Amy is famous in the UK for her role in the children's TV drama, Tracy Beaker Returns, which began in 2010 and ended in 2012. She also starred in the 2013 spin-off The Dumping Ground. She played the role of Carmen Howle in both shows.
Hickman has also made appearances in EastEnders, Doctors, Casualty and Safe, in addition to her role in Strike Back and the Tracy Beaker franchise.
Hickman can be currently seen in the second series of Ackley Bridge, where she plays the role of a young Muslim lesbian called Nasreen. The series is currently being shown on Channel 4 in the UK, as well as a variety of overseas TV networks.
Other work Edit
Hickman has delved into other career paths in recent years. She worked as a freelance journalist at music magazine NME in 2015. She has also made public her interest in British Politics, namely her opposition to austerity and the Conservative government, along with her admiration for Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Hickman has since joined the Labour Party, working as an activist during elections from time-to-time. Hickman voted Remain in the 2016 EU referendum and has canvassed for Labour at elections in recent years.
Social media Edit
Hickman has accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Kik and Ask.fm, which she can be contacted on. They are listed below.
- Facebook: Amy LH
- Twitter: @AmyLHickman
- Instagram: @Amy_LHickman
- YouTube: Amy-Leigh Hickman (her subscriber count is just over 8,200 at time of writing)
- Kik Messenger: AmyHickman97
- Ask.fm: AmyHickman97
- Amy-Leigh at the Internet Movie Database