Jenna Russell stars in Further Than The Furthest Thing at the Young Vic theatre in London.
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’s most recent stage credits include the lead role in Woman in Mind at Chichester Festival Theatre; Steve at Seven Dials Playhouse; Piaf at Nottingham Playhouse; The Bridges of Maddison County at the Menier Chocolate Factory, the UK premiere of Fun Home at the Young Vic, Doctor Faustus at the Duke of York’s Theatre and Grey Garden at the 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 playing Michelle Fowler in the BBC series EastEnders. Other TV credits include ITV sitcom Home to Roost, BBC comedy On The Up, Deborah Gilder in Born and Bred, Doctor Who, Minder, Midsomer Murders , Gentleman Jack, and Call The Midwife.
Jenna trained at the Sylvia Young school.
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