On the Irregular with Java Bere

Interview with Kiruna Stamell - Actress - Chapter II

September 24, 2021 Java Bere Season 1 Episode 5
On the Irregular with Java Bere
Interview with Kiruna Stamell - Actress - Chapter II
Show Notes

This week is chapter II of my chat with Kiruna Stamell, an Australian actress based in the UK.

Kiruna has worked extensively on both stage and screen. Her credits include Moulin Rouge, Life's Too Short and The New Pope alongside a prolific stage career.  

Kiruna and I met in Manchester in our early 20’s. Fast forward 17 years and Kiruna is busy filming a big budget drama in the South of France. I was lucky enough to catch up with her between scenes. 

We talked about Kiruna’s acting journey as a woman with dwarfism, as well as discussing Burlesque as a radical act, how Orange is the New Black reshaped TV and the narrow parameters of socially acceptable 'sexiness'.

To hear the first part of her story, tune into last week’s episode for chapter I.

Welcome to chapter II with Kiruna Stamell. Enjoy!

You can find Kiruna on Instagram @kiruna_stamell and in her upcoming period drama The Serpent Queen for Starz tv.

Post production and music: Jon Tipler

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