Comedian, Writer, Actress, Storyteller
Friendly, sincere, smooth, versatile, distinctive, very funny/versatile & charming.
Jo has a very subtle Cornish accent from where she was brought up. She can completely get rid of it or enhance it.
Winner of The Golden Waffle in Brighton Fringe Festival in 2018.
She is also a writer, performance artist and comedian. Her debut solo comedy show, Joanna Neary is Not Feeling Herself was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2004 and FaceFul of Issues was nominated for Best Show at Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival in 2016. She specializes in her own highly original character comedy shows, which always include interpretive dance. Her latest live comedy show (2019) is Wife on Earth (3000 Light Years From Doing The Ironing).
“A Joyce Grenfell of our age” Guardian
Her film roles include The Darkest Hour, Suffragette & Keeping Rosy.