Jocelyn Broderick

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Jocelyn Broderick (born circa 1962). Bilingual actress and singer.



Graduated with a BA in Speech and Drama from the University of Natal - Pietermaritzburg in 1982.


She joined PACT in the early 1980s, working for both the English and Afrikaans Drama Companies for three years, then became freelance.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

She has appeared in Die Vasvat van 'n Feeks, Ek Onthou vir Mamma, Dood van 'n Handelsreisiger, The Rise and Fall of the First Empress Bonaparte, Met Permissie Gesê, Robinson Crusoe.

My Seuns (PACT, 198*), Macbeth (PACT, 198*), Don Dinges in die Groen Broek (PACT, 198*), The Hamlet Machine (PACT, 198*), Hotel Paradiso (PACT, 198*), Die Potlooddief en die Engel (198*), Four Stops on the Northern Line (198*), Translations (PACT, 1985 and NAPAC, 198*), To Remember (198*), Silent Envelope (Market Theatre, 198*), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (the Alexander Theatre, 1991), Peril at End House (Baxter Theatre, 199*), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (Natal Playhouse, 199*), Hamlet (Natal Playhouse, 199*), The Glass Menagerie (Johannesburg Civic, 1994), Master Class (Alhambra Theatre Johannesburg and Natal Playhouse,1996). Musical theatre includes roles in Kevin Feather’s Tarts (the Laundro, 1986), My Fair Lady (PACT, PACOFS and NAPAC, 1990), Camelot, The Buddy Holly Story, Godspell (1985), The March of the Falsettos, Falsettoland and Vere (Deon Opperman, 2002).

Television work includes Arende (198*) Ballade vir 'n Enkeling (19**), Reap the Whirlwind (198*), Homeland, and Egoli. Film work includes Jock of the Bushveld (1986), The Last Leprechaun (199*) and Merlin (200*)

Awards, etc

Nominated for a KZN region Vita Award, 1992, as best lead actress in Falsettoland.

Nominated for a Avanti Award as Best Supporting Actress for her role on television in Natural Rhythm, 1999.


Robinson Crusoe theatre programme, PACT.

Tucker, 1997.

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