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A week in the life of Daisy Pulls It Off's Anna Shaffer

The ''Hollyoaks'' and ''Harry Potter'' star takes us behind the scenes in the run-up to the play's opening night

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Anna Shaffer in Daisy Pulls It Off
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Best known for starring in the Harry Potter series of films and Channel 4 soap opera Hollyoaks, Anna Shaffer can currently be found treading the boards in Denise Deegan's Olivier Award-winning comedy Daisy Pulls It Off.

Here she takes us backstage at the Park Theatre ahead of the show's official opening.

Daisy Pulls It Off runs at the Park Theatre until 13 January.

Working all hours

AS: Notes from last night's preview, a tired bunch of puppies!

On stage at the Park

AS: Working notes during a Grangewood assembly.


AS: Me, Shobna and Lucy in our very tidy dressing room.

All the essentials

AS: My very glamorous stage pants amongst my show essentials - Haribo tangfastics (obvs) and a whole load of makeup!

Who's the boss?

AS: Me and our fabulous stage manager Josh! He's just about to tell me off for going for a last minute wee.

Group selfie time!

AS: Half-time! or interval.... whatever!