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|Occupation||Actress; former fashion designer|
Antonia Campbell-Hughes is an actress and former fashion designer from Northern Ireland, best known for appearing in Jack Dee's sitcom Lead Balloon and for portraying Natascha Kampusch in 3096 Days.
After the success of series one of Lead Balloon, Campbell-Hughes went on to be cast in a variety of comedy shows on British television, alongside Jennifer Saunders and Alex Macqueen, and went on to create her own one-woman show, Bluebell Welch, for MTV.
Campbell-Hughes has appeared in popular UK TV series such as Silent Witness, Casualty, Blackbeard: Terror at Sea and Spooks; in Channel 4's Scapegoat; in Neil Jordan's Breakfast on Pluto; and on stage in productions such as Roberto Zucco. Her performances in Lead Balloon and Jennifer Saunders vehicle The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle have been praised by critic Sam Wollaston of The Guardian.
She wrote and starred in a series of comedy minisketches for MTV entitled Bluebell Welch. In April 2011, she appeared in series five of ITV's Lewis.
Campbell-Hughes had her own fashion label, started in her teens. She ran a clothing line that sold internationally under her own name and a diffusion line for high street store Topshop.
Campbell-Hughes' film work to date has been varied, including the BBC period drama Blackbeard, the Jane Campion feature film Bright Star, the psychological thriller The Other Side of Sleep, which premiered at Cannes 2011 Director's Fortnight, Lotus Eaters, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2011, and the BBC film When Harvey Met Bob.
|2007||Tonight Is Cancelled||Nesmir|
|2009||Bright Star||Abigail O'Donaghue Brown|
|2009||Once Upon a Time in Dublin||Marina|
|2010||Five Day Shelter||Paula|
|2011||The Other Side of Sleep||Arlene Kelly|
|2012||Kelly + Victor||Kelly|
|2013||3096 Days||Natascha Kampusch|
|2013||Under the Skin||The Shadow Alien|
|2018||Black '47||Brigid Ni Dhomhnaill|
|2018||Paul, Apostle of Christ||Irenica|
|2019||Never Grow Old||Maria Pike|
|2019||Cordelia||Cordelia / Caroline|
|TBA||It Is In Us All||Cara Daly||Directorial debut|
|2005||Casualty||Avril Skinner||"Enough's Enough"|
|2006||Blackbeard||Louis Arrot||TV miniseries|
|2006||Silent Witness||Fenella Lee||"Schism: Parts 1 & 2"|
|2006–2011||Lead Balloon||Sam Spleen||Regular role|
|2007||Damage||Lauren Ward||TV film|
|2007||The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle||Abigail Wilson||Regular role|
|2009||Not Safe for Work||Claire Campbell||TV film|
|2009||Bluebell Welch||Bluebell Welch||TV series|
|2010||When Harvey Met Bob||Marsha Hunt||TV film|
|2011||Lewis||Chloe Brooks||"Old, Unhappy, Far Off Things"|
|2013||Doll & Em||Miranda||"Six"|
|2013||The Vatican||Violetta||TV film|
|2015||London Spy||Magician||"I Know"|
|2016||My Mother and Other Strangers||Kettie Brady||Regular role|
- Shooting Stars Award 2012: Antonia received this award at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012, annual acting award for up-and-coming actors by European Film Promotion.
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