Louise Dearman is best known for playing the roles of Glinda and Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked. She is the only actress to have played both starring roles in any production of Wicked full time.
Other theatre roles include Eva Perón in Evita, Sarah Brown and Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls (UK tour), Daisy Hilton in the UK premiere of Sideshow (Southwark Playhouse), Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour), Jan in Grease (Victoria Palace Theatre and UK Tour), Mimi in Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly Theatre), Debbie in Debbie Does Dallas (Edinburgh Festival), Soloist in Judy (UK Tour) and Mrs D in the world premiere of The Waterbabies (Leicester Curve).
Louise is a regular performer for the BBC Proms having played Lois Lane in Kiss Me Kate, Hildy in On The Town and as a soloist in Gershwin in Hollywood, Cole Porter in Hollywood and The Warner Brothers Story all with the John Wilson Orchestra. Last year, Louise was invited to open The Festival of Remembrance in the presence of the Royal Family which was broadcast live on BBC One.
Louise appeared in Nothing Like A Dame at Cadogan Hall in 2018.
Louise’s first solo album You And I was released in 2005 and was followed by Here Comes the Sun (Big Hand Recordings – 2012), It’s Time (read our interview), Bond and Beyond (EP – 2014) and For You, For Me (Big Hand Recordings 2018).
Louise released a book with Mark Evans titled Secrets of Stage Success in Spring 2015, where they answered questions submitted by the public on a wide range of theatrical topics.