BA Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London
  • A member of Stage ’65 2008-2011
  • A member of Stagecoach 1998-2007

Poppy was born in South East London where she began her career at the ripe old age of four appearing in the Teletubbies and featuring in wedding magazine shoots. She joined Stagecoach at 7 years old where she enjoyed and nurtured her 10 years with the company. Having moved to the English countryside, Poppy went on to perform with her local youth theatre at Salisbury Playhouse whilst completing her A levels. She is also a member of the National Youth Theatre. Poppy has completed her 3 year BA (hons) degree in English Literature and Drama and Theatre Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, graduating with a 2:1. Her time at the university Poppy performed in many of the societies plays and musicals.

Since graduating, Poppy has acted in short films, commercials and music videos. She has recently trained with Bernard Hiller in his acting masterclasses in London, Ischia Film Festival and Los Angeles.

Aside from acting Poppy loves cooking and baking, cuddles with her hamster Marvin and is partial to a bit of karaoke. 

 Poppy plays piano and clarinet at grade 5 standard, , Mezze soprano singer, County athletics 100m and 100m relay- silver and gold, clean driving license