JOANNA TOPE by Brandon Bishop
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Fifth Floor, Trongate 103, Glasgow G1 5HD
Phone: 0141 553 5403
Mobile: 07710 973858
Glasgow City, Scotland, United Kingdom
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'4" (162cm)
Weight:9st. 4lb. (59kg)
Playing Age:56 - 70 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:White
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Assured
Voice Quality:Warm


Stage Radio Audio Musical Rehearsed Reading Television Further Credits
2017, Stage, Verbatim Presenter, Locker Room Talk, Traverse Theatre, Orla O'Loughlin
2016, Stage, Rebecca Nurse, The Crucible, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, John Dove
2016, Stage, Performer, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, Aurora Nova, N/a
2015, Stage, Gran, 13 Sunken Years, Lung Ha, Maria Oller
2015, Stage, Mary, Threads, Stellar Quines, Muriel Romanes
2014, Stage, Annabelle Love, A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity, E59 st Theater/Traverse Theatre, Orla O'Loughlin
2013, Stage, Annabelle Love, A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity, Traverse Theatre/Oran Mor, Orla O'Loughlin
2012, Stage, Annabelle Love, A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity, Oran Mor/Traverse, Oran O Loughlin
2012, Stage, Ginny, The Silence of Bees, Stef Smith, Stef Smith
2011, Stage, Maggie Brodie, The Promise, Random Accomplice/59E59 Theater New York, Johnny McKnight
2011, Stage, Eve, The Tree of Knowledge, Traverse Theatre, Ben Harrison
2010, Stage, Maggie Brodie, Promises Promises, Random Accomplice, Johnny McNight
2009, Stage, Reader, 'Facade', Auricle, Christopher Swaffer
2008, Stage, Mary Barfoot, 'Rehearsal Room' reading of 'Arousal', Stellar Quines, Linda Griffiths
2007, Stage, Various, Class Act, Traverse, Jemima Levick, Lorn Campbell. John Mitchell
2006, Stage, Agnetha, Frozen, Rapture, Michael Emans
2006, Stage, Madame de Rosemonde, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Royal Lyceum Edinburgh, John Dove
2005, Stage, Aunt Rose, Baby Doll, Citizens Theatre, Jeremy Raison
2005, Stage, Storyteller 7 and five characters, Christmas Carol, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Jemima Levick
2005, Stage, Valda Trevlyn, The Best Snow For Skiing, Playwrights Studio Scotland, David Ian Neville
2004, Stage, Linda Loman, Death Of A Salesman, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, John Dove
2004, Stage, Granny Betty, Swansong, Tron. Rehearsed Reading, Lucy Jameson
2004, Stage, Mother, The Unconquered. A Rehearsed Reading, Stellar Quines, Muriel Romanes
2003, Stage, Lea de Lonval, Cheri, Citizens' Theatre Company, Philip Prowse
2003, Stage, Aquilina's Maid, Venice Preserved, Citizen's Theatre, Philip Prowse
2003, Stage, E. M. Ashford, Wit, Stellar Quines, Gaynor Macfarlane
2000, Stage, Mrs Christie, 10 Rillington Place, Kenny Miller
2000, Stage, Mrs Bradman, Blithe Spirit, Citizens Theatre, Philip Prowse
2000, Stage, Aase/Solveig, Peer Gynt, Citizens Theatre, Clare Venables
1999, Stage, Connie/Cook, Cavalcade, Citizens Theatre, Philip Prouse
1999, Stage, Mrs Eynsford-Hill, Pygmalion, Citizens Theatre, Philip Prouse
1997, Stage, Dorimene, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme/Ariadne Auf Naxos, Nottingham Playhouse Theatre, Martin Duncan
2016, Radio, Reader, Autumn Lady's Tresses, BBC Radio Drama
2016, Radio, Reader, Short Story The Queen of Mystery, BBC Scotland, Kirsteen Cameron
2012, Radio, Reader, Elizabeth Taylor Short Stories, BBC Radio 4, Amanda Hargreaves
2012, Radio, reader, The Midwife's Daughter (10 eps), BBC Radio 4, Gaynor McFarlane
2011, Radio, Reader, Radio 4 Short Story. Lido Lover, BBC, Gaynor Macfarlane
2011, Radio, Various, Radio Workshop, BBC Radio drama, Kirsteen Cameron and Eilidh Macreadie
2011, Radio, Reader, Words and Pictures, BBC, Clara Nissen
2010, Radio, Rose, Legacy, BBC7 and Radio Scotland, David Ian Neville
2010, Radio, Mme Harnaud, Sunday, BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play, Patrick Rayner
2009, Radio, Reader, A Glimpse of Stocking, BBC Radio4, Eilidh Macreadie
2009, Radio, Reader, Afternoon Story. The Lark, BBC Radio 4, Kirsteen Cameron
2009, Radio, Khatira, Blue Water in Helmand, BBC Scotland, Bruce Young
2009, Radio, Emma Fairchild, Mclevy, BBC Radio 4, Patrick Rayner
2009, Radio, Reader, The Railway Children, BBC Radio4, Gaynor Macfarlane
2008, Radio, Reader, Book of the Week. My Father's Country, BBC Radio 4, Kirsty Williams
2008, Radio, Reader, Get Lost. Short Story, BBC Radio 4, Kirsteen Cameron
2008, Radio, Aurora and the Cook, Laura, BBC Radio4, Bruce Young
2008, Radio, Brenda, Never The Bride, BBC7, David Jackson Young
2008, Radio, Trolley girl and Townspeople, The Switch, BBC Radio3 . The Wire, David Jackson Young
2008, Radio, Marta, Woman's Hour Serial. An Expert in Murder, BBC Radio4, Gaynor Macfarlane
2007, Radio, Reader, A View from the Carpet, BBC Radio 4, David Jackson Young
2007, Radio, Dr Hirst / Nora Hull, Dover Beats The Band, BBC Radio 4, David Ian Neville
2007, Radio, Reader, Housework, BBC Radio 4, Kirsty Williams
2007, Radio, Reader, Imagine, BBC Radio 4, Kirsty Williams
2007, Radio, Vera, Resurrection, BBC Radio 4, Lu Kemp
2007, Radio, Queen Caroline, The Heart of Midlothian, BBC Radio 4, Bruce Young
2007, Radio, Reader, The Trouble With Lichen, BBC 7 / 7th Dimension, Eilidh McCreadie
2006, Radio, Rachel, Island Blue, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour Serial, David Ian Neville
2006, Radio, Joan, Kaffir Lilies, BBC Radio 4, Bruce Young
2006, Radio, Mrs Maxwell, Kitty Elizabeth Must Die, BBC Radio 3 The Wire, Lu Kemp
2005, Radio, Noreen and Mrs Fish, Dover and the Claret Tappers, Radio 4, David Ian Neville
2005, Radio, Mrs Newage, The Receptionist, Radio 4, Lu Kemp
2004, Radio, Tamara Graham, Benedict's Rule, BBC Radio 4, Gaynor Macfarlane
2004, Radio, Adelheid Turkheimer, Berlin, BBC Radio 4, David Jackson Young
2004, Radio, Beth, Ghost Zone, BBC 7, Bruce Young
2004, Radio, Concierge, Himmler's Boy, BBC Radio 3, Patrick Rayner
2004, Radio, Sybil Shade, Pale fire, BBC Radio 3, Patrick Rayner
2004, Radio, Reader, Short Story - One Size Fits All, BBBC Radio 4, Bruce Young
2003, Radio, Voice of the River, Dart, BBC Radio 4, Gaynor Macfarlane
2003, Radio, Reader, Genesis, BBC Radio 4, Lu Kemp
2003, Radio, Reader, The Swimming Lesson, BBC Radio 4, Bruce Young
2002, Radio, Reader, The Body On The Beach, Book At Bedtime Radio 4, David Jackson Young
2001, Radio, Sebastiana, Balthazar & Blimunda, Radio 3, Patrick Rayner
2001, Radio, Reader, Flower O'The Quince, Radio 4, Julia Butt
2001, Radio, Mme Thireau, Murder Mystery, BBC Radio, Bruce Young
2001, Radio, Dr Gall, Rossum's Cyber Cafe, Radio 3, Dave Bachelor
2001, Radio, Psychologist, The Haunting, BBC Radio, Dave Bachelor
2001, Radio, Reader, The Monument of Shah Jahan, BBC Radio, Bruce Young
1999, Radio, Mrs Davilow, Daniel Deronda, BBC Radio Drama, Patrick Rayner
1998, Radio, Fanny Kemble, Record Of A Girlhood, Radio Scotland, David Jackson Young
1997, Radio, Ellen Richmond, Deceit, BBC Radio, Hamish Wilson
2013, Audio, Reader, Brenda and Effie Forever, AudioGo
2013, Audio, Reader, Hamid in the Playhouse, BBC 4, Kirsteen Cameron
2013, Audio, Reader, The Bride that Time Forgot, AudioGo
2013, Audio, Reader, The Midwife's Daughter, BBC 4 book at bedtime, Gaynor Macfarlane
2011, Audio, Reader (Multiple Roles), Conjugal Rites, Audio Go
2011, Audio, Multiple, Dr Who "Serpent Crest", Audio Go
2011, Audio, Reader (Multiple Characters), Helles Belles by Paul Magrs, Audio Go
2011, Audio, Multiple, The Hexford Invasion, Audio Go
2010, Audio, Reader, Something Borrowed by Paul Magrs, AudioGo, Sue Dalziel
2009, Audio, Reader, Never The Bride by Paul Magrs, BBC Audio Books, Sue Dalziel
Audio, Reader, Brenda and Effie Forever, AudioGo
2011, Musical, Reciter, Facade, Auricle Ensemble, Chris Swaffer
Rehearsed Reading
2017, Rehearsed Reading, June, Assumption of Truth, Watch This Space Productions, Cal MacAninch
2016, Rehearsed Reading, Therese and Pierette at Holy Angels, Stellar Quines, Lu Kemp
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Lil, Dream Plays "Catterline", Traverse Theatre, Orla O' Loughlin
2012, Rehearsed Reading, Emily, Dream Plays "Room 7", Traverse Theatre, Johnny Mcknight
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Mary Barfoot, Age of Arousal, Stellar Quines, Linda Griffiths
2008, Rehearsed Reading, Margaret Ann Brodie, Promises, Promises, Random Accomplice, Johnny MacNight
2014, Television, Mrs McWhiskit, Grandpa in My Pocket, Mellie Buse
2010, Television, Mrs McWhisket, A Biscuit for Mrs McWhisket in Grandpa in My Pocket series, Adastra, Mellie Bews
2004, Television, Mrs McHarg, Monarch of the Glen, BBC, Rob Knight
2003, Television, Chairperson, The Key, Key Productions, David Blair
Further Credits
2017, Arena, Alisa Tennant, Still Game :Live2, Phil MacIntyre, Michael Hines
2016, Film, Vera, Geography education/ Europe, Swedish TV, Henrik Ahnborg
2015, Concert, Reciter, Facade, Auricle Ensemble, Chris Swafffer
2014, Concert, Narrator, Facade, Auricle Ensemble, Chris Swaffer
2012, Site Specific, Ginny, The Silence of Bees, The Arches Glasgow, Stef Smith
2000, Feature Film, Mother, Goldfish, A Girl Called Bill, Sam Leyton
1999, Corporate, Joyce Allen, Out Of Court, Crystal Media, Bernard Krichefski
1997, Feature Film, Dr Black, Friendly Voices, MTP, Jack Wyper
1996, Feature Film, Lady Langley, The Ruby Ring, Hallmark/Scottish Television, Harley Cokeliss


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-New York, American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Bristol, Canadian, Cockney, Cornwall, Glasgow, Highlands, Lancashire, RP*, Scottish-Standard*, Welsh-Standard, West Country, Yorkshire
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Ballroom Dancing, Cabaret Singing, Folk Dancing, Folk Singing, Highland Dancing*, Mezzo, Old Time Dancing
Performance:Audio Books, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


Degree in Drama from Manchester University