Mika Simmons

Mika Simmons is an award winning British Filmmaker, Actress, and Host of The Happy Vagina.

As an actress and filmmaker, Mika has worked on a diverse range of creative projects including the BAFTA-winning ’Falling Apart’, Film London’s ’Balcony’ which won the Crystal Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival and BFI nominated Dictynna Hood’s ‘Us Among the Stones’. Mika’s directorial debut, ‘Rain Stops Play’, won the Silver Remi for best comedy at Houston World Film Festival and has been nominated at Underwire Festival and BAFTA qualifying Portobello Film Festival and CBFF.

When not working as an actress or making films, Mika hosts The Happy Vagina platform which empowers women through inspirational content that both educates and entertains. On the podcast, Mika interviews pioneering guests as they explore an experience that completely changed their outlook in Women’s health, equality and relationships. The Happy Vagina podcast, as seen on Fabulous Magazines ‘graph of greatness’ was Marie Claire’s 2020 ‘next must listen’.

As a host and panellist Mika has worked for, amongst others, BBC Radio 5 live with Laura Whitmore, Soho House, FaceBook, Acast, Power of Women TV and AllBright and partnered with brands including Stripe & Stare, EBloggers, LeSalon, Kindred, DAME, Lelo, and DeoDoc.

In January Mika was chosen by Harpers Bazaar’s as one fo their female Visionaries for 2021. She was also featured as one of L’Oréal Lancôme’s powerful women campaign in 2017.

As a Women’s health activist, Mika is also the founder of the ‘Lady Garden Foundation,’ one of the world’s leading Gynaecological charities, and co-chair, with Nimco Ali OBE, of the ‘Ginsburg Women’s Health Board’, an independent advisory board supporting better diagnosis in Women’s health. In 2017 Mika was chosen as one of 40 inspirational British women to front L’Oréal Lancôme’s powerful women campaign.

@MissMikaSimmons | @TheHappyVagina

Title Role Director Producer
Birthday Boy Kris James Bell Leo Le Beau Ltd
All My Love (Short) Joanna Alexander Harrison London Film Company
Us Among The Stones Rose D. R. Hood Likely Story
Balcony (Short) Kate Toby Fell-Holden Film London
Westminster Girls (Short) Jess Paul Wyett Pimlico Films
Zone Ten Julie Joshua Bregman MET Films
Through The Hawthorne (Short Animation) Lydia Dictynna Hood A Likely Story
Magpie (Short) Olivia Ball Michael Buckman Nyasha Hatendi
Polarity (Short) Michelle Harris Pavol Kajan NFTS
Ketchup Therapist Daniel Barlev LFA
Ripley Under Ground Sandy Roger Spottiswoode Graveside Ltd
Casting About Mika Barry J Hershey Moving Still Productions
Tea Time Jennifer Ilakia Delia MET Films
Title Role Director Producer
Showtrial Amanda Wilkinson Zara Hayes World Productions / BBC
Unforgotten Chambers Andy Wilson ITV
Dragon Age Inquisition (Animation) Queen Anora Caroline Livingstone Bioware
Hitting The Wall (Pilot) Trine Campbell Joshua Bregman A Good Film Company
Dragon Age: Awakenings (Animation) Queen Anora Caroline Livingston Bioware
Dragon Age: Origins (Animation) Queen Anora Caroline Livingstone Bioware
Casualty Gemma Lynch Dominic Santana BBC Television
Bad Girls DI Kitson Julian Holmes Shed Productions
Falling Apart Sally Brian Hill Channel 4
Without Motive Rosie James Hawes ITV
Happy Birthday Shakespeare Sally Nick Hurran BBC Television
Ghost From A Perfect Place Miss Sulpher Michael Kingsbury White Bear
Frenchman's Creek Prudence Ferdinand Fairfax ITV
Macbeth Lady Macbeth David Jiang International Shakespeare Festival
Man Of Mode Belinda Paul Warick New Town, Edinburgh
Title Role Director Producer
The Central Line Cometh (Rehearsed Reading) Gertrude Su Gilroy Equity
Genesis inc. (Rehearsed Reading) Kiki Jemma Kennedy Bush Theatre
The Bank Of Britain (Rehearsed Reading) Narrator Amy Hodge Unicorn Theatre
Measure For Measure (Workshop) Various Roles Simon Godwin
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Workshop) Various Roles Joe Hill Gibbons
Macbeth (Workshop) Various Roles Simon Godwin
Hedda Gabler (Workshop) Various Roles Joe Hill Gibbons
This Family (Rehearsed Reading) Anna Dictynna Hood Likely Story
Ferris Bueller Grace Mimi Poskitt Young Vic/Look Left Look Right
You Once Said Yes Emily Mimi Poskitt Look Left Look Right
Over And Under (Rehearsed Reading) Lydia Dictynna Hood A Likely Story
Heated Curlers (Rehearsed Reading) Kay Bragger Susan Jacobson BAFTA
Is This Free (Rehearsed Reading) Lady Lauris Beinerts CoLab
On The Piste Melissa Grey Hannah Chissick Derby Playhouse
Romeo And Juliet / Moments Juliet Jane Clarke Young Vic Studio
The Queen Of Spades Caterina Gonchorova David Edwards New End Theatre
Octopus Pie Tara Robert Wolstenholme Landor Theatre
In That Summer Of Sweet Sixteen Jessica Townsend Jane Clarke Red Lion
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