Marianne Benedict

Mrs Wormwood


Trained: Arts Educational Schools, London.

Theatre includes: Grizabella in CATS (International tour), Rosalia in ‘Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown’ (London Playhouse), Velma in ‘Chicago’ (Oldham Coliseum), Miss Gulch/Wicked Witch of the West in ‘The Wizard of Oz’ (London Palladium), Woman 2 in ‘Side By Side By Sondheim’ (Brockley Jack Studio Theatre), The Witch in ‘Rapunzel’ (Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse), May in ‘Blonde Bombshells Of 1943’ (Stoke New Vic), Vivian in ‘Dirty Dancing’ (Aldwych Theatre), Miss MacKintosh in ‘The Sunshine Boys’ (Oldham Coliseum), Gloria in ‘Return to the Forbidden Planet’ (UK tour), Teacher and understudy Killer Queen in ‘We Will Rock You’ (Dominion Theatre), Alice in ‘Loveshack’ (UK tour), Debbie in the musical ‘Debbie Does Dallas’ (Old Fire Station Theatre, Oxford), Dolly in ‘The Country Wife’ (Watford Palace Theatre), Stella and understudy Polly Baker in ‘Crazy for You’ (UK tour). 

Workshops: CJ in ‘Baywatch the Musical’, Catherine in ‘The Girl Dusty’. 

Television: Lorene Powell-Jobs in ‘Autopsy’ (Channel 5), Lisa in ‘Eastenders’ (BBC). 

Film: Obscenities (short for Theatrical Niche)

Concerts: Stephen Sondheim’s 85th Birthday Gala (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), One More Time (Piccadilly Theatre), West End Musical Theatre Celebration (Palace Theatre).