BORN : 1964
LIVES : Bridgewood in London
FAMILY : Joanna’s late father is Van Der Valk star, Barry Foster, ‘He’s always been very supportive’. Mother, singer Judith Shergold. She also has a sister called Miranda.
PARTNER : Gary, who owns a shop, which sells and repairs musical instruments.
CHILDREN : One son, Louis, born in 1999.
ON CHARACTER KATE : Kate’s job is to balance the books and where necessary make cuts- which doesn’t make her popular with staff.. but she genuinely cares and tries to do her best.’
TELEVISION CREDITS : Casualty; Love and Reason; Fighting for Gemma; Do The Right Thing; Brotherly Love; Coronation Street; Family Affairs; Flickers; Brookside; Blind Justice; The Bill; The Borgias
THEATRE CREDITS : The Happiest of Princesses; Candide; Diary of a Desperate Woman; A Midsummer Nights Dream; The Snow Queen; The Eve of St Venus; Perchance to Dream; Servant of Two Masters; The Merchant; Godspell; If Winter Comes; Stags and Hens; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Glass Menagerie; Romeo and Juliet; A Doll’s House; Goodwork and Silence on my Radio; Moliere; Much Ado About Nothing; Music to Murder By; Measure for Measure; Sung and Unsung; The Threepenny Opera; Macbeth; The Lady from the Sea; The Merchant of Venice; Huis Clos; All My Sons; Duet; Brezhnev’s Children; The Yiddish Trojan Women; Kelly & Du; The Criminals; The Dead Fiddler
FILM CREDITS : Troy (singer/ soundtrack); Borderland
AGENT : Ken McReddie, 11 Connaught Place, London W2 2ET.
WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
Joanna Foster continues to work on television including Coronation Street and Family Affairs, as well as regularly singing in her acapella group Anima. She’s also been a part of the bands Kite and Beskydy.