Juno Matron

We greatly value the support of our Matrons. By lending their name and support, Juno matrons help to focus attention on the company’s activities, raising the profile of female theatre writers and practitioners. They also act as role models, inspiring other women to forge successful careers in the theatre.


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Beatie Edney first came to audiences’ attention as Heather in Highlander. She has had leading roles in over 50 film and TV productions including: Mis- ter Johnson, In The Name of The Father with Daniel Day Lewis, Lost Em- pires with Colin Firth, Prime Suspect, Poirot, Law and Order, Lewis, The Dark Angel with Peter O’Toole and Hard Times with Alan Bates.She starred as Louise in the Channel 4 sitcom Dressing For Breakfast for 3 series. She is currently playing Prudie in the BBC series Poldark and will soon be seen as Judith in The Coroner for the BBC.
Beatie’s most enjoys working on new writing for the theatre: She has played in the original production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses for the RSC in the West End and on Broadway, Summer Begins by David Eldridge, The Girl- friend Experience by Alecky Blythe, That Almost Unnameable Lust by Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Taken by Winsome Pinnock, The Madness of George III by Alan Bennett and The Empress by Tanika Gupta for the RSC.

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