Spotlight: JOANNA WAKE


JOANNA WAKE by Charlie Carter
Photo: Charlie Carter
Lower Ground Floor, 7 Mallow Street, Shoreditch, London, EC1Y 8RQ
Phone: 07921 831251
Hudson House, 8 Tavistock Street, London, WC2E 7PP
Phone: 020-7240 2345
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'6" (167cm)
Weight:10st. 1lb. (64kg)
Playing Age:65 - 80 years
Appearance:Eastern European, White
Eye Colour:Blue-Grey
Hair Colour:Greying
Hair Length:Short
Voice Quality:Light
Voice Character:Sympathetic

About me:

Nominated: Best Supporting Actress ASCENT (short-film: dir: Mark Brocking) North European Film Festival 2019

Television Stage Short Film Film Radio Further Credits
2019, Television, Mabel Coombs, EASTENDERS (3 eps), BBC, Ian White
2018, Television, Gill Corcoran, DOCTORS, BBC, Dawn Coulson-Beckett
2016, Television, Old Lady, GALAVANT, ABC (US), Various
2012, Television, Edna, Doctors, BBC
2010, Television, Joan Newall, Doctors, BBC, Sarah Punshon
2009, Television, Angela, Hustle, KUDOS (WM) Ltd, Sarah O'Gorman
2007, Television, Angel Shawcross, Doctors, BBC Television, Paul Gibson
2007, Television, Alicia Montgomery, The Chase, BBC Television, Susan Tully
2003, Television, Betty Easton, The Alan Clark Diaries, BBC Television, Jon Jones
2003, Television, Mrs Louise Blatch, The Bride In The Bath, Yorkshire Television, Harry Bradbere
2001, Television, Gloria, Family Affairs, Channel 5
1999, Television, Imogen, Easy Listening, Carlton Television, Udayan Prasad
1999, Television, Linda Dixon, Sunburn, BBC Television, Keith Boak
1998, Television, Patricia, Grafters, Carlton Television, David Richards
1995, Television, Mrs Dromgoole, The Vets, Ikona Films, David Richards
Television, Landlady, A Man You Don't Meet Everyday, Channel 4, Angela Pope
Television, Miss Grant, Earthwarp, BBC, Peter Rose
Television, Susan Stringer, Brookside, Mersey TV, P. Tucker
Television, Mrs. McBride, Forever Green, Carnival, Chris King
Television, Mrs. Feketer, Solo for the Banker, ATV
Television, The girl, The Girl opposite, ITV
Television, Jean, Separate Tables, BBC, Alan Cooke
Television, Sister Joan, Sanctuary, ITV, Joan Craft
2018, Stage, Ma (co-lead), THE STRONGBOX by Stephanie Jacob, Diverse City/Vault Festival, Lucy Richardson
2016, Stage, Irina, MOTHERLAND (r+d week), Stand Fast Theatre/Old Vic Workrooms, Katie Henry
2014, Stage, Various, FITZROVIA RADIO HOUR'S DRACULA, Mercury Theatre Colchester/Fitzrovia Prods Ltd, Cal McCrystal
2013, Stage, Mrs Frush, THARK, Park Theatre/Snapdragon Productions, Eleanor Rhode
2011, Stage, Aunt Lydia, THE HOLLY AND THE IVY, Middle Ground Theatre Company, Michael Lunny
2010, Stage, Aunt Lydia, The Holly and the Ivy, Middle Ground, Michael Lunny
2005, Stage, Lynn Lois, Unless, Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough, Tim Sheader
2004, Stage, Mrs Opie, The Marrying Of Ann Leete, Richmond Orange Tree Theatre, Sam Walters
2001, Stage, Old Hatty, Tom's Midnight Garden, Unicorn/New Victory Theatre-New York, Tony Graham
2000, Stage, Mrs Dashwood/Mrs Jennings, Sense And Sensibility, Northcott Theatre Exeter and No 1 tour, Ben Crocker
1998, Stage, Mme Hortense, The Orchestra, Southwark Playhouse/A Million Fred Productions, Kristine Landon-Smith
1997, Stage, Stephanie Crawford, To Kill A Mocking Bird, No 1 tour, Geoff Bullen
1996, Stage, Nelie/Lillian, Double Double, Richmond Orange Tree Theatre, Tim Sheader
1996, Stage, Mrs Warren, Mrs Warrens Profession, UK Tour, Michael Friend
1995, Stage, The Lady Captain, The Nineteenth Hole, BKL/No 1 tour, Tony Craven
1995, Stage, Mother Superior, Once A Catholic, Watford Palace Theatre, Phil Young
1994, Stage, The Actress, Greenwich Theatre, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Phil Young
1994, Stage, Jill, The Shot in Question, Duchess Theatre, Jack Minster
1992, Stage, Freda, Dangerous Corner, Ambassadors, Robert Gillespie
1991, Stage, Landlady, Death, Donmar Warehouse, Lyn Leslie
Stage, Kate, The Taming of the Shrew, The Young Vic, Frank Dunlop
Stage, Constance, She Stoops to Conquer, The Young Vic, Wendy Toye
Stage, Lady Capulet, Romeo & Juliet, The Young Vic, Peter James
Stage, Dame Plyant, The Alchemist, The Young Vic, Frank Dunlop
Stage, Mrs Eynsford Hill, Pygmalion, Young Vic, Denise Coffey
Stage, The Queen, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, The Young Vic, Jeremy James Taylor
Stage, Duchess of Gloucester, Richard II, The Young Vic, Robin Lefevre
Stage, Eve, BIBLE ONE, Albery Theatre, Frank Dunlop
Stage, Leo, GETTING MARRIED, Strand Theatre, Frank Dunlop
Stage, Dorcas, A WINTER'S TALE, Cambridge Theatre, Frank Dunlop
Stage, The Courtizan, The Comedy of Errors, Frank Dunlop
Short Film
2018, Short Film, Mrs Archer, BELONGING, Elizabeth Middleton, Rory Bentley
2017, Short Film, Grandmother, ASCENT, Mark Brocking
Feature Film, Mrs Hale, Shiner, Wisecroft, John Irvine
Feature Film, Sally, Salt and Pepper, Paramount, Jerry Lewis
Film, Dorcas, A Winters Tale, Pop Films, Frank Dunlop
Radio, Coram Boy, Celia de Wolf
Radio, Unsuitable Case for Treatment, Chris Wallis
Further Credits
2003, Corporate, Isobel Hutton, Open University, Hilary Chadwick
2013, Video Game, Oversized Oyster Mushroom (principal role), DARK SOULS, Liquid Gold
Animation, Pib & Pob, Aardman
Voice Over, Castrato


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh, London*, Manchester, RP*, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Performance:Commentating, Voice Over
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


Experimental work in Paris with Jaques Tati at the Studio Billancourt Paris.

Leading roles for the Prospect Theatre Company.

Leading roles for the Cambridge Theatre Company.