Pooky Quesnel


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Pooky Quesnel was born in 1966 in Eccles, Salford, Greater Manchester, England as Joanna Quesnell. She is an actress and writer, known for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016), Doctors (2000) and Great Expectations (2012). See full bio »

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(2016)
Doctors Dr. Diana Flaxman / Angela Crowther / Rebecca Dobson / Wanda Aleksandrov
(2001-2016)
Great Expectations Sarah Pocket
(2012)
Paradox D.C.I. Sarah Bower
(2009)

Filmography

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 2021 The Trick (TV Movie) (post-production)
Stella Acton
  Riding Liberty (Short) (completed)
Sue
 2020 Watch Dogs: Legion (Video Game)
Mary Kelley (voice)
 2020 Two Weeks to Live (TV Series)
Mandy
- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... Mandy
- Episode #1.2 (2020) ... Mandy
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... Mandy
 2016-2020 The A Word (TV Series)
Louise Wilson
- Episode #3.6 (2020) ... Louise Wilson
- Episode #3.5 (2020) ... Louise Wilson
- Episode #3.4 (2020) ... Louise Wilson
- Episode #3.3 (2020) ... Louise Wilson
- Episode #3.2 (2020) ... Louise Wilson
 2020 Heart to heart (Short)
Sharon Hill
 2019 Ransom (TV Series)
Olga
- Prima (2019) ... Olga
 2019 The Victim (TV Mini Series)
Mo Buckley
- Episode 4 (2019) ... Mo Buckley
- Episode 3 (2019) ... Mo Buckley
- Episode 2 (2019) ... Mo Buckley
- Episode 1 (2019) ... Mo Buckley
 2018 The Queen and I (TV Movie)
Delia Manson
 2018 World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth (Video Game) (voice)
 2018 Kiss Me First (TV Mini Series)
Marion
- Friends Let Us Down (2018) ... Marion
- Make It Stop (2018) ... Marion
 2017 W1A (TV Series)
Fiona Craig
- Episode #3.6 (2017) ... Fiona Craig
- Episode #3.3 (2017) ... Fiona Craig
- Episode #3.2 (2017) ... Fiona Craig
 2016 Class (TV Series)
Dorothea Ames
- The Lost (2016) ... Dorothea Ames
- The Metaphysical Engine, or What Quill Did (2016) ... Dorothea Ames
- Brave-ish Heart (2016) ... Dorothea Ames
- Co-Owner of a Lonely Heart (2016) ... Dorothea Ames
 2016 The Living and the Dead (TV Series)
Agnes Thatcher
- Episode 3 (2016) ... Agnes Thatcher
- Episode 2 (2016) ... Agnes Thatcher
- Episode 1 (2016) ... Agnes Thatcher
 2016/III Shadows (Short)
Debbie
 2016 Dark Souls III (Video Game)
Yuria of Londor / Birch Woman - Ashes of Ariandel DLC (voice)
 2016 Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Mrs. Phillips
 2016 Father Brown (TV Series)
Ruth Moore
- The Resurrectionists (2016) ... Ruth Moore
 2015 Bloodborne (Video Game)
Arianna - Women of Pleasure / Yharnamite (F2) (voice)
 2014-2015 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Olga Fitzgerald
- Episode #10.20 (2015) ... Olga Fitzgerald
- Episode #10.19 (2015) ... Olga Fitzgerald
- Episode #10.17 (2015) ... Olga Fitzgerald
- Episode #10.16 (2015) ... Olga Fitzgerald
- Episode #10.15 (2015) ... Olga Fitzgerald
 2014 Endeavour (TV Series)
Muriel Todd
- Trove (2014) ... Muriel Todd
 2001-2014 Doctors (TV Series)
Dr. Diana Flaxman / Wanda Aleksandrov / Rebecca Dobson / ...
- Made in Heaven (2014) ... Wanda Aleksandrov
- The Memory of Water (2010) ... Dr. Diana Flaxman
- Canute (2010) ... Dr. Diana Flaxman
- The Long Way Round: Part Two (2010) ... Dr. Diana Flaxman
- When Two Become One (2005) ... Rebecca Dobson
 2013 Truckers (TV Series)
Pauline
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... Pauline
 2013 The Guilty (TV Mini Series)
Ruth Hyde
- Jeu dangereux (2013) ... Ruth Hyde
- La couverture bleue (2013) ... Ruth Hyde
- Les fantômes du passé (2013) ... Ruth Hyde
 2013 Not Going Out (TV Series)
Pregnant Woman
- Skiing (2013) ... Pregnant Woman
 2012 Great Expectations
Sarah Pocket
 2012 Starlings (TV Series)
Lynn
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Lynn
 2012 Silent Witness (TV Series)
Helen Karamides
- Paradise Lost: Part 2 (2012) ... Helen Karamides
- Paradise Lost: Part 1 (2012) ... Helen Karamides
 2012 The Preston Passion (TV Movie)
Betty Cleasby
 2011 Just Henry (TV Movie)
Mrs Jeffries
 2011 Top Boy (TV Series)
Dr. Jenny Northam
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Dr. Jenny Northam
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Dr. Jenny Northam
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Dr. Jenny Northam
 2011 The Body Farm (TV Mini Series)
Sarah Haines
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Sarah Haines
 2008-2011 Casualty (TV Series)
Emma Davies / Pennie Ashton
- Starting Out (2011) ... Emma Davies
- Guilt Complex (2008) ... Pennie Ashton
 2011 In with the Flynns (TV Series)
Rachel
- Whistleblowing (2011) ... Rachel
 2011 Ideal (TV Series)
Donna
- The Love (2011) ... Donna
 2011 Scott & Bailey (TV Series)
Sian Cook
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Sian Cook
 2011 Shameless (TV Series)
Sandra Brown
- Kidnap and Ransom (2011) ... Sandra Brown
 2010 Doctor Who (TV Series)
Captain
- A Christmas Carol (2010) ... Captain
 2010 The Foundling (Short)
Circus Manager's Wife
 2010 Law & Order: UK (TV Series)
Andrea Raines
- Shaken (2010) ... Andrea Raines
 2010 Accused (TV Series)
Carmel Houlihan
- Willy's Story (2010) ... Carmel Houlihan
 2010 Moving On (TV Series)
Lynne
- Sauce for the Goose (2010) ... Lynne
 2010 New Tricks (TV Series)
Catherine Bryant
- Good Morning Lemmings (2010) ... Catherine Bryant
 2007-2010 EastEnders (TV Series)
Rachel
- Episode dated 5 March 2010 (2010) ... Rachel
- Episode dated 10 December 2009 (2009) ... Rachel
- Episode dated 8 December 2009 (2009) ... Rachel
- Episode dated 4 December 2009 (2009) ... Rachel
- Episode dated 3 December 2009 (2009) ... Rachel
 2010 Five Days (TV Series)
Maureen Hardy
- Day 102 (2010) ... Maureen Hardy
- Day 37 (2010) ... Maureen Hardy
- Day 2 (2010) ... Maureen Hardy
- Day 1 (2010) ... Maureen Hardy
 2009 Be Good (Short)
Mother
 2009 Paradox (TV Mini Series)
D.C.I. Sarah Bower
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... D.C.I. Sarah Bower
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... D.C.I. Sarah Bower
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... D.C.I. Sarah Bower
 2009 The Clinic (TV Series)
Sue Murdoch
- Episode #7.3 (2009) ... Sue Murdoch
 2009 Criminal Justice (TV Series)
Alicia Rose / Amelia Rose
- Episode #2.5 (2009) ... Alicia Rose
- Episode #2.4 (2009) ... Alicia Rose
- Episode #2.3 (2009) ... Amelia Rose
- Episode #2.2 (2009) ... Alicia Rose
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Alicia Rose (uncredited)
 2009 Enid (TV Movie)
Theresa Blyton
 1994-2009 The Bill (TV Series)
Maria Walmsley / Jo Fox / Elaine Curtis
- Down South (2009) ... Maria Walmsley
- 174: Bulldozer (2003) ... Jo Fox
- Licensed to Kill (1994) ... Elaine Curtis
 2009 Ashes to Ashes (TV Series)
Ruth Irvine
- Episode #2.1 (2009) ... Ruth Irvine
 2008/II Caterpillar (Short)
April
 2008 Inspector George Gently (TV Series)
Wanda Lane
- The Burning Man (2008) ... Wanda Lane
 2008 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Julia Benson
- Midsomer Life (2008) ... Julia Benson
 2007 Suburban Shootout (TV Series)
Penny Hawthorne
- In It for the Wild Life/Fight Club (2007) ... Penny Hawthorne
 2007 True Dare Kiss (TV Series)
Nita McKinnon
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Nita McKinnon
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Nita McKinnon
- Episode #1.4 (2007) ... Nita McKinnon
- Episode #1.3 (2007) ... Nita McKinnon
- Episode #1.2 (2007) ... Nita McKinnon
 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Video Game)
Moaning Myrtle (voice)
 2007 Oh Happy Day
Fern
 2007 Recovery (TV Movie)
Homeowner
 2007 Skins (TV Series)
Claire
- Jal (2007) ... Claire
 2006 After 8 (Short)
Alex
 2003-2006 Holby City (TV Series)
Jill Pearce / Melanie Knox
- Invasion (2006) ... Jill Pearce
- House of Cards (2003) ... Melanie Knox
 2005 Walk Away and I Stumble (TV Movie)
Suzi
 2005 The Golden Hour (TV Mini Series)
Dr. Christine Whelan
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Dr. Christine Whelan
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Dr. Christine Whelan
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Dr. Christine Whelan
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Dr. Christine Whelan
 2005 Life Isn't All Ha Ha Hee Hee (TV Mini Series)
Bea
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Bea
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Bea
 2004 Monarch of the Glen (TV Series)
Kelly McGee
- Episode #6.6 (2004) ... Kelly McGee
 2004 Hic (Short)
Woman on Tube
 2001 Family Affairs (TV Series)
Diane Short
- Episode #1.1234 (2001) ... Diane Short
- Episode #1.1215 (2001) ... Diane Short
- Episode #1.1214 (2001) ... Diane Short
- Episode #1.1213 (2001) ... Diane Short
- Episode #1.1211 (2001) ... Diane Short
 2001 The Armando Iannucci Shows (TV Series)
- Imagination (2001)
 2001 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Stepha Odell
- A Great Deliverance (2001) ... Stepha Odell
 2001 Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years (TV Mini Series)
Eleanor Flood
- Episode #1.6 (2001) ... Eleanor Flood
- Episode #1.5 (2001) ... Eleanor Flood
 2000 Cold Feet (TV Series)
Emma Keaton / Mrs. Heeve
- Episode #3.8 (2000) ... Emma Keaton
- Episode #3.7 (2000) ... Emma Keaton
- Episode #3.5 (2000) ... Mrs. Heeve
 2000 Innocents (TV Movie)
Michaela Willis
 2000 City Central (TV Series)
Zora
- Respect (2000) ... Zora
 2000 Sunburn (TV Series)
Josie Daley
- Episode #2.7 (2000) ... Josie Daley (as Pooky Quesnell)
 2000 The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (TV Series)
Delilah Hicks
- The Worsted Viper (2000) ... Delilah Hicks
 1999 A Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
Maude
 1998 The Ambassador (TV Series)
Liz
- Nine Tenths of the Law (1998) ... Liz
 1996 Thief Takers (TV Series)
DC Grace Harris / D.C. Grace Harris
- Deja Vu (1996) ... D.C. Grace Harris
- Collateral Damage (1996) ... D.C. Grace Harris
- Black Russian (1996) ... DC Grace Harris
- Remember Me (1996) ... DC Grace Harris
- Bad Blood (1996) ... DC Grace Harris
 1994 Finney (TV Series)
Carol
- Episode #1.6 (1994) ... Carol
- Episode #1.5 (1994) ... Carol
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Carol
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Carol
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... Carol
 1994 Cardiac Arrest (TV Series)
Dr. Monica Broome
- The Edge (1994) ... Dr. Monica Broome
- Turning out the Light (1994) ... Dr. Monica Broome
- You Can't Make an Omelette Without Breaking Legs (1994) ... Dr. Monica Broome
- The Killing Season (1994) ... Dr. Monica Broome
- Doctors and Nurses (1994) ... Dr. Monica Broome
 1993 A Woman's Guide to Adultery (TV Series)
Francie
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Francie
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Francie
 1993 The Hawk
WPC Clarke
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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She acted in Polly Teale's adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's novel, "Jane Eyre," in a Shared Experience Theatre production at the Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich, Suffolk, England and the tour with Monica Dolan, James Clyde, Joan Blackham, Antony Byrne, Hannah Miles, Philip Rham, and Octavia Walters in the cast. Polly Teale was ... See more »


Alternate Names:

Joanna Quesnel | Pooky Quesnell
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Trivia:

One of seven siblings, she claims to have based her character of Nita in the English TV drama series True Dare Kiss (2007) on one of her sisters. She is also a screenwriter, having contributed scripts to the British television soaps Family Affairs (1997) and Doctors (2000).

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