Adjoa Andoh

Adjoa Andoh

Adjoa AndohAdjoa Andoh is an actress with a long and successful career on film, television, stage and radio. She has played lead roles at the RSC, the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre and the Almeida Theatre.

Adjoa is a familiar face on television, notably of course in Doctor Who as Sister Jatt in New Earth, but more significantly as Martha Jones’s mother Francine.

She has had long stints in Casualty and EastEnders and has also appeared in Jonathan Creek; the 1995 Tomorrow People story “The Rameses Connection” (the one with Christopher Lee); Noel Clarke’s films Adulthood and Brotherhood, MI High and many other high-profile films and shows.

Adjoa made her Hollywood debut in 2009 starring as Nelson Mandela’s Chief of Staff Brenda Mazibuko alongside Morgan Freeman as Mandela in Clint Eastwood’s Invictus.

We are very much looking forward to welcoming Adjoa to Derby QUAD and thank Matthew Campbell of M&M Famous Faces for helping to make this happen.