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Patsy Ferran

Sister Blanche

Patsy Ferran portrays "Siste Blanche," the gentle Sister loves children and hates conflict. Blanche manages the school.

Career Highlights

Ferran is a Spanish-British actress best known for her roles in God’s Own Country (2017), West End’s Summer and Smoke (2019) and Sky One’s Jamestown (2017).

In theatre, Ferran has acted in a variety of shows including Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Broadway’s Booth Theatre. Her other theatre credits include Three Sisters, My Mum’s a Twat, Speech & Debate, As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice, Treasure Island, The Angry Brigade and Blithe Spirit.

Ferran has appeared in several films including Tom and Jerry from Warner Bros., How to Build a Girl, Darkest Hour, Tulip Fever, Keepsake and The Devil’s Harmony, which won Best Short Film at Sundance, Raindance and London Critics’ Circle Film festivals.

On the television side, Ferran can be seen in TNT’s Will and Sky Atlantic’s Guerrilla.

Ferran received critical acclaim when she was named the Olivier Award Winner for Best Actress 2019, Critics’ Circle Award Winner for Best Actress 2019 and Most Promising Newcomer 2014, Screen International Star of Tomorrow 2018 and Evening Standard Theatre Award nominee 2015.

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