Janice is a founder member of Women & Theatre and has been the Artistic Director for the past 25 years. She has written, directed and performed in very many projects for the company.
Janice also has a very successful freelance career as a comedy actress and as comedy circuit headliner, Mrs Barbara Nice. She reached the semi-finals of this year's Britain Got Talent. She has previously been seen as Holy Mary in Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights on Channel 4, Dead Man Weds on ITV and Thin Ice on BBC2. She has played two roles in Coronation Street, first appearing as Peter Kay's mother in 2004 and then as Sheila Wheeler in the Kabin with Norris in 2009.