Love’s Labour’s Lost & Much Ado About Nothing or Loves’s Labour’s Won




Previously at Chichester Simon Bliss in Hay Fever (Festival Theatre).

Theatre includes Lawrence After Arabia, No Naughty Bits (Hampstead Theatre), The Ghost Train, The Bacchae (Manchester Royal Exchange), Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Twelfth Night, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Christmas Truce (RSC), One Man Two Guvnors (National Theatre and Theatre Royal Haymarket), Wild Oats, Does My Society Look Big In This (Bristol Old Vic), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), The Comedy of Errors, Titus Andronicus, The Winter’s Tale, Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare’s Globe), Milles et une Mères Veillent, Via Negativa, Le Trainfernal (La Compagnie La Carotte France).

Television and film includes Call the Midwife, Wolf Hall, 45 Years, Quick Cuts, Criminal Justice, EastEnders, Lewis, Skins, Shane, The Marchioness Disaster, Casualty, Doctors, Heartbeat, A Perfect Life, An American Haunting, Hamlet.

Radio includes New Grub Street, Behind Closed Doors, The Forsyte Saga, Tommies, The Little Ottleys, The Martin Beck Killings, An Inspecter Calls, Pilgrim, Cry Babies, A Chaos of Wealth and Want, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Zola, 1984, Dissolution, Frankenstein, A Charles Paris Mystery.

Trained at LAMDA.




Theatre includes many years in rep, on tour with the Emma Theatre Company and with Alan Ayckbourn’s company in Scarborough where credits include Roland Crabbe in Taking Steps, Richard in Joking Apart and John Proctor in The Crucible.

Other work includes Look Look, Piaf, Communicating Doors (West End), Enery in Tons of Money, Desmond in A Small Family Business (National Theatre), Wilf in Enjoy (Revival), Simon Eyre in The Shoemaker’s Holiday, Dad in Untold Stories (West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Television includes Leaving, Andy Capp, Fresh Fields, Barbara, Mr Selfridge, The Bill.

Films include Thunderpants, The Abduction Club, The Worst Journey in the World, Crooked House.




Theatre includes Dracula (Ewing Entertainment), French Without Tears (Orange Tree Theatre), Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado about Nothing (Or Love’s Labour’s Won), The Christmas Truce, The Beggar’s Opera, Richard III, Macbeth (RSC), The Doctor’s Dilemma (National Theatre), The Madness of George III (Theatre Royal Bath, tour and West End), Madness in Valencia, Pete and Dud Come Again, See How They Run (West End), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe and USA tour), Cinderella (Theatre by the Lake).

Television includes Doctors, Utopia, Holby City, Casualty.

Films include Kinky Boots, Window Shopping, Hamlet.




Previously at Chichester, Edward Bliss in Hay Fever (Festival Theatre) and Hero in The Rehearsal (Minerva Theatre).

Theatre includes Kenneth Tynan in Orson’s Shadow (Southwark Playhouse), Berowne in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Navarre in Love’s Labour’s Lost, Laertes in Hamlet (RSC), Hamish in Things We Do for Love, Joseph Surface in The School for Scandal, Leo in In the Next Room, Freddy Eynsford Hill in Pygmalion, George Robinson in Little Nell, Canon Throbbing in Habeas Corpus, Elbow in Measure for Measure (Theatre Royal Bath), Stanley in One Man Two Guvnors (National Theatre tour), Boy in Lovesong (Frantic Assembly), 3 Farces (Orange Tree Theatre), Brock in Plenty (Sheffield Crucible), Ferdinand in The Tempest, Oliver in As You Like It (BAM New York, tour and Old Vic), Rodrigo in Othello (Donmar Warehouse), Dick Gurvil in Nan, Charles in Skin Game, Rivington in Diana of Dobsons (Orange Tree Theatre), Snake / Careless in The School for Scandal, Pollard in The Invention of Love (Salisbury Playhouse), Algernon in The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre Royal York), Alice in Wonderland (Bristol Old Vic), Rancourt Babberley in Charley’s Aunt (Northcott Theatre), Simon in Hay Fever (Theatr Clwyd).

Television includes Miranda, The Scum Also Rises, Above Suspicion, Doctors, After You’ve Gone, Silent Witness.

Films include Skyfall, War Horse, Hamlet, Friends Just United.




Recently graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes Ensemble in Nell Gwynn, Ensemble in Three Days in the Country.

Television includes Endeavour, Doctors, Fungus the Bogeyman.

Audio books include Tell Her She’s Dead.

Films include Ophelia and the short Daytimers.




Recently graduated from Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes Blanche in Widowers’ Houses (Orange Tree Theatre. Ian Charleson Award nomination), Nina in The Seagull, Flaemmchen in Grand Hotel (GSMAD), Beth in Merrily We Roll Along (Edinburgh Festival).

Radio includes Shakespeare’s Fire.




Theatre includes King John (Rose Theatre Kingston), Hapgood (Hampstead Theatre), The Roaring Girl, The Taming of the Shrew, Othello (RSC), Happy New (Trafalgar Studios), Birthday (Royal Court), Design for Living, A Flea In Her Ear (Old Vic), The Knot of the Heart, When the Rain Stops Falling, A Period of Adjustment, Hedda Gabler (Almeida Theatre), Under the Blue Sky, Private Lives, The Master Builder (West End), Present Laughter, The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other (National Theatre), The Cherry Orchard, As You Like It, Iphigenia (Sheffield Theatres Studios).

Film and television includes Suffragette, The Beat Beneath My Feet, Bright Young Things, Stan Lee’s Lucky Man, Black Work, The Jury, Dirk Gently, Cranford, Hawking, Cambridge Spies.

Radio includes Dr No, Goldfinger, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Diamonds Are Forever, The Cazalets, Howard’s End.

Awards include Ian Charleson Award 2003, Critic’s Circle Award Most Promising Newcomer 2003.

Trained at RADA.




Theatre includes Chris and Jeremy in Posh (Barons Court Theatre), Officer Yigitkurt in Teddy Ferrara (Donmar Warehouse).

Television includes Taboo.

Films include Denial, White Island.

Trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.




Theatre includes Too Clever By Half (Manchester Royal Exchange / Told by an Idiot), Ben Hur (Watermill Theatre), The Devil and Mr Punch, Improbable (Philadelphia USA and Barbican), 1984 (Northern Broadsides), Low Pay, Don’t Pay (Salisbury Playhouse), The Venetian Twins (Octagon Theatre Bolton), Ruby Moon (Northern Stage), Satyagraha (Improbable, ENO and Metropolitan Opera House New York), Theatre of Blood (Improbable and National Theatre), The Hanging Man (Improbable US tour and Sydney Opera House), And the Horse He Rode In On, Beauty and The Beast (Told by an Idiot), The Solid Gold Cadillac (Garrick), By Jeeves (Duke of York’s Theatre and Lyric Hammersmith), Comic Potential, Musical Jigsaw Play, Fool to Yourself, Love Songs for Shopkeepers (Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough), Bouncers, Up ‘n’ Under, The Pro’s, the Cons and a Screw (Derby Playhouse), Big Trouble in the Little Bedroom (Hull Truck), Amadeus, Four Knights in Knaresborough, Romeo and Juliet, Sweeney Todd, Buddy’s Song (New Vic Newcastle-Under-Lyme), Relatively Speaking (tour and Yvonne Arnaud Guildford), Little Shop of Horrors and A Family Affair (New Wolsey Ipswich), Neville’s Island (Belgrade Coventry and Worcester Swan), Blood Brothers (Frankfurt).

Television includes Scott & Bailey, Tales From the Old Bailey, Thank God You’re Here, Ashes to Ashes, Spooks, New Tricks, Casualty, Head over Heels (also recorded the title song), Murder Rooms.

Radio includes The Barchester Chronicles, Two to Tandem, Men Who Sleep in Cars.

Films include Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd, Hilary and Jackie, Susie Gold, The Tales of Despereaux, Muppets Most Wanted, Gli Zii.

Trained at LAMDA.




Previously at Chichester The Husbands in The Visit, William in London Assurance (Festival Theatre), Yanni in Aristo, Dull in Love’s Labour’s Lost (Minerva Theatre).

Theatre includes Pierrepoint in Hangmen (Royal Court and Wyndhams), Orson Welles in Orson’s Shadow (Southwark Playhouse), Charles II in The Libertine (Glasgow Citizens), Sainsbury in Donkeys’ Years (Rose Theatre Kingston), Nidge in Unscorched (Finborough), The Performer in White Rabbit Red Rabbit (Live Theatre), Chris Mullin in A Walk On Part (Live Theatre, Soho Theatre and Arts Theatre. Journal Award for Performing Artist of the Year), Autolycus / Antigonus in The Winter’s Tale (Headlong), Asriel in His Dark Materials, Gordon in Neville’s Island, Kerner in Hapgood, Astrov in Uncle Vanya (Birmingham Rep), Man in Absurdia, Woodenshoes in The Front Page (Donmar Warehouse), Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Bernard Nightingale in Arcadia (Bristol Old Vic and Birmingham Rep).

Television includes Rillington Place, Victoria, Witless, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret, The Escape Artist, Whitechapel, Big Bad World, Silk, Holby City, Criminal Justice, Heartbeat, Broken News, Brief Encounters, Doctors, My Family, Peep Show, EastEnders, Lee Evans - So What Now?, Chambers, Kiss Me, Kate, People Like Us, Pure Wickedness, Boyz Unlimited.

Radio includes The Physicists.

Films include Heart of Lightness, Leave to Remain, Skyfall, Thunderpants, Firelight.




Theatre includes Eric in Les Blancs (National Theatre), Brisker / Franz Roper in The Christmas Truce, Dumaine in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Claudio in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Pharus in American Trade, Florizel in The Winter’s Tale, Lucius / Rumulus in Julius Caesar (Ian Charleson Award Nomination), Arsei in The Grain Store, Mardian in Antony and Cleopatra, Edmund in King Lear (RSC), Marmaduke in Orlando and Linden in The Cracks in My Skin (Manchester Royal Exchange), Marvin in But I Could Only Whisper (Arcola Theatre), Delio in The Duchess of Malfi (Old Vic), Oshoosi in The Brothers Size (ATC and Young Vic), Lester in Big White Fog (Almeida Theatre), Crooks in Of Mice and Men (Òran Mór).

Television includes Shetland, Rubenesque, Nearly Famous.

Films include Florence Foster Jenkins, T2: Trainspotting 2.




Previously at Chichester Hannah / Tilda Price / Miss Belvawney / Opera Singer in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (Festival Theatre, tour, Gielgud Theatre and Toronto).

Theatre includes Kara in Hero’s Welcome and Rosemary / Paula / Polly / Milly / Doreen in Confusions (Stephen Joseph Theatre), Staff Nurse Peachey in The Christmas Truce, Jaquenetta in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Margaret in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Lady Le Brun / Green Man in The Heart of Robin Hood (RSC), Mum in The Cat in the Cupboard (Little Angel Theatre), Paula Stiff in Stiffed (Tabard Theatre), Belle / Fred’s Wife in A Christmas Carol (Southwark Playhouse), Serafina Pekkala in His Dark Materials (Birmingham Rep, West Yorkshire Playhouse and tour), Four By Four (Southwark Playhouse), Ladybird / Aunt Sponge in James and The Giant Peach (Octagon Theatre Bolton), Stelmaria / Grimhild in His Dark Materials (National Theatre), Messua in The Jungle Book (Watermill Theatre), Megaera in Androcles and The Lion (The Scoop London), Mouse in The Gruffalo (Tall Stories), Bella in Zagazoo (Nottingham Playhouse), Watkins in Around the World in Eighty Days (Liverpool Playhouse), Story Teller in Our Thing (Gate Theatre), Ero / Echo in Pandemonium – a Greek Myth Adventure (Wisepart Productions).

Television includes Grandpa in My Pocket, Cul de Sac, The Office Christmas Specials, The Office (series 1 and 2).

Films include the short This Way Out, Blank Canvas.




Theatre includes Sergeant Yallop in The Christmas Truce, Dull in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Sexton in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) (RSC), One Round in The Ladykillers (Vaudeville, UK tour and Gielgud), Willis’s Servant in the Madness of George III (Theatre Royal Bath and West End), Sir George Baker/Sir Boothby Skrymshir in The Madness of George III (Theatre Royal Bath), Clement Mercer in Where We Are Married (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre), Sid in Enjoy (Theatre Royal Bath, UK tour and West End), Security Man in Single Spies (Theatre Royal Bath and UK tour), Geoff Hammond / Robert Crosbie in The Letter (tour and West End), Head G Man in You Can’t Take It With You (Southwark Playhouse), Jason in Pressure (Transparent Theatre), Khokariov in The Marriage and Ed in The International Stud (Theatre West Bristol), Aegeus in Medea (Not Without Cause).

Television includes Five Daughters, The Giblet Boys, Casualty.

Radio and audio includes Cornish Seals, Wild Mountain Goats, The Lifesize Zoetrope, Chicken Run 2, Rude Night, World Cup Stories, A Mile in Their Shoes, Claws, Impossible Journeys, Mr Acoustic Looks for Love, The Angels Be With Us By Mark Fusek-Peters.

Films include Mouth to Mouth.

Trained at Rose Bruford College.




Theatre includes Barnbow Canaries (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Nell Gwynn (Apollo), The Christmas Truce, Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) (RSC), Squirrels (Orange Tree Theatre), The Madness of George III (Apollo and UK tour), The History Boys (West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK tour), An Inspector Calls, Vincent in Brixton, The Shape of Things (Theatre by the Lake), The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Royal & Derngate Northampton), Kes (Liverpool Playhouse and UK tour), Enjoy (Gielgud and UK tour).

Trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.




Theatre includes Demetrius in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Private Tallis in The Christmas Truce, Footman in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Borachio in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Snout / Peaseblossom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (all RSC), Anita and Me (Stratford East), The Wind in the Willows, Arthur and George, East is East (Birmingham Rep), What You Will (Shakespeare’s Globe), Leaving Planet Earth (Grid Iron and Edinburgh International Festival), Stand Up Diggers All (Pentabus Theatre and Lattitude Festival), The League of Youth, She Stoops to Conquer (Nottingham Playhouse), Invasion! (Soho Theatre), Romeo and Juliet, Lisa’s Sex Strike (Northern Broadsides), Indian Ink (Salisbury Playhouse), The Marriage of Figaro (Tara Arts), East is East (York Theatre Royal), A Passage to India (Shared Experience), Mother Goose and the Wolf (Greenwich Theatre), Punchkin, Enchanter (London Bubble).

Television includes The Job Lot, Doctors, Coronation Street, Primeval, Love Soup, Judge John Deed, The Bill, Casualty.

Radio includes Letters from Young Indian Revolutionary, Bindi Business.

Trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.




Theatre includes Boyet in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Friar Francis in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), Colonel Faulkner / Erich in Christmas Truce (RSC), Casaubon in Middlemarch, The Hermit in Next Time I’ll Sing to you (Orange Tree Theatre), Robert Murrison in Cornelius (59E59 NYC and Finborough), Lloyd Dallas in Noises Off (New Wolsey Ipswich), Gordon Lowther in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (Assembly Hall Edinburgh), Harold Gorringe in Black Comedy (Watermill Theatre), Prime Minister / Nu Shan in Turandot (Hampstead Theatre), Alan Quine in Donkey’s Years (Sonia Friedman tour), Professor Christopher Riley in Shadowlands, Gerald in Woman in Mind, Winterhaller in Waters of the Moon (Salisbury Playhouse), Philip Lester in A Touch of the Sun (Salisbury Playhouse and tour), Anthony Eden in Eden’s Empire (Finborough), Stephen in Crossings (Arcola Theatre), Castel in The Tunnel (Hill Street Edinburgh and Croydon Warehouse), Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing (US tour), Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night (Brimingham Rep), Roy in Neville’s Island (New Vic Newcastle-Under-Lyme), The Actor in The Women in Black (PW Productions), Robespierre in Danton’s Death (Gate Theatre), The D’Ascoynes in Kind Hearts and Coronets (Palace Theatre Watford), Abel Drugger in The Alchemist (Birmingham Rep and National Theatre), Christmas Past / Undertaker in A Christmas Carol (RSC Barbican), Corvino in Volpone (Birmingham Rep), title role in Doctor Faustus (Playhouse Theatre Nottingham).

Television includes Coronation Street, Silk, Doctors, The Bill, Casualty, Devices and Desires.

Time Out Award for Nathan Leopold Jnr in Never The Sinner (OffStage Theatre London).

Trained at Bristol Old Vic.




Previously at Chichester Kent in King Lear (Minerva Theatre and New York), Charles Condomine in Blithe Spirit (Festival Theatre), Valentine in Valentine’s Day (Minerva Theatre). Also for Festival 2016 Henry in Travels with My Aunt.

Theatre includes Sir Politic in Volpone, Ferneze in The Jew of Malta (RSC), Peter in Relative Values, Fowles in The Old Masters (Harold Pinter Theatre), King Arthur in Spamalot, George in La Cage Aux Folles (Playhouse Theatre), Sir Francis in Charley’s Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory), Captain Hook in Peter Pan (US tour), Larkin in Six Degrees of Separation, Alec in Dolly West’s Kitchen (Old Vic), Fleming in Moonlight and Magnolias (Tricycle Theatre), Arno in Democracy, Gadd in Trelawny of the Wells (National Theatre), John in The Constant Wife (Apollo), Stanley in The Birthday Party (Piccadilly), Russell in Celebration, Bert in The Room (Almeida Theatre and New York), Hamish in Things We Do For Love (Gielgud), Bertie Wooster in By Jeeves (Olivier Award nomination), Jesus in Godspell (Duke of York’s), Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera (Shaftesbury), Dexter in Exclusive (Novello), Lord Brocklehurst in The Admirable Crichton (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Macaulay Connor in High Society (Victoria Palace), Tony in West Side Story (Her Majesty’s).

Television includes Humans, Silent Witness, Poirot, Privates, Taggart, Foyle’s War, Wallander, Boy A, Distant Shores, Spooks, MIT, Heartbeat, Jeffrey Archer – The Truth, Murder in Mind, Nothing But The Truth, Pipedreams, Trouble and Strife, Just William, Lovejoy, The Cedar Tree, Blake’s 7.

Film’s include Dr Richard Hammer in Return to House on Haunted Hill, Conspiracy, Pass Over, Julius Caesar, Aces High.




Theatre includes The Christmas Truce, Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, The Indian Boy (RSC), Tartuffe, Heather Gardner, Outskirts, The Wicked Cooks (Birmingham Rep), Hamlet (Sheffield Crucible), In the Club (Hampstead Theatre), The Merchant of Venice (Arcola Theatre), Journey’s End (New Ambassadors), Gone to Earth (Shared Experience), The God Botherers, On the Out (Bush Theatre), Pat and Margaret (Salisbury Playhouse), The Glee Club (Bush Theatre and Duchess), Tragedy – A Tragedy (Gate Theatre), Best Mates (National Theatre tour), The Winter’s Tale (Southwark Playhouse), Enjoy (Nottingham Playhouse), Rhinoceros, The Beaux’ Stratagem (Nuffield Theatre Southampton), True Love Romances (Old Red Lion), Neaptide, The Garden of England, True Dare Kiss, Command or Promise, Antigone, Tales from Hollywood (National Theatre), Ballroom (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Artists and Admirers (Riverside Studios), The Fool (Royal Court).

Television includes Doctors, Lennon Naked, Holby City, The Bill, Family Affairs, Judge John Deed, The Rotters Club, The Inspector Lynley Mysteries, The Story of Tracy Beaker, The Basil Brush Show, Dangerfield, Full Stretch, True Crimes, Sam Saturday, Specials, Casualty, Paradise Club, Playing for Real, Boon, A Family Man, Holding the Fort, Juliet Bravo, Angels, Over There, Get Some In, Crown Court, Doctor Who, Z-Cars, No Honestly, Hunters Walk, Please Sir.

Radio includes A Small Town Murder, Crime and Trial, Boogie Up the River, Never the Same Again.

Films include Sylvia, In Search of Gregory.




Theatre includes Lancelot / cover King Arthur in Spamalot, cover Che in Evita (Dominion and European tour), Disciple / cover Peter in Jesus Christ Superstar Arena Spectacular (UK and Australian tour), Spamalot (Playhouse), Uncle Ernie in The Who’s Tommy! (English Theatre Frankfurt and European tour), Eugene / cover Vince Fontaine / Teen Angel / Doody in Grease (Piccadilly, Victoria Palace and UK tour), Ensemble / cover Cousin Kevin / Young Tommy in Tommy! (UK tours), Seabee in South Pacific (Broadway production UK tour), Brad in The Rocky Horror Show (European tour), Spend! Spend! Spend! (English Theatre Frankfurt), Benjamin in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Griffo in The Corsican Brothers and Tim Murphy in The Telephone Girls (Gaiety Theatre Isle of Man), Babbies in the Wood (Theatre Royal York), Duckling / cover Cat in Honk! (Landor Theatre London), Dandini in Cinderella and Prince in Snow White (Regent Theatre Stoke), Lead Vocalist on P&O Artemis (world cruise).

Films include Muppets Most Wanted.




Theatre includes Slightly in Wendy & Peter Pan, Smith in The Christmas Truce, Footman in Love’s Labour’s Lost / Balthasar in Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) (RSC), George in Miss Nightingale (New Wolsey Theatre and tour), Rochester in The Brontës of Dunwich, Wyndham Thomas in Parkway Dreams (Eastern Angles), John in The Way of the World, Albert Prosser in Hobson’s Choice (Sheffield Crucible), Scripps in The History Boys (Theatre Royal Bath and tour), Ray in Saturday Night (Jermyn Street and Arts Theatre), Jasper in Murder Mystery Musical (George Square Edinburgh Festival), Wesley in The Time of Your Life (Finborough).

Recordings include Cymbeline, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labour’s Won and Love’s Labour’s Lost (RSC), Through the Looking Glass (IT&M Productions).

Radio includes Him in The Cross (Urban Scrawl).

Trained at Rose Bruford College.




Theatre includes Brenda-Marie in Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis (Hull Truck and Octagon Theatre Bolton), Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol (Pegasus Theatre), Petra in An Enemy of The People, Molly Thompson in The Family Way, Ada in Hindle Wakes, Tinkerbell in Peter Pan (Octagon Theatre Bolton), Medusa in Medusa (Bristol Old Vic), Emily Brown in Emily Brown and the Thing (Tall Stories), She in Bear (Paulden Hall Productions), Will Scarlet in Robin Hood (Oxford Playhouse), Anna in Tea Time (Polka Theatre and Oxford Playhouse), The Oracle in Sam Rose in the Shadows, Little Musician in The Golden Cowpat, Tim in Tim and Light (Tucked in Productions), Vix / Folk Musician in The Folk Contraption (Rogues’ Gallery).

Films include the BAFTA longlisted short The Listener.

Theatre Awards nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (The Family Way), Manchester Theatre Awards nomination for Best Newcomer and Spotlight Award for Best Actress (National Student Drama Festival).

Trained at The Oxford School of Drama.



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Theatre includes Alligators (Hampstead Theatre), An Audience with Jimmy Savile (Park Theatre), Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Christmas Truce (RSC), The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe and tour), Forever House (Drum Theatre Plymouth) Charley’s Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory), Don Juan Comes Back from the War (National Theatre Studios and Finborough), Earthquakes in London (Headlong tour), The Heretic (Royal Court), Counted (Look Left Look Right and tour), Pride and Prejudice (Theatre Royal Bath and tour), Found in the Ground (The Wrestling School), Harvest (Oxford Playhouse and tour).

Television includes Father Brown, Whitechapel, Eggbox, Holby City, EastEnders, Midsomer Murders.

Radio includes The Weather Girl.

Trained at RADA.

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DirectorChristopher Luscombe

Christopher Luscombe began his career as an actor, spending seven years with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and went on to appear at the National Theatre and in the West End.

Previously at Chichester played Benedict Hough in A Small Family Business and Beverly Carlton in The Man Who Came to Dinner (Festival Theatre). Also for Festival 2016 directed Travels With My Aunt (Minerva Theatre).

Recent directing credits include Nell Gwynn (Shakespeare’s Globe and Apollo. Olivier Award for Best New Comedy), While The Sun Shines (Theatre Royal Bath).

London directing credits include The Shakespeare Revue (Barbican and Vaudeville), Star Quality, The Madness of George III (Apollo), Home and Beauty (Lyric), Fascinating Aida – One Last Flutter (Harold Pinter. Olivier Award nomination for Best Entertainment), The Comedy of Errors, The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Enjoy (Gielgud), Alphabetical Order (Hampstead), When We Are Married (Garrick. Olivier Award nomination for Best Revival), The Rocky Horror Show and Spamalot (Playhouse).

Other directing credits include Masterpieces (Birmingham Rep), Little Shop of Horrors, The History Boys (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Henry V (Chicago), Hay Fever (Minneapolis), Candida (Ocford Stage Company), Things We Do for Love (Harrogate), The Likes of Us (Sydmonton Festival), Arms and the Man (Salisbury), Hobson’s Choice (Sheffield Crucible), A Small Family Business (Watford Palace) and tours of The Importance of Being Earnest, Tell Me on a Sunday, The Lady in the Van, Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, Single Spies, Dandy Dick and Blue/Orange.

Read English at Cambridge University.

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DesignerSimon Higlett

Previously at Chichester where Simon is Associate Designer ‘Mrs Pat’, Amadeus, Stevie (also Hampstead Theatre), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Singin’ in the Rain (also world tour), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Yes, Prime Minister, Collaboration / Taking Sides, Nicholas Nickleby (all West End transfers), A Marvellous Year for Plums, The Grapes of Wrath, The Circle, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, The Barchester Chronicles.

Current, recent and forthcoming designs Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse and major UK tour), Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury (West End and USA), Hobson’s Choice (West End), Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) (RSC), Derren Brown’s new show Miracle, The Importance of Being Earnest (Washington DC), Present Laughter, She Stoops To Conquer (Theatre Royal Bath). Later in 2016 The Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera), Big The Musical.

Other highlights The Magic Flute (Scottish Opera), When We Are Married, The Rivals, Derren Brown – Infamous, Man and Boy, Hay Fever, Of Mice and Men, Amy’s View (all West End), Enemies, Whistling Psyche and The Earthly Paradise(Almeida), The Accidental Death Of An Anarchist (Donmar Warehouse), The Force of Change (Royal Court), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Stockholm), An Ideal Husband, Mrs Warren’s Profession (Washington DC), Haunted (NYC Brits Off Broadway), Pygmalion (Old Vic), Singer, A Russian In The Woods and Thomas More (RSC), The Brothers Karamzov (Manchester Royal Exchange), To Kill A Mockingbird (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Norman Conquests (Birmingham Rep).

Simon designs for opera worldwide and is the recipient of the Manchester Theatre Award for Best Design  (Wonderful Town), two TMA Best Design Awards (Elizabeth Rex and Three Sisters) and Helen Hayes Best Design Award (Lady Windermere’s Fan).

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MusicNigel Hess

Previously for Chichester Henry VIII, The Sisterhood, Love for Love.

Nigel Hess works extensively as a composer and conductor in television, theatre, film and the concert hall. He has composed music for more than twenty RSC productions and received the New York Drama Desk Award for Much Ado About Nothing and Cyrano de Bergerac on Broadway. He has also composed for Shakespeare’s Globe, and scores have included The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, Henry VIII, The Knight of the Burning Pestle and Nell Gwynn.

His scores for American and British television include A Woman of Substance, Vanity Fair, Campion, Maigret, Dangerfield, Just William, Wycliffe and New Tricks. He has received the Ivor Novello Award twice for Best TV Theme (Hetty Wainthrop Investigates and Testament), and is well-known to Classic FM listeners for his film soundtrack to Ladies in Lavender played by violinist Joshua Bell and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Nigel’s music for the concert hall is played worldwide and includes a Piano Concerto (Classical Brits Nomination for Composer of the Year) commissioned by HRH The Prince of Wales in memory of his grandmother which was premièred and recorded by internationally-renowned pianist Lang Lang; A Christmas Overture commissioned by John Rutter and premièred by the RPO at the Royal Albert Hall; Jubilate Deo commissioned by the City of Birmingham Orchestra, and A Celebration Overture commissioned by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. His music for symphonic wind band is also performed globally, and includes commissions from the Royal Air Force and the Band of the Coldstream Guards.

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Lighting DesignerOliver Fenwick

Theatre includes Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won), The Jew of Malta, Wendy and Peter Pan, The Winter’s Tale, The Taming of The Shrew, Julius Caesar, The Drunks, The Grain Store (RSC), The Motherf**ker with the Hat, The Holy Rosenburgs, The Passion, Happy Now? (National Theatre), Lela & Co, Routes, The Witness and Disconnect (Royal Court), The Vote, Berenice, Huis Clos (Donmar Warehouse), My City, Ruined (Almeida Theatre), The Invisible Hand, Multitudes, Paper Dolls, Bracken Moor, Handbagged (Tricycle Theatre), Red Velvet, Di and Viv and Rose, Handbagged, The Importance of Being Earnest, Bakersfield Mist, The Madness of George III, Ghosts, Kean, The Solid Gold Cadillac, The Secret Rapture (West End), To Kill A Mockingbird (tour and Barbican), The King’s Speech (tour), After Miss Julie (Young Vic), Saved, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Lyric Hammersmith), To Kill A Mockingbird, Hobson’s Choice, The Beggars Opera (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre)¸ Thérèse Raquin, The Big Meal, King Lear, Candida (Theatre Royal Bath, Traverse Theatre and Bush Theatre), Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park With George (Théâtre du Châtelet Paris), A Number, Travels With My Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory), Reasons To Be Happy, Private Lives, The Giant, Glass Eels, Comfort Me with Apples (Hampstead Theatre), Pride and Prejudice, Hamlet, The Caretaker, The Comedy of Errors and Iphigenia (Sheffield Crucible).

Opera includes Werther (Scottish Opera), The Merry Widow (Opera North and Sydney Opera House), Samson et Delilah, Lohengrin, The Trojan Trilogy, The Nose and The Gentle Giant (ROH).

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ChoreographerJenny Arnold

Previous collaborations with Christopher Luscombe Spamalot (tour and West End), The Rocky Horror Show (UK tour, West End and Korea), The History Boys (UK tour), The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare’s Globe), Enjoy (UK tour and West End), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), The Shakespeare Revue (RSC and Vaudeville), Masterpieces (Birmingham Rep) and The Likes of Us.

Theatre includes A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatre Royal Bath), Orpheus in the Underworld (Opera della Luna), Company (LIPA), A Little Night Music, Nymph Errant (Mountview), Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz (Birmingham Rep and West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Sorcerer (Buxton Festival), Salad Days (UK tour), The Witches (Birmingham Rep, West End and tour), Arcadia (Bristol Old Vic), Ben Elton’s Popcorn (Apollo), Maddie (Lyric Hammersmith), Guys and Dolls and Chicago (director and choreographer Bermuda), HMS Pinafore, The Merry Widow, The Mikado (ODL UK tour), La Traviata (Belfast Castleward Opera), Into the Woods (Royal Academy of Music).

She was nominated for the Olivier Award and the WhatsOnStage Award for her choreography of Jerry Springer – The Opera (National Theatre, Cambridge Theatre and Sydney Opera House).

She has directed and choreographed numerous pantomimes and children’s arena shows including Noddy and Milkshake! Live and was assistant director and choreographer on the arena tour of Doctor Who Live.

Film and television includes Nativity, Confetti, Russel Howard’s Good News, The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson, Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle, Marie Lloyd, The Adventures of Fanny Hill, An Audience with Al Murray, Kombat Opera, Most Mysterious Murders, Sherlock Holmes, An Audience with Harry Hill, The All New Harry Hill Show.

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Sound DesignerJeremy Dunn

Jeremey is Head of RSC Sound, responsible for sound and communications for all RSC productions.

Sound Designs include New England, A Month in the Country, The Canterbury Tales, A New Way to Please You, Troilus and Cressida, Pericles, Misha’s Party, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet (Courtyard Theatre), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Novello), The Taming of the Shrew (RSC and UK tour), Boris Godunov, Troilus and Cressida, Antony and Cleopatra (Swan Theatre), Love’s Labour’s Lost / Much Ado About Nothing (or Love’s Labour’s Won) (Royal Shakespeare Theatre), Nell Gwynn (Apollo), Don Quixote (Swan Theatre) and Seasons at the Bristol Old Vic, and touring with a variety of shows designing and operating musicals, operetta and new work, including a musical version of Doctor Who.

Jeremy is currently ‘everything sound’ for Spotlight Theatre Group, producing a summer musical for Children in North London.

Trained at Northcott Theatre University of Exeter.

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Casting DirectorsGabrielle Dawes and Helena Palmer

Gabrielle Dawes is a freelance Casting Director, and an Associate of Chichester Festival Theatre since 2006.

Theatre at Chichester over 40 productions including Taken At Midnight, Neville’s Island, King Lear (and BAM New York), The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Singin’ in the Rain, Private Lives, South Downs / The Browning Version, Yes, Prime Minister, Taking Sides, Collaboration (all of which transferred to the West End); Stevie (and Hampstead Theatre), Top Girls (and Trafalgar Studios), Bingo (and Young Vic) and Macbeth (and West End, BAM and Broadway).

Also in Season 2016 Travels with My Aunt, Ross, First Light, FRACKED!.

Further West End theatre includes The Importance of Being Earnest with David Suchet, Blithe Spirit with Angela Lansbury, The King’s Speech, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Days of Rain, A Round Heeled Woman, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Onassis, Treasure Island, Hobson’s Choice (Jonathan Church Productions and Bath Theatre Royal), Single Spies (Mark Goucher Productions), The Norman Conquests (Old Vic and Broadway), All About My Mother (Old Vic), Top Girls (Out of Join tour); productions for Hampstead Theatre, Headlong, Theatre Royal Bath and Sheffield Theatres, Caroline, or Change, Elmina’s Kitchen, The Pillowman, Coram Boy (National Theatre 2000-2006).

Future productions in development include West End shows for Nimax, CMP & Stanhope Productions.

Television credits include Macbeth directed by Rupert Goold, Harold Pinter’s Celebration, Elmina’s Kitchen by Kwame Kwei-Armah.

Films include Perdie (BAFTA Award for Best Short Film), The Suicide Club.

Casting Assistant: Sophie Kingston-Smith.

Helena Palmer has been Casting Director at the RSC since 2008.

Theatre includes work at Manchester Royal Exchange and the National Theatre. Freelance projects include productions for Theatre Royal Bath, Nuffield Theatre, Northcott Theatre and Glasgow Tramway.

For television and film she was Associate at Cannon Dudley and Associates, working on a variety of US and European screen projects. Freelance projects include numerous episodes of The Bill.

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Associate DirectorGuy Unsworth

Directing credits The Food of Love (Cadogan Hall), A Whirligig of Time (RSC), Cool Rider (Lyric Hammersmith and Duchess), The Collector, Death and the Maiden (English Theatre Frankfort), A Night with Bonnie Langford (London Hippodrome), Farragut North (Southwark Playhouse. Broadway World Award Nomination for Best Director of a Play), Sweet Smell of Success, Company (Arts Educational), Marguerite (Tabard Theatre), Fresher the Musical (Pleasance Theatre, Islington and Edinburgh), Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me (Cockpit Theatre), Play-in-a-Day Series (London Bridge Tunnels), Metamorphosis (British American Drama Academy), The Bear Who Paints (Pleasance Edinburgh), Proof (NSDF Finals. Directors Guild of Great Britain Award for Best New Director), Billy, The Ghost Train, Into the Woods, Humble Boy, Disco Pigs, Company, The Good Person of Sichuan, Merrily We Roll Along, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Lucky Stiff, The Laramie Project. Associate on The 90th Birthday Celebrations for Her Majesty the Queen, Spamalot (Harold Pinter and Playhouse Theatre), Travels With My Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory); Resident on Dandy Dick (UK tour); Creative Associate on Megan Mullally and Supreme Music Program (Vaudeville); Assistant Director on The Beggar’s Opera (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Tick Tick… BOOM! (Duchess), Oleanna (Octogon Theatre Bolton).

Trained at University of Nottingham, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and London College of Music.