PADDY NAVIN has had a busy career in theatre, television, and film.

Her stage roles include: Godspell (Phoenix Theatre, London); Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (Kings Road Theatre, London); Molly Brazen in The Beggar’s Opera (Lyric Theatre, London); Mrs C in Come Dancing (Red Lion, London); Marjorie in Confetti (Chelsea Arts Centre, London: Best New Play, George Divine Award); 14 plays at la Bonne Crepe (London); Incidental Music (an Alan Ayckbourn premiere, Orange Tree, London); Elliul in This Savage Parade (a Tony Schaffer premiere, King’s Head, London); Trina in March of the Falsettos (Albery Theatre, London); Paulette in Dead Earnest (a Mike Harding premiere) and Fraulein Kost in Cabaret (both at The Crucible, Sheffield); Lucia in Filumena (Library Theatre, Manchester); Betty Rizzo in Grease and Maria in Twelfth Night (both at The Wolsey, Ipswich); Mary McGinty in Once a Catholic (Queens, Hornchurch); Cissie Mapes in Lost Empires (Cambridge Theatre Company); Chrissie in Hair (Teatro, Barcelona); Helen in A Taste of Honey (Theatre Royal, York); Clelia in The Nerd (tour of 20 theatres); Miss Haversham in Great Expectations, Anna in Time and Time Again, and Shirley in Shirley Valentine (all at The Blue Box Theatre, Keswick); Dora and Mrs Plumrose in The Villain’s Opera (The Royal National Theatre).

Her television appearances include: Lenny Henry Show (BBC); For 4 Tonite (Ch 4); Boswell’s London Journal (BBC); Me and My Girl (ITV); Hot Metal (Ch 4); Hale & Pace (ITV); Eastenders (BBC); Tales from the Crypt (BBC); The Bill (ITV); Brookside (Ch 4); Crime Traveller (BBC); Heartbeat (ITV); Holby City (BBC); Second Thoughts (LWT, 8 episodes); London’s Burning (LWT, 7 episodes); The Beggar’s Opera (directed by Jonathan Miller, BBC); The Rivals and Love’s Labour’s Lost (both directed by Elijah Moshinsky, BBC).

Films include: Doggin’ Around with Geraldine James and Elliot Gould; Blue Money with Tim Curry; Long Time Dead with Nick Moran; and Magnum with Tom Selleck.