I have been fortunate enough to be cast as mummy Philips this year!

The electronics giant are launching a new range of home appliances and so are producing a set of online commercials for each of the products, which include a kettle, toaster, iron and food processor.

Being for a worldwide market, they wanted to find a British speaking actress for the role of mum and thankfully they chose me! The casting was in London but all of the filming took place in Amsterdam on location in a real family home. British actor James Daffern played my husband and two Dutch children completed the Philips family.

For my role, I had to find a balance between playing a natural mum at home and being the vehicle for putting all the product information across, which had to be delivered straight into the camera.

Dutch production company Wenneker TV produced all films. Here is the first video of the series…