Since leaving her native Manchester to pursue a career in the Performing Arts, Joanne has had marked success as an actress. Her work spans leading roles in West End theatre, television drama and films.
Joannes television work is very recognisable, having appeared in numerous high profile dramas including Steel River Blues, Cold Feet, Waking the Dead and Holby City, plus the popular soap Crossroads' .
Joanne has also appeared in several prestigious West End musicals playing main roles such as Sandy in Grease, Stephanie in Saturday Night Fever, Janet in The Rocky Horror Show and completed a successful run in Never Forget at the Savoy Theatre.
Joanne is an accomplished recording artist and is currently working on her album Under the Jasmine Tree due for release this year.
Joanne speaks Arabic and French.
She currently resides in London.