Sandra Marvin - singer
Sandra Marvin is a phenomenal soul, gospel & jazz singer.
She was Kate Bush's backing vocalist in her ground-breaking “Before The Dawn” concerts at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo in London. She has also worked with many other artists, including Liam Gallagher, Tim Burgess and The Charlatans, featuring on their 2015 album ‘Modern Nature’ and joining them on tour. She has performed at The Royal Albert Hall, The Roundhouse, The Hideaway, Ronnie Scott's and appearances for BBC Radio 2 and the BBC Radio 6 Music Live Music Festival.
Sandra’s studio work is also impressive - she has recorded for Sony, Universal and Disney. This includes singing on the title track for the Oscar-winning soundtrack of the movie blockbuster, Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock & George Clooney.
Sandra’s track record in the world of theatre is expansive. She recently took on the leading role of “Queenie" in the critically acclaimed show “Showboat" at The New London Theatre West End, having previously played the role at The Sheffield Crucible.
She also previously starred as 'Matron Mama Morton' in Chicago and 'Miss Motormouth Maybelle' in Hairspray, (Original West End cast and all UK tours) and joined Michael Ball OBE on his ‘If Everyone was Listening’ and ‘Heroes’ UK tours as a guest artist.
Other theatre shows include: Ragtime, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), Porgy and Bess (The Savoy Theatre), The Lion King (Paris) & Cool Hand Luke (The Aldwych Theatre).
Her talent doesn’t end here - she has also been on TV, with performances in Citizen Khan, The Royal Variety Show, The Paul O’Grady Show, This Morning & BBC Children In Need. She also starred in the movie Florence Foster Jenkins staring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. She currently stars on the ITV soap Emmerdale as Jessie Grant, the headmistress.
Wow, what a talent! We are so thrilled to have Sandra on our team :)