Cast

Maryam Grace

Maryam Grace

Cast

Maryam graduated from The Oxford School of Drama in 2015. Recent stage credits include Estella/Biddy in Great Expectations at the Old Red Lion Theatre, Juliet in Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet at Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe and Shez in one woman show Strawberry Starburst at IYAF festival, for which she won the 'Best Individual Performance' award. Her screen credits include The Mummy (Universal).

Alex Tosh

Alex Tosh

Cast

Alex Graduated from Rose Bruford.

Saxophone (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone) and Clarinet all Grade 8.

Theatre: Norman Petty in Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story (UK Tour), Sunny Afternoon (The Harold Pinter Theatre), Actor/ Musician in Stick Man (UK and International Tour) Snoopy in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown by Fresh Cut Productions.

Roles whilst training: Rosser/ Ivey/ Peavey in Parade, Baron in The Lower Depths, Florizel in Winter’s Tale and Juan in Yerma.

Anna Larkin

Anna Larkin

Cast

Originally from Glasgow and trained at Lecoq, Anna works mainly as an actor musician and has spent many years working in family theatre and educational projects.

Theatre credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Little English Theatre) Romeo et Juliette, Les Trois Mousquetaires, Bon Voyage (Flying Theatre) immersive production, The Lost Carnival (LAStheatre) and this year, Edgar Allen Poe Double Bill (Brockley Jack/Okai Collier Company.)

Most recently, Anna worked on family show The Man Who Knows Everything (devised with clown Kiki Lovechild) and as performer and composer on Blown Away (Metta Theatre) which premiered at the Northcott Theatre, Exeter in 2016 and toured theatres in Autumn 2017.

Creatives

Brian Hargreaves

Brian Hargreaves

Musical Director

Brian is a multi-instrumentalist Musical Director, composer and producer.nnBrian plays Tenor Sax with The Heavy, performing on The Tonight Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has  toured the US, Japan, Europe, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong, and festivals including Edinburgh Fringe, Glastonbury, Ottawa Jazz and Fuji Rock.nnTheatre credits:  MD/Performer Cinderella A Fairytale (2016 Tobacco Factory/Travelling Light) Performer/Musician – Sleeping Beauty (2015, BOV) Actor/Musician Swallows and Amazons (2014, BOV); MD/Composer/Performer World Cup 1966 (2014, BOV); MD/Composer/Performer Little Table Of Delights (2014, Theatre Damfino); MD Pirate Gran (2014, Scamp); MD/Performer/Devisor Stickman (2008 – 2011, Scamp); Musician/Performer Cinderella (2012 Travelling Light/Tobacco Factory).nnRecorded Credits: 'Halaska' – BBC/Holland America 2017; The Heavy - 'Great Vengeance & Furious Fire' 2007; 'The House That Dirt Built 2009; 'The Glorious Dead' 2011 (Counter Records/Ninja Tune)
Chris Pirie

Chris Pirie

Puppetry & Associate Director

Chris specialises in puppetry as a performer, designer, director and teacher. His work has taken him all over the world as a long-term partner in award-winning theatre company Green Ginger, and he has directed for Tobacco Factory Theatres & Travelling Light (Cinderella, A Fairytale) and Tiddler & Other Terrific Tales for Scamp and Freckle Productions. Chris has also worked as a director, designer or consultant to Opera di Roma, Welsh National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Kneehigh Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Hijinx Theatre, Living Pictures, Arcadia Spectacular, Rusty Squid, Theatr Iolo, Sherman Theatre and Invisible Ink.

 

TV and Film credits include Bill Bailey's Unexpected Item, Aardman Animations' Chump and BBCtv; The Big Read, Casualty, Blue Peter. Chris is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, he teaches and mentors at Bath Spa University and is a co-producer of the Bristol Festival of Puppetry.