Suzanne Packer

Suzanne Packer is one of Britain's best known actresses having played the role of Tess Batemen in the BBC One series Casualty between 2003 and 2015. She is also the elder sister of Colin Jackson and is the co-founder of Go Dad Run.

Suzanne attended the National Youth Theatre of Wales before graduating in theatre and drama from the University of Warwick and then training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Embarking on an acting career, in the early 1990's she was most well known for her role as Mick Johnson's wife Josie in the Ch4 soap Brookside. She then undertook a degree in teaching at Goldsmith's College and after graduating in 1996 taught drama in London.

In September 2003 she was first seen on screen as Sister Tess Bateman on the BBC1 medical series Casualty and was one of their leading cast members until 2015.  Suzanne has become a member of the cast of Stella and of Doctors and will be our ambassador at the Sanlam Go Dad Run 5K in Warrington on Sunday June 14th.

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