Mother / Magda played by Joanna Riding
Joanna trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Other theatre credits include: The Girls – Olivier Award nomination (Phoenix Theatre); My Fair Lady – Olivier Award winner, Witches of Eastwick – Olivier Award nomination (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Carousel – Olivier Award winner, Guys and Dolls – Olivier Award nomination, Lady Be Good, A Little Night Music (The Royal National Theatre); Pajama Game (Shaftsbury Theatre); Stephen Ward, Billy Elliot (Victoria Place); Blithe Spirit (Theatre Royal Bath/Savoy Theatre); Hobson’s Choice, The Happiest Days of Your Life, An Ideal Husband (Manchester Royal Exchange); Me and My Girl (West End); Oh! What a Lovely War (National Theatre); The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Lend Me a Tenor (Gielgud Theatre).
Film includes: Cinderella.
Television includes: Where the Heart Is, Stella, Holby City, Doctors, Heartbeat, Midsomer Murders, Casualty and Jeeves and Wooster.