After first working at Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop Company Cheryl followed this with a series of West End plays and musicals including Half a Sixpence, Jorrocks, 1776 and The Boyfriend, playing Polly in the 1968 revival. She also appeared in two Ayckbourn productions, Absent Friends and Time and Time Again and starred opposite Michael Crawford in Charles Strouse’s Flowers for Algernon. Other theatre work includes seasons at The Oxford Playhouse, Birmingham, Chichester Festival Theatre and The Royal Exchange Manchester in productions such as Brand (Agnes), You Never Can Tell (Gloria), On the Rocks (Alosia) and Zack (Virginia). She also toured America with Rex Harrison playing Eliza in My Fair Lady. Other plays include The Women (National Theatre), Heartbreak House (National Tour) and Room at the Top (Fringe). She has also worked in Norway, Poland, Hongkong and Italy.
Her work in TV includes, Play for Today, The Strauss Family, Mike Yarwood, The Two Ronnies, Loves of Napoleon, The Sweeney, The Professionals, Brookside and The Bill.
Films include The Seven Deadly Sins and Ooh You Are Awful with Dick Emery.
Cheryl also directs and teaches drama and musical theatre at a number
of colleges including the Guildford School of Acting and the Court Training Company.
This is Cheryl’s second visit to the Vienna’s English Theatre; in 1981 she played Vivie in Bernard Shaw’s Mrs Warren’s Profession.