Lauren Hood

Training: Kirkham Henry Performing Arts Centre in Malton, North Yorkshire, before attending Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. On graduating, Lauren was presented with the Gyearbuor Asante Award for Acting.

Theatre credits include: Lauren made her professional debut playing the role of Carrie Pipperidge in the West End production of Carousel, for which she received a TMA Award nomination. Other theatre includes: Beauty in Sleeping Beauty, Richmond Theatre. Vera in Mrs Henderson Presents, West End. Oh What a Lovely War, Stratford East.  Penny Pingleton in the national tour of Hairspray. Frenchy and cover Sandy in Grease (UK number-one tour) The leading role of LV in Little Voice (Hull Truck); Gabriel in The Flint Street Nativity (Hull Truck); Laura in the UK tour of Dreamboats and Petticoats, and Martha in the UK and international tour of The Secret Garden.

Television includes: Victoria Wood’s Mid Life Christmas.