Theatre credits include: Rules For Living (ETT/Royal And Derngate), Snow in Midsummer, The Jew of Malta, The Rape of Lucrece, YPS King Lear, YPS The Taming of the Shrew (Royal Shakespeare Company); Room (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Broken Biscuits (Paines Plough/Live Theatre); Bits of Me Are Falling Apart (Soho Theatre); The Solid Life of Sugar Water (National Theatre/Theatre Royal Plymouth); The Sugar Coated Bullets of The Bourgeoisie (High Tide/Arcola); Tomcat (Southwark Playhouse); The Fruit Trilogy, Blake Remixed (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Jeramee, Hartleby and Ooglemore (Unicorn Theatre); The Box of Photographs, Minotaur (Polka Theatre); Forget Me Not (Bush Theatre); So Here We Are (HighTide/Royal Exchange); Gruesome Playground Injuries, The Edge of Our Bodies (Gate Theatre); Beached (Marlowe Theatre); The Boss of it All (New Perspectives); Up and Out Christmas Sprout (Northern tage); Yellow Face (Park Theatre/ NT Shed); Peddling (HighTide Festival/59E59); Ahasverus, The Bullet (Hampstead Downstairs); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Cambridge Arts Theatre); Opera Scenes (National Opera Studio); A Season in the Congo, The Scottsboro Boys (Young Vic, Clare); The Fu Manchu Complex (Oval House); and World Enough and Time (Park Theatre).
Upcoming productions: The Invisible Man (Queens Theatre Hornchurch), The Girl On The Train (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Dublin Carol (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff).
Matt trained at RADA.
Recent credits include: Hamlet (Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, Associate LD); The Terrible Infants (Wilton’s); The Events (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Light (Barbican, Bristol Old Vic and European Tour); Barbarians (Young Vic); The Comedy About a Bank Robbery (Criterion, Associate LD); My Mother Said I Never Should (St James Theatre, Associate LD), This Much (Or an Act of Violence Against The Institution of Marriage) (Soho Theatre); The Collector (The Vaults Theatre); The Vaudevillans (Assembly); Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs (Pleasance and UK Tour); Moth (Hope Mill); Hamlet is Dead: No Gravity (Arcola); Ant Street (Arcola); Lady Anna All At Sea (Park Theatre); Scarlet (Southwark Playhouse); Islands (New Diorama, Underbelly); God’s Own Country (Zoo); Sikes and Nancy (Trafalgar Studios and UK Tour); Suffolk Stories (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (Secret Cinema, site specific); Fishskin Trousers (Finborough); Wild West End (Pleasance); Bed (Lakeside Arts Nottingham); Madame Butterfly (Leatherhead Theatre and UK Tour); Plug in the Lead, Mashup (Leicester Square Theatre); Fresher The Musical (Pleasance); The Songs of My Life (Garrick Theatre); TEDx London (The Roundhouse).
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Barnaby is a classically trained musician who studied as a Chorister at Canterbury Cathedral, and Composer at Trinity College of Music and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Recent Composer and Musical Director credits include: Babe (UK Tour); Pine (Hampstead Theatre); En Folkefiende (RWCMD); Attenborough Gala (RADA); Wind In
The Willows: The Ballet (Marlowe Theatre Canterbury); Minotaur (Polka Theatre/Clwyd Theatr Cymru); The Devil Speaks True (Goat and Monkey); Dracula (LAMDA); As You Like It (RADA); How to be Immortal (Soho Theatre/National Tour); A Feast with the Gods (Almeida Theatre Gala); Cesario (Assistant MD. National Theatre); The Class (NYT) and
workshops for Aramco/NYT in Saudi Arabia. Barnaby was Musical Director for the Welcome Ceremonies at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Film and Advert credits include: commissions for Ikea, Argos and various large campaigns for Graff Diamonds; additional music, orchestral arranging/vocal recording for The Harry Hill Movie; songwriting for Lizard Girl (BBC); composition and sound design for Playing the Game (IRIS Film Festival).
Credits include: Poison, An Octoroon, German Skerries (Orange Tree); The Norman Conquests (Chichester Festival Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing, Imogen, The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe); Tribes, Love Your Soldiers (Sheffield Crucible); Guards at the Taj, Visitors (Bush Theatre); The Pitchfork Disney, Killer (Shoreditch Town Hall); The Homecoming (The Jamie Lloyd Company/Trafalgar Studios. Olivier Award nomination); The Convert, In the Night Time, Image of an Unknown Young Woman, Eclipsed, The Edge of our Bodies (Gate Theatre); Harrogate (also HighTide), Fireworks, Liberian Girl, Primetime (Royal Court); The Mountaintop, The Island (Young Vic); In Fidelity (Traverse/HighTide); Noises Off (Nottingham Playhouse & Tour); Brave New World, Regeneration (Royal & Derngate/Touring Consortium); Beautiful Thing (Arts Theatre & Tour); A Breakfast of Eels, The Last Yankee (Print Room); peddling (Arcola/ HighTide/59E59); Mametz (National Theatre of Wales); Spring Awakening (Headlong); Moth (Bush Theatre/ HighTide); Liar Liar (Unicorn Theatre); Good Grief (Theatre Royal Bath & Tour); The Seven Year Itch (Salisbury Playhouse); When Did You Last See My Mother? (Trafalgar Studios).
Steve has been working with puppets since 1987. He formed Indefinite Articles with his partner, Sally Todd, in 1995 to make theatre from objects and materials, since when
they have given over 2000 performances in 15 countries. In 2002 they won a Time Out
award for their show Dust. They are currently performing their version of The Magic Lamp at the Tramshed Theatre in London.
As a performer Steve won an OBIE with Improbable Theatre and has worked for Theatre Rites, Welsh National Opera, the Unicorn, the Royal Opera House and Spoleto Festival USA. As a puppet director he has worked at the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, National Theatre of Wales, National Theatre of Scotland, Royal Opera House, Complicité and Shakespeare’s Globe. He has also directed over 50 puppet shows. His television work includes puppeteering for The Mighty Boosh in The Nightmare of Milky Joe.
Founded The Kosh dance theatre company with Michael Merwitzer.
Choreography includes: The Messiah (Birmingham Rep & Tour); Troilus and Cressida (RSC); Hamlet, As You Like It, Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe) Handbagged, As You Like It, The Secret Garden, Sense and Sensibility (Theatre by the Lake); Room (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Powerplay (Hampton Court); The Taming Of The Shrew (Shakespeare’s Globe Education); Dedication (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton); Pride and Prejudice (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Night Watch (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester); Singin’ In The Rain (Bolton Octagon/ Salisbury Playhouse/ New Vic Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Play for the Nation, Wolf Hall, Bring Up The Bodies, The Mouse and His Child (RSC); I Am Thomas (Told By An Idiot/ Scottish National Theatre); Kate Bush’s concerts Before the Dawn (Hammersmith Apollo); Wolf Hall Parts 1 & 2 (Winter Gardens Theatre, New York for RSC/ Playful Productions); Wolf Hall (BBC2 TV); The Knight of the Burning Pestle, The Changeling, Romeo and Juliet tour; Hamlet Globe to Globe Tour; As You Like It, Measure for Measure, Heresy of Love, Pericles, The Tempest (Shakespeare’s Globe); Ben Hur (Tricycle Theatre / Fiery Angel); My People (Theatre Clwyd / Invertigo Theatre Company); Merry Wives of Windsor (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre); Twelfth Night, Richard III (Belasco Theatre, New York for Sonia Friedman Productions/Shakespeare’s Globe); Eternal Love, Anne Boleyn (English Touring Theatre); Oh! What a Lovely War (Northern Stage); Cafe Chaos, The Storeroom (The Kosh).
Recent theatre credits include: Translations, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mosquitoes, Barber Shop Chronicles, The Deep Blue Sea, The Plough and the Stars, Peter Pan, Ugly Lies the Bone, The Consent, Angels in America, Pinocchio, Network, John, The Great Wave, Absolute Hell (National Theatre); The Country Wife, Forty Years On, Fiddler on the Roof, Quiz and Present Laughter (Chichester Festival Theatre); Road (Royal Court); Frost/Nixon (Crucible, Sheffield); Luna Gale and Rabbit Hole (Hampstead); The Hook and The Herbal Bed (Northampton Royal and Derngate); Million Dollar Quartet (regional tour); Made in Dagenham (Queen’s, Hornchurch); Seven
Brides for Seven Brothers (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Treatment and Against (Almeida); Welcome Home Captain Fox, One Night in Miami (Donmar Warehouse); Abigail’s Party, While the Sun Shines, Talking Heads, Half a Life (Theatre Royal, Bath); William Wordsworth and Handbagged (Theatre by the Lake); Playhouse Creatures and The Kitchen Sink (New Vic, Stoke on Trent); Jekyll and Hyde (national tour).
She is also a member of the Voice Department at the National Theatre. Trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Ellie is delighted to be casting the 2017 season for Theatre by the Lake. Other current projects include a new musical about Dusty Springfield for Eleanor Lloyd Productions and the UK tour of Wait Until Dark.
Other recent credits include: Madame Rubinstein (Park Theatre); A Lie of the Mind (Southwark Playhouse); Dirty Great Love Story (Arts Theatre); Fool for Love (Found 111); The Wind in the Willows (Theatre Royal Plymouth, Lowry, Mayflower and London Palladium); Much Ado About Nothing (ReFASHIONed Theatre at Selfridges for The Faction); French Without Tears (Orange Tree/English Touring Theatre and UK tour); Night Must Fall (Salisbury Playhouse/Original Theatre Company and UK tour); Sideways (St. James Theatre); Gaslight (Ed Mirvish Toronto); The Glass Menagerie (Nuffield Southampton Theatre); Dancing at Lughnasa (Lyric Theatre Belfast); Handbagged (Eleanor Lloyd Productions and UK tour); The Gathered Leaves (Park Theatre); Arcadia (English Touring Theatre and UK tour); Told Look Younger (Jermyn Street Theatre); Eldorado (Arcola Theatre); Tape (Trafalgar Studios); Blue Remembered Hills, Playhouse Creatures, Fred's Diner (Chichester Festival Theatre), Four Nights In Knaresborough (Southwark Playhouse); Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’Be and Bernarda Alba (Union Theatre); This Is How It Goes and A Christmas Carol (King’s Head Theatre).
Ellie previously worked as Casting Associate for the Ambassador Theatre Group.