|Born||(1989-08-29) 29 August 1989
Clapham, London, England, UK
|Education||University of Bristol|
Charlotte Ritchie (born 29 August 1989) is a British actress and singer-songwriter. She is a member of the classical crossover band All Angels. She has been a main cast member in Channel 4‘s Fresh Meat and the BBC‘s Siblings. From 2015 to 2018 she was a cast member of the BBC’s Call the Midwife, playing Barbara Gilbert (later Hereward).
Early life and education
Charlotte Ritchie was educated at James Allen’s Girls’ School in Dulwich, South London and she joined Youth Music Theatre UK and its production of Red Hunter in 2005. She finished a degree in English and Drama at the University of Bristol whilst filming Fresh Meat.
In 2004, Ritchie played a lead in a short film entitled The Open Doors with Michael Sheen. She appeared as an uncredited extra in the 2005 film, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. She also featured in The Pierglass at the Young Pleasance Theatre in August 2006 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
In 2015 Ritchie joined the cast of popular period drama Call The Midwife. She played Nurse Barbara Gilbert (Hereward) until March 2018 when she decided to leave the show.
|2004||The Open Doors||Vera|
|2005||Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire||Student in Defence Against the Dark Arts Class||Uncredited extra|
|2009||Life of Riley||Emily Owen|
|2011–2016||Fresh Meat||Melissa “Oregon” Shawcross||Main cast
|2012||Doctors||Becky Foley||2 episodes|
|2013||Jolene: The Indie Folk Star Movie (Benny and Jolene)||Jolene|
|2014||The Portrait||Eva Burrell|
|2014–2016||Dreamfall Chapters||Zoë Castillo||Main cast
Episodic video game
|2014||This Thing Called Love||Alice Barber|
|2015–2018||Call the Midwife||Nurse Barbara Gilbert||Main Cast (Series 4-7)|
|2016||Raised by Wolves||Ruby||3 episodes|
|2016||Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man for Sport Relief||Narrator|
|2016||Time Traveller’s Support Group||Lina|