Cressida won the Off West End Award for Best Choreography for the UK premiere of Titanic. The production opened at Southwark Playhouse, transferred to Toronto, Canada and was then restaged earlier this year at Charing Cross Theatre. As a director, her other work includes: Avenue Q (UK tour 2014/15/16 & Hong Kong), Spear (Courtyard Theatre Hereford), The Lost Christmas (Trafalgar Studios), Betwixt (Edinburgh Festival), Marry Me A Little (Etcetera Theatre).
Laura Wade’s plays include Posh (Royal Court Theatre and West End), Tipping the Velvet (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith), Alice (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield), Kreutzer vs. Kreutzer (Globe Theatre, Sydney Opera House and Australian tour), Other Hands (Soho Theatre), Colder Than Here (Soho Theatre and MCC Theatre New York), Breathing Corpses (Royal Court Theatre), Catch (Royal Court Theatre, written with four other playwrights), Young Emma (Finborough Theatre), 16 Winters (Bristol Old Vic Basement) and Limbo (Crucible Studio Theatre, Sheffield). Films include The Riot Club. Laura Wade trained with the Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme in London, and was a Writer on Attachment at Soho Theatre. Awards include the Critics’ Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright, the Pearson Best Play Award and the George Devine Award. Laura Wade’s plays have been performed in the UK, USA, Australia, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands and Mexico.
Verity trained at RADA. Theatre credits include: Cate in Blasted (Styx), Little Sure Shot, Polar Bears, The Crucible (all for West Yorkshire Playhouse on their Graduate Programme); Little Sure Shot (Theeatre Royal, Bath and UK Tour. Other credits include: post.human (Jedermann Theatre Company), One Night In November (Belgrade Coventry), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cyrano De Bergerac (Chester Performs). Literary Readings include: Pine by Jacqui Honess-Martin (Hampstead Theatre), Sex Lives of the Siamese Twins by Irvine Welsh (Southbank Centre), The Nine Lives of Kit Marlowe by Jay Margrave (The Guildford Institute). Theatre credits at RADA include: Helena All’s Well That Ends Well, Gertrude Stein Six Pictures of Lee Miller, Gertie Moffat Blue Stockings, Miss Belzer When She Danced, Gloucester/The Fool King Lear. Film credits at RADA include: Olga Mary Gloster.
Toni trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and was the Spotlight Prize Nominee for 2013. Theatre credits whilst training include: Days of Significance, The Libertine, A Doll’s House. Other Theatre credits include: Edgar and Annabel (The Karamel Club) , Housewife, 49 (Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness). Television credits include: Doctors (BBC). Toni is also a producer with Falling Pennies – a theatre company specialising in New Writing. Toni has appeared with the English Theatre in Hamburg and has just finished filming Gone (Sky Atlantic).
Sarah works frequently on Radio 4, including playing the regular character, Joan, in the long-running comedy series, Clare in the Community. She has also worked on The Archers and many other plays and comedies, including: When Ali Came to Abingdon, The Riot Girls – Susan & Emma, Pilgrim, The Loving Ballad of Captain Bateman, In and Out of the Kitchen, The Cazalets, We Are Mermaid, Diary of a Joskin, Animal Farm, Hester, Little Grudges and Rudy’s Rare Records. In 2012 Sarah won the BBC Radio Drama Norman Beaton Fellowship. Sarah’s Theatre credits include: Bette & Joan: The Final Curtain (St James Theatre, Assembly & UK Tour), Ragnarok (Eastern Angles), A Taste of Honey & The Adventures of the Stoneheads (National Theatre), Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off (Kings Head), Kirsty Housley’s Bandages (UK Tour), Deveil in the Details (Portsmouth New Theatre Royal / UK Tour), Forever in Your Debt (WAC), The Corner Shop (Fourtsight Theatre), Thatcher: The Musical! (UK Tour), Dido Queen of Carthage (Kensington Palace & The House of St. Barnabas-in-Soho), Moll Flanders (Wichester Theatre Royal), Richard III (Riverside Studios and UK Tour). Sarah has toured extensively with Trestle, Foursight and Kaos, and worked with many companies including Birmingham Rep, Platform 4 and the RSC. Sarah is co-founder of site-specific Angels in the Architecture and from 2007-2012 was Co-Artistic Director of Foursight Theatre. She is now a regular facilitator on the National Theatre Theatreworks Programme. Recent television work includes: Home Fires (ITV) and Taboo, Not Going Out, Doctors and Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle (BBC). Sarah originally trained with Jacques Lecoq in Paris.
Molly trained at Bristol Old Vic. Credits whilst training include: First Episode (Jermyn Street Theatre), As You Like It (Saville Gardens), Midsummer Night’s Dream (Windsor Castle Moat Garden), Cinderella (Windsor Castle). Her television credits include: Hannah Drake in The Coroner (BBC) and Paulette Swain in Father Brown (BBC). She also sang on the cast recording of London Road (BBC Films and Cuba Pictures).
Macy’s Theatre credits include: Peter Pan (Exeter Northcott Theatre), Goosebumps Alive! (The Vaults), The BFG (Octagon Theatre Bolton), Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Laramie Project, The Winter’s Tale, Uncle Vanya (LAMDA). Television credits include: The Coroner (BBC), Poirot: Hallowe’en Party (ITV). Film credits include: Run, Fatboy, Run (Beech Hill Films), Foster (Serendipity Productions).
Lucy’s recent TV credits include: Tracey Ullman’s Show (BBC1), Our Girl (BBC1). She recently played the lead roles in feature films Death Race 4 and Infected London, both due for release next year. Other theatre credits include: Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth (UK Tour, Permanently Bard).
Jessica’s recent Theatre credits include: White Leadas (Sphinx Theatre’s Women Centre Stage Festival at Hampstead Theatre), Cosmic Fear (Edinburgh Fringe), Honeybear (Arcola), Free Falling Bird (Bush). Jessica is also a playwright; her work has been supported by the NT Studio, The Royal Court and Southwark Playhouse. She is currently under commission at The Bush.
Serena Jennings trained at Central.
Credits include Punk Rock (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), The Eccentricities of a Nightingale (The Web- ber Douglas), The Country Wife, The Oresteia, Titus Andronicus, Chatroom (Arcola Theatre), Lady Windermere’s Fan (The Embassy), The Sam Wannamaker Festival (The Globe), Wasted (The White Bear), The Low Road (The Embassy), Crave (Prague Quadrennial).
Gabby studied Politics with Economics at University of Bath, before training at Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts. Theatre credits include: Doctor Faustus (Jamie Lloyd Company/ Duke of York’s), Jew of Malta, Love’s Sacrifice, Volpone (Royal Shakespeare Company), Sinbad The Sailor, Takeaway (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Memory of Numbers, Venus Flytrap (Tamasha), Beat My Time Machine Skipped (Soho Theatre), Last Days of Limehouse (Yellow Earth), Giant & Hero (The Playhouse), Othello (Shakesperare’s Globe). Film credits include: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Aliceville, Day After The World Ended, Random 11. Radio credits include: Avenue of Eternal Peace (BBC Radio 4), The Man Who Tended Dahlias (Frequency Radio). Gabby is an alumni of Royal Court Theatre’s Unheard Voices writers program. Hong Kong born and British educated, Gabby speaks Cantonese, Mandarin & English.
Cassie trained at The Oxford School of Drama. Theatre credits include: Husbands and Sons (National Theatre), Every You, Every Me (Salisbury Playhouse), King Lear (National Theatre), Juicy and Delicious (NT Studio), Actress With Bongo (Soho Theatre) and Machinal (Royal Court Theatre). Television credits include: Doctors, The Coroner; Ready, Okay!, Suspects. Radio credits include: Frankie Boyle’s Election Autopsy, Palace of the End, Measure for Measure, Work of Art.
Alice trained at the National Youth Theatre and the Arts University Bournemouth. Theatre credits include: Bull (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), The Wars of the Roses (Rose Theatre Kingston), The World’s Wife (National Youth Theatre/Latitude Festival), Macbeth (Full Houses Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Watch Your Head), The Merchant of Venice, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hamlet (London Contemporary Theatre), A Christmas Carol (South Hill Park Studio) and Road (Lighthouse Theatre Poole).
Amani’s recent Film & TV credits include: WILL (TNT), Victoria and Abdul (Phenomen Pictures), Outlander (Starz). Recent Theatre credits include: The Spoils (Trafalgar Studios), Eggs (Vault Festival), Crushed (Kings Head Theatre, Best New Play Brighton Fringe), Eggs (Edinburgh Fringe). Amani’s award winning short film The Silent Gangsters, which she co-wrote & directed, screened at the London Short Film Festival 2016 & Southampton International Short Film Festival 2015. Her comedy web series Offstage can be seen on YouTube.