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Adelphi Theatre London 2007  
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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Yvette Robinson 
Ensemble/Alternate Eva
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Yvette Robinson

Training: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

Theatre includes: Pop Choir and Florence Cover in Chess (Oslo, Norway), Lead Woman in Side by Side by Sondheim (Gordon Craig Theatre, London), Marian Halcombe in The Woman in White directed by Trevor Nunn (The Palace Theatre, London), Pearl and Dinah in Starlight Express (Bochum, Germany), Julie Rooney in Jolson – the Musical (Her Majesty’s Theatre Sydney and Brisbane, Australia), Factory Girl and cover Fantine in the 20th Anniversary production of Les Misérables (Sydney and Melbourne, Australia), Alternate Belle in Beauty and the Beast (Her Majesty’s Theatre, Sydney), Ellen cover in original cast of Miss Saigon (Capital Theatre, Sydney), Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady (His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth) Alternate Eva Mistress and Alternate Eva in Evita (His Majesty’s Theatre, Sydney) and The Bakers Wife in Into the Woods (Sublaco Theatre).

Television includes: Polly Posh in Cushion Kids (Nine Network), The Kosmos Kids (Wave Entertainment).

Film includes: Nurse Heedy in South Pacific starring Glenn Close & Harry Connick Junior (Touchstone Pictures).


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Greg Castiglioni 
Magaldi/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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Lorna Want 
Mistress/Ensemble
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Lorna Want

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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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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Stephanie Bron 
Swing
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Stephanie Bron

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 Awards2001 and appeared in music videos for Pulp and S Club.


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Vivien Carter 
Ensemble
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Training: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (BA Music Theatre) where she appeared in productions of The Crucible, Pacific Overtures, Wild Party and Fiddler on the Roof.

Theatre includes: Understudied and performed the role of Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly Theatre), understudied the roles of Scaramouche and Teacher We Will Rock You (Australian Tour and Tokyo Season).

Television includes: IKEA commercial.

Film includes: Official Denial.


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Dean Chisnall 
Swing
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Dean Chisnall

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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John Clarke

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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Emma Dodd 
Swing
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Emma Dodd

Training: Laine Theatre Arts in Epsom, Surrey .

Theatre includes: Understudying Sally in Me & My Girl (UK Tour), Ellie in Showboat (Royal Albert Hall), High Society (Shaftesbury Theatre), ensemble and understudy Baroness in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium), Adelaide Adams in Calamity Jane, also understudied and played the role of Katy Brown (Shaftesbury Theatre & UK National Tour 2002/2003), the role of Joule and understudying and playing the roles of Buffy and Ashley in the final cast of Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria, London), Alice in Dick Whittington (The Grand Opera House, Belfast), Tinkerbell in Peter Pan (The Grand Opera House, Belfast), Dick Whittington (Lyceum Theatre, Crewe), and Mother Goose (Festival Theatre, Chichester). Emma also appeared in A Celebration of West-End Theatre at the Palace Theatre, London.

Television credits include: Featured actress in a commercial for Halifax (RSA Films, ITV), featured actress in an ident for Schwartz – Richard and Judy Sponsorship (Channel 4), The Cherries (Pilot TV show 1999 now titled The All Stars ITV Carlton), featured in the television series Wild Frontiers.


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Edward French 
Ensemble
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Edward French

Training: Arts Educational School, Tring.

Theatre includes: Prince Charming in Cinderella (Wakefield Theatre), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West End and UK Tour), Gus in Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour), Nat Gelder in Babes in Arms (Cardiff Music Festival), On Your Toes (Leicester Haymarket), Kurt in The Sound of Music (UK Tour), Aladdin (His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen), Sleeping Beauty (Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford). Teddy was also involved in the workshop for Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake (World Tour).

Television includes: Places for the Heart (BBC), Lovin’ Is Easy (Hearsay Productions) and a cameo appearance in the new hit Channel 4 show Skins.


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Emma Harris 
Ensemble
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Emma Harris

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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Mark Heenehan

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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Halcro Johnston 
Ensemble
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Halcro Johnston

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 Pickwickas 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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Jackie Marks

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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Anna Mateo 
Ensemble
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Anna Mateo

Training: Anna’s early training was at the Official Conservatoire of Music of Barcelona were she obtained the Spanish Professional Chant Diploma in Classical Music while she was studying law at university. She relocated to the UK to further her studies in Musical Theatre and obtained a MA in performance (Musical Theatre) at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes: Girl’s Night Out (Warehouse Theatre), Once Upon A Time in New Jersey, The Frog Prince (Cardiff International Musical Theatre Festival, Search for new musicals 2005 and Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2005), Gaudi: The Musical of Barcelona (Barcelona Musical Theatre Palace), El Retaule de la Llum (Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona), Mes enlla d’un Bosc.


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Kirsty Mather 
Ensemble
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Kirsty Mather

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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Aoife Nally 
Ensemble
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Aoife Nally

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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Adam Pearce 
Ensemble
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Adam Pearce

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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Mark Powell

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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Joseph Prouse 
Ensemble
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Joseph Prouse

Training: Performers College, graduating in Summer 2003. His credits whilst training include Jack and the Beanstalk, Beauty and the Beast, appearing twice with The Dave Lee Charity Show, The Biz and Live from Her Majesty’s Theatre.

Theatre includes: Footloose (professional debut, UK Tour), Aladdin with Simon Callow (Richmond Theatre), Thoroughly Modern Millie (UK Tour) and Mamma Mia! in (West End). After Evita, he will be joining the cast of Babes in Arms at the Chichester Festival Theatre playing the part of Nat McCabe and understudying Gus Fielding.

Television includes: Children in Need for two consecutive years.

Concerts include: Joseph has appeared at several corporate events as a solo vocalist.


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Fiona Reyes 
Swing
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Fiona Reyes

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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Jeremy Secomb 
Ensemble
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Jeremy Secomb

Theatre includes: The Women In White (Palace, West End), Waylon Wasowski in Jerry Springer – The Opera ( Cambridge, West End), various productions of The Phantom of the Opera including playing Ubaldo Piangi (Her Majesty’s, West End, UK Tour, Australia and New Zealand Tour), Napthali/Baker in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat ( UK Tour) and A Grand Night for Singing(Footbridge, Sydney).

Television includes: Waylon Wasowski in Jerry Springer – The Opera (BBC2).

Concerts and Workshops include: Annas in Jesus Christ Superstar. Martin Guerre in Martin Guerre for B&M Productions, Sydney. Portchester Castle for Heritage and Earl Carpenter Concerts.


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Kate Tydman 
Ensemble
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Kate Tydman

Training: Conservatoire National de Musique et de Danse de Lorient in France where she grew up. She then went on to complete a three-year musical theatre course at the Doreen Bird College of Performing Arts in Kent. She recently began studying the Meisner technique of acting at the Actor’s Temple London.

Theatre includes: Cats (New London Theatre), Esther (Palace Theatre London), Cats (UK and International tour), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium), Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Sleeping Beauty and Puss in Boots (Oxford Playhouse). Kate last appeared in Dora L’exploratrice (Zenith, Paris).

Concerts include: A Night 1000 Voices tribute to Sir Tim Rice (Royal Albert Hal), Party at the Palace ( Buckingham Palace).

Wokshops include: Choreography and staging for Billy Budd ( London) and Esther (Jermyn Street Theatre, London).

Recordings include: Original live recording of Esther at the Palace Theatre, London.


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Jez Unwin 
Ensemble
Gary Watson 
Swing
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Gary Watson

Training:  Laine Theatre Arts and Kathleen Davis Centre, Sunderland.

Theatre includes: Rum Tum Tugger in Cats (national tour), Sal, cover Double J/Joey/Frank Jr in Saturday Night Fever (Apollo Victoria, London ), Soloist in West End Laine (Aldwych, London ).

Television includes: Olympic Torch Concert (BBC), Assistant Choreographer for Men in Frocks(September Films for Sky One), Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway(LWT), Greasemania (LWT) and Royal Variety Performance 2002 (BBC).


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Imogen Byron 
Child
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Imogen Byron

Theatre credits include: Les Miserables (Queens Theatre), Wind in the Willows (Open Air, Regents Park), Annie (Pleasance Theatre). Imogen is delighted to return to the West End.

She recently played the lead Sammy in Pickles (ITV) and Gemma in Tunnel of Love (ITV). Other TV work includes Forgiven, Home Again, Messiah IV, Stupid, Hardware, Murphy’s Law, Green Wing, Level Up and The Disney Channel.

She has sung on various CD’s and soundtracks and has performed chorally at venues from the Royal Festival Hall through to The Royal Albert Hall.

Imogen trains at the North London Performing Arts Centre.


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Charlotte Rogers 
Child
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Charlotte Rogers

Background: Charlotte aged eight, is making her performing debut in Evita. She was spotted in a West London Preparatory School by her singing teacher. Charlotte follows in her family’s footsteps, her parents both being professional actors. Coincidentally, her mother, at the age of nine, also made her West End debut at the Adelphi.

Charlotte ’s many interests include a love of sports cars, Indian food, shopping, watching musicals, John Wayne films, Frank Sinatra, The Rat Pack, and Shirley Bassey. When she gets older she would like to either join MI5, become a presenter on Top Gear or continue entertaining!


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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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