Sharon D Clarke

Theatre includes Sonja in The Life (Southwark Playhouse), The Woman in Blues in the Night, Carabosse the Dark Fairy in Sleeping Beauty, Queen Talulah in Puss in Boots, Charity in Mother Goose and Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (Hackney Empire), Pigs and Dogs (Royal Court Theatre), Ma Rainey in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, An Oak Tree, Mother in Everyman, Odessa in Amen Corner (Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress) and General Cartwright in Guys and Dolls (National Theatre), First Lady Toof in The Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes (Tricycle Theatre), Nurse in Romeo and Juliet (Rose Theatre Kingston), Mariah in Porgy and Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Oda Mae Brown in Ghost (Piccadilly Theatre, Olivier Award Nomination for Best Supporting Role in a Musical), Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre), Lift Off (Curve Theatre), Woman in The Vagina Monologues (Grand Theatre Wolverhampton), Mama Morton in Chicago (Adelphi Theatre), Killer Queen in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre. Olivier Award Nomination for Best Supporting Role in a Musical), Rafiki in The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre), Miss Sherman in Fame (Scandinavian Tour), Joanne Jefferson in Rent (Shaftesbury Theatre), Mama Winter in I Want to Sing (Cambridge Theatre), Asaka in Once on This Island (Birmingham Rep and Peacock Theatre, Olivier Award Nomination for Best Supporting Role in a Musical), Voice of Audrey 2 in Little Shop of Horrors (Haymarket Theatre Leicester).

Television includes Unforgotten, You, Me and Them II, Death in Paradise, New Tricks, Psychobitches, Justin’s House, EastEnders, The Shadow Line, The Bill, Last Choir Standing, Casualty, Holby Blue, Holby City, Boo!, The Crust, Waking the Dead, Soldier, Soldier, Between the Lines, Children’s Ward, Stop, Look, Listen, The Singing Detective, Thunderbirds Are Go!, Tree Fu Tom.

Radio includes Beloved, Sensationomics, Scorched, Bad Faith, Handprint, Jingles, Friday Night is Music Night.

Recordings include Happiness (Serious Rope) and I