Louise Mai Newberry has just played Mariana in All’s Well That Ends Well at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe, immediately following her run of Anders Lustgarten’s Lampedusa at the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow.
Her vast theatrical experience includes work with Nottingham Playhouse, Soho Theatre, RSC, Arcola, HighTide, Unity Theatre Liverpool, Eastern Angles, The Factory, Bush Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Birmingham Rep, Leicester Haymarket, Orange Tree Theatre and Teatro Vivo, amongst others.
She has worked extensively with Tall Stories on The Gruffalo and The Snow Dragon, taking part in tours of the USA, Ireland and all over the UK as well as spending six months touring the ports of the British Isles on the UK’s only theatre ship.
On screen, she has appeared on Doctors, The Bill, Dream Machines and Future Makers, and was a regular in the BBC Worldwide series GOAL! She has recently appeared in The Good Listener and The Inspector Chen Novels on Radio 4, and you may have heard her voice as Flo the kitten on CBeebies’ Clifford’s Puppy Days.
Louise Mai trained at East 15 Acting School and read English at Cambridge University. She has worked in theatre, TV and voiceover consistently since. She also writes and performs as the comedy character ‘Precious Jade’.