Harlequinade

All On Her Own

by TERENCE RATTIGAN
Cast Included JAYGANN AYEH, TOM BATEMAN, KENNETH BRANAGH, JESSIE BUCKLEY, VERA CHOK, JACK COLGRAVE HIRST, JOHN DAGLEISH, HADLEY FRASER, ANSU KABIA, STUART NEAL, ZOË RAINEY, MIRANDA RAISON, MICHAEL ROUSE, JOHN SHRAPNEL, ZOË WANAMAKER, KATHRYN WILDER and JIMMY YUILL

KENNETH BRANAGH - Arthur Gosport/Co-Director

Kenneth Branagh's stage acting credits include: Another Country, Henry V, Golden Girls, three productions of Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost, Romeo and Juliet (also directed), Public Enemy, As You Like It, Much Ado About Nothing, Look Back in Anger, A Midsummer Night's Dream (also directed), King Lear (also directed), Coriolanus, Richard III, Edmond, Ivanov, The Painkiller and Macbeth (also co-directed). The plays he has directed also include John Sessions' The Life of Napoleon and Napoleon, The American Story, Twelfth Night, Uncle Vanya, The Play What I Wrote, and Ducktastic.

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Branagh's film credits include: Henry V, Dead Again, Peter's Friends, Much Ado About Nothing, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, In the Bleak Midwinter, Othello, Hamlet, The Gingerbread Man, Theory of Flight, Celebrity, Wild Wild West, El Dorado, Love's Labour's Lost, How to Kill Your Neighbour's Dog, Rabbit Proof Fence, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, As You Like It, The Magic Flute, Sleuth, Valkyrie, The Boat that Rocked, Thor, My Week with Marilyn, Jack Ryan, and Cinderella for Disney. Branagh holds five career Academy Award® nominations, one of the first individuals to receive five nominations in five separate categories (Actor, Supporting Actor, Director, Screenplay, and Short).

Branagh's television credits include: The Billy Plays, The Boy in the Bush, Fortunes of War, Shadow of a Gunman, Conspiracy, Shackleton, Warm Springs, 10 Days to War, and Wallander. His writing credits include two plays, Tell Me Honestly and Public Enemy; his autobiography, Beginning; and a number of screen adaptations: Shakespeare's Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost, As You Like It, In The Bleak Midwinter and Mozart's The Magic Flute.
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ROB ASHFORD - Co-Director

Theatre credits on Broadway include Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Evita (Tony Award Nomination), How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (Tony Award Nominations for Direction and Choreography), Promises, Promises (Tony Award Nomination), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony Award Best Choreography), Shrek, John Water's Cry Baby (Tony Award Nomination, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Fred Astaire Awards), Curtains (Tony Award Nomination) and The Wedding Singer (Tony Award Nomination).

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Other credits include Macbeth (Park Avenue Armory, New York and Manchester International Festival); the Olivier Award winning productions of Anna Christie, A Streetcar Named Desire and Parade (All Donmar Warehouse); Directed and Choreographed Peter Pan Live! and The Sound of Music Live! (NBC. DGA Award Nominations for both); Directed The Barber of Seville and Carousel (Lyric Opera Chicago).

He choreographed and staged the 2015 Academy Awards with Neil Patrick Harris, the 2014 Academy Awards with Ellen DeGeneres, and the 2013 Academy Awards with Seth MacFarlane. For the Academy Awards 2009 won the Emmy Award for Best Choreography for his work on Baz Luhrmann's production number featuring Hugh Jackman and Beyoncé. He has also choreographed the opening number for The Tony Awards starring Neil Patrick Harris for the past 4 years.

Films include choreography for Beyond the Sea and Disney's Cinderella.

Rob is an Associate Director at The Old Vic Theatre in London and is a Trustee of The Joyce Theatre in New York City.
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CHRISTOPHER ORAM - Set and Costume Designer

Recent engagements: Man and Superman (National Theatre); Wolf Hall and Bringing up the Bodies (RSC: Stratford, London, NYC); Macbeth (Manchester International Festival & Park Avenue Armoury); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Richard Rodgers theatre, NYC); Evita (Marquis, NYC); Company (Sheffield Crucible); Don Giovanni (Met); Madama Butterfly (Houston Grand Opera); Red (Donmar, Golden NYC, Los Angeles); King Lear (Donmar, BAM); Billy Budd (Glyndebourne, BAM). As part of the inaugural season for the Michael Grandage Company: Privates on Parade, Peter and Alice, The Cripple of Inishmaan (also NYC), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Henry V, Wolf Hall and Bringing up the Bodies (Broadway).

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He trained at the West Sussex College of Art and Design and has collaborated with Michael Grandage on numerous productions since 1996. He is the recipient of an Evening Standard Award for Caligula (2003), Olivier Award for Power (2004) and a Tony Award for Red (2010).
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NEIL AUSTIN - Lighting Design

Recipient of the 2011 Laurence Olivier Award for The White Guard at the National Theatre and the 2010 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Red on Broadway.

Previously with Kenneth Branagh & Rob Ashford: Macbeth (Manchester International Festival & Park Avenue Armory, New York).

Previously with Rob Ashford: Carousel (Lyric Opera of Chicago); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Rodgers, Broadway); Finding Neverland (Curve, Leicester); Evita (Marquis, Broadway); A Streetcar Named Desire (Donmar); Parade (Donmar & Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles).

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West End includes: Bend it Like Beckham (Phoenix), Shakespeare in Love (Noël Coward), Great Britain (National Theatre & Haymarket), The Weir (Donmar & Wyndham's), Henry V (Coward), The Sunshine Boys (Savoy), South Downs & The Browning Version, Death and the Maiden, The Children's Hour (Comedy/Pinter), Hamlet, Madame de Sade, Twelfth Night (Donmar at Wyndham's), Piaf (Donmar & Vaudeville), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (Vaudeville), No Man's Land (Duke of York's), The Hothouse, Dealer's Choice (Trafalgar Studios), Frost Nixon (Donmar, Gielgud), A Life in the Theatre (Apollo), Betty Blue Eyes (Novello), King Lear, The Seagull (RSC, New London), Much Ado About Nothing (RSC, Novello), Japes (Haymarket).

Other Theatre includes: Rules for Living, Dara, The Silver Tassie, Liolà, Children of the Sun, Port, The Doctor's Dilemma, She Stoops to Conquer, The Veil, The Cherry Orchard, Women Beware Women, London Assurance, Oedipus, Philistines, The Man of Mode, Thérèse Raquin (National Theatre) , Electra (Old Vic), Henry IV, Julius Caesar, The Night Alive, Spelling Bee, King Lear, Passion, The Wild Duck, After Miss Julie, Caligula, (Donmar Warehouse), Birdland, The Faith Machine, Tusk Tusk (Royal Court) Assassins (Menier Chocolate Factory).

Broadway includes: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Evita, Red, Hamlet, The Seafarer, Frost Nixon.
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CHRISTOPHER SHUTT - Sound Design

Recent Engagements: Hamlet (Barbican); The Father (West End); Here We Go, Beaux Stratagem, Man & Superman (National Theatre); hang (Royal Court); Oppenheimer, Wendy & Peter Pan (RSC); The Seagull (Regent's Park); War Horse (China); Bull (Young Vic) and Escaped Alone (Royal Court);

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Forthcoming Engagements: Hamlet (RSC); The Father (BBC Radio).

Christopher Shutt trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He was Head of Sound at the Bristol Old Vic, Royal Court Theatre and National Theatre and now works freelance.
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PATRICK DOYLE - Composer

Patrick Doyle is a classically trained composer. He graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music in 1975 and was made a Fellow of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music in 2001. After many years composing for theatre, radio and television, Patrick joined the Renaissance Theatre Company as composer and musical director in 1987. In 1989 director Sir Kenneth Branagh commissioned Patrick to compose the score for Henry V, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, and they have subsequently collaborated on numerous pictures, including Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, As You Like It and Cinderella. Patrick and Branagh's collaboration within film and theatre has continued to this day, with performances worldwide that include Branagh's 2014 production of Macbeth, which ran at the Park Avenue Armory Theatre in New York.

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Patrick has been commissioned to score over 50 international feature films, including Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Gosford Park, Sense and Sensibility, Indochine, Carlito's Way and A Little Princess. His work has led to collaborations with some of the most acclaimed directors in the world, such as Regis Wargnier, Brian De Palma, Alfonso Cuaròn, Ang Lee, Chen Kaige, Mike Newell and Robert Altman.

In October 2007, Patrick Doyle's 'Music from the Movies' sell-out concert on behalf of The Leukaemia Research Fund was staged at The Royal Albert Hall. It was directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh and starred a host of international talent, including Emma Thompson, Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Judi Dench and Alan Rickman, among many others. In December 2013, the London Symphony Orchestra performed a programme of Patrick's work in a special celebratory concert at the Barbican for Patrick's 60th birthday, at which Sir Derek Jacobi, Emma Thompson and soprano Janis Kelly performed.

Patrick has received two Oscar, two Golden Globe, one BAFTA and two Cesar nominations, as well as winning the 1989 Ivor Novello Award for Best Film Theme for Henry V. He has also been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Scottish BAFTA, the Henry Mancini Award from ASCAP and the PRS Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Music.

Patrick has composed several concert pieces, including Tam O Shanter, commissioned by the Scottish Schools Orchestra Trust; Corarsik, composed for Emma Thompson's birthday; The Face in the Lake, commissioned by Sony and narrated by Kate Winslet; and The Thistle and the Rose, commissioned by Prince Charles in honour of the Queen Mother's 90th birthday. His concert suite Impressions of America received its world premiere in July 2012 with the National Schools Symphony Orchestra, of which Patrick is a patron. Patrick scored Rise of the Planet of the Apes for Fox Studios, and Brave for Disney/Pixar, and was subsequently awarded Best Original Composition for Film at the International Music and Sound Awards for Brave. In addition, Patrick completed a score for the silent movie It starring Clara Bow, commissioned by The Syracuse Film Festival, which received its world premiere at the Syracuse historic Landmark Theatre in October 2013.

Most recently, Patrick completed work on the music for Walt Disney's live action version of Cinderella, directed by Sir Kenneth Branagh and released worldwide in spring 2015. This is their eleventh film collaboration to date. Patrick also recently completed recording a solo piano album made up of a collection of his scores to date, released by Varese Sarabande on 24th July 2015.
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JON DRISCOLL - Projection Design

Jon Driscoll studied Cinematography at the National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield and Theatre Design at Croydon College of Art.

His designs for theatre include: 3 Winters, King Lear, The Effect, People, The Last of the Haussmans, Travelling Light, Earthquakes in London, Nation, The Power of Yes, All's Well That Ends Well, The Observer, Gethsemane, Her Naked Skin, Fram, A Matter of Life and Death and The Reporter (NT); Mack and Mabel, ENRON, Separate Tables and The Last Cigarette (Chichester Festival Theatre); Richard III, The Prisoner of Second Avenue and Complicit (Old Vic); Brief Encounter for Kneehigh (Obie Award, LA Drama Critics Circle Award and Olivier nomination), The Lightning Play and Whistling Psyche (Almeida) and Frost/Nixon (Donmar Warehouse).

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West End designs include: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Olivier Award), Ghost the Musical (also Broadway Drama Desk Award and Tony nomination), Stephen Ward, From Here to Eternity, The King's Speech, The Wizard of Oz, Love Never Dies, Dirty Dancing, Our House, Up for Grabs and Dance of Death.

Broadway designs include: Finding Neverland and Chaplin the Musical (Drama Desk nomination).

Dance designs include: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet (Olivier nomination).

Opera designs include: Carmen (Santa Fe Opera).

Concert and event designs include: The Phantom of the Opera (Royal Albert Hall); Secret Cinema's Blade Runner and Kate Bush's Before the Dawn (Hammersmith Apollo).

Jon is director of cinelumina, a London-based film post-production company.
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LUCY BEVAN - Casting Director

Theatre credits include: Jonathan Miller's Camera Obscura at the Almeida (2002); The Boy Who Fell Into A Book for the English Touring Theatre (2002); Casting Director at the Gate Theatre from 2007 - 2009, where productions included Hedda Gabler, Nocturnal and The Internationalist for directors Carrie Cracknell and Natalie Abrahami.

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Film credits include: Cinderella directed by Kenneth Branagh; Snowden directed by Oliver Stone; Mr Holmes directed by Bill Condon; Testament of Youth directed by James Kent; Fury directed by David Ayer; The Hundred Foot Journey directed by Lasse Halstrom; Maleficent directed by Robert Stromberg; Before Midnight and Me & Orson Welles directed by Richard LInklater; Quartet directed by Dustin Hoffman; Snow White and the Huntsman directed by Rupert Sanders; Johnny English Reborn directed by Oliver Parker; Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides directed by Rob Marshall; Nanny McPhee Returns directed by Susanna White; An Education, One Day and Riot Club directed by Lone Scherfig; The Duchess directed by Saul Dibb and St Trinians.

TV credits include: Birdsong for Working Title (2012) and The Casual Vacancy for BBC and HBO (2015).
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JAYGANN AYEH - Second Halberdier

Jaygann Ayeh recently graduated from RADA.
Theatre credits include: Ghost (World Premiere / Original West End Cast).
Television Credits: Lewis (ITV).
Film credits: Les Misérables (Working Title Films).


TOM BATEMAN - Jack Wakefield

Theatre includes: Shakespeare In Love (Nöel Coward Theatre); Lizzie Siddal (Arcola Theatre); Duchess Of Malfi (Old Vic); The Lion In Winter (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Much Ado About Nothing (Wyndham's Theatre).

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Television includes: Jekyll & Hyde (ITV); The Honourable Woman (BBC); The Tunnel (Kudos/Sky/Canal+); Da Vinci's Demons (BBC Worldwide/Starz); Parade's End (HBO/BBC); Spooks (Kudos); Helicopter Missions (Windfall Films).

Film includes: The Creditors (Cuibar Productions).
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JESSIE BUCKLEY - Muriel Palmer

Jessie Buckley graduated from RADA in 2013 before starring as Miranda in The Tempest at The Globe opposite Roger Allam. She most recently performed in Michael Grandage's Henry V, playing Princess Katharine opposite Jude Law at the Noël Coward Theatre. For both performances, Jessie received a nomination for this year's Ian Charleson Award.

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In television, she has recently completed filming BBC/Weinstein adaptation of Tolstoy's War and Peace, in which she stars as Princess Marya opposite Jim Broadbent and Gillian Anderson.

Since coming to prominence in Andrew Lloyd Webber and the BBC's Production of I'd Do Anything, Jessie has performed in various concerts across the UK and Ireland; including the Andrew Lloyd Webber birthday tribute concert in Hyde Park. She appeared as Anne in A Little Night Music, directed by Trevor Nunn at the Menier Chocolate Factory, which then transferred to the Garrick Theatre in the West End.

Theatre includes: Amadeus (Chichester Festival Theatre); Venice Preserv'd (The Spectators Guild); Henry V (Michael Grandage Theatre Company – Noel Coward Theatre, London); The Tempest (The Globe); A Little Night Music (Menier Chocolate Factory/The Garrick Theatre, London).

Film includes: Pulsar, Crosswinds and Join My Band.

Television: War and Peace (BBC/Weinstein Productions); Endeavour (ITV/Mammoth Screen) and This September (Gate Television).
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VERA CHOK - Miss Fishlock

Vera Chok trained at The Poor School and École Philippe Gaulier. Her work in theatre includes Mind the Gap, The Hard Problem and The World of Extreme Happiness at the National Theatre; Twelfth Night at Regent's Park; Chimerica at the Almeida and in the West End; The Firework-Maker's Daughter at Theatre by the Lake; The Fever at Brighton Fringe; Talking in Bed at Theatre 503; The Death of Tintagel for People Show Studios; Uncle Vanya at Camden People's Theatre; Mansfield Park and Ride for Eastern Angles; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight for New Perspectives; Jingo at the Finborough; When the Lights Went Out for Tara Arts UK Tour; Japanese Tour of The Winter's Tale for Thelma Holt Productions.

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Television includes: Coronation Street, Hacket Hill, Future Perfect.

Film includes: Miss You Already, The Riot Club, Panic and Random 11.

Radio includes: Rhinoceros in Love, Brief Lives, Dostoevsky and the Chickens (for BBC).
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JACK COLGRAVE HIRST - Tom Palmer

Jack Colgrave Hirst has previously appeared in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s The Winter’s Tale and Harlequinade. Jack graduated from RADA in 2014 and his credits whilst there included Punk Rock, Mad to Go, Mercury Fur, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure and Three Sisters. His TV credits include Trials of Jimmy Rose and Lucky Man.

JOHN DAGLEISH - Policeman

John Dagleish, recently won an Olivier Award for his performance as Ray Davies in the hit musical Sunny Afternoon, currently playing at the Harold Pinter Theatre. He was last on stage in Out of Joint's The Mother.

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Film appearances include The Monuments Men, Snow in Paradise and Age of Heroes.

Notable television credits include: Truckers, Lark Rise to Candleford, Beaver Falls, Starlings and Henry V, The Hollow Crown.
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HADLEY FRASER - First Halberdier

Hadley Fraser trained at the Royal Academy Of Music.

Theatre includes: The Vote, City Of Angels, Coriolanus and The Machine (Donmar Warehouse); The Pajama Game (Chichester Festival Theatre); Les Misérables (Queens Theatre); Phantom Of The Opera - 25th Anniversary (Royal Albert Hall); Les Misérables - 25th Anniversary (O2 Arena); A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep); The Last Five Years (Theater Aspen, Colorado); The Pirate Queen (Hilton Theatre, Broadway); My Fair Lady (Bronowski Productions); Pacific Overtures (Leicester Haymarket); Assassins (Crucible Theatre); Longitude (Greenwich Theatre); Far Pavilions (Shaftesbury Theatre); Putting It Together (Harrogate Theatre); The Shaughraun (Abbey Theatre, Dublin); Pirates Of Penzance (Savoy Theatre); Peter Pan (Dexter Savoy Theatre); Les Misérables (Palace Theatre) and Little Shop Of Horrors (Northampton Derngate).

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Film includes: Les Misérables (Universal Pictures); Shackled (Panacea Productions); Convincing Clooney (Atlantis Productions) and The Lost Tribe (Afterdark/Lionsgate).

Television includes: Holby City (BBC1); Sons Of Liberty (History Channel); Pompidou (BBC1); Fresh Beat Band (Nickelodeon); Doctor Who (BBC) and Missing Moscow (Channel 4).
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ANSU KABIA - Johnny

Theatre includes: Ricky Braithwaite in To Sir With Love (Northampton and Touring Consortium); Nym in The Merry Wives of Windsor (RSC); Rat in The Mouse and his Child (RSC); Henry in She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange (Old Vic New Voices); Prosper in A Few Man Fridays (Riverside Studios); Antony and Cleopatra, Duke of Burgundy in King Lear, Vasilli The Agitator in The Grainstore, Le Beau in As You Like It (all RSC); Julian in The Wedding Dance (NITRO); The King in The Great Theatre of the World (Arcola Theatre); Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet (Harlow Playhouse); Player King in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (Manchester Library Theatre); Othello in Othello Upstairs (at the Gatehouse); Christopher in Blue/Orange (The Cockpit Theatre); Friar Francis and Watchman in Much Ado About Nothing (Manchester Library Theatre); Ndaba in I'm An Asylum Seeker - Get Me Into Here (The Rosemary Branch); Ludovico in Galileo (Playback Productions).

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Television includes: Wizards vs Aliens (BBC); City on Fire (Juniper TV); 10 Days To War (BBC); Casualty (BBC); The Bill (ITV).
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STUART NEAL - Fred Ingram

Stuart Neal trained at Bournemouth Dance Academy, Arts Educational School, Tring and NYMT.

Theatre includes: Elliot and u/s JM Barrie in Finding Neverland (American Repertory Theatre) directed by Diane Paulus; Macbeth (Park Avenue Armory, New York & Manchester International Festival) directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh; Young Ben in Follies (Opera du Toulon); Elliot in Finding Neverland (Curve, Leicester) directed by Rob Ashford and produced by Harvey Weinstein; Riff in West Side Story (Sage, Gateshead/RSC) directed by Will Tuckett; Theo in Pippin (Menier Chocolate Factory); Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors (Kilworth House Theatre); Cowardy Custard (National Tour); Nephew Fred in A Christmas Carol (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Ziggy in The Pros, The Cons and A Screw (Derby Playhouse); Jean-Michel in La Cage Aux Folles (Playhouse Theatre) directed by Terry Johnson; Charles Aznavour / Little Louis in Piaf (Donmar Warehouse) directed by Jamie Lloyd; Pippin and u/s Frodo in The Lord of the Rings (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane) directed by Matthew Warchus; Evita (Adelphi) directed by Michael Grandage; Aladdin (Old Vic) directed by Sean Matthias; Neleus in the original cast of Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre) directed by Richard Eyre; Mungojerry and Skimbleshanks in Cats (National Tour); Oliver! (London Palladium) and Nine (Donmar Warehouse).

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Workshops and readings include: Captain Sonny Goldstein in T'Ain't A Bird directed by Tamara Harvey; Ralph in Groundhog Day directed by Matthew Warchus; Jimmy Keys in All U Need Is Sex; Poppy and Fashion directed by Mark Ravenhill (RSC); Michael Wormwood in Matilda (RSC).

Film includes: Stable Boy in Cinderella (Walt Disney Productions) directed by Kenneth Branagh; Lesgles in Les Misérables (Working Title Films) directed by Tom Hooper.

Most recently: Jigger in Carousel (Opera North/National Tour).
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ZOË RAINEY - Wardrobe Mistress

Zoë Rainey has previously appeared in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s productions of The Winter’s Tale as Emilia and Harlequinade as Wardrobe Mistress. Zoë’s further theatre credits include Anything Goes (UK and Ireland Tour); The Return of the Soldier (Jermyn Street Theatre); The Famished Land (Greenwood Theatre); John Ferguson (Finborough Theatre); Oh What A Lovely War (Theatre Royal, Stratford East); Dancing at Lughnasa (Royal and Derngate and Oxford Playhouse); Finding Neverland (Leicester Curve); School For Scandal (Theatre Royal Bath); She Stoops To Conquer (Olivier Theatre, National Theatre); The Commitments (Workshop, Leicester Square Theatre); Wicked (Victoria Apollo Theatre); Sunshine on Leith (Dundee Rep and UK Tour); Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre); Gigi (Regent's Park); The Sound Of Music (Larnaca Festival); Parade (Donmar Warehouse); Guys and Dolls (UK Tour); Jean de Florette (Workshop, The Venue); The Woman in White (Palace Theatre); Little Women (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Jekyll and Hyde (UK Tour) and War Crime Tribunal (Pleasance and Underground Theatre).

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In addition to her work on stage, Zoë’s film Credits include Beauty and the Beast, Mr Holmes and Cinderella.
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MIRANDA RAISON - Edna Selby

Miranda Raison has just finished performing in two-hander Hello / Goodbye alongside Shaun Evans and directed by Tamara Harvey at Hampstead Theatre. Prior to this, Miranda shot Canal+ television series, Spotless, as the female lead alongside Marc-André Grondin, Brendan Coyle and Denis Ménochet which was directed by Pascal Chaumeil. This followed her character arc in Kiefer Sutherland lead action series 24 and her incredibly well received run in Strangers on a Train in the West End alongside Laurence Fox and Jack Huston. Miranda's performance as series regular in BBC One series Silk also recently aired. Miranda is well known for playing series lead Georgina in Vexed, series reg Jo Portman in Spooks alongside an array of quality credits in Film, Television and Theatre.

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Television includes: 24: Live Another Day (Imagine Television); Spotless (Tandem); Silk, Vexed, Dirk Gently, Merlin, Death In Paradise, Sugartown, Dr Who, Holby City, Private Life Of Samuel Pepys, Inspector Lynley Mysteries, Perfect Strangers (BBC); Jo (Atlantique Prods); Lewis: Intelligent Design, Poirot: Cat Among The Pigeons and Emmerdale (ITV); Sinbad (Sky); Married Single Other (Left Bank); Plus One and Spooks (Kudos); Heartbeat (Granada); Monsters – Pilot (Universal) and Frightmares (Warner Bros).

Theatre includes: Strangers On A Train (The Gielgud, West End); The River (Royal Court); The Physicists (Donmar Warehouse); 66 Books: A Response To Daniel (The Bush Theatre); Anne Boleyn and Henry Viii (Shakespeare's Globe); Pains Of Youth and Ben Hur (Bac); Dont Just Lie There Say Something (The Mill, Sonning); The Rivals (Salisbury Playhouse); Othello (York Theatre Royal); The Man Who Came To Dinner (Chichester Festival Theatre).

Film includes: After Death (Acheron Films); I Am Soldier (Tea Shop & Film Co.); Dragon Age: Blood Mage No Seisen (Bioware); My Week With Marilyn (Trademark Films); Heaven and Earth (Focus Films); Land Of The Blind (Clearwater); Match Point (Jada Pictures/Bbc); Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (Columbia Pictures); Susie Q (Stacatto Films).
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MICHAEL ROUSE - Rehearsal Pianist

Michael Rouse has previously appeared in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s productions of The Winter’s Tale as Gaoler and Harlequinade as Rehearsal Pianist. Michael's previous theatre credits include Three Men in a Boat (UK Tour); The Bodyguard (The Adelphi Theatre); Carousel (Barbican); West Side Story (Dubai); Matilda (RSC); Oklahoma (Chichester Festival Theatre); Lord of the Rings (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); The Boy Friend (Regent's Park Open Air); Once in a Lifetime, The Mandate and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (National Theatre); Dona Rosita: The Spinster (Orange Tree); The Winter's Tale (Lincoln's Inn); Reasons For The Fall of Emperors (Kings Head); The Secret Garden (RSC); Sweeney Todd (Hereford Courtyard) and Saturday Night Fever (Cologne).

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Michael's film and television credits include 24: Live Another Day, Alien Autopsy (Qwerty Films); Mary Queen of Scots (BBC); You might be wrong (Tristar) and The Man Who knew Too Little (Luna Productions).
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JOHN SHRAPNEL - George Chudleigh

John Shrapnel's theatre credits include A Number (Nuffield, Southampton); King Lear (Bristol); Phaedra (National Theatre/Epidaurus/Washington DC); Julius Caesar (Barbican/European tour); South Pacific (National Theatre); The Hothouse (Chichester/West End). For the Royal Shakespeare Company, John has played Claudius in Hamlet, Creon in The Thebans, Angelo in Measure for Measure; and the UK premieres of Vaclav Havel's Temptation and Arthur Miller's The Archbishop's Ceiling.

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His television appearances include Merlin, Waking the Dead, Apparitions, Midsomer Murders, Hornblower, Inspector Morse, Six Faces of Steve Coogan, Bodyguards, Between the Lines, GBH, Blackeyes, The Woman in White, Professional Foul, Edward and Mrs Simpson, Elizabeth R.

His films include The Awakening, The Duchess, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Shadow of the Sword, Troy, K-­19: The Widowmaker, Gladiator, The Body, Notting Hill, Sparkle, Mirrors, 101 Dalmations, Personal Services, Nicholas and Alexandra.
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ZOË WANAMAKER - Dame Maud

Zoë Wanamaker, CBE, was most recently seen on the London stage in Stevie at the Hampstead Theatre. The recipient of two Olivier Awards for Best Actress, Zoë has previously starred in the National Theatre productions of The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado About Nothing and The Rose Tattoo, and in the West End, Passion Play and All My Sons

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Zoë received Tony Award nominations for her performances in Piaf, Loot, Electra and Awake and Sing on Broadway.

Television credits include My Family, Poirot, Doctor Who and Mr. Selfridge, as well as film roles in Harry Potter, My Week with Marilyn and Wilde.
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KATHRYN WILDER - Joyce Langland

Kathryn Wilder has previously appeared in the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company’s productions of The Winter’s Tale as Mopsa and Harlequinade as Joyce Langland. In addition to this she has appeared on stage in A Telescope Trained on the Sky, Drawing (The Yard) and As You Like It, Sweet Charity, The Changeling, The Women of Twilight, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Medea, The Boat Play, The Recruiting Officer, The Tempest, August: Osage County, Chicken Soup with Barley (all RADA).


JIMMY YUILL - Mr Burton

Jimmy Yuill's career started in 1976, playing Will in The Jesuit at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, and he subsequently spent the next 7 years working on other new plays and classics around the country. He began at the RSC in 1983, playing Snug opposite Daniel Day Lewis' Flute in A Midsummer Night's Dream and ended his time there, in 1987, as Young Wackford Squeers in Trevor Nunn's Nicholas Nickleby on Broadway.

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In 1988 Jimmy joined Kenneth Branagh's Renaissance Theatre Company for productions of Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It and Hamlet, directed by Judi Dench, Geraldine McEwan and Derek Jacobi, respectively. Further roles for the RTC included Sicinius (Coriolanus), Telygin (Uncle Vanya), and Kent (King Lear) opposite the late, great, Richard Briers, directed by Branagh. Other theatre roles include Toby Belch (Twelfth Night) and Henry IV (Henry IV parts 1 and 2) at the Bristol Old Vic; Creon (Antigone), at the Tron Theatre; Hastings in Branagh's Richard III, directed by Michael Grandage, at the Crucible Theatre; and the one-man-show The Testament of Cresseid at the Edinburgh International Festival, for which he received a nomination for Best Actor. Most recently he played Banquo in Macbeth co-directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford and performed at the Manchester International Festival and the Park Avenue Armory, New York.

Jimmy has worked for Branagh as performance consultant on the movies Magic Flute, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, and Cinderella; and he most recently directed Neverland, a new play, for Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.

On TV Jimmy is best known as Lachlan Macrae in Hamish MacBeth; Victor Brown in Eastenders, and DI Doug Kersey in 4 series of Wycliffe.

Jimmy's films include Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Love's Labour's Lost, and As You Like It, all directed by Branagh. Other films include Death Watch, Paper Mask, Ladies in Lavender, Princess Kaiulani, Within the Whirlwind, Strictly Sinatra, The Rocket Post, The Raven, and the cult Scottish comedy Local Hero.
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All On Her Own

ZOË WANAMAKER - Rosemary

Zoë Wanamaker, CBE, was most recently seen on the London stage in Stevie at the Hampstead Theatre. The recipient of two Olivier Awards for Best Actress, Zoë has previously starred in the National Theatre productions of The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado About Nothing and The Rose Tattoo, and in the West End, Passion Play and All My Sons

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Zoë received Tony Award nominations for her performances in Piaf, Loot, Electra and Awake and Sing on Broadway.

Television credits include My Family, Poirot, Doctor Who and Mr. Selfridge, as well as film roles in Harry Potter, My Week with Marilyn and Wilde.
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