Pippa Grandison • Judith Durham
Born and raised in Perth, Pippa moved to Sydney in her late teens to pursue acting.
Her career has spanned nearly three decades and has seen her performing extensively in film, television, theatre and musical theatre throughout Australia and overseas. Pippa currently resides on NSW’s beautiful Central Coast.
Pippa’s recent career highlights include the role of Barbara in Michael Gow’s Europe at the Seymour Centre, Mrs Braddock in The Graduate alongside Jerry Hall, the role of Mrs Banks in Mary Poppins for Disney/Cameron Mackintosh (Australia/NZ tour), Small Time Gangster for Boiler Maker Burburry Entertainment and the role of Elphaba for the Sydney season of the Broadway smash hit Wicked for the Gordon Frost Organisation.
In musical theatre Pippa has also starred in Kookaburra’s production of Company, Michael Coppel’s We Will Rock You, The Production Company’s The Pajama Game, Jacobsen Entertainment’s The Witches of Eastwick, The Ensemble’s production of Mary Bryant and the Sydney Theatre Company’s Into the Woods and A Little Night Music.
Other theatre credits include: Bell Shakespeare’s Just Macbeth, which played at Sydney Opera House and Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010, Sydney Theatre Company’s Waikiki Hip and Black Rock, Company B’s The Threepenny Opera, Company B and Hair of the Dog’s production of The Misanthrope and The Vagina Monologues by BCHM.
Her television credits include: Home and Away; Mr & Mrs Murder; Underbelly: Razor; Magical Tales; All Saints; Balmain Boys; South Pacific; Twisted Tales; Water Rats; E Street; GP; Brides of Christ; Golden Fiddles; A Country Practice; Come in Spinner and soon to appear in Channel 9’s Here Come the Habibs.
Pippa has also appeared in feature films such as Mr Accident, A Change of Heart, Hotel de Love, Dating the Enemy, Muriel’s Wedding, and Over the Hill.