Laura works for Dorcas Lane at the Post Office in Candleford. She is 16 years old, the eldest child of Robert and Emma Timmins and has four siblings: Edmund, Ethel, Frank and baby Annie. Laura is her father's favourite and has inherited his yearning to learn more, see more, his impulsiveness and his outspokenness.
Olivia Hallinan plays Laura Timmins
Olivia Hallinan started acting at the tender age of seven, Since graduating in English and Drama at the University of Manchester, Olivia has starred in Sugar Rush, Girls in Love, Torchwood and Trial and Retribution.