Great Expectations – Getting to know Jessica Brien

© Michael Wharley Photography 2014

Jessica trained at The Bridge Theatre Training Company.
Theatre includes: ‘Cinderella’ in Cinderella, ‘Belle’ in Beauty and the Beast (Evermore Productions, UK Tour 2015), The Princess and the Pea, Jack and Molly and the Beanstalk (C theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015), Flight (Opera Holland Park, 2015), Peter Pan, Jack and the Beanstalk (Say Two Productions, UK Tour 2014), ‘Helena’ in Shakespeare in the Garden: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Snow Queen (C theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014) and ‘Paulina’ in The Winter’s Tale.

Follow her on twitter @jessbrien

Quick Questions…

1. What’s your favourite scene or character from ‘Great Expectations’?
It has to be Miss Havisham!

2. What’s the last project you worked on?
Touring Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast

3. What’s the last book you read?
Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

4. Not a lot of people know that I…
Was the headteacher’s daughter at secondary school

5. What really grinds your gears?
Radio phone-in debates!

You can hear Jessican Brien playing Miss Havisham in our upcoming radio adaptation of Great Expectations – broadcasting on The Blackshaw Arts Hour from Sunday 3rd January 2016.

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Available to download or stream here.


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