Jane Maud is a professional actor with more than 35 years’ experience, playing over a hundred parts on stage in the West End, Repertory, Touring and the Fringe; and in Television, Film and Radio. After completing a BA at Essex University, Jane went on to do the Post-Graduate Acting course at Mountview Academy. She began her career at Live Theatre in Newcastle and went on to spend over two years at the Dukes Playhouse in Lancaster before going on to work for many other leading companies including the Royal Shakespeare Company for two seasons, Cheek by Jowl, seven productions at the Young Vic, eight productions at Theatr Clwyd, five at the Library Theatre Manchester, as well as shows at Sheffield, Birmingham, Chichester, Salisbury, Hornchurch, Perth, Derby, the Oxford Stage Company and the Cambridge Theatre Company and many more.
What she likes doing most is Shakespeare, and has been in many of his plays including playing Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream twice - at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park and for the New Shakespeare Company; Lady Macbeth at the Young Vic; Cordelia and Goneril in two separate productions of King Lear at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield; Gertrude in Hamlet at the Library Theatre Manchester, for which she was nominated Best Supporting Actress. She was also nominated Best Supporting Actress for her role as Valeria in Coriolanus at the RSC. Jane now combines teaching with her continuing career as an actress.