Vanderham at the British Independent Film Awards 2015
|Born||(1991-10-18) October 18, 1991
|Alma mater||Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama|
Joanna Vanderham was born in Perth and brought up in Scone. Her father Tom, a businessman, and mother Jill, a professor of cardiovascular research at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee, divorced when she was a child. She grew up in Scone and Dundee.
Vanderham attended the Robert Douglas Memorial School in Scone, and then the High School of Dundee in Dundee, Scotland. She then went on to study Acting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff.
She played the lead character of Denise Lovett in the popular sixteen-part (over two series) BBC television series The Paradise, written by Bill Gallagher, and loosely based on Au Bonheur des Dames, a novel by Émile Zola. A second series aired on the BBC in October 2013, but a third series was not commissioned in 2014.
|2011||The Runaway||Cathy||TV miniseries|
|2011||Young James Herriot||Jenny Muirhead||TV miniseries|
|2012||What Maisie Knew||Margo||Film|
|2012||Above Suspicion: Silent Scream||Amanda Delany||TV series|
|2012||The Paradise||Denise Lovett||TV series|
|2013||Dancing on the Edge||Pamela Luscombe||TV miniseries|
|2013||Marple: Endless Night||Ellie||TV series; 1 episode|
|2013||The Paradise, Seasons 1 and 2||Denise Lovett||TV series|
|2015||Banished||Katherine McVitie||TV series|
|2015||The Go-Between||Marian Maudsley||TV movie|
|2016||One of Us||Claire Elliot||TV miniseries|
|2017||Man in an Orange Shirt||Flora Talbot||TV miniseries; 1 episode|
|2017||And Then I Was French||Cara||(completed)|
|2017||The Boy with the Topknot||Laura||TV Movie (post production)|
|2017||Warrior||Announced; currently filming|
|2015||The Dazzle||Millie Ashmore||Found111/Michael Grandage Co.|
|2015||Othello||Desdemona||Royal Shakespeare Company|
|2016||Richard III||Queen Anne||Almeida|