There are a few words that come to mind when describing Colonel Joan Burton; disciplinarian, courageous and overbearing at times. Joan brings her military role home with her and it works in the sense of being the tough one. But one thing I am sure you didn’t know is that Wendy Davis is the complete opposite of Colonel Joan Burton.
I recently sat down to chat with Wendy Davis about playing a female service member, and how she differs from her character.
Did you know that…
- Wendy was never one for discipline. She never thought about joining the military since it was something she knew she could not do. “I was the typical ADHD kid, running, jumping couldn’t settle down. I was a day dreamer and really struggled in school because I was never interested in mathematics, science – until it was time to cut the frog, then I was interested. Acting is what helped me to find my focus in life.”
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