Series 2 - Sandy Walsh

“Sandy Walsh is a faultless performer with the audience rapport and generosity of delivery of the greatest of her profession…” The Scotsman


Sandy Walsh is not only an actress and singer but also BBC World Service broadcaster. She is a well known voice to millions of people throughout the world as a presenter on Good Books, Children of Courage and more. Her interviewees have included Baroness Barbara Castle, Terry Whaite, John Banville, and Benjamin Zefaniah. She also co presented the first interactive programme on the World Service, the Sony award winning Newstalk.


As an actor she starred as matriarch Francis Marsden in Emmerdale for over a year, Barbara in the iconic series Peep Show and Mrs Lyons and Mrs Johnstone in Blood Brothers in the West End.


Her collaboration with writers and musicians has resulted in four one woman shows which have received critical acclaim both in London and Edinburgh. One of them received a coveted Fringe First and the others five star reviews.


Sandy’s interview will be of interest to all – a rare fusion of disciplines that make for a varied and fascinating career – both as an actor and broadcaster.