Joan Walker

Joan Walker has had a substantial career in TV, film and theatre.

Her theatre highlights include The Revengers' Tragedy (Bridewell Theatre), War Crimes Tribunal (Pleasance London), Christmas on Mars (Finborough Theatre), The History Boys (National Theatre), Mamma Mia! (International Tour), The Tide (Soho Theatre), Macbeth (The Globe Theatre) The Provok'd Wife (Greenwich Playhouse) and Dusty (Charing Cross Theatre)

For TV, Joan has appared in Coronation Street for Granada Television, Grange Hill, City Central, Kiss Me Kate and Doctors, all for the BBC, Why We Went to War for Channel 4 and most recently, Birds of a Feather for ITV.

Joan's film credits include Thespian X (Flawless Films), Franklyn (Gerald McMorrow), Drone Strike (Scout Films) Blood Moon (Plum Stock) and Confection (Final Take)

Joan has also worked extensively in radio for many years, predominantly for BBC Radio. Her recent work includes Once More, With Feeling, (BBC Radio 4), Nightingale Wood (BBC Radio 4), Today Programme (BBC), The Future of Radio (BBC Radio 4/Pier Productions), Middleton Hall (British Council), Do Not Go Gentle and A Small Town Murder (Brill Productions/BBC Radio 4).

Joan was recently A.C.S. winner of the AudioFile Earphones Award © 2023 for her work on The Dictionary People The Unsung Heroes Who Created the Oxford English Dictionary. She can also be heard alongside Natalie Dormer in Harry Potter: A History of Magic for Audible.