Cherrelle will soon be playing Marcia in The Seagull, previewing 3rd October 2017 at the Lyric Hammersmith.
Best Emerging Talent at the 2015 MViSAs.
Outstanding Contribution to the Arts Award at the 2015 West Midlands Women of The Year Awards.
Cherrelle Skeete was born and raised in Birmingham. She graduated from the Central School of Speech & Drama in 2011 with a BA (Hons) in Acting, specialising in Collaborative and Devised Theatre. She trained under the direction of Complicite Associate, Catherine Alexander.
Before graduating, Cherrelle played Young Jamie in Naomi Wallace’s And I And Silence at the Finborough Theatre, directed by Caitlin McLeod. She made her West End debut in 2012 in The Lion King as Shenzi cover and swing, and played Sister Sally in The Amen Corner at the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris, in 2013.
Cherrelle's screen debut was in series four, episode two of BBC period drama, Call the Midwife playing Abigail Bissette. Later that year she played Viv in the hit BBC drama, Ordinary Lies, written by Danny Brocklehurst.
Cherrelle played Dee Dee Fearon, a police officer and sister to Danny (Kascion Franklin) in 70's Dudley-based television film Danny and The Human Zoo, directed by BAFTA break-through Destiny Ekaragha and written by Lenny Henry, who also played her father Samson Fearon. It was a fictionalised account of Lenny Henry's rise to fame as a teen in the 70's, broadcast on BBC1 in 2015.
Cherrelle returned to the National Theatre in July 2015 to play Katya in Three Days in The Country, an adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's passionate, moving comedy A Month in The Country, by Patrick Marber.
Cherrelle recently finished playing Rose Granger-Weasley, daughter to Ron Weasley (Paul Thornley) and Hermione Granger (Noma Dumezweni), in the original West End production of Harry Potter and The Cursed Child.