Diane Spencer

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Diane Spencer

Model Details

Gender Female
Age 37
Height 5ft 10in / 178cm
Bust 35.5"
Waist 30" / 76.2cm
Shoe 7
Hips 40 / 101.6cm
Dress Size 10
Eyes Green
Hair Red

Notes

TELEVISION

2013, Television, 50 Funniest Moments of 2013, Self, Objective Scotland

2012, Television, 50 Funniest Moments of 2012, Self, Objective Scotland

2012, Television, Britain Unzipped, Various (sketch), BBC

2012, Television, The Boy with Tape (PILOT), Various (sketch), BBC

RADIO

2013, Radio, Newsjack, Writer, BBC

2012, Radio, LBC, Guest, LBC

2011, Radio, The Back End of Next Week, Guest, Hattrick, Mark Talbot

FILM

2007, Film, Kuraimazu Hai (Climbers High), Jane, Be Wild Productions, Masato Harada

SHORT FILM

2009, Short film, Nature’s Baby, Mother Nature, Team Sinistral, Luke Wheeler

COMEDY – Stand-up  (Includes)**

2013, Stand-up, Hurricane Diane, Performer/writer, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

2012, Stand-up, Exquisite Bad Taste, Performer/writer, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival

2011, Stand-up, All-pervading Madness, Performer/writer, Soho Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival

2010, Stand-up, Lost in the Mouth Specific, Performer/writer, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, NZ International Comedy Festival

2009, Stand-up, Big Comedy Breakfast, Performer/writer, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

2009, Stand-up, TamPomPom (Solo), Performer/writer, NZ International Comedy Festival

2008, Stand-up, Spam Pig (Solo), Performer/writer, NZ International Comedy Festival

THEATRE (Includes)

2004, Theatre, Nude with Violin, Jane, Digby Theatre, Dorset

2003, Theatre, Aladdin, Aladdin, Sandford Studio, Dorset

2002, Theatre, Haroun & the Sea of Stories, Rashid Khalifa, Ludd Studio, Loughborough

2002, Theatre, Stags & Hens, Linda, Sir Robert Martin Theatre, Loughborough

2002, Theatre, Wyrd Sisters, Granny Weatherwax. Edward Herbert Theatre, Loughborough

2002, Theatre, Grease, Sonny, Sir Robert Martin Teatre, Loughborough

2001, Theatre, Sily Cow, Doris Wallis, Edward Herbert Theatre, Loughborough

1999, Theatre, The Dog Beneath, Various, Ludd Studio, Loughborough

1999, Theatre, Dracula, Vampire Maid, Ludd Studio,Loughborough                                                                                                                                                                          

NON-BROADCAST VIDEO

2007, Non-broadcast video, Karen David International, Rebecca (presenter), Shotz Limited,Ronel Shodt

TRAINING

      Meisner technique with Michael Saccente 2009 – 2010

·     Audition technique with Terri de’Ath 2008

       LAMDA Gold Medal Acting with Distinction

        LAMDA Acting Grade Eight with Honours

         LAMDA Speech and Acting tuition for 8 years

        BA Drama Honours Degree, Loughborough University 1999-2002

ADDITIONAL

·         Natural English Accent

·         Proficient with many accents including American and variety of British regional accents

·         Plays piano

·         Singer, mezzo soprano

·         Plays golf, ice skates, swimmer, horse riding

·         Commercials including “Irish Spring” (USA), “Vodafone” (Germany), “Capital One” (USA), Vicks (Australia 2007), Fisher and Paykel ‘Elba’ (NZ 2007)

·         Stand-up comedian**

·         Experienced host and MC, including Cross Street Carnival 2009 (NZ)

·         *Nominated Best Actress, 48 Hour Film Competition 2009

**NOMINATIONS/AWARDS (COMEDY – Stand-up)

·         The New Current Woman of the Year 2013

·         Top 5 Hottest Comedy Shows, Edinburgh Fringe 2012 (The Scotsman)

·         Nominated Best Comedy (Emerging), Adelaide Fringe Awards 2011

·         Chortle Awards 2011: Best Newcomer winner

·         “Hottest Comedians 2010″ Londonisfunny.com

·         Nominated Best Actress, 2009, 48 Hr Film Competition, Auckland heat.

·         Nominated Best Female Comedian, NZ Comedy Guild 2009

·         Nominated Andrew Kovacevich Cup, NZ Comedy Guild 2009      

·         Nominated Best Newcomer, NZ Comedy Guild, 2007

·         Highly Commended Finalist, RAW Comedy Quest, Auckland 2007

fainthearted, but also not to be missed.” ThreeWeeks   five stars purple

UK comedian Diane Spencer delights audiences worldwide with her cheeky, dark and often edgy stand-up comedy.  A dazzling performer, Diane captivates the crowd with her charming demeanour, cutting wit and skilfully crafted material. Diane is also a LAMDA Gold Medal holding trained actor with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama. For acting work please contact Irene at Fab New Faces: http://fabnewfaces.co.uk/index.php/models/view_model/5293

Starting in November 2006, Diane quickly showed promise as a comedian, being a highly commended finalist in the Raw Comedy Quest competition 2007.  Although British born, Diane was living in New Zealand at the time, and began shaping her comedy skills in Auckland, eventually being nominated for Best Female Comedian by the NZ Comedy Guild in 2009, notably for her solo hour “Wit, Charm and Filth” (2009).   At this point Diane had performed in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, in a line-up show as part of the Big Comedy Breakfast, and accepted who she was, and what she wanted to do.  Before emigrating back to the UK, Diane wrote an entire new hour long stand-up show called “Lost in the Mouth Specific” and embarked on a breakout solo tour to Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Comedy, Sydney Comedy, New Zealand International Comedy and Edinburgh Fringe festivals.  This show not only enabled Diane to break into the UK comedy circuit, it also won her the Chortle Best Newcomer.

“Between her theatrical facial expressions, on-point character roles and enthralling story-telling ability, Spencer mesmerises the crowd.”  Edinburgh Festivals Magazinefive stars purple

Since then Diane has been a working comedian, performing in clubs up and down the UK, but also internationally.  She is the “Comedy Angel” of the Aarhus Festuge in Denmark, tours to Luxembourg, Italy and most recently Norway, her natural gift for storytelling but with universal themes and biting punchlines appealing globally.   In 2011, Diane returned to Adelaide, Melbourne and Edinburgh with a new show “All-pervading madness” (2011) a direct follow on from Lost in the Mouth Specific.  This show highlighted Diane as a jewel in the comedy landscape, with multiple 5 star reviews and a nomination for Best Comedy (Emerging) at the Adelaide Fringe.

Diane draws inspiration from her own life and social concerns, and in total has written 6 stand-up comedy shows, each critically acclaimed and available to watch on Youtube.  Steadily amassing an online fanbase, Diane’s videos have now been watched over a quarter of a million times, and that number is rising.  Producing her comedy content and directly uploading it to YouTube has enabled Diane’s comedy scope to encompass the globe and bring smiles to people wherever they are.

 

Cineworld ad:

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Finnair Ad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vV5QwHDXnbQ&app=desktop

Skills

Accents & Dialects: American-Standard

Accents & Dialects: Belfast

Accents & Dialects: Bristol

Accents & Dialects: Dorset

Accents & Dialects: Kent

Accents & Dialects: London

Accents & Dialects: New Zealand

Accents & Dialects: Australian

Driving Licenses: Driving License

Languages: English

Music & Dance: Piano

Music & Dance: Aerobics

Music & Dance: Burlesque

Other Skills: Drama Workshop Leader

Other Skills: Improvisation

Other Skills: Professional Scriptwriter

Other Skills: Story Telling

Performance Skills: Comedy

Performance Skills: Compere

Performance Skills: Stand-up Comic

Performance Skills: Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe

Sports: Bowling

Sports: Cycling

Sports: Horse-riding

Sports: Ice Skating

Sports: Netball

Sports: Kick Boxing

Sports: Pool

Sports: Swimming

Sports: Yoga