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Adelphi Theatre London 2006  
Elena Roger 
Eva
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Elena Roger

Theatre includes: Elena has appeared in her native Buenos Aires in the original productions of Nine, directed by David Leveaux, Beauty and the Beast, directed by Keith Batten, as Fantine in Les Misérables, directed by Ken Caswell, and Annette in Saturday Night Fever, directed by Tony Edge.

Other productions include the musicals Fiddler on the Roof, Houdini and La Fiaca. In 2003 Elena and Director Valeria Ambrosio devised Mina, che cosa seiin which Elena starred. The musical, based on the famous Italian actress, won five awards including the ACE (Critics’ Award) for Best Actress.

Television includes: On Argentinian television the dramas Hombres de Honor and Pensionados and the comedy programme El Sodero de mi Vida.


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Philip Quast 
Peron
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Philip Quast, Peron

Theatre includes: Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, George Tenet in Stuff Happens, Emile de Becque in South Pacific (Olivier Award, 2001) and George in Sunday in the Park with George (Olivier Award, 1990) at the NT; Archie in The Secret Garden, Achilles in Troilus and Cressida, Banquo in Macbeth, Lodovico in The White Devil, King of Navarre in Love’s Labour’s Lost and Fred in A Christmas Carol for the RSC; Graham in The Fix (Olivier Award, 1998), Divas at the Donmar, Javert in Les Misérables, Sydney, London and 10th anniversary concert; Trigorin in The Seagull and Antonio in The Merchant of Venice (Chichester), St Joan, The Cherry Orchard, Democracy, Coriolanus, The White Devil and Into the Woods (Sydney), Martin in The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? (Melbourne), Candide in Candide, Laertes in Hamlet and Henry in The Marriage; The Threepenny Opera, The Revenger’s Tragedy, No End of Blame, A Hard God, On the Wallaby, A Month in the Country; Pericles, As You Like It and The Wakefield Mystery Plays (South Australian Theatre Company); and Captain Hook in Pan (Capitol Theatre).

Film and television include: Clubland, The Caterpillar Wish, Midsomer Murders, Me and Mrs Jones, Colour in the Creek, Cleopatra, Inspector Morse, Holby City, Ultraviolet, The Fall, Fields of Fire, Brides of Christ, The Governor, Army Wives, Emoh Ruo, The Damnation of Harvey McHugh, Police Rescue, Cassidy, Napoleon, Flight into Hell, The First Kangaroos, Around the World in Eighty Ways and Corridors of Power.

Recordings include: Les Misérables, The Secret Garden, Once in a Blue Moon, South Pacific, Paris, The Fix and Philip Quast Live at the Donmar.


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Matt Rawle 
Che
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Matt Rawle, Che

Theatre includes: Chris in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), George Merry in Treasure Island (Lyric, Hammersmith), Martin Guerre in Martin Guerre (Prince Edward original cast), The Go-Between (Pleasance), Tom Gradgrind in Hard Times (Theatre Royal, Haymarket), Mother Clap’s Molly House (NT Studio), Almost Like Being in Love (NT), Soldier in Hello Again (Bridewell), Prince in Into the Woods (Donmar Warehouse), Putting It Together (Chichester Festival), Marius in Les Misérables (Denmark and Dublin), Toreador in Carmen (Scarborough, Stoke New Vic, Bolton Octogan), Puck and Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Lancelot in Camelot (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland (Bristol Old Vic), Joe Cable in South Pacific (Grange Park Opera), Achilles in To Be a Star (Qatar Centre of Excellence) and The Balladeer in Assassins (Sheffield Crucible).

Radio includes: The Three Musketeers (Danish Radio).


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Abbie Osman 
Alternate Eva
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Abbie Osman

Training: Abbie trained at the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and the Royal Academy of Music.

Theatre includes: Maid Marion in Robin Hood (Corn Exchange, Newbury), Sharon in A Slice of Saturday Night (MIM Productions), Princess Belle in Sleeping Beauty (Potters Bar). She made her West End debut understudying and playing Meat in We Will Rock You (Dominion).

Television includes: Abbie provided backing vocals for the BBC’s Fame Academy and made an appearance on Blue Peter (BBC) with the cast of We Will Rock You.

She performed with Mike and the Mechanics on the European tour of Phil Collins’s First Final Farewell Tour and has appeared in a commercial for Twix chocolate.


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Gary Milner 
Magaldi/Ensemble
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Gary-Milner

Theatre includes: Jolson (Victoria Palace and Toronto), Doctor Dolittle (Hammersmith Apollo), Spend Spend Spend (Piccadilly), Fred Casely in Chicago (Adelphi), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium) and Anything Goes (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane). Other theatre includes Phil Corkery in Michael Attenborough’s Brighton Rock (Almeida), Mr Ovington in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Eluard in Lee Miller and Kit Wright in 5-11 (all Chichester Festival). Christmas 2005 saw him perform the role of Prince Charming in Cinderella at Wimbledon Theatre. He was given one week to learn the entire show for two performances!

Television includes: Murphy’s Law and Spooks as well as performances on shows ranging from Children in Need to The Royal Variety Performance. He was one of the infamous ‘massive heads’ on TFI Friday for two seasons of the show.


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Lorna Want 
Mistress/Ensemble
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Training: Lorna trained at the Carlton Television Workshop in her home town in Warwickshire.

Theatre includes: Her first theatre credit was playing the role of Cosette in Les Misérables, aged nine. This was followed by the role of Juliet in Romeo and Juliet the Musical (Piccadilly and original cast recording). Most recently, Lorna played Ariel Moore in Footloose the Musical (2006 UK tour and Novello original cast).

Television includes: Doctors and Holby City, and Natalie in BBC1’s musical sitcom I Dream.


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Elisabeth Baron 
Swing
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Training: Arts Educational, London (BA Hons).

Theatre includes: Since graduating recently her experience includes: Lord of the Rings, the Stageshow (concert), Kate in City Girls (workshop) and Candy in A Tale of Two Sisters (short film). Roles at Arts Educational included Florence in Chess, Joan in Strike up the Band, The Witch in Into the Woods and Prince Charming in Cinderella for UK Productions.


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Paul Basleigh 
Ensemble
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Paul Basleigh, Ensemble

Training: Paul was born in Hampshire and trained at the London Studio Centre on a scholarship. 

Theatre includes: Fred Caseley in Chicago (Adelphi), Sky and Eddie in Mamma Mia! (Prince Edward), Saturday Night Fever (London Palladium) and Grease (Cambridge Theatre). He has recently worked with the NT in Once in a Lifetime. Regional and touring credits include Singin’ in the Rain (Leicester Haymarket), Tommy, and Dick Whittington.

Film and television include: Kevin Spacey’s Beyond the Sea, Mojo and The Basil Brush Show.


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Leila Benn Harris 
Ensemble
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Leila Benn Harris

Training: Leila graduated from the Arts Educational School with a BA in musical theatre.

Theatre includes: Carmen in the UK tour of Fame. She was delighted to make her West End debut in the same role at the Aldwych Theatre. Whilst at college Leila played Diana Morales in A Chorus Line and Peep-Bo in Hot Mikado and also appeared as Eponine in a charity gala performance of Les Misérables for the MCC, Malta.

Television includes: Chica in the BBC series Manchild.


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Stephanie Bron 
Swing
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Training: Elmhurst Ballet School.

Theatre includes: West Side Story – Rosalia, Francisca, cover Anita (UK tour), Fosse – swing (Japanese and European tours), Dick Whittington – ensemble, cover Alice Fitzwarren (Birmingham Hippodrome) and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium) in which she covered and played Truly Scrumptious.

Other work includes: After graduating, she spent six months in the Caribbean working for Princess Cruises, performing on the Grand Princess and the Dawn Princess. She performed with Enrique Inglesias at Miss World 2001 and again in Stuttgart, Germany, danced with Westlife at The Brit Awards 2001 and appeared in music videos for Pulp and S Club.


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Greg Castiglioni 
Ensemble
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Greg-Castiglioni

Training: Greg was born and bred in Italy. He grew up speaking English and Italian at home while studying French and German at school. At 18 he moved to England to study law at the University of Westminster and graduated three years later. He was then awarded the Stage Scholarship and joined the Mountview Theatre School to study musical theatre. While at Mountview he co-wrote and composed Let Him Have Justice (TER), a musical based on the Derek Bentley case, later staged at the Covent Garden Festival.

Theatre includes: Alternate Rusty in Starlight Express and he also covered Electra and Greaseball. He understudied The Bishop in Les Misérables (UK tour) and made his West End debut in the London production, understudying Bamatabois. He has also appeared in Anthony Van Laast’s production of Hair in Oslo.

Concerts include: While in Germany he was the Artistic Director of Starlighters Expressed, a gala in aid of Unicef, and a Christmas gala to raise money for the Jose Carreras Leukemia Foundation. Greg also performed for President Gorbachev as a soloist and with Sister Sledge, singing “We Are Family”. He has taken part in numerous concerts in the UK and abroad, most recently at the Gulf Hotel in Bahrain.


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Dean Chisnall 
Swing
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Background/Performing credits: Dean graduated from Arts Educational School of Musical Theatre and immediately joined the cast of The Woman in White at the Palace Theatre where he understudied and played the leading role of Walter Hartwright. He has recently performed his first professional concert at St Saviour’s Church in Knightsbridge.


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John Clarke 
Dance Captain/Swing
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Training: John started dancing at the Tiffany Stage Academy, Clacton, and trained at Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre includes: Grease (Dominion), Starlight Express in Germany (cover Rockies and Flat-Top) and Assistant Choreographer to Karen Bruce on Fame in Norway. He was an original cast member of Saturday Night Fever (London Palladium) covering Cesar, Chester and Jay/Becker. John was dance captain in the second year, before working on the first UK national tour as the Resident Director/ Choreographer. Most recently John has been the Resident Choreographer on We Will Rock You (Dominion) and was part of the original creative team. He was also the Associate Choreographer to Arlene Phillips on the Australian, American and German productions.


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Kevin Curtin 
Ensemble
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Training: Kevin is from Harlesden, London. Before training at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, where he received BA Hons, he served five years with the British Army (third Battalion, the Royal Green Jackets), the last three of these in Germany where he lived and worked for a further ten years in Bavaria/Allgau. As well as being a qualified ski instructor, wild water rafting guide, potter, sheet metal worker and painter and decorator, he sang for two popular cover bands and recorded jingles for Radio Allgau.

Theatre includes: Jude in Carnaby Street (Arts), Captain Schultz and first cover John in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Joe Marino in The Witches of Eastwick (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Sheriff in Whistle Down the Wind (Palace).

National tours: Ensemble and first cover George in Spend Spend Spend, Sheriff in Whistle Down the Wind, General Harrison Howell and first cover Fred/Petruchio in Kiss Me, Kate.

Regional: Bellamy in Bellamy (Unity, Liverpool), Billy in Dog Eat Dog (Scarborough Festival), Berresford in Only the Brave (New, Cardiff). 

International: High Priest/Cyclops Aspire (Qatar).

Film and television include: Apostle John in Jesus Christ Superstar (video), Oz Bond in the Post Office Bumper ad for Wish You Were Here.

Workshops include: David in Falls Mercury workshop, 1998 and 1999 Vivian Ellis Awards with “China” song, Dearly Beloved and A Life in the Daze of Stanley Bishop.


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Ashley Day 
Ensemble
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Training: Stoneland School of Ballet and Theatre Arts and National Youth Music Theatre.

Theatre includes: Original cast of Mary Poppins (Prince Edward), Liquorice Man in Matthew Bourne’s The Nutcracker (Sadler’s Wells), NYMT Royal Gala (Piccadilly), Dream Curly in Oklahoma! (Cardiff International Festival of Musical Theatre and Peacock Theatre), Creation (Edinburgh Festival) and Oliver! (London Palladium).

Television includes: Proms in the Park and Children in Need.

Recordings include: Original cast album of Mary Poppins.


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Emma Harris 
Ensemble
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Training: Royal Ballet School (White Lodge and Upper School) and Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre includes: Aladdin (Old Vic), June in Chicago (UK tour), West Side Story (Bregenz Festival, Austria), On Your Toes (Japanese tour), the original London cast of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium), Beauty in Beauty and the Beast (New Elgiva Theatre, Chesham), Victoria in Cats (New London), where she understudied and performed the role of Jellylorum, and The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s), where Emma understudied and performed the role of Meg Giry.

Emma has made numerous appearances with the Royal Ballet Company and the Birmingham Royal Ballet; productions include Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, The Dream, Cinderella and The Nutcracker.

Emma performed in cabaret (Miyazaki and Nagasaki, Japan) and she has appeared regularly in cabaret and concert venues around the UK.


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Mark Heenehan 
Ensemble
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Background: Mark is from New Jersey, USA, and has lived in London since 1983. Whilst at university he started performing professionally off-Broadway in comedy improvisation group Good Clean Fun. 

Theatre includes: The world premiere of Tennessee Williams’s Not About Nightingales (NT and Alley Theatre, Houston, Texas) and Williams’s Stairs to the Roof (Chichester Minerva). The Madness of George Dubya Trilogy (Arts, New Players’ and Pleasance), Teddy Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace (national tour), Uncle Peck in How I Learned to Drive (Lyric, Belfast), Lenny in Of Mice and Men (Harrogate), Treasurer Coolie in Stephen Sondheim’s Anyone Can Whistle (Bridewell), Norman in The Boys Next Door (Grace Theatre), Niles in Suicide in B Flat (Battersea Arts Centre) and The Constable in The African Company Presents Richard III (Riverside).

Musicals include: Oklahoma! (Lyceum), The Fields of Ambrosia (Aldwych), Buddy (Victoria Palace), Grand Hotel (Dominion), Show Boat (London Palladium), Les Misérables (Palace), South Pacific (Prince of Wales), Spin of the Wheel (Comedy) and The Rocky Horror Show (tour).

Film includes: Road to Damascus, Thunderpants, Rogue Trader, Spy Game, Revelation and Al’s Lads.

Television includes: Reich, It Can Be Done, Painted Lady, Strange But True, In Search of Hamlet, The Tenth Kingdom, A History of the Future, Making Astronauts, The Armando Ianucci Show and Two Face.

Mark is also an accomplished voiceover artist.


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Jodie Jacobs 
Ensemble
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Training: London School of Musical Theatre, where she created the role of Brenda Bly – Teen Detective (Cochrane Theatre).

Theatre includes: Serena Katz in the final London cast of Fame – the Musical (Aldwych), We Will Rock You, covering the roles of Scaramouche and Meatloaf (Dominion). She also played the role of Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar and for the Redbridge Theatre Guild, ‘LV’ in Little Voice. After leaving school, Jodie played Tinkerbell in Peter Pan (Richmond), after which she was very lucky to be part of the New York premiere of Build Me a Barge, a musical revue by Charles Miller and Kevin Hammonds (off-Broadway, NY, and Bridewell, London). Jodie has also performed at the Old Vic, London Palladium, Jermyn Street and Battersea Barge and at venues in Spain and Niagara, Canada. She has been involved in numerous workshops in which she sang for the new musical Victory (Donmar), created the role of Ness in The Bet (Criterion) and Lizzie in Snow (Sound Theatre) and, most recently, performed the role of Sam the cleverest caterpillar in school in Best Friends and Butterflies (Royal Academy of Music).


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Halcro Johnston 
Ensemble
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Training: Halcro comes from Aberdeenshire and studied at Aberdeen University and the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes: Many operas, several West End shows, national and international tours, rep productions and small-scale/pub theatre productions over the 30 years he has been in the business, with a small amount of film, television and commercial work thrown in. There have been two major high points in Halcro’s career so far. The first was his very first job, in chorus at the Edinburgh International Festival in the 1977 production of Carmen starring Placido Domingo, Teresa Berganza and Mirella Freni, with Claudio Abbado and the London Symphony Orchestra. The second was as the Prison Guard in Kiss of the Spider Woman at the Shaftesbury Theatre with Chita Rivera.


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Pip Jordan 
Assistant Dance Captain/ Children’s Director/Ensemble
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Pip-Jordan

Training: Pip’s early training was with Deborah Capon in her home town of Whitstable. She graduated from Laine Theatre Arts.

Theatre includes: West End debut in the original London cast of Mack and Mabel (Piccadilly) after which she joined the late Sir Harry Secombe in the cast of Pickwick as Mary. Trade shows and commercials have enabled Pip to travel the world and she has appeared in six Royal Variety Performances. After six years as a resident dancer on the award-winning TV series Stars in their Eyes, Pip joined the original London cast of Contact (Queen’s) where she understudied and played A Girl on a Swing and understudied A Girl in a Yellow Dress. Other credits include the original London cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie (Shaftesbury) playing The Pearl Lady, Chicago (UK and international tour) playing Mona, and original London cast of Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly) where she took over the role of Havana Girl.

Television includes: Goodnight Sweetheart, Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, Friday Night’s All Wright, Michael Barrymore’s My Kind of Music, The Laureus Sports Awards, Gladiators, Grudge Match, Talking Telephone Numbers, Children in Need, Blue Peter and Saturday Night Swings.

Film includes: Kevin Spacey’s Beyond the Sea.


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Jackie Marks 
Ensemble
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Training: Jackie was born in London and trained at the Italia Conti Theatre School.

Theatre includes: Fantine in the original London cast of Les Misérables (Barbican and Palace), Nancy in Oliver! (Aldwych and Alexandra Theatre, Toronto), Factory Girl in the Les Misérables 10th Anniversary Concert (Royal Albert Hall). Seasons at Windsor, Liverpool, Nottingham, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle include Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd, first female Narrator in Great Britain in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Film and television include: Grange Hill, Crackerjack, The Tommy Cooper Series, Stars in their Eyes I and II, Ticket to Ride and, most recently, the film The Phantom of the Opera (Really Useful Films). Kevin Spacey’s Beyond the Sea.

Jackie has sung vocals on many cast recordings and for the BBC’s Songs from the Shows and also had two successful seasons of her one-woman show at the Ritz and the Savoy in London.


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Kirsty Mather 
Ensemble
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Training: Kirsty comes from Yorkshire and trained on a scholarship at the Arts Educational School, Tring, where she received an award for choreography and later returned as a guest teacher.

Theatre includes: The Italian Princess in the 10th anniversary production of Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake at Sadler’s Wells, and in Japan and Korea. She played and covered the role of Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (West End and tour). She played the title role in The Little Mermaid (Adam Smith Theatre), covered the role of Beth in Little Women (Bloomsbury) and appeared in Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Windsor).

She was part of the Damuus Dance Company performing a contemporary and jazz repertoire and performed in ENB’s production of The Nutcracker (Royal Festival Hall). She was also the featured girl in a Prudential Life commercial, voiceover for a magazine commercial and a solo dancer for a Sky TV ident.


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Tim Morgan 
Ensemble
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Tim-Morgan

Training: Tim was born in Wales and studied at the Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes: The Policeman in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward), Javert in Les Misérables (Palace), Monsieur Lefèvre, Firmin and The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s), Mad Fan in Definitely Doris (King’s Head), Archdeacon in Which Witch? (Piccadilly), Fogg in Sweeney Todd (Holland Park), Jake in Fields of Ambrosia (Aldwych) and soloist in Living on an Island (Talk of London). Regional work includes Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK and European tour), The Auctioneer and Monsieur Lefèvre in The Phantom of the Opera (Manchester Opera House), Thomas in The Nativity (St David’s Hall, Cardiff), Michael in Adult Ways (Sherman, Cardiff) and Man 1 in Elegies… (Library, Manchester).

Opera includes: Malatesta in Don Pasquale (Welsh National Opera), Silvano in Un Ballo in Maschera (Dublin Grand Opera), Taddeo in Italian Girl in Tangiers (Buxton Festival Opera), The Baron in La Traviata (Barezzi Opera) and Koko in The Mikado, Dick Deadeye in HMS Pinafore, Sergeant in The Pirates of Penzance, Strephon in Iolanthe and Antonio in The Gondoliers (D’Oyly Carte Opera Company).

Film includes: Achilles for Channel 4.

Television includes: Blue Peter, Children in Need and BBC Children’s Prom in the Park.

Recordings include: Show Boat, Mame, Wonderful Town, 42nd Street, South Pacific, Iolanthe, The Gondoliers and original cast recordings of Mary Poppins, Which Witch? and Fields of Ambrosia.


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Aoife Nally 
Ensemble
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Training: LAMDA, McGill University Opera Performance Program, L’ecole Philippe Gaulier.

Theatre includes: Jerry Springer – The Opera (Cambridge, ensemble), Happily Ever After with Barbara Cook (Fortune, Mrs White), Anyone Can Whistle (Bridewell, Mrs Schroeder), Pride 2006 (Cabaret Stage, Leicester Square), On the Shelf (Edinburgh Fringe), Desperately Seeking Sondheim (various cabaret venues), West End Girls (Jersey Opera House), Channel 53 Comedy Troupe (Canal Café). Canadian credits include Sweeney Todd (Mrs Lovett), The Secret Garden (Martha), Company (Sarah), Assassins (Sara Jane Moore), The Baker’s Wife, Into the Woods, A Little Night Music (SECOND.com/p@n.y. and Da Capo Productions, Countess Charlotte).

Film and television include: The Computer Virus and London Walks.


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Grant Neal 
Swing
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Grant-Neal

Training: London Academy of Performing Arts.

Theatre includes: Understudy Child Catcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium), standby Mary Sunshine and Amos in Chicago (Adelphi), Booby Chervell in Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens, understudy Dean in Boogie Nights, Reverend Henry T Dobson and understudy Billy Crocker in Anything Goes, Eugene and understudy Teen Angel/ Vince Fontain/Roger in Grease, The Goodbye Girl (national tours), Dream Curly in Oklahoma! (Perth Rep), Judah in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Gaiety, Isle of Man) and They’re Playing Our Song (Stephen Joseph Theatre directed by Alan Ayckbourn). Pantomimes include Robinson Crusoe, Dick Whittington, Mother Goose, Jack and the Beanstalk. Summer season at The Spa, Bridlington, and a long TIE tour for the Kinetic Theatre Company.

Television includes:Agony.  

Recordings include: Original cast recording of Pendragon for the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) and subsequent broadcasts of the show for BBC Radio 2.

Grant was in the NYMT for three seasons and appeared in their productions of Poppy, Whistle Down the Wind and Pendragon, performing at the Edinburgh Fringe, Horsham Arts Centre and Riverside Studios. Workshops include Opal and Big City, both at the Greenwich Theatre for the festival of new musical writing.


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Stuart Neal 
Ensemble
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Training: Bournemouth Dance Academy, Arts Educational School, Tring, and NYMT.

Theatre includes: Aladdin, directed by Sean Matthias (Old Vic), Neleus in the original cast of Mary Poppins, directed by Richard Eyre (Prince Edward), Mungojerry and Skimbleshanks in Cats (national tour), Oliver! (London Palladium) and Nine (Donmar Warehouse).


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Robyn North 
Ensemble
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Training: London Studio Centre. Upon completion of her diploma in theatre dance, she graduated with distinction in musical theatre and received the Lia Williams Award. Roles played whilst training included the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods, Maggie in A Chorus Line and Wife in The War Plays. Robyn is originally from Lincoln where she trained at the Sandy Gray School of Dancing.

Theatre includes: She joined the London company of The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s) at the age of 19, understudying and playing the role of Christine on numerous occasions and took over as Alternate Christine for a limited period. She played the lead role of Isabel opposite Shane Ritchie in the national tour of Scrooge The Musical, and Miss Dorothy in Thoroughly Modern Millie on tour, as well as understudying the lead role of Millie. Robyn appeared in Musical Stages magazine’s 10th birthday celebrations opposite Bonnie Langford and Clive Rowe in 2005, and in A-Z of Musical Theatre (Theatre Royal, Wexford) and Aspects of DanceRoyal Gala 2001 (Peacock Theatre).


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Adam Pearce 
Ensemble
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Training: Guildford School of Acting Conservatoire where he received a first class honours degree and the Principal’s Award for Musical Theatre. Whilst training Adam took on the roles of Terry Conner in the UK premiere of Side Show, Edward Moulton-Barrett in Robert and Elizabeth, Matthew Cuthbert in Anne of Green Gables and himself in Godspell. Adam also trained with the NYMT and toured the UK as Judd Fry in Oklahoma! and Pellinore in Pendragon.

Theatre includes: Alice in Wonderland (West Yorkshire Playhouse).

Adam is making his West End debut.


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Mark Powell 
Ensemble
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Training: Mountview Theatre School.

Theatre includes: Most recently, Sonny in Grease (national tour, Victoria Palace, national tour of Japan), Phoebus in Notre Dame de Paris (Dominion), Montparnasse and Enjolras in Les Misérables (Palace), original company of Whistle Down the Wind (Aldwych), Boy Hero in Guards! Guards! (national tour), Rolf in the Steam Industry production of The Sound of Music (BAC), Jekyll and Hyde (national tour), understudy Joe Gillis in Sunset Boulevard (national tour), Schwartz It All About (Finborough) and Theo Van Gogh in Vincent (King’s Head). As a member of the National Youth Theatre he appeared as Field Marshall in Pippin (Bloomsbury) and Lennox in Macbeth (Bloomsbury and Theatre Royal, Brighton).


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Fiona Reyes 
Swing
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Training: Originally from Bournemouth, Fiona trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Whilst at Mountview her credits included Tzietel in Fiddler on the Roof, The With in Into the Woods and Anybody’s in West Side Story.

This is Fiona’s West End debut.


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Sarah Ryan 
Ensemble
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Sarah-Ryan

Sarah Ryan was born in Lichfield and educated at Wrekin College, Shropshire. In 1988 she won the BBC Choirgirl of the Year competition, and the following year recorded a radio special, Sarah Ryan Sings. She has since made numerous broadcasts for BBC Radio.

Theatre includes: Christine in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s and Manchester Opera House), Christine in Ken Hill’s The Phantom of the Opera (UK tour), Les Misérables (Palace Theatres, London and Manchester) in which she understudied and played Cosette, the original cast of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion), Josephine in HMS Pinafore (Opera Della Luna) and Cinderella opposite Brian Conley (Theatre Royal, Plymouth). Sarah was part of the Olivier Award-winning ensemble of Jerry Springer – The Opera (Cambridge Theatre) in which she understudied and played the role of Shawntel (the poledancer!).

Workshop: The Woman in White.

Television includes: Songs of Praise, Daytime Live, A Virgin Most Pure, Children in Need and First Light.

Concerts include: Soprano soloist since 1999 with the English National Orchestra conducted by Jae Alexander, Proms on the Pitch (Wessex Stadium, Weymouth) with Aled Jones and G4; with the RPO at the Rose Bowl, Southampton. Guest soloist at Raffles Hotel, Singapore; Candide (RFH), HMS Pinafore (Proms, Royal Albert Hall), Friday Night is Music Night (Radio 2) and Sondheim at 75 (Hackney Empire, for Radio 3) for the Maida Vale Singers. Principal soloist in Some Enchanted Evening (Proctor’s Theatre, NY, UK, South Africa and Taiwan); 10th Anniverary Concert of Les Misérables; and the TV Times’s Concert for Leukaemia (both Royal Albert Hall).

Sarah has recently recorded her debut CD, “Showtime”.


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Madeline Castrey 
Child
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Madeline attends the Italia Conti Associate School and the Royal Alexandra & Albert School, in Reigate. She lives with her mum, dad and sister, Matilda. This will be Madeline’s third West End appearance at the age of eight; her previous roles include Princess Anjuli in the The Far Pavilions (Shaftesbury) and Eponine in Les Misérables (Queen’s). Madeline will play the young Gillian Wearing in Gillian’s new film shooting this year. She has appeared in several commercials as well as performing solo at the Annual Children’s Entertainment Awards.


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Carlotta Saxton 
Child
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Carlotta is 11. She is half Italian and half British, and lives in West London with her parents and her younger brother.

She is part of the school choir and drama club and she has been studying singing with opera singer Mair Rees-Davies for the past three years. She is currently preparing for her Grade III singing exam. She also studies the piano.

Carlotta is making her West End debut.


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Tanyel Hassan 
Child
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Tanyel Hassan

Tanyel is ten years old. She has a brother, Tayfun, who is 15 and lives with her mum and dad in Plaistow, East London. She was born in England but her parents are originally from Cyprus. She has been attending the Deborah Day Stage School in East Ham since she was five. As well as singing, she also studies ballet, tap, modern, street jazz, drama and acrobatics. She loves performing and regularly competes in dance and singing festivals. Her first major role was as Annie at the Broadway Theatre, Barking, and she has just left the cast of Billy Elliot as a ballet girl. Her ambition is to continue to appear in West End shows until she is old and grey!


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