R C Sherriff's
2019 CAST & GALLERY
LUKAS LEE trained at the Guildford School of Acting.
Theatre credits include: Bliss (Menagerie Theatre Company, Russia); The Soldier (Salisbury Playhouse); Journey's End (Mesh Theatre Co, Belgium); Christmas Carol (Split Second Productions); Not Dead Enough (UK and Ireland No.1 Tour); She Stoops to Conquer (Changeling Theatre), Alls Well That Ends Well (Changeling Theatre); The Sessions: Live at Abbey Road (Royal Albert Hall/ UK and Ireland Tour); Twelfth Night (The Lord Chamberlains Men UK Tour); Henry IV (Waterloo East Theatre).
MARK KITTO played Osborne in the 2018 MESH Theatre’s production of Journey’s End. In the same year he was also an understudy in David Haig’s Pressure at the Ambassador’s Theatre and played Colonel Tom Gordon in the acclaimed play by Jonathan Lewis, Soldier On.
In 2013 Mark Kitto returned to the UK after 18 years in China. He came to acting following a career in the army and media. He is the author of two books on China and was the China columnist for Prospect Magazine. While in China, Mark performed with the Shanghai People’s Arts Theatre.
He has recently been working on a major ‘Tollywood’ film in India. He has attended courses at Norwich Theatre Royal and LAMDA.
JAMES MITCHELL grew up in the New Forest and trained at the Birmingham School of Acting.
His acting credits include: Journey's End-100 Year Armistice Production (Mesh Theatre Company) Billy Bones in Treasure Island, Mr Toad in Wind In the Willows, D’Artagnan in The Three Musketeers (Boxtree Productions) Around the World in 80 Days (UK and Saudi Arabia Tour) The Grimmest of Grimm Tales (Avva Laff Productions) Don’t Dribble on the Dragon (PTC) Thomas and Friends (Ministry of Fun) The Space Race and WW1 at Home (BBC) Five Pantomimes for Evolution Productions including Aladdin, (Lichfield Garrick), Peter Pan (Fairfield Halls Croydon) Moonfleet (Angel Exit) Eaten By the Wolves (Flitter Films) Cirque! (Ministry Of Fun) The Ramayna (Vital Stages) The Little Big Club (Hit Entertainment) Three Arena tours of Cbeebies Live (BBC) The Time Machine (Oz Theatre Paris) The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Theatre Set-Up) Alice in Wonderland (Polka) Phoenix and the Carpet (Chalkfoot) Cinderella (Buxton Opera House) Romeo and Juliet (White Horse) The King of Cabbage Castle (Scat Theatre Co).
James is also an associate of the Inner Magic Circle. He lives in Warwickshire with his wife Justine and their two children Lexi and Clark not forgetting their magic rabbit Mr Spangles!
JOSPEH PHELPS trained in Acting at Rose Bruford College.
His theatre Credits include: Journey's End (Mesh Theatre Co, 2018); Comedy of Errors (The Lord Chamberlain’s Men); Macbeth (Watermill Theatre); Britain Ltd (Theatre Ad Infinitum); Posh (PennyShort Theatre); This is Matty (Appetite Theatre / Matchstick Live).
Film / Television Credits: Magpie (Paul Cook Film).
SIMON LLOYD was trained at the Drama Centre London.
His theatre credits include: A Fox on the Fairway (Queens Theatre Hornchurch); Birdsong (Original Theatre Company) No. 1 UK Tour, 2014 & 2018; Horrible Histories (Birmingham Stage Company) UK Tour; The Canterbury Tales (Tacit Theatre Company) Southwark Playhouse; Tinder Box (Tooting Arts Club) Broadway Studios; The Way of the World (A Single Leaf) Bridewell Theatre; Arsenic & Old Lace (Vienna’s English Theatre); Laurel & Hardy (Channel Theatre Company) Jermyn Street Theatre & UK Tour; The 39 Steps (Criterion Theatre, West End); Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing and A Midsummer Nights Dream (Stafford Festival Shakespeare); The Disappearance (Union Theatre); Romeo & Juliet (Stuttgart Ballet) London Coliseum; Penetrator (Old Red Lion & Theatre 503); Life is a Dream (Old Red Lion); A Scandalous Farce (Hammersmith Riverside Studios).
Film: Going off Big Time; Baby Juice Express; Hampstead
Radio: Hamlet (A Man for Today), (BBC Radio 4).
JOE FEENEY was trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts on the BA Acting course.
His theatre credits include (while training): Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (dir. Antony Lau); Antonio in Twelfth Night (dir. Andrew Jarvis); Stage Manager in Six Characters in Search of an Author (dir. Dan Herd); Joe Keller in All My Sons (dir. Carol Harvey) and Fedotik in Three Sisters (dir. Peter James).
Yorkshire born and bred, Joe spent many years as stage crew at his beloved York Theatre Royal, appearing in The Railway Children, In Fog and Falling Snow and The York Pantomime. He went on to study Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway University of London; roles there included Vindice in The Revengers Tragedy, Mark Antony in Antony and Cleopatra, Orlando in As You Like It and Macduff in Macbeth.
Joe has a close relationship with playwright Owen Collins, having been featured in two world premieres of his plays Search Party and Score Draw.
Aside from acting Joe is a keen writer, dog-lover, and activist.
TERRY BURNS trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
His theatre credits include: Emperor in Aladdin (Harlow Playhouse); John Dee in The Inquisition of Queen Elizabeth I (National Tour); Polidori in The Year Without a Summer (Drayton Arms Theatre) Musical; Richard III in A Mother’s War (Drayton Arms Theatre) Musical; Robert Rugley in Immortality (Drayton Arms Theatre) Musical; Toad in Wind in The Willows (National Tour); Potty Peugeot in Beauty and the Beast (The Maltings, Ely); Sgt Major in Journey’s End (MESH Theatre, Ypres), Abanazar in Aladdin (The Maltings, Ely); Blackbeard in Treasure Island and the Caribbean Pirates (The Maltings,Ely); Various in Plain English (One Man Show, Edinburgh Festival); Hitler in Hitler on Trial (National Tour); Sgt Towers in See How They Run (York Theatre Royal); Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing (Drayton Arms Theatre); Caliban in The Tempest (Drayton Arms Theatre) Roy in Lone Star (Edinburgh Festival); Parnell in Hooked (Edinburgh Festival) Rick in A Slice of Saturday Night (National Tour); Angalo in Truckers (National Tour); Ronald in Rope (Nottingham Theatre Royal); Dennis in Loot (Northcott Theatre, Exeter).
TV: Jonny in The Bill (Thames), Duncan in Murder in Mind (BBC); Josh Matthews (Regular Character) in Family Affairs (Channel 5).
Voice-over: Fresh Smokefree North East (infomercial); Narrator on In-between (Wildlife Film); Wyke Farms (Commercial); Johnny Walker Commercial); A Solitary World (PBS); We were Wanderers on a Prehistoric Earth (PBS).
Awards: Winner of Best Male Performance in a Radio Commercial at the One Voice Awards.
TOM KAY trained at RADA.
His theatre credits include: Birdsong, No. 1 National Tour (Original Theatre Company); Journey's End (MESH Theatre Company); Five Guys Chillin' (The King's Head Theatre); Sure Thing; Sorry (RADA Festival); Pride and Prejudice; A Midsummer Night's Dream (RADA Graduate Company); Inigo (The White Bear); American Psycho (Almeida Theatre); As Is (Finborough Theatre); The Tempest; The Taming of the Shrew (GB Theatre Company); A Woman Killed with Kindness (The National Theatre).
Television: Poetry Between the Lines; Doctors (BBC); The Children Next Door (ITV).
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