Jemma Powell

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Jemma Powell
Born (1980-07-25) 25 July 1980 (age 40)
Years active2001-present

Jemma Powell (born 25 July 1980) is a British actress.[1] She is best known for portraying Barbara Wright in several Doctor Who audio stories.


Powell made her screen debut in 2001, in The Hole. She is known for her roles in films such as François Ozon's Angel and Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. She played Maliika in Dan Wilde's Alpha Male also starring Danny Huston and Jennifer Ehle. Powell also played screen actress Jacqueline Hill in the Doctor Who spin-off drama An Adventure in Space and Time, which showed how the popular science fiction series was created, in 2013, and has also recorded several audio plays starring as Hill's on-screen character Barbara Wright since 2017.[2]

Her theatre work includes The Cherry Orchard, directed by Dominic Dromgoole. She played Anya.[3][4]

Personal life and family[edit]

Jemma is married to the English singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti. [5] They have three children.


Year Film Role Notes and awards
1998 Romeo Thinks Again Love Heart Girl
2001 The Hole Minnie
2003 Final Demand Young girl TV
2004 Foyle's War Anne Bolton TV
2005 Against Nature Courtesan 1
Footballers' Wive$: Extra Time Tatania TV. Three episodes.
Hex Bethany TV. First episode
2006 Alpha Male Maliika
2007 Angel Angelica
2009 The Symmetry of Love Elizabeth
The Knowledge of Others Kate
2010 Alice in Wonderland Margaret Kingsleigh
2012 The Seasoning House Alexa
2013 An Adventure in Space and Time Jacqueline Hill
2013 Closed Circuit Elizabeth


  1. ^ "Jemma Powell". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2019-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Jemma Powell List of Movies and TV Shows". TV Guide. Retrieved 2019-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Image of THEATER PERFORMANCE. - 'The Cherry Orchard' By Anton Chekhov With Jemma Powell (Anya) And Geraldine James (Lyubov Ranevskaya) In Reverside Studio, London Production Opened 10 June 2003. Russian Dramatist / Playwright; 17 January 1860 - 2 July 1904. Full Credit: Tristram Kenton / Lebrecht Music & Arts / Granger, NYC - All Rights Reserved. From Granger - Historical Picture Archive". Retrieved 2019-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "". 2007-01-08. Retrieved 2019-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Interview by Hannah Evans (2019-05-19). "Relative Values: singer Jack Savoretti and his wife, Jemma Powell, an actress and painter | The Sunday Times Magazine | The Sunday Times". Retrieved 2019-10-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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