Antonia Campbell-Hughes

Antonia Campbell-Hughes

  • Birthday: 1982-09-07
  • Place of birth: Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
  • Also know as: Antonia Campbell Hughes


Antonia Campbell-Hughes is a Northern Irish actress and former fashion designer, best known for appearing in Jack Dee's sitcom Lead Balloon and for portraying Natascha Kampusch in 3096 Days. After the success of series one of Lead Balloon, Campbell-Hughes went on to be cast in a variety of comedy shows on British television, alongside Jennifer Saunders and Alex Macqueen, and went on to create her own one-woman show Bluebell Welch for MTV. Campbell-Hughes was born in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland, living there until the age of two. She has lived in the United States, Switzerland, Germany, and England. Campbell-Hughes had her own fashion label, started in her teens. She ran a clothing line that sold internationally under her own name and a diffusion line for high street store Topshop. She was featured on the cover of the Sunday Times' Style supplement in December 2007, and models regularly for French fashion label Devastee. She left fashion full-time in 2005 to focus fully on "her greater love" acting. Campbell-Hughes' film work to date has been varied, including the BBC period drama Blackbeard, the Jane Campion feature film Bright Star, the psychological thriller The Other Side of Sleep, which premiered at Cannes 2011 Director's Fortnight, Lotus Eaters, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2011, and the BBC film When Harvey Met Bob, chronicling the lead-up to Live Aid as the charity concert celebrated its 25th anniversary. This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.