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Elizabeth Bower (born 1 August 1976) is an English actress, best known for starring as Dr Melody Bell in Doctors from 2007 to 2009.[1]

Elizabeth Bower
Born (1976-08-01) 1 August 1976 (age 43)

Life and careerEdit

Bower was born in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Educated in Solihull, Bower attended Langley School,[2] before undertaking A Levels in Theatre Studies, Geography and Biology at The Sixth Form College.[3] After graduating from the University of Warwick with a BA hons in Theatre Studies and Performing Arts, Bower gained her post graduate diploma in Acting and Musical Theatre from the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.[4]

After an initial period solely on stage, Bower took a supporting cast role in The Ralf Little Show in 2002 and occasional turns presenting Five kids slot Milkshake! Probably best known, until recently, for starring in commercials for the UK celebrity magazine Heat,[5] in 2005 Bower starred in Channel 4's comedy sketch show Spoons, and then took a guest lead role in British crime drama Silent Witness as DCI Helen Radley.

After starring in the television adaptation of the children's book drama series The New Worst Witch, Bower won the Edinburgh Fringe Report award for Best Actress: TV Drama and Comedy 2006:[6]

In 2011, she started to appear on the Sun Bingo adverts as the character 'Bubbles'.

In 2013, she played the role of Anna in the third series of Sky 1 sitcom Trollied.

From 2015, she has appeared in 'Moonpig' adverts on ITV

From 2016, she has appeared in 'GTech' adverts on multi TV channels.

From 2015, she has appeared on CBBC's The Secret Life Of Boys, playing the role of Aunt Corey.


  1. ^ UK screen - Elizabeth Bower : Actress, Presenter, Voice Over Archived 26 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Doctors Role for Former College Star". Sixth Form College, Solihull. Retrieved 8 January 2008.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Doctors Star Opens New College Facility". Sixth Form College, Solihull. Retrieved 8 January 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Elizabeth Bower". Archived from the original on 26 June 2008. Retrieved 8 January 2008.
  5. ^ Elizabeth Bower
  6. ^ "Awards - 2006". Fringe Report. Retrieved 8 January 2008.

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