Patrick Godfrey - "John" in "All That Is Gold Does Not Stay" by Elene Hadjidaniel
Film credits include: A Room with a View (James Ivory), Breathe (Andy Serkis), Oliver Twist (Roman Polanski), The History Boys (Nick Hytner), Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh), Les Miserables (Tom Hooper), Ever After (Andy Tennant), Maurice (James Ivory), The Count of Monte Cristo (Kevin Reynolds), The Duchess (Saul Dibb), The Importance of Being Earnest (Oliver Parker), Remains of the Day (James Ivory) and more
TV Credits include: His Dark Materials (BBC), Doc Martin (ITV), Nicholas Nickleby (C4), Midsomer Murders (ITV), Da Vinci's Demons (BBC), Foyles War (ITV), Trial & Retribution (ITV), Heartbeat (ITV), Doctors (BBC), Casualty (BBC), Auf Wiedersehn Pet (BBC), Kavanagh (Carlton), Inspector Morse (ITV), Poirot (ITV), Miss Marple (ITV), A Dance to the Music of Time (YTV) and more
Stage credits include: Witness for the Prosecution (Lucy Bailey, London City Hall), Enemies (Michael Attenborough, Almeida), Twelfth Night (Trevor Nunn, RSC), Here We Go (Dominic Cooke, National Theatre), The Crucible (Tim Sheeder, Regents Park Open Air), His Dark Materials (Nick Hytner, National Theatre), The Broken Heart (Caroline Steinbeis, Shakespeare's Globe) The Iceman Cometh (Howard Davis, Almeida Old Vic & Broadway), Cause Celebre (Thea Sharrock, The Old Vic), As You Like It (Sam West, Sheffield Crucible) and more
Emily Stride - in "A Conversation with the Cutter" by Amanda DiGioia
Flux (Plymouth Fringe Festival), Wide Awake (Southwark Playhouse), The Boring Room (Vault Festival), Birthday Suit (3x Offie Nominated, Old Red Lion), The Hollow (the Mill at Sonning, directed by Brian Blessed), The Father (Wyndham's Theatre), Dial M For Murder (Vienna English Theatre), Birdsong (Original Theatre tour), Volcano (Vaudeville Theatre), Twelfth Night (Rainbow Shakespeare Co).
Television and Film includes:
Emmerdale (ITV), Temple (Sky Atlantic), The Night Manager (BBC/AMC), Acts of Kindness (CNN Create), Philophobia (Fablemaze), A Serial Killer’s Guide To Life (Forward Motion Pictures), Red Kingdom Rising (1406 Pictures), The Worst Witch (CITV), The Moomins (CBBC).
Eastenders: the Podcast (BBC Sounds), Victoriocity (Victoriocity Productions), Wooden Overcoats (Audioscribble), We Fix Space Junk (Battlebird Productions), The Unseen Hour (Unseen Things), Alien: River of Pain (Audible), The Forsythe Chronicles (BBC Radio 4).
Laura Shoebottom - "Megan" in "Unfortunately on this Occasion..." by Tom Pauk
Laura is a writer and actor whose work has been staged in theatres across London and the South West. Copies of her poetry are currently held in the British and Irish National Libraries and she is also working on several projects for the new year. Her recent acting work includes ‘Tammy’ in A Grotty Toilet by Will Adolphy and ‘Kate’ in ‘We Used To Play Together’ by Darrel Draper, which premiered at the Bread and Roses Theatre as part of the Clapham Fringe.
Georgie Halford - "Jan" in "Alternative Therapy" by John Hill
Georgie initially trained at Tring Park School for the Performing Arts, followed by London School of Dramatic Art, The Actors Class London, National Youth Theatre and National Youth Film Academy.
Stage Credits: South Kentish Town (Arcola Theatre), One Born Astride of A Grave (ACT Theatre), Talkabout (Riant Theatre/Rosemary Branch Theatre), The Phallic Earth Society (Old Red Lion Theatre), Blink (Lion and Unicorn Theatre/The Drayton Arms/New Wimbledon Theatre), Borderline (Lion and Unicorn Theatre), Seen and Not Heard (Lion and Unicorn Theatre)
Film Credits: Being Grace (Tapping Frog Productions), A Matter of Causality (Tapping Frog Productions)
Short Film: Ministry of Snitches (NYFA)
Voice Over Credits: Incanti (Almeida Associates), Rocketman (Paramount Pictures)
Megan Jarvie - "Rachel" in "Then and Now" by Colette Cullen
Training: The MGA Academy of Performing Arts / Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Theatre credits include: Frankie in The Countess (Evcol Entertainment); Princess Rose/Queen Geraldine in Sleeping Beauty (The Big Tiny UK); Assistant Director/Intimacy Director on Dogfight (Southwark Playhouse with BTA); Director and soloist in Songs for Jeremy (Southwark Playhouse); Betty in The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Edinburgh Fringe, Beyond Broadway Productions).
Television credits include: Archie the Inventor’s niece Megan in Balamory (CBBC).
Credits whilst training: Gladys in The Pajama Game (Greenwich Theatre, Mountview Academy), Ado Annie/Dance Captain in Oklahoma! (Mountview Academy); Chris in Carrie the Musical (Mountview Academy); Alex in The Distance (Mountview Academy).
Megan is thrilled to be working on "Then and Now" and is so excited for the future of the project. She would like to say a huge thank you to her wonderful friends, her family back home in Scotland and partner for their constant love and ongoing support.
Abbey Gillett - "Sister Margarita" in "Teachers" by Nicole Adams
Abbey is an actor, writer and the associate artist of the female-led, inclusive theatre company StrikeUp Theatre. She concluded 2019 with the scratch night debut of her one-woman show ‘Monobog’ at the Cockpit Theatre, ahead of developing it with StrikeUp. Most recently she appeared in 'Macbeth' directed by Hal Chambers (Donmar Warehouse, Oxford Playhouse) for RBL Theatre Company and 'The Memory of Water' at The Old Red Lion. This year she will perform in the two-hander 'Silent Generation', a redeveloped production of StrikeUp's Arts Council 2019 sell-out show.
Conor O'Rourke - "Stilgoe" in "Teachers" by Nicole Adams
Conor is a recent graduate from Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama where he completed an MA in Musical Theatre. He recently appeared as the Policeman in Whistle Down the Wind at The Union Theatre. Whilst training, roles included Swaby in Betty Blue Eyes, ensemble in One More Look (Sherman Theatre) and featured soloist in Christmas on Broadway."
Harry George Taylor - "James" in "Slave Labour" by Darrel Draper
Harry has studied acting for 3 years at the University of Greenwich, taking on roles while studying such as Deeley (Old Times), Mr. Twit (The Twits), Harry Brewer (Our Country's Good) and recently playing Tom of 'We Used To Play Together' at the Bread & Roses Theatre. He has performed with multiple dance companies growing up, has been in various features and short films and has taken part in numerous immersive theatre productions, including 'House of Horrors' and 'Once Upon a Time' (with Unique Experiences).
Kaigan Garcia - "A (later John)" in "Ten Minutes" by Julian Felice
Kaigan is originally from the British overseas territory, Gibraltar. He moved over to the UK in 2012 to initially study Drama & Theatre Arts and later went on to take the MA Acting course at ArtsEd. His most recent work was a short film titled “As It Comes” and prior to that he was part of the 12 week run of Evita that played at the Phoenix Theatre in 2017. Kaigan has a natural flair for comedy, especially physical comedy, and is very keen to bring his skills to this piece and help raise money for a fantastic charity
Meg Lake - "Liaison Officer" in "Slave Labour" by Darrel Draper
Meg is an accomplished actor, graduating from East 15 with an MA Distinction in 2016. Her theatre credits include the award-winning production of A Bench at the Edge (Tristan Bates), Something for the Men (Baron’s Court Theatre), Scapegoat (Soho Theatre / Cockpit Theatre), Metamorphoses Festivals 1 and 2 (Bread & Roses / Waterloo East, respectively), Heroines (Churchill Theatre, Bromley / Theatre N16), The Thing She Left Behind (Stockwell Playhouse) and Homo Superior (Tristan Bates).
Meg has appeared in several short films and comedy web series, and played Queen Mary in the feature film Born A King, directed by the award-winning Spanish director Agusti Villaronga.
Miranda Colmans - "Doctor Mort" in "Indignitas" by Jonathan Skinner
Miranda is a critically acclaimed actress and writer, having performed all over the UK and internationally on stage. She has worked on screen on numerous short films, features, TV and commercial projects.
Danny Stokes - "Smiley" in "The Fail of Man" by Russell Nichols
Danny graduated from the Birmingham School of Acting in 2009 and was named as one of The Stage's top picks of the BSA London showcase the same year.
Since graduating, Danny has worked extensively within TV and Theatre both in the UK and internationally with credits including Shaggy in ‘Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of The Pyramid’, Dan in ‘Potted Potter’ and numerous appearances in Doctors for the BBC.
TV Credits: Doctors (BBC), Black Mirror (Channel 4), Silent Witness (BBC), Silk (BBC)
Theatre Credits: Scooby-Doo and The Mystery of the Pyramid (Warner Bros), Potted Potter (Seabright Productions), Margaret Thatcher: Queen of Soho (Seabright Productions)
Emma Coles - "Roz" in "Alternative Therapy" by John Hill
Since completing her training at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Emma has worked on a variety of projects including theatre, comedy web series, and film; most recently, 'The D Word' directed by Rob Bell; a short film that explores the impossibility of accurately explaining the sensations of suffering with mental illness. Whilst training, her roles included Celia in As You Like It, and Val in Fen.
Florence Russell - "Fiona" in "Then and Now" by Colette Cullen
Training: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Theatre credits include: MOTHER in The Boy Who Cried Wolf UK TOUR; MISS MINCHIN in A Little Princess ( The Other Palace ); ENSEMBLE Cinderella ( The Greenwich Theatre ); YVONNE in Sunday In The Park With George (The Other Palace); ENSEMBLE/ ONSTAGE SWING in 13 The Musical (The Apollo, Shaftesbury Avenue)
Concerts: LEAD VOCALIST at The Gold Medal Awards (Southbank Centre); In concert with Jason Robert Brown (Southbank Centre); ENSEMBLE in Legally Blonde (West End Live)
Credits whilst training: PAULETTE/ ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER In Legally Blonde (Stratford a Circus); KIT KAT GIRL in Cabaret (Laban Theatre); JACK in The Dreaming (Laurie Grove Theatre)
Creative Credits: ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER, Anything Goes (The Other Palace); ASSISTANT CHOREOGRAPHER, Growl (Tour)
Screen Credits: CHARLIE, Three’s a Crowd (Short film)
Florence is extremely excited to begin rehearsals for Then and Now, and looking forward to exploring some new writing, not to mention working with a fantastic team of powerful LADIES!
Victoria Waddington - "Daphne" in "The Pit and the Pretender" by Charli Stanton
Victoria 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.
Victoria has taken part in a number of exciting projects. 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 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).
Victoria is delighted to be involved with ‘Saw It Here First Productions’, having played Denise in One Last Job last year.
Sofia Marmorini - "Young" in "Teachers" by Nicole Adams
Sofia is a recent graduate from Guildford School of Acting where she completed and MA in Musical Theatre.
Previously, she studied English and Drama at the University of Exeter where she focused on new writing performances and Applied Theatre by working with the elderly in The Lodge Care Home and running drama workshops in the RD&E paediatrics ward. Whilst training at GSA roles include Heidi in The Heidi Chronicles, Jane in Witches of Eastwick and Crystal Gordon in Bad Girls.
Oli Franks -"Guiver" in "Teachers" by Nicole Adams
Oliver graduated from the BA Acting programme at Northampton School of the Arts in 2018, where he acquired a range of skills; from contemporary dance, intermediate stage combat qualifications, Estill voice training, and movement psychology. He has since moved to London from his hometown of Keswick to persue his career.
Oliver has a particular interest in pursuing opportunities in film, as well as exploring contact and movement improvisation on screen and stage.
In addition, he is also an avid musician, currently working with his group Robbing Dogs on their first album.
Professional credits include: Henry, Lord of the Flies, Lazarus Theatre, Greenwich Theatre, 2019. Alex/Dave, Grip., Nothing to Perform, Tristan Bates Theatre, 2019. Dex, County Lines, AlterEgo, National Tour, 2019. Harry, Only Us, Short Film, 2019.
Credits in training include: Reverend Parris, The Crucible, Nadia Papachronopoulou, Jacksons Lane Theatre. Saturninus, Titus Andronicus, Tobias Deacon, Delepre Abbey
Amber Bunce - "Imogen" in "Fat" by Lloyd Evans
Amber began her career in theatre performing in her hometown; Kingston upon hull at the Riverside Theatre and City Hall. She was involved in numerous productions such as ‘Bad Girls’ where she played the role of Yvonne Atkins. Another role Amber accomplished was ‘Miss Jones’ in the Musical ‘How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying’.
Now in her final year of training at the London College of Music, Amber has had the opportunity to become a performance ambassador at various events and performed a section of ‘Musical of Musicals’ externally at the UCAS ExCel. She recently appeared as Minister Dobson in Cole Porter’s Anything Goes, alongside this Amber is currently hard at work rehearsing for her graduate showcase.
Rosy Fordham - "Mrs Newton" in "Slave Labour" by Darrel Draper
Rosy trained at Rose Bruford College. She worked in theatre, film, radio and film for fifteen years before taking an MA in Playwrighting at Birmingham University. She created work for Theatre Centre, Red Ladder and Unicorn Theatre. Most recently Rosy has worked in Prague, Hong Kong and Cannes for Les Enfant Terribles. Last year she toured nationally with The Wrong Crowd. She works extensively as an improviser. And is a founding member of Impromptu Shakespeare an improv company that makes up Shakespeare plays just for fun. She has just appeared at the Vaults Festival in What the Dolls Saw by Nic Lamont.
Anthony Gretton - "Archie Christie" in "The Mysterious Affair at the Christies" by Jennifer O'Grady
Anthony started acting as a child and began to pursue it seriously at the age of seventeen. As well as short films and advertisements, he has performed in a number of theatre productions, including Claudio in “Measure for Measure” by William Shakespeare, Mat in “Muswell Hill” by Torben Betts, Lorenzo in "The Merchant of Venice” by Shakespeare, Young Man in “The Case of The Crushed Petunias” by Tennessee Williams and is currently a supporting role in “Tom Sawyer the musical”. In addition to this, he is a British sign language model for Dans Le Noir, and has limited training in physical theatre.
Mark Sampson-Vincent - "Philip Foster" in "Indignitas" by Jonathan Skinner
Mark has been involved with theatre productions since his teens, having played various roles from a Boy in ‘After Midnight Before Dawn’ in the Sherborne Festival for which he was awarded Best Actor to more recently Will Parker in ‘Oklahoma!’. Mark is honoured to be involved in this weekends charity event for such a worthy cause. Enjoy the show!
Emily Elvin-Poole - "Agatha Christie" in "The Mysterious Affair at the Christies" by Jennifer O'Grady
Emily has been treading the boards since she was very small, first in youth group productions, then university and more recently in local community productions alongside her work as a family law solicitor in Highgate. Her favourite roles include Fraulein Kost of Cabaret (February 2016), Estelle, the baby-murdering temptress of Sartre’s No Exit (October 2016), the guick-witted Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice (July 2017) and Jackie, the blushing young flapper in Coward's Hayfever (November 2018). When she is not acting (or practising law) she is singing, as a member of Starling Arts Show choir.
Vinay Lad - "B (later Peregrine)" in "Ten Minutes" by Julian Felice
Vinay trained and graduated at Arts Educational School, London in 2017. During his final year Vinay joined the cast of ‘The Railway Children’ which went on to tour the UK for six months, which marked his professional debut. He then was nominated for ‘Best Newcomer' for his role as Peter at the Manchester Theatre awards in 2017. Vinay has been involved with various of other projects including, a play at 'Derby Theatre’ which dealt with the issues facing forced marriages within the South Asian community called ‘Beyond Shame'. Vinay is looking forward to being involved with another fantastic project especially for a great cause.
Ceara Coveney - "Anne" in "Thursday's Child" by Clare Campbell-Collins
Ceara is an Acting graduate from the University of Northampton. Since graduating Ceara has been attending weekly scene study classes and workshops as well as widening her skills and experience in the film and TV world, landing roles in several short films. Ceara has a passion for theatre as this is where her journey began, she's very excited to be making her return to the stage.
DK Ugonna - "Garth" in "Retinas" by Luke Stapleton
James Farley - "Casey" in "A Collective Grouping of Animals" by Rachael Carnes
Amy Pryke - "Rosie" in "Retinas" by Luke Stapleton
Holly May Austin - "Reese" in "A Collective Grouping of Animals" by Rachael Carnes
Ashley Collins - "Lilian" in "Thursday's Child" by Clare Campbell-Collins