angelaAngela Thorne trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama on a scholarship. Her first engagement was the Caryl Jenner Mobile Children’s Theatre, touring all over England. After repertory seasons at Paignton, York and Sheffield, she joined Ralph Richardson’s company at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, playing Gloria in You Never Can Tell, Portia in Merchant of Venice and Julia in The Rivals.

Other theatre work includes: Little Boxes at the Hampstead Theatre Club; Io in Prometheus Bound at the Mermaid; Twelfth Night for the Prospect Theatre Company touring Hong Kong and Russia; Yahoo at the Queen’s theatre directed by Alan Strachan; Anyone for Denis? At the Whitehall Theatre; The Paranormalist and The Golden Age, both directed by Alan Strachan, at Greenwich; Happy Family directed by Maria Aitkin at the Duke of York’s; Mrs Alving in Ghosts at the Nuffield Theatre Southampton; Captain Carvello at Theatr Clwyd; Lady Gay Spanker in London Assurance directed by Sam Mendes at Chichester and Theatre Royal Haymarket; Body and Soul at the Albery Theatre; Relatively Speaking directed by Penelope Keith; The Weekend with Richard Wilson at the Strand; Richard Nelson’s play New England directed by Peter Gill at the RSC Barbican; the Chichester Festival Theatre’s national tour of Make Way for Lucia; Communicating Doors at the Savoy Theatre, written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn; Quartet by Ronald Harwood and directed by Christopher Morahan; Old World by Alexei Arbusov, also directed by Christopher Morahan; a national tour of The Old Ladies directed by Frith Banbury; a west end run of Ring Round the Moon directed by Sean Mathias; and, most recently The Reporter at the National Theatre directed by Richard Eyre and The Last of The Duchess at The Hampstead Theatre.Many television appearances include: Elizabeth R, That Was the Week That Was, The Woodlanders, The Rocking Horse Winner, Paying Guests, To the Manor Born, Three Up Two Down, Farrington of the F O, Anyone for Denis?, Cold Comfort Farm and Noah’s Ark and most recently Wallander for Leftbank Pictures.

Films include Oh! What a Lovely War directed by Richard Attenborough.

Radio: Victoria in No Commitments with Rosemary Leach and At Home with the Snails with Geoffrey Palmer.