Amanda Waring © 2014
Amanda Waring has starred as Gigi in the acclaimed West End Musical playing over 500 perfs and sang at the Royal Variety show for the Queen. She has also played the lead in the musicals It them and us, (canal cafe London) From Here to Maternity ( Westcliffe theatre and Orange Tree theatre) Love off the Shelf ( Harrogate and the Nuffield Southampton). Other leading roles include Cathy in Wuthering Heights and the title role in Mary Rose at Greenwich and Watford, and in Hold on Hortense (Croydon) She opened Shakespeare's Globe Theatre playing Juliet and Celia opposite Sam West'ca and has twice played Ophelia in world tours of Hamlet. Amanda starred at Chichester festival theatre in Getting Married and an Ideal Husband, other regional work includes The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, (Manchester, Royal Exchange), Bye Bye Blues ( Orange Tree) Not about Heroes (Nottingham), Illusions (Croydon) The Education of Little Tree, (Orange tree, and Bahamas) Love after Lunch, Talley's Folly (Turtle Key arts theatre) Confusions (Penny Royal).
Amanda's one woman show For the Love of Chocolate premiered at the Edinburgh festival (Assembly rooms) and has been critically acclaimed wherever it's been performed including runs at the Mill studio Guilford, Portsmouth arts centre, Putney Arts Centre and sell out performances at the Jermyn Street theatre in London. Amanda starred in the Vagina Monologues as part of the Chichester festival and her second one woman show A Glass half full is also touring the uk.
Leading roles on television include ; Natalia Gordon in Tuckers Luck, Vera in A Month in the Country, Esther in Sherlock Holmes, Sophie in Outside Edge, Mrs Moore in Clarissa, Anna in Shades of Darkness, Sally in Farewell Fernando. Other guest roles in Casualty, All Creatures Great and Small, The Ruth Rendell Mysteries.
Film roles include Amabel in Fairy Story, Jessica in Eat yourself Slim. Amanda was the voice of the Princess in the Oscar shortlisted animated feature The Princess and the Pea.
Radio; leading roles in Death on the Nile, One Two Buckle My Shoe, The Final Twist, all directed by Enyd Williams. Poetry Please( David Benedictus).
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