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Cherelle Skeete, Professional actress, currently playing Rose Granger-Weasley in Harry Porter and The Cursed Child
Cherrelle Skeete was born and raised in Birmingham. She graduated from the Central School of Speech & Drama in 2011 with a BA (Hons) in Acting, specialising in Collaborative and Devised Theatre. She trained under the direction of Complicite Associate, Catherine Alexander.
Cherrelle made her West End debut in 2012 in The Lion King as Shenzi cover and swing, and played Sister Sally in The Amen Corner at the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris, in 2013. Cherrelle's screen debut was in series four, episode two of BBC period drama, Call the Midwife playing Abigail Bissette. Later that year she played Viv in the hit BBC drama, Ordinary Lies, written by Danny Brocklehurst. Cherrelle is currently playing Rose Granger-Weasley, daughter to Ron Weasley (Paul Thornley) and Hermione Granger (Noma Dumezweni), in the original West End production of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child.