Suranne JonesDr. Gemma Foster
Suranne’s theatre credits include TOP GIRLS at Chichester and then the West End. A FEW GOOD MEN at Theatre Royal Haymarket with Rob Lowe for which she received Theatre Goers’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actress, BLITHE SPIRIT and TERMS OF ENDEARMENT. Suranne played the role of Sandra in BEAUTIFUL THING at the Arts Theatre and in 2014 played the lead role in ORLANDO at the Royal Exchange.
Most recent television work includes BBC Ones’s hugely successful 5 part drama DR FOSTER in which she plays Gemma Foster and for which she has just been nominated for a BAFTA in the Leading Actress category. Other recent television work includes three series of the very popular Scott & Bailey playing Rachel Bailey opposite Lesley Sharpe for ITV, with the fourth series due to air shortly. Also the comedy show THE BRIAN PERN SHOW and the drama series THE CRIMSON FIELD both for BBC.
Other television work includes DR WHO for which Suranne received acclaim for her portrayal of Idris, a humanoid incarnation of the iconic Tardis, the critically applauded UNFORGIVEN for ITV, and VINCENT with Ray Winstone. Suranne’s TV credits also include FIVE DAYS, DEAD CLEVER, STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL, SINGLE FATHER and CORONATION STREET in which she played the unforgettable Karen McDonald.