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Training: RADA

After training, award-winning actress, director and writer Louise Jameson joined the RSC for three years and has since enjoyed a career on screen, theatre (including The National) and television; most notably as a regular in Doctor Who, Tenko (her personal favourite), Bergerac, The Secret Diary of a Adrian Mole, EastEnders, Toast, Doc Martin and Silent Witness. She is currently appearing in the BAFTA winning series The Secret life of Boys, and recently completed filming a Midsomer Murders.

Films include: My Friend Walter; Stick with me Kid; Tractate Middoth; award winning Cleaning Up and A Quiet Courage.

Awards and nominations: Three times nominated for Best actress (Offies) most recently for Vincent River at Trafalgar studios. Best Performance for an Improvised Internet series The Vessel, The Argos People’s Best Play Award for My Gay Best Friend Brighton Festival, written and performed by Louise and Nigel Fairs.

Other Work: In 2020 Louise directed a tour of Revenge, which was cruelly cut short because of the present situation with plans to re-mount next year. Louise also writes, performs and directs regularly for Big Finish, Spiteful Puppet and Audible audio companies, most notably creating award winning WWII series, ATA Girl, and currently directing Getting Better, celebrating Nye Bevin and the birth of the National Health. Her children’s story, with music, Beware the Goblin Men, can be downloaded from her website.

2021 sees Louise celebrate 50 years as an actor and from October she will be touring with I was Shakespeare’s Mistress – a one woman show celebrating her half century as an Equity member.

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Louise Jameson STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Original London Production, 2021
Mrs Boyle [Replacement]

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Interactive Audio-Theatre Experience HEAR MYSELF THINK Announces Second Series

The incredible audio-theatre initiative Hear Myself Think has announced a second series, which will be released on all major podcast platforms on Saturday 5th November.  Inviting listeners to plug in their headphones and undertake a short, simple everyday activity in the company of one of five different characters, Hear Myself Think launched during the pandemic to offer bitesize opportunities for active engagement with your own wellbeing.

Mark Bonnar Will Narrate THE SHEEP CHRONICLES Musical Audiobooks

Written by Lesley Ross & James Williams, and based on the show of the same name, this quirky retelling of the famous fairytale touches on friendship, acceptance and how dangerous it is to fall under the spell of a Spider's dark web. 

Marcia Lecky, Francesca Isherwood and More to Star in New Audio Drama HUMANE

Starring Marcia Lecky (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Francesca Isherwood (The Worst Witch, The Catherine Tate Show), Graham Seed (The Archers, Coronation Street) and Dr Who star, Louise Jameson (EastEnders, Tenko), this is an urgent story about animal rights prompting us to consider where our food comes from.

World's Longest Running Play THE MOUSETRAP Plans May 17 Return

The long-running West End production of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is currently eyeing a May 17 reopening.

BWW Review: THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE III, National Theatre At Home

In Hamilton, George III has become a more well-known King, albeit portrayed as a comedic figure; the monarch who lost Britain America. In Alan Bennett's thoughtful play, The Madness of King George III, he is depicted as a man who struggles with mental illness, familial betrayal and attempts to usurp his power. After first appearing at the National Theatre in 1991, this enthralling revival was filmed at the Nottingham Playhouse in 2018, directed astutely by Adam Penfold.

Fairfield Halls Croydon Announces New Season And 2020 Pantomime

Fairfield Halls in Croydon- one of the biggest arts centres in the UK, the largest in South London, and the largest multi-disciplinary arts and entertainment space in South London and the South East a?" will be offering an exciting new season of shows and events in the first half of 2020, including an eclectic mix of theatre, music, comedy and family entertainment. Croydon has just been named the London Borough of Culture 2023, and the venue will work closely with the council in producing a varied programme that inspires and includes local communities that shows 'This is Croydon'.

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of REVENGE

Revenge is touring the UK until 28th March.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For the UK Tour of REVENGE

Rehearsal images are today released for Revenge, which begins its UK tour at Greenwich Theatre on 6th February.

REVENGE Comes to the Belgrade

Coventry audiences will be among the first to experience a brand new on-stage thriller when Robin Hawdon's Revenge comes to the Belgrade Theatre next month.

Louise Jameson Directs UK Tour Of Robin Hawdon's Play REVENGE

Louise Jameson (EastEnders, Doctor Who, Bergerac) will direct a new stage production of Robin Hawdon's suspense-filled thriller Revenge. The play opens at Greenwich Theatre, London, on 6th February before touring the UK. There will be a national press night on Thursday 6th February.

Soap Star Louise Jameson Launches Thriller In Greenwich

SOAP icon and Shakespearean actor Louise Jameson takes a 'step up' at Greenwich Theatre in February when she directs 'a taught thriller full of twists and turns' on the first date of its UK tour.

Photo Flash: The Shakespeare Project's MACBETH Opens Tonight

The Shakespeare Project's Macbeth opens tonight at the original Victorian theatre, Salomons Estate in Tunbridge Wells, Kent and runs to Sunday 24th November.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With The Shakespeare Project: MACBETH

A sneak peek into the first week of rehearsals of this new professional Shakespeare company. Set up by Artistic Director Peter Basham and Executive Producer Laurence Taylor, The Shakespeare Project will bring its thrilling production of Macbeth to the original Victorian theatre of Salomons Estate in Tunbridge Wells from 5th- 24th November. 

Casting Announced for New BBC One Comedy Playhouse BUMPS

Bumps is a new Comedy Playhouse special for BBC One written by Lucy Montgomery and Rhys Thomas, made by Kudos (part of Endemol Shine UK).


An exciting new professional Shakespeare Company for Kent announces the full cast list for its inaugural production of Macbeth. The Shakespeare Project is delighted to announce the talented team who will perform at the original Victorian Theatre at Salomons Estate, Tunbridge Wells from 5th - 24th November 2019.

VIDEO: First Look at the West End Transfer of VINCENT RIVER

Footage has been released of Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy - Best Actress and Best Actor nominees for these roles in the Off West End Awards - in action in VINCENT RIVER by Philip Ridley, now running to 22 June at Trafalgar Studios 2 in the West End.

BWW Interview: Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy Talk VINCENT RIVER

Actors Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy are currently starring in Philip Ridley's play Vincent River at Trafalgar Studios. We caught up with them to hear about their characters, their love for theatre, and why the play has special resonance in post-Brexit London.

BWW Review: VINCENT RIVER, Trafalgar Studios

When Davey musters the courage to go speak to Anita instead of merely stalking her, both have to confront psychological trauma that can no longer be denied.

Photo Flash: First Look at the West End Transfer of VINCENT RIVER

Ahead of press night on Tuesday 21 May, new production photos have been released of Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy in VINCENT RIVER by Philip Ridley, directed by Robert Chevara, at Trafalgar Studios 16th May - 22nd June.

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For VINCENT RIVER at Trafalgar Studios

Louise Jameson and Thomas Mahy reprise their roles in Robert Chevara's acclaimed production of Philip Ridley's 'Vincent River', transferring to Trafalgar Studios from Park Theatre.


How many Broadway shows has Louise Jameson been in?

Louise Jameson has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Louise Jameson been in?

Louise Jameson has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Louise Jameson's first West End show?

Louise Jameson's first West End show was The Mousetrap which opened in 2021

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