JOYCE BRANAGH by Lucas Smith
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2nd Floor, 52 Port Street, Manchester, M1 2EQ
Phone: 0161-228 0236 / 020-7734 7887
Phone: 020-7734 7887
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'3" (160cm)
Weight:8st. 12lb. (56kg)
Playing Age:41 - 55 years
Appearance:Eastern European, White
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Warm

Currently appearing:

Friar Lawrence: "Branagh brought her great experience in Shakespeare with a particularly natural and compelling delivery" British Theatre Guide. Vincent River: "Branagh is excellent" I Love Manchester; "A fantastic cast" The Stage; "A very impressive and moving performance by Joyce Branagh" Manchester Salon; "two very strong, intense performances" British Theatre Guide. WINNER 'Best Fringe Performance' 2017 Manchester Theatre Awards for 'Boomtown Gals'. "Wholly delightful, upbeat and eventually rather poignant... strongly recommended" - Manchester Theatre Awards.

Stage Television Film Short Film Radio Voice Over Role Play Further Credits
2019, Stage, Death, Death or Icecream, Lattitude Festival, Gareth P Jones
2019, Stage, Millie Moody, Trumpet, Vanitas Arts, Amanda Huxtable
2018, Stage, Various roles, Ladies That Bus (scratch performance), Dukes Theatre, Lancaster, Kirstie Davis
2018, Stage, Friar Lawrence, Romeo and Juliet, Hope Mill Theatre, Kayleigh Hawkins
2018, Stage, Anita, Vincent River, Yet Another Carnival / Hope Mill, John Young
2018, Stage, Dame Sarah Lees, Yorkshire Street Murder, Oldham Libraries, Joyce Branagh
2017, Stage, Mitzy, Pet Defenders, Latitude Festival, Gareth Jones
2016, Stage, Sarah Rosebury (Lead), Boomtown Gals, Peggy Productions, Alyx Tole
2016, Stage, Captain Clockheart, Steampunk PIrates, Latitude Festival, Gareth Jones
2016, Stage, Professor Brown, Regenerating The Future, Manchester University Public Engagement, Alyx Tole
2016, Stage, Amanda, A Different Time - JB Shorts, Real Life Theatre, Rebecca Taylor
2015, Stage, Agnes, The Last Battle, They Eat Culture, Preston, Oliver Lamford
2015, Stage, Captain Clockheart, Steampunk Pirates!, Latitude Festival, Gareth Jones
2015, Stage, Host/Music Hall Artiste, The Mystery of Mabel Drinkwater, Oldham Library Theatre, Heather Phoenix
2015, Stage, Bev, Safe in our Hands - JB Shorts 13, Reallife Theatre Company, Alyx Tole
2015, Stage, Myra, Colder Than Here, HOME, Manchester, Alyx Tole
2014, Stage, Fairy Godmother, Cinderella, Mart Theatre, Andy Lynan
2014, Stage, Myra, Colder Than Here, Studio Salford, Alyx Tole
2014, Stage, Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, GB Theatre Company, Ed Viney
2014, Stage, Emelia / Dr Pinch, The Comedy Of Errors, GB Theatre Company, Ed Viney
2014, Stage, May, Diggin' Up Black Gold, Theatre 'and go 'r it', Eve Robertson
2014, Stage, Annabella/Pamela/Margaret, 39 Steps, Todmorden Hippodrome, Andrew Rawlinson
2013, Stage, Kitty, Puss in Boots, Mart Theatre, Clare Allen
2013, Stage, Lady (lead), The Wittol's Wife, Hebden Bridge Festival, Anna Clarkson
2012, Stage, Cathy, Can't Smile Without You, Organised Chaos, Jess Lau
2012, Stage, Landlady (and all female roles), Two, Todmorden Hippodrome, Janet Spooner
2011, Stage, Hester Collyer, The Deep Blue Sea, Hebden Bridge Little Theatre, Jenny Gore
2010, Stage, Rover, Peggy and the Spaceman - Trailer, Manchester Comedy Store, Joyce Branagh
2010, Stage, Aunt Gwen, Tom's Midnight Garden, Todmorden Hippodrome, John Spooner
2019, Television, Leisa, Clink, LA Productions, Jodi May
2018, Television, Wedding Celebrant, Coronation Street, ITV, Peter Rose
2017, Television, Labour MP, Porridge, BBC, Dominic Brigstocke
2015, Television, Headmistress, Hollyoaks, Lime Pictures, Tim Leandro
2015, Television, Dr Erika Johnson, Emmerdale, ITV Yorkshire, Alan Wareing
2013, Television, Registrar (2 eps), Emmerdale, ITV, Mike Lacey
2001, Television, Staff Nurse, The Bill - Going Public, Thames Television, Frank W Smith
2018, Feature Film, Susan Owen, The Burying Party, Sine Wave, Richard Weston
2017, Film, Helen, Ever After, MSA Film Productions, Sophie Ibbotson
2016, Film, Mother (Lead), Touch, Anthony Moore
2015, Film, Laura Stepney, Getting it Right, Summer Rain Films, Jonathan Glendening
2013, Film, Catherine (lead), The Real Louis, Leeds Met, Olliver Roberts
2010, Film, She, For the Record, Forest Forge Theatre Company, Kirstie Davis
Short Film
2016, Short Film, Professor Brown, Regenerating the Future, Manchester University Public Engagement, Gino Evans
2014, Short Film, Edith, 50/50- reimagined, Salford University, Isaac Clarke
2009, Radio, Mrs Pearson, FX, You Pigs Productions, Gus Bousfield
2010, Radio, Charlotte Potatoes, Comedy Spinner, Channel K, Gus Bousfield
Voice Over
2017, Voice Over, Narrator, Holy Terrors (short Film), Obsolete Production, Julian Butler
2015, Voice Over, Amanda Forsythe, Karaoke Cara - JB Shorts 13, Reallife Theatre Company, Barry Evans
2009, Voice Over, Hilda Snail, Dancing to the Sound of Crunching Snails, You Pigs Productions, Gus Bousfield
2009, Voice Over, Narrator, Mahmood's Burgers, Visions, Julian Butler
Role Play
2017, Role Play, (2016 & 2017), Patient, Simulated patient for OSCES, Leeds University Hospital
2015, Role Play, Patient, Simulated Patient OSCE Role Play, Leeds University, Alison Kitch
2004, Role Play, (2002, 2003 & 2004), Various Teachers, NPQH Headship Exams - improvised staff interview, Institute of Education, Yvonne Beecham
Further Credits
2018, Corporate, Checkout worker, Iceland training video, Cascade Productions, Bev Ashworth
2018, Rehearsed Reading, Woman, This Is It, Manchester ADP, Daniel Bradford
2017, Commercial, Mum, McDonald's
2017, Corporate, Doctor, NHS Training Video
2017, Event, The Widow (Maze Master), The Crystal Maze, Crystal Maze Manchester, Rhys Owens
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Owl, Parliament of Fowls, Martin Lamb
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Pat / Irene, First Break New Writing Competition winners, Oldham Coliseum, Chris Lawson
2015, Rehearsed Reading, Susan, Olives & Ovaries, Truant Theatre Company, Billy Cowan


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Bristol, Cockney, Edinburgh, Heightened RP, Lancashire*, London, RP*, South African, Stafford, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Ballet, Ballroom Dancing, Jive, Latin American, Mezzo, Singing (general), Waltz
Performance:Comedy, Role Play, Theatre In Education, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:DBS (CRB) clearance, Devising, Director, Drama Workshop Leader, Puppetry, Scriptwriter (professional)