Performer - Pirate and Parrot

Kiruna Stamell

Kiruna is currently in ‘lockdown’ in Birmingham and is very proud to call the city home.

She had just completed a season on the West End stage, performing in The Jamie Lloyd Company’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac. This followed a very exciting production of ‘Them’ starring Kiruna in the lead for the National Theatre of Scotland.

Kiruna is recognisable as the Head Abbess at the Vatican in HBO’s ‘The New Pope’. And to Australian 5 years and under they’ll know her as a ‘Play School’ presenter on the Australian series.

Kiruna has been performing across the UK in theatre in both classic and contemporary plays for over 10 years. She has starred as Anna, in the Olivier-Award-nominated production ‘The Government Inspector’. And performed at the National Theatre in London, three times, including: ‘Everyman’, Directed by Rufus Norris, Written by Carol Ann Duffy, Movement by Javier De Frutos and Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role. Tim Crouch’s, ‘, An Oak Tree’ and Richard Bean’s ‘Great Britain’, which marked her West End debut.

Kiruna’s film and television credits include:

Paolo Sorrentino’s, The New Pope, Mirrah Foulkes’s Judy and Punch. Giuseppe Tornatore’s, ‘Deception (aka The Best Offer)’. Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Moulin Rouge’. Ricky Gervais’s, ‘Life’s Too Short’. The BBC’s, ‘Father Brown, ‘Holby City’, ‘All The Small Things/Heart and Soul’ and ‘EastEnders’ and Channel 4’s, ‘Cast-offs’.