Sally McLean as “Franklin Storey”

A graduate of The Actors Institute, London, with further studies undertaken at the Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia, Sally McLean has played roles in over thirty UK and Australian professional theatre productions, including Flame TreesUncle VanyaThe AuxiliaryThe ClairvoyantP.S I Love You, the Australian Premier of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and the World Premier of Annabel’s Requiem on the West End.

Sally has additionally appeared in various lead, supporting and guest roles on numerous UK, USA and Australian film and television series including PreacherUtopiaLowdown, Elephant Princess, Flying Doctors, Totally Full Frontal, Blue Heelers, Tonight Live, Bingles, Comedy Inc. and the BAFTA award-winning BBC mini-series Bootleg.

She has played Shakespeare professionally in both Australia and the UK and is currently Creator/Director of the multi award-winning digital series Shakespeare Republic, starring alongside Nadine Garner, Michala Banas, Alan Fletcher, Christopher Kirby and Dean Haglund, among others, now entering its third season, as well as developing several other Shakespeare projects within the Shakespeare Republic universe. Known for her work with bringing Shakespeare firmly into the 21st Century, while remaining authentic to the texts, Sally was invited to join the Howard Fine Acting Studio faculty by Howard Fine and Phil Hayden as their first resident Shakespeare teacher in 2018.

She is currently on the Advisory Board for Melbourne WebFest, the Board of Trustees for Howard Fine Acting Studio Australia, has been a regular Jury Member for the AFI, AACTA and ATOM Awards and continues to work in the Australian and international industries as an actor, writer and director.

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