British actress born in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Lydia started performing at the age of six with local dramatics group Leighton Buzzard Children's Theatre, and later graduated from East 15 Acting School. She has been in numerous independent films including 'Survivors', 'Christmas Slay', 'Desperately Seeking', 'The Witching Hour', 'Kismet', 'Clinical' and 'Invasion of the Not Quite Dead'. Lydia performed throughout the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has taken to the stage for both touring pantomime and interactive theatre, and become a professional scare actor working in numerous mazes and attractions at venues such as Thorpe Park, Madame Tussaud's London and The London Dungeons. In 2015 she played one of two leads in the new sci-fi play SUM (which she also directed), by Stars or Mars theatre company, at London's Etcetera Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe Festival. In 2014 she founded ActingHour as a way for people in all aspects of the industry to connect, create opportunities and share their work.