DALLIMORE - Glinda
Helen makes her West End debut as Glinda in WICKED.
Helen grew up in Oxford and in Sydney, Australia,
where she trained as an actress at The National Institute
of Dramatic Art. With years of singing studies behind
her, Helen first made her name playing 'Miss Adelaide'
in Guys and Dolls when still at NIDA, and was
immediately cast by the prestigious Sydney Theatre
Company in David Edgar's Pentecost. She has subsequently
appeared in many productions for STC, including The
Unlikely Prospect of Happiness; The Hanging Man
by Andrew Upton and Gale Edward's production of Up
For Grabs, in which she created the central role
of 'Simone', later played in the West End by Madonna.
She was recently part of the ensemble that opened
the company's Sydney Theatre, with the musical The
Republic of Myopia and the play Harbour.
Helen has simultaneously enjoyed a career in film
and television, playing leading roles in the movies
The Extra and Mr Accident; the TV movies
Secret Bridesmaid's Business and Day of
the Roses and guest roles on All Saints; Water
Rats; Home and Away; Flipper and GP. She
has also appeared in several US productions including
the TV movies South Pacific (starring Glenn
Close and Harry Connick, Jr.) and The Three Stooges;
as well as the US feature film Kangaroo Jack.
Helen recently returned to England and has since appeared
on television in Midsomer Murders.
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