‘SUNNIE’

HEAD UP, HEART STRONG

Sophie Powles ‘Sunnie’ / AGE 26

Sophie is known as 'Sunnie' and that is what she is, a ray of sunshine. A northern girl who has not been afraid to follow her dreams and her heart. Sunnie spent 3 years playing "Holly" on Emmerdale, then followed her heart to Bali where she lived and worked for nothing but happiness. Back home now touring the UK in a play called "The Ghost Train".
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Head up, heart strong

WHY?

It’s lyrics from a Ben Howard song that I love, I listen to it before every big decision.. it motivates me to be brave and follow my heart….

LATEST PROJECT?

Since leaving Emmerdale I have filled my life with as many new experiences as I can and travelled as much as possible. I am now back touring the Uk with another play (‘“The Ghost Train” by Arnold Ridley) until July. As well as getting involved in other creative projects, including a personal project, helping my boyfriend finalise his multi award winning, self funded film “The Salt Trail”. A film we made while back packing for 6 months! I am so Proud of the project and what my boyfriend has created! It will hopefully be ready for release this month!

BUCKET LIST No 1?

Own a camper van. Fill it with awesome camping gear, skate boards, surf boards, bikes, cameras my boyfriend our favourite people and go on an adventure.

MOST INSPIRING PERSON YOU’VE MET SO FAR?

Micheal Waters Who we lost recently to cancer… He fought hard and changed so many lives through his illness. He made so much good come from a really bad situation. Inspiring happiness, Health, living life in the moment with no worries or fear! He changed my life and I am forever grateful.

SPORT?

Snowboard, surf, skate ,explore, anything outdoors!

FEAR?

That people are that stuck in there smart phone virtual life’s they will forget to look up and take it all In #shesaystypingonphone

HERO?

I have two. My mum and dad, everything I am or hope to be is because of them. I am forever thankful for there costant love, time , support and encouragement to follow my heart no matter where it has taken me.

SCARIEST THING YOU’VE HAD TO DO?

Stitching a surfers head up after he smashed it on the reef while we were in the mentawais Islands.

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