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Irene Myrtle Forrester
Irene Myrtle Forrester

Irene Myrtle Forrester


Theatre credits include: Nine Night (National Theatre, Trafalgar Studios), Nanny in Before the Party, Mama Morton in Chicago and Sadie in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (Pitlochry Festival Theatre), PC Ping and Genie in Aladdin (Nottingham Playhouse), Muzzy in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Kilworth House Theatre),

Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray (Bronowski Productions), Swing and understudy Rafiki and Shenzi in The Lion King (Lyceum), Rafiki in The Legend of the Lion King (Disneyland Paris), Sister Forrester in Purlie and Mahalia Jackson in Black Heroes in the Hall of Fame.

Television credits include: Olivier Awards, Royal Variety Show (BBC), Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 50th Birthday Celebration, Children in Need, Comic Relief, Eternal – Wanna Be The Only One (Top of the Pops), MOBO Awards, MTV Live, MTV Music Awards, My Hero, Prom in the Park, Songs of Praise and This Morning.

Film credits include: Wash Day (Riverdance Festival).

Recording credits include: 10,000 BC (Movie Soundtrack), Pride (Movie Soundtrack), Robinson Crusoe (Demo), Billie (Honey To The Bee), Blur (Tender), Martine McCutcheon (Love Me), BBC 2 Royal Orchestra Music of Disney Concert (BBC), BBC Radio 1 Live Recordings and London Community Gospel Choir.