Steve Blacker - featuring in "Scab" by Luke Stapleton
Steve Blacker trained at ALRA.
Theatre includes – Horatio (Hamlet) Rose Playhouse, Benedick (Much Ado about Nothing) Professional Help Productions; Malvolio (Twelfth Night) English Repertory Theatre; Understudy/ASM Mr Crumb (Mr Stink, No 1 tour) Kenny Wax Productions, dir Matthew White; P.J, (Camp Horror) dir Heather Brothers; Elwood Blues (Universal Studio’s Japan); George Harrison (Palketto Stage) Italian tour.
Film includes – Little Star, Elan productions; Follow me and Poster Boy (both for Occasional films) 1603 (Film Coolio); RagTag (Muka Flicks).
Writing includes – Ghost Hunt (Chelsea Theatre); Poster Boy (for Occasional films).
A lifelong fan of new writing, Steve is delighted to be a part of Saw It Here First Productions and to have the opportunity to present this wonderful piece.
Darrel Draper - "Stumpy" in "Lord and Master" by Pete Barrett
Darrel Draper is a trained and experienced actor, writer and director. He is co-directing this piece and you can see some of his own writing at the Pleasance Theatre on the 19th of November. His independent film company 'Magic Eye Pictures' have just released their debut short film 'Making A Killing', in which Darrel stars, and is available to watch on YouTube ( https://youtu.be/8MDj3ai3A00 )
Andrew Alton-Read - "Lord Radshaw" in "Lord and Master" by Pete Barrett
Andrew Alton-Read trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in Acting and Musical Theatre. He began his career with Warner’s and Shearing’s Holidays working with performers such as Joe Pasquale, Bert Weedon, Tom O’Connor to name but a few. Since then he has worked in theatre, TV and film. His most recent work has been the multi award winning short film ’To The Power of Ten’ as Father and the psychological horror ‘In2ruders’ as Gynaecologist. His most recent theatre work playing psychopathic therapist Vince in ‘Persons Unknown’ at ‘The Canal Cafe Theatre.’ He has also worked as a vocalist, directed and worked as a voiceover artist.
Aimee Cullen - "Shelley" in "Good Morning Mr. Kenley" by Steven Lancefield
Aimee Cullen has been involved with screen and theatre projects with credits including BBC's "Holby City", a scandalous "Anne Boleyn" in Howard Brenton's stage play and various shorts.
Aimee is a National Youth Theatre member and a Brit School graduate. She is also a voice over artist and Audio Describer who has worked for clients such as ITV, Netflix, Channel 5 and Discovery.
Ian Black - "Mr. Kenley" in "Good Morning Mr. Kenley" by Steven Lancefield
Ian Black has been in the acting business for twenty five years – from playing Fleshcreep in "Jack & The Beanstalk" (Leeds Civic) and the Nazi Dr Heimerich in "The 4th Reich" (Feature), to Jesus (numerous times) in productions of the Leeds and Chester "Mystery Cycles" - he’s run the full gamut of Baddy to Goody. When asked once what his favourite role was, he replied “The one I’m currently playing – it’s the one that’s always full of possibility”.
Matthew Vickers - "Lord Bricklebeck" in "My Home, My Castle" by John Hill
Matthew Vickers has been acting on stage for 20 years now as well as being a Voice Over artist. Recent stage credits are Bernard in 'Arcadia' and David and Julian in 'Table', both for The Tower Theater in Stoke Newington. Matthew wrote the script and voiced the Audio Description for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald for Warner Brothers, as well as many other titles for E1, Disney and various Independents. He is very much looking forward to playing Lord Bricklebeck, a very fruity character indeed.
Georgia Nicholson - "Edie Bowprey" in "Old Aquatics" by Steven Korbar
Georgia trained at ALRA and was able to pursue her training thanks to the support of lovely people - including the wonderful family that are we are raising funds for.
Credits include- ‘Inspector George Gently’ for BBC, ‘The Cinder Path’, ‘The Dolly Mixtures’, ‘The Lambton Worm’ and ‘My Uncle Freddie’ for The Customs House, ‘Carnivores’ and ‘The Pillory’ for Little Pieces of Gold at Southwark Playhouse, ‘A Dickensian Christmas’ for Burbage/ Ha-Hum-Ah Theatre, ‘Sweethearts’ for Red Fire Productions, Aladdin’ for Whitley Bay Playhouse, and most recently ‘Beauty and the Beast’ for The Customs House. She also featured in a commercial campaign for J C Penney across the US. Georgia is thrilled to be a part of this new writing showcase and most importantly, to be raising funds for a family that means so much to her, in memory of beautiful Joey.
Paul-D Stephenson - "Executioner" in "What's A Little Axe Between Friends?“ by Joe Starzyk.
Paul-D Stephenson graduated from Mountview Theatre School and the University of Wolverhampton. He has worked with many theatre companies including the Oxfordshire Touring Theatre Company, The Comedy School, Gordon Kenney Productions and Spontaneous Productions in shows “The Delicious Revenge of Princess Rubyslippers,” “It’s No Joke,” “Profumo: The Musical” and “Three Little Pigs Go West”. He is also a regular performer with Chaplins Pantomime Company, starring in “Dick Whittington,” “Jack and the Beanstalk” and “Treasure Island.”
He has featured in independent films such as: “Schizophrenia and Me and Me,” which was accepted in the Cannes film festival’s Short film corner in 2011 and a feature, “The Rajini Effect,” which won the Audience Award at the Indian Film Festival in Stuttgart.
Paul-D enjoys bringing people’s ideas and visions to life. Full of energy and 100% committed to roles he’s trusted with.
Roel Fox - "Man" in "Chekovian" by David Hendon
Roel Fox's stage credits include West Side Story, Over The Ukrain-bow, The History Of Cardenio, The Vikings At Helgeland, Miranda, Cymbeline, The Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Midsummer Night's Dream (2x), Twelfth Night, Stockwell Rising. Next to acting Roel has also been Musical Director and/or composer/musician for: Fury, The Shape of Things, Twelfth Night, Blink, The Toad in The Hole. And also Assistant Director for: Pool (No Water) and 4.48 Psychosis.
Matt Blin — “Actor" in "Chekovian" by David Hendon, Directed by Natalya Micic
Matt is a Northern actor with dual English/French heritage. He is drama school trained and currently signed to 34 Talent Management. Matt has worked on both Short and Feature Films and continues to expand his portfolio on screen. Recently Matt played the dark character 'Uncle Jolly' in a new writing piece created by The Artists Umbrella, performed both at RADA Studios and Chelsea Theatre.
Pamela Hall - "Jennie" in "Post, Tweet, Like, Repeat" by Laura Shoebottom, directed by Gwenan Bain.
Pamela Hall moved to Canada as a child where she trained in Drama and Music before returning to the UK to develop her career as both an actress and a singer. She has worked in touring and regional theatre throughout the UK as well as on the London fringe. Other work has included TV, commercials, voiceovers and presenting as well as roles in a number of independent short and feature films. Pamela has sung with numerous choral ensembles as well as performing solo recitals and cabaret, with a particular bent towards Musical Theatre repertoire. Pamela is a qualified voice coach and is on staff at Laine Theatre Arts.
Emily Stride - "Rita" in "So, What Did You Think of the Play?" by David K. Barnes
Emily Stride is an actress and voice over artist from London. Theatre includes Birthday Suit by David K Barnes at Old Red Lion, The Hollow at the Mill at Sonning, Dial M For Murder at Vienna's English Theatre, The Father at Wyndhams Theatre, and Birdsong on a national tour. TV includes The Night Manager and The Worst Witch, and she recently shot a role in Temple for Sky Atlantic. Voice work includes Alien: River of Pain for Audible and a favourite role as Marlene in award winning sitcom podcast Wooden Overcoats.
Kim Featherstone - "Maria" in "Post, Tweet, Like, Repeat" by Laura Shoebottom
Kim Featherstone trained at the Guildford School of Acting, graduating in 2018. Previously, she completed the foundation course in acting at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Kim is hoping to enter the comedy circuit this year, and is in the process of writing stand up material, as well as a one woman show
Ian Hoare - "Husband" in "Let Us Make the Flames of the Revolution Rage Furiously!" by Tom Pauk
Ian Hoare has been involved in drama for many years, mainly as an actor in non-professional stage productions. Since 2002, he has been a member of the Tower Theatre Company, where his roles have included Hamm in Endgame, the Reverend Parris in The Crucible and Otto in The Diary of Anne Frank. He has directed three Tower shows - Hindle Wakes, An Enemy of the People and Antigone. He has also worked at the BBC and as a university lecturer in journalism. He was born and grew up near Camden Town.
Carlotta De Gregori - "Daughter" in "Let Us Make the Flames of the Revolution Rage Furiously!" by Tom Pauk
Carlotta De Gregori is an actress, dancer and actor-combatant from Rome, Italy. She moved to London in 2014 to train as an actor. She recently graduated from Drama Centre London and previously studied at the Court Theatre Training Company. She also spent 8 weeks in Moscow training at the Boris Shchukin Theatre Institute. Freshly out into the industry, she is constantly looking for new and exciting projects to be a part of.
Rosanna Preston - "Wife" in "Let Us Make the Flames of the Revolution Rage Furiously!" by Tom Pauk
Rosanna Preston is returning to the theatre after an extended break. Previous roles have included Sarah Norman in Children of a Lesser God, Catherine Holly in Suddenly Last Summer and Catherine Sloper in the Heiress. More recently Rosanna played the King of France and other roles in the opening production of the Tower Theatre in its new home in Stoke Newington. Rosanna is studying drama at the City Lit Institute and also sings and plays piano.
Gabriel Cagan - "Grotto" in "A Grotty Toilet" by Will Adolphy
Gabriel trained at LAMDA. Previous stage credits include Nate in The Buzz (The Bread and Roses), Stanley in Last Man Standing (Theatre N16), Lee in True West (The Carne Studio Theatre) and Lorenzo in The Merchant of Venice (LAMDA Linbury Studio). He has dual U.K.-US citizenship.
Georgia Richardson - "Carla" in "Post, Tweet, Like, Repeat" by Laura Shoebottom
Georgia Richardson recently graduated from Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts where she spent 3 years training on the BA (Hons) Acting Course. Roles whilst training include Carol in "Road" by Jim Cartwright and Amy in "Company" by Stephen Sondheim. During her studies Georgia was a recipient of the prestigious Laurence Olivier Bursary. Georgia represented Italia Conti as one of twelve finalists in the Stephen Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year. Since graduating she has performed in “Our Day Out” at the Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds as well as numerous projects with the Women’s Refuge.
Victoria Waddington - "Delia" in "One Last Job" by Lloyd Evans.
Victoria Waddington graduated from The London Drama School with distinctions in Acting and Musical Theatre, followed by a 4 month Musical Theatre Course at Associated Studios, Hammersmith. Since then she have done everything from manhandling a giant wet dog to sweeping onstage in a snow-covered sleigh.
Last year, she sang the role of Sister Gudule for the Cast Recording of Musical Of The Year, a character she originated at The Lost Theatre in 2016 and that summer, she took the part of Marie in Mood Kill, a verbatim play focusing on the struggles of male mental health, at The Lion & Unicorn Theatre.
Theatre credits: Petra in A Little Night Music (Bermuda Festival), Closer Than Ever (Edinburgh Festival), Jack’s Mother in Into The Woods (Steiner Theatre), Butch in Snow White & The Seven Poofs (The Green Carnation), Ma in Hansel & Gretel (Hertford Theatre), The Cowardly Lion in The Wizard Of Oz (Colour House Theatre), Marjorie in Birds Of Paradise (The Drayton Arms) and Muriel in When Midnight Strikes (The Drayton Arms).
Cabaret credits: Cabaret Confidential (The Pheasantry), Babes On The Barge (Battersea Barge), Looking For You (Pentameters).
Michael Thyx - "Prisoner" in "What's A Little Axe Between Friends?" by Joe Starzyk
Michael Thyx has been performing for 18 years in the UK and Spain. Theatre highlights include performing twice at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and playing Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing. For the last 10 years Michael has been focusing on TV and film work where he has appeared on numerous TV series such as Eastenders, Downton Abbey, The Night Manager, New Tricks, Call The Midwife, Emmerdale and most recently in Cleaning Up with Sheridan Smith. Film appearances include Rogue One, Justice League, Tomb Raider and The Children Act with Emma Thompson. He also performs as a dancer, most recently in The Favourite with Olivia Coleman and Rachel Weisz. He will soon be appearing on TV again in The Rook with Joely Richardson..
Jordan Wallace - "Drew Hunsler" in "Old Aquatics" by Steven Korbar
Jordan Wallace trained at London's Identity School of Acting and Middleweek Newton Academy. Jordan has been making moves on screen and in theatre. Playing roles from a corrupt police officer in front of the camera to an angel bringing about peace on stage at the Stockwell playhouse. Jordan also has a few exciting new Web Series coming up too.
Laura Shoebottom - "Tammy" in "A Grotty Toilet" by Will Adolphy
Laura Shoebottom is a writer, actor and Joint AD of Thematic Theatre. She has a passion for new writing, site specific theatre and stories that raise awareness for mental health.
Previous roles include ‘Lady Lucilla’ in Clio’s Company’s site specific production ‘Ultima Britannia’ (All Hallows by The Tower) and Jenna in ‘Blue Tights, Red Knickers and an ‘S’ on Her Vest’ (The Bread and Roses Theatre)
Dickon Tolson - "Ron" in "One Last Job" by Lloyd Evans
Born in ‘ammersmith, raised in ‘ackney, and schooled at the Anna Scher Theatre from 1982, Dickon first got paid to act at the tender age of 9. Since then Dickon has only wanted to be an actor. During this time he has amassed a long list of tv credits, doing single or more episodes of ‘Grange Hill', ‘London’s Burning’, ‘The Bill’, ‘Between the lines’, ‘Casualty’, ‘Holby City’, ‘M.I.T’, ‘Eastenders’ (Best episode award at the British soap awards) ‘Cradle to the Grave’, ‘In the Long Run’ etc. He’s also played long running characters in ’Growing Pains’, ‘Mud’, ‘Full Stretch, ‘Sir Gadabout’ (BAFTA nominated) and ‘Peak Practice’. Theatre credits range from Shakespeare’s Scottish play and Titus Andronicus, to One Man Shows and T.I.E tours, not forgetting the ‘Chas and Dave’ Christmas show at the Dominion Theatre! For film he has had character roles in ‘Deep In You’, ’Alive and Kicking’, ’Hot Money’, ‘2 Men went to war’, ‘New Years Day’, ’Wild Bill’, ‘Turnout’, ‘Zebra Crossings’, ‘Eddie the Eagle’ and ‘Rocketman’ due for release later this year… and many others, but in ‘Autumn’ he had the second lead to Dexter Fletcher, and played alongside David Carradine in one of the last films he ever made, and he had a main part in ‘The Journey’ too! Along the way Dickon has also appeared and featured in numerous commercials and music videos at home and abroad.
Lanre Danmola - "Joseph" in "Happy Birthday" by Julian Felice
Lanre Danmola trained at Arts Ed London School (6 month course) and is currently at the Actors Door Studio . In March 2019 Lanre will play Polixenes in A Winter’s Tale at The OSO Arts Centre. Credits include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Greenwich Theatre), N89 (Matchstick Theatre), Julius Caesar (The Courtyard) and Little Pieces of Gold: Exhibit A(Southwark Playhouse).
Drew Paterson - "Michael" in "A Thorn" by Jim Lucason
THEATRE INCLUDES: ‘Mr Gillie’ (Finborough Theatre), ‘The Divide’ (Old Vic), ‘Light Shining in Buckinghamshire’, ‘The Lehman Trilogy’ (National Theatre), ‘The Trial’, ‘Twelfth Night’ (Young Vic), ‘King Lear’, ‘Coriolanus’, ‘Julius Caesar’ (Royal Shakespeare Company), ‘The Treatment’ (Almeida Theatre), ‘Fatherland’ (Frantic Assembly, Lyric Hammersmith).
Drew is a member of the RADA Elders Company from January 2017 to December 2018 appearing in ‘Down the Hatch’, ’Of Blood’ (George Bernard Shaw Theatre)
Crerar Antony - "Georgia" in "Happy Birthday" by Julian Felice
Crerar briefly attended the University of Manchester studying for a BA in Drama before turning her attention to a more practical training programme. Crerar trained at Italia Conti throughout her youth and recently graduated from Fontainebleau School of Acting in Paris. Crerar has been performing for a number of years on top of being a member of the National Team for Gymnastics for 10 years. Credits include, Violet Beauregarde in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre, Royal Windsor), Simba in The Lion King (Italia Conti) and ChaCha Digregorio in Grease (Hurtwood House Productions), Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Andy Johnson). Crerar has also worked both in front and behind the camera in the Film and TV industry. Credits include, The Final Haunting (2014), Big School (2014), In Humans We Trust (2017) Middle You (2017), Close (2019).
Jamie Laird - "Jack" in "So, What Did You Think of the Play?" by David K. Barnes
Jamie Laird's theatre credits include The Boring Room, Sketchageddon (Vaults
Festival), The Haunting, A Scent of Flowers, The Ghost Train (Brockley Jack), Kidnapped (Sell A Door), Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off (Kings Head), The Woyzeck, Abandonment (New Diorama), Bliss Bear, Regretting Dialogue (Arcola), The Most Dangerous Toy (Edinburgh fringe, Theatre503), Twelfth Night (Minack), Macbeth (Bingo Dragon), and King Lear (Rose Bankside).
His voice work includes Dr Who, Survivors (Big Finish), We Happy Few (SignalSpace), Zombies Run (Six to Start), Assassin's Creed (PitStop/UbiSoft), Ryse (Crytek).
Screen credits include Bloody Queens: Elizabeth and Mary, One For The Boys, &
Crimewatch (BBC), The Last Days of Guy Fawkes (C5), The Wee Man
(Carnaby). He also appears in the award-winning short films, Soldier Bee
(d. Alex Hardy), and Mnemophrenia (d. Eirini Konstantinidou).
Euan Macnaughton - "Ray" in "Blind Date" by Tony Deegan
Euan Macnaughton has recently been seen in "MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS". Soon to be seen in Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s "GOOD OMENS" and recently filmed "PENNYWORTH" for Warner Bros. Recent theatre: "I AM OF IRELAND" at The Old Red Lion and "FATAL ENCOUNTER" at The Gordon Craig Theatre Stevenage.
It’s his first time at Theatro Technis.
Laura Trosser - "Sophie" in "Egg In Spoon" by Rachael Carnes
Laura Trosser trained at Harvard University and with the National Youth Theatre. Recent credits include Portia in the Merchant of Venice and Dromio of Syracuse in the Comedy of Errors, both at the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival, and Miss Blake in the National Youth Theatre's production of Blue Stockings at the Yard. Laura prides herself on having been vegan since before it was cool.
Craig Jewitt - "Official" in "Let Us Make the Flames of the Revolution Rage Furiously!" by Tom Pauk
Craig Jewitt trained at the University of Wales and has appeared in "Irish Flames" by John Waller and "Women Dreamt Horse"s by Daniel Veronesa at the ICA London.
Having trained as a singer he recently appeared in "Speed Dating" (The Musical) at the National Theatre Studios.
Craig is working with other actors and writers to bring story telling to screen and theatre.
David Flanagan - "Tadgh" in "A Thorn" by Jim Lucason
David Flanagan's stage credits include Measure for Measure (Donmar Warehouse), The Nutcracker (Royal Albert Hall), The Knitting Pattern (Theatre 503). Screen credits include Dilemma (Kokoe Film), The Nest (BBC Film), Wolf (Flamingo Post), Corpucia (Fuchsia Corner).
Claudette Williams - "Eleanor" in "Egg In Spoon" by Rachael Carnes
Claudette Williams, originally from Canada, trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and The Banff International Centre for the performing Arts. Selected theatre credits include: AS IS, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, SAVE ME, QUE SERA, LIFE ON A DIET,CAN YOU SEE ME YET?, PACK OF LIES, SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR,THE WHOLE TRUTH, THE GRACE OF MARY TRAVERSE, ROMEO AND JULIET, FINDING PAT LOWTHER and THE TROJAN WOMEN.
Film and television credits include: WHIRLPOOL, MEDIATIQUE, THE SONS OF MISTLETOE, THE PRETENDER,IN A HEARTBEAT, PHANTOM OF THE MEGAPLEX, EXHIBIT A, THE SHOW-DOWN, PASSING THE FLAME, A SCATTERING OF SEEDS, ALL THE BEST FOR MOTHER, ABANDONED and THE MARRIAGE COUNSELLOR
Saem Ahmed - "Adam" in "Happy Birthday" by Julian Felice
Saem Ahmed's short film credits include "Missed Connection", "A Brave New World", "Order Up" and "Let the Clock Chime On". Saem has also been involved in educational films, still photography shoots and an online series.