Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

A play from the works of P.G. Wodehouse by The Goodale Brothers

Showing Thu 24 May - Sat 27 Oct

The Performers

Thomas Richardson

Thomas Richardson

(Bertie Wooster)

Thomas trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

Thomas was previously at TBTL in 2016 playing Tony Wendice in Dial M for Murder, Carnoustie in Watch It, Sailor!, and Faulkland in The Rivals. Other theatre includes: Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Storyhouse, Chester); Elton John’s Glasses (Watford Palace Theatre); A Christmas Carol, Snow White and Other Tales from The Brothers Grimm, Treasure Island, The Wind in the Willows (Creation Theatre); The Merry Wives of Windsor, Romeo and Juliet, The Wind in The Willows, Macbeth and The Comedy of Errors (Chester Performs); Twelfth Night: A Gender Experiment (The Rose Playhouse); The White Carnation (The Finborough/ Jermyn Street Theatre); Roots
(Nottingham Playhouse/Hull Truck/ Stoke New Vic); The Winter’s Tale, The Rivals, The Grapes of Wrath, Arsenic and Old Lace (all for The Mercury Theatre Colchester’s acting company); The Mousetrap (Asia Tour and West End); Dad’s Army: The Lost Episodes and Dad’s Army Marches On (UK No. 1 Tours).

Theo Fraser Steele

Theo Fraser Steele


Trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes: Doctor Faustus, Don Quixote, The Alchemist (Royal Shakespeare Company); Woman in Mind (Salisbury Playhouse); Bloody Sunday, Guantanamo (Tricycle/West End); The Drowned World, Outside Now, The Moment is a Gift (Paines Plough/Traverse/The Bush/Prada Milan); The Importance of Being Earnest (Australian Tour/West End); Skylight (National Theatre/West End); The Shallow End (Royal Court/West End); A Week with Tony (Finborough); Amphitryon (Gate); Tamburlaine the Great (Royal Shakespeare Company).

Television includes: Victoria, The Thick of It, My Family, Keen Eddie, Genie in the House, Hex, Close and True, Shockers: The Visitor, The Prince of Hearts, Casualty.

Film includes: The Golden Compass, Mad About Mambo, A Christmas Carol, Before You Go, Mrs Brown. Radio includes: The Corrupted, Number 10, A Small Town Murder, The Prince, Lady Susan, Two Minutes Hate, Romeo and Juliet, Antoine and Dougie, The Greengage Summer (all BBC Radio 4).

James Duke

James Duke


Theatre includes: The Hartlepool Monkey (Fuel Theatre); Down The Dock Road (Royal Court, Liverpool); Playing For Time (Sheffield Crucible); The Comedy of Errors, Seeing the Lights, The Winterling, A Doll’s House, Dry Rot, Great Expectations (Theatre by the Lake); Travels With My Aunt (Northampton); Donkey’s Years, The Lady in the Van(Salisbury Playhouse); Remember This, Machinal, Ice (National Theatre); Salome, Hamlet, Frankenstein, Macbeth, Richard III, The Crucible, The Trials of Oscar Wilde (Glasgow Citizens); Inconceivable (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Waiting For Godot, The Critic, The Dispute (Royal Exchange); The Importance of Being Earnest, The Winter’s Tale, Twelfth Night, The Wizard of Oz (Duke’s Lancaster); Calamity Jane, The Rocky Horror Show (Leicester); Dr Faustus (Contact, Manchester); Measure for Measure (Chester); That Time Catastrophe (Quiet Theatre).

TV includes: Damned (C4); Breathless (ITV); Coronation Street (ITV); Doctors (BBC); Miranda (BBC); Phoenix Nights (BBC); Holby City (BBC); Daniel in Oktober (ITV); The Way We Live Now (BBC); The Bill (Thames); Scavengers (ITV); The Troma Basement(Bravo); Brookside (C4); Grange Hill (BBC); The Firm (ITV); Fun at the Funeral Parlour (BBC); Harry Harvey in EastEnders.

Film: The Shouting Men and Cheese Makes You Dream.

Radio includes: The Spring Sonata, The Death of Federico Garcia Lorca, Death Comes Staccato, Shirley, Machinal, The Book of Shadows.