Malinda Parris biography A London-based actress, Malinda Parris is playing the part of an Ensemble in the West End production of Mary Poppins. She started acting when she was thirteen years old, appearing in Tin Pan Ali, an Edinburgh Fringe production. After this, Malinda became part of Bugsy Malone at the Queen’s Theatre and Oklahoma at the Peacock Theatre. Training: She attended the GSA Conservatoire. Theatre: Her credits in theatre include Mass Carib (Nitro), Footloose in the UK Tour, Little Shop Of Horrors at the Wolsey Theatre, Aladdin at the Lyric Theatre, The Light Princess and Caroline, Or Change at the National Theatre, Parade at the Donmar Warehouse, and Matilda with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Film: She was in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. TV: On television, she appeared in Caught In A Trap.