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Rebecca Root – Production Consultant

Rebecca is best known for playing Judy in BBC Two’s ground-breaking comedy series Boy Meets Girl.

Other screen credits include Last Christmas, Creation Stories, The Sisters Brothers, Colette, The Danish Girl, Flack, The Romanoffs, Moominvalley, Hank Zipzer, Doctors, Celebrity Mastermind, Casualty, The Detectives, and Keeping Up Appearances.

Theatre credits include the world premiere of Rathmines Road at the Abbey Theatre for Fishamble; the award-winning Trans Scripts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2015, revived in 2017 at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts; The Bear / The Proposal at the Young Vic; and Hamlet at the Gielgud Theatre, London.

Radio credits include Clare In The Community, Life Lines, and 1977 for BBC Radio 4. She has made guest appearances on programmes as varied as Woman’s Hour, Front Row, Loose Ends, Saturday Live, and A Good Read.

Rebecca is also a voice and speech coach, working chiefly with trans clients. She has presented workshops on this speciality internationally and a selection of her academic papers have been published in Voice & Speech Review (Routledge). She has been a visiting lecturer at such leading drama schools as RADA, Royal Central, East 15, Arts Educational, and London Drama Studio.

She is Patron of the charities Liberate (Jersey) and Diversity Role Models, and is a passionate advocate for LGBT visibility, equal rights and societal acceptance.