Joanna Horton

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Joanna Horton is an English actress, notable for her stage and television work, including an episode of Robin Hood (series 1 episode 4), Father Brown, Spooks[1] and Foyle's War.

In 2009, Horton played Hannah in Days of Significance, written by Roy Williams, as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and played Barbara in The Gods Weep, written by Dennis Kelly, in 2010.[2][3] In the same year, Horton also played Dunyasha in The Cherry Orchard, written by Anton Chekhov, at the Birmingham Rep, and Anna in Town, written by D.C. Moore, at the Royal & Derngate in Northampton. [4][5] She appeared as Deb in an adaptation of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's Belongings at Hampstead Theatre and Trafalgar Studios in 2011.[6][7] During summer 2013 she appeared again with the Royal Shakespeare Company as Celia in As You Like It and Helena in All's Well That Ends Well.[8][9] In 2017, she played Cassio in Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe.[10]



Year Title Role Notes
2008 Bike Squad WPC 'Tazer' HortonTelevision film
2009 Fish Tank Kelly
Breaking the Mould Janet Television film
2010ExcludedLucyTelevision film
2011 London's Burning Dolly Television film
2014 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Ties That Bind Mrs Ruth Hallows Television film
The Listener Sylvia Short film


Year Title Role Notes
2004 Foyle's War Gwen Rivers Series 3, Episode 4
2005 The Bill Clare Forbes Series 21, Episode 9
Afterlife Frankie Johnson Series 1, Episode 3
2006 Eleventh Hour Kelly Fox Series 1, Episode 1
Spooks Leigh Bennett Series 5, Episode 3
Robin Hood Annie Series 1, Episode 4
2007 Five Days Danielle Miller Series 1
Doctors Maria Huxley Series 9, Episode 21
HolbyBlue Chantelle Edwards Series 1, Episode 7
2008 The Bill Caroline Lock Series 24, Episode 30
Midnight Man Lucy Elliott Series 1, Episodes 2 and 3
2009 New Tricks Leanne Sweeting Series 6, Episode 7
The Bill Michelle Jarvis Series 25, Episode 56
2010 Holby City Marielle Leonard Series 12, Episode 44
2011 Doctors Steph Thomas Series 12, Episode 229
2013 Father Brown Joyce Evans Series 1, Episode 6
Endeavour Linda Snow Series 1, Episode 2
2014 Partners in Crime Barbara Kemp Series 1, Episode 4
2016 Silent Witness Suzie Banks Series 19, Episodes 1 and 2
The People Next Door Gemma Short
Dark Angel Sarah Edwards Series 1, Episode 2
Dark Angel: Behind the Scenes Herself/Sarah Edwards Short
2017 Endeavour Selina Berger Series 4, Episode 4


Year Title Role Notes
2009 Days of Significance Hannah Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Maria Aberg
2010 The Gods Weep Barbara Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Maria Aberg
Town Anna Royal & Derngate. Directed by Esther Richardson
The Cherry Orchard Dunyasha Birmingham Rep. Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh
2011 Belongings Deb Hampstead Theatre and Trafalgar Studios. Directed by Maria Aberg
2013 All's Well That Ends Well Helena Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Nancy Meckler
As You Like It Celia Royal Shakespeare Company. Directed by Maria Aberg
2017 Othello Cassio Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre


  1. ^ "BBC - Spooks - Series 5, Episode 3 Credits". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  2. ^ "Theatre review: Days of Significance at The Lowry, Salford, and touring". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  3. ^ Benedict, David (2010-03-22). "The Gods Weep". Variety. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  4. ^ Spencer, Charles (2010-10-20). "The Cherry Orchard, Birmingham Rep, review". ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  5. ^ Moore, D.C. (2010). 'Town' and 'Honest'. London: Methuen Publishing. p. 2. ISBN 9781408135310.
  6. ^ "BELONGINGS". Hampstead Theatre. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  7. ^ Billington, Michael (2011-06-22). "Belongings – review". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  8. ^ "Maria Aberg 2013 production | As You Like It | Royal Shakespeare Company". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  9. ^ "Nancy Meckler 2013 production | Royal Shakespeare Company". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  10. ^ "Shakespeare's Globe". Retrieved 2018-08-15.

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