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Josie Benson

Theatre includes: Miss Sherman in Fame (International and UK tour), Daddy Brubeck in Sweet Charity (Royal Exchange, Manchester), and Camilla Rosario in In The Heights original London cast (Southwark Playhouse and Kings Cross Theatre).

West End includes: Sweeney Todd (Chichester Festival Theatre and Adelphi Theatre), Porgy & Bess (Savoy Theatre), and Madame Giry (played and covered) in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre).

Other credits include: Soloist in Bernstein’s Mass (Royal Festival Hall), Carmen (played and covered) in Carmen Jones (Royal Festival Hall), Linda in Lost In The Stars (Queen Elizabeth Hall), Ella Hammer in The Cradle Will Rock (Arcola Theatre), Woman of the World in Blues In The Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Carmen in Bizet’s Carmen (Opera Del Mar): Carmen Jones (UK tour), Shylock in The Merchant of Venice (Tight Fit Theatre), Ife in The Wedding Dance (UK tour/Nitro Black Theatre Company), Showboat (Royal Albert Hall), and Joyce Heth in Barnum (Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe).

Television includes: Dr Johnson in Eastenders.