Janice Connolly

Janice Connolly BEM is a British actress, comedian and artistic director. She runs the Birmingham-based group Women and Theatre, and performs stand-up comedy as her character “Mrs Barbara Nice”. In 2017 she appeared in the New Years Honours list in recognition of her work with Women and Theatre. She was awarded a British Empire Medal. Connolly has also appeared in Coronation Street, That Peter Kay Thing, Phoenix Nights, Max and Paddy’s Road To Nowhere, Thin Ice and Dead Man Weds. She worked a lot at the Birmingham Rep with Roxanna Silbert as Artistic Director