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Madeline Appiah

Madeline Appiah is an actress who recently played the part of Zelma in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. She trained at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.



Madeline was in The Taming Of The Shrew, The Merchant Of Venice, Macbeth, Speechless, The Duchess Of Malfi at the Old Vic Theatre, In The Next Room Or The Vibrator Play at St James Theatre, Iyalode Of Eti at the Utopia Theatre/Rich Mix/Arcola Theatre, Here We Go at the National Theatre, The Hotel Cerise at the Theatre Royal Stratford, Romeo And Juliet at the National Theatre, Macbeth at the National Theatre, and Hamlet at the Almeida Theatre and the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Her various credits include Ms Ross: The Lady And Her Music at Neptune Theatre, Brezhnev’s Children at the Battersea Arts Centre, Cinderella at the Watford Palace Theatre, I Have Before Me… at Calypso Theatre, Restoration at the Oxford Stage Company, The Wedding Dance at the Birmingham Repertoire, 200 Years at the Watford Palace Theatre, Dionysis Unbound at Bridewell Theatre, Arabian Nights at the New Vic Theatre, It Felt Empty When The Heart Went At First… at the Arcola, Mother Goose at Greenwich Theatre, Off The Endz at the Royal Court Theatre, and Welcome To Thebes at the National Theatre.

Film and TV:

She has also worked on several television shows and films. Some of them are Holby City (BBC), The Bill (Talkback Thames), Eastenders (BBC), Gavin & Stacey (BBC3), Doctors (BBC), Partners In Crime (BBC), King For A Team (Sky Playhouse), Elephant (short film, Brace Productions), and In The Long Run (series 1-3, Sprout Pictures/Sky TV).


Madeline performed in The Good Samaritan, and Book 4 Bedtime: Pigeon English, Madela: In His Own Words, Together and The Continuing Adventures Of Pat Garrett And Billy The Kid, all for BBC Radio 4.