Shona Lindsay

Shona has just completed a run starring as Anna Leonewens in The King & I in Aberystwyth, and as Fay Hubbard in a national tour of Alan Ayckbourn’s  A Chorus of Disapproval. Last year Shona starred as Rose Vibert to great critical acclaim in the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love opposite David Essex.  

Shona made her professional debut at the age of eleven in the title role of Annie and went on to play numerous children's roles in both theatre and television including playing the role of Barbara Boyer in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole and The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole for Thames Television. She left school to join the company of Crossroads for Central TV, playing the role of Sara Briggs for two years. To mark the end of Crossroads Shona released the single "Goodbye" for RCA/BMG.

West End theatre includes: Milly in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers the Theatre Royal, Haymarket; Christine in The Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty's (in 1991 she was the youngest actress to play this role); Sandy in Grease at both the Dominion and Cambridge Theatre; Shona created the role of Monica in the West End premiere of I Love You You're Perfect Now Change at the Comedy Theatre; Sandy in Grease at both the Dominion and Cambridge Theatre and Gilmer in the Barbican production of Godspell.

Tours and regional theatre includes: Doris in Same Time Next Year opposite Stephen Pacey at The Mill at Sonning; the role of Kathy Seldon opposite Paul Nicholas in a national tour of Singin' In The Rain; Emma Carew in the UK premiere of Jeckyll & Hyde; Milly in the national tour of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers; Dorothy in the national tour of Murdered To Death; Mrs Pankhurst in Oh What A Lovely War!, Derby Playhouse; Julia Carrington in The Mating Game and Fay in A Chorus of Disapproval  both at The Mill at Sonning; Suzanne Walter in The Wicked World of Bel Ami, Theatre Royal, Stratford East; the roles of Lady Townley in The Provok’d Husband and Vickey Hobson in Hobson's Choice, both New End Theatre; Dixie in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Crescent Theatre, Birmingham.

Feature films include playing the role of Jacqui Charles in Telephone Detectives followed by the role of Dawn in Blush for 5th Floor Projects.

Other television roles include: Lisa in John Godber’s The Ritz based on his play Bouncers; Nicki Waterman in Doctors and Fi in Casualty all for the BBC and as Sandra in Granada TV’s sitcom Mother’s Ruin.

Regular listeners to radio will know Shona from her many appearances on Friday Night is Music Night and for the BBC Radio 2 series as Young Sally in Follies at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane with Julia McKenzie and Denis Quilley, Kristine in the 20th Anniversary recording of A Chorus Line, Grete Schone in The Dancing Years and Princess Maria in Call Me Madam with Tyne Daly.

Shona is an experienced concert performer having sung all over the world with many top orchestras most notably for the BBC Proms in a televised Disney gala with the RPO and as a regular guest for Michael Ball.

Shona’s solo album Control Yourself  is available amongst many other compilation albums via her website www.shonalindsay.co.uk

Shona Lindsay appears by arrangement with Irving St Management