Jane Slavin

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Jane Slavin
Born (1970-03-11) 11 March 1970 (age 48)
Salford, Lancashire, England, UK
Nationality English
Occupation Actress
Years active 1991–present

Jane Slavin (born 11 March 1970) is an English actress and novelist.[1] Slavin was the winner of the 1989 BBC Radio Drama Carleton Hobbs Award.

She has appeared on television in Lewis, Doctors, Peak Practice, Always and Everyone, Coronation Street and the Doctor Who full-cast radio drama The Paradise of Death. Regular in The Bill, Wycliffe, Maigret, Clocking Off, Casualty and Heartbeat. More recently she has appeared in several Big Finish productions of Dr Who with the fourth Dr Who, Tom Baker.[2]

Her theatre roles include Poopay in Alan Ayckbourn's Communicating Doors at the Savoy Theatre (in London's West End), and All Things Considered (Hampstead Theatre). She was Juliet in Romeo and Juliet in a world tour for the (ESC Dir. Michael Bogdanov) and famously fell off the balcony at the first preview.[3]

Her novel Writing on the Water was published in 2003 by Transworld/Black Swan[4]Writing on the Water: Amazon reviews, amazon.com; accessed 17 August 2015.

She has been appearing in Coronation Street as Wendy Neeson. She worked extensively with Tom Baker on Dr Who: The Fourth Doctor Adventures for Big Finish Productions

Personal life[edit]

Born in Salford, Lancashire, the daughter of two teachers. Her sister is writer Helen Slavin She lives in Hoxton, London with her daughter. She trained at the Grange Arts Centre and the Birmingham School of Speech and Drama.


  1. ^ "Vince and Willie country winners". Toronto Star. 30 September 1993. p. E6. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "2.07. The Final Phase - Doctor Who - Fourth Doctor Adventures". Big Finish. Retrieved 20 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Juliet Falls For Romeo - 10 Feet Over The Balcony". Orlando Sentinel. 1 October 1993. Retrieved 20 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Slavin, Jane (1998). Writing on the water. London: Black Swan. ISBN 978-0552997812. 

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