Thelma Bates

Jemima Rooper

Thelma is Cassie Hughes’ best friend and roomate at Medenham Hall.  She is a feisty, quirky, and is very proud of her homosexuality.  Thelma adores Cassie and dislikes her attempts to become part of the popular “in crowd” at school because she fears Cassie will leave her behind.   She will do anything to protect her best friend, even give up everything.

About Jemima Rooper

Jemima Rooper's extensive film, television, theater, and radio experience includes three seasons of "As If," "Wives and Daughters," "The Famous Five," and "HEX." She has also appeared in film projects that include "A Sound of Thunder", "Hermit of Amsterdam," and "Snapshots."

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