Harry Potter Banner

Cast & Creative

Sam Crane
Sam Crane Harry
Sam Crane

Training: Oxford University and LAMDA.

Theatre includes: Some Trace of Her, DNA, The Miracle, Sunset at the Villa Thalia (National Theatre); Othello, Henry IV (Part 1 & 2), All’s Well That Ends Well, Bedlam, Eyam (Shakespeare’s Globe); Ghosts (Bristol Old Vic); The Shawl (Young Vic); The Humans (BAM New York); Farinelli and the King (The Globe, West End, Broadway); The Rage of Narcissus (Pleasance Theatre).

Television includes: The Trial of Christine Keeler, Cobra, Father Brown, New Tricks, Casualty, Poirot; Murder on the Orient Express, Doctors, Midsomer Murders and Sins, Desperate Romantics, Call the Midwife, Sister Boniface Mysteries, Poldark, Endeavour, The Crown.

Film includes: The Christmas Candle, The Appointment, Napoleon.

Sam recently produced, directed and starred in the first ever production of Hamlet inside the video game Grand Theft Auto.

Frances Grey
Frances Grey Ginny
Frances Grey

Theatre includes: Old Fools (Southwark Playhouse); The Winter’s Tale (Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh); Neighbourhood Watch & Dear Uncle (Stephen Joseph Theatre and International Tour); Caledonia (National Theatre of Scotland and Edinburgh International Festival); Reveal: Somersaults (National Theatre of Scotland); Relocated (Royal Court); Pyrenees (Paines Plough); Dark Earth (Traverse Theatre); Platonov (Almeida Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Old Vic).

Television includes: Bloods, Sister Boniface Mysteries, Traces, 15 Days, Ordeal by Innocence, Midsomer Murders, CasualtyHome Fires, ShetlandHolby CityCase HistoriesMessiah, The Key, Foyles WarMurder in MindSecret World of Michael Fry and Vanity Fair.

Film includes: The Road Dance

Thomas Grant
Thomas Grant Albus
Thomas Grant

Training: Royal Academy of Music

Theatre includes: Spring Awakening (Almeida Theatre); Henry V (Antic Disposition); The History Boys (Wolverhampton Grand); Intemperance (New Vic Theatre); Exiles (National Theatre)

Television includes: Half Bad; Midsomer Murders; Gil Mayo

Film includes: Pretty Red Dress; Creation Stories; Dummy; Vanity Fair

This production marks Thomas’ West End stage debut.

Thomas Aldridge
Thomas Aldridge Ron
Thomas Aldridge

Thomas Aldridge Trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

Theatre includes: Les Miserables (Queens); Made in Dagenham (Adelphi);  A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Taming of the Shrew, Babe (Regents Park Open Air Theatre); The Secret Garden, Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Birmingham Rep); His Dark Materials (UK Tour); Only the Brave (Soho Theatre/Wales Millennium Centre); The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe (Birmingham Rep); High Society (Shaftesbury/UK Tour); Dirty Dancing (UK Tour); The Wizard of Oz (RSC/West Yorkshire Playhouse); Matilda (RSC workshops).

Television includes: Undercover, Titanic, Call the Midwife, Silent Witness, Doctors, Eastenders, Hope & Glory, Killers, Law & Order: UK, Primeval, and Bwarks online award winning comedy series The Support Group.

Film includes: Flea, MI9-2-5, Blasted (shortlisted best short film at Cannes, Toronto & Sundance Film Festivals).

Thomas has appeared in various commercials, most notably fronting the commercials for Paddy Power.

Michelle Gayle
Michelle Gayle Hermione
Michelle Gayle

Theatre includes: Beauty and the Beast (Dominion Theatre); Mum’s The Word (Tour); The Brother’s (The Drum Theatre); Hopelessly Devoted (Paines Plough); Son of a Preacherman (Tour).

Film includes: Joy Division, The Naked Poet.

Television includes: Grange Hill, EastEnders, Doctors, Holby City, Family Affairs, True Crimes, Wolfblood, Almost Never.

As a recording artist Michelle has achieved six top 20 hits and is a Brit Award nominee. Michelle is a writer with three published novels and has written for TV dramas such as Wolfblood and A Discovery of Witches.

Grace Wylde
Grace Wylde Rose
Grace Wylde

Training: Bird College

Theatre includes: 101 Dalmatians (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (UK Tour); Georgie The Knight, Faith: The Arrival & The Return, and The Boy In The Dress (Royal Shakespeare Company)

Theatre workshops include: Dennis the Menace and Gnasher Unleashed: The Musical (SellaDoor).
Television includes: Brit Awards, PINK Featured Dancer (The 02 Nick Florez & R.J Durrell), X Factor Live Final Final Dancer

Concerts include: Mack and Mabel Dancer (London Musical Theatre Orchestra, Anthony Whiteman).

James Howard
James Howard Draco
James Howard

Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Theatre includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Company (Palace); Brave New World (Northampton Theatre Royal/Touring Consortium); Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, Mojo, The Drunks, King Lear, Morte D’Arthur (RSC); Twelfth NightIvanov (Donmar Warehouse in the West End); Not About Heroes (Blackeyed Theatre Company); Antony and Cleopatra (Royal Exchange);The Duchess of Malfi (NT).

Film includes: Survivor, The Theory of Everything, Shoot on Sight, The Oxford Murders and Penelope.

Television includes: Black Mirror, Dark Matters, Doctors, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Skins, Midsomer Murders, The Bill, Broken News, Spooks, Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Dream Team.

Adam Wadsworth
Adam Wadsworth Scorpius
Adam Wadsworth

Training: LAMDA

Theatre includes: The Reluctant Fundamentalist; Patterns

Television includes: My Phone Genie; Lewis; Marple

This production marks Adam’s West End debut.

Gabriel Akamo
Gabriel Akamo
Gabriel Akamo

Training: The Actors Class and National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

Theatre credits include: Nothello (Belgrade Theatre); A Christmas Carol (Antic Disposition), NHS Yarns; Macbeth (Redbridge Drama Centre/Kenneth More Theatre); Lovesick (Hope Theatre); At Home I Speak (Rich Mix); F OFF (Underbelly Cowgate); Nowhere Orange (Theatre N16); A Change Is Gonna Come (Barbican Centre); Zigger Zagger (Wilton’s Music Hall); Grey Matters (Theatre Royal Stratford East); The Tempest (Royal & Derngate); The State We’re In (Theatre 503).

Troy Alexander
Troy Alexander
Troy Alexander

Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Theatre includes: The Visit (National Theatre); One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (English Theatre Frankfurt)

Television and Film includes: The Lair, Feel Good, Not Going Out

Harry Ames
Harry Ames
Harry Ames

Training: Guildford School of Acting

Television includes: Masters Of The Air

This production marks Harry’s West End stage debut.

David Annen
David Annen
David Annen

Theatre includes: Richard III, Measure For Measure, Judgment Day (Almeida); For Services Rendered (Chichester Festival Theatre); Macbeth (MIF/Park Avenue Armory); The Master and Margarita, A Disappearing Number (Complicite); Ah, Wilderness!, Fireface, My Dad’s A Birdman, Andorra, Demons & Dybbuks (Young Vic); Hearing Things (Albany); The Cement Garden (Vault Festival); Drawing The Line (Hampstead); Henry VIII (RSC Complete Works); Chains of Dew (Orange Tree); Guantanamo (Tricycle Theatre/New Ambassadors); After Mrs. Rochester (Shared Experience/Duke of York’s); The Winter’s Tale (Theatre Royal, Bath); Copenhagen (Watermill); The Good Actor, Here’s What I Did With My Body One Day, London/My Lover, Utter (lightwork).

Film includes: Murder on the Orient Express; The Foreigner; Entebbe; Mad To Be Normal; Absolutely Anything; Believe; The West Wittering Affair.

Television includes: The Crown; Will; Genius; Witless; Maigret Sets a Trap; World War Three: Inside The War Room; Coalition; An Adventure In Space And Time; Shetland; Call The Midwife; The Taking of Prince Harry; Prisoners’ Wives; Midsomer Murders; Lennon Naked; The Last Days of Lehman Brothers; EastEnders; Criminal Justice; The Chatterley Affair.

Sue Appleby
Sue Appleby
Sue Appleby

Training: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and The University of Birmingham.

Theatre includes: Rutherford And Son (National Theatre); Early Birds (Edinburgh Festival); The Divide (Old Vic); The Animals and Children Took to the Streets (1927, National Theatre/International Tour); Adding Machine: A Musical (Finborough, Best Supporting Actress Nomination); Much Ado About Nothing (UK/European Tour); The Vaudevillains (Les Enfants Terribles); John Godber’s adaptation of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Hull Truck); Little Women (Duchess Theatre); South Pacific (UK Tour); Losing Louis (Trafalgar Studios/UK tour) and Macbeth (Shakespeare’s Globe).

Television and radio includes: BBC Proms; Call The Midwife; Emmerdale.

Fletcher Bell
Fletcher Bell
Fletcher Bell

Training: D&B Academy of Performing Arts

Fletcher featured in a supermarket Christmas campaign and has also appeared in a number of TV series’.

This production marks Fletcher’s West End stage debut.

Sabina Cameron
Sabina Cameron
Sabina Cameron

Training: Arts Educational School

Theatre includes: The Doctor (Adelaide Festival), Dialektikon, Mr Tipsy Down the Hatch, Taking the Rap, Expensive Shit, Steering Through Stars, Duvet Day, Dream Nation, La Mastication Dec Morts, Macbeth, Beyond Control/A Vision of Pride, The Vagina Monologues

Television includes: Summer of Rockets, The Bill, Shoot the Messenger, Waking the Dead, Hollyoaks

Film includes: Chasing Robert Barker, The Arbiter.

Phil Cheadle
Phil Cheadle
Phil Cheadle

Theatre includes: Reasons to Stay Alive (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Crucible Theatre); Table (New Vic Theatre); The Cardinal (Southwark Playhouse); Breaking the Code (Manchester Royal Exchange); Mrs. Affleck (National Theatre); Henry IV, Bedlam (Globe Theatre); Cheek by Jowl (Tour/Barbican); Dear Uncle, Neighbourhood Watch (SJT); Henry V (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Chichester Festival Theatre); Events While Guarding the Bofors Gun, Variation on a Theme (Finborough Theatre); All My Sons (Leicester Curve); Far From the Madding Crowd (ETT); Blue Remembered Hills (Northern Stage); Pirahna Heights (Old Red Lion); Knives in Hens, Tartuffe (Arcola Theatre); Macbeth (West Yorkshire Playhouse), If I Were You (Library Theatre Manchester); Strawberry Fields (Pentabus), The Tempest, Saint Joan (US Tour); As You Like It (Exeter Northcott Theatre); Richard III (RADA Studios)

Film includes: 1917; Shelburne; John Carter of Mars; Comes a Bright Day

Television includes: Harlots; Dark Angel; Silent Witness; The Crimson Field; New Worlds; Inspector Lynley; Inside the Titanic; Coronation Street; Hollyoaks

Robert Curtis
Robert Curtis
Robert Curtis

Training: The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.

Theatre includes: Love Me Do (Watford Palace); Joking Apart (Salisbury Playhouse/Nottingham Playhouse); The Butterfly Lion (New Perspectives); The Blue Room (Lichfield Garrick); The Madness of George III (Original Theatre Company/UK Tour); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Love’s Labour’s Lost (RSC); Macbeth (UK Tour); Romeo and Juliet (UK Tour); The Comedy of Errors (UK Tour); Henry V (Compagnia Pippo Delbono); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Theatre Delicatessen); A Devilish Exercise (The Rose); Sweethearts (Finborough); The Importance of Being Earnest (Brockley Jack); The Comedy of Errors (UK Tour); Neaptide (Arcola).

Television includes: Eastenders, Doctor Who Christmas Special, Outlander, Doctors, Hamlet, The Sarah Jane Adventures.

Film includes: Funny Cow, Hangar 10.

Tim Dewberry
Tim Dewberry
Tim Dewberry

Training: RADA.

Theatre includes: The Odd Couple (Vienna’s English Theatre); Desire Under the Elms (Sheffield Crucible); The Fitzrovia Radio Hour’s Christmas Special (St James); Antony and Cleopatra (Globe); The Phill Jupitus Experiment (Pleasance); Starlore for Beginners (Theatre 503); The Mousetrap (St Martin’s); The Upstanding Member (Old Red Lion); Public Interest (New Diorama); Boy Girl Room (Tristan Bates); Bud Take the Wheel I Feel a Song Coming On, Chauntelcleer and Pertelotte (Underbelly); Remembering Strawberries (Nabokov/Southwark Playhouse); The Merchant of Venice (Arcola); The Lover and The Collection (Harold Pinter).

Television includes: War and Peace.

Film includes: A Dark Reflection, Last Call.

Iskandar Eaton
Iskandar Eaton
Iskandar Eaton

Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Theatre includes: Gangsta Granny (UK Tour); Romeo and Juliet (UK Tour and Online); The Table Tennis Years (Storm in The North, Lancaster).

Television includes: Commercial for Tesco’s ‘Let’s Cook’ range.

The production marks Iskandar’s West End stage debut.

Lewis Edgar
Lewis Edgar
Lewis Edgar

Training: The Urdang Academy

Theatre includes: Next To Normal (Del Campo Global), Les Miserables (West End), Oliver! (West End).

Alice Farrell
Alice Farrell
Alice Farrell

Training: Sylvia Young, LAMDA, Spencer Stage School and the Global Theatre

Theatre includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare Schools Festival)

This production marks Alice’s professional debut.

Max Forde
Max Forde
Max Forde

Training includes: LAMDA exams

Theatre includes: Rapunzel, Don’t Stop Thinking About Tomorrow, A Christmas Carol, Stig of the Dump, Snow White, EverAfter (Chickenshed)

Television includes: International series of films for Pearson Education

This production marks Max’s West End debut.

Jack Gardner
Jack Gardner
Jack Gardner

Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Theatre includes: Faith (RSC).

Television includes: Ball and Boe Christmas Special

The production marks Jack’s West End stage debut.

Jemma Gould
Jemma Gould
Jemma Gould

Training: London Studio Centre, My Aerial Home

Theatre includes: Braver Than You Believe and Dance on Injustice (The Hawth Theatre); Cabaret All Stars (Proud Cabaret); Shake That Thing! (UK Tour); Ray McVay and the Glenn Miller Orchestra (UK Tour); Dry Room (International Tour); The Oresteia (Theatro Technis); The Ghost Sonata (The Chelsea Theatre); Nuit des Stars (Gstaad Palace, Switzerland).

Television includes: Shine – Years & Years; Honda – Beautiful Precision

Lottie Grey
Lottie Grey
Lottie Grey

Training: The Arnould School of Dance and Drama

Lottie has performed in several pantomimes and featured in commercials.

This production marks Lottie’s West End stage debut.

April Hughes
April Hughes
April Hughes

Training: East 15 Acting School

Theatre includes: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Palace Theatre); The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess Theatre and UK tour); Lipstick (Southwark Playhouse); Measured (Hope Theatre); FreefallGirls Like That (Unicorn Theatre); Dracular (Soho Theatre); Freak (Edinburgh Fringe, Theatre 503).

Television includes: Dixi

Max Hutchinson
Max Hutchinson
Max Hutchinson

Theatre includes: The Woman In Black (West End); The 39 Steps (Barn Theatre/Theatre Royal Windsor); The Hound of the Baskervilles (ETF/Jermyn Street); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, The Comedy of Errors (Propeller); One Man, Two Guvnors (Theatre Royal Haymarket); NT 50 Gala (National Theatre); An Ideal Husband (Chichester Festival Theatre); Anything is Possible If You Think About It Hard Enough (The Vaults); The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith (Jermyn Street); Murder On The Nile (UK Tour).

Film includes: Dream Horse and Downton Abbey.

Max is the Artistic Director of Scoot Theatre who tour family-friendly productions to non-traditional theatre spaces.

Kelton Hoyland
Kelton Hoyland
Kelton Hoyland

Training: Manchester School of Theatre

Television: The Dumping Ground.

This production marks Kelton’s professional stage debut.

Rafferty Ison
Rafferty Ison
Rafferty Ison

Training: New London Performing Arts Centre.

Theatre includes: Matilda the Musical (Cambridge Theatre); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium)

Film includes: Matilda (Netflix)

Emma Louise Jones
Emma Louise Jones
Emma Louise Jones

Training: Sylvia Young Theatre School and The Urdang Academy.

Theatre includes: Cabaret (The Kit Kat Club); Hairspray (London Coliseum); The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre); Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre); Beautiful (Aldwych Theatre); Dancing In The Streets (UK tour)

Television includes: Strictly Come Dancing and His Mothers Son.

Other credits include: Playlist Productions with Carnival Cruise Line.

Tom Mackean
Tom Mackean
Tom Mackean

Training: RADA

Theatre includes: This Last Piece of Sky (The Space Theatre).

This production marks Tom’s West End stage debut.

David Mara
David Mara
David Mara

Training: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Theatre includes: Let The Right One In (National Theatre of Scotland/US tour); Our Country’s Good (NT); Arcadia (ETT); The King’s Kilt (Óran Mòr); The James Plays (National Theatre of Scotland/NT); Pocket Henry V (Propeller Theatre Company / UK and international tours); Oliver! (Crucible); The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time (NT/Apollo); The Second Mrs Tanqueray, Treasure Island (Rose Theatre), Othello (Donmar Warehouse); Pericles (Cardboard Citizens/RSC), The Tempest (Crucible/Old Vic); King John, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, La Lupa (RSC); As You Like It and Antony and Cleopatra (English Shakespeare Company).

Television includes: Doctors, Casualty, Murder in Mind and Taggart

Film includes: Memorabilis, Justice League.

Radio includes: The Stanley Baxter Playhouse – The Flying Scotsman

Henry Maynard
Henry Maynard
Henry Maynard

Theatre includes: Warhorse (National Theatre/New London Theatre); A Christmas Carol (National Theatre of Scotland); Fairies (Royal Opera House); Circus 1903 (Sydney Opera House/Madison Square Gardens); Circus 1903 (Late Night With Steven Colbert); That Face (Royal Court); 1984 (Battersea Arts Centre).

Henry worked on Paul McCartney’s music video and tour and has collaborated with Complicite, Les Enfants Terrible, and Blind Summit.

Film includes: The Bollywood Feature Film: NARASIMHA REDDY.

Henry is the Artistic Director of Flabbergast Theatre, a company that he founded in 2010. Self-produced productions include Tatterdemalion, a solo clown show, the Bunraku puppetry Boris & Sergey cannon (Vaudevillian Adventure, Astonishing Freakatorium, Preposterous Improvisation Experiment)The Swell Mob and The Tragedy of Macbeth

Creative directing projects include: In the Name of Man.

Kathryn Meisle
Kathryn Meisle
Kathryn Meisle

Theatre includes: Broadway: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Original Broadway Company (Lyric); The Elephant Man (also London’s West End, Haymarket), Outside Mullingar, A Touch of the Poet, The Constant Wife, Tartuffe (Tony Award nomination, Calloway Award), London Assurance, The Rehearsal, Racing Demon (Lincoln Center Theater). Off-Broadway: Romeo & Juliet (CSC), Women Beware Women (Redbull, Calloway Award), Top Secret, The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told (NYTW), Living Out (Second Stage), Old Money (LTC), Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, As You Like It (Drama Desk nomination), Othello (NYSF/Delacorte). Regional: Macbeth (ETC), The May Queen (Geva), Cymbeline (Yale Rep), Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare Theatre, DC), Clybourne Park, The Real Thing, Three Sisters (Guthrie), A Flea in Her Ear (Williamstown), Leaving (Wilma), Creditors (La Jolla), The Seagull, As You Like It (OSF).

Television includes: OZ, Private Practice, Body of Proof, The Closer, Bones, The Unusuals, Law & Order SVU, Lie to Me, Grey’s Anatomy, Damages, CSI Miami, NYPD Blue, New Amsterdam, Brothers & Sisters, Without a Trace, Memoirs of Sally Hemings.

Film includes: The Greatest Showman, Four, Bereavement, You’ve Got Mail, The Shaft and Rosewood.

Abbiegail Mills
Abbiegail Mills
Abbiegail Mills

Theatre includes: Far Away (Donmar Warehouse); The Hunt (Almeida Theatre)
Television includes: The Pursuit of Love

Harry Munson
Harry Munson
Harry Munson

Training: The British Theatre Academy 

Theatre includes: Goodnight Mister Tom, My Son Pinocchio (The Southwark Playhouse).

This production marks Harry’s West End stage debut.

Gigi Noel-King
Gigi Noel-King
Gigi Noel-King

Training: Royal Central School of Speech

This production marks Gigi’s professional stage debut.

Melaina Pecorini
Melaina Pecorini
Melaina Pecorini

Training: East 15 Acting School.

Theatre Includes: That Parking Show (UK Tour); Big Red Bath (UK Tour); Alice’s Adventures in Aerialand (UK Tour).

This production marks Melaina’s West End stage debut.

Niamh Perry
Niamh Perry
Niamh Perry

Theatre includes: Once (Olympia, Dublin); Mamma Mia! (West End and International Tour); Sweeney Todd (Manchester Royal Exchange and West Yorkshire Playhouse); Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre); The Beautiful Game (The Union Theatre); Taboo (Brixton Clubhouse); Breakfast On Pluto (Galways Int Arts Festival); Good Vibrations (Lyric Theatre, Belfast); Whisper House (The Other Palace).

Television includes: Ballybeen, Every Saturday Night, Frankenstein’s Wedding.

Ruchi Rai
Ruchi Rai
Ruchi Rai

Training: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

This production marks Ruchi’s professional debut.

Ian Redford
Ian Redford
Ian Redford

Theatre includes: Waiting For Lefty (Two line productions); The History Boys (Grand Theatre Wolverhampton); Stray Dogs (Park Theatre); Breaking The Code (Salisbury Playhouse); Beneath The Blue Rinse (Park theatre); Love and Information (Sheffield Crucible); Travels with My Aunt (Glasgow Citizens); The Secret Theatre (Shakespeare’s Globe); Loot (The Park Theatre); The Alchemist (RSC); The Seagull (Regents Park Open Air theatre); Arden of Faversham (RSC); The Witch of Edmonton (RSC); The Roaring Girl (RSC); Candide (RSC); A Mad world my masters (RSC); Antigone (Royal Exchange Theatre); Dr Faustus ( Royal Exchange Theatre); A view from the Bridge (Royal Exchange Theatre); The Gatekeeper (Royal Exchange Theatre); Linda (Royal Court Theatre); Our Country’s Good, A State Affair, Rita Sue and Bob too, Shopping and fucking , Some explicit Polaroids (Out of Joint Theatre company); The Permanent Way, She Stoops to Conquer, A Laughing Matter (Out of Joint Theatre and Royal National Theatre ); Free, Mother Claps Molly House, Love The Sinner (Royal National Theatre); Romeo and Juliet, Helen (Shakespeare’s Globe); Six degrees of Separation (The Old Vic Theatre company); Chapter Two (Gielgud Theatre); M Butterfly (Shaftesbury Theatre); A Dish of tea With Dr Johnson (Arts theatre)

Film Includes: The Man with the Iron Heart, Mary and Martha , The legend of The Boogeyman 4, The Trial of The King Killers, She stoops to conquer, Romeo and Juliet, Trial by Fire, I.D., The Remains of the day, Just Like A Woman, Three Men and a little Lady, Getting it Right, The Great Escape, The Prince and The Pauper, Antonia and Jane .

Television includes: Coronation Street, Eastenders, Emmerdale, King Charles the 111, Strike, Derailed, Casualty, The Bill, Heartbeat, Doctors, New Tricks, Missing, William and Mary, The Devils Whore, Regicide, Rooms, The Professionals, Bergerac, The Men’s room, Party animals, second sight, One Foot in the grave, Midsomer Murders, Foyles War, Medics, Van Der Valk, Wycliffe, Robin of Sherwood, Born and Bred, Grange Hill, County Hall, House of Elliott, The Chase, Mickey Love

Rosalind Steele
Rosalind Steele
Rosalind Steele

Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Theatre includes: Fighting Irish (Belgrade Theatre); The Provoked Wife and Venice Preserved (Royal Shakespeare Company); Shakespeare in Love (Bath Theatre Royal and Tour); The Secret Garden (York Theatre Royal); The Box of Delights (Wilton’s Music Hall); William Wordsworth, Swallows and Amazons and Rogue Herries (Theatre by the Lake); Fanny Hill and The Lost World (Bristol Old Vic); As You Like It (Oxford Shakespeare Company); Father Christmas (The Lyric Hammersmith); Daisy Pulls it Off and Arabian Nights (Watermill Theatre, Newbury); We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea, Margaret Catchpole, Parkway Dreams and Sid and Hetty (Eastern Angles); The Snail and the Whale, (Tall Stories, US Tour/Broadway); The Merchant of Venice and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (GB Theatre, UK Tour); Sam Rose in the Shadows, The Golden Cowpat and Tim & Light (Tucked In, UK Tour) and regular appearances at Shakespeare’s Globe as part of the Read not Dead series. 

Rosalind is also a singer, musical director and composer, and has composed for Read not Dead at the Globe, GB Theatre, Tucked In Productions and Rabble Theatre Company for whom she is an associate artist, and is currently writing music for a short film. 

As a voice artist she has worked on computer games and recorded several audiobooks.

Tom Storey
Tom Storey
Tom Storey

Training: Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.

This production marks Tom’s professional debut.

Joshua Talbot
Joshua Talbot
Joshua Talbot

Training: The Urdang Academy in Musical Theatre

Credits Include: Webb Aerial Theatre; The Wizard of Oz (Leeds Playhouse); CATS; We Will Rock You; West Side Story: Shakespeare Live! (RSC); Peter Pan.

Susan Vidler
Susan Vidler
Susan Vidler

Theatre includes: Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation (NTS, Royal Court, Tour); Let The Right One In; Knives in Hens and Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us (National Theatre of Scotland); Trainspotting (Bush Theatre/Citizens Theatre/Traverse Theatre); Sabina, The Present (Bush Theatre); The Lover (Stellar Quines); A Slow Air (Tricycle Theatre/59 East 59 Theater, New York) Pressure Drop (On Theatre Company); Roaring Trade (Soho Theatre/Paines Plough); Petrol Jesus Nightmare (Traverse Theatre/Kosovo Festival); Ju Ju Girl (Traverse Theatre); Heartless (ICA London); A Better Day (Stratford East).

Television includes: Line of Duty, Shetland, Dr Who, Casualty, The Adventures of Daniel, England Expects, Terry McIntyre, The Woman in White, Macbeth on the Estate, Suspects, Hustle, Stacked,  Rebus, The Last Detective, Cracker, ImpactLove in the Twenty First CenturyThe JumpKavanagh QCStone Cold, Flowers of the Forest, Dark Adapted Eye

Film includes: Trainspotting, Stella, Naked, Alone, The Present, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself, Poppies, Voice from Afar, Fallout, A House in Berlin, Gentlemen and Gangster.

Short films include: Volume, The Passport, That Old One, Californian Sunshine, Memory Man, Clueless, Insomnia.

Wren-asha Walton
Wren-asha Walton
Wren-asha Walton

Training: BIMM and Identity School of Acting

Theatre includes: Jane Eyre (The Watermill Theatre); Hamlet/Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre); The Winters Tale (National Theatre); The Lion King (West End); Mary Poppins (International Tour); Avenue Q (UK Tour); The Leftovers (The Lowry, UK Tour).

Film & Documentaries include: The Devil Makes Work; God Save the Queen.

Radio includes: Reans Girls

J.K. Rowling
Original Story
J.K. Rowling

J.K. ROWLING is the author of the enduringly popular, era-defining Harry Potter book series, as well as several stand-alone novels and a crime fiction series written under the pen name Robert Galbraith.

The seven Harry Potter books were made into eight smash hit movies, and have now sold over 600 million copies worldwide and been translated into 80 languages. One of the series’ companion volumes written by J.K. Rowling for charity, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, was the inspiration for a new film series, begun in 2016, with screenplays written or co-written by Rowling, the latest of which was released in 2022.

In 2020, she returned to publishing for younger children with her fairy tale The Ickabog, which was serialised for free online during the Covid-19 pandemic. Her most recent children’s novel The Christmas Pig was published in 2021.

Jack Thorne
Original Story & Playwright
Jack Thorne

Jack Thorne is a Tony®, Olivier and BAFTA Award winner who writes for theatre, film, television and radio. His theatre credits include Hope and Let The Right One In, both directed by John Tiffany, Woyzeck at the Old Vic, Junkyard, a Headlong, Rose Theatre Kingston, Bristol Old Vic and Theatr Clwyd co-production, The Solid Life of Sugarwater for the Graeae Theatre Company and the National Theatre, Bunny for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Stacy for the Trafalgar Studios, 2nd May 1997 and When You Cure Me for the Bush. His adaptations include The Physicists for the Donmar Warehouse and Stuart: A Life Backwards for Hightide. On film, his credits include War BookA Long Way Down and The Scouting Book for Boys. For television, his credits include National TreasureThe Last PanthersDon’t Take My BabyThis Is EnglandThe FadesGlue and Cast-Offs. In 2017 he won a BAFTA and an RTS Television award for Best Mini-Series (National Treasure). He won 2016 BAFTAs for Best Mini-Series (This Is England ’90) and Best Single Drama (Don’t Take My Baby), and in 2012 won Best Series (The Fades) and Best Serial (This Is England ’88). This Christmas, his adaptation of A Christmas Carol will open at the Old Vic Theatre.

John Tiffany
Original Story and Director
John Tiffany

John Tiffany directed Once for which he was the recipient of multiple awards both in the West End and on Broadway. As Associate Director of the Royal Court, his work includes RoadThe Twits, Hope and The Pass. He was the director of Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, which transferred to the Royal Court, West End and St. Ann’s Warehouse. His other work for the National Theatre of Scotland includes Macbeth (also Broadway), Enquirer, The Missing, Peter Pan, The House of Bernarda Alba, Transform Caithness: Hunter, Be Near Me, Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us, The BacchaeBlack Watch, for which he won the Olivier and Critics’ Circle Best Director Awards, Elizabeth Gordon Quinn and Home: Glasgow. Other recent credits include The Glass Menagerie at A.R.T, on Broadway, EIF and in the West End, and The Ambassador at BAM. Tiffany was Associate Director of the National Theatre of Scotland from 2005 to 2012, and was a Radcliffe Fellow at Harvard University in the 2010-2011 academic year. For his work on Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, John received the Olivier Award for Best Director, one of a record-breaking nine Oliviers received by the production.

Steven Hoggett
Movement Director
Steven Hoggett

Steven Hoggett has previously collaborated with John Tiffany on The Twits for the Royal Court, Let The Right One In and Black Watch for the National Theatre of Scotland, The Glass Menagerie at A.R.T. and on Broadway, and Once on Broadway and in the West End. Other recent credits include American Idiot, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Last Ship, Rocky the Musical and The Crucible on Broadway; St Joan at The Public; Close to You at NYTW and the Criterion; The Light Princess for the National Theatre; Dr. Dee for the Manchester International Festival; and Rigoletto for the Metropolitan Opera. Hoggett was a founding co-artistic director of Frantic Assembly for which his credits include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeLovesongOthello, Little Dogs, Beautiful Burnout, Stockholm, Pool (No Water) and Dirty Wonderland. With Scott Graham, Steven co-wrote The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre (Routledge). Steven has provided choreography for music videos for artists including Imogen Heap, Bright Light, Bright Light, Goldfrapp and Calvin Harris. His film credits include How to Train Your Dragon 2 for Dreamworks and Freak Show for Maven Pictures.

Christine Jones
Set Designer
Christine Jones

Jones is a multidisciplinary artist working in theatre, opera, fashion, public art, and the digital realm. She is the Creator and Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed THEATRE FOR ONE,. She is a Director of one of a kind experiences for companies like Rag & Bone, and productions such as Queen of the Night, (Drama Desk Award for Best Unique Experience). She is a Tony and Olivier Award-winning Scenographer for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and also won a Tony for American Idiot. Other design credits include: The Cher Show, Spring Awakening (Tony Nomination), and Let the Right One In, (St. Ann’s Warehouse and West End). Opera designs include: La Traviata and Rigoletto (MET). In the digital realm Jones curated Radiohead’s KID A MNESIA virtual art exhibit. During the pandemic she conceived and directed SOCIAL! Distance Dance Club, with Steven Hoggett and David Byrne which became the first post pandemic production at The Park Avenue Armory, . She has an Obie for Sustained Excellence in Design and teaches at NYU’s TISCH School of the Arts.

Katrina Lindsay
Costume Designer
Katrina Lindsay

Katrina Lindsay’s recent costume design credits include Bend It Like Beckham at the Phoenix Theatre (Olivier nomination for Best Costume Design), wonder.land for MIF and the National Theatre and American Psycho for the Almeida Theatre and Broadway (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for Best Costume Design). She designed costumes for Lyndsey Turner’s production of Hamlet at the Barbican with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role. She has also designed costumes for many operas including Terry Gilliam’s productions of Damnation of Faust and Benvenuto Cellini for the ENO, which have been performed around the world. As a set and costume designer, she has designed many shows at the National Theatre (most recently Behind the Beautiful ForeversDara and London Road), Royal Shakespeare Company, Chichester Festival Theatre and the Young Vic amongst others. She was also production designer on the film of London Road. Lindsay won the 2008 Tony, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Costume Design for Les Liaisons Dangereuses on Broadway and is a recipient of an Arts Foundation Fellowship in Costume Design. Lindsay is an associate of the National Theatre.

Imogen Heap
Composer & Arranger
Imogen Heap

Self-produced British recording artist for 20 years, Imogen Heap has released four solo albums, another as one half of Frou Frou and collaborated with countless and varied artists including Taylor Swift, Deadmau5, Nitin Sawhney, Jeff Beck and Jon Hopkins. Her compositions and songs pop up in blockbuster and indie films as well as countless TV shows, are sampled to the hilt with underground rap and dance music and feature in one of the first ever internet memes, ‘Dear Sister.’ Heap was nominated for an Olivier for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, has won two Grammys, an Ivor Novello and is recognised as a major pioneer in music and technology for her gestural music ware, the MiMu gloves system. She is also recognized for ways in which she interacts and works with her audience. Heap’s latest and widely quoted about initiative, Mycelia, focuses on connecting the dots for a fair and sustainable music industry ecosystem.

Neil Austin
Lighting Designer
Neil Austin

Neil Austin’s most recent West End theatre credits include Labour of Love, Ink, Woyzeck, The Goat, Travesties, The Entertainer, The Winter’s Tale, Photograph 51Bend It Like Beckham, Shakespeare in Love, Great Britain, Henry V and The Children’s Hour. Austin has also worked extensively for the National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse and Almeida Theatre. On Broadway his credits include Hughie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Evita, Red, Hamlet, The Seafarer and Frost/Nixon. He was the recipient of the 2017 Olivier Award and the 2017 Whatsonstage Award for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the 2010 Tony Award and Drama Desk Award for Red on Broadway, and the 2011 Olivier Award for The White Guard at the National Theatre.

Gareth Fry
Sound Designer
Gareth Fry

Olivier Award-winning Gareth Fry’s recent theatre credits include The Encounter for Complicite, City of Glass for 59 Productions, Let The Right One In for the National Theatre of Scotland, Woyzeck at The Old Vic, Peter and the Starcatcher at the Royal, Northampton, Boy for the Almeida. Other productions include John for DV8, Waves at the National Theatre, David Bowie Is for the V&A and Black Watch for the National Theatre of Scotland. Gareth designed the sound effects for the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games.

Jamie Harrison
Illusions and Magic
Jamie Harrison

Jamie Harrison’s recent credits include Flight commissioned by Edinburgh International Festival, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Tomorrow for Brighton Festival, The Wheel and Peter Pan for the National Theatre of Scotland, Dragon for the Edinburgh International Festival, A Christmas Carol and The Cherry Orchard for the Dundee Rep Theatre, A Conversation with Carmel for the Barrowland Ballet and Pinocchio for the Royal Lyceum. Harrison is the co-artistic director of the award-winning theatre company Vox Motus.

Martin Lowe
Music Supervisor & Arranger
Martin Lowe

Martin Lowe’s theatre credits include Once, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, The Twits, The Light Princess, War Horse, Caroline or Change, Jerry Springer the Opera, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Mamma Mia!, The Full Monty, Once on this Island, Cats, Les Misérables, Jedermann and The Threepenny Opera (both Salzburg Festival). He won a Tony, a Grammy and an Olivier award for his work on Once, and won a Golden Reel award for his work on Mamma Mia! The Movie.

Julia Horan CDG
Casting Director
Julia Horan CDG

Theatre includes: Obsession (Barbican); City of Glass (59 Prods);The Treatment, Hamlet, Mary Stuart, Oil, Uncle Vanya, Medea, Oresteia (also Trafalgar Studios), Game, Mr Burns, Chimerica (Almeida); Wings,  Life of Galileo, Why It’s Kicking off Everywhere, Once in a Lifetime, Yerma, Blue/Orange, A View from the Bridge (Young Vic/Wyndham’s/Broadway); Happy Days, Public Enemy, Wild Swans, Lost Highway, In The Red and Brown Water, Annie Get Your Gun (Young Vic); A Doll’s House (Young Vic/Duke of York’s/BAM); Adler & Gibb, Birdland, The Pass, The Nether, Clybourne Park, Kin, Tribes (Royal Court); The Events, The Golden Dragon (ATC); Six Characters in Search of an Author (CFT/West End/Sydney); Gaddafi, A Living Myth (ENO); Othello (Cheek by Jowl); The Girl on the Sofa (EIF/Schaubuhne).

Television and film include: The Exception; Departure; The Trial, Adha Cup, Parliamo Glasgow, Harvest (C4); Astoria (Young Vic)Julia is an Associate Artist at the Young Vic.

Des Kennedy
International Associate Director
Des Kennedy

Des’ theatre credits as Director include: Gulliver’s TravelsWhite Star of the North (Lyric, Belfast); Teenage KicksA Punk Musical (Derry City of Culture); How the World Began (Out of Joint); Vernon God LittleThe Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Brian Friel Theatre, Belfast); God’s Country (Belfast Festival); Paradise Regained (Belfast-Sarajevo Project); Prophet of Monto (Flea Theatre, New York); Johnny Meister and The Stitch (Mead Theatre Lab, Washington DC); The Great Ramshackle Heart (Public Theater, New York); Dying City (Project Arts Centre, Dublin); The Laramie Project (NSDF, Bush Directing Award); Scenes from the Big Picture (Callan Theatre, Washington) which was named one of the Best 10 Productions of the Decade by the Washington Post, 2010. Associate Director: Once (Phoenix/Dublin/Seoul Arts Center); The Nether (Duke of York’s); Top Girls, Our Country’s Good, A Dish of Tea with Dr Johnson, Bang Bang Bang (Out of Joint). Assistant Director: Now or Later (Royal Court); Crooked (Bush); The Elixir of Love (WNO). Television: 6 Degrees (BBC Northern Ireland).

Finn Ross
Video Designer
Finn Ross

Finn designs video and projection for live performance. He’s won two Olivier Awards, a Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award. Recent work includes: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Broadway/West End); American Psycho (Broadway/Almedia); Betrayal (Broadway); The Tempest (RSC); The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Royal Opera House); Frankenstein (Royal Ballet); Le Petit Prince (Canadian National Ballet); In the Body of the World, The Crossing (A.R.T. Boston); Chimerica (Almeida/Pinter); The Death of Klinghoffer, Death in Venice, Onegin, Simon Boccanegra, Damnation of Faust, Don Giovanni, The Magic Flute (ENO); The Master and Margarita, All My Sons, Shunkin (Complicite); Hänsel und Gretel, A Dog’s Heart, Die Zauberflöte (Netherlands Opera); Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Béatrice et Bénédict, The Turn of the Screw (Theatre an der Wien); Rinaldo, Knight Crew (Glyndebourne).

Ash J. Woodward
Video Designer
Ash J. Woodward

Ash specializes in Video and Projection Design for live performance. Ash works extensively with FRAY Studio as a Video Designer and regularly works on a wide range of large scale video design projects. Recent theatre credits as Video and Projection Designer include: The Divide (Old Vic), Molly (Squint). Associate Designer credits include: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (NT), The Tempest (RSC), Bat Out of Hell (London Coliseum), Dog’s Heart (De Nationale Opera). Other credits include: You Say You Want A Revolution (V&A); Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism (Saatchi Gallery).

Daniel Haggerty
Associate Lighting Designer
Daniel Haggerty

Daniel began his career at Derby Playhouse before moving on to the Donmar Warehouse as resident programmer. He then spent six years at the National Theatre as lead Lighting Programmer in the Olivier before leaving to become the Associate Lighting Designer for the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Recent programming credits include: Broadway – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. West End – Apologia, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Goat, Dream Girls, The Entertainer. Additional credits include Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella (UK tour), War Horse (UK tour), Life of Galileo (Young Vic), Strictly Ballroom (Toronto) and The Commitments (UK tour).

Lotte Hines
Casting Associate
Lotte Hines

Theatre includesThe Weir (Lyceum Edinburgh); Junkyard (Headlong); The Island, Dirty Butterfly (Young Vic); Pests (Clean Break/Royal Court). Lotte worked in the Casting Department at the Royal Court from 2007-14.

Pip Minnithorpe
UK Associate Director
Pip Minnithorpe

Pip’s Productions include: Showstopper!, Box and Cox, A Bold Stroke for a Husband (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); Romeo and JulietAs You Like It (international open air tour); Descent (Birmingham Rep studio); Departure Lounge (MTM Award, George Square, Edinburgh/Waterloo East); From Up HereLift (Trafalgar Studios); Cinderella (Manchester Opera House); Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Alban Arena); Aladdin (Hawth Crawley); ExtraordinaryStitchingThe MaidsJudithWorld Goes ‘Round, Henna NightJesus Christ Superstar and Attempts on Her Life. As staff director: WickedSpamalot (UK tour); Viva Forever!Mamma Mia!The Far Pavilions (West End). As associate director: Mamma Mia! (China); Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Hamburg).

Jeremy Chernick
Special Effects
Jeremy Chernick

Jeremy Chernick’s credits include: American Psycho, Amazing Grace, Allegiance, You Can’t Take It With You, Aladdin, Rocky, The Glass Menagerie, Joya, Michael Jackson and Winuk for Cirque du Soleil, Let the Right One In for the Royal Court and The Hunchback of Notre Dame for the Paper Mill Playhouse. Jeremy serves as Special Eects Coordinator for the Lincoln Center Festival, The Wiz Live, America’s Got Talent and Peter Pan Live. Last year his work was featured as part of an exhibition at the Museum of Art & Design in New York.

Lisa Buckley & Mary Halliday
Props Supervisors
Lisa Buckley & Mary Halliday

Between them, Lisa and Mary have supervised many West End, UK and international productions. For SFP: The Book of Mormon, Bakersfield Mist, Legally Blonde, The Prisoner of Second Avenue, The Norman Conquests, A Flea in Her Ear, Dancing at Lugąasa, Much Ado About Nothing, Absent Friends, A Chorus of Disapproval, Noises O¡, Endgame, In Celebration and Donkeys’ Years. West End, UK and international tours: The Ferryman (Royal Court), Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins, The Lord of the Rings, Les Misérables, Beautiful, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Close to You, The Bodyguard, My Fair Lady, South Pacific, Matilda the Musical, Ghost, Chicago, Spring Awakening, Once the Musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, Stephen Ward, Love Never Dies, 10 seasons at Chichester Festival Theatre and productions at the Donmar Warehouse, Young Vic, Garsington Opera and The Old Vic.

Carole Hancock
Hair, Wigs and Makeup
Carole Hancock

Theatre includes: Country Girls (Chichester Theatre); On The Town (Regent’s Park Theatre); One Love (Birmingham Rep); Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Children (Royal Court); Hamlet (Barbican); A Christmas Carol, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Sunny Afternoon, Mojo (West End); wonder.land (NT/Manchester International Festival); Anything Goes (Sheffield Theatre); Versailles (Donmar Warehouse); Handbagged (Tricycle/ Vaudeville); Pygmalion (UK tour); Much Ado About Nothing, Six Degrees of Separation, A Flea in Her Ear (Old Vic); The Low Road, Love, Love, Love, In Basildon, Chicken Soup and Barley (Royal Court); Paperdolls (Tricycle); The Most Incredible Thing (Sadler’s Wells). Associate Hair and Make-up Designer for The Lion King London and international productions. Opera: Mike Leigh’s Pirates of Penzance, Turandot, Pearl Fishers, Lucia de Lammamor (ENO); Cellini, Wozzeck, Damnation of Faust, The Ring Cycle, Madame Butterfly, Cavelleria & Pagliacci, Candide (UK and Japan). Ballet: Swan Lake (San Francsico Ballet). Fashion: Jasper Conran, Autumn 2008. Film and television: Warhorse, Batman, The Dark Knight Rises, Snow White and the Huntsman, Thor, Captain America and Game of Thrones.

Brett J. Banakis
International Scenic Supervisor
Brett J. Banakis

Brett is a set designer for theatre and opera based in Brooklyn, NY. Brett is excited to continue with his long-term professional collaboration with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Set Designer Christine Jones. Collaborations with Christine include international productions of Let the Right One In (NTS), Close To You (Criterion) and Whorl Inside a Loop (Second Stage). Brett’s recent NY credits include Big Love (Signature Theater; Lortel and Hewes Nominations), Coriolanus (Red Bull Theater) and Ghost Light (LCT3). As Associate Set Designer: The Glass Menagerie, Old Times, Doctor ZhivagoThe Last ShipIf/ThenHands on a Hardbody and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (Broadway), as well as Rigoletto and La Traviata (Metropolitan Opera).

Sabine Lemaitre
International Costume Design Associate
Sabine Lemaitre

Sabine Lemaître is a Costume Design Supervisor for theatre, ballet and opera. Working with theatre companies including The Royal Opera, Royal Ballet, National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Sadlers Wells and English National Opera. Sabine is also the International Costume Design Associate for the critically acclaimed global production HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in London, New York, Melbourne, San Francisco, Hamburg, Toronto and Tokyo.

Theatre includes: Hamlet, staring Benedict Cumberbatch (Barbican); Mosquitoes, staring Olivia Coleman, (National Theatre) Hex, Wonder.Land (Damian Albarn /NT), Dara, Behind the Beautiful Forevers (National Theatre), The Magistrate starring John Lithgow (National Theatre), Earthquakes in London (National Theatre) , Death and The King’s Horseman (National Theatre) , Rafta Rafta (National Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (RSC/Coward); Medea starring Fiona shaw (Queens Theatre); Love for Love, Loves Sacrifice, Wendy & Peter Pan, All’s Well That Ends Well (RSC) , Titus Andronicus (RSC), Much Ado About Nothing (RSC), Morte D’Arthur (RSC), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (RSC), The Heresy of Love (RSC), House of Desires (RSC), A Comedy of Errors (RSC); Blood Wedding (Rufus Norris/ Almeida); Cabaret (Rufus Norris/ Lyric Theatre); Porgy & Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre). Onassis starring Robert Lindsay (Novello/ Chichester Festival Theatre);

Dance includes: Pet Shop boys – The Most Incredible Thing (Sadlers Wells), Eternal Damnation of Sancho & Sanchez (Sadler’s Wells); Anemoi (Royal Ballet), Chroma (Royal Ballet/ McGregor), Infra (Royal Ballet/ McGregor), Les Enfant terribles (Royal Ballet & Opera), Dances are a Gathering, (Royal Ballet), Castle Nowhere (Royal Ballet); Beyond the Tempest (Royal Ballet), Faeries (Tuckett/ Royal Opera House) and Thief of Bagdad (Will Tuckett/ Royal Opera House).

Opera includes: Dr Dee (Damon Albarn MIF/ENO), Eugene Onegin (Royal Opera), Così Fan Tutte (Royal Opera), La Traviata (Royal Opera), Il Trovatore (Royal Opera), Semele (Royal Opera), Jenufa (Royal Opera), Der Fliegende Holländer (Royal Opera); The Damnation of Faust (Terry Gilliam/English National Opera), Turandot (Goold/English National Opera), Pirates of Penzance (Elijah Moshinsky/ENO), Die Tote Stadt ( NNT Tokyo)

Editorial; US Vogue Dec 2015 (Lindsay & Coddington/Mert & Marcus), ‘Victoria’ shoot US Vogue Jan 2016 (Corbijn /Posnik & Ebbutt)

Nick Solymon
International Associate Lighting Designer
Nick Solymon

Nick’s most recent lighting design credits include Imaginary Comforts by Daniel Handler, directed by Tony Taccone at Berkeley Repertory Theater; The Christians by Lucas Hnath, directed by Kristen Coury at the Gulfshore Playhouse; and The Prince of Players by Carlisle Floyd, directed by Philip Shneidman at The Kaye Playhouse. Nick’s recent Broadway associate lighting design credits include Amélie, lighting design by Jane Cox and Mark Barton; and Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812, lighting design by Bradley King. Nick’s recent Broadway assistant lighting design credits include Finding Neverland, If/Then, and Cinderella, lighting design by Ken Posner.

Pete Malkin
International Associate Sound Designer
Pete Malkin

The Encounter (co-designed with Gareth Fry). Winner of Special Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Sound Design, The Tempest (Donmar Warehouse/St. Ann’s Warehouse), The Kid Stay in the Picture (Complicité/Royal Court), Beware of Pity (Complicité/Schaubühne), Twelfth Night (Royal Exchange Manchester), The Seagull (Lyric Hammersmith), Frogman (Curious Directive), Am I Dead Yet?  (Unlimited Theatre), Andrea Chenier (Opera North), Farragut North (Southwark Playhouse). As associate: 1984 (West End/Broadway), Oresteia (Trafalgar studios), Complicité’s productions of The Magic Flute (ENO) and Lionboy (International Tour), and Hamlet (RSC). Pete also worked with Gareth Fry on the 2012 London Olympics Opening Ceremony (assistant soundscape designer).

Chris Fisher
International Illusions & Magic Associate
Chris Fisher

Chris Fisher has worked as a magician and illusionist in a variety of different circles as a close-up and stage magician and is a member of The Magic Circle. Theatre credits as Illusion Consultant include Angels in America (NT) The Hypocrite (Hull Truck Theatre/RSC, Swan Theatre); Big The Musical (Plymouth Theatre Royal/ Dublin Bord Gáis Theatre); No Man’s Land (Wyndham’s); The Alchemist (RSC, Swan Theatre); Into the Woods (Royal Exchange); Here We Go, Treasure Island (NT); Xanadu (Southwark Playhouse); The Skriker (Royal Exchange); Frøken Julie (Aarhus Theatre, Denmark). Chris was also the Illusions Associate on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane).

Gary Beestone
International Technical Director
Gary Beestone

Director of Gary Beestone Events & Theatre, which provides production and project management for theatre internationally, and for a wide range of outdoor spectacles and events. Beestone developed the original production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, with the creative team. Current events include: the opening event for Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Walthamstow Borough of Culture. Current Projects include overseeing the renovation of the Curran in San Francisco and the Mehr! Theater am Großmarkt in Hamburg, Germany.

Sam Hunter
International Production Supervisor
Sam Hunter

Live events: Production Stage Manager for the Sochi 2014 Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies, London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies, Olympic Ceremonies at Vancouver 2010, Torino 2006 and Athens 2004, and Olympic Handover Ceremony in Beijing 2008. Other events include: the Rugby World Cup Ceremony at Twickenham 2015, the Great North Run Opening Ceremony in Newcastle 2014, 90th Birthday Celebrations for Nelson Mandela in Hyde Park 2008, the Royal Gala Launch St Pancras International 2007, Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002 and the Opening Ceremony of the Millennium Dome in London. Theatre credits include: The Lord of the Rings, Sister Act, My Fair Lady, Hey! Mr Producer, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Chess, 42nd Street, Cats and Little Shop of Horrors.

Max Bittleston
Associate Producer
Max Bittleston

Max Bittleston initially joined SFP in 2014 and for over half a decade collaborated with a wide variety of artists and producers on a number of Olivier and Tony Award-winning shows. Specific highlights include The Jungle (London, New York & San Francisco), The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre, London & Worldwide), Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch (Barbican, London), Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre, London), The Ferryman (Gielgud Theatre, London), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? starring Imelda Staunton & Conleth Hill (Harold Pinter Theatre, London) and All About Eve starring Gillian Anderson & Lily James (Noel Coward Theatre, London). Between 2019 and 2021, Max worked as a Producer for the award-winning 59 Productions, where he led design teams creating a number of unique digital presentations combining art and technology. Max re-joined SFP in 2021. Prior to 2014, Max worked as an independent Producer with shows at the Finborough Theatre, the Arcola Theatre and the Whitstable Playhouse.

Pam Skinner
International Executive Producer
Pam Skinner

Pam Skinner joined Sonia Friedman Productions in 2007 and has since been privileged to work closely on many of its award winning plays and musicals both in London and on Broadway including; La Cage Aux Folles, Legally Blonde, The Book of Mormon, Merrily We Roll Along, Sunny Afternoon, Shakespeare In Love, Bend It Like Beckham, Funny Girl and Dreamgirls. As Executive Producer for Sonia Friedman Productions, she oversees the multi-award winning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child worldwide. Before joining SFP, Pam worked for twelve years at the Really Useful Group in London and Europe. During her time at RUG she supervised over twenty major Really Useful productions in London, Europe, Mexico, Brazil and North America.

Diane Benjamin
International Executive Director
Diane Benjamin

Diane Benjamin initially joined Sonia Friedman Productions part-time when it was first established in 2002, with just a team of four. She worked as Business Affairs Manager for SFP as well as the Ambassador Theatre Group from 2001 to 2005, prior to which she set up and ran the National Theatre’s Contracts Department from 1987 to 2001. Diane joined SFP full-time in 2005 as Executive Director and has worked on all its productions – over 160 – in the West End and on Broadway. She now also works on the company’s expansion with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child into Melbourne, San Francisco and Hamburg.

HPCC Group Ltd
Press & Marketing
HPCC Group Ltd

For HPCC Group Ltd
Global Marketing Director – Krista Tuchscherer
Director of Content and Special Projects – Shannon Kingett

For London
Sales and Ticketing Manager – Madison Lymer
Press and PR – Premier PR
Marketing and Advertising – AKA
Social media and content – Ai

Sonia Friedman Productions
Producer and UK General Managers
Sonia Friedman Productions

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS (SFP) is an international production company responsible for some of the most successful theatre productions in London and New York.

SONIA FRIEDMAN PRODUCTIONS has developed, initiated and been lead producer of over 180 new productions and together the company has been responsible for winning 58 Olivier Awards, 34 Tonys and 2 BAFTAs.

In 2019, Sonia Friedman OBE was awarded ‘Producer of the Year’ at the Stage Awards for a record breaking fourth time. In 2018, Friedman was also featured in TIME 100, a list of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. In 2017 she took the number one spot in ‘The Stage 100’, becoming the first number one in the history of the compilation not to own or operate West End theatres and the first solo woman for almost 20 years.

Current productions include: The Book of Mormon, West End and UK and Europe tour, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, London, New York, Melbourne, San Francisco and Hamburg Mean Girls US tour; To Kill a Mockingbird, London; The 47th, London; Jerusalem, London; Funny Girl, New York and Dreamgirls UK tour.

Forthcoming productions include: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Toronto and Tokyo; Oklahoma! London; Merrily We Roll Along, New York; The Doctor, UK tour and London; The Piano Lesson, New York and Leopoldstadt, New York.

Previous theatre productions include: The Human Voice, The Shark is Broken, Leopoldstadt, Anna X, Walden and J’Ouvert as part of the Re:Emerge season, The Comeback, Uncle Vanya, Mean Girls (Broadway), Fiddler on the Roof, Rosmersholm, The Ferryman, The Inheritance, Summer and Smoke, Dreamgirls, The Jungle, All About Eve, Consent, The Birthday Party, Ink, Hamlet starring Andrew Scott, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Travesties, The Glass Menagerie, Nice Fish, A Christmas Carol, Funny Girl, Farinelli and The King, Hamlet starring Benedict Cumberbatch, 1984, Sunny Afternoon, Bend It Like Beckham, The Nether, The River, Electra, King Charles III, Shakespeare in Love, Ghosts, Mojo, Chimerica, Merrily We Roll Along, Old Times, Twelfth Night and Richard III, A Chorus of Disapproval, The Sunshine Boys, Hay Fever, Absent Friends, Top Girls, Betrayal, Much Ado About Nothing, Clybourne Park, The Children’s Hour, A Flea in Her Ear, La Bête, All My Sons, Private Lives, Jerusalem, A Little Night Music, Legally Blonde, Othello, Arcadia, The Mountaintop, The Norman Conquests, A View From the Bridge, Dancing at Lughnasa, Maria Friedman: Re-Arranged, La Cage aux Folles, No Man’s Land, The Seagull, Under the Blue Sky, That Face, Dealer’s Choice, Hergé’s Adventures of Tintin, In Celebration, Boeing-Boeing, The Dumb Waiter, Rock ‘n’ Roll, Love Song, Faith Healer, Bent, Eh Joe, Donkeys’ Years, Otherwise Engaged, In Celebration, Shoot the Crow, As You Like It, The Home Place, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, By the Bog of Cats, The Woman in White, Guantanamo: ‘Honor Bound to Defend Freedom’, Endgame, Jumpers, See You Next Tuesday, Hitchcock Blonde, Absolutely! {Perhaps}, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Ragtime, Macbeth, What the Night Is For, Afterplay, Up for Grabs, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Noises Off, On an Average Day, A Servant to Two Masters, Port Authority, Spoonface Steinberg and Speed-The-Plow.

TV productions include: Wolf Hall, Uncle Vanya, J’Ouvert (BBC), Walden and Anna X (Sky Arts) (Co-Producer), The Dresser, King Lear (Exec Producer), Dennis Kelly’s Together (BBC) (Producer). For cinema, Uncle Vanya and Walden. SFP’s productions of Hamlet, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? All About Eve and Leopoldstadt have been filmed for cinema release by NT Live, with All About Eve, Hamlet and Leopoldstadt featuring on NT at Home and Hamlet on Amazon’s Great British Theatre series.

For full details of SFP’s theatre productions, please visit soniafriedman.com
Twitter: @SFP_London Instagram: @sfpofficial Facebook: /SoniaFriedmanProductions

Colin Callender
Producer
Colin Callender

Sir Colin Callender CBE is Chairman of Playground LLC, a theatre and television production company he founded in 2012 based in New York and London.

Playground’s Broadway productions include: Nora Ephron’s Tony nominated Lucky Guy directed by George C. Wolfe starring Tom Hanks in his Broadway debut, Harvey Fierstein’s Tony-nominated Casa Valentina directed by Joe Mantello, the Tony Award-winning revival of musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kenneth Branagh and Rob Ashford’s critically-acclaimed production of Macbeth at The Park Avenue Armory in New York, and the Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen.

Television productions include: the BAFTA and Golden Globe winning six-part BBC miniseries Wolf Hall directed by Peter Kosminsky starring Mark Rylance, Damian Lewis and Claire Foy, Richard Eyre’s acclaimed adaptation of Ronald Harwood’s The Dresser for the BBC starring Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins, Kenneth Lonergan’s award-winning adaptation of EM Forster’s Howards End for the BBC and Starz, Heidi Thomas’s adaptation of Little Women for the BBC and Masterpiece on PBS, Richard Eyre’s acclaimed adaptation of King Lear starring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson for BBC and Amazon Prime Video, Lucy Kirkwood’s adaptation of her Olivier Award-winning play Chimerica for Channel 4 and, most recently, the hit adaptation of James Herriot’s All Creatures Great & Small for Channel 5 and Masterpiece on PBS. Upcoming television productions include a new adaptation of Dangerous Liasons written by Harriet Warner for Starz, and political thriller The Undeclared War from seven-time BAFTA winning writer/director Peter Kosminsky for Channel 4 and Peacock.

Callender began his career as stage manager at London’s Royal Court Theatre working with David Hare and Sam Shepard. He won an Emmy for his work as producer of the television adaptation of the RSC’s The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby for Channel 4, a Tony Award for Hedwig and the Angry Inch and a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award for Wolf Hall. As the long-time president of HBO Films, he was responsible for an unprecedented award-winning slate of movies and miniseries, including Mike Nichols’ celebrated adaptation of Angels in America starring Al Pacino, Meryl Streep and Emma Thompson, and Gus van Sant’s Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or winner, Elephant.

Callender is a Trustee of the New York Public Theater and the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. He received a Knighthood in the Queen’s 2016 New Year’s Honours list for his services to British film, theatre and television in the US.

For full details of Playground’s television and theatre productions, please visit playgroundentertainment.com

Harry Potter Theatrical Productions
Producer
Harry Potter Theatrical Productions

Harry Potter Theatrical Productions Ltd was founded by J.K. Rowling and Neil Blair in 2013 to develop and produce the stage play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany. The team from Harry Potter Theatrical Productions Ltd have worked closely with Sonia Friedman Productions and Colin Callender’s Playground to produce the play, and also in controlling the international rights for the production.

Resident Team

Nicola Samer She/Her
Resident Director
Jennifer Rooney
Resident Movement Director

Company & Stage Management

Aimee Rose Hulme She/Her
Company Stage Manager
Lauren Elphick
Assistant Company Stage Manager
Dan Smith He/Him
Stage Manager
James Minihane He/Him
Deputy Stage Manager
Rebecca Gee She/Her
Assistant Stage Manager (Book Cover)
Lucy Gosden She/Her
Assistant Stage Manager (Technical)
James Humby
Assistant Stage Manager (Special Effects)
Ian Jarvis
Assistant Stage Manager (Technical)
Eve Kerr
Assistant Stage Manager (Book Cover)
Zak McClelland He/Him
Assistant Stage Manager (Technical)
Abbie Procter She/Her
Assistant Stage Manager (Book Cover)

Wardrobe

Carly Turnbull
Head of Wardrobe
Rebecca Barnett
Deputy Head of Wardrobe
Nicole Garbett
Wardrobe Assistant
Adam Harper
Wardrobe Assistant
Leanne Hired
Wardrobe Assistant
Manuel Bau
Dresser
Caitlin Brogan
Dresser
Vanessa Dandridge She/Her
Dresser
Erica Drew
Dresser
Rhiannon Harris
Dresser
Mercedes Hulburd
Dresser
Cassie Strong
Laundry Assistant

Hair, Wigs and Make-Up

Holly Sliwka She/Her
Head of Hair, Wigs & Make-up
Hannah Locke
Deputy Head of Hair, Wigs & Make-up
Kira Hill She/Her
Hair, Wigs & Make-up Assistant
Lydia Strover She/Her
Hair, Wigs & Make-up Assistant
Katriona Allen
Hair, Wigs & Make-up Assistants
India Chadwick
Hair, Wigs & Make-up Assistants

Sound

Oliver Young
Head of Sound
Alexander Broad
Deputy Head of Sound
Eleanor Coxall
Sound No. 2
Rory Hollands
Sound No. 3
Katie Stronell She/Her
Sound No. 4

Automation

Martin Wade
Head of Automation
Elinor Parfitt
Deputy Head of Automation
Frances Mason
Automation No. 3
Danielle Utley
Automation No. 3
Paul Gurney
Performer Flying Technician

Lighting

David Treanor
Show Chief LX
Laura Stanley
Deputy Show Chief LX

Chaperones

David Russell
Chaperone
Eleanor Dowling She/Her
Chaperone

Sonia Friedman Productions

Diane Benjamin
International Executive Director
Pam Skinner
International Executive Producer
Max Bittleston
Associate Producer
Azera Jones
Assistant Producer
Jessica Bradley
Production Assistant
Krista Tuchscherer
Global Marketing Director
Madison Lymer
Sales and Ticketing Manager
Jack Bradley
Literary Associate