Interview: Claudia Kariuki, Diva in Priscilla & Motormouth in Hairspray

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Claudia’s West End credits include Mrs. Sheinkopf/understudy Rosalie in School Of Rock and Midwife/understudy Madame Morrible in Wicked

Prior to lockdown she was starring as a Diva in the UK tour in Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Her credits also include: Sonja in The Life (Frankfurt), Woman 2 in Edges (London Theatre Workshop), Oda Mae Brown in Ghost The Musical (Frankfurt), understudy Clara in Porgy & Bess (Regent’s Park), Deloris in Sister Act (Wexford), Sister Chantelle in Bare(Greenwich Theatre), Lorraine/understudy Motormouth & Dynamite in Hairspray (UK Tour), ensemble in Sweet Smell of Success (Arcola) and Sarah in Ragtime (Regent’s Park). 

in 2014, Claudia starred as Motormouth in Hairspray at the Leicester Curve and featured in West End Frame’s Top Ten Performances of the Year. 


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In this episode, Claudia discusses her path into the industry, career highlights and future ambitions.

You can follow Claudia on Instagram: @claudiakariuki 

This episode was recorded at Wildcard Studios in Bond Street. Visit for more information about Wildcard Theatre Company and Wildcard Studios. 

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins. 

Thanks for listening! 

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