Distinctive, smooth, dry and very funny.
Quirky & versatile TV & film actor, comedian and character actress.
Jo has a very subtle Cornish accent from where she was brought up. She can totally get rid of it or enhance it.
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.