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DEBBIE
RUTH

Debbie trained with Gillian Gregory in English Tap dancing, studied American Tap and danced with the Junior Ballet Rambert.  She has appeared in several adverts and in BBC productions such as Z Cars and The Little Silver Trumpet. Debbie also made a film with Eyeline Films and the Children’s Film Foundation. Debbie attended Phildene Stage School.

Her career later in life took her into singing and dancing and she had her own Old Thyme Music Hall Show with which she toured the Counties. A Londoner by birth, Debbie was a member of the Pearly Kings and Queens and raised well over a hundred thousand pounds for many of her charities in the time she was a part of the Pearlies clan. Whilst appearing with Les Dawson and Faith Brown at the String of Pearls, she was presented to Prince and Prince Michael of Kent. Debbie appeared in (and Directed) The Full Monty as Georgie in 2010  and Yvonne in Bad Girls The Musical in 2012 with Abdabs Community Theatre.

 

Debbie is passionate about helping people to build on their self esteem, self confidence, life skills and performing arts skills. An accomplished Director, she has directed many productions including Bugsy Malone, Stuart Little, High School Musical, Back to the 80s, The Witney Story, 'Allo 'Allo, Captain Blackboots & The Wallamagrumba. Debbie has also appeared in Panto with Travelling Light Productions as PC Pong in Aladdin. More recently Debbie directed and appeared in Darling Buds of May as Miss Pilchester.

Creative Director and Head of Acting