Melanie La Barrie
Theatre includes: ‘Mrs. Phelps’ in Matilda The Musical (West End and RSC, original cast); ‘Golde’ in Fiddler on the Roof, ‘Betts’ in Story Giant, ‘Theresa’ in The Sum and ‘Nurse’ in Romeo and Juliet (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool); Breakfast at Tiffany’s (Theatre Royal Haymarket); The Lorax (Old Vic); The Bakkhai (Almeida); ‘Miss Gookool’ in Play Mas (Orange Tree, Richmond); ‘Martha Watson’ in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, ‘The Nurse’ in The Sunshine Boys and ‘Woman of the World’ in Blues in the Night (West Yorkshire Playhouse); ‘General Cartwright’ in Guys and Dolls (Chichester); ‘Mama Euralie’ in Once On This Island (Hackney Empire); the title role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Liverpool Playhouse); ‘Madame Thénardier’ in Les Misérables (Queen’s); ‘Pearl’ in Daddy Cool (Shaftesbury) and ‘Mrs. Corry’ in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward, original cast).
Television includes: Casualty and EastEnders (BBC).
Film includes: London Road.
Recordings include: ‘Pearl’ in the cast recording of Daddy Cool and ‘Mrs. Corry’ in Mary Poppins, original cast recording.