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About Jo

Jo Hole

has worked as a professional actress, director, theatre producer and now agent for over 30 years.

Early TV success in TENKO, MISS MARPLE - NEMESIS, GOLD etc led to work at the Donmar Warehouse, RSC and National Theatre and more recently character roles in feature films and TV including HALF-LIGHT (with Demi Moore), HOLBY CITY, EASTENDERS, FRANKIE, DOC MARTIN, THE POISON TREE, PUBLIC ENEMIES and THIRTEEN series (BBC 3) amongst many.    Jo has directed at Liverpool Playhouse, Young Vic Studio and Ustinov Studio Bath and produced over 20 plays including SIMPLICITY by Lady Mary Wortley Montague - the world premiere of a play written in 1725 which Jo came across in the library at Warwick University and presented at the Northcott Theatre in Exeter and transferred to the Donmar Warehouse Theatre.   She most recently helped to transfer IRISH BLOOD ENGLISH HEART from the Union Theatre to Trafalgar Studios.

Jo opened JHA at Ealing Studios on 1st October 2012 and now works with her team from the heart of theatre land in London's West End at 36-40 Glasshouse Street, just behind the Cafe Royal.   

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A sensational sell-out run for ARUNA JALLOH and EMMANUEL AKWAFO  at the Royal Court Theatre

A sensational sell-out run for ARUNA JALLOH and EMMANUEL AKWAFO at the Royal Court Theatre

Our brilliant clients Aruna Jalloh (left) and Emmanuel Akwafo (right) have great roles in what is fast becoming an iconic moment in theatre history. We congratulate them both in a special hour. A week’s extension to a packed Royal Court run was sold out almost immediately and the toughest seasoned casting directors, producers, directors and actors are emerging moved and emotional from this extraordinary show. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "What a joyous, sad, beautiful piece it is — muscular, vibrant, deeply tender." Financial Times ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "Beyond beautiful...There is trauma, swagger, laughter, and above all there is love. It’s almost overwhelmingly moving." The i ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "Simply put, this is an exquisite show. Culture Whisper ★ ★ ★ ★ "Uproariously funny... tender, poignant." The Times ★ ★ ★ ★ "Hilarious but also very moving...There’s a whole lot of joy to savour here." Evening Standard ★ ★ ★ ★ "Writer Ryan Calais Cameron's script is courageous to tackle such demanding themes in a loving and conscientious way. His poetry is light and playful even when it examines heavy themes and visceral trauma." Broadway World ★ ★ ★ ★ "Lively and meaningful...One of its triumphs is to demonstrate that there is no homogenous experience of blackness." WhatsOnStage