ANDREW PAUL (Alex Crowley)
Andrew Paul is a familiar TV face, best known for playing P.C Dave Quinnan in The Bill and Billy Boothe in Where The Heart Is. Most recently Andrew played the villainous Dan Jones in Coronation Street.
Other Television & Film credits include: Casualty, Dracula, Lewis, The Telemachy, EastEnders, Holby City, Missing Persons, Inspector Morse, A Vote for Hitler, Gentlemen and Players, Bellman and True, Slinger's Day, Mrs. Capper's Birthday, The Ties of Blood, Tripper's Day, The Pirates of Penzance, The Setbacks, Going Out, The Day of the Triffids, Time of My Life, The Sweeney, The Losers, Premiere, Out, Scum, Shadows, 2nd House, Shades of Greene, and Alan Parker’s Film Bugsy Malone.
Andrew has also worked extensively on stage, his credits include: The Perfect Murder (Mill at Sonning), Sherlock Holmes & The Ripper Murders (UK Tour); The Infidel (Stratford East); Double Death (UK Tour), The Devil at Midnight, (UK Tour), Dry Rot (UK tour), Von Ribbontrop's Watch (Watford Palace), Blame (Theatre Royal York/Sphinx), The Maintenance Man (UK Tour), Confusions (Theatre Royal Windsor), Things We Do For Love (National Tour/ Theatre Royal Windsor), Cider With Rosie (Queens Hornchurch), Are You Sitting Comfortably (Farnham), When Your Bottles Gone in SE1 (Soho Theatre), Groping for Words (Croydon Warehouse), If You Want to Know What Heaven's Like (Albany Empire) and Remember Me (Theatre Royal Stratford).
SEAN WARD (Jack Langton)
Sean’s Television credits include: Our Girl (BBC), Coronation Street (ITV), Casualty (BBC), Doctors (BBC), Accused (BBC), The Royal (ITV), The Bill (ITV), Island at War (ITV).
Film credits include: Away Days (Red Union) and Cheeky (Xingu Films).
Directing credits include: A Touch Of The Kissys (short film) and The Marivaux - Birds and The Bees (music video).
Producing credits include: Cardboard Boy (short film) and Netsky - The Whistle Song (music video).
CARRIE MARX (Lucy)
Carrie is an actress, singer and writer. She trained at ALRA.
In 2016 Carrie took part in two Secret Cinema productions, to great acclaim.She is the founder and performer in the comic three part harmony group The Segue Sisters, who have worked extensively on the comedy and cabaret circuit, as well as television and radio. She wrote the Segue Sisters musical, Jailbirds in 2010, which enjoyed success at the Edinburgh Fringe and subsequently toured.
Carrie has also worked extensively with comedy legend Arthur Smith, appearing as a tap dancing bear in Arthur Smith’s Cobbled Up Shambles and Rebekah Brooks in Arthur Smith’s Pissed Up Chat Show. She then spent two years touring Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen Vol2 which was also recorded for BBC Radio 4.
Other theatre credits include: Jurassic Park The Musical (Canal Cafe Theatre), The Boy Who Was Woddy Allen (Pleasance Islington), Dracula (Leicester Square Theatre), Death Ship 666! (Edinburgh Fringe, Jermyn Street, Leicester Square Theatre), Newsrevue (Canal Cafe Theatre).
TIM ARTHUR - Author
Tim is the CEO and Founder of Successful Human Being a media company which aims to work with inspiring people to help them to inspire people to make positive changes in their lives.
Before that he was Global CEO of Time Out for three years in charge of a company that now reaches over 45 million people a month in 89 cities in 36 countries around the world. Tim was editor-in-chief of Time Out for three years and was the mastermind behind the conversion of the magazine to a free publication, which now ensures it has a readership in London of over 500,000 people each week.
Prior to his time at Time Out, Tim was CEO of Cardboard Citizens, the internationally acclaimed theatre company which works with homeless people across the UK.
He has had over 25 of his plays produced and has directed shows across the UK and in Europe. He was Artistic Director or Trinity Theatre in Tunbridge Wells and of Derby Playhouse Community Theatre. He is a published author, his non-fiction book Shadow in Tiger Country was an international best-seller translated into over ten different languages. His novel Blind Dog Gospel has a cult following.
He is an accomplished public speaker and has spoken at most major media conventions; he is also a regular presenter on BBC Radio London , hosting the Sunday morning breakfast show.
DAN CLARKSON - Director
Daniel is probably best known for being one half of the double act Dan and Jeff, creators of Potted Pirates, the Olivier-nominated Potted Panto, and the Olivier-nominated Potted Potter, which he was delighted to be able to take to North America, including two amazing summers in New York.
In 2009 Daniel took an 18 month break from the theatre and had a fantastic time presenting in the CBBC Office for the BBC with Jeff, receiving his first-ever fan mail.
TV credits include Where The Heart Is (ITV), Coronation Street (ITV), Emmerdale (ITV), Big Brother’s Little Brother (C4). Theatre includes Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Little Shop of Horrors and Art.
Last year Daniel hung up his wizard’s hat and put on his deer stalker and had a great time co-writing with his younger brother and performing in Potted Sherlock, which premiered in Edinburgh, Scotland and had a great Christmas run in London’s West Wnd. Dan has recently been back on his broom stick and once again touring North America spreading the good word of Potter.
ANNIE GOSNEY - Costume Designer
Annie has designed extensively both sets and costumes for the theatre in the UK and internationally.
Recent Theatre Designs include: Great Expectations (Vaudeville Theatre, National tour and Film), Noel Coward’s Christmas Spirits (St. James’ Theatre), The Billie Holliday Story (Charing Cross Theatre), The Critic (Blenheim Palace, director Adrian and Joanne Noble), The Once and Future Plays (Arthurian Promenade, written by Mark Ravenhill, Philip Ridley, Nick Dear) and the Port Eliot Festival stages. Most recently the world première of Never Such Innocence at Australia House.
For the National Theatre: Sparkleshark (Lyttelton and National Tour), The Olivier Awards, The NT’s 21st Birthday Party, The ABSA Awards, The Prudential Awards for the Arts, Tributes to Arthur Miller and Samuel Beckett, Lloyds Bank Young Theatre Challenge, Snakehips Johnson (all Olivier Theatre).
Annie is a founder of, and the designer of 10 cycles of National Theatre Connections.
Other theatre includes: Wilton’s Music Hall (The Taming of the Shrew, Wilton’s Vintage Christmas), Riverside Studios, Criterion and Kings Head (Invade My Privacy), Westminster Theatre (Little Shop of Horrors), Man in The Moon (Crimes of the Heart) and also at The Lyceum Edinburgh, Bristol Old Vic Theatre Royal and New Vic, Hampstead Theatre, Colchester Mercury, Derby Playhouse, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Scottish Opera, Watford Palace, and overseas in Epidaurus, Bari, Florence and Los Angeles.
Film includes: Orange Juice, The Words on the Window Pane
Charity events for The Rainbow Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust, The Almeida Theatre and Amnesty International. Most recently a Gala Evening for 100 Hearts at St Luke’s Old Street, and A Source of Life: 25 Years of the Ian Charleson Day Centre at The Actor’s Church Covent Garden.
Winner of the prestigious Charles Landstone Award, and a BFI Award for Best Live Broadcast: Great Expectations.
MIKE ROBERTSON - Lighting Designer
A Guildhall graduate and an Olivier Award winner Mikes work thankfully takes him all over the world designing lighting for plays, musicals, opera’s and concerts together with events, architecture and special projects.
He has many credits in the West End, on tour and in regional rep. On foreign shores his lighting appears in France, Monaco, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Hong Kong, Macau, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Cuba and the USA.
In the theatre recently acclaim came for classics When We Were Women, Art, The Sisterhood, Great Expectations and Toast and new plays The Odyssey – Missing Presumed Dead, Go See, Propaganda Swing and the European Premiere of The Perfect Life in the latest Norwegian Arts Complex Kilden.
Outside of the theatre his team have lit hundreds of concerts, conferences, parties, private events and even designed the interior lighting for Aircraft including Virgin Atlantic J2000 fleet and the Airbus A380.
In the theatre – an Olivier award for Sunday in the Park with George (Menier Chocolate Factory and Wyndhams Theatre) and a What’s On Stage Design award nominee for On The Waterfront (Theatre Royal Haymarket). Recent credits include The Odyssey (Everyman/Tour), Gods & Monsters (Southwark), Fascinating Aida (London and Tours), Art and Det Perfekte Liv (Norway), Rent (Bridewell), The Witches, Great Expectations and James and the Giant Peach (Dundee Rep), Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well (Charing Cross), Go See (Kings Head), Propaganda Swing (Nottingham/Coventry), Toast (Park/Tour/Broadway), Joe Stilgoe, Songs On Film (Edinburgh), Songs For A New World (Guildford), Cirque Berserk (Tour), 1001 Nights (Saudi Arabia), The Dead Wait (Park Theatre), Keeler (Charing Cross Theatre), Piano Piano (Cottiers), Hairspray (Kuala Lumpur/Singapore), Volcano (Vaudeville Theatre and UK Tour), Funny Peculiar (UK Tour), Dry Rot (UK Tour), The Billie Holiday Story (Charing Cross Theatre), Parade (Old Vic Tunnels), Gibraltar (Arcola Theatre), Fragile (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry), Dear World (Charing Cross Theatre), The Father (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry), Murder on the Nile (UK Tour), Verdict (UK Tour) and Larkrise to Candleford (UK Tour). Riccardo Primo (Royal College of Music), The Producers (Arts Ed), Six Actors in Search of a Director (Charing Cross Theatre, directed by Steven Berkoff), Death & Gardening (UK Tour, Edinburgh Festival), Oedipus (Nottingham Playhouse and Edinburgh Festival), Third Floor (Trafalgar Studios), Company (Southwark Playhouse), Billy Liar (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Cabaret (Wilton’s Music Hall), Guys & Dolls (Cambridge Arts Theatre), Educating Rita (Watermill Theatre, Newbury), Wolfboy (George Square Theatre, Edinburgh), New Boy (Trafalgar Studios), Hair (English Theatre, Frankfurt), Too Close to the Sun (Comedy Theatre), My Fair Lady (Cambridge Arts Theatre), Anything Goes (Cambridge Arts Theatre), Five Guys Named Moe (English Theatre, Frankfurt), Sunday in the Park With George (Menier Chocolate Factory and Wyndhams Theatre), Othello (Birmingham Stage Company), Sit and Shiver directed by Steven Berkoff (Hackney Empire), Deathtrap (English Theatre, Frankfurt), Seesaw (Arts Ed), The Spring Proms (Royal Albert Hall), The Glee Club (Bolton Octagon and Cochrane Theatre) and The Wood Demon (Playhouse Theatre).
Mike recently created the New Colour Blue series for global giant Lee Filters, immodestly one of them is called Robertson Blue!
SIMON SLATER - Composer / Sound Design
Simon has composed original music for over 250 theatre,film,television and radio productions. Recent credits include music for the award winning Constellations (Duke of York’s and Royal Court, New York) for which he was nominated for an Olivier Award, The Winter’s Tale (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse), Carmen Disruption (Almeida), Doll’s House (Sherman Cardiff), Talking Heads (Bath and National Tour), The Broken Heart, ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore (The Globe), Great Expectations (UK Tour, Vaudeville Theatre), Octagon (Arcola Theatre) for which he was nominated for an Off West End award, The BFG (Octagon Theare Bolton), Arabian Nights (Sherman Cardiff), Ghosts (New Vic Stoke), Single Spies (The Rose, Kingston) Wonderland, Raving, No Naughty Bits, Enlightenment (Hampstead), Land of Our Fathers, Handful of Stars (Trafalgar Studios and Theatre 503) nominated for 2 Off West awards, Cannibals ( Royal Exchange Manchester), The Lady and the Van (National Tour), The Deep Blue Sea, Death of a Salesman, The Grouch, As You Like It, Wind in the Willows for the West Yorkshire Playhouse. Alice in Wonderland, Pinnochio, Wind in the Willows, Treasure Island, James and the Giant Peach (Watermill Theatre, Newbury), Two Men of Florence by Richard N. Goodwin (Huntington Theatre, Boston.), Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company), the award-winning James and the Giant Peach (Octagon Theatre, Bolton), Coyote On A Fence (Royal Exchange Manchester and the Duchess Theatre, West End), Henry V, Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare Company), Macbeth (Albery, West End), Rose Rage (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and Dukes Theatre New York) Santa Trap, Here Be Monsters as well as writing the music co-produced by Simon and is on a National Tour.
Simon has a close artistic affiliation with directors Michael Longhurst, Edward Hall, Sarah Esdaile, Caroline Steinbeiss, Abbey Wright and Nadia Latif.
Television: Inquisition for Channel 5, two series of Dalziel & Pascoe (BBC), Impact Earth (Channel 5).
Radio includes the award wining The Blood Libel, Eight Days In July, The Look Of Life, The Report (BBC Radio 4).
Short Films: amongst many, the multi-award winning Now and Then for Camelot films, Burn The Clock (David Tucker) Untenanted, Lost Village (AJ Quinn).