The visually impaired panto star
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Visual impairment no barrier to pantomime star's acting dream

A visually impaired actor who is starring in a pantomime said "it never crossed my mind" that she could not be a professional performer.

Jessica Jolleys from Hull is playing Jill in Theatr Clwyd's pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk.

The 23-year-old was born with two eye conditions she inherited from her dad, who is now completely blind, but hopes she can inspire other performers.

  • 02 Dec 2019
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