Shaffer received her secondary education studying at Highgate Wood School with profound study of art. Then the girl attended the Camden School for Girls in north London.
“They always tell my brother and me that we should make every effort and not forget to smile. With such tips, you definitely won’t turn onto a curve path,” Anna laughs.
So Shaffer played as a fourth-year student who was persistently trying to become Harry Potter’s (
“I remember how my agent asked: Are you interested in this? It took me half a second to make a decision! ”says the actress.
In spite of the vivid roles in Hollyoaks and Harry Potter, Anna didn’t have plenty of offers. A small role in the television series Glue, a couple of documentary films, several short films, this is what the actress could boast of in the period from 2014-2015. The roles in the series Class (2016) and Fearless (2017) became a definite breakthrough, and the films received positive reviews from critics and viewers. However, the roles were small, and the series were running only in her homeland.
“I adore this television series and adore Ruby, but I am already itching to play someone else. We are filming in Liverpool and I miss London, my parents, and my brother. I am ready for changes, but I will be very sad to leave.”