|Posted on November 12, 2018 at 2:40 PM||comments (0)|
Meet Beth Allen's baby girl Nell, who shares her name with mom and great grandmother.
Beth’s little angel
Woman’s Day (NZ) 12 Nov 2018
At the very reasonable hour of 10.32am on a Tuesday in May, beautiful baby girl Nell Irene Rainee McDermott was born via Caesarean at Auckland Hospital to the tune of John Legend’s “Penthouse Floor”.Read Full Post »
|Posted on September 7, 2016 at 3:35 PM||comments (0)|
By her own admission, actress Beth Allen is the queen of organisation. She bought her first house aged 19 and has been known to do her taxes during hair and make-up.
But her plans for giving birth naturally were literally turned upside down at the last minute when her unborn baby boy refused to relinquish his breech position.
“We tried everything,” says the 32-year-old, as husband Charlie McDermott nods in agreement. “I got acupuncture and had Charlie burning sti...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 13, 2016 at 12:45 PM||comments (0)|
Hello beautiful people! As many of you know, Beth took a break from acting in 2015 to move to USA with her husband for a while.
She is now back in NZ and has adjusted to one of the biggest roles yet, being a first time mom to a beautiful baby boy.
Big congratulations to Beth and Charlie!
Photo credit: A.Billing
|Posted on March 13, 2015 at 12:10 PM||comments (0)|
by Nick Cushion On March 13, 2015
Just under a month ago we brought news that The Generation of Z was going to be invading London fresh off our it’s domination of both New Zealand and Edinburgh (to rave reviews), it was something that we were excited and terrified about in equal proportions! For anyone who may have missed the announcement; the Generation of Z is a theatre experience like no other, it puts you squarely into the heart of a true zombie apocalypse with death a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 29, 2014 at 6:45 AM||comments (0)|
Beth Allen hit the big 30 on May 28th and celebrated together with her bestie Antonia Prebble (who also turned 30), throwing a big 90s theme costume party on June 7th.
Shortland Street’s Beth Allen readily admits she never imagined her life past 22 years old. So as she sat down to a glass of bubbles and mushrooms on toast on the morning of her 30th birthday, it was something of a pleasant surprise to...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 12, 2014 at 10:35 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on January 30, 2014 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
Hello all, its update time again. Hope you have had a great start to 2014. Here's a lighthearted little audio interview with Beth Allen from ZM Online where she talks hair, ex-boyfriends and body issues.
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|Posted on November 22, 2013 at 11:50 AM||comments (0)|
Shortland Street favourite Beth Allen is swapping a hospital for a classroom this month starring in and co-producing the psychological drama Between the Sheets at The Basement theatre. She spoke to reporter Jess Lee about feminism and gender bias in the world of New Zealand show business.'
1. Describe Between the Sheets in 140 characters or less.
A parent-teacher interview that veers well away from the child under discussion.
2. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 19, 2013 at 12:30 PM||comments (0)|
Who’s in the dead supergroup for your dream hologram show?
Hendrix, Joplin, Michael Jackson and Keith Moon, and I insist on going to the after-party.
What’s an upcoming film you’re jazzed about?
Dallas Buyers Club. I like Matthew McConaughey’s “I do what I want” attitude. And he’s a sweet babe.
Where can your stalkers find you during the weekend?
Pak’nSave Mt ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 21, 2013 at 4:35 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 22, 2013 at 8:05 AM||comments (0)|
Take a look at the avatars section of the site, they have been reorganised and about 30 new additions. With the computer screens getting bigger, there is now also a 150x150 section for you to choose from.
|Posted on August 15, 2013 at 1:35 PM||comments (0)|
by Donna Fleming
You would think Beth Allen had plenty on her plate playing Shortland Street’s Brooke Freeman.
But when she’s not in front of the camera pretending to be the scheming doctor, you’ll usually find the talented actress in her dressing room, doing accounts, writing out invoices or emailing theatres.
As if working on the fast-turnaround TV show wasn’t enough to keep her busy, Beth also runs a company – Royale Produc...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 27, 2013 at 10:20 AM||comments (0)|
It did sneak up on me a bit, this end of July. Hard to believe this website has been online for a whole ten years.
Just in time for out birthday, a new interview with Beth Allen - 12 questions - can be read in the interviews and articles section and I brushed up the layout a little bit.
And to...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 18, 2013 at 2:05 PM||comments (0)|
Beth Allen, 29, is a New Zealand actress best known as Dr Brooke Freeman on Shortland Street. She was a child actor on The Tribe, bought her first house at age 19 and loves a budget spreadsheet.
Beth Allen was about to try her acting talent overseas when she was offered her Shortland Street role. Photo / Dean Purcell
1. So I hear you're the meanest woman on Shortland Street: any Scottish ancestry?
No Scottish in me, just parents who worked and save...Read Full Post »
|Posted on April 5, 2013 at 4:20 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on September 13, 2012 at 11:25 AM||comments (0)|
Added photos of Beth Allen at High Teal @ Langley's dinner.
For those unfamiliar with Beth's charity work, she's an ambassador for New Zealand's Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (NZGCF).
For more light-hearted reading, take a look at Beth's disaster plan for her pet dog Ned in case of emergencies. HereRead Full Post »
|Posted on September 11, 2012 at 12:45 PM||comments (0)|
A quick update to let you know Beth Allen has got herself an official twitter account now, so make sure to follow her.
|Posted on June 30, 2012 at 5:10 AM||comments (0)|
All NZ residents have the chance to meet Beth Allen face to face and support a great cause while at it.
When: Thursday 26 July, 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Hilton Auckland, Auckland
The New Zealand Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (NZGCF) is hosting its inaugural gala dinner and charity auction “Getting Glamorous for Gynae”.
Beth Allen will be there in her role a...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 5, 2012 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on April 17, 2012 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|