Training: Gemma was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire and trained in Musical Theatre at the Arts Educational Schools, London, graduating with a first class degree in 2007.
Theatre includes: Marian in The Go Between (Apollo Theatre, London) June/Louise in Gypsy (Savoy Theatre, London), Maria in The Sound of Music (Cairo), June in Gypsy (Chichester Festival Theatre), Julie Jordan in Carousel (Arcola Theatre), The Girl in Blues in the Night (Hackney Empire), Roxie Hart in Chicago (Leicester Curve Theatre), Drunk (Leicester Curve Theatre and The Bridewell Theatre, London), Amber in Hairspray (UK Tour), Sally in Me and My Girl (Kilworth House Theatre) Enid/first cover Elle in Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre, West End), Ruby in Dames at Sea (Union Theatre) Constance in The Kissing Dance (Jermyn Street Theatre) Laurey in Oklahoma! (2010 UK tour with Marti Webb and Mark Evans), Careen O’Hara and u/s Melanie in Trevor Nunn’s Gone with the Wind (New London Theatre), u/s and played Rebecca in the London premier of Imagine This (New London Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Lady Be Good and Fay in Sandy Wilson’s The Boy Friend (Regent’s Park Open Air, London), Children Will Listen (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) and Babe Botrelle in Crimes of the Heart (Union Theatre).
Film/TV includes: Tasha Wright in Doctors for the BBC, Beryl Marsden in Cilla for ITV, June in Gypsy:Live at the Savoy Theatre (BBC/Universal), Imagine This (Filmed at the New London Theatre, Drury Lane) and Olivier Awards Ceremony 2011 (BBC)
Recordings include: Gypsy (London Cast Recording), Imagine This (Original London Cast Recording), Bluebird (Original Concept Recording), Spittin’ Distance (National Theatre Studios), and Jackie in Terminal Four Play (Urban Scrawl)