Key details:

Year of Graduation:
Ruby Thompson headshot
Photo by Michael Shelford


Height 5’4”
Eyes Brown
Hair Brown

Nationality British
Natural accent Derby (Midlands)

Productions at Guildhall

Jane in Jane Eyre (dir. Victoria Moseley)
Ruby in Bookshop (dir. Helen Iley, July 2024)
Ursula/Second Watch/Sister Francis in Much Ado About Nothing (dir. Chelsea Walker)
Lizzy in Maytag Virgin (dir. Breman Rajkumar)
Girl 2/Ensemble in Yerma (dir. Sophie Dillon Moniram)

Projects at Guildhall 

Helen of Troy in The Trojan Women (dir. Patsy Rodenburg)
The Wife in A Respectable Wedding (dir. Katie Bonna)
Megan Twohey in She Said (dir. Henry Blake)
Sad Pussy in Sad Pussy (written/dir. Ruby Thompson)
M in Crave (dir. Topher Campbell)
Yasha in The Cherry Orchard (dir. Polina Kalinina)
Heather in The Wasp (dir. Kirsty Housley)  

Professional Experience

Laura in After Sun (Dir. Charlotte Wells) Mubi and A24. It won BAFTA, BIFA and Cannes awards.
Tanya in Paired Up (dir. Charlotte Regan), short film for ‘love Europe’ project. Best Director at BFI future film festival, Vimeo staff picks and official selection for Raindance festival.

Other Experience

Juliet/Olivia in Shakespeare's Women (dir. Mariah Gale)
Wendy in Wendy and Peter (dir. Ian Smith), The Television Workshop
Alice/Susan in 'on the shores of the wide world’ (dir. Alison Rashley), The Television Workshop
Member of Open Door
National Youth Theatre


Singing (Mezzo-Soprano)
Trained in Stage Combat and Motion Capture
Sewing and Seamstress skills
Contemporary Dance (since the age of 3)
Horse riding
Full UK Driving license

Show Reels

Voice Reels

Voice Reel - Commercial

Voice Reel - Narrative

Voice Reel - Drama




Noël Coward Foundation Scholarship

Guildhall Scholar