Theatre includes Wonderful Tennessee (Sheffield Crucible), The Dog in the Manger, Pedro The Great Pretender and Tamar’s Revenge (RSC/Spanish Golden Age Season Stratford and West End), Peer Gynt, The Playboy of the Western World (National Theatre), Twelfth Night (Oxford Creation Theatre), Dancing at Lughnasa (New Vic Theatre), Blood Wedding (Newcastle Playhouse), Over the Bridge and Spokesong (Finborough Theatre), The Art of Success (Arcola Theatre), Summerhouse and The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (Druid Theatre, Galway), Playgirl and Rumpelstilskin (Abbey Theatre Dublin), The Illusion (Charabanc Theatre Belfast), The Lament for Arthur Cleary (7:84 Theatre Scotland), Translations (Chandler Studio Glasgow). Most recently The Dogs of War (Old Red Lion Theatre. OffWestEnd Awards nomination for Best Actress).
Television includes Dani’s Castle,Holby City, Red Rock.
Film includes A Pornographer Woos.
Melanie has written 5 short plays, all performed at the Landor Theatre London, one of which, Bungalow, was made in to a short film. She has recorded many radio plays in Ireland and multiple audiobooks in the UK.
She teaches acting and voice classes in Performing Arts colleges in London and Cambridgeshire.
Trained at The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.