Romy trained at the Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama and at Guildhall.
Her theatre work includes: Dog Boy and Deep Blue Sea at The Royal Exchange, Manchester; Macbeth at The West Yorkshire Playhouse; Naked at The Almeida; The Tempest and Bingo for The Royal Shakespeare Company; Tom’s Midnight Garden, Blue Murder, Communicating Doors, Equus, Travesties and The Ruling Class at the Library Theatre, Manchester; Romeo and Juliet and The Threepenny Opera at the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster; King Lear at Nottingham Playhouse; Macbeth and The Hostage at Greenwich; Romeo and Juliet and Night Must Fall at The Gateway Theatre, Chester; Habeus Corpus at York Theatre Royal; Pat and Margaret at The Octagon Theatre, Bolton.
Romy worked for many years in Theatre-in-Education at The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry and The Octagon Theatre, Bolton and in Young Peoples Theatre with Unicorn Children’s Theatre, Greenwich Young Peoples Theatre and M6 in Rochdale.
Television and film credits include: Sue Jeffers, the headmistress of Weatherfield Comprehensive School in Coronation Street, Seeing Red, Cracker, Families, In Suspicious Circumstances and Children's Ward for Granada Television; Bob and Rose for Red Productions; Casualty, Waking The Dead, Doctors, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates and Waterfront Beat, Measure For Measure and In The Cold Light of Day for the BBC; The Bill for Thames, Coasting for Cinema Verity; Brookside for Mersey Television; Emmerdale, Heartbeat, Chillers, Circle of Deceit, Wilmot, No Pasaran all for Yorkshire Television; Peak Practice for Carlton Television. Romy has appeared in the film Heartlands for Heartlands Films Ltd, The Darkest Light for Footprint Films.
Romy has recorded several plays for B.B.C. Radio Drama including Hulme Stories, Pere Goriot, Mariage Blanc, Naked In The Sun and The Natural Parent. She has also done voice-over work on Disguises and This Sunday, both for Granada TV.
As a Director, Romy has worked for M6, Pit Prop, Theatre Foundry, the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster The New Victoria Theatre, Newcastle under Lyme and was an Associate at the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.back