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Tim Rogers 
The Man
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Tim Rogers is one of Australia’s most exiting and versatile performers.

Last year he starred as Tony in the UK National tour of West Side Story. He then played the role of Frederic in The Pirates of Penzance at the Savoy Theatre, London. His first musical was The Phantom of The Opera, which was followed by a national tour of the show South Pacific. Later that year he performed as young Ben in Sondheim’s Follies, then as Freddie Eynsford-Hill in My Fair Lady. He also performed in the original Australian cast of Miss Saigon and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Tim’s concert work has taken him from Asia to the Middle East, and in 1998 he toured Australasia with The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, where he sang the hits “All I Ask of You” and “Amigos Para Siempre” alongside Sarah Brightman.

Tim graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts, where he studied with Dame Joan Hammond. He has performed with Opera Australia and the Victoria State Opera, including the role of Nadir in Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, Parpignol in La Boheme and Agenore and Mozart’s Il Re Pastore.

Recently in Australia he performed the role of Heinrik in Sondheim’s A Little Night Music, Steve Baker and Ravenal in  Showboat, Leonardo da Vinci in A Portrait of Love and Dominique in Steven Schwartz’s The Baker’s Wife.

His family members throughout the UK who didn’t see him last year in West Side Story have no good reason not to see him perform this year.

Katie Rowley Jones 
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Following a BA Hons degree in law from the University of Nottingham, Katie trained in musical theatre at the Guilford School of Acting.

Roles at GSA include: Rose Vibero in Aspects of Love, Judy Garland in The Other Side of the Rainbow and Cinderella in Into the Woods.

Katie is thrilled to be making her professional stage debut in Whistle Down the Wind, and would like to thank her family for their relentless support and positivity.

Mark Inscoe 
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Mark Inscoe’s theatre credits include: Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd (20th Anniversary production, Bridewell Theatre, London), Jules/Bob Greenberg in Sunday in the Park with George ( Leicester Haymarket); WD Taylor in Mack and Mabel (Piccadilly Theatre); Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch); Original cast of Sunset Boulevard (Adelphi Theatre); Grantaire/ Foreman in Les Miserables (Palace Theatre); Howard Carter in Tutankhamen (Exeter); Baron Von Geigern in Grand Hotel (Dominion Theatre); The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Anything Goes (Prince Edward Theatre); Evita (Opera House, Manchester); the African and Crocodile in Just So (Barbican Theatre, Plymouth); Swan Esther and the King (National Tour).

TV includes: Howards Way Revue: Perfectly Weill (Jigsaw Music Theatre)

Recordings include: Sunset Boulevard; George in La Cage Aux Folles; Will Parker in Oklahoma; Bill in Me and My Girl and An Evening with Alan J Lerner.

Concerts include: Sweeney Todd (Royal Festival Hall); Bernstein Gala (HerodAtticus Theatre, Athens); Cavalcade of Coward (Piccadilly Theatre) and performing worldwide in Cabaret.

Mark also has an Honours Degree in Geology from Exeter University.

Scott Cripps 
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Scott trained at The Dance Consortium from the age of three and then went on to The Arts Educational Schools after receiving the Andrew Lloyd Webber Scholarship.

His West End debut was in Doctor Dolittle at the Apollo Theatre, Hammersmith.

Most recently he danced in the highly acclaimed Dome Show at the Millenium Dome.

Numerous television appearances include dancing on Ant and Dec Unzipped and in thirty-three episodes of TFI Friday.

Scott has also tap-danced with the likes of Buster Brown, Tobias Tak and Donna Berlin.

Scott also featured in the Warner Brothers feature film The Power of One.

Larrington Walker 
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Larrington Walker was born in Kingston, Jamaica and came to England in 1956. He was educated at St Vincent de Paul’s Junior School in Mill Hill and at St Thomas More’s School, Sloane Square.

His first job in theatre was the original London production of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972. His latest theatre appearance was Purswa in The Free State at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and on tour.

Other theatre work includes: John Kumalo in Lost in the Stars (New Sussex Opera-Brighton), Len in Ol Time Story at Stratford Eat’s Theatre Royal, Prince of Morocco in The Merchant of Venice at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Liverlips Louis in Guys and Dolls at The Royal National Theatre and Ben Budge in The Beggars Opera.

Larrington’s various television appearances include The Bill, Peak Practice, Inspector Morse, Playdays and regular roles in three BBC series – Thin Air, You and Me and The Chinese Detective.

His films include Lamb for Colin Gregg Films, Burning Illusion for The British Film Institute and Human Traffic for Fruit Salad Films in which he played Koop’s Father.

Larrington also works as a writer/producer/director and his play, with accompanying music, on the life of Harriet Tubman was performed at the Courtyard Theatre, Leeds. Other writing credits are Unforgettable – The life of Nat King Cole at the Garrick Theatre (which he co-wrote and directed), the soundtrack for Busy in the City, two albums for Jimmy Lindsay, Waiting Room and You and Me for BBC Television.

Reginald Tsiboe 
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Reggie’s professional career began with the National Youth Theatre production of The Me Nobody Knows at London’s Shaw Theatre followed by West End productions of Hair (also in Germany and Austria); Jesus Christ Superstar, The Black Mikado (in which he played Nanki-Poo); Blues in the Night (Piccadilly Theatre and Everyman, Liverpool); and Rum Daniels in Carmen Jones at the Old Vic.

Other Credits include: World Tours with Steven Berkoff (Salome and Kafka’s Trial): Saratoga (RSC); The Piano Lesson and All or Nothing at All (Tricycle Theatre); The Fatherland (Bush Theatre); Four Door Saloon (Hampstead Theatre); Milkwood Blues (Lyric Hammersmith): Twelfth Night (Zimbabwe Tour) and Of Mice and Men (Theatr Clywd).

TV and film credits include: London Bridge (as Dave Simmons) for Carlton TV; Come Outside, Escape to Kampala; Spy at Evening; Morecambe and Wise Show; The Bill; West of Paradise for YTS; Diamond for ATV; Touch and Die for SFPTV; After the War for Granada and Follow the Star and Mixed Blessings for LWT.


Aaron Shirley 
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Aaron has appeared in plays and musicals throughout Britain including Dundee, Perth, the Unicorn Children’s Theatre in London, Oxford Playhouse, Leicester Haymarket, Chester, Coventry, Salisbury, Plymouth and Ipswich.

In London he has appeared in London Continental at the Arcola Theatre; Lost in the Stars and The Cradle Will Rock, both operas, at the Battersea Arts Centre; You’re Gonna be Alright and Jamie Boy at the Etcetera Theatre Club; Shakespeare’s Rome at The Mermaid Theatre; Edmund Ironside at the Bridge Lane Theatre in Battersea.

In 1991, he won Best Actor at the London New Play Festival for the part of Keith in Why Bananas Bend at the Old Red Lion.

In 1993, he played Stan in Images of Tiffin at The Old Red Lion, which won its playwright Julian Perkins the Thames Television Playwriting Award.

During 1997 and 1998, he did a ten month stint in The Rocky Horror Show in Frankfurt, playing Hot Eddie and Dr Everett Von Scott. He has recently been a nasty fire-bomber in The Bill, has performed in Cabaret in Belgium and Denmark, and in 1988 he toured India, Sri Lanka and Singapore in the Woody Allen farce, Don’t Drink the Water.

In 1992, he appeared in The Royal National Theatre production of Fuente Ovenjura, both at the Cottesloe Theatre and on tour in Seville, Derry and Edinburgh.

His television appearances include: The Forgotten Door, Minder, Shoestring, Smugglers, Tales of the Unexpected, Nancy Astor, Squaring the Circle, The Eye of the Storm, the thirteen-part series Words Words Words, T-Bag Strikes Again, The Bill (three times), Casualty, Making News and eight episodes of Boon and Leroy.

Adelaide Thompson 
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Adelaide Thompson graduated from the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in July 2001.

Roles at Webber Douglas included Frances in Stags and Hens by Willy Russell and Catherine in A View From the Bridge by Arthur Miller.

Martyn Andrews 
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Martyn trained at Mountview Theatre School, winning a full singing scholarship and graduating in 2000 with a BA (Hons) degree. Performances at Mountview included Hamlet, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Accrington Pals and Working. Martyn was also a member of the National Youth Music Theatre where productions included Warchild and The Threepenny Opera.

Born in Liverpool, Martyn has co-presented Songs of Praise and was guest singer on the recording of “Mersey Glory” at Goodison Stadium (both for the BBC). Other television includes Brookside, Emmerdale and Reckless.

Martyn has just spent the last fifteen months on roller skates in Starlight Express (Bochum) where he played the roles of Espresso, Dustin, Caboose and Electra. Thrilled to be back with his feet firmly on the ground, he would like to thank all his family and friends for their support, especially to Dorothy and Des.

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Chris Holland 
Snake Preacher
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Chris began singing at the age of four. He trained at the Wells Cathedral School, and at eleven was awarded a music scholarship to Kings College, Taunton.

He spent five years appearing at concert and cabaret venues throughout the UK and touring in productions of West End Showstoppers and A Tribute to Elvis, in which he played Elvis. In 1993 he understudied Chris in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane).

In 1994 he headlined a series of concerts entitled West End Goes West (Winter Gardens, Weston-Super-Mare) and also performed in Out of the Blue (Shaftesbury Theatre). He played Elwood Blues in The Official Tribute to the Blues Brothers (UK and European tour) and also appeared in Showstoppers for the BBC, with Gary Wilmot.

He then appeared as the Pharaoh in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK tour), in Heathcliff (UK tour) and a tour of An Evening with Gary Wilmot. After this he played Vince Fontaine/Teen Angel in the tour of Grease.

Most recently Chris was in The Witches of Eastwick at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and the Prince of Wales Theatre.

Dominic Brewer 
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Dominic was born in Bristol and spent many years working in amateur companies there, with notable roles including Tobias in Sweeney Todd, Hamlet for the Stage Right Theatre company and Moloch in an award-winning musical adaptation of Paradise Lost, a part subsequently recorded for the original cast CD.

Dominic went onto train at Webber Douglas, where his roles included Feste in Twelfth Night; Tuzenbakh in Three Sisters; Mr Wright in No More Sitting on the Old School Bench and Moon in The Real Inspector Hound. He received singing tuition from Phil Raymond.

Since graduating in the summer of 2000, Dominic has sung at the Royal Festival Hall in the world premiere of The Ceremony, toured the north of England with the Pied Piper Theatre Company and made his professional London debut as the Young Thing in the European premiere of Hello Again at the Bridewell Theatre.

Most recently he has appeared as Nicky Lancaster in Noel Coward’s The Vortex for 20th Century Blues.

Mark Goldthorp 
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Mark Goldthorp trained at the Guildford School of Acting, from where he graduated in 1997, going straight into The Lady’s Not for Burning and proceeding to become musical director at the Canal Café for News Revue.

From there Mark went on to perform in rep musicals up and down the country, including South Pacific, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Little Shop of Horrors, Scrooge, Hair and Aspects of Love. Mark was a principal soloist on Just for You, a celebration concert of the songs of Stephen Schwartz.

Mark has also enjoyed many varied roles in plays, such as the role of Bobby in Run for Your Wife, Antonio Rainaldi in My Cousin Rachael, Gary in Dead Guilty and as Geoff in A Taste of Honey.

Last year Mark was delighted to play the lead in The Corsican Brothers at the beautiful Gaiety Theatre in the Isle of Man, in which location he also played the Baker in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Mark is a composer of three musicals and has just completed his first play, Death Amongst Other Things, which he hopes to stage in the near future.

Martin Neely 
Zabrina Norry 
Chris Middlebrook 
Georgie Fellows 
Emma Gannon 
Jennifer Jamieson 
Laura Sheppard 
Kirstie Kober 
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Kirstie is 12 years old and lives in Redbridge, Essex. She trains at the Wenn Stage School and Krackers Kid’s Workshops taking classes in drama, singing, musical theatre, ballet, tap and jazz dance.

Kirstie made her stage debut at the age of two – winning the finals of the National British Arts Awards in the under 7’s drama section – and has gone on to appear in many West End productions including Always, Les Miserables and Annie. Her most recent stage appearance was as Tallulah in Bugsy Malone.

Kirstie’s TV roles include playing Madonna Goode for three years in the BBC comedy drama series Roger Roger by John Sullivan and she has featured in many TV commercials, both in the UK and abroad.

Kirstie played the lead role of Melinda in the short film Holiday With George and has also made appearances in the feature films Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Possession and Tom and Thomas.

Kirstie is very exited to be appearing as Brat in Whistle Down the Wind – her first UK tour.

Ashley Lloyd 
Poor Baby
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Ashley Luke Lloyd is just ten years old, from Blackpool. Ashley’s ability to perform was first encouraged by his parents Lynne and Richie, who would find Ashley regularly entertaining their guests in their Blackpool hotel.

At four years of age Ashley joined his older brother in attending ballroom dancing lessons, and along with his parents, they all enjoyed an interest which gave the family some quality time in their busy schedule. At 15 his brother decided football was too important and left ballroom dancing, which gave Lynne and Richie the problem of finding something to soak up Ashley’s natural performing ability nearer home.

It was at the age of seven when Ashley joined the local theatre school, Scream, and was snatched up instantly into their casting agency, Scream Management. Ashley’s successes include various commercials for Pontin’s, Merseyside Partnership and performing with his idols Steps in the Kinder Surprise TV commercial that aired earlier this year.

Other credits include: appearing in the musical Abbadabbadoo for a summer season at Blackpool’s Opera House; guest appearances as Little Donny Osmond; voice-overs for radio and TV; and recently he was down to the last two as Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Sir Peter Hall at the Glyndebourne Opera.

His hobbies are singing, dancing and talking! He is looking forward to working with all the cast.

Carly Thomas 
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Carly is twelve years old and lives in Clayhall, Essex with her Mum, Dad and two younger sisters.

Carly trains at the Curtain Up Theatre School in Ilford, where she studies drama, singing, musical theatre, jazz and tap. In just over a year she has become a very able and talented performer, resulting in her being awarded their scholarship.

Carly’s parents first realised her talent for singing when she won a national holiday camp title without ever having had a singing lesson. It was from this that her parents agreed to send her to a theatre school, where in a short space of time she has become a key figure on the stage with performances in Stars and By Request at the Thameside Theatre in Grays, Essex. She has also appeared in Bugsy Malone, playing several featured roles, with Krackers Kids workshops at the Kenneth More Theatre in Ilford.

Carly made her film debut in a short film called The Gift. She has recently taken to the stage in Disneyland, Paris, playing the lead role of Annie, and it was there that she received the news that she had gained the part of Brat in Whistle Down the Wind.

This is Carly’s first UK tour and she is very exited at the prospect of performing in different theatres throughout the country. Carly would like to thank her parents for their love and support and dedicates her performance to her family and friends.

Jonathan Burke 
Poor Baby
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Jonathan lives near Manchester. He attends Class Act Theatre Workshop and is a member of Young Showstoppers.

His first professional appearance was in 1997 as a member of the children’s choir in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. His most recent professional appearance was last year when he toured with the production of Doctor Dolittle as Tommy Stubbins.

Other professional performances include playing Nipper in Oliver! at the Manchester Opera House, Gavroche in Les Miserables at the Sheffield Arena and Manchester Palace Theatre, and Abraham Durbeyfield in Tess at the Manchester Palace Theatre.

He has also appeared in Big Bag for Yorkshire Television.

His hobbies are football, tennis and computer games. Jonathan is really looking forward to touring with the company.

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