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Joanna Swan

 

Location:                                                                   Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Height:                                                                                                              5'5" (165cm)

Playing Age:                                                                                                     28-48 years

Date of Birth:                                                                                                            23/5/76

Eye Colour:                                                                                                                  Green

 

 

TV

2018

2017

BBC CLASS ACT SHOWCASE

BBC 1 - DOCTORS

Catherine (Happy Valley Extract)

Sophie Enston

Paulette Randall

David Beauchamp

BBC

BBC Birmingham

Theatre
Languages

English

German (to A-Level standard)

Additional Skills

2020

2020

2018

2018

2018

2018

2017

2017

2017

2017

2016

2015

2015

2015

2014

2014

 

2013

2013

2013

2013

2012

2012

2012

2012

2011

2010

2010

 

 

THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN

AT THE TURNING OF THE TIDE

THE GIRL  WHO LEARNT TO KNEEL

POWER PLAY

SEPARATE GABLES

THE AUDITION

ROOM 38

THE TRANSPORTS
MAGNIFICENCE

GASLIGHT

RICHARD THE THIRD

THE POISONERS' PACT

MARGERY KEMPE OF LYNN

THE SUPPER CLUB

ROMEO OR JULIET?

SPOKEN WORD, SPOOKY FOLK
   & WILD (NORFOLK) WOMEN

POOL (NO WATER)

THE TRIAL OF MARTHA ALDEN

101 DALMATIANS

THE TRANSPORTS

SELF DEFENCE

AGAMEMNON

HANSEL & GRETEL

ROOTS

UNDER MILK WOOD

KING LEAR

WORKHOUSE STORIES

Lootie

Maggie

Etty Hillesum

Julia Knight-Bishop

Julia

Jacintha Talbot

Debbie

Coachman/Narrator/Chorus
Veronica

Bella Manningham

Queen Margaret/ Murderer

Fanny Billings

Margery Kempe

Phyllis/ Bijou

Prince Escalus

Margery Kempe, Anne Boleyn and Others

Artist

Martha Alden

Saul Baddun/ Nanny Butler

Chorus

Phoebe

Watchman/Chorus

Fairy Godmother/ Witch

Jenny Beales

Polly Garter and Others

Gloucester

Matron/ Jono/ Others

Donna Triggs

Jo Edye

Charlotte Carter

Tom Levitt

John Gleeson

Pand A Monium

John Gleeson

Tim Lane

Tom Francis

Alexander Banks

Tim Lane

Cordelia Spence

Self directed

Hayden Turner

Mark Finbow

Gareth Calway

 

Lucinda Bray

Graham Creelman

Adam Morley

Jo Edye

Lucinda Bray

Stathis Grapsas

Joseph Ballad

Jo Edye

Jo Edye

Dani Doughty

Amanda Leeds

Goblin Market

Crude Apache

Life, Love & Death

Fourth Sector

New Eye Theatre

Norwich Players

New Eye Theatre

Crude Apache

Crude Apache

Moss Banks 

Crude Apache

Stuff of Dreams 

Room at the Hanse

Sensus Theatre

The Keeper's Daughter

Room at the Gin

 

Empowerment 

Leeway

Baroque Theatre

Crude Apache  

Empowerment 

Hydrama

Response Theatre

Crude Apache 

Crude Apache 

Ginger Tom

Pand A Mondium 

Singing (folk, cabaret, soprano/mezzo-soprano, descant)

Devising
Improvisation
Role Play

Physical Theatre

Comedy and Clowning
Medieval Sword Combat (HEMA)

Descant Recorder

Yoga
 

 

 

 

Filmed work

2019

2019

2018

2018

2018

2018

2016

2016

2016

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2012

2011

2010

2008

HELLTHY

BLESSED

WHO IS THIS ALAN CUMMING?
ADNAMS - ESCAPE TO THE SWAN, SOUTHWOLD

TERRORIST

PHYLLIS AND FRIENDS: THE SKYPAMOPHONE

PHYLLIS AND FRIENDS: NEW GARDENER

PHYLLIS AND FRIENDS: THE LIST
TRAINING VIDEO FOR SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS (Part 2)

AT HOME WITH PHYLLIS

TRAINING VIDEO FOR SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS (Part 1)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TRAINING VIDEO FOR DUTCH PROFESSIONALS

I'M STILL HERE

MABEL 'N' BEATTIE: THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY

PROJECTED IMMERSIVE SIMULATED ENVIRONMENTS

OLD BLOOD
COLLABORATION - THE MUSIC VIDEOS OF JON BENNETT
LOST SOUL

 

 

Jessica

Woman

Phyllis
Office Worker

Teacher
Phyllis & Veda Stringfellow
Phyllis

Phyllis

Catherine

Phyllis

Catherine

School Business Manager

Anna

Nixie Plonks

Offended Shopper

Vampire's Victim

Various Roles
Soul Technician

 

 

Stephen WIllis

 

Self Directed
Jonathan Jones

Jon Max Spatz

Self Directed

Self Directed

Self Directed

Peter Jordan

Self Directed

Peter Jordan

Tessa O'Neill

Kris Smith

Jon Bennett

Paul Strickland

Jaq D Hawkins

Jon Bennett
Lee Chapman

 

 

IW Films

BFI Film Academy

Pulled Swan Prods.
Ember Films

Signature Pictures

Pulled Swan Prods.

Pulled Swan Prods.

Pulled Swan Prods.

Uni. of East Anglia

Pulled Swan Prods.

Uni. of East Anglia

Tin Can Island

TV Bandits

Jon Bennett

Xenodu

Goblin Films

Jon Bennett

Intrepid Banana

Murder Mysteries and Immersive Events
 

I am a regular player with several professional Murder Mystery companies around the East Anglian region including The Foul Players, Dreamstone Productions and Murder Mystery Events. I have played many original character roles as well as parodies of Barbara Windsor, Mrs Overall of Acorn Antiques and Ab Fab's Bubble.

Other notable performances are listed below.

 

2018

2018

2014

2013

 

HILBILLY BALL

LOCO HORROR TRAIN

DRAGON SEEKER QUEST

DEERBROOK

Immersive Speakeasy

Immersive Scare Event

Interactive Children's Party
Living Literature Walk



 

Octavia de Lacey

Rat Girl

Tad
Narrator

 

 

Nick Rutter
Paul A Goldsmith

Belona Greenwood
Rebecca Mordan

 

Pickled Events
Loco UK

Greenwords Tree
Scary Little Girls

 

 

Voiceover/Audio/Presenting

2018

2018

2017

2016

2012

 

THE SOUND OF MUSICALS

SAFER SEX

THE STORY MACHINE

GRESSENHALL MUSEUM VOICES    FROM THE WORKHOUSE PROJECT

BRIDEWELL MUSEUM 

Cabaret Event

Educational Video

Short Story Festival

 

Museum Audio Exhibits

 

Museum Audio Exhibits

 

Character Compere (as Phyllis)

Voiceover

Narrator: The Quiet by Carys Davies

Audio: Honor Dickerson


Audio: women of Norwich
 

 

Jon Bennett

Alice Childerhouse

Sam Ruddock

 - 

 

Brian Gardner

Musicality

Alice C Films

Writers' Centre Norwich

Gressenhall Workhouse

Bridewell Museum

 

I am a roleplayer regularly employed by the University of East Anglia and by PRP Professional Role Players

 

Training
  • 2017 BBC CLASS ACT: 3 days TV Acting Masterclass with Paulette Randall, New Diorama Theatre, London

  • 2014 CLOWNING MASTERCLASS: 1 week intensive full-time course with Joel Colas, Seachange Arts Centre, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

  • 2013 A WEEK WITH CHEKHOV: 1 week intensive full-time residential course for international students using the Meisner Technique, taught by Michael Bernardin at Westacre Riverside Studios, Norfolk.

  • 2012 ACTING TO THE GODS: 2 week intensive full-time residential course for international students at Hydrama Theatre & Arts Centre, Vlychos, Hydra, Greece.

  • 2003 RADA: INTRODUCTION FOR TEACHERS TO THE RADA SHAKESPEARE CERTIFICATE: 1 day workshop, RADA, London

  • 2000 CROSSING BORDERS: PHYSICAL THEATRE: 1 week intensive full-time residential course with Cris Ferris of  Theatre Mélange, Battle, Sussex

  • 1999 ACTING TECHNIQUES: 2 week part time course of daily workshops with Brighton Academy of Creative Training

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