Playing the role of Mary Magdalene
Joanna trained at Central after studying Modern Languages at Cambridge University. She recently played Tess in a rehearsed reading of ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ at the Union Theatre. Previous credits include the UK tour of ‘Chess’, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ at the Birmingham Rep, ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ at the Watermill and ‘Grimm Tales’ at the Manchester Library Theatre. She played Celeste in ‘Saturday Night’ at the Arts Theatre, Sybil Vane in ‘Dorian Gray’ at the Leicester Square Theatre, Lucy Westenra in ‘Dracula’ at the White Bear, Tiny Tim/Christmas Past in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Trafalgar Studios, Thea in ‘Achilles in Heels’ at the Landor and Madeleine Bassett in the UK tour of ‘By Jeeves’. She has worked as an actor-musician in several productions, most notably for John Doyle, playing Johanna in the number 1 tour of his ‘Sweeney Todd’, Beth in his ‘Merrily we Roll Along’ at the Watermill and Wendy in his ‘Peter Pan’ at the Oxford Playhouse. She has also performed with the cabaret group ‘Fingask Follies’.