Member Profile:Joy Walker [Paris 1999]


Joy Walker (d.2010)


Joy joined LRP in 1977 having spent several years acting in an amateur company run by Dr Shegog in Market Rasen.  She remained involved until 1993 and then continued to take a great interest in LRP and supported as many productions as possible until her death in 2010.

In her fifteen years of working with LRP, Joy took major roles in many prestigious productions and her fine acting talent enhanced many of LRP's dramas and comedies as well as leading roles in several pantomines.


LRP Productions
The Merchant of Venice Publicity June 1993
Spark in Judea Claudia Procula, wife of the Procurator April 1991
The Diary of Anne Frank Edith Frank July 1990
Jack and the Beanstalk Mrs Flopp Jan/Feb 1990
Mother Goose Narrator Jan 1989
Green Forms Doreen Bidmead June 1988
The Accrington Pals May Hassal October 1986
Little Red Riding Hood Director's Assistant / Make-Up January 1986
The Clandestine Marraige Mrs Heidleberg May 1985
Don't Just Lie There, Say Something Jean Fenton October 1984
Babes in the Wood Witch January 1984
Spring and Port Wine Daisy Crompton October 1983
Request Stop Woman July 1983
Green Door Fairy Soap January 1983
Hobson's Choice Maggie Hobson October 1982
Conciliations Lorris March 1982
Rookery Nook Mrs Leverett May 1979
The Balcony Chantal October 1978
The Threepenny Opera Coaxer Mar/Apr 1978

photo and text by Marion Plenderleith