In Stratford-Upon-Avon, performing in a Royal Shakespeare production of Beauty and the Beast playing Witch. [December 2004]
Left Holby City because she felt that her character, Kath, had been through so much already that it would be silly for another 'big' storyline to focus on her. In addition to this, she felt that viewers may get bored if everything was happy for her.
Lives in Suffolk with her partner, Richard.
Her character, Kath, in Holby City; was the mother to several grown children. One of these children was Danny, played by Jeremy Edwards. However, Jan being born in 1959, and Jeremy being born in 1971, makes there only 12 years between the both!