Actor - Singer - Musician
Kirsty MacLaren is a Scottish actor and a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She has just finished reprising the role of Manda in the West End transfer of National Theatre of Scotland's Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, which she originated in 2015.
Most recently, she appeared as the title role in Rapunzel for Platform Theatre and reprised her role as Lulu in BBC Radio Scotland's Lulu's Back in Town.
Other recent theatre credits include: Susanna Walcott in The Crucible (Royal Lyceum Theatre); Lady Agatha Lasenby in The Admirable Crichton, Morag in Mr Bolfry, Mimi in Whiskey Kisses, Bella in Yellow on the Broom, Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th St (Pitlochry Festival Theatre); Dorothy in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the title role in Peter Pan (PMA Productions); The Good Fairy Azuriel in Sleeping Beauty (Imagine Theatre); Little Miss Thimble in the original cast of Freak Show (Noisemaker Productions).
Film/TV and Radio credits include Lulu in A Lulu of a Kid (BBC Radio Drama); Lola in Skin Deep (RCS); Rosie Hart in Freddie Bird's Guide to Dating from the Afterlife (Chicken Demon Productions) and Andrina in End of Season (BBC).
Kirsty is a highly skilled pianist, flautist and singer. She is also trained in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and Street Dance.
Olivier Awards 2017 - Win for Our Ladies...
Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour was awarded Best New Comedy at the 2017 Olivier Awards. Kirsty was also nominated for a Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress, along with the whole cast of Our Ladies...