Melanie Hughes

Melanie Hughes has worked as an actress for more then twenty years. She has performed extensively in theatre, films and television.

Melanie was brought up in Harrow, where she went to Heathfield School for Girls. At an early age she showed an interest in the arts and particularly in writing and drama.

She attended the Town & Country school in Hampstead in North London, the French Lycee in South Kensington and the Lucy Clayton School for young models.

She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Melanie was in the original production of Fugard`s “Dimetos” with Paul Scofield and Ben Kingsley, directed by Atholl Fugard at the Nottingham Playhouse which then transferred for a West End run at Wyndhams Theatre, and then the Comedy Theatre.

She also did various repertory seasons at Southwold Summer Theatre, Nottingham Playhouse and Manchester Library Theatre.

She began writing for Ken Russell in the television series “Lady Chatterley” on his adaption of Lady Chatterleys Lover, based on DH Lawrence`s sexually explicit novel. She played a part in “Lady Chatterley” as well as writing. She then worked on further projects for Ken Russell, the BBC, London Films, Schlemmer Film and Union Pictures.

Melanie used to work for an art historian, so she likes going to art exhibitions. She loves the theatre, films and reading, and likes to see new places, particularly by the sea. Melanie loves Siamese cats and has always had at least one.

Biography Credit:

Melanie Hughes
Melanie Hughes



* 1990s
* 1980s
* 1970s

1. Just Cause (1995) …. Receptionist
2. “Lady Chatterley” (1993) TV series …. Simpson (unknown episodes)

3. Brat Farrar (1986) (TV) …. Sheila Parslow
4. Operation Julie (1985) (TV) …. Kathleen Bates
5. “Minder” …. Shop Assistant (1 episode, 1985)
– Life in the Fast Food Lane (1985) TV episode …. Shop Assistant
6. “Blott on the Landscape” …. Mary (2 episodes, 1985)
– Episode #1.5 (1985) TV episode …. Mary
– Episode #1.4 (1985) TV episode …. Mary
7. “Number 10” …. Lady Cavendish (1 episode, 1983)
– Old Glad Eyes (1983) TV episode …. Lady Cavendish
8. “We’ll Meet Again” …. Mary (1 episode, 1982)
– Hands Across the Sea (1982) TV episode …. Mary
9. Funny Money (1982) …. Receptionist
10. “Great Expectations” …. Clara Barley (4 episodes, 1981)
– Episode #1.11 (1981) TV episode …. Clara Barley
– Episode #1.10 (1981) TV episode …. Clara Barley
– Episode #1.9 (1981) TV episode …. Clara Barley
– Episode #1.6 (1981) TV episode …. Clara Barley
11. “Maybury” …. Ruth (1 episode, 1981)
– Maisie (1981) TV episode …. Ruth
12. “BBC2 Playhouse” …. Nurse (1 episode, 1981)
– Elizabeth Alone: Part 2 (1981) TV episode …. Nurse

13. “Lillie” …. Alice (1 episode, 1978)
– Emilie (1978) TV episode …. Alice
14. “Romance” …. Effie (1 episode, 1977)
– High Noon (1977) TV episode …. Effie
15. “David Copperfield” …. Emily (2 episodes, 1974)
– Episode #1.5 (1974) TV episode …. Emily
– Episode #1.3 (1974) TV episode …. Emily

33 thoughts on “Melanie Hughes

  1. Yes, is a very talented writer and a beautiful and talented actress, I’m very big fan of hers. Her photos are really stunning and so different from the normal stuff usually see. Good luck to you Melanie XXX

  2. Nice new photos on the site, but it’s a bit like Melanie Hughes main site, with extra info and pics. Good luck to her I hope the new book “Age of Concent” goes well!

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