Amy Louise Robbins is an English stage, film and TV actress best known for her role as Dr. Jill Weatherill in the British television series The Royal. Before her role in The Royal she played Police Sergeant Rachel James in the BBC One hospital drama Casualty. Robbins has appeared in many TV series including EastEnders, Holby City, World’s End, Where the Heart Is, Happiness, My Hero, Heartbeat, Dalziel and Pascoe, The Slammer, Doctors, People Like Us, Holby City, Hollyoaks and Noah’s Ark.
The 1986 Granada Television sketch show Robbins featured her brother Ted Robbins and sisters Jane, Emma and Kate Robbins, along with herself guest appearing in various episodes. Before landing her role as Dr Jill Weatherill in The Royal, Robbins played a recurring character, Police Sergeant Rachel James in the BBC One hospital drama Casualty for one series.
Robbins also appeared in the BAFTA winning TV film My Beautiful Son playing the part of Maureen opposite Julie Walters. She played Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers, from 1 August 2011 to the end of January 2012, at The Phoenix Theatre, London. She worked at Chichester Festival Theatre in The Accrington Pals with actress Katherine Kelly and has appeared in many more stage productions including A Day in the Death of Joe Egg.
In 2011, Robbins performed for the Queen at Buckingham Palace in A Celebration of Youth in the Arts with RADA, playing the part of Lady Capulet alongside actors Anne Reid and Bryony Hannah. In April and May 2013 Robbins played Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Royal & Derngate Theatre, Northampton.
In 2014 she filmed World’s End, a series of 36 15-minute episodes for CBBC. World’s End premiers on 30 March 2015. From January to May 2016 Amy starred alongside her husband Robert Daws in Bill Kenright’s touring production of Rehearsal For Murder. In March 2017, Robbins joined the cast of Channel 4 soap opera, Hollyoaks, as Lynette Drinkwell, the mother of Scott Drinkwell, played by Ross Adams, and the sister of Diane O’Connor, portrayed by Alex Fletcher.
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