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DOLLY WELLS IS A HAPPY SNAPPER.
8 November 2021

Writer, director, and performer Dolly Wells has completed her move to Snapper Films.

Perhaps best known for her performance as Sister Agatha in BBC One's Dracula, Wells made her directorial debut in 2019 with 'Good Posture'. One feature film down, the Merton-born talent is proud to think big.

"When a woman is described as ambitious it's as if she's being discussed as unhygienic, which a man never would be," Well says. "It's OK to be ambitious as long as you're not an arsehole."


She's made a good impression on Helen Hadfield, who calls Wells "a creative force" and a natural fit for advertising. The Snapper founder adds: "As an actor, writer, and director, she exists outside of her comfort zones at all times. And frankly, I believe there is no better place to be if you want to achieve true creative excellence. Hats off to Dolly - she who dares wins!"

Best friend and frequent collaborator Emily Mortimer also doffs her cap to Wells: "She would walk on to set, and she would own it. She's just got that confidence as a director where she owns it if she doesn't know, but she generally does know. She makes you feel like you can be your best self and she believes in you."


For more on all things Dolly Wells, drop Helen Hadfield a line via helen@snapperfilms.tv or ring 07770 584 908.

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