Victoria Bush

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Victoria Bush

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Victoria Bush
Born (1978-01-15) 15 January 1978 (age 40)

Occupation Actress
Years active 2001–present

Victoria Bush (born 15 January 1978) is a British actress and comedian, mostly known for her role as school secretary “Sonya Donnegan ” in BBC 1’s drama series Waterloo Road. She is also known for her role as Tina Purvis, Julie O’Kane and later known as Tina O’Kane, on the British television drama Bad Girls.


Bush trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, one of Britain’s leading drama schools.[1]

On leaving drama school, she secured her first major television role on the highly acclaimed ITV prison drama Bad Girls in 2001 as Tina Purvis (later Tina O’Kane) during the shows’ third series. Bush continued in the role for a further five series until the shows axe in 2006.

Bush is currently one half of female comedy duo of Checkly & Bush with Laura Checkley. Recent tours include “Keep Calm and Carry On”, which featured at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2011, which included cameos from Abbey Merritt and Vev Gaunt.

In 2012, Bush joined the cast of BBC school drama Waterloo Road as new school secretary, Sonya Donnegan, Lorraine’s sister.

In 2016 she played the character ‘Flo’ in Casualty for one episode.

Actress (7 credits)
 2018 Lee and Dean (TV Series)
Maz Nolan

Episode #1.5 (2018) … Maz Nolan
 2017 Doctors (TV Series)
Kate ‘Kitty’ Birch

A Tale of Two Kittys (2017) … Kate ‘Kitty’ Birch
 2016 Coronation Street (TV Series)

Episode #1.8988 (2016) … Vanessa
 2015 Casualty (TV Series)
Florence Lale

All the Single Ladies (2015) … Florence Lale
 2012-2015 Waterloo Road (TV Series)
Sonya Donnegan

Episode #10.20 (2015) … Sonya Donnegan
Episode #10.19 (2015) … Sonya Donnegan
Episode #10.18 (2015) … Sonya Donnegan
Episode #10.17 (2015) … Sonya Donnegan
Episode #10.16 (2015) … Sonya Donnegan
 2012 Undead Apocalypse
Zombie 2
 2001-2006 Bad Girls (TV Series)
Tina O’Kane / Tina Purvis / Julie O’Kane

Christmas Special (2006) … Tina O’Kane
Episode #8.10 (2006) … Tina O’Kane
Episode #8.9 (2006) … Tina Purvis / Julie O’Kane / Tina O’Kane
Episode #8.8 (2006) … Tina Purvis / Julie O’Kane / Tina O’Kane
Episode #8.7 (2006) … Tina Purvis / Julie O’Kane / Tina O’Kane
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 2005 Bad Girls (TV Series) (performer – 1 episode)

Christmas Special (2005) … (performer: “Away in a Manger” – uncredited)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (7 credits)
 2016 Pointless Celebrities (TV Series)
Herself – Contestant

Soapstars (2016) … Herself – Contestant
 2013 Let’s Dance for Sport Relief (TV Series)
Herself – Contestant

Episode #5.2 (2013) … Herself – Contestant
 2007 The Weakest Link (TV Series)

Celebrity Couples Edition 2 (2007) … Herself
 2006 Children in Need (TV Series)
Herself – Performer

Episode #1.27 (2006) … Herself – Performer
 2005 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series)
Herself / Mama Cass

2005 Celebrity Special 1 (2005) … Herself / Mama Cass
 2004 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series)

Episode dated 25 September 2004 (2004) … Herself (as Vic Bush)
 2003 Loose Lips (TV Series documentary)

Episode dated 26 June 2003 (2003) … Herself
Hide Hide Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
 2004 Bad Girls: Most Wanted (TV Movie documentary)
Tina O’Kane

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