The actors

Rebecca Norris

Characters: Lynne and Marge

Rebecca Norris

 

Rebecca trained at the Academy of Creative Training, graduating in 2012. Since then she has played Mary in a radio adaptation of ‘Caught In The Net’ by Ray Cooney and been a cast member of the satirical comedy sketch show ‘The Treason Show’. In 2013, she appeared in the award-winning ‘Big Bite-Size Breakfast’ shows to sell-out audiences at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals, This show then led to a tour of Australia in 2014, appearing at Perth Fringe World, Adelaide Fringe Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Rebecca also plays Sybil in Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.

Personal reviews:

The New Current – 5* review, Brighton Fringe 2015:
Norris is incredible as the bride's mother who loves her daughter greatly but loves the fact that her ‘Southern’ husband Will allows her to play the class card a little more than she would have normally. And as Aunt Marge she is simply breathtaking as her accent and mannerisms change which allows her some insanely funny and at times cutting one-liners flow with ease.


Danielle Briers

Characters: Vicki, Kate and Val

Danielle Briers

 

Originally from the West Midlands, Danielle moved to London to train at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts. Since graduating in 2013 she has worked extensively with Kinetic Theatre Company, touring theatre for young people around the Midlands, the South East and the Isle of Wight. Alongside acting Danielle has directed several educational plays for young people and people with learning difficulties. Danielle is an ardent fan of devised and immersion theatre and is therefore thrilled to now be part of Interactive Theatre International.

Personal reviews:

The Sussex Newspaper – 5* review, Brighton Fringe 2015:
Danielle Briers takes on three roles as the Bride, Kate, the waitress, Vicky, and even the Groom’s Mother, Val – switching accents, personalities and clothes without hesitation.

The New Current – 5* review, Brighton Fringe 2015:
Briers and Tremaine are like rabbits caught in headlights as soon as they appear as Will and Kate, walking into the room to a resounding applause, they never seem let that ‘we don’t want to be here’ expression on their faces. The duo’s chemistry is palpable always allowing the audience to see and feel their slight discomfort of everything that’s going on and yet there remains a subtly of their interaction together and the frustration played out towards, Lynne, Aunt Marge, and Ricky.


Suzanna Hughes

Characters: Lynne and Marge

Suzanna Hughes

 

Suzanna Hughes is an actress and voiceover artist from North London who graduated from drama school in 2003 and has since done a huge amount of TV and theatre work. Her TV credits range from Sky1's Thorne ScaredyCat and C4’s My Mad Fat Diary to BBC's My Family and C5’s Harold Shipman documentary. Her many TV commercials include work for l’Oréal, Pimms, Premier Inns, Tesco, and a long run for Gala Bingo. Theatre credits include characters and accents for a Spike Milligan tribute, Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire, and Sharon in the solo piece, A Woman Alone.

Suzanna particularly loves comedy and character work and also plays Sybil in Faulty Towers The Dining Experience – a role in which she’s travelled the world, winning 5* reviews.


Katie Cooper

Characters: Vicki, Kate and Val

Katie Cooper

 

To date, Katie has specialised in dramatic acting, comedy, physical theatre and singing. Since graduating from W.A.C Arts in London 2008, she has performed at The Young Vic, Southbank Centre, Assembly Rooms, The Old Market, BAC, Greenwich Theatre and many more. She has also worked with Gomito Productions, Strangeface and Longnose Puppets. Katie has been directed in clown by Philippe Gaulier, Dr Brown, Mick Barnfather, SpyMonkey and Cal McCrystal. In addition to being a full time member of Wildheart & Lyric, she has also written and devised a sellout, five-star one-woman show for kids 'Mrs McMoon'.

Dave Tremaine

Characters: Marvin and Will

Dave Tremaine

 

David studied Drama, Film and Theatre Studies at Roehampton Institute London and later trained at the Academy of Creative Training. His previous credits include Rosencrantz in the 2007 Argus Angel Award winning production of 'Hamlet', Lenny in Harold Pinter's 'The Homecoming', Trofimov in 'The Cherry Orchard', the title role of Patrick Marber's 'Don Juan In Soho', as well work for Bite-Size Plays at the Brighton and Edinburgh Fringe Festivals. He appeared in the highly successful British feature film 'White Collar Hooligan' which was released in 2012 and is also a cast member of long-running satirical sketch show 'The Treason Show'. David has appeared in UK and Australian tours for Interactive Theatre International.

Personal reviews:

The Sussex Newspaper - 5* review, Brighton Fringe 2015:
David Tremaine gives his all as the groom, Will, and also the wonderfully camp and emotional wedding planner, Marvin.


Ben Hood

Characters: Ricky and Ray

Ben Hood

 

Ben trained at the University of Salford. His theatre work includes lead roles at Salford's Lowry Theatre, Manchester's Library Theatre and The Dance House. Now based in London, Ben works predominately in theatre, most recently in a tour of Hunter S. Thompson's Fear & Loathing In Las Vegas, playing 10 characters. Other work includes the role of Jason in Medea at the UK International Physical Theatre Festival. Ben works extensively in interactive theatre, both in the UK and internationally for companies such as Heritage Arts and Bearded Kitten, and on advertisements for Bacardi and 3 Mobile. He has been a performance director for Secret Cinema, has performed for BBC afternoon radio plays, appeared in BBC 1's Doctors, and is a festival entertainer for Secret Garden Party and Glastonbury. He is currently filming in the lead role as Lewis Silva in the feature film Play Judas due for completion late 2015.

Personal reviews:

The New Current – 5* review, Brighton Fringe 2015:
Hood, first as flat-cap wearing Northern no-nonsense talking Ray and later as the, at times tactless, Best Man Ricky, is a comedic delight. His asides to the guests as Ricky are priceless and the book he’s been keeping on Will and the wedding is priceless.


Oliver Harrison

Characters: Ricky and Ray

Oliver Harrison

 

After training at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, Oliver furthered his professional training with comedic and clown experts such as Philippe Gaulier, Spymonkey, Dr Brown and Mick Barnfather. He is an accomplished performer specialising in comedic, devised and physical work, both as a solo and collaborative theatre maker. Oliver is co-founder of Wildheart & Lyric, a successful touring theatre company that devises raucous physical comedy and has recently collaborated with the critically acclaimed Mick Barnfather. Oliver has also enjoyed great success in his solo show, Signor Baffo. Oliver has a passion for making original, dynamic theatre that incorporates clown, slapstick and expert stupidity and he continues to work with other brilliant companies like Dreamthinkspeak, Bureau of Silly Ideas, Gomito and Long Nose Puppets.

Oliver also plays Manuel in Interactive Theatre International’s Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, appearing in London’s West End and touring Europe.


Jonathon Saunders

Characters: Marvin and Will

Jonathon Saunders

 

Jonathon trained at East 15 Acting School, graduating in 2010. Since training he has worked both in the UK and abroad. A highlight was performing at the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival and playing the role of Philip, in White Horse Theatre's tour of The Shape of Things. He has appeared on the small screen in a host of commercials, both in the UK and abroad, as well as short film roles.

Jonathon also plays Basil in Interactive Theatre International’s Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, appearing in London’s West End and touring Europe.


Jack Baldwin

Characters: Ricky and Ray / Marvin and Will

Jack Baldwin

 

Jack read classics at Kings College London then trained at LAMDA, and he has a wealth of experience in film, radio, theatre… even opera! His most notable recent TV was The Rochdale Pioneers, an acclaimed documentary about the Co-operative movement. Also on film/TV: Henry IV part I, A Political Life, and the forthcoming 'Coldfall'. Theatre credits include Henry V, Henry IV part I, Titus Andronicus, Pericles, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Shakespeare Conspiracy, Comedians, Don Juan and What the Butler Saw. On radio and podcast, he’s done The Spiral Stair, Brasshead, and Last Stand, and in opera Tosca, Peter Grimes, and The Macropulos Case. He is also one third of sketch group The Expeditionary Force, and has been playing Basil in Faulty Towers The Dining Experience since 2012, touring widely and appearing in London’s West End regularly.