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Cast

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Samson Ajewole

Cooper

Samson trained at the BRIT School and Bird College in London.

 

Theatre Credits; Sohovik/Commissioner in Damn Yankees (The Landor Theatre) Fleetwood in The Life  (English Theatre, Frankfurt) & Jacob in La Cage Aux Folles (2017 UK Tour) for Bill Kenwright Productions.

 

The Comedy About A Bank Robbery marks Samson’s West End debut.

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Jenna Augen

Ruth Monaghan

Jenna Augen (Ruth)-- Theatre: The Knowledge (Charing Cross Theatre), The Witches (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Bad Jews (UK THEATRE AWARD. Arts Theatre West End, St. James Theatre, Bath Theatre Royal), The Way of the World (Chichester Festival Theatre), Rufus Norris' Sleeping Beauty (Birmingham Rep), Chicken Soup With Barley (Royal Court), The Boys From Syracuse, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Commonwealth Shakespeare Company), A Murder Is Announced (The Lyceum, Arrow Rock), The Gondoliers (Sierra Madre Playhouse), A Christmas Carol (Grove Theatre Center), The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Wilton Playshop).

Film and T.V.: Episodes (Hat Trick Productions), The Night Watch (BBC), Penelope in the Treehouse (Disney Channel) Josephine and the Roach (Short).

Voiceover/Radio: Beauty and the Beast Live Action Audiobook (Nominated 2017 Voice Arts Award --Children's Audiobook Narration), Lost in a Book Audiobook (Disney Audio), A Year at the Races (BBC Radio 4), Chicken Soup With Barley (BBC Radio 3).

Training: RADA.

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Jack Baldwin

Officer Shuck

Jack Baldwin

Trained at LAMDA

Theatre

The Play that Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre), Hamlet (Park Theatre), The Time of Your Life (Finborough), The Sessions (Royal Albert Hall), What the Butler Saw (MacOwen), The Exquisite Corpse (Southwark Playhouse), The Wedding Reception (Edinburgh/London), Twelfth Night (Cockpit), Dare Me to the Desert (King’s Head),  As You Like it (Cockpit), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chelsea Theatre), To the Green Fields Beyond (Linbury Studio), Messiah (The Bunker), Can-Can (MacOwen), One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Greenwood), The Expeditionary Force (National tour), The Shakespeare Conspiracy (Chelsea Theatre), Titus Andronicus (Linbury Studio), 10x10x10 (Pleasance)

Film

The Rochdale Pioneers; Henry IV, part I; A Political Life; Ballad of the Lonely Highwayman

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Leonard Cook

Robin Freeboys

Training: LAMDA

 

Theatre includes: The Play That Goes Wrong (original West End Company). Robert Grove in The Play That Goes Wrong (West End). 

 

Credits whilst training include: Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing, Trevor in Pond Life, Mephistopheles in Faustus, Lord Touchwood in The Double Dealer, Aegisthus in The Orestia, Ferdinand in The Duchess of Malfi, Murph in Gaucho, Triletsky in Platonov and Britt Craig in Parade.

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Sam Fogell

Sam Monaghan

Samuel graduated from East 15 Acting School with a BA Hons in Physical Theatre in 2015.

Theatre includes: The Donkey Show (Pride Camden) and The Marked (Theatre Temoin).

Theatre whist training: Haroun and the Sea of Stories; Go Solo!; The Passage; Road and The Trial.

Samuel is delighted to be making his West End debut and would like to thank his family and friends for their support.

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Matt Hunt

Mitch Ruscitti

 Matt hails from Australia, where he completed an Advanced Diploma in Music Composition and Performance.

An experienced singer/songwriter and musician, Matt has performed in many original groups and bands.

He made his professional theatre debut in the Australian and New Zealand touring production of Jersey Boys . Most recently, he played Nick Massi in the final West End cast of Jersey Boys  (Piccadilly Theatre).

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Chris Leask

Everyone Else

BIOG: Chris trained at LAMDA

THEATRE: Jez in I Need To Vent (The Vaults Festival); Everyone Else in The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre); Trevor in The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre); Trevor in Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo Theatre and UK Tour); Ken in Love Your Soldiers (Sheffield Crucible); Jaime in Staunch (Arcola Theatre and Theatre503); Kelvis in Just for Fun: Totally Random (the Camden People’s Playhouse); Michael in Same Time Next Week (Edinburgh Festival). 

FILM AND TELEVISION: Nutritiously Nicola (Double Yay Prod.); Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC); Call the Midwife (BBC); Phone Shop (Retort); The Javone Prince Show (BBC); Frankie (BBC); Breathless (ITV); Being Me (Misunderstood Productions); Charity (Jimmy Dean) and Get Griffin Back (Chris Cory).

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Peter McGovern

Warren Slax

Peter trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes:  Love's Labour's Lost; Much Ado About Nothing (Royal Shakespeare Company/Theatre Royal Haymarket); Barnbow Canaries (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Nell Gwynn (Apollo Theatre); The Christmas Truce (Royal Shakespeare Company); Squirrels (Orange Tree); An Inspector CallsThe Shape Of Things; Vincent In Brixton (Theatre By The Lake); The Madness Of George III (Apollo Theatre/No 1 Tour); The History Boys (West Yorkshire Playhouse/No 1 UK Tour); The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe (Royal & Derngate, Northampton); Kes (Liverpool Playhouse/No 1 UK Tour); Enjoy (Gielgud Theatre/No 1 UK Tour).

 

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Holly Sumpton

Caprice Freeboys

Holly is graduating from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre) marks her professional debut. Credits whilst training include: Charity in Sweet Charity (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama).

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Lydia Fraser

Understudy

Training:  Guildford School of Acting with a BA (hons) in Acting.

THEATRE: The Book of Mormon (West End ) Understudy Rachel & Nikki in The Bodyguard (UK Tour) “Apollo Performer” in The Buddy Holly Story (UK tour) and Rent (Greenwich Theatre). 

TELEVISION: “Beyonce” in Murder in Successville (BBC three) and Action Team (ITV 2)

Lydia is thrilled to be joining The Comedy About A Bank Robbery!

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Sarah Gage

Understudy

Sarah recently graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.  The Comedy About a Bank Robbery marks her professional and West End debut. Credits whilst training include: Anya in The Cherry Orchard (LAMDA) and Louise Rafi in The Sea (LAMDA).

 

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Samuel Thomas

Understudy

Samuel graduated from Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts in 2016.

Theatre includes: 35mm (The Other Palace); The Last Five Years (The Other Palace); Honeymoon in Vegas (London Musical Theatre Orchestra at the London Palladium) Death Takes A Holiday (Charing Cross Theatre); Floyd Collins (Wilton’s Music Hall); Allegro (Southwark Playhouse); A Feast With The Gods (Almeida Theatre).

Workshops include: The Illusionist (Michael Harrison Entertainment); Super Ordinary (The Other Palace).

Television includes: Oklahoma! (BBC Proms)
 

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Jack Whittle

Understudy

 Jack recently graduated from The Guildford School of Acting (GSA) with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Musical Theatre.  Credits while training include: Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Milly (GSA), Bill Kelly in Steel Pier (GSA), Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing (GSA).

Jack is thrilled to be joining the company of The Comedy About a Bank Robbery and making his West End debut. He would like to thank his Mum, Dad and Sister for all their support. 

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Jean-Luke Worrell

Understudy

Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Professional Theatre credits: Dandini in Cinderella (Greenwich Theatre); FwaaFwaa McGrath/ Man Friday, Robinsoe Crusoe, (Chipping Norton Theatre), Ensemble, london musical theatre orchestra launch (LMTO), Cicero in Yarico (London Theatre Workshop), Little John in Robin Hood (Hackney/ Tour De Force).

TV Credits: Young man, Cox Communications Commercial (The Lift Productions International).

Credits whilst training: Ensemble in Yusupov; Gilbert and Dr. Mandril in City of Angels; Photographer in Half a Sixpence and Carmen Ghia in The Producers.

 

Creatives

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Jonathan Sayer

Writer

Jonathan is an Olivier Award-winning writer and the company director of Mischief Theatre working as a writer, actor and producer. 

Training: LAMDA.

Theatre includes: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (West End, UK and International Tour - writer/actor, Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage Award Best New Comedy), Peter Pan Goes Wrong(West End, UK tour, Pleasance, London - writer/actor), The Nativity Goes Wrong(writer, Mischief Theatre and Reading Rep co-production), Lights! Camera! Improvise! (Pleasance, Edinburgh, Soho Theatre, Arcola, Underbelly and Krakow Improfest - actor, improviser, producer, Spirit of the Fringe Award 2013), Rachael’s Café (Old Red Lion - general manager) and Happy Birthday Simon(Orange Tree - actor). 

Television includes: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC1), Royal Variety Performance 2015 - The Play That Goes Wrong, A Life Less Ordinary (pilot) and The Anti-Social Network (actor). 

Radio includes: Not a Love Story (BBC Radio 4 - actor).

Jonathan teaches improvisation and has taught at LAMDA, Mountview and Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (CSVPA).

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Henry Lewis

Writer

Henry is an Olivier Award-winning writer, actor and is the Artistic Director of Mischief Theatre. Henry writes and performs for the company as well as producing.

Henry trained at LAMDA and recent credits include: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (writer and actor - Criterion Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (writer and actor - UK and International Tour, West End – Winner of Best New Comedy at the Olivier Awards 2015 and What’s On Stage Awards 2014), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (writer and actor - West End, UK Tour, Pleasance London – Nominated for Best Production and Best Ensemble at the Off West End Awards 2014), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC1), The Royal Variety Performance 2015 (writer and actor - ITV) Keep it in the Family (writer and actor - ITV), Lights! Camera! Improvise! (actor - West End, Soho Theatre - Winner of The Spirit of the Fringe Award), The Improvised Ad Break Live (actor - Comedy Central), The Boy with the Cuckoo-Clock Heart (actor - Pleasance), Beasts & Beauties (actor - Hampstead Theatre), The Nativity Goes Wrong (writer - Reading).

Outside of Mischief Theatre Henry teaches at LAMDA and is the co-artistic director of The Trick for whom Henry produced the critically acclaimed revival of Mercury Fur (Old Red Lion Theatre and Trafalgar Studios – Nominated for Best Production & Winner Best Design at The Off West End Awards 2013) and the UK Premier of Tracy Letts’ Superior Donuts at The Southwark Playhouse for which he won the Mark Marvin Prize at the Peter Brook Empty Space Awards.

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Henry Shields

Writer

Henry is an Olivier Award-Winning writer and has been a member of Mischief Theatre since 2009.

Theatre includes: recently, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre), The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre, UK and International Tour – writer/actor, Olivier Award and WhatsOnStage Award Best New Comedy), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo Theatre, UK tour and Pleasance, London – writer/actor, 2014 Off West End Awards nominations for Best Production and Best Ensemble), The Nativity Goes Wrong (writer, Mischief Theatre and Reading Rep co-production), Lights! Camera! Improvise! (Pleasance, Edinburgh, Soho Theatre, Arcola and Underbelly - actor, Spirit of the Fringe Award 2013) and The Busy Body (Southwark Playhouse). 

Television includes: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC1) Royal Variety Performance 2015 – The Play That Goes Wrong, Holby City and Keep it in the Family (ITV). 

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Mark Bell

Director

Mark trained at Ecole Internationale de Théâtre, Jacques Lecoq and was co-artistic director of Liquid Theatre. Liquid shows as actor and co-director include If You Were Mine (ACW), Feeding Time (BAC) and Crave (BAC and tour).

Other work includes: Endgame (BAC), The Secret Garden (MLT), On the Road to Baghdad (Sadler’s Wells), Amok, The Breeze, The Naked King of the Morning and Backwash (Hoipolloi), Robin Hood (Wilde Theatre) and Get Out of Here (Commotion).

Directing includes: The Play That Goes Wrong (tour and currently at the Duchess), The Revenger's Tragedy (RCSSD), Ma Este Megbukunk (Budapest) ((ok thats a cheat, it's The Play That Goes Wrong - but in Hungarian!)) The Master and Margarita, Pieces, Cheap Thrills and Classic Cuts (East 15), A Servant to Two Masters and Scapin (CMU, Pittsburgh), The Snowfall (Etcetera), Breathing Corpses, Comedians, Marat/Sade, The Crucible, Agamemnon, Antigone and The Bacchae (LAMDA) and Flea Circus, George and the Dragon and Fiddlesticks (Garlic Theatre) Marigold by Sophie Pelham (Edinburgh Fringe). Comedic/Movement Director on Uncle Vanya (St James Theatre) and The Titanic Orchestra (Edinburgh)  

Mark has taught at LAMDA,Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, UEA, Mountview and East 15 acting schools in the UK and at Cours Florent, Paris, ITACA in Puglia, Italy, and Carnegie Mellon University in the USA. Mark also runs weekend and summer courses in clown, Bouffon, Le Jeu and Commedia.

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Kirsty Patrick Ward

Associate Director

Kirsty is Artistic Director of ‘Waifs + Strays’ theatre company and took part in the National Theatre Studio Director’s course in 2015. She was shortlisted for the JP Morgan Emerging Directors award in 2013 and was selected as a 2012 finalist for the JMK Young Directors Award. She is currently a director for National Theatre Connections and also took part in the Old Vic New Voices TS Eliot US/UK Exchange in 2011. 

Director: ‘Table’ (Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts));‘Exactly Like You’ (Festival Spirit Award, The Vaults 2017/ Edinburgh Festival 2016); 'Chef' (Soho Theatre 2015/Fringe First Winner, Edinburgh Festival 2014); ‘Screenwriters Graduation Showcase’ (The National Film & Television School/ Soho Theatre 2015-2017’; ‘I’m Not That Kind Of Guy’ (The Vaults, Paines Plough Round About 2016); ‘Mary Louise’ (The Vaults 2015); 'Evita' (MT4Youth/Belfast 2015); 'Comets’ (Winner Ideastap Summer Brief 2014/ Latitude/Festival no 6); ‘People Like Us’ (Pleasance); ‘Snow White’ (The Old Vic/ Educational Tour); ‘A Writer’s Response to CHAVS by Owen Jones’ (Lyric Hammersmith); ‘Present Tense’ (Live Theatre); ‘Brave New Worlds’ (Soho Theatre); ‘Life Support’ (York Theatre Royal); ‘Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays 2011’ (The Old Vic). 

Associate Director: ‘The Comedy About a Bank Robbery’ (Criterion); ‘Present Laughter’ (Bath Theatre Royal); ‘Brideshead Revisited’ (English Touring Theatre); ‘Communicating Doors’ (Menier Chocolate Factory); 'Theatre Uncut Flagship Tour 2014' (Soho Theatre/ Regional Tour), ‘Symphony’ (Watch This Space, NT/Latitude Festival); ‘Young Pretender’ (Edinburgh Festival 2013 & Regional Tour). 


Assistant Director: 'Arcadia' (English Touring Theatre); 'King Lear' (Shakespeare's Globe); 'Othello (Shakespeare’s Globe); ‘Our New Girl’ (Bush Theatre); ‘Bunny’ (Fringe First Winner, Edinburgh/Regional Tour); ‘The Boy On The Swing’ (Arcola). 

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Nancy Zamit

Director for Mischief Theatre

Director for Mischief Theatre
Nancy is one of the core creative team at Mischief Theatre. She is an original cast member of Lights! Camera! Improvise!, The Play That Goes Wrong, Peter Pan Goes Wrong and The Comedy About A Bank Robbery. Since joining the company in 2009, Nancy has had a hand in performing, assisting and choreographing all of Mischief’s shows. She is thrilled to have had the chance to direct the new Comedy About A Bank Robbery cast.

Actress/creative development for Mischief Theatre since 2009. 


Theatre includes: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (original cast), The Play That Goes Wrong (original cast UK/US), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (original cast), Lights! Camera! Improvise! (original cast; Soho Theatre, Trafalgar Studios, Duchess Theatre, Pleasance Edinburgh and international performances – Spirit of the Fringe Award 2013), London 50 Hour improvathon 2015 and Shadow Language (Theatre 503). 


Television includes: Peter Pan Goes Wrong (BBC1), Royal Variety Performance 2015 – The Play That Goes Wrong (ITV), Frankie and Emma, The Improvised Ad Break Live, Wilder (pilot), Welcome to Neverland, Stupid and Bus Life. 


Directorial credits: Dying City (Gatehouse), The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion Theatre)

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David Farley

Set Designer

David’s West End credits include McQueen, Daddy Long Legs, A Little Night Music, Little Shop of Horrors and Sunday in the Park with George, which won the Olivier Award, Evening Standard and Critics Circle Awards for Best Set Design (with Timothy Bird). His Broadway theatre credits include A Little Night Music, 13 and Sunday in the Park with George, which received an Outer Critics Circle Award  (with Timothy Bird) for Best Set Design, two Tony Award Nominations for sets and costumes, and an Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination for costumes.

His many other theatre credits include Crush (Belgrade, Coventry and UK Tour); Camelot: The Shining City (Slung Low for Sheffield Crucible); The Rocky Horror Show (European Tour); The White Whale (Slung Low); Little Miss Scrooge (Rubicon, US); Snapshots (Goodspeed CT, US); Take Flight, Travesties, Are You There, McPhee? (McCarter Theater, US); Daddy Long Legs (New York/London/Rubicon CA/Cincinnati/ Arizona/ Detroit/Chicago/Florida); Kiss Me Kate (Stratford, Ontario); Terrible Advice, Aspects of Love, Take Flight, The Last Five Years (Menier Chocolate Factory); Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest (Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm); Oklahoma! (Chichester); Corpse (Salisbury); Sweeney Todd (Gate Theatre); Tick Tick Boom! (Chocolate Factory/Rubicon Theatre/Westport); Macbeth (Sheffield Crucible); The Lemon Princess (West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Opera credits include La Bohéme  (San Francisco Opera/Houston Grand Opera/Canadian Opera Company), The Turn of the Screw (New York City Opera/BAM) and Dialogues des Carmelites (Guildhall London). He also designed Josh Groban’s Straight To You International Live music tour.

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David Howe

Lighting Designer

West End Lighting Design credits include: McQueen, Quatermaine’s Terms; Bette & Joan, Birdsong, My Trip Down the Pink Carpet, Sweet Charity, Mrs Warren’s Profession, Private Lives, A Christmas Carol, The Norman Conquests, The Last Five Years and Tick Tick Boom, Maria Friedman Re-Arranged, Rent, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Pageant, Forbidden Broadway, Sweet Charity, Maria Friedman, La Cage aux Folles, Take Flight and The Last Five Years.

Broadway credits; Private Lives, The Norman Conquests Trilogy and Primo.

UK Regional Theatre recent work includes; An Audience with Jimmy Savile, Dead Sheep, Park Theatre, Matchbox Theatre, Hampstead Theatre, Clarion, Arcola Theatre. The Curing Room, Pleasance London and Edinburgh, Love me Do, Watford Palace, The Sweet Smell of Success, Arcola Theatre, Sisters, Crucible Theatre Sheffield. Pantomimes across UK,

Numerous Operatic Credits in Europe, Asia, USA and UK.

UK National tours include: Million Dollar Quartet, Bette and Joan, Chin Chin, 42nd Street, The Man from Stratford, Oklahoma, Little Shop of Horrors, Singing in the Rain, Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Our House, Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific, and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Me and My Girl and Carousel.

Associate Lighting Designer; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, West End, The Nether, West End, Women in White, West End and Broadway, Another Country Minerva Theatre, Chichester. Lord of the Rings, Toronto and West End. Other productions include West-End UK Tours, Europe, Japan and USA.

International design work Rocky Horror Picture Show, -European Tour 2009-2016, The Sound of Music – Cairo and Beirut, Private Lives, Toronto, A Chorus Line -New Israel Opera, Evita, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar and Hair!- Ljubljana Festival-Slovenia. Spring Awakening, The Full Monty, Cabaret - The English Theatre Frankfurt, Fame, Monaco. The Sound of Music Stars of the Musicals and Chicago – Malaysia. Woyzeck - New York, Sunset Boulevard, Cork Opera House, Who Shot the Sheriff, Dracula, Tivoli, Copenhagen, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tour of Sweden.

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Matt Leventhall

Associate Lighting Designer

After serving as president of the University of Nottingham New Theatre, Matt trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating top of his class. Matt recently returned to RADA to take up post as Assistant Head of Lighting.

Recent Theatre/Opera includes:

Barbarians (Young Vic), Hamlet is Dead: No Gravity (Arcola); Lady Anna All At Sea (Park Theatre); Islands (New Diorama); Ant Street (ArcolaThis Much (or an Act of Violence Towards the Institution of Marriage (Oval House); Scarlet (Southwark Playhouse); Islands (New Diorama and Underbelly); Divas (Rose Theatre and Pleasance); Light (Battersea Arts Centre); After Penelope (John Gielgud Theatre); Mrs Warren’s Profession (John Gielgud Theatre); Bear (Old Red Lion); A Christmas Carol (Old Red Lion) Sikes and Nancy, (UK Tour and Trafalgar Studios); Light (Barbican and European Tour, for LIMF and Theatre Ad Infinitum);Suffolk Stories (Theatre Royal, Bury St Emunds for Lubkinfinds); God’s Own Country (UK Tour for Fine Mess Theatre); Bear (Old Red Lion); Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (Secret Cinema, The Troxy); Random (John Gielgud Theatre); Fishskin Trousers (Finborough Theatre) ** Offie Finalist – Best Lighting Designer; Hamlet (St Mary’s Theatre, Nottingham); Bedbound (Trinity Theatre, Kent); The Infant (Vivien Cox Theatre, Guildford); Bed (Nottingham Lakeside); Madame Butterfly (Leatherhead Theatre). Conferences/Concerts: TEDx London (The Roundhouse); The Songs of My Life (Garrick Theatre), Plug in The Lead (Leicester Square Theatre), Collaborations (St James Theatre). Whilst at RADA: Cole Porter’s High Society; Love for Love; In the Summerhouse; Yerma. For the National Student Drama Festival; Orphans; Bluebird; This Wide Night; After The End; Proof **Stage Electrics Design Award Winner; Talking to Terrorists; Cast Aside.

Matt is also a regular visiting artist at LAMDA, designs include: Have a Nice Life; Women of Troy; But Not As We Know It; The Walworth Farce; Joseph K; The Cagebirds; Land Without Words. 

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Roberto Surace

Costume Designer

Roberto originates from Melbourne Australia where he trained at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) gaining a BA in Dramatic Art (Production). 

Recent costume designs include Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo & UK Tour) 

Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None (UK Tour) and The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess & Budapest).

Other costume designs were seen at West End Eurovision where he designed costumes for entries by Top Hat and Les Miserables.

Before, during and after his training he went on to design sets and/or costumes of The Sound of Music, Barnum, Calamity Jane, The Wiz, Guys and Dolls, Bye Bye Birdie, The Bacchae, The Suicide, Ship of Fools and The Art
of Success all in Australia. 

Theatre includes: Costume Supervisor on Peter Pan (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Top Hat (2014/2015 UK Tour & Japan). Wardrobe Master on Fatal Attraction (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Top Hat (Aldwych), Deputy Wardrobe Master on Les Miserables (Queens), Les Miserables - 25th Anniversary Concert (O2 Arena).

Other theatre includes: Oliver! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), RSC - Hamlet, Midsummer Nights Dream, Taming of the Shrew (Novello), The Lion King (Lyceum). In Australia: Wicked (Regent), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Regent), Fiddler on the Roof (Her Majesty's), The Lion King (Regent), Mamma Mia! (Her Majesty's), Eureka (Her Majesty's). 

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Jon Fiber for JollyGoodTunes

Sound Design

Jon Fiber and Andy Shaw of JollyGoodTunes have been composing music and designing sound for theatre since 1997. Current show highlights include The Gruffalo (UK and international tours), Room On The Broom (UK and international tours), The Gruffalo’s Child (UK and international tours), What the Ladybird Heard (UK and international tour, Mr Benn (UK tour), Them with Frozen Tails (UK tour), Something Else (UK tour), The Snow Dragon (UK and international tours, Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late (UK and US tours) and sound design for The Tiger Who Came to Tea (UK and international tour), Spot’s Birthday Party (UK tour) and The Three Little Pigs (West End Summer 2015 and Australian tour).

 Other sound design work includes, ‘And All the Children Cried’ (BAC, London), ‘Measure for Measure Malaya’ (Riverside Studios). Beside their theatre work JGT have also composed and record music for TV (BBC2, Discovery Channel, HSBC, Ericsson and Johnnie Walker.) 

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Joey Hickman

Musical Director & Arranger

Joey trained on the Actor Musicianship course at Rose Bruford.

As a musical director, assistant MD, band leader & arranger credits include:
Oliver! (Watermill Theatre); Three Minute Heroes (Belgrade Theatre); The Threepenny Opera (Graeae Theatre/UK Tour); The Snow Spider (Io Theatre Company); Our House (New Wolsey Theatre/UK Tour); Dreamboats and Petticoats (BKL Playhouse Theatre, West End); Assassins (Rose Bruford)

Joey is also an actor and has performed in many productions across the country, including:
Thisbe (Door Ajar Theatre); Cinderella (Tobacco Factory & Travelling Light), Oliver! (Watermill Theatre); Romeo & Juliet and The School for Scandal (Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory); The BFG (Birmingham Rep); The Threepenny Opera (Graeae Theatre/UK Tour); The Snow Spider (Io Theatre Company); Our House (New Wolsey Theatre/UK Tour); I Was A Rat! (Birmingham Rep/UK Tour); Dreamboats and Petticoats (BKL Playhouse Theatre, West End)