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Francesca

Francesca

Francesca was the fourth Nancy to leave the competition

Originally from Wales, 24 year old Francesca now lives in London where she studied at the Mountview Theatre School. No stranger to 'treading the boards', Francesca has previously played Bet in Oliver, was in the tour of Tonight's the Night and has recently finished performing in the West end production of Rent.

Francesca lives by cosmic ordering, still sucks her thumb and loves Shepherd's pie.

She took a three year drama course at Mountview (graduating in 2005)

Roles include: Rent as Joanne - Duke of York's Theatre 2007 (alongside Denise Van Outen), Tonight's the Night - ensemble and understudy - UK Tour, Oliver as Bet - Cameron Mackintosh at The Palladium (at the age of 14).

Francesca has also been a call centre operator for a theatre ticket agency and a waitress.

Whilst Francesca was working for the ticket agency, her college friend Connie was appearing in The Sound of Music. Francesca says it was very difficult selling tickets for a show that her friend was in whilst she was still in a call centre.

Watch Francesca's audition

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