Actress, Comedian, Singer, Radio PresenterJules Maxine is a multi talented actress, comedian and singer with credits on stage, television, radio, film and extensive live experience including a full run one person show at the Edinburgh festival.
Stage ActingJules has been acting and singing since the age of eight, with performances in drama festivals in Amsterdam, Switzerland and the LIFT London International Festival of Theatre. Her roles have included Winnie in Female Transport, various roles in Archangels Don’t Play Pinball and many more. She always gives a realistic and powerful performance. Jules enjoys playing strong female characters, and she has excellent emotional intelligence which enables her to empathize with the characters and bring them to life.
Film and TV RolesJules has recently had starring roles in two films – appearing solo in 90p a Minute ( https://vimeo.com/153606161) and performing a major role in No Complaint ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7CnYKnTVmc) . She has had featured roles in Holby City and in five episodes of Eastenders. She had a featured role in all of the episodes of The Delivery Man as a receptionist, including arm wrestling Paddy McGuinness. She has also worked as a supporting artist in – amongst others – Unforgotten, Gert Lush Christmas, The Interceptor, Fungus the Bogeyman, Grimsby, Obsession, Doctors, Todd Margaret and an O2 advert.
Reality TelevisionIn addition to acting, Jules has appeared in the reality television shows – Four in a Bed, and The Chopping Block. She has been regularly contracted to appear in the pilots for reality television shows because of her lively, professional approach.
RadioJules has worked extensively in radio including a stint as co-host with Justin Lee Collins for Fubar Radio https://soundcloud.com/fubarradio/sets/justin-lee-collins-20th-may . She has her own weekly show on Harbour Radio and often fronts their live broadcasts and events. Her quick wit suits live radio. She is also a video host for Bingocams – enjoying dressing up for special occasions.
ComedyJules Maxine has been doing stand up comedy since March 2014. After participating in over 20 open mike nights she completed a month long residency at the Edinburgh Festival with her one person show My Sister Says I’m Special – combining stand up with performing her own comic songs. Audiences have ranged from a festival, charity events, and a Gay Bar to family friendly venues. She always adjusts her act to the audience. Jules has also appeared on Radio Norfolk’s new comedy show as a performer and writer. She has since built on this experience and in addition to continuing to perform stand up she has become a talented and funny compere at her own and other events. Jules runs and stars in her own monthly variety nights – Eastern Edge Cabaret – at St George’s Theatre in Great Yarmouth. The cabaret moved there after 12 months at the Seagull Theatre in Lowestoft after St George’s management asked her to perform it at their venue. She has compered for crowds ranging from 10 people to 250, giving the same energy whatever the audience size. For three years she ran weekly discos and karaoke at the Kings Head Hotel in Bungay as well as staging variety shows and other events at the venue.
Writer and performerJules wrote and starred in her one person show My Sister Says I’m Special at the Edinburgh Festival The show – featuring comic songs and stand up – ran for the whole festival in 2014. When there was the occasional small audience, she would improvise most of the show in conversation with audience members. She is currently writing a musical called Beneficial Street for next year’s festival and venues across East Anglia. Her 2014 show was about love, life, families. losing weight and the things that make us happy. Jules talks about the things we care about – relationships, sex, reality television, social media, winning the lottery and payday loans – with a sense of absurdity and passion. The way families screw us up, and the system screws us over – laughter as group therapy. The show was filmed for the Falling In LOL project – the trailer for which is at http://www.fallinginlol.com .
SingerJules has sung everything from old time music hall to the latest pop song, by way of musicals. She performed in old time music hall at Great Yarmouth’s Wellington Pier and has been a member of various rock and pop bands as well as a solo perfomer in pubs, concert venues and residential homes. Jules sang in her featured role in Holby City and her strong contralto voice has been a key element in local choirs. She sang in front of more than 5,000 people at Norwich’s Lord Mayor’s Street Parade. Qualifications Jules is a member of Equity and has a DBS certificate. She has a degree in Youth and Community Studies and extensive experience as a face to face worker and senior manager in Children’s Services.
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Equity membership number: B00430797