Tracey Ann Wood
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Christmas Carol, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (all Beaulieu, Open Air); John Godber’s Happy Jack (Brockley Jack Studio);Inga (Bookshop Theatre); Superman and Me (King's Head); Big Brother Blitzkrieg (King's Head); 3 Short Plays About Gays (The Warren Box); 3 Winters (National Theatre); Things We Do For Love (Theatre Royal Bath and tour); Our Children Will Be Next (Theatre 503); A Big Fridge (Park Theatre); Terminates at Kennington (Bookshop Theatre); Becket x 3 (Everyman, Cork and tour); Loving Peter Palmer (New End Theatre); A Date to Remember (Soho Theatre Studio); After Chekhov (Soho Theatre Studio) and Bottlenecks (King's Head Theatre and international tour); The Last Yankee (The Print Room).
Hidden Mysteries, Tales from the Tower.
Film includes: The Redeeming (nominated for 'Best Thriller' National Film Awards 2019); A Place to Stay and The Biggest Thing To Ever Hit Broadway (both Hollywood Daze Motion Pictures).
Paul hails from County Wexford, Ireland and early in his career toured as male soloist singer in Riverdance. He has travelled the world as a singer and has also lent his voice to original cast recordings of several new musicals.
A Skull in Connemara (Nottingham Playhouse, Dir: Fiona Buffini) and Zoltan & the Cabbage Van (Old Red Lion). Outlaws to
In-laws (King’s Head Theatre), The Non-Stop Connolly Show and Continuity (Finborough Theatre), Permanence by Fay Weldon and That Dark Place by Anna Jordan (Old Red Lion), An Incomplete History of Faces (Tristan Bates Theatre) and Way Back (Pleasance London), Pentimenti; All in the Head (Red Kettle Theatre Company).
His acclaimed solo sketch show Forty Shades of Strawberry Blond has played successfully at Soho Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre, Camden Comedy Club and Brighton Fringe.
On screen, he can be seen in feature film Chosen and stars in short films The Wrong Change, Devon Gothic and Drone.
Online, he stars in the YouTube/Web comedy series: 'Thinking Inside the Box'.
Paul is currently working with Shotgun Carousel performance company on some exciting projects and is also selling his watercolour art work which can be found on Instagram @paul_carroll_art and Etsy - PaulCarrollArt.
Theatre work includes:
Apples and Angels (Wassail Theatre); Sherlock Holmes and the Invisible Thing (Rudolf Steiner Theatre); Reformation (White Bear); Love and Friendship (Omnibus Clapham); Sunday Readings in the Park (New Actors’ Company, Park Theatre); Broadbent (Bristol Old Vic Studio); Bed Among the Lentils in a tour of Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads (Uncommon Players); To Kill a Mockingbird, (dir. Damian Cruden, Theatre Royal York and tour); The Palace of the End (dir. Jessica Swale, Arcola); To the Mountain: Thermidor (Little London Theatre Company); The Play about the Baby (BAC); The Diary of Anne Frank (dir. Jonathan Church, Touring Consortium); The Trojan Women (Actors of Dionysus); Life is a Dream (Arts Threshold); The Tragical History of Cambodia (Asia in Theatre, Singapore); A Winter’s Tale (Royal Theatre Northampton) and Coriolanus (dir. Steven Berkoff, East Productions). As an associate artist of Theatre Mélange: Woyzeck; The Mona Lisas and the five shows of the Echo Project, a series of works around and about Somerset.
Films and television include:
The Rev; Care As You Are; Renaud; Between the Silence; Angel’s Charms; Trollied and Michael Mosley’s Meet the Humans: Culture of Fear.
Recent voice work includes:
1960s’style narration for Alchemivision, poetry for Modern Pagan Prayers, the audiobook A Long Life, Art and a Dream and Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets for Audible.
Tartuffe Birmingham Rep 2020, RSC season Romeo and Juliet 18/19 Stratford/Barbican/Tour, The Permanent Way, The Vaults, Bring on the Bollywood (Belgrade Coventry /Phizzical tour); Trident Moon (Finborough Theatre) East is East (Jamie Lloyd Productions/ATG ) Richard III (New Diorama); Romeo and Juliet (Leicester Square Theatre); Our Children (Theatre503); King Lear (King’s Head); Dead Eye (Soho Theatre); Camille (Lyric Hammersmith) and repertory companies including Manchester Royal Exchange, Southampton Nuffield and Clwyd Mould.
Line of Duty, EastEnders, Doctors, Coronation Street, Holby City, Whitechapel, Trial and Retribution, Hustle.
Devil Seeds, The Gatehouse, Indigo, Wish Baby, The Butterfly Effect.
Radio includes: Midnight’s Children, Memories
Born and brought up in Leeds, Jonny moved to London in 1984 to attend the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has lived down south, give or take a year or two back in Leeds, ever since.
Since leaving drama school Jonny has enjoyed a career in all aspects of the profession from West End plays and musicals, theatre tours, rep, film, television and voiceovers where he has voiced many TV and radio campaigns.
Moving to the East Sussex countryside in 2010 Jonny took some time out to be a full time dad, and with both children now grown up, returned to the profession playing Igor in the National Theatre’s production of Three Winters, directed by Howard Davies (with Tracey Ann Wood), The Premier of ‘The Moor’ at the Old Red Lion, Islington, Happy Jack at the Brockley Jack studio theatre (with Tracey again!), Oberon in MND and Malvolio in Twelfth Night.
He also has filmed Musketeers, Doctors , Lucky Man and American Monster. More recently he has been filming ‘The Girl Before’ for the BBC, scheduled to be shown soon.
Jonny has just finished directing the UK premiere of John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Prodigal Son’ with his now grown up son!
Janet Goddard, writer and director
Janet has written a lot of plays but is best known for Her Sister's Tongue, 1997, Lyric Hammersmith, and The Engineer's Corset, 2015, The Redgrave Theatre, Bristol.
She started her career as a drama teacher in a Wythenshawe Comprehensive but soon moved to London to become the youth theatre director at The Royal Court's Young People's Theatre. From there she moved to Liverpool, where she was the Arts Council Assistant Director at The Liverpool Playhouse.
Janet was the first script editor and casting director on Brookside. She has also spent some of her career script editing East Enders and El Dorado.
She has been the casting director on many films including Jimmy McGovern's Priest and Anchoress, directed by Chris Newby.
In 1985 Janet produced the popular film, 'Letter to Brezhnev.'
She now works on writing plays and on being an English Tutor in the Croydon area.
Barbara Hardy, Producer
Barbara has many years’ professional experience in Human Resources and training. Since being a member of the Manchester Youth Theatre, she has been involved in a range of drama productions. She also organises and manages a variety of events and devises/leads ‘off-the-beaten track’ tours around London .
Jocelyn Meall – Set designer
Jocelyn was born in Liverpool and in her teens was a member of the Everyman Youth Theatre. Following her father, Billy, into the theatre, she trained in theatre design at Nottingham Trent University, graduating in 1990, after which Jocelyn designed many small scale and Theatre in Education shows for Nottingham Playhouse, Contact Theatre, Manchester and Liverpool Playhouse. She also designed sets and props for work in the prison and probation service for the TiPP Centre, Manchester.
In 1997 Jocelyn was awarded an Arts Council of England Design Bursary based at The Octagon, Bolton, from where she designed shows for The Octagon, The Library Theatre, Manchester, Hull Truck Theatre and Theatre by The Lake, Keswick.
In 2017 Jocelyn joined the repertory company at The Everyman, Liverpool and co-designed many shows including, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, ‘Paint Your Wagon’, ‘A Clockwork Orange’, ‘Othello’ and ‘‘The Big I Am’.
In 2021 Jocelyn designed a live streamed version of ‘Hushabye Mountain’ by Jonathan Harvey for Hope Mill Theatre. She has also recently been working with the band, Stealing Sheep, on an experimental art project.
Jocelyn has won design awards from The Manchester Evening News and from The Liverpool Echo. Recently her work featured in The Society of British Theatre Designer’s Exhibition ‘Staging Places’ at The V&A.
Justin Farrow – Stage Manager
Justin’s route into theatre came via many years of touring on the rock n roll circuit, both playing & carrying out tour management & sound engineering. This eventually lead to a move abroad to Hamburg, where he became employed as company stage manager at the English Theatre of Hamburg and later took on the role of technical manager. Since returning to the UK, he has worked freelance, touring the UK as a technical stage manager and working on several productions at the Ellen Terry Barn Theatre in Smallhythe.