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GERARD McCARTHY (David Holthouse) is probably best known for his award-winning performance as Kris Fisher on Hollyoaks. His TV/Film credits include: The Fall (BBC/Netflix); Puppy Love (BBC); A Nightingale Falling (MB Media); Vikings (MGM); Belonging to Laura (Samson Films); and Titanic: Blood and Steel (Netflix). Recent theatre credits include: Tony in Beautiful Thing (Nottingham Playhouse and Curve, Leicester); Bruce in Joe Penhall’s Blue/Orange (Brighton Theatre Royal); Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare’s Globe); and the West End productions of Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward Theatre) and Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria Theatre). 

Glynis Barber

GLYNIS BARBER (Nancy Holthouse) Theatre credits include: Original London Cast of Beautiful: The Carole King Story (Aldwych Theatre); Love Letters (Dundee Rep); Season’s Greetings (UK Tour); Separate Tables (The Mill at Sonning); The Graduate (UK Tour); Macbeth (Shakespeare Festival); Make Me A Match (The Mill at Sonning); Killing Time (UK Tour); And Then There Were None (Duke of York’s Theatre); High Flyers (Churchill Theatre; Bromley); Same Old Moon (Nuffield Theatre); Summer Breeze (Gate Theatre); Hamlet (Duke’s Theatre; Lancaster); Once In A Lifetime (RSC/Piccadilly Theatre); A Murder Is Announced (Vaudeville Theatre) and Ring Round The Moon; What The Butler Saw; The Norman Conquests; Rebecca; Black Comedy and The Browning Version (all at Theatre Royal Northampton). Television credits include: Eastenders; The Royal; Emmerdale; Agatha Christie’s Marple: Endless Night; Law & Order; Casualty; Bamboo; Dempsey & Makepeace; Blake’s 7; Jane; New Tricks And Trial & Retribution X. Film credits include: the 2015 remake of Point Break; The Edge Of Tomorrow; Hammer Of The Gods; On The Nose; The Fairy King Of Air; Deja Vu; Jekyll & Hyde; The Hound Of The Baskervilles; The Wicked Lady; The Tangier Arrangement; and Yesterday’s Hero. Glynis’ debut book The In-Sync Diet topped the Amazon health & nutrition charts in 2015.

MIKE EVANS (Bogeyman) theatre work includes: Mike Harris in RFO; Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps; Nick in Selection; Brian in Bitten; Dan in Behind Closed Doors; Scott in The Morning After; George in The Evacuee; Andy in Married Sex; Claudio in Measure for Measure; Marquis de Sade in Divine Marquis; Jolyon in The End of Fun (New Diorama); Troilus & Cressida (Shakespeare’s Globe); Tell Me Lies (Birmingham Hippodrome); Guide/English/Interpreter in England; The Shoemaker’s Holiday (The Rose); Camille (Theatre Royal Haymarket); and Solange in The Maids (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Mike’s Film and TV Credits include: film noir Covert Liaisons; The Child of Nantucks Lane; End of Ages (ABC); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (BBC); Peace Week; Millbrook; Moonless Night; Hot Desk; and The Screen Writing Detective.

John Moraitis

JOHN MORAITIS (Russ Crawford) Theatre credits includes: The title role in King Lear (UK/Ireland/Vietnam/Japan/China); Six Degrees Of Separation (Old Vic); A View From The Bridge (West End/UK Tour/Theatre Clwyd); Willy Loman in Death Of A Salesman (European Tour); Who Do We Think We Are (Southwark Playhouse); Welcome To Ramallah (Arcola); Fragile (Arcola); Crocodile Seeking Refuge (UK Tour); True West (Duke’s Lancaster); Julius Caesar (Gatehouse); USA: Merchant Of Venice; One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest; A Christmas Carol; Breakfast At Tiffany’s and An Enemy Of The People. Television credits includes: Emmerdale; Crossing Lines; New Tricks; The Misfits; Genie In The House; Murder In Paradise; First Degree; Office Gossip; People Like Us; Law And Order; Nypd Blue and As The World Turns. Film includes: We Still Steal The Old Way (2016 release); Woman In Gold; God The Father; The Fifth Estate; United 93; Bunch Of Amateurs; Where The Truth Lies; Booty Call and Goodfellas. John has also done numerous BBC radio plays and records audio books.

Geoffrey Towers

GEOFFREY TOWERS (Robert Holthouse) Theatre credits include: Travelling Light and The Veil (National Theatre); The Homecoming; The Ruling Class; The Weir; Passion Play; Rosencratz And Guildenstern Are Dead; Mrs Warren’s Profession; Spring Awakening; Losing Louis and The Graduate (all West End); Henry V (Temple Church); The Importance Of Being Earnest (Regent’s Park); Romeo And Juliet (Jermyn Street Theatre); Monster (Greenwich Playhouse); California Suite (Madinat Theatre; Dubai); The Deep Blue Sea (Northcott Theatre; Exeter); The Shadow Box (Southwark Playhouse); Patience (Finborough Theatre); The Merchant Of Venice (Middle Temple Gardens); The Kisses (Dracula) for Scary Little Girls; Doctor Faustus and Much Ado About Nothing for Oxford Shakespeare Company; and Daisy Pulls It Off; Oh What A Lovely War; and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for Kent Rep. Television credits include: Doctors; Waking The Dead; EastEnders; Dangerous Health; The Bill; Eroica; and Casualty.

Amy Van Nostrand

AMY VAN NOSTRAND (Carole Crawford / Molly) Amy has been working in theatre; film and TV for most of her life. Her work has taken her to India; Syria; Australia and she’s now delighted to be making her London debut at Southwark Playhouse.  On Broadway she was in the American premiere of Harold Pinter’s THE HOTHOUSE directed by Harold Pinter and Adrian Hall.  Off Broadway credits include: The God Committee; Off The King’s Road; and Scrambled Eggs.  Regional theatre work includes 8 seasons and the first Peter Kaplan Fellowship award at Trinity Repertory Company. Other regional work includes: at the Guthrie Theater, Six Degrees Of Separation; at The Huntington Theatre, Heartbreak House and What The Butler Saw; at The  Shakespeare Theatre, The Taming Of The Shrew; at Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Three Sisters and Dead End. Film credits include Outside Providence; The House of Mirth; The Flood; Partners in Crime; Bereft; Execution of Justice; Deception; and upcoming this Fall, Year By The Sea.  TV credits include: Frasier; The Practice; Wings; Cagney and Lacy; Chappelles Show; and Law & Order.  She is a member of the Actors Center; Weston Playhouse Board of Directors; and has produced the films 7 Girlfriends and Black Road.  Amy  is appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association. 



DAVID HOLTHOUSE (Script Adaptation) is an award-winning journalist and documentary film and television producer, based in Anchorage, Alaska. His written work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, The Nation, and numerous alternative newsweeklies, including the Chicago Reader, Village Voice, Denver Westword, Austin Chronicle, Miami New Times and Phoenix New Times. His documentary production credits include the critically acclaimed Precinct Seven Five (2015), about police corruption in Brooklyn in the 1980s.  


MARKUS POTTER (Script Adaptation / Director) is a NYC based director, and the producing artistic director of NewYorkRep. Recent directing: Stalking the Bogeyman Off-Broadway (Outer Critics Circle Award nomination, NYtimes critics pick), Lost Boy Found In Whole Foods by Tammy Ryan at The Portland Stage Company, Why You Beasting by David Don Miller  (Best of FringeNYC – transferred to the Players Theatre Off-Broadway) and productions with North Carolina Stage Company, New Jersey Rep, Pasadena Playhouse and Luna Stage. As an actor: Guthrie Theatre, Long Wharf, American Conservatory Theatre, Berkeley Rep, San Francisco Shakespeare, Cherry Lane Theatre, Tour of Death of a Salesman with Christopher Lloyd, Studio Theatre DC, Denver Center. MFA: Columbia University, Proud SDC member,

RACHEL STONE (Set & Costume Designer) 
Rachel graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts with a First Class Honours Degree in Production Arts. Her Design credits include: Upper Cut (Southwark Playhouse); Sweeney Todd (Twickenham Theatre); Little Shop of Horrors (Stowe School); That Face (Landor Theatre); Up4aMeet? (UK Tour); Short and Stark (Southwark Playhouse); The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution (Finborough Theatre); Carousel (Landor Theatre); Perfect Party (New Wimbledon Studio); Ruffled (Theatre 503); Company (Pleasance Theatre); and My Mother Said I Never Should (Bridewell Theatre). Associate credits include: Handbagged (UK Tour); Bad Jews (Arts Theatre); and The EL Train (Hoxton Hall). 

ROB CASEY (Lighting Design)
Rob’s credits include: Ariodante (Britten Theatre); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (GSA); Honk! (GSA); I and the Village (Theatre 503); Giove in Argo (Britten Theatre); Sister Act (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); Ravi Shankar Workshop (Linbury Theatre; Royal Opera House); The Music Man (Arts Ed); Payback (Riverside Studios); These Shining Lives (Park Theatre); Ignition (Frantic Assembly); Rigor Mortis (Finborough Theatre); Misery (Bournemouth Pavilion); and Betwixt! (Trafalgar 2). As Associate Lighting Designer: For the National Theatre:; The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (Also West End/New York/UK Tour); The Light Princess; James I/II/III (Also EIF/UK Tour). 

ERIK T. LAWSON (Original Music)
Erik’s credits include: New York: Sotto Voce (Theatre for the New City); Sawbones, Diamond Eater (HERE); Nun$ (Brave New World Rep); Nomads, Victor Frange Presents Gas (Incubator Arts); and Feeling (New Ohio). Additional: Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre, Luna Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. International Exhibitions: World Stage Design 2013 (Cardiff, UK); and Prague Quadrennial 2011 (Prague, CZ). MFA Carnegie Mellon, School of Drama.

DAVID GREGORY (Sound Designer
Recent sound design credits include:
 Luce (Southwark Playhouse); Romeo and Juliet & Alice in Wonderland (Watermill Theatre); The First Man (Jermyn Street Theatre); Brenda (High Tide Festival & Hackney Yard); When We Were Woman (Orange Tree Theatre); Old OVNV New Writing Festival Sound Designer (Old Vic Theatre); Dogs Of War (Old Red Lion); These Trees Are Made of Blood (Southwark Playhouse); Tuxedo Junction (Watermill Theatre); Generation of Z Apocalypse (White Chapel Site Specific); Secret Adversary (Watermill Theatre & UK Tour); (Park 200 Theatre); Five (NYT Saudi Arabia); But First This (Watermill Theatre); Next Fall (Southwark Playhouse); Private Peaceful, Selfie and Macbeth (Ambassadors Theatre NYT rep season 2014); Red Forest (Belarus Free Theatre, Young Vic and Italy); Housed (Old Vic New Voices); Waiting for Godot and Eldorado (Arcola Theatre); Some Girl I Used to Know (UK tour and Arts Theatre, London). David also sound designs for Propeller Theatre Company and is Sound Associate at the Watermill Theatre. . He was awarded the TTA 2015 Award for Sound For Theatre

Anne started casting in 1992 whilst at the Apollo Leisure Group. She has cast numerous West End and touring productions.  Recent credits include: Guys & Dolls (UK Tour); The Life (English Theatre of Frankfurt); concert versions of Follies at the Royal Albert Hall starring Christine Baranski and How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Royal Festival Hall starring Jonathan Groff; Olivier nominated Dance ‘Til Dawn (West End, Aldwych Theatre); WhatsOnStage Award winner Sweeney Todd (Twickenham Theatre); Some Girl(s) (Park Theatre); The Old Vic New Voices Festival (The Old Vic); The Mentalists (West End, Wyndhams); Barking In Essex starring Lee Evans (West End, Wyndham’s Theatre); What The Butler Saw (West End, Vaudeville Theatre); Pygmalion starring Alistair McGowan (UK Tour); and Flare Path by Terence Rattigan (UK Tour).


DAVID ADKIN (Producer/General Manager) is a London based Theatre Producer and General Manager. Current/recent producing credits include: Dusky Warriors – Workshop (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Cabaret (ACT Aberdeen);  The Old Vic New Voices Festival (Festival Producer – The Old Vic); Our Friends, The Enemy (UK Tour/New York City);  Next Fall starring Charlie Condou (Southwark Playhouse); Sweeney Todd starring David Bedella – Winner of Whatsonstage Award for Best Off West End Production (Twickenham Theatre); Our House The Musical – 10th Anniversary Concert starring Suggs, Tameka Empson and Alistair McGowan, directed by Matthew Warchus (Savoy); and Polly Stenham’s That Face (Landor).

David is a graduate of the Commercial Theater Institute (New York City); a bursary recipient of the Society of London Theatre’s Stage One Producers Scheme; and the Chairman of Cherwell Theatre Company – a charity providing arts based opportunities for young people in his hometown. @davidadkin

MATTHEW ILIFFE (Assistant Director) Recent directing credits include: The Angel of Peckham (McConnell New Writing Fund, Theatro Technis); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Landor); and Precious Little Talent (Gobstoppers Festival, The Albany). This year Matthew’s work will be seen at the Park and Hen & Chickens Theatres, where he is directing the UK premiere of an off-Broadway musical and a new play, respectively. He is also currently Assistant Director to Hannah Chissick on Brass for National Youth Music Theatre (Hackney Empire). Matthew trained on the StoneCrabs Young Directors Programme, at the University of Bristol and participated in the Bristol Old Vic Young Directors Scheme, taught by Lee Lyford. He is the co-founder of hairofthedog, a new writing theatre company.

NEWYORKREP (Producer) is committed to developing and producing innovative new plays and musicals. We gravitate towards stories that reveal truths about the universe, stories that expose the travesty and beauty of human kind, stories that create empathy, thus changing the space in which we live.   We aim to create a more conscious and compassionate community by telling stories that educate, inform, enhance, stories that have a social, ethical and political relevance, work that is complicated, curious and provocative – stories that hit you in the gut.  We approach our work with optimism, earnestness, open hearts and remain unapologetic in our belief that we are changing people’s lives.   @NYRepTheatre

THE TELLING COMPANY (Associate Producer of NewYorkRep), is an award winning, not-for-profit production company committed to artistically “telling” stories inspired by real-life experiences that illuminate personal challenges and galvanize social change. Whether on stage, on screen, or filling the walls of a gallery, TTC will elevate the awareness of prevalent social issues in our culture by shedding light on stories inspired by individuals’ real-life struggles, often representing a shared human experience. The ultimate goal of TTC is to deliver compelling artistic productions that entertain, and also increase social consciousness, hope, and empower change. TTC operates out of New York City and was founded by Executive Director, Playwright and Producer Gayle Waxenberg.

ADAM RICHMAN (Associate Producer of NewYorkRep) is perhaps best known worldwide as the host of the highly popular food and travel show “Man versus Food.” Following the success of that show, he has gone on to produce and host several other shows including: “Best Sandwich in America,” “Food Fighters,” “Secret Eats with Adam Richman” and ITV’s “BBQ CHAMP.” He is also author of two books: America the Edible, and Straight up Tasty. He holds a bachelors from Emory University and an MFA from the Yale University School of Drama.

JOEL FISHER (Associate Producer)

EMILY MEMARZIA (Partnerships & Engagement Manager)

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