Jenna Russell

About Jenna Russell

Jenna Russell is an Olivier award winning and Tony nominated actress and singer.  She has appeared on stage in London’s West End and on Broadway in musicals, comedies and dramas as well as appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Jenna was most recently on screen playing Michelle Fowler in the BBC series EastEnders.  She trained at the Sylvia Young school.

Jenna Russell’s previous theatre & screen roles

Jenna’s recent stage credits include The Bridges of Maddison County (Menier Chocolate Factory),  the UK premiere of Fun Home (Young Vic), Doctor Faustus (Duke of York’s Theatre) and Grey Garden (Southwark Playhouse). 

Russell’s extensive theatre credits include Sondheim musicals, Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory / Pinter Theatre), Into The Woods (Regents Park/Donmar Warehouse), Follies (Shaftesbury theatre) and Sunday in the Park With George (Wyndhams / Studio 54 Broadway); Di and Viv and Rose (Vaudeville theatre); Urinetown (Apollo / St James Theatre), Mr Burns (Almeida); Seasons Greetings (National Theatre); Les Miserables (Palace Theatre); Guys and Dolls (West End);  Martin Guerre (Prince Edward); As You Like It, Antony and Cleopatra, The Winter’s Tale, Misha’s Party, Wildest Dreams and The Beggar’s Opera (RSC); 

Jenna’s TV credits include ITV sitcom Home to Roost, BBC comedy On The Up, Deborah Gilder in Born and Bred, Doctor Who, Minder and Call The Midwife.

Hello, Dolly! will run from 11 August 2020 until 6 March 2021 at the Adelphi Theatre, London.

Hello, Dolly! tickets are available here


Date: 29 August 2019
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