Joanne trained at Rose Bruford College.
Theatre includes: King Lear (Old Vic); Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeares Globe and tour);Goodnight Mr Tom (West End and tour), I Am a Camera (Southwark Playhouse); Bingo (Chichester/Young Vic); You Can't Take It With You (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, Faust, The Alchemist, The Virtuoso, T'is Pity She's a Whore (RSC); Hallelujah (Theatre 503); Shadowmouth (Sheffield Crucible); Men Should Weep, After the Dance (Oxford Stage tour); The Firework Maker's Daughter (Told by an Idiot tour); The Pull of Negative Gravity (Mercury Colchester, Traverse, Off Broadway), Singer (Tricycle); Present Laughter (Bath tour); Who Goes There? (Dreamthinkspeak); East is East (Leicester Haymarket); Romeo and Juliet (Wolsey Ipswich)
Film and Television: Making Noise Quietly, Innocents, Spooks, Wallander, Casualty, EastEnders, Waking the Dead, Doctors, Grange Hill.
As Director: There's Magic in the Web and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare's Globe)