Tracy-Ann Oberman

is an English television, theatre and radio actress and writer. Recent TV credits include BBC One anti-fascist thriller Ridley Road, Russell T Davies’ award-winning Channel 4 series, It’s A Sin, universally popular Doctor Who, hysterical Toast of London, Ricky Gervais’ Netflix hit After Life, the critically acclaimed Friday Night Dinner, and Sky One’s brilliant Code 404 opposite Stephen Graham and Daniel Mays and opposite Sanjeev Bhaskar and David Walliams in Sandylands. Memorable for her award nominated performance of Chrissie Watts in Eastenders and as Yvonne Hartman in Dr Who, Tracy Ann is no stranger to our screens and is a hugely popular British actress. Having trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Oberman spent four years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, before joining the National Theatre. Her extensive theatrical background includes appearing with Kenneth Branagh in David Mamet’s Edmond, a run in the West End revival of Boeing-Boeing and the National Theatre’s production of Earthquakes in London. Prior to this, she was seen performing to sell out audiences in the West End opposite Amanda Holden in Stepping Out and as the female lead in Fiddler On The Roof at the Chichester Festival Theatre. Oberman later returned to Chichester Festival Theatre to play in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter. She has also been seen at the Menier Chocolate Factory in Hugh Whitemore’s Pack of Lies, at the Harold Pinter Theatre in Party Time and Celebration as part of the sell-out Jamie Lloyd Pinter at the Pinter season of one- act plays on the tenth anniversary of the Nobel Prize winner’s death, and as the lead in new play Mother of Him at The Park Theatre. For this role she was nominated for Best Actress at The Offies. She played Camilla Parker Bowles opposite Harry Enfield’s Prince Charles at The Prince of Wales Theatre in The Windsors: the Endgame. She will be starring alongside Felicity Kendal in Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre in the New Year, before playing Shylock in the highly-anticipated Watford Palace Theatre adaptation of Merchant of Venice, a radical new production set in the East End at the time of the Battle of Cable Street. Oberman has performed in more than 600 radio plays. Tracy is also a column contributor for The Guardian and was a regular contributor to the Jewish Chronicle and Red Magazine. As a playwright she has written a number of well received Radio 4 plays, including Bette and Joan, Baby Jane and most recently That Dinner of 67 starring Kenneth Branagh which was nominated for best Single Drama at BBC Audio Awards. Oberman co-created Jews. In Their Own Words for the Royal Court Theatre with Vicky Featherstone and Jonathan Freedland.