Bronwyn Grannall

Actor

Film work

  • Mrs Whitehall in In Good Spirits, Mackay Film Unit, 2017 (dir. Paul Vander Loos) (PRE-PRODUCTION)
  • Featured in several short films (not yet titled), Purewater Productions, Mackay, 2013 (dir. Gavin Barron)
  • The Woman in Sound Witness, Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2009 (dir. Stan Hillard)
  • Caretaker in Curtain Down, Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2007 (dir. Stan Hillard)
  • Featured in Waiting for the Reaper, Kucom Film Unit, Mackay, 2007 (dir. Stan Hillard)
  • Eve in In the Beginning, Freelance, Canberra, 1981 (dir. Tony Godfrey-Smith)
  • Extra / Continuity in The Hard Word, Freelance, Canberra, 1970 (dir. Michael Robertson)

Stage work – as performer

  • Petronella Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank, Kucom Theatre, 2016 (dir. Daniel O’Neill & Jim Kelly)
  • Juanita in Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2012 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Blanche in Night Watch, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2011 (dir. Heather Mactavish)
  • Marion in Brilliant Lies, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2011 (dir. Jim Kelly)
  • Bridie in The Shoe-Horn Sonata, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2010 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Margaret in The Fat Lady Sings in Little Grimley, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2009 (dir. Sue Stock)
  • Julia in Fallen Angels, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2009 (dir. Russell Lowry)
  • Gwenda in Bazaar and Rummage, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2008 (dir. Tessa King)
  • Margaret in The Exorcism, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2007, (dir. Tessa King)
  • Sandra in Beautiful Thing, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2006 (dir. Jim Kelly)
  • Claire in Rumours, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2006 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Gertie in Farewell, Brisbane Ladies, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2005, (dir. Jim Kelly)
  • Shirley Valentine in Shirley Valentine, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2005 (dir. Kath Ward)
  • Councillor Stone in Skate (a Kucom Youth Theatre production), Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2005 (dir. Kath Ward)
  • Rita in Sirocco and the Angel, The Street Theatre, Canberra, 2004 (dir. Peter Damien Hayes)
  • Mrs Banks in Barefoot in the Park, The Players Company, Canberra, 2004, (dir. Liz Bradley)
  • Sandra in Beautiful Thing, ARTS Theatre, Canberra, 2004 (dir. Adam Spreadbury-Maher)
  • Annie Wilkes in Misery, HMT Theatre, Canberra, 2003 (dir. Liz Bradley)
  • Emilie Dulay in My Three Angels, The Players Company, Canberra, 2003 (dir. Liz Bradley)
  • M’Lynn in Steel Magnolias, Free Rain Theatre Company, Canberra, 2002 (dir. Anne Somes)
  • Hilary in Hotel Sorrento, Free Rain Theatre Company, Canberra, 2002 (dir. Kellie Somes)
  • Mrs Richards in Fawlty Towers (theatre restaurant production), The Players Company, Canberra, 2002 (dir. Jasan Savage)
  • Sylvie in The Odd Couple (female version), The Players Company, Canberra, 2001 (dir. Liz Bradley)
  • Josie in Steaming, Canberra Repertory, 2001 (dir. Liz Bradley)
  • Sheila in Relatively Speaking, Canberra Repertory, 2000 (dir. Corille Fraser)
  • Dunya in The Donahue Sisters, Paradox Theatre Company, Canberra, 2000 (dir. Rob Gray)
  • Cath in Entertaining Mr Sloane, The Players Company, Canberra, 2000 (dir. Liz Bradley)
  • Lady Sybil Ramkin in Men at Arms (a Rep Fringe production), Canberra Repertory, 1999 (dir. Ian Carcary)
  • Grace Winslow in The Winslow Boy, Canberra Repertory, 1998 (dir. Carol Woodrow)
  • Nora in They Came from Mars and Landed Outside the Farndale Avenue Church Hall in Time for the Townswomen’s Guild Coffee Morning, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1997 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Blair Griffin in Fatal Attraction, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1997 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Mary in What’s for Pudding?, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1997 (dir. Sue Stock)
  • Judith in The Flesh Game, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1996 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Olive in The Odd Couple (female version), Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1996 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Veronica in Once in a Blue Moon, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1995 (dir. John Irvine)
  • Jo in Chinamen, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1995 (dir. Maureen Coleman)
  • Felicity in Chase Me Up Farndale Avenue, S’il Vous Plait, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1995 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Margaret in Last Tango in Little Grimley, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 1994 (dir. Sue Stock)
  • The Woman in George’s Room, Canberra Lunchbox Theatre, 1981 (dir. Edith Thompson)
  • Helena Charles in Look Back in Anger, TAP Theatre, Canberra, 1980 (dir. Martin Redpath)
  • Alice Faulkner in Sherlock Holmes, Canberra Repertory, 1979 (dir. Ken Boucher)
  • Maid / Nichette understudy in Camille, Canberra Repertory, 1977 (dir. Ross McGregor)
  • Winnie in Female Transport, Canberra Repertory, 1976 (dir. Ross McGregor)
  • Drunken tart in Drums in the Night, Studio Theatre Group, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1974
  • Julia in Sabrina Fair, Genesian Theatre, Sydney, 1970 (dir. Ray Ainsworth)
  • Margaret Roper understudy in A Man for All Seasons, Genesian Theatre, Sydney, 1970 (dir. Colleen Clifford)
  • Irina Nikolayevna Arkadina in The Seagull, Genesian Theatre, Sydney, 1970 (dir. Peter Hickey)
  • Small supporting role / understudy in Spring 1600, Genesian Theatre, Sydney, 1969 (dir. Douglas Hedge)

Stage work – as director

  • Director, Husband Murderers Support Group, Kucom Theatre, 2017
  • Director, Sorry, Wrong Number, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2016
  • Director, Caught in the Net, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2015
  • Director, Secret Bridesmaids’ Business, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2007

Musical theatre

  • Ensemble in Jekyll and Hyde, Triple Threat Theatre Company, 2017 (dir. Vicky Bobeldyk)
  • Suzie-Q in The Larrikin, Thespian Ink, 2017 (dir. Sammy Munt)
  • Ugly Stepsister in Cinderella (pantomime), Mackay Musical Comedy Players, 2016 (dir. Sue Dalton)
  • Mona in Strudelfest, Mackay Musical Comedy Players, 2015 (dir. Vicky Bobeldyk)
  • Governor Ferguson / Chorus, Bonnie and Clyde (Australian premiere), Mackay Musical Comedy Players, 2014 (dir. Cheryl Peppin)
  • Queen Nefrititi in A Wink at the Sphinx (theatre restaurant production), Mackay Musical Comedy Players, 2014 (dir. Nathan Chant)
  • Ma Baker in Ma Baker’s Tonic (theatre restaurant production), Mackay Musical Comedy Players, 2013 (dir. Cheryl Peppin)
  • Ko-Ko in The Farndale ‘Mikado’, Kucom Theatre, Mackay, 2005 (dir. Heather MacTavish)
  • Lil Pepper in Red Peppers, The Players Company, Canberra, 2000 (dir. Jasan Savage)
  • Nurse in Babes in the Wood (pantomime), Lae, PNG, 1993
  • Jan Klaasen’s Wife in The Poppenkast (a Dutch folk play for children), Alpha Theatre, Canberra, 1991 (dir. Corille Fraser)
  • Soul Singer / Magdalen understudy in Jesus Christ Superstar, Canberra Theatre, 1979 (dir Terry O’Connell)
  • Nun in The Sound of Music, Canberra Philharmonic Society, 1978
  • Various roles including the Red Cross Nurse in Oh What a Lovely War, TAP Theatre, Canberra, 1978 (dir. Martin Redpath)
  • Chorus / Musetta understudy in La Boheme, Canberra Repertory, 1977 (dir. Ross McGregor)
  • Chorus – singer / dancer in Cabaret, Canberra Repertory, 1976 (dir. Ross McGregor)
  • Acting and singing in various comedy sketches, STG74R (a comedy revue), Studio Theatre Group, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1974 (dir. Henry Phillips)

TV work

  • Featured in TV commercial for Esprit Homes, Mackay, Bright Light Marketing, 2016
  • Featured in TV commercial for P Comino & Sons, Mackay, DP Advertising, 2014
  • Featured in TV promotion for Yellow Pages, Southern Cross TEN, 2011
  • Featured in TV commercials for TravelSmart, Queensland Transport, 2007
  • Featured in ‘Spring into Canberra’ promotion, Canberra Tourism, 2003
  • Featured in TV commercial for Jerrabomberra Park residential development, Canberra, Images Online, 1999
  • Featured in several episodes of People in Conflict (a ‘real-life’ TV drama series), Channel 9, Sydney, 1968

Corporate and promotional video and voice-over

  • Featured in promotional video for a drug company, Elite Agency, Canberra, 2004
  • Featured in promotional video for a local health service, Elite Agency, Canberra, 2004
  • Featured in ”Palliative Care: More than just pain control’ (for National Palliative Care Week), Palliative Care Australia, 2003
  • Featured (voice-over) in Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service corporate video, 2003
  • Featured in training video for the Australian Taxation Office, Canberra, 2004

Radio work

  • Radio presenter, ‘What’s Happening in Mackay?’, a twice-weekly community information program on Community Radio 4CRM, Mackay, 2006-2009
  • Featured in various radio plays on ACT Community Radio Network, Canberra Playwrights Group, 1999-2004

Accolades and awards

2015           Selected to participate in the Applause Rising Talent Showcase (ARTS), Orlando, Florida

2004           Beautiful Thing, ARTS Theatre, Canberra (dir. Adam Spreadbury-Maher) – this production won the 2004 Canberra Critics’ Award.

2004           Barefoot in the Park, The Players Company, Canberra (dir. Liz Bradley) – nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

2003           Misery, HMT Theatre, Canberra (dir. Liz Bradley) – won Canberra Area Theatre Award for ‘Best Actress in a Play’

2002           Hotel Sorrento, Free Rain Theatre Company, Canberra (dir. Kellie Somes) – nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

2001           The Odd Couple (female version), The Players Company, Canberra (dir. Liz Bradley) – nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

2001           Steaming, Canberra Repertory (dir. Liz Bradley) – nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

2000           Entertaining Mr Sloane, The Players Company, Canberra (dir. Liz Bradley) – won Canberra Area Theatre Award for ‘Best Actress in a Play’

2000           Relatively Speaking, Canberra Repertory (dir. Corille Fraser) – nominated for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

2002           Steel Magnolias, Free Rain Theatre Company, Canberra (dir. Anne Somes) – nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

1998           The Winslow Boy, Canberra Repertory (dir. Carol Woodrow) – nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Play’, Canberra Area Theatre Awards

1981           In the Beginning (dir. Tony Godfrey- Smith) – this film won awards for Best Film and Best Acting at the Widex 81 International Film Festival in London

1970           The Hard Word (dir. Michael Robertson) – this film won an award at the Adelaide Film Festival