Jo Ashcroft has been in the entertainment business for 20 years, and has enjoyed an extremely varied career working extensively in the UK and abroad. She has performed in a wide variety of roles in national touring theatre shows and pantomimes. For 10 years she was one half of the comedy, vocal, instrumental double act “Roberts ‘n’ Ashcroft.”
An accomplished musician who plays Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet and Penny Whistle, Jo has gigged with Dexy’s Midnight Runners and has worked alongside many famous faces including supporting The Wanted, and this year, Cannon & Ball in their theatre tour. She has appeared in 10 pantomimes at venues such as The Sands Centre Carlisle, Scarborough Futurist Theatre, Billingham Forum, to name a few, playing roles ranging from Cinderella, Dick Whittington, Fairy and Comedy Henchman.
Known for her quick wit and friendly humor, fabulous instrumental skills and superb vocals, Jo is presently performing her solo multi-instrumental/vocal show in many theatres, hotels and corporate functions worldwide to a wide variety of audiences.