Suzanne Packer
Marisha / Ensemble

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Cardiff-born Suzanne Packer joins the cast as matriarch, Marisha after a wealth of TV and theatre appearances. Best known as series regular, Tess Bateman in the long running drama Casualty, Suzanne has most recently been filming for Keeping Faith, Bang (Joio), Death in Paradise, Vera, Stella and Edith.

Suzanne’s stage credits include but are by no means limited to Max Stafford Clark's Our Country's Good and a USA tour of A Midsummer Night's Dream. She is looking forward to exploring the history of her birthplace.

“I was drawn to Tiger Bay the Musical as it tells a particular untold story in a colourful and entertaining way. It musical has such a great sense of some of the local history but it’s a universal story. Nobody gets away from heartbreak and there are themes throughout - class divide, loss, conflict - that everyone will connect with.”