About Told by an Idiot Team Sophie Mercell Sophie is an actor, director and voiceover artist from Lancashire now living in London. Since graduating from Guildford School of Acting in 2013, she has enjoyed a flourishing career in theatre, tv and film. Recent credits include Jamie Lloyd’s Cyrano de Bergerac which performed on West End and at Brooklyn Academy of Music, feature film The Radleys starring Damien Lewis and Kelly McDonald and appearances on both Eastenders and Coronation Street. Last year she became a voiceover artist and has since recorded with BBC, ITV, Sky and Channel 4, and companies such as Whittards, Mullerlight and Aquafresh to name a few. She first worked with Told By an Idiot back in 2018 on Let me Play the Lion Too at the Barbican. Since then, she has toured with the psychedelic All You Need is LSD and Get Happy at the GDIF, and been involved with numerous workshops and the ‘Taught by an Idiot’ programme. Sophie’s interests outside of work consist of hiking, jazz, wild swimming and collecting pebbles.