Joanna played Jane Smart in The Witches of Eastwick. She was nominated for the 'Best Actress in a musical' for the 2001 Olivier Awards. Here are some of the critics reviews:

'Joanna Riding is a revelation as the coolcutting cellist,Jane Smart..... A complete knockout all three'

'Joanna Riding hilariously suggests a repressed woman gleefully discovering a voracious sexuality'

'Joanna Riding who displays a killer sense of timing'

'The superb Miss Riding'

'Bewitching Miss Riding brings the house down'

Waiting for the music to begin (with Ian McShane as Darryl van Horne) Darryl with his Witches Alex (Lucie Arnez), Jane (Joanna) and Sukie (Maria Friedman) The devilish Jane ! Anyone for tennis ?' with Maria Friedman (Sukie Rougemont)
Anyone for tennis ?' with Maria Friedman (Sukie Rougemont) Look at me - I am the music, a soaring tune upon the air  Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble What an angel!
Curtain calls The final curtain call - 27 October 2001

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