Hester Lott Mrs Ashmole
Richard Ward Thomas.Trained at Drama Studio London. Recent theatre: “Hamlet” (Old Fire Station, Oxford), “The Tailors’ Last Stand” (Barons Court Theatre) and “The Changeling” (Network Theatre). Film and television includes Blue Peter, Midsomer Murders and “Tortoise In Love “ (released in cinemas in 2012). Richard has performed many rehearsed readings and regularly undertakes role play.
After studying History & English at The University of Sheffield (2002-5), Hannah underwent acting training (2008-10) with PivotPoint Theatre Company. Hannah is delighted to be involved in another Oxfringe production, this being her third (previously Stuart Lee’s Never Tell Them (Front Row Productions, 2010) and Quiz Night at the Brittania (Deck Theatre Company, 2011). She has also performed at the ‘Garden Theatre’, Friends' Meeting House in several Oxford Playwrights' Group short play nights, including An Academic's Progress (2010) and High Table (2011). For more information and full credits please visit: www.hannahmorrell.com. The last year has seen (or not seen, more accurately) Hannah a recluse from stage and camera, taking a maternity break to enjoy her greatest role yet: motherhood. This is her returning professional appearance – let’s hope she can remember Stage Left from Right.
Steve Dineen John
Kyran Pritchard Stage Manager
Kyran currently works at Oxford Castle
Unlocked as a character tour guide
portraying the role of Isaac Darkin
the highwayman. He has appeared in
many musicals and plays in and around
Oxford over the past few years.
Kyran is also the lead singer of local
band All the Clever Lines whose music
can be found on Facebook and
Youtube. He recently appeared as Gary
in 'St Frideswide cures the Blind' and as
Joe in 'Quiz Night at the Britannia'.
Lewis Ironside Elias
Hannah Morrell Sarah
Lewis Ironside was born in the Highlands of Scotland, was raised in a travelling circus and ran away to join the theatre aged 18. He graduated from East 15 acting school in 2005 and immediately founded Tax Deductible Theatre Company. In the last 8 years Lewis has written, directed, produced and acted in a string of shows some of which have been critically acclaimed and sold out runs at major fringe festivals (Edinburgh & Brighton). He's also seen a fair few walkouts and has even been described by one national newspaper as "a dangerous communist" for his writing... Lewis now lives and works in Oxford and runs his new production company which you may visit at: www.magnificentbastard.co.uk. He is thoroughly delighted to be working with Theatre 1683 and would like to assure you he is not a communist.
Nicola Borthwick Hester Nicola comes originally from Edinburgh and trained at Mountview Theatre School and the Academy Drama School. She moved to Oxford four years ago and has been involved in a number of local projects including two previous short pieces by Joel, both performed at The Friends Meeting House. Other local theatre work includes Moira/Dawn in Reflections in a Distorting Mirror at The Burton & Taylor Theatre, directed by Rio Fanning and a summer run of Quiz Night at the Britannia playing Virginia Trimble & directed by Tania Higgins. She also co-wrote and performed a comedy sketch show, As Nice as Entrail Pie with her own theatre company, The Outcasts as part of Oxfringe 2010. She performed on radio in two comedy sketch shows, Alien Fudge Ep1 & Ep2, by Forbidden Helmet Productions for BBC Radio Oxford. Nicola has also worked with local film makers playing Penny Cotton-Taylor, in Insha' Allah by High Five Films directed by Darwin Franks and Ben Nicholson and Rosie in The Playground, The Baronet Communications Film Company, directed by Marcus D'Amico.
'Theatre includes Jonathan in Midnight (West End); UK tours playing Frank Strang in Equus, Laurence in Abigail's Party, Roger Flavieres in Vertigo (for Oxfordshire Theatre Company), Pato in The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Inspector Rough in Gaslight, Brian in The Murder Game and Matthew in Murder Without Crime (Wolverhampton Rep); John in The Cocktail Hour (Hamburg); Brian in Pera Palas (Arcola); Dr Kalmenius in Clockwork (Southwark Playhouse); Barney in Last of the Red Hot Lovers; Yepichodov in The Cherry Orchard (Wimbledon) and Carl in Dealer's Choice (UK tour). He created the role of Juan in Nell Dunn's Babe XXX amongst other new plays at Camden People's Theatre, Hackney Empire and The Etcetera, Camden.
Recent screen work includes Chop, Cruise Blues and Forgetting is So Long; feature films include Folie à Deux and How To Kill Your Neighbor.
TV: Joe in Joe's Story for Channel 4.
Hester Lott was trained in music and theatre in
London and studied modern languages at
University College London. She has performed in amateur and semi-professional theatre all her
adult life, and currently works as an author and
teacher in a tutorial college in Oxford.