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Shelley is a comedian and character actress best known for playing Sam Wood in ITV's hit comedy Benidorm. She started out donning a gigantic fluffy cat costume as Poppy the cat in the UK tour of Plays Days, moving swiftly on to a vulnerable young prostitute in Band of Gold, then a hardnosed Screw in Bad Girls.More crazy costumes and mad antics followed as she devised character-based sketches for Ealing Live at Ealing Studios, a fantastic platform into the Comedy Scene. From here she went on to do three series of Bob Mortimer's Tittybangbang, then was inspired to create her own material; co-wrote and performed It’s Adam and Shelley which was commissioned by the BBC. Channel Five’s Angelo’s came next with a brilliant opportunity to play one of Sharon Horgan’s eccentric characters, Maria. Then it was onto the Culshaw and Stephenson Show as a core cast member. One of her favourite Characters to play was Ripple the daughter of Brian Pern in Simon Days, The life of Rock with Brian Pern. Shelley's ear for accents and mimicry has led to a successful voiceover career, Animation credits include: Messy goes to Okidoh, Footy Pups, Octanauts, Big Barn Farm, The OOglies and Noddy. Movie credits include Miss Samson in Suffragette, directed by Sarah Gavron. Hannah in Burke and Hare, directed by John Landis. Feeder Noreen in Vampire Academy, directed by Mark Waters. Carolla in Aaaaaaah! directed by Steve Orham.