Cast 2011

The Cast for the world premiere of the full length Goodbye Barcelona at the Arcola Theatre are:

Katie Bernstein – PILAR
Katie is a new graduate from Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA). She was recently placed 2nd in the National Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year Competition 2011.
Theatre credits include: Solo Singer in GODSPELL – 40TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT (Palace Theatre, Manchester), Helen
Shapiro in the original cast of 20th CENTURY BOY (New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich), SIX WAYS: A NEW MUSICAL (Jermyn St
Theatre & Edinburgh Fringe), FALSETTOLAND (Edinburgh) and TICK TICK BOOM! (Unity Theatre, Liverpool).

Katie recently supported Katie Melua at BBC PROMS IN THE PARK and appeared at AN EVENING FOR DAME JUDI DENCH (The Michael Elliot Trust Awards).

For more information about Katie please visit: www.access-uk.com

 

Lucy Bradshaw – REBECCA
Lucy trained at Webber Douglas, where she won the Cameron Mackintosh Award. Theatre credits include: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (Donmar Warehouse), NOEL AND GERTIE (Salisbury Playhouse), THE REMAINS OF THE DAY (Union Theatre), MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG (Queen’s Theatre), NEW BOY (Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh), PROCESSION OF SHADES (Chanticleer Theatre), WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND (NYMT) and THE BEGGER’S OPERA (NYMT). Lucy is delighted to be appearing in Goodbye Barcelona at the Arcola Theatre.


Tom Gill – SAMMY
Stage: The Boy Soldier, DUNSINANE (Royal Shakespeare Company, Roxanna Silbert), Adam, TERRITORY (The Lowry, Manchester, Pleasance Theatre Islington/Edinburgh), Warren Wrigley, WILDEST DREAMS (The Bellairs Playhouse GSA, Julia Carey), Compere and Soloist Singer, GSA SINGERS (Electric Theatre , Peter Roberts), Reg Gibbons, THIS HAPPY BREED (The Bellairs Playhouse GSA, Peter Harris), Tom Fashion, A TRIP TO SCARBOROUGH (Guildford School of Acting, Michael Vivien), Claudio, MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Guildford School of Acting, David Newell), Melchior, SPRING AWAKENING (Ben Kingsley Theatre, Salford, Matthew Nichols)

Film: Ricky, EDEN LAKE (Celador Productions , James Watkins)

Short Film: Gareth, THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY (Skillset Screen Academy NCDT, Richard Kwietniowski), Christie, CHRISTMAS IS MILES AWAY (GSA Film Project, Julia Carey)

Ifan Gwilym-Jones – ENSEMBLE

Training: Recently graduated from The Royal Academy of Music. Also holds a BA hons in Performing Arts from Trinity University College, Carmarthen.

Theatre: IESU! (National Theatre of Wales)
Whilst training – Young Ben in FOLLIES (Royal Academy of Music), Prince Cherney in LITTLE ME (RAM), Dan in CLOSER (RAM), Puck in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (University of Rio Grande, Ohio), Adolf in CREDITORS (Trinity University College)

While at Trinity University College, was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to co-write, MD and perform the play NEW WORLDS with writer/director Ian Rowlands, which recieved its premiere in New York at the off-Broadway venue, The Producers Club II.

TV: KATHERINE JENKINS AT BRANGWYN HALL  (Avanti Productions/S4C), RHYDIAN (Avanti Productions/S4C), WEDI 3 (Tinopolis/S4C)

Recordings: Y GAIR (Kissan Productions)


Jassy Grez – ENSEMBLE

Stage- Goodbye Barcelona is my first proffesional role on stage

TV – TANMAN COMMERCIAL (Nonsense Productions) WHATEVER- A TEENAGE MUSICAL (Channel 4) OXY COMMERCIAL (Moxie Pictures) THE RIFLES (Volts Pictures) CORDLESS VIRAL (Cordless Productions) SPANISH LEARNING (Mary Glasgow) MICROSLICE RUMP (Ozacido Productions)

Film- CHARLIE (First fire films) ESTERS FUNERAL (Film sense)

Radio – OUT OF THE GATE (Cross Lab Productions)

 

John Killoran – ERNESTO
Stage: FRANKENSTEIN (National Theatre), PIRATES OF PENZANCE (Stephen Joseph Theatre), MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS (Stephen Joseph Theatre) FROZEN (Library Theatre and Best Actor Award Nomination, Manchester Evening News Awards 2008)
THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (Northampton Theatre Royal), RICHARD III, (Northcott Theatre), MACBETH (Northcott Theatre), NOISES OFF (Oldham Coliseum), WIZARD OF OZ (New Vic Theatre), JAMAICA INN (New Vic Theatre), OLIVER! (New Vic Theatre), ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST (New Victoria Theatre), HAMLET (Royal Shakespeare Company), AS YOU LIKE IT (Royal Shakespeare Company), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Royal Shakespeare Company), RICHARD III (Royal  Shakespeare Company), A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE (Harrogate Theatre), MACBETH (Royal Shakespeare Company), THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG, (Worcester Swan Theatre), BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS (National Theatre).

Film: MACBETH (Illuminations Television), ABERDEEN (Freeway Films).

Television: SHAKESPEARE’S HAPPY ENDINGS (BBC Television), SOLDIER SOLDIER VI (Central Television), THE KNOCK II (Carlton Television), THE BILL (Thames Television).

 


Mark Meadows – JACK
Mark studied at the Royal College of Music, Trinity College of Music and the Bristol Old Vic TheatreSchool.

Most recent role was Lockwood in BETTY BLUE EYES, immediately prior to that he played Rochefort in a musical version of  THE THREE MUSKETEERS (music by George Stiles). He has also played the role of Herr von Hussler in MARY POPPINS (Prince Edward Theatre), the Cameron Mackintosh/Stiles and Drewe collaboration, in which he also played George Banks several times.

Other theatre work includes: Oberon/Theseus in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM and Banquo in MACBETH (Regent’s Park), Cliff in LOOK BACK IN ANGER (Bristol Old Vic), Dr John Hall in THE HERBAL BED (Salisbury Playhouse), Spini in Antony Sher’s play THE GIANT (Hampstead Theatre), Lord Morton in Arnold Wesker’s adaptation of LONGITUDE (Greenwich Theatre), George Kittredge in HIGH SOCIETY (Sheffield Crucible), The Wreck in WONDERFUL TOWN (Grange Park Opera),  Jean Cocteau/Dave Scherman in SIX PICTURES OF LEE MILLERr, Tom Winter in 5/11 and Burgundy in KING LEAR(all Chichester Festival); also The Emperor and the Nightingale (Watermill, Newbury), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, UP THE FEEDER… and AEROPLANE BONES (all Bristol Old Vic), DIE FLEDERMAUS (Diva Opera), WHITE CHRISTMAS (Theatre Royal, Plymouth and Mayflower, Southampton) and NOEL AND GERTIE (Eye Theatre).

Film includes: HIGH HEELS AND LOWLIFES and NICHOLAS NICKLEBY.

Television includes: EASTENDERS, DOCTORS and CASUALTY.

Radio includes: THE GOOD COMPANIONS, PAL JOEY, ON YOURTOES, WONDERFUL TOWN, CANDIDE AND COMPANY (Radio 3); also numerous plays, narrations and reading for BBC Radio 3 and 4.

Mark is a former member and musical director of the international vocal group The Swingle Singers. With the group Mark performed with several of the world’s leading orchestras and conductors and participated in the world premiere of Luciano Berio’s opera OUTIS at La Scala, Milan. In addition to around 50 vocal and orchestral arrangements for The Swingle Singers, he has also composed and arranged incidental music for several theatrical productions.


Alex Rand – ENSEMBLE
Stage: THE THREEPENNY OPERA (Fourth Monkey Theatre), ANTIGONE (Fourth Monkey Theatre), THE SITE (Roundhouse), LIFE RAFT (Lyric Hammersmith Studio), THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Tabernacle Notting Hill), ROUTES (Hampstead Theatre Studio).

Film: WAR HORSE (Dreamworks)

Television: RICHARD II (BBC Television)



Jack Shalloo – GEORGE
A native Londoner, Jack trained at Colins Performing Arts. Jack recently played Georgie in A CLOCKWORK ORANGE, at the historic venue Stratford East theatre Royal and enjoyed a sell out run of STAND TALL at the Landor theatre playing Goliath. He is most known for playing Hamlet in HAMLET THE MUSICAL at the Royal and Derngate and Richmond theatres, and Pete in DEPARTURE LOUNGE at the Waterloo East theatre which was nominated for best new musical at the ‘What’s On Stage’ awards.

Other theatre credits include Lewis in OUR HOUSE (Birmingham Rep and UK Tour),Tony Lumpkin THE KISSING DANCE (Jermyn street) Danny in LATERS (Drill Hall), Issac in FIT ( Manchester Contact/Drill Hall), Jensen in KICK OFF (Riverside Studios), Nigel in MATILDA (RSC – Worshops), Jackie in the original cast of WHISTLE DOWN THE WIND (Aldwych Theatre) and Spider in OLIVER (London Palladium).

Jack has three feature films under his belt all directed by Rikki Beadle-Blair, FIT, KICK-OFF and BASHMENT. He is also a co-writer/developer of the hit cult online sketchshow THE SKETCHBANK.

Televison credits include Miranda Harts New Years Eve sketch show, EXCLUDED (pilot), THE MAN WHO LOVED LAKES, EASTENDERS, OUT OF CONTROL and HOLBY CITY(all BBC), THE BILL (Talkback Thames) and JESSE’S GIRL for the London Film School. Jack’s debut solo album ‘London Soul’ is available via his website

www.jackshalloo.co.uk

 

Laura Tebbutt – LA PASIONARIA/SISTER MARIA
Training: The Royal Academy of Music, graduating in 2009 with thanks to the support of The Ian Fleming Musical Theatre Award and The BBC Performing Arts Bursary.

Theatre: SHOES (The Peacock Theatre, vocal swing) The New 25th Anniversary Production of LES MISERABLES (International Tour, Factory Girl/ understudying and playing the role of Fantine).

Other Credits include: Guest Vocalist, MICHAEL BALL HEROS (UK Tour), LES MISERABLES IN CONCERT, 25th Anniversary Celebration (The O2 Arena), THE ROYAL VARITY 2010 (The London Palladium), Classic FM’s CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR (The 02 Arena), WHITE CHRISTMAS (The Royal Albert Hall), ELTON JOHN AND RAY COOPER (The Royal Albert Hall) and FAST FORWARD (The National Theatre).

Recordings: Factory Girl, LES MISERABLES LIVE! The 2010 Cast Album, New 25th Anniversary Production.

Television: T-Mobile ‘Welcome Home’ Advertisement Campaign at Terminal 5, Heathrow.

 

Flora Wellesley Wesley – ENSEMBLE
Flora studied at London Contemporary Dance School and toured nationally and internationally with EDge ’10, the postgraduate performance company of the school.

One of six dance artists collaborating as Hiru Dance www.hirudance.org, Flora also founded, directs and performs with Trumpet Creepers improvisation ensemble.

Recent and upcoming projects include: working with choreographers Eva Recacha and Seke Chimutengwende on new works LIFE AND OTHER GAMES and MR LAWRENCE, respectively; dancing for company immigrants and animals; and appearing in MY GRANDPARENTS’ TENANT, a new long-form film by Grace Schwindt (City Projects, FLAMIN Productions).

Between 2004 and 2010 Flora was in numerous National Youth Theatre and Arcola Youth Theatre productions. GOODBYE BARCELONA will be her first professional theatre production.