Michelle Bonnard

Michelle Bonnard (born 14 September 1980)[1] is an English actress and screenwriter. She attended the Central Junior Television Workshop before studying at LAMDA.


Michelle Bonnard has worked in television, theatre and film. She first came to prominence playing Helena in the BBC’s 2005 adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, called ShakespeaRe-Told.[2] Other roles include DCI Goodchild in The Fear for Channel 4 starring Peter Mullan, press officer Tops in BBC/HBO drama Five Days[3] (Golden Globe and BAFTA nominated), Raghad Hussein in Channel 4’s Saddam’s Tribe[4] and Stephanie Blake in Law and Order UK.

Stage appearances include The Quiet House at Park Theatre (Off West End Award nomination for best actress), A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes at Tricycle Theatre directed by Indhu Rubasingham, Beasts and Beauties at Hampstead Theatre Melly Still, On The Record (Michael Longhurst), Macbeth (Max Stafford-Clark) and Europe (Douglas Rintoul) and The Mirror for Princes (Sulyman Al Bassam) (both at the Barbican Theatre).[5]

Select Television and Film Credits


  1. ^ "Michelle Bonnard". www.tvsa.co.za. Retrieved 2019-12-07.
  2. ^ "Shakespeare Retold: A Midsummer Night's Dream". ABC Online. 28 January 2007. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  3. ^ Leonard, John (30 September 2007). "Five Days". New York. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  4. ^ O'Donovan, Gerard (10 May 2007). "Leave Saddam to the historians". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 1 February 2011.
  5. ^ Cargill, Peter (14 March 2007). "Europe". The Stage. Retrieved 1 February 2011.

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