Milly Thomas

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Acting

Assistant: Cat Palethorpe

Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Associate Agent: Jennifer Thomas

Voiceover

Assistant: Jennifer Johnston

Acting

Milly wrote two shows which played at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year - DUST, a one-woman show in which Milly stars, and BRUTAL CESSATION. 

DUST in particular received an excellent reception, and has since transferred to the Soho Theatre. She is currently performing a run at the Trafalgar Studios. 

5***** - Broadway Baby

Thomas creates an immense exploration of mental illness that fiercely surpasses all boundaries. Though difficult to watch, Dust is simply electrifying.

 

5 ***** - Three Weeks

Milly Thomas’s performance is utterly compelling

Comparisons to recent hit ‘Fleabag’ seem inevitable

 

Television

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

ENTERPRICE

Kitty

Nida Manzoor

Fudge Park Productions

THE FEED

Sara

Carl Tibbetts/ Michael Clarkson/ Paul Clarkson

Amazon

QUACKS

Florence Nightingale

Andy De Emmony

Lucky Giant

THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER

Blue Dragon

Jamie Stone

Blueprint Pictures Ltd

DOWNTON ABBEY

Tourist

Various

Carnival Productions

X COMPANY

Karin

Jamie Stone

Temple Street Productions

Stage

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

DUST

Alice

Sara Joyce

Soho Theatre

DUST

Alice

Sara Joyce

Trafalgar Studios

CARGO

Joey

David Mercatali

Metal Rabbit Productions

DRY LAND

Amy

Hannah Hauer-King

Jermyn Street Theatre

IMPOSSIBLE

Beth Houdini

Hannah Eidinow

Pleasance Dome

ANIMALS

Maya

Lisa Cagnacci

Theatre503

A FIRST WORLD PROBLEM

Hebe Reynolds

Holly Race Roughan

Theatre 503

LOVE AND INFORMATION

Various

Richard Beecham

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

JUMPY

Frances

Dugald Bruce-Lockhart

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

EASY VIRTUE

Sarah Hurst

Auriol Smith

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

RICHARD II

Richard II

Bill Buckhurst

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

ROMEO AND JULIET

Juliet

Nick Moseley

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

THE BEAU DEFEATED

Mistress Rich

Paddy Toomey

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

THE ORESTIA

Electra

Claudette Williams

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM

Hermia

Claudette Williams

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

Blanche DuBois

Peter McAllister

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

SEEING DOUBLE: VISION & SEEING DOUBLE: FIGURES

Summer Jenkins

Alex Woolf & Sadie Spencer

Greenlight Theatre

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH

Mrs Antrobus

Tim Hardy

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

THREE SISTERS

Natasha

Peter McAllister

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

AFTER THE WAR

Violet Schiff

Holly Roughan

Bristol University Theatre

CORAM BOY

Melissa Milcote/Angel

Alex Woolf & Sadie Spender

Greenlight Theatre

PERICLES

Marina

Greg De Polnay

TWELFTH NIGHT

Maria/ Antonio

Luke Thompson

BLOOD WEDDING

The Bride

Lisa Spirling

Film

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

TOOTH FAIRY

Ramona

Tristan Noakes

Shark Eye Ltd

VERNON WALKS

Arita

Santiago Zannou

Morena Films

JOAN OF ARC

Joan

Russ Holt

Go Films

AND THEN I WAS FRENCH

Zoe

Claire Apps

Dog Eared Films

WOMAN IN GOLD

Stewardess

Simon Curtis

BBC Films/TWC

HEARTS AND MINDS

Anna

Adam Tyler

Scratchmark Films

Other

ProductionCharacterDirectorCompany

IDLE - (short)

Rachael

Misha Vertkin

Third Eye Productions

BLEACH (short)

Hot

Mitch Silcock

Film, TV & Theatre

Milly was on the young writers' programs for Soho Theatre, Headlong Theatre and in 2016 completed the Channel 4 Writing Scheme.

Milly won the award for Acting Excellence at The Stage Edinburgh Awards for her one woman show DUST in 2017. The play transferred to Soho Theatre and Trafalgar Studios in 2018 and is nominated for Best New Play and Best Off-West End Production at the WhatsOnStage Awards 2019. 

She is developing DUST for television for Merman and is working on an original series for the BBC.

 

 

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

BEAUTY QUEENS

Keshet

Co-written with Ben Weatherill

DUST

Merman

TV adaptation of her one woman show

UNTITLED COMMISSION

Eleventh Hour Films

UNTITLED COMMISSION

BBC Wales

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

RIVERCITY

2017

BBC Scotland

1 x 60'

CLIQUE

2017

Balloon Entertainment/ BBC3

1 x 60'

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

DUST

2018

Deus Ex Machina Productions / Trafalgar Studios

directed by Sara Joyce

DUST

2018

Soho Theatre

Transfer of 2017 Edinburgh show

DUST

2017

Underbelly (Edinburgh Fringe)

Written & performed by Milly Thomas
Dir. Sara Joyce
*Winner Award for Acting Excellence The Stage Edinburgh Awards
Published by Oberon
*Nominated Best New Play WhatsOnStage Awards 2019
*Best Off-West End Production WhatsOnStage Awards 2019

BRUTAL CESSATION

2017

Assembly (Edinburgh Fringe)

Dir. Beth Pitts
Published by Oberon

CLICKBAIT

2016

Theatre503

Dir. Holly Race Roughan
Published by Oberon

PIGGIES

2015

Central School of Speech & Drama

Dir. Audrey Sheffield

A FIRST WORLD PROBLEM

2014

Theatre503

Dir. Holly Race Roughan
Published by Oberon

Other

ProductionCompanyNotes
2017

1 x 10' audio drama as part of 'Hotel Europe' installation
Curated by David Ralph & Isley Lynn

CHANNEL 4 WRITING SCHEME

2016

Channel 4

SAWNEY

2015

Pure Grass Films Ltd

Writers' Room

STAR

2014

Balloon Entertainment

Writers' Room

DUST

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ British Theatre Guide

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Broadway Baby

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ GQ Magazine

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Three Weeks

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ London City Nights

★ ★ ★ ★ Time Out

★ ★ ★ ★ The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ Fest Mag

★ ★ ★ ★ The Herald

★ ★ ★ ★ The List

 

BRUTAL CESSATION

★ ★ ★ ★ The Stage

★ ★ ★ ★ The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ Broadway Baby

★ ★ ★ ★ BritishTheatre.com

★ ★ ★ ★ The Quotidian Times

 

A FIRST WORLD PROBLEM

“Evocative and poetic; the writing sharp, witty and well-observed” ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (Michaela Clement-Hayes, West End Wilma)

"Multi-faceted and strikingly complex" ★ ★ ★ ★ (Lauren Penncott, The Upcoming)

"Entertaining and thought-provoking" ★ ★ ★ ★ (Ally Temple, Female Arts)

 

CLICKBAIT

“Perfect...a fantastic play" ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ (Rob Warren, Everything Theatre)

“Bold and unnerving” ★ ★ ★ ★ (Michelle Keepence, The Upcoming)

“Thomas is fearless… never happier than when she ventures to the edge of the abyss and drags the audience along with her” ★ ★ ★ ★ (Michael Davis, Female Arts)

Selected by Natasha Tripney (The Stage) for her top Theatre Picks January 2016