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October 9 by Al Smith

Grace - Fiona Doyle
Fiona trained at The Bridge Theatre Training Company. Since graduating, she has played a variety of roles including Lucy Brown in The Treepenny Opera (Blackheath Halls), Leanna in First Sins (King's Head Theatre) and The Waitress in Straker Sings Brel directed by Mel Smith (King's Head Theatre). Screen work includes the lead role in Conceptual, funded by EM Media and winner of a variety of awards at various festivals in the UK and America. Last November, Fiona performed at The Old Red Lion Theatre in the acclaimed Riding the Back of the Tiger devised through the Young Vic and directed by Will Mortimer.

Colin - Toby Sharp
After graduating with a BA in Performing Arts from Middlesex University, Toby has played a variety of parts including almost all roles in a Schools tour of Oliver Twist, Derek in the new play Headlong, O'Brien in an adaptation of George Orwell's 1984 that toured Europe and Japan, and the role of Cyril in the recent short film Itchy Love. Toby is very happy to be involved in this exciting political theatre event at the Old Red Lion.

Staggering Through by Rachel Wagstaff

Sarah - Endy McKay
Trained: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in July 2004.
Theatre: Julius Caesar (Lyric Hammersmith); Silence (RSC Fringe / Arcola Theatre); Julius Caesar, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (RSC).
Whilst Training: The Pillars of Society; Measure for Measure; The Good Person of Szechwan; All My Sons; Two; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Country Wife; The Cherry Orchard; Cloud Nine.
TV: The Boston Tea Party (BBC).

Mark - James Davis
James Davis has performed all over the world, including Hamlet in Hamlet (Middle East), Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (East Africa) and Leontes in The Winters Tale (Japan). He has performed in this theatre in Mere Mortals and All In The Timing.

Ed - Liam Shannon
Liam trained at Manchester Metropolitan University. Theatre credits include Victor in Big Night Out (Drill Hall); Eddie in The Vinegar Trip (North West Playwrights). TV includes Dr Daniel Leeming in Where The Heart Is (Series 2, ITV); Jez in City Central (BBC); and Mike in Law and Disorder (Channel Four). Liam works extensively as a voice over artist and for the last three years has been a continuity presenter for the Discovery Channel.

Myths and Legends by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm

Polly - Rebecca Elise

Helen - Jenni Maitland

John - Kris Milnes

Kuta by DC Moore

Gail - Jane Riley
For nabokov, Jane has been involved in Liverpool shorts nights. Theatre credits include: Hatty in Tom's Midnight Garden (Birmingham Stage Company National Tour). Television credits include: Dalziel & Pascoe, Coronation Street, Vincent, Life on Mars, Casualty.

Mary - Marilyn O'Brien
Marilyn trained at ALRA. She is a member of the Old Vic New Voices Company and recently performed in the Old Vic New Voices' 24 Hour Plays. Her theatre credits include Mrs. Clerimont in The Beau Defeated; Sofia Fuentes in Widows; 2nd Maggie/Aunt Glegg in The Mill On The Floss; Mrs. Loveit in Man of Mode; Duchess of York in Richard III. She has also performed at the Samuel Beckett Theatre, Dublin, in a series of monologues & at the The Bull Theatre inThe Royal Hunt of The Sun. Her film credits include Rebecca in Hello You.
Jules - Clea Langton
Clea trained at Rusden College of Performing Arts in Australia. Her most recent UK credit is Goody Proctor in Arthur Miller's The Crucible (Chelsea Players). In Australia, Clea had guest roles in T.V serials Neighbours, Stingers, Crash Burn, Marshall Law, Backburner and the telemovie Leather and Silk. Theatre credits include Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Richard III, Antigone, The Stronger, Party Time and Penelope. New works include Strange Fruit and What Lies Between. Clea was also co-director of Australian Theatre School 2000-2002.


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