JOSIE BENSON by Talbot Lee
Photo: Talbot Lee
Barley Mow Centre, Barley Mow Passage, Chiswick, London W4 4PH
Phone: 020 7348 7875
Mobile: 07774 852364
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Playing Age:41 - 50 years
Appearance:Black-African, Black-Caribbean, Mixed Race
Eye Colour:Green
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Short
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

Currently appearing:

Currently appearing in “Fame” as “Miss Sherman” Fame UK tour, until Jan 26th 2020.

Television Musical Stage Opera Recording Radio Concert Further Credits
2019, Television, Dr Hannah Jansson, Eastenders, BBC ONE, Wayne Linge
2017, Musical, Daddy Brubeck, Sweet Charity, Royal Exchange Theatre, Derek Bond
2016, Musical, Camila Rosario (Original London cast), In The Heights, Kings Cross Theatre & Southwark Playhouse, Luke Sheppard
2012, Musical, Featured Ensemble, Sweeney Todd, Adelphi Theatre, Johnathan Kent
Musical, Joyce Heth, Barnum, Peter Duncan
Musical, Madam Giry (Covered & Played), The Phantom of the Opera, Her Majesty's Theatre, Laurence Connor
Musical, Carmen Jones (Cover), Carmen Jones, Simon Callow
Musical, Ensemble, Showboat, Royal Albert Hall, Francesca Zambello
Musical, Company, Porgy and Bess, Savoy Theatre, Sir Trevor Nunn
Musical, Woman of the World, Blues in the Night, West Yorkshire Playhouse & Peepul Centre, Geraldine Connor
Musical, Carmen Jones (Covered & Played), Carmen Jones, Royal Festival Hall, Jude Kelly
Musical, Lead, Make some Noise, Theatre Royal Stratford, Kerry Michael
Musical, Linda, Lost in the Stars, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Jude Kelly
Stage, Shylock, The Merchant of Venice, Tight Fit Theatre Company, Mark Oloknow
Stage, Soloist, Bernstein's Mass, Royal Festival Hall, Jude Kelly
Stage, Ella Hammer, The Cradle Will Rock, Arcola Theatre, Mehmet Ergen
Stage, Lead, Connected, Wolsey Theatre
Stage, Ensemble, Mass Carib/An African Cargo/Soul Food, Nitro Black Theatre Company, Felix Cross
Stage, Ensemble - Violist, The Firebird, Emily Gray
Opera, Carmen, Carmen, Opera Del Mar, Irmgard Berry
Opera, Carmen, Carmen, Beaufort Opera
Opera, Narrater, Why Don't You Just Sing Jazz?, Arcola Theatre, Derrick Mortimer-Smith
Recording, Ensemble, Sweeney Todd, West End Cast Recording, Johnathan Kent
Recording, Vocalist, Summertime, Atlantic Jaxx
Radio, Linda, Lost in the Stars, Radio 4, Charles Hazlewood
Radio, Vocalist, The Jubilee Singers, Nitrovox, Allyson Devonish
Concert, Josie Benson Sing's, Josie Benson Sing's, Jermyn Street Theatre
Further Credits
Workshop, Gertrude, The 'H' Project, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Gus Gowland
Workshop, Grace, Untitled 1, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Zara McFarlane
Workshop, La Pasionaria, Goodbye Barcelona, Arcola Theatre, Memet Ergen
Dance, Ife, The Wedding dance, Nitro Black Thetrea Company, Felix Cross
Cruise, Featured lead vocalist, Rhythm and Rhyme, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Ann Dittamo
Short Film, Mother, The Coven, FX Team Productions, John Mackay
Workshop, Lucy, Avenue Q


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
African, American-Standard, Cockney, London*, Nigerian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
A Cappella, Alto*, Blues, Cabaret Singing*, Choral Singing, Classical Singing*, Contemporary Singing*, Contralto, Jazz Singing, Keyboards, Mezzo-Soprano*, Opera, Piano, Pop Singing, R & B Singing, Reggae Singing, Sight-Reading, Singing (general), Viola
Performance:Actor-Singer, Musical Theatre, Professional Singer, Role Play, Singer-Professional
(* = highly skilled)
Boxing, Boxing Trainer (registered), Cycling, Fitness Instructor (qualified), Horse-riding, Rollerblading, Weight Training
Other Skills:Drama Workshop Leader, Improvisation, Musical Theatre Workshop Leader, Personal Fitness Trainer (professional), Vocal Workshop Leader, Workshop Leader