Helen Millar

Helen Millar


  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

I was the first woman to play Hamlet in the South Eastern Europe.  Performed in Fort Lovrijenac (Game of Thrones' Kings Landing), famous for it's productions of that play, prvious Hamlet's included Daniel Day Lewis and Derek Jacobi.  The production headlined the Midsummer Scene Festival in Dubrovnik during June and July 2016.

In 2017 I have toured Internationally as Olivia in Twelfth Night and am currently performing in The White Bike, about to be published by Nick Hern Books, directed by Lily McLeish and movement direction by Simon Pittman. 

I trained for three years at the Drama Centre and won the Alan Bates Award for most outstanding newcomer after graduating.

TV credits include:  Houdini & Doyle for FOX & ITV, Eastenders, Holby City, Casualty, City Lights and Doctors.  

Film includes: The Fall of the Krays (release Spring 2016), Dark Rage, Chemical Wedding, and The Brink.  

Short Film includes: Man of the House, The Evening was Long, Flash, The Boss(es), The Spies in Room 502, Opaque, 

Most of my work is theatre based.  Highlights include Pygmalion (Garrick) with Diana Rigg and Rupert Everett, Death in Death And The Ploughman (Tobacco Factory), 21 Breaths (Park Theatre), 24 Hour Plays, Symposium and Rift (Old Vic), Arcadia, She Stoops To Conquer and Heartbreak House (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Broadway Theatre), Olivia in Twelfth Night (Honey Toungued), The Consultant and Slice (Theatre 503).

I co-run Rough Fiction theatre company: http://www.roughfiction.com/

I am a member of The Factory Theatre.  Shows include: Perricles, Two Gentleman of Verona and the The Odyssey.


Acting - BA Acting (Hons) - Drama Centre

Sep 2003 - Jul 2006