Yolanda Vazquez was born in the province of Cadiz in the south of Spain and moved to England at the age of ten. She studied at Drama Centre under the auspices of Yat Malgrem and Christopher Fettes and on graduating began her career playing Juliet at the Royal Theatre Northampton. Since then she has worked extensively in Theatre, Television, Film and Radio. Her many leading theatre credits include: Gertrudis in Hamlet– Teatro Español, Titania in Midsummer Night’s Dream – RSC, Beatrice in Much Ado about Nothing – Shakespeare’s Globe, Bunty Mainwaring in The Vortex – Citizens’ Theatre. Film credits include, Notting Hill, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Air Up There, and as the lead Maria in Maria's Child. Yolanda's television credits include Black Earth Rising, Any Human Heart, Foyle's War, Top Boy, House of Cards and Pinochet in Suburbia. Her many radio and audio credits include Catherine of Aragon – Book Of The Week BBC4, Prayers for the Stolen, Queen Katherine in Henry VIII and Ashes to Antarctica to name but a few.