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.
Matthew achieved an FnD in Performance Practice from the University of Plymouth. A highly trained martial artist he is also a fight choreographer for feature films.
Theatre credits include: THE WILD GOOSE (The Ealing Shakespeare Players); LOVE ME DOROTHY (Flip Productions, Edinburgh Festival); BED (Without Company Co) and GRIMM TALES (Without Company Co).
TV credits: PHONESHOP Series 2 (E4, Talkback Thames).
Film credits: CANDLE TO WATER (Blind Pictures), HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS (Warner Brothers), TALION (Mann Made Films), Kenneth Branagh's THE MAGIC FLUTE (Ideale Audience).
Paul trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Theatre work includes: RICHARD II, HENRY VI (Generator Company); MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Union Theatre); TOAD HALL, DON JUAN IN LOVE, CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, CYCLOPS! (Scoop Amphitheatre); THE JUNGLE BOOK (Tobacco Factory); ROBINSON CRUSOE (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds); KING LEAR (Bristol Old Vic); COUNTRY MAGIC (Finborough Theatre); JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH (Birmingham Stage Company 2002, Gordon Craig Theatre 2014); AGAMEMNON, HELEN OF TROY, ANDROCLES AND THE LION (Steam Industry) and ROBIN HOOD (Greenwich Theatre).
TV and film work includes: KINKY BOOTS (Disney); HOW TO BE A PRINCE, CASUALTY, DOCTOR WHO (BBC TV); GREAT ESCAPE: THE UNTOLD STORY, THE BILL (ITV) and PHONESHOP (Channel 4).
Hazel trained at Guildford School of Acting. Recent theatre credits include: Elizabeth Bennet in PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (Lyric Theatre); Liesl in THE SOUND OF MUSIC (Kilworth House Theatre) and the new comedy TOXIC BANKERS!(Leicester Square Theatre) where she created the lead role of Fiona. Other theatre credits include: Rose Lennox in THE SECRET GARDEN (Edinburgh Festival Theatre and Alexandra Theatre, Toronto); Rosalia and alternate Maria in the 50th Anniversary production of WEST SIDE STORY (ATG UK Tour); Joanna in SWEENEY TODD THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET(Theatre at the Mill); Pilar in GOODBYE BARCELONA (Arcola Theatre) and Desdemona in OTHELLO(Works Theatre Company).
Film and Television work includes: Poppy in THE BASIL BRUSH SHOW (RDF Television); Amy in MoGrafik’s EXPRESS and Hannah in THE SPLIT (Central Productions). Hazel has appeared in workshops of THE LIGHT PRINCESS (The National Theatre) and THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG (Kneehigh).