Years active 1994 to present
|Name Laura Evans|
|Born August , 27 (27-08-00) Merthyr Tydfil, Wales|
Movies Inappropriate Comedy, Capture Anthologies: The Dimensions of Self
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Laura Evans is a British actress and singer/songwriter from Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, best known for her role as Madison in the popular BBC television children's show The Basil Brush Show.
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At the age of 14, Evans won a scholarship to the prestigious Sylvia Young Theatre School in London. and trained with her classmates, who included Billie Piper and Amy Winehouse
As a child, Evans performed the lead role at the Edinburgh Festival with the acclaimed National Youth Music Theatre in their production of Annie, before going on to play Blousey Brown one of the lead females in the BBC’s radio production of Bugsy Malone.
Evans was one of the lead roles in BBC 's The Basil Brush Show, playing an American girl called Madison—which she based on Reese Witherspoon's performance in Legally Blonde, and on Phoebe from TV’s Friends. Evans appeared as a regular on the show from 2004 until 2007, and her role as Basil's next door neighbour earned her a place in television folklore as a member of Basil's gang. The episode 'Basils Angels' from the third series was nominated for a children's BAFTA Award in 2006. Bafta nominated
Evans has had several leading roles in pantomimes. She played the lead role in Cinderella at the Bristol Hippodrome in 2004 and 2005, reprised the role at the Liverpool Empire Theater a year later, and played Cinderella a third time at the Theatre Royal in 2008 and 2009. She has also appeared in Dick Whittington and His Cat in Northampton opposite Julian Clary in 2006 and 2007, and again at the Capitol Theatre in London opposite Todd Carty in 2007 and 2008. In the Summer 2013 Laura appeared in the comedy feature film 'Inappropriate Comedy' alongside Lindsay Lohan and Adrien Brody. Inappropriate Comedy In September 2014 she joined other well known Welsh and American actors to celebrated the 100th birthday of Dylan Thomas, appearing in a staged radio play of Under Milk Wood with LA Theater works LA Theatre works alongside Mathew Rhys and Kate Burton directed by Sara Sugarman playing several roles and singing the famous folk song as character Polly Garter
At 15 Laura was part of a band named 'Love Bazaar' who were signed to Warner Music Group and were entered into the heats for the Eurovision song contest in 1998, with a song written by Brian Rawling Cher called 'Light up the World' the band failed to make it to the final round and were dropped by the label, [ In summer 2012 Laura made a YouTube video of Rihanna's We Found Love that went viral, receiving 85,000 views in 2 days. Laura later released this song on iTunes. In April 2014 Laura released a country EP called Remember When the song 'More of Me' co-written with Ben Spivak from the band MAGIC! MAGIC was featured on the season 2 finale of FULL EPISODE on CMT CMT Party Down South on the CMT channel In 2015 'What's Left of Me' co-written with country singer/songwriter Brett Detar and Nashville Producer Jeff Zacharski was featured on the second season of th Party Down South on CMT. In January 2016 Laura was invited by DRAKE Drake (rapper) to sing for his Mums Birthday Party at private club "The Nice Guy" in Los Angeles. In March 2017, she performed at the C2C: Country to Country festival at the O2 arena London.