Emma is most widely known as a West End leading lady, with credits such as Grizabella in Cats, Eva Peron in Evita, Elphaba in Wicked, Scaramouche and Meat in We Will Rock You, Fantine in Les Miserables In Concert, Maisey in The Distance You Have Come and Donna in Dreamboats and Petticoats, plus extensive solo concert work across the globe.
She recently fulfilled a long-held ambition, playing to packed audiences at her own show at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival. She has also toured internationally as lead vocalist with the world-famous Post Modern Jukebox, and has spent much of 2019 supporting Jools Holland, both at the Royal Albert Hall and on his UK tour. In September, Emma sang with Nile Rodgers for Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber at The Other Palace and she has just headlined her own evening at the newly opened Boulevard Theatre in London.
In addition to her success in musical theatre, Emma continues to perform regularly as a jazz and blues singer to widespread critical acclaim, with previous residencies and appearances including The Savoy Hotel, Pizza Express Jazz Club, Jack Solomon's and Ronnie Scott's. Her one-woman show, Songbird, sold out in the Live at Zedel's season for Crazy Coqs and was followed by Unforgettable at the Jazz Cafe for the London Jazz Festival.
In 2015, Emma recorded her first EP with Anthony Strong entitled Merry Christmas, Darling and both this, and her most recent EP, Thirty Three and a Third, shot straight to Number 1 on the iTunes jazz charts. They can be found on iTunes and Spotify.
Emma was also invited to record Mad About the Boy at Abbey Road with the London Gay Big Band for their acclaimed album Brave, and her self-penned song, The Pull of You, was the title track for the recent film The Corrupted, released in cinemas across the UK and beyond.