Mimi Keene is one of the most talented and popular up-and-coming actresses working in the film industry. The English actress began her career in 2010 with the role of Janey in Kin at The Royal Court Theatre. Since then, she has appeared in multiple movies and TV shows including the long-running soap opera EastEnders and BBC One’s Our Girl. Her most famous role to date is of Ruby Matthews in Netflix’s popular teen series Sex Education. So, if you love Keene’s performances here are the 5 best movies and TV shows starring Mimi Keene that should be on your watchlist.
5. Close (Netflix)
Synopsis: To protect an heiress from highly trained kidnappers, a lone security expert (Noomi Rapace) must unravel a sinister plot — while striving to stay alive in this thrilling, female-driven action drama written & directed by Vicky Jewson.
4. After Everything (Rent on Prime Video)
Synopsis: The fifth and final installment of the After franchise finds Hardin (Hero Fiennes Tiffin) struggling to move forward. Besieged by writer’s block and the crushing breakup with Tessa (Josephine Langford), Hardin travels to Portugal in search of a woman he wronged in the past – and to find himself. Hoping to win back Tessa, he realizes he needs to change his ways before he can make the ultimate commitment.
3. EastEnders (Prime Video Add-On)
Synopsis: EastEnders is a British television soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since February 1985. Set in the fictional borough of Walford in the East End of London, the programme follows the stories of local residents and their families as they go about their daily lives. Within eight months of the show’s original launch, it had reached the number one spot in BARB’s television ratings, and has consistently remained among the top-rated series in Britain. Four EastEnders episodes are listed in the all-time top 10 most-watched programmes in the UK, including the number one spot, when over 30 million watched the 1986 Christmas Day episode. EastEnders has been important in the history of British television drama, tackling many subjects that are considered to be controversial or taboo in British culture, and portraying a social life previously unseen on UK mainstream television.
2. Our Girl (Prime Video, Tubi & Pluto TV)
Synopsis: A drama about a teenage girl who finds herself drawn to the army recruitment office after being sick in its doorway whilst drunk on the evening of her 18th birthday. The series follows Molly on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the British Army’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.
1. Sex Education (Netflix)
Synopsis: Sex Education is a Netflix comedy-drama starring Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee Lou Wood, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, and Emma Mackey. The show follows Otis Milburn, an awkward teenage virgin who channels the knowledge of his sex therapist mother to counsel his peers at school, with his classmate Maeve Wiley. The series was created by Laurie Nunn. It is directed by Ben Taylor; and by Kate Herron, Sophie Goodhart, Alice Seabright, and Runyararo Mapfumo.