Laura Schalker

Hair & Makeup Designer


Laura’s rise through the ranks of the hair and makeup department can be attributed to nothing less than a combination of hard work, skill, and an ability to manage and supervise her team effectively and diligently. Her skills cover the whole range, from hair cutting and styling, to wigs, modern and period makeup and prosthetics. Based in London, she’s happy to go where the work takes her.

Selected credits


date
production
director / production company

as Hair & Make-up Designer:
television:
2019
THE WINDSORS
Justin Hardy / Raw TV
2014-17
DEATH IN PARADISE Series 4, 5, 6 & 7
various directors / Red Planet Productions Ltd
2013
BY ANY MEANS
Charlie Palmer, Menhaj Huda, Mark Everest / Red Planet Productions Ltd
2011
LOCKED UP ABROAD (Prosthetics)
David Bartlett / Sky
feature films:
2018
NATIVITY ROCKS! (co-designer)
Debbie Isitt / Mirrorball Films
2016
LET ME GO
Polly Steele / Intrust Films
2006
IN TRANZIT (additional photography)
Tom Roberts / Thema Production
shorts:
2019
MOUSIE
David Bartlett / Kewhaven Pictures

as Hair & Make-up Supervisor:
television:
2013
PSYCHOBITCHES
Jeremy Dyson / Sky Arts 1
2013
DEATH IN PARADISE Series 2
Alrick Riley, Keith Boak, David O'Neill / Red Planet Productions Ltd
2011
THE FADES (Prosthetics)
Farren Blackburn, Tom Shankland / BBC
2007-11
SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL
various directors / Tiger Aspect for ITV
2010
PSYCHOVILLE Series 2
Matt Lipsey / BBC Comedy
2009
COLLISION
Mark Evans, Rodrigo Guitierrez / ITV Drama
2008
PLACE OF EXECUTION
Dan Percival / Coastal Productions for ITV Drama
2007
SCALLYWAGGA
Tony Dow / BBC Comedy North
2007
SKINS Series 1
Adam Smith, Minki Spiro, Chris Clough, Paul Gay / Company Pictures for E4
2004
HIROSHIMA
Paul Wilmshurst / BBC
2004
A MOST MYSTERIOUS MURDER
Michael Samuels / RDF Media for BBC
feature films:
2018
ANGEL HAS FALLEN (2nd Unit)
Ric Roman Waugh / Millennium Films
2016
LONDON HAS FALLEN (2nd unit)
Babak Najafi / Millennium Films
2014
NATIVITY 3
Debbie Isitt / Mirrorball Films
2013
AUSTENLAND (and Personal to Jayne Seymour)
Jerusha Hess / Fickle Fish Films
2012NATIVITY 2: Danger in the MangerDebbie Isitt / Mirrorball Films
2012
CHEERFUL WEATHER FOR THE WEDDING (Chief Hair Stylist)
Donald Rice / Cheerful Weather
References
Tim Key - Executive Producer on 'Death In Paradise'
David Bartlett - Director on 'Locked Up Abroad'
(Contact information provided upon request)