Josie Lawrence

Josie Lawrence

Agent : Stuart Piper

Josie is one of Britain's best loved actresses and comediennes and has just finished playing the role of Madeleine in AMEDEE at the Birmingham Rep.

She first became a household name in WHO'S LINE IS IT ANYWAY? for Channel 4, and is a founder member of The Comedy Store Players with whom she still performs.

On stage, she won the Peggy Ashcforft Award for TAMING OF THE SHREW at RSC, starred as Benedick in the all-female MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at the Globe, and has starred as Anna in THE KING & I at the London Palladium and ACORN ANTIQUES THE MUSICAL with Victoria Wood at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket.

On screen, she had her own Channel 4 series JOSIE, and was critically acclaimed in OUTSIDE EDGE opposite Timothy Spall and Brenda Blethyn. Some of her other much loved star vehicles have included ENCHANTED APRIL and DOWNWARDLY MOBILE

Recent TV/Film credits include FINDING YOUR FEET alongside Joanna Lumley, Timothy Spall and Imelda Staunton, HUMANS (Channel 4) STELLA (SKY), THE GOOD GUIDE TO PARENTING with Peter Davidson, Manda Best in EASTENDERS, and ROBIN HOOD (BBC), THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (ITV) and SKINS opposite Peter Capaldi.

On radio, Josie is a BBC Radio 4 regular, and next appears on JUST A MINUTE. Spring 2017 also sees the release of THE RELUCTANT PERSUADERS for BBC Radio 4.

Date Publication Article
13/11/17 Sunday Times Mother Courage And Her Children
08/11/17 The Stage Mother Courage and Her Children review at Southwark Playhouse, London – ‘an ordeal’
07/11/17 Whats On Stage Review: Mother Courage and Her Children (Southwark Playhouse)
18/09/17 What's On Stage Dominic West, Denise Gough and Meera Syal to star in Nassim Plays at the Bush
18/09/17 The Scotsman Video: ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ enjoying Fringe success
11/08/17 Chortle 'One of the last great entertainers'
02/08/17 The Stage Star in Mother Courage
02/08/17 Edinburgh 10 x 10
02/08/17 Josie at the Southwark Playhouse with Mother Courage
02/08/17 10 questions for comedian and former Eastenders star Josie Lawrence
02/08/17 Josie Lawrence to lead Mother Courage and her children
10/07/17 Empire Imelda Staunton Gets The Rhythm In The Finding Your Feet Trailer
30/03/17 British Comedy Guide Marcus Brigstocke and Josie Lawrence to star in Radio 4 panel show
27/03/17 Birmingham Post The Birmingham REP celebrates International Women's Day
08/03/17 The Guardian Amédée review – Josie Lawrence and Trevor Fox take corpsing to another level
03/03/17 The Reviews Hub Amédée – The STUDIO, Birmingham REP
02/03/17 The Times Theatre: Amédée at Birmingham Rep
24/02/17 Express & Star Josie Lawrence on her role in Amédée - arriving at Birmingham REP tonight
20/02/17 Dudley News Josie Lawrence to star in French avant-garde play Amédée at Birmingham Repertory Theatre
10/02/17 Casting announced for Birmingham Rep's Amédée
06/02/17 Halesowen News Old Hill actress Josie Lawrence returning to The Rep for starring role
16/01/17 The Wharf Why Josie Lawrence named her cat after Glenda Jackson
16/01/17 Broadway World Half Moon Theatre Announces The Appointment Of Four Patrons
21/10/16 London Theatre 1 Josie Lawrence – The Glenda J Collective
21/10/16 Birmingham Mail Josie Lawrence headlines Birmingham's first Improv Festival
21/10/16 The Guardian Greg Proops on Whose Line Is It Anyway?: 'It's the one time I'm confident'
19/10/16 IMDB Finding Your Feet announced
13/06/16 Reviews Whose Line Is It Anyway! 2016
13/06/16 Press Whose Line Is It Anyway! 2016