The Cast: London Criterion Theatre
Theatre credits: A MAD WORLD MY MASTERS, TITUS ANDRONICUS, CANDIDE (Royal Shakespeare Company Swan season); CHARLEY’S AUNT (the Menier Chocolate Factory); DANGEROUS CORNER, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Salisbury Playhouse); CONSTANCE (King’s Head); SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER (Nottingham Playhouse); RELATIVELY SPEAKING, BLACK COMEDY (Watermill); LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (New Vic); THE REAL THING (Northampton); CHILDREN NEVER SHOULD (Young Vic); THE SNOW QUEEN (Derby Playhouse and RSC); SPRING AWAKENING (In the Pit, Barbican) and DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE (Barbican).
Television: ENDEAVOUR, three series of DOWN TO EARTH, MY FAMILY, HOLBY CITY, EASTENDERS, CASUALTY, DOCTORS, THE LAUGHTER OF GOD and THE WILD HOUSE (all BBC); WAVELENGTH, POPETOWN and ROCKET TO THE MOON (ITV).
Film: LES MISÉRABLES (Working Title); BUSTER (NFH) and ARTHUR’S DYKE (BBC Films).
Radio: HAMLET, EMMA, CLARISSA, DRACULA, PLENTY, GREAT EXPECTATIONS, RUMPOLE AND THE TEENAGE WEREWOLF and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA (all for BBC Radio 4).
Greg trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Theatre credits include: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Northampton Royal Theatre); LOW PAY? DON’T PAY! (Salisbury Playhouse/Told by an Idiot); Costard the Fool in LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST for Sir Peter Hall (the Rose Theatre, Kingston); LYSISTRATA (AOD/the Rose Theatre); the Morecambe-and-Wise-inspired Olivier Award-winning THE PLAY WHAT I WROTE (national tour); THE MISSIONARY’S POSITION (Penny Dreadful Theatre); ALL IN THE TIMING (Peepolykus); RELATIVELY SPEAKING and BLACK COMEDY (Watermill, Newbury); THE LADY IN THE VAN, ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD, HAMLET and THE ACCRINGTON PALS (West Yorkshire Playhouse); THE MADNESS OF GEORGE III (Birmingham Rep/West Yorkshire Playhouse); THE TEMPEST (Southwark Playhouse); AWAY and EUROPE (Traverse, Edinburgh); SERVICES (Gate Theatre, London) and IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY (national tour).
Film and TV credits include: SEE HOW THEY RUN, HEARTBEAT, JANE HALL, EMMERDALE, and TOUCH ME, I’M KAREN TAYLOR.
Radio includes the Writers’ Guild Award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy FAGS, MAGS AND BAGS.
Greg also enjoys writing and performing as not the female half of the character comedy double act Haiste and Lawrence.
Nick Holder’s work in theatre includes: LONDON ROAD, SOUTH PACIFIC, SWEENEY TODD, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, THE MISER and THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS (National Theatre); THE WINTER’S TALE, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, THE BEGGAR’S OPERA and AS YOU LIKE IT (RSC); INTO THE WOODS (Donmar); RICHARD III and THE MUSIC MAN (Open Air, Regent’s Park); LITTLE FISH and A DAY AT THE RASCISTS (Finborough); ASSASSINS (Union) and THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, LES MISÉRABLES and MISS SAIGON (West End).
TV includes: PARADE’S END, THE GAME, BY ANY MEANS, SOME GIRLS, PSYCHOVILLE, RESPECTABLE (FALLEN), HOLBY CITY, PLANESPOTTING, BORN AND BRED, DOCTORS, ‘ORRIBLE, EASTENDERS, LONDON’S BURNING and THE FAST SHOW.
Films include: LES MISÉRABLES, THE WORLD’S END, ANNA KARENINA, BROKEN, CLUBBED, LADY GODIVA: BACK IN THE SADDLE, SEX LIVES OF THE POTATO MEN, FOUR FEATHERS, THE FINAL CURTAIN, THE CRIMINAL and EVITA.
Theatre includes: Stanhope in JOURNEY’S END (New Ambassadors Theatre); Prince Richard in KING OF HEARTS (Out of Joint); James Morland/Frederick Tilney in NORTHANGER ABBEY (Salisbury Playhouse); 66 BOOKS - PROVERBS (the Bush) and Alex in GUY FAWKES NIGHT (The Old Vic - 24 Hour Plays).
Television work includes: DOCTOR WHO series three and four (BBC); BONES (Fox Television); POIROT, JOE MADDISON’S WAR, LEWIS and LAW & ORDER (ITV).
Radio includes: Bennett in ANOTHER COUNTRY and Risley in MAURICE (both for BBC Radio 4).
Films include: A GOOD YEAR, FLAWLESS, INTO THE STORM, CUCKOO, and THE PATROL Feature.
Andrew trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. His credits include a number of Shakespearean roles including Bottom, Hortensio, Charles the Wrestler, Antonio, Falstaff, Demetrius and Macbeth. From 2006 to 2010 he performed in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR and AS YOU LIKE IT to worldwide audiences whilst touring with TNT Theatre and GB Theatre. Other stage credits include A CHRISTMAS CAROL (TNT); HARMONY OF THE SPHERES (Trinity College); GUTBUSTERS (Etcetera Theatre) and ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Oxford Shakespeare Co.) Andrew has appeared on screen in More4’s IRAQ: THE BLOODY CIRCUS, MAVERICK BLUES (Rapid Pictures) and has advertised for Tesco and IBM. He has also presented a BBC HANDS ON HISTORY film on how to study history. Andrew has recently finished the UK tour of THE 39 STEPS for Fiery Angel as understudy Man, and is very happy to be returning to the role, this time in the West End. Andrew is also currently studying for an MA at UCL in Medieval History.
Anna trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Theatre includes: understudy Annabella Schmidt/Margaret/Pamela in THE 39 STEPS (UK tour); Rose Seller/understudy Nancy in OLIVER! (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Liesl in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (the First Group Theatre, Dubai, and BIECC, Bahrain) and ensemble/understudy Liesl in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (UK national tour). Voice-overs include: campaigns for Peppa Pig, Marks and Spencer, Vodafone, Kia and Disney. Anna is delighted to be joining the West End cast of THE 39 STEPS.
Adam trained at East 15 Acting School. Theatre credits include: understudy Richard Hannay in THE 39 STEPS (UK tour); Valet and understudy Bertie in THE KING’S SPEECH (Wyndham’s/UK tour); Maurice Hall in MAURICE (2010 off-West End Award nomination for Best Male Performance; Above the Stag); Paul in COMPANY (Rose and Crown, Walthamstow); Silvius in AS YOU LIKE IT and Abbess in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Guildford Shakespeare Company); Frank Hunter in THE BROWNING VERSION (Tristan Bates Theatre) and Worthy in THE RELAPSE (Corbett Theatre).