Portia Booroff

Portia plays the receptionist in an upcoming episode in second series of BBC Comedy Avoidance with Romesh Ranganathan. The show is produced by Arnold Widdowson for Ranga Bee and CPL Productions.

Avoidance (TV)

About Portia

An Experienced Actress on Stage and Screen

Portia Booroff Headshot Portia is an experienced and accomplished Actress with over 30 years experience in theatre, tv, film, radio, commercial, voice-over and corporate work.

She has appeared in numerous West End Productions including The Birthday Party, The Importance of Being Earnest, Noises Off and Phèdre at The National Theatre and in Washington DC.

Her TV and Film experience is wide and varied including Eastenders, Doctors, The Bill, Poetic Justice and Minder. She was nominated for Best Actress by New York Film Festival for her work on Room 36, nominated Best Actress in Oy Vey which was also nominated for Best Short Film Back in the Box (California), and nominated for Best Feminist Film at the London City Film Awards for her work in Hushed.

Portia is excited to announce she has just been cast in the Netflix TV documentary Imposters as the character 'Ann Adams' This is based on true life events.

She is also currently filming as the lead actress 'Janet' in the short film I Just Wanted You To See. This film is also based on a true story.

Following on from this I will then be filming another short film Kalopsia a beautiful atmospheric movie involving a mother's relationship with her daughter and husband.

Recent Voice over work includes Mrs Darling in the narated audio book of Peter Pan.

She has worked extensively as an actress in the corporate world for clients such as British Airways, Lloyds Bank, Hitachi, Coopers and Lybrand and Hewlett Packard.

  • ⭐️nominated for Best Actress by New York Film Festival - Room 36 - Feature Film
  • ⭐️nominated Best Actress in Oy Vey by Back in the Box (California) - Short Film
  • ⭐️nominated for Best Feminist Film at the London City Film Awards for her work in Hushed.

Latest News

Crossing The Screen Film Festival

23 February, 2024

I Just Wanted You To See has been selected for Crossing The Screen Film Festival

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Merlina Pearl Musical

19 January, 2024

Portia has recently been cast in a new musical based on the life of Merlina Pearl

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Special Recognition Award at @motionpicturesinternational Film Festival 2023

21 November, 2023

I Just Wanted You To See You wins Special Recognition Award at @motionpicturesinternational Film Festival 2023

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‘I Just Wanted You To See’ shines bright at the @showlowfilmfestival 2023.

10 November, 2023

I Just Wanted You To See has won 3 awards at ShowLow Festival in Arizona

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