Deirdre "Dee" Kelly (born 1971),[1] also known as White Dee, is a British TV personality and actor. In 2014 and 2015 she appeared in the TV documentary series Benefits Street,[2][3] and in 2014 she took part in Celebrity Big Brother.[4] She plays Liz in the 2019 film Ray & Liz, directed by Richard Billingham.[5]

In 2014, Kelly spoke at a Policy Exchange fringe meeting at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.[6][7][8][9][10]

FilmsEdit

  • Ray (2015) – single-screen video artwork, she plays "Liz"
  • Ray & Liz (2018) – feature film, as "Liz"[11][12]

TelevisionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Celebrity Big Brother 2014: White Dee aka Deirdre Kelly". Radio Times. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  2. ^ Aitkenhead, Decca (7 March 2014). "Deirdre Kelly, AKA White Dee: 'I would never watch a show called Benefits Street'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  3. ^ Holehouse, Matthew (22 January 2014). "Benefits Street: White Dee is a Labour voter". The Daily Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  4. ^ "Celebrity Big Brother 2014 line-up: Meet White Dee, who you might know". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  5. ^ Adams, Tim (13 March 2016). "Mr and Mrs Billingham and Frosty Jack's". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  6. ^ "What White Dee taught the Government at the Tory party conference". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  7. ^ Association, Press (29 September 2014). "Benefits Street star criticises Iain Duncan Smith at Tory conference". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  8. ^ Ridge, Sophy (1 October 2014). "White Dee interview: 'What I really thought of Conservative Party conference and all those Tories'". The Daily Telegraph. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  9. ^ "When Benefits Street's White Dee came to Conservative Party conference". The Daily Telegraph. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  10. ^ "Benefits Street's White Dee lifts Tory hearts at Conservative Conference... by threatening to defect from Labour to Ukip". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-09-06 – via www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk.
  11. ^ Lodge, Guy (7 August 2018). "Locarno Film Review: 'Ray & Liz'". Variety. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
  12. ^ "'Ray & Liz': Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-09-04.
  13. ^ "White Dee's children subjected to online racial abuse". The Independent. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  14. ^ "White Dee Forced To Move Over Racial Abuse". HuffPost UK. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  15. ^ "In praise of … Deirdre Kelly". The Guardian. 8 June 2014. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  16. ^ Cooke, Rachel (14 December 2014). "Dee Kelly: 'I wouldn't change anything about my life. My past is what's made me'". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  17. ^ Holden, Steve (27 August 2015). "Celebrity Big Brother 2015: The recipe for who goes in - BBC Newsbeat". Retrieved 2018-09-06.
  18. ^ Deans, Jason (18 August 2014). "Celebrity Big Brother House reopens with Kellie Maloney as hot favourite". The Guardian. Retrieved 2018-09-06.

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