Terry Jastrow has produced and/or directed the television coverage of some of the world’s most important events including six Olympic Games, The Super Bowl, 62 major championships of golf including The Open Championship, The Indianapolis 500, the great Haute Couture Collections from Paris and the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
The plays he has written and directed include As if it Matters at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, Eight One Acts over Two Nights at The Acting Center, Hollywood, California, and The Vaginal Lock at the Skylight Theatre, Los Angeles. Terry has written five screenplays including his first feature film which he also directed, The Squeeze, released Spring 2015 and available via on-demand streaming.
Joe Harmston’s career began 23 years ago directing the critically-acclaimed King James’ Ear by Rod Dungate at The Old Red Lion. Since then highlights have included directing Harold Pinter in his own plays, particularly The Lover and The Collection at The Donmar Warehouse and his long associations with other writers including Sir Ronald Harwood, Sir Alan Ayckbourn, Sir David Hare and Sir Peter Ustinov. He was Associate Director of Chichester Festival Theatre and Artistic Director of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company and is still a Creative Associate Director of the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry. He was last at Park Theatre directing Paul Herzberg’s The Dead Wait.
Trained under Ralph Koltai at the Central School of Art and Design. He is a long standing Artistic Associate and director of the York based Riding Lights Theatre Company. An extensive career of over 500 productions, both in the UK and abroad, has ranged from major US and European tours, Rat Pack - live from Las Vegas, The Opera Show, Dancing in the Streets, to Judah Ben Hur - the Musical in Singapore Pickwick for the Hungarian National Theatre, Edward III for the Taormina Festival and most recently Dracula in Bangkok. Other designs include David Oyelowo's production of The White Devil, major community projects such as the Chester Cycle of Mystery Plays and the acclaimed 2012 production of The York Mystery Plays. West End credits include The Tempest, The Mikado, The Aspern Papers, Sherlock Holmes - The Musical, Of Mice and Men, Treasure Island, When Did You Last See Your Trousers?, Never the Sinner, The Miracle Worker, In Praise of Love, The Roy Orbison Story, Stepping Out - The Musical, The Fire Raisers, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, The Rat Pack - Live from Las Vegas, Dancing in the Streets, African Snow, Visiting Mr Green and Dreamboats and Petticoats.
Composer & Sound Director:
Matthew is the writer and director of Mr Bugg Presents, a theatre company specialising in original British musicals. Their production of Miss Nightingale - the musical has toured the UK five times, playing to over 50,000 people.
His other work includes:
WEST END: Dear Lupin, The Secret of Sherlock Holmes, Volcano, Cirque Berserk,Our Man in Havana
TOURS INCLUDE: King Lear (ATG with Michael Pennington) Angelina Ballerina (UK and international Tour) The Handyman (with Timothy West); Star Quality; Lark Rise to Candleford; Quartet; The Hound of the Baskervilles; Northanger Abbey; Jamaica Inn, Three Men In A Boat, and numerous shows for the Agatha Christie Company
OTHER THEATRE WORK INCLUDES: The Father; (The Belgrade, Coventry) The League of Youth; All Quiet on the Western Front; Wonderful Tennessee; Polygraph (Nottingham Playhouse); The Invention of Love; Barbarians; (Salisbury Playhouse); Vanity Fair (Northcott, Exeter); Amadeus (Theatre Royal York); Double Indemnity; The Glass Menagerie (New Wolsey, Ipswich); Rumpelstiltskin; Great Expectations; (Unicorn Theatre); Richard III; Uncle Vanya (Mercury theatre, Colchester); The Canterbury Tales, The Government Inspector, (Northern Broadsides UK Tour); The Firebird (Bolton, Octagon); Little Wolf’s Book of Badness (Hampstead)
Matthew also performed the role of Ariel in The Tempest for Nottingham Playhouse.
Video Projection Designer:
Louise is a highly skilled Video & Projection Designer. She trained at Ravenbourne College. Her work can be seen across the UK and internationally.
Recent Theatre, Live Events, and Corporate work includes: Ray Mears Tales Of Endurance (UK Tour); An Evening With Ray Mears (UK Tour); Box Of Photographs (Polka Theatre); Legally Blonde (Leicester Curve); Chwalfa (Pontio); Monster In The Maze (The Barbican); Fugee & Wasted (Southwark Playhouse); Gods & Monsters (Southwark Playhouse); The Prodigals (The Belgrade, Coventry); Fallujah (The Cockpit, London); The Handyman (UK Tour), 1936 (Lilian Baylis Theatre, London); Romeo & Juliet (Headlong, National Tour); Opera Holland Park (Corporate Party); Building Mapping (Islington Square Festival Of Culture); Lord Attenborough Tribute (The University Of Sussex); Queen With Adam Lambert (World Tour 2014); Gravity Levity (Research Project); Josh Groban’s Straight To You Tour (Multi Arena USA Tour); Procter & Gamble’s Hairworld (Paris); Katy Brand’s Big Ass Tour (UK Tour); Versus Versace Spring/Summer 16 (Content Manager); Music Gateway (Marketing & Demo Videos); Nokia, Internal Communications (Internal Web Videos); Promax (Conference & Awards Graphics; The Hate Game (Holocaust Memorial Day).
As Associate: The End Of Longing (The Playhouse); Volpone (Royal Shakespeare Company); Alice’s Adventures In Underground (Waterloo Vaults); Merchant Of Venice (The Almedia); Flashmob (UK Tour); The Waterbabies (Ed Curtis); The Flying Dutchman (English National Opera, London); Raymond Gubby’s Aida (The Royal Albert Hall); Pippin (The Mernier Chocolate Factory); Reasons To Be Cheerful (Graeae And The New Wolsey Theatre). Visit: www.rhoades-brown.com
Tony has been a freelance lighting designer for the last 23 years across the UK, Europe and internationally. His UK work has included productions from the National Theatre; The RSC; The Royal Court; Welsh National Opera; English National Opera, The Royal Opera House, West Yorkshire Playhouse; The Old Vic, London; Watford Palace; Mercury Theatre, Colchester; Royal Theatre, Northampton; Rose Theatre, Kingston; Exeter Northcott; Plymouth Theatre Royal; Chichester Festival Theatre and numerous designs in the West End and on various UK and international tours. He has been associate lighting designer on the touring West End production of The Woman in Black for the last 13 years, and taken several productions into London prisons for Synergy Theatre Project. Tony has designed several fashion shows including the L’Oreal Colour Trophy awards in 2015. In feature film, Tony was the Theatrical Lighting director for Mission Impossible 5: Rouge Nation and the forthcoming Disney film, Beauty and the Beast. Tony has also lectured at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and is currently a visiting lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London. Tony has also served as chairman on the Equity Theatre Designers Committee and is a professional Designer member of the Association of Lighting Designers.
Roberto originates from Melbourne Australia where he trained at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) gaining a BA in Dramatic Art (Production).
West End costume designs include: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery (Criterion), Peter Pan Goes Wrong (Apollo) and The Play That Goes Wrong (Duchess). UK Tour costume designs include: Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None and Peter Pan Goes Wrong.
International: The Play That Goes Wrong (Budapest).
Other costume designs were seen at West End Eurovision where he designed costumes for entries by Top Hat and Les Miserables.
KATE PLANTIN CDG has been casting for Theatre, Film and Television for twenty five years. Theatre Credits include: All or Nothing (The Vaults and Tour) Dracula (Bangkok); Pig Farm (St James); Roaring Trade (Park Theatre); McQueen (St James and Haymarket) Sweeney Todd (Tooting Arts Club/West End); Harvey (Tour & Haymarket); The Bombing Of The Grand Hotel (Cockpit); Kindertransport (Tour); Storm In A Flower Vase (Arts Theatre); The Dead Wait (Park Theatre); The Handyman (Tour); The Father (Belgrade, Coventry); Of Mice And Men (Tour); Lone Star and Private Wars (Kings Head); Marilyn And Ella (Edinburgh & London); Joan Rivers – A Work In Progress (Edinburgh & London); Telstar which Kate also co-produced in the West End; Road To Nirvana (Kings Head); The Trestle At Pope Lick Creek (Southwark & Manchester Royal Exchange); On Your Toes and Follies (Royal Festival Hall).
Acute Theatre Ltd is proud to present The Trial of Jane Fonda in the UK; for additional information please contact Suzanna Rosenthal at Something for the Weekend.
Dann Moss, currently Co-Producer of The Trial of Jane Fonda. Producing soon to open, Ballet Magique, Preston Sturges' Last Night at the Algonquin and Emily and The Firefly. Dann managed and directed USO’s Celebrity Entertainment Program, including Network Television Special Tour of Duty on ABC - starring Jessica Simpson & Nick Lachey and including special guest stars, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Kimmel and Big & Rich, delivering first class entertainment to American military serving in the United States and overseas. He has also produced world class, high profile, quality events and documentaries for television, as well as artist specials, Broadway specials, feature films, video projects, and live events. Credits include the installation of the Vietnam Memorial Concert for The White House, and Network Specials with Roger Miller, Sylvie Vartan and Vikki Carr, including Vikki Carr at The Palace Theatre on Broadway and Vikki Carr Live at The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, and the initial Broadway Tour of Three Mo’Tenors; Stephanie Powers, Intimate Portrait for Lifetime Television and the world premiere of Paris Fashion for ABC.
Productions and co-productions include: 13 season of London’s Free Open-Air Theatre Season at The Scoop amphitheatre; A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Custom/Practice, Almeida Festival and on national tour), When We Are Married (Garrick Theatre, Olivier Award nomination for Best Revival), Journey’s End (Duke of York’s and on national tour), Wild Horses by Nimer Rashed and The Lifesavers by Fraser Grace (TMA Award Nominee for Best New Play 2009; Theatre503 and The Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Crestfall by Mark O’Rowe, starring Niamh Cusack (Theatre503); Simon Block’s adaptation of Jonathan Safran Foer’s novel, Everything Is Illuminated (Hampstead Theatre); Victor/Victoria (UK premiere, Bridewell), Measure For Measure (Riverside Studios), The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui and Henry VIII (Bridewell Theatre). Suzanna runs Meadow Rosenthal and Something for the Weekend and current projects include Showstopper! The Improvised Musical (Olivier Award winner 2016, Best Entertainment & Family, on national tour and at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue), nine shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and 'An Evening With Sir Roger Moore' on national tour this autumn.
for Something for the Weekend.
Anne Archer was nominated for an Academy Award®, a Golden Globe and the British (BAFTA) Academy Award for her role opposite Michael Douglas in Adrian Lyne’s thriller Fatal Attraction. Other key roles include her Golden Globe-winning performance in the ensemble cast of Robert Altman’s Short Cuts and for playing Harrison Ford’s beleaguered wife in Patriot Games and Clear and Present Danger.
She made her West End debut as ‘Mrs Robinson’, receiving rave reviews, in The Graduate; other theatrical credits include A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking (Off Broadway), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Williamstown Theatre Festival), The Poison Tree (Mark Taper Forum), and The Vagina Monologues (LA). In 2014 she starred in The Trial of Jane Fonda at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Throughout her motion picture career, she has starred opposite some of Hollywood's most dynamic and respected leading men, including Gene Hackman in Narrow Margin, Donald Sutherland in Eminent Domain, Sylvester Stallone in Paradise Alley, Tommy Lee Jones In Rules of Engagement and Man of the House and in the romantic comedy Ghosts of Girlfriends Past with Mathew McConaughey, and most recently the feature film Lullaby, with a powerful ensemble cast of Garrett Hedlund, Richard Jenkins, Amy Adams, Jessica Brown Finley, Jessica Barden, Jennifer Hudson, and Terrance Howard.
Television credits include It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, starring opposite Danny DeVito and Ghost Whisperer on CBS as the mother of Jennifer Love Hewitt, Privileged (The CW) and the Fox Series The Grinder starring Rob Lowe and Fred Savage.
In 2013, she co-produced her first feature film The Squeeze written and directed by Terry Jastrow.
In 2006, she founded Artists for Human Rights (AFHR), which brings the full force of artistic expression to bear in the human rights arena by working hand-in-hand with effective human rights advocates and leading organizations worldwide to raise awareness and eradicate the most egregious human rights abuses.
Theatre includes: Another Time starring Albert Finney (Wyndham’s Theatre). A Terrance Rattigan's In Praise Of Love (West End), Harold Pinter’s The Hothouse.
Film includes: Reunion (Best Actor nomination at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival, Best Actor at the E'Febo Doro Awards). Franco Zeffirelli’s Hamlet; The Power Of One; Flyboys; Dark Corners; The Harpist (Best Actor nomination, Geneva Film Festival 1997); Preaching To The Perverted; George Milton’s Appetite; Severed Garden (short film).
Television includes: One Against The Wind (Hallmark); The Ruby Ring (Hallmark); Steven Spielberg’s Class Of 61; Money For Nothing (BBC Screen2); Hard Times (BBC); series lead in Relic Hunter; Adventure Inc; The Conclave; Doctors (BBC); Ben 10 Race Against Time; Mama's Back (playing Joan Collins’ son); Seventeen opposite Rachel Weisz. Anholt has just made his directorial debut at the Tabard Theatre with Simon Stephens’ ’Wastwater'.
Training: Webber Douglas Academy.
Theatre: Captain Flint in Swallows & Amazons; Steene in A Daughter's A Daughter (Trafalgar Studios), Barton Russell in Murder On Air (Windsor and UK Tour); Inspector Thomas in The Unexpected Guest (Windsor); Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Theatre By The Lake); Manningham in Gaslight (TBTL); Dick Barton/Snowy in Dick Barton –Special Agent (TBTL); Vicomte de Nanjac in An Ideal Husband (Theatr Clwyd); Sykes in Oliver and Julian in Communicating Doors (Perth Rep); George Bates in Intent To Murder (Vienna English Theatre); Buckingham/Surrey in Henry VIII (Bridewell Theatre); Lent in Julia Pastrana (Battersea Arts Centre & UK tour); Poseidon/Menaleus in Women of Troy (Orange Tree, Richmond); Gabriel in Lautrec (Shaftesbury Theatre, London); Grantaire in Les Miserables (UK Tour); Jack Carter in Idiot Wind (Old Red Lion); Toby Cartwright in Ways and Means; Henry Gow in Fumed Oak; Bert Bentley in Red Peppers; Charles Bingley in Pride and Prejudice and Axel Hammond in The Nerd (all at Perth Rep); Mike Connor in High Society (UK Tour); Buddy Holly in Buddy (Victoria Palace and UK Tour); Nine (Royal Festival Hall); Tig in Rain Dogs (Prince of Wales, London); Sunset Boulevard (Sydmonton Festival); Mick in Straight Up (White Bear, Kennington); Season at The Queens’ Theatre, Hornchurch.
Television: I'm Nathan, True Crime (ITV), EastEnders (BBC), Doctors (BBC), Emmerdale (ITV), The Last Enemy (BBC), Hollyoaks Later (C4), Afterlife (ITV), Judge John Deed (BBC), Family Affairs (C5).
Film: Retribution, Shame The Devil, Vendetta, G.B.H, Hooligan Wars, The Warning, Death Defying Acts, Mixed Up. www.martinfisher.co.uk
Alex Gaumond as Larry Bonk Born and raised in Canada, Alex trained at Guildford School of Acting, graduating with a 1st Class BA (Hons).
Theatre includes: The Baker in Into the Woods (Manchester Royal Exchange); Adam in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Regent's Park Open Air); Autolycus, Proteus and other roles in Shakespeare's Birthday Bash (RSC); Beadle Bamford in Sweeney Todd (ENO); Freddy Benson in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy); Miss Trunchbull in the RSC's Matilda (Cambridge); Alberto Beddini in Top Hat (Aldwych); Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar (Ljubljana Festival, Slovenia); Galileo in We Will Rock You (Dominion, Whatsonstage Awards nomination for Best Takeover in a Role); Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde (Savoy, original cast, Olivier Awards and Whatsonstage Awards nominations for Best Actor in a Musical); Galileo in We Will Rock You (original UK tour); Ray Sunshine in Desperately Seeking Susan (Novello); Rusty Charlie and understudy Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls (Donmar Warehouse UK tour); Sunday In The Park With George (Wyndham’s); Tom Jenkins in Scrooge (Palladium); Malcolm MacGregor in The Full Monty (original UK tour); Hart in Unity 1918 (Old Vic); understudy Chris in Miss Saigon (Manila and Asian tour); understudy Malcolm, Jerry and Ethan in The Full Monty (Prince Of Wales); Gone (New Ambassadors).
Films include: The Reunion, Powerplay, 90 Seconds, Room 71, Between, Jeffrey, Table For Four, Chlorophyll and Locked Out.
Alex dedicates his performance to his family back in Canada. www.alexgaumond.com
Paul was last at Park Theatre in his play, The Dead Wait, directed by Joe Harmston. Theatre includes: Schutzmacher in The Doctor's Dilemma (NT); Vincentio in The Taming Of The Shrew (RSC); Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire (Mermaid), Vorster in I.D. (Almeida), Shylock in The Merchant Of Venice (Arcola); Gerry Evans in Dancing At Lughnasa(Abbey); The Dead Wait, Arms And The Man, Romeo and Juliet, While The Sun Shines (Royal Exchange); The Merchant Of Venice,Carrington (Chichester), Pride And Prejudice (National Tour), Oleanna (Scarborough), Sweet Like Suga (Centaur, Montreal).
Television includes: Daniel Borgoraz in The Honourable Woman; The Life And Loves Of A She-Devil,Smiley’s People, Inspector Lynley, Murder City, Poirot, The Knock, Napoleon And Josephine, Seaton’s Aunt, Dark Secret, Neck.
Film includes: My Week With Marilyn, Papadopolous & Sons, Almost Heaven, Cry Freedom, The Book Of Eve, The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission.
Writing includes: Almost Heaven (Nashville International Best Feature); Metropolis Kabarett (NT); The Dead Wait (Market, Royal Exchange): Three M.E.N. nominations including Best Actor – won / shortlisted Verity Bargate Award; Sweet Like Suga (London & Montreal), Be Bop The Ruler (Finborough –Time Out nomination). The Dead Wait, The Song Of My Father, Dreaming Up Laura (BBC Radio 4), Where’s The Bull? (Winner London Radio Playwrights).
Ako's theatre credits include: Captain Meadows in Beyond the Fence (Arts Theatre/Sky Arts); Grey Gardens (Southwark Playhouse); Misanthropes (Old Vic New Voices), How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (Royal Festival Hall); Orin in Little Shop Of Horrors (Manchester Royal Exchange); Klook in Klook’s Last Stand (Park Theatre – Off West End Best Actor nomination); Gabriel in Fences (Duchess Theatre), Mitch in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Donmar Warehouse); Eddie in Sister Act (London Palladium), Mufasa in The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre); Straight Arrow in Dr.Dolittle (UK Tour); God and Jesus in The Mystery Plays (Bath Music Festival); Louisa in Broadway in the Shadows (Luxembourg National Theatre and Arcola).
Ako has appeared in Berlin Station (Television series for Paramount); he played Denis in Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (Syfy - UFO Films). Ako is also the voice of the series Strangest Weather on Earth for Discovery/Weather Channel USA. Ako recently directed and co-wrote the short I'm In The Corner With The Bluebells which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won Best Director at the Mica Film Festival in Brazil.
Theatre credits include: Hangmen (Wyndhams Theatre, West End); The Beaux' Stratagem, A Taste of Honey and Port (National Theatre); Frozen (Park Theatre); Women Laughing (Old Red Lion); Masters are You Mad? and Twelfth Night (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre); Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Accomplice (Menier Chocolate Factory); Spider's Web (UK Tour); On the Middle Day (Old Vic); A Laughing Matter and She Stoops to Conquer (National Theatre with Out of Joint).
Television credits include: Coronation Street (ITV); Emmerdale (ITV).
Film credits include: Four Walls (Bete Noir Production); The Vintage (Eyeline Entertainment).
Mark is a founder-member of Blueprint Theatre Company.