‘A fully open Streatham Hill Theatre would be an amazing asset to South London. I’m proud to stand with the Friends campaign to give it back to the community.’
Lambeth born and long-time Streatham resident Catherine Russell, is a stage, television and screen actress. She has starred in several television series including The Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Holby City, in which she played Consultant Surgeon Serena Campbell from 2012 to 2020. Much of her stage work was with the acclaimed director Max Stafford-Clark for his theatre company Out of Joint. Alongside this, she has performed across the country in the West End, National Theatre, Royal Court, Soho Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre, Lyric, Almeida Theatre and the Royal Exchange. Her most recent roles include Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest directed by Michael Buffong at the Curve Theatre in Leicester and Rosie in the West End production of Mamma Mia!