Anna Wilson-Jones

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Anna Wilson-Jones
Anna Louise Wilson Jones

(1970-10-08) 8 October 1970 (age 50)
Nationality British
Years active1993–present
Parent(s)Roseanne Wilson-Jones (mother)
Nick Jones (brother)

Anna Wilson-Jones (born 8 October 1970 in Woking, Surrey) is an English actress. She is probably best known for her roles as Juliet Miller in Hotel Babylon and main character Tim Bisley's ex-girlfriend Sarah in Spaced .


Acting career

In 2000, she appeared as Sandra Harrison in the last episode of Inspector Morse , The Remorseful Day .

In 2004–05, she was in the Sky One television series Hex , as Jo Watkins, and in 2006 the Channel 4 adaptation of the novel Sugar Rush , as Anna. She has also appeared in As If , Monarch of the Glen , Wonderful You , Waterloo Road , Rosemary & Thyme in 2003 in the episode The language of flowers and Ashes to Ashes .

Wilson-Jones has also featured in Midsomer Murders in 2013, the ITV parapsychology drama afterlife in which she plays Jude Bridge, the former wife of Robert Bridge (played by Andrew Lincoln) and from June 2007 she appeared as Sally in an ITV drama serial The Time of Your Life .

In 2009 she joined the cast of Hotel Babylon as Juliet Miller, hotel general manager. [1]

In late 2011, she appeared in "The National Anthem", the first episode of the anthology series Black Mirror . [2] She also stars in "The Night Watch" based on the novel by Sarah Waters released in 2012 for the BBC. She plays the character of Julia Standing, a lesbian writer, who lives in London during the Second World War. Wilson-Jones has also featured in Misfits as Laura, in season 2. Also in 2011, she played Rosalind Rydell in two episodes of the first season of DCI Banks , "Cold is the Grave: Part 1" and "Cold is the Grave: Part 2". [3] [4]

In 2016, Wilson-Jones joined the cast of the ITV drama Victoria , playing the part of Emma Portman, Viscountess Portman, one of Queen Victoria's ladies-in-waiting. She has been a regular in all three series to date. [5] [6] She also served as the narrator for the novel Victoria, written by the television series' creator, Daisy Goodwin. [7]

On 9 January 2017, Jones appeared as Ellie Timpson in Silent Witness in the episode "Discovery". On 10 February 2018, Jones appeared as Linda Ashworth in Casualty .

She also played Davinia in Series 2 of the Channel 4 series PhoneShop .

Personal life

She is married to actor Steve John Shepherd. Together they have three children; two daughters: Agatha and Cosima (born c.2005 and c.2007) and a son (born c.2012). [8]


YearFilmRoleOther notes
1998Vigo: A Passion for LifeGenya Lozinska
2001 Tomorrow Claire
2002 Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War Veronica
2003 The Mother Helen
The Silent TreatmentSara(Short)
Killing TimeWoman(Short)
2004 Gladiatress Lofacta
2009Another ThingBrunette woman(Short)
Take Down Frances Herrick
Away from MeSarah(Short)
2019The Last BoyJenna
YearTelevision seriesRoleOther notes
1994The BillStephanie KerryTV Series, 1 episode
1998 Berkeley Square Lady WakeleyTV Mini-Series, 1 episode
1999 Spaced SarahTV Series, 4 episodes
Wonderful You Gina, Henry's sisterTV Mini-Series, 7 episodes
Boyz Unlimited Katie MayTV Series, 6 episodes
2000 Inspector Morse Sandra HarrisonTV Series, 1 episode
2000-2001 Monarch of the Glen Justine ThatcherTV Series, 6 episodes
2001 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) FreyaTV Series, 1 episode
Life as We Know ItOliviaTV Series, 1 episode
Big Bad World AliceTV Series, 1 episode
2001-2002 As If GabiTV Series, 1 episode
2002CovertMother(TV Short)
2003 Jonathan Creek Sergeant Heather DaveyTV Series, 1 episode
Rosemary & Thyme Kate PritchardTV Series, 1 episode
The Vice ElizabethTV Series, 1 episode
2004 Murder in Suburbia Grace BaileyTV Series, 1 episode
Red Cap Lt. Col. Julia MacKesyTV Series, 1 episode
Roman Road Jenny(TV Movie)
NY-LON TabithaTV Mini-Series, 3 episodes
The Brief Glen FarmerTV Series, 1 episode
2004-2005 Hex Jo Watkins / JoTV Series, 10 episodes
2005The StepfatherSasha Munro(TV Movie), billed as Anna Wilson Jones
2005-2006 Afterlife Jude BridgeTV Series, 13 episodes
2005-2013 Midsomer Murders Marianna Hartley (2005)/ Emma Harris (2013)“Bantling Boy”, “Death and the Divas”
2006 Sugar Rush AnnaTV Series, 3 episodes, billed as Anna Wilson Jones
Waterloo Road Heather DavenportTV Series, 3 episodes, billed as Anna Wilson Jones
2007 The Time of Your Life SallyTV Mini-Series, 6 episodes
2007-2010Brilliant!SylviaTV Mini-Series, 2 episodes
2008 Ashes to Ashes Joan CaleTV Series, 1 episode
2009 Hotel Babylon Juliet MillerTV Series, 8 episodes
2010Come Rain Come ShineChristina Mitchell(TV Movie), billed as Anna Wilson Jones
Misfits LauraTV Series, 1 episode
2011 Black Mirror Jane CallowTV Series, 1 episode
PhoneShop DaviniaTV Series, 1 episode
DCI Banks Rosalind RydellTV Series, 2 episodes
Law & Order: UK Camilla MallonTV Series, 1 episode
The Night Watch Julia Standing(TV Movie)
2012The Life and Adventures of Nick NicklebyMs KnagTV Mini-Series, 4 episodes
Switch PhoebeTV Series, 1 episode
Lewis Stanza MasseyTV Series, 1 episode
2016 Marley's Ghosts Katie PaineTV Series, 1 episode
New Blood Helen MathersonTV Series, 1 episode
2016-2019 Victoria Lady Emma Portman TV Series, 19 episodes
2017 Silent Witness Ellie TimpsonTV Series, 1 episode
2018 Succession CharlotteTV Series, 2 episodes
Shakespeare & Hathaway: Private Investigators Lady Tania BedeTV Series, 1 episode
Casualty Linda AshworthTV Series, 1 episode
2019 Cleaning Up JanetTV Series, 1 episode
A ConfessionJackieTV Series, 5 episodes in post-production
2020 Agatha Raisin Tiggy Laggat-BrownTV Series, 2 episodes “The Deadly Dance”
VeraOrla CossdaleTV Series, Episode: “The Escape Turn”
BreedersMrs HicksonTV Series, Episode: “No Places”

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