Sophie-Louise Dann

Barbara Castle

Training: Arts Educational School

Theatre Includes: Diana Divane in Lend Me a Tenor (Gielgud Theatre; 2012 Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Role in a musical), title role in Iolanthe, Pitti-Sing in The Mikado, Edith in Pirates Of Penzance (Carl Rosa Opera/ Gielgud), 42nd St (Dominion), Jolson (Victoria Palace), Forbidden Broadway! (Albery), numerous leading roles for D’Oyly Carte Opera (Savoy), Closer Than Ever (Jermyn St. Theatre), Velma Von Tussle in Hairspray (Leicester Curve), Dot & Marie in Sunday In The Park With George (Opera du Chatelet), Gay Daventry in Ivor Novello’s Gay’s The Word (Jermyn St. Theatre), Mrs Beaver in The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (Kensington Gardens), Kath in The Kitchen Sink (Hull Truck), Gay Daventry in Gay’s the Word (Finborough), Mo in Lucy Gannon’s Broken Hearted (Derby Theatre), And The World Goes Round (Castle Theatre, Wellingborough), Forbidden Broadway! (Menier Chocolate Factory), Lady Raeburn in Salad Days (Riverside Studios), Vera in Stepping Out (Derby Playhouse), Liz Imbrie in High Society (UK Tour), Hannah in A Chorus of Disapproval (Theatr Clwyd), Alma Hix in The Music Man, Smitty in How To Succeed…, Marya Artonova in The Government Inspector, Venus in Out Of This World, (Chichester Festival Theatre), Dot Robinson in The Original Chinese Conjuror (Almeida Opera/Aldeburgh Festival), Hortense in The Boyfriend (UK Tour), Marta in Dick BartonSpecial Agent and Dick Barton and the Curse of the Pharaohs’ Tomb (Croydon Warehouse), Cherry Buck in Thark (Watermill), Louise Hamilton in Why Not Stay For Breakfast? (Mill at Sonning), As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, (New Shakespeare Co.) Polly Peachum in The Beggar’s Opera (Holland Park), Scarlett O’Hara in Frankly Scarlett… (Kings Head) and Young Viv in Spend, Spend, Spend (TMA, West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Concert includes: headliner along with pianist Jonathan Cohen in Raymond Gubbay’s Christmas Festival (Royal Albert Hall) and has appeared with the BBC Concert Orchestra in Patience, Sondheim at 80 (BBC PROMS), Pal Joey & On Your Toes (Brighton Dome) and as Carrie in Carousel (RFH, St.David’s Hall).

Television includes: Granny McFitch in BAFTA winning Trapped! – Ever After (CBBC), Mr Bean (ITV1), Goodnight Sweetheart (BBC1) and My Summer with Des (BBC1).

Film includes: The Phantom of the Opera (Warner Bros) and Sunday in the Park with George (Mezzo TV).

Recordings and Radio include: Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night and, with the BBC Concert Orchestra, More of Loesser (BBC Radio 3).

Sophie’s one-woman show From Classic to Coward to Current has been performed in London, New York and LA.