Velma Von Tussle
THEATRE INCLUDES: Recently finished Tessie Tura/Mrs Cratchitt and cover Rose in Gypsy (Royal Exchange Manchester) Mrs Wormwood in Matilda (Cambridge Theatre/Tour) Morticia in The Addams Family (Singapore) Madge Hardwick in Top Hat the UK Tour; Karen Holmes in From Here to Eternity (Shaftesbury Theatre); Mrs Banks in Mary Poppins ( Prince Edward Theatre,USA tour); Roxie Hart in Chicago (Adelphi) ; Evelyn Nesbit in Ragtime (Piccadilly); Vicki Nichols in The Full Monty (Prince of Wales); Sukie Rougemont in Witches of Eastwick (Prince of Wales,UK Tour); Fantine in Les Miserables (Palace, Denmark) Cosette in Les Miserables (UK Tour); Gertie Cummins in Oklahoma! (Royal National Theatre and Lyceum); Lina Lamont in Singing in the Rain (Royal National Theatre and nominated for an Olivier Award in 2001); Nellie Forbush in South Pacific (National Tour); Sally in Me and My Girl (Tour & Zimbabwe); Julie Laverne in Show Boat (Royal Albert Hall); Annie in Annie Get Your Gun (National Tour); Carole James in Showstopper (Jermyn Street & tour); Babette in the original company of Beauty and The Beast (Dominion); Rose in Aspects of Love (Ipswich); Demeter in Cats (New London); Elisabeth Doubleday in Playing Away (Lillian Bayliss); Katherine in Jekyll (Bromley); Woman One in Putting it Together (Harrogate) Brook in Noises Off (Westcliff); Crystal in Doctor Who (National Tour); All Women in A Christmas Carol (The Arts Theatre); Principle in Sophisticated Ladies (Globe); Diane in Pal Joey (Bristol); Hotbox Girl in Guys and Dolls (Leicester); Me and My Girl (Adelphi); She Loves Me (Savoy)
TELEVISION INCLUDES: The Bill (BBC) and EastEnders (BBC)
FILM: Karen Holmes in From Here to Eternity – cinema release; Gertie Cummins in the Royal National Theatre production of Oklahoma!; Mrs Torrence in The Magic Key.