Josie is one of Britain's best loved actresses and comediennes.
She first became a household name in WHO'S LINE IS IT ANYWAY? for Channel 4, and is a founder member of The Comedy Store Players with whom she still performs.
On stage, she won the Peggy Ashcforft Award for TAMING OF THE SHREW at RSC, starred as Benedick in the all-female MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at the Globe, and has starred as Anna in THE KING & I at the London Palladium and ACORN ANTIQUES THE MUSICAL with Victoria Wood at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket.
On screen, she had her own Channel 4 series JOSIE, and was critically acclaimed in OUTSIDE EDGE opposite Timothy Spall and Brenda Blethyn. Some of her other much loved star vehicles have included ENCHANTED APRIL and DOWNWARDLY MOBILE
More recently she played Phoebe Huntley in THE GOOD GUIDE TO PARENTING with Peter Davidson, Manda Best in EASTENDERS, and ROBIN HOOD (BBC), Mrs Jiniwin in THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (ITV) and appeared in SKINS opposite Peter Capaldi.
On radio, Josie is a BBC Radio 4 regular, and next appears on JUST A MINUTE.
|20/02/17||Dudley News||Josie Lawrence to star in French avant-garde play Amédée at Birmingham Repertory Theatre|
|10/02/17||WhatsOnStage.com||Casting announced for Birmingham Rep's Amédée|
|06/02/17||Halesowen News||Old Hill actress Josie Lawrence returning to The Rep for starring role|
|16/01/17||The Wharf||Why Josie Lawrence named her cat after Glenda Jackson|
|16/01/17||Broadway World||Half Moon Theatre Announces The Appointment Of Four Patrons|
|21/10/16||London Theatre 1||Josie Lawrence – The Glenda J Collective|
|21/10/16||Birmingham Mail||Josie Lawrence headlines Birmingham's first Improv Festival|
|21/10/16||The Guardian||Greg Proops on Whose Line Is It Anyway?: 'It's the one time I'm confident'|
|19/10/16||IMDB||Finding Your Feet announced|
|13/06/16||Reviews||Whose Line Is It Anyway! 2016|
|13/06/16||Press||Whose Line Is It Anyway! 2016|