BAFTA and Olivier Award-winning actor, Andrew Scott plays Langley. His recent theatre includes Birdland (Royal Court) Aristocrats, Emperor and Galilean (National Theatre), Sea Wall (Paines Plough, Bush Theatre), as well as numerous plays in Dublin, London and New York. For television his work includes his role as Moriarty in the worldwide smash- hit drama Sherlock; The Town and The Hollow Crown. His recent films included Ken Loach's Jimmy's Hall, Matthew Warchus' Pride, (BIFA for Best Supporting Actor), Locke and The Stag. His forthcoming films include Frankenstein with James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, and Alice: Through The Looking Glass with Johnny Depp. Scott will next be seen in Spectre, the latest instalment of the Bond franchise.
David Dawson plays Homer. His theatre credits include The Duchess of Malfi (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse), Luise Miller (Donmar Warehouse), Posh (Royal Court), Comedians (Lyric Hammersmith), Romeo and Juliet (RSC), The Entertainer, Richard II (Old Vic) and Nicholas Nickleby (Chichester Festival Theatre, national tour and Gielgud Theatre — nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Newcomer). For television, he is best known for his role in Ripper Street, and for his recent performances in Banished and Peaky Blinders. His work other television work includes The Hollow Crown, Luther, The Road to Coronation Street, Gracie, The Thick of It and Secret Diary of a Call Girl; and for film, London Boulevard. He recently completed filming the 8 part epic new BBC drama The Last Kingdom playing King Alfred.
Joanna Vanderham plays Milly. Her theatre work includes Othello (RSC) and The Promise (Donmar Trafalgar). For television, her credits include The Go Between, Banished, The Paradise, Dancing on the Edge, Young James Herriot, Above Suspicion, The Runaway and the forthcoming One of Us; and for film, And Then I Was French, Blackwood and What Maisie Knew.
Richard Greenberg is the author of Our Mother’s Brief Affair, The Assembled Parties (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Take Me Out (Tony Award for Best Play; Drama Desk Award; NY Drama Critics Circle Award; Outer Critics Circle Award; Lucille Lortel Award), The House in Town, The Violet Hour,The Dazzle (Outer Critics Circle Award), Everett Beekin, Three Days of Rain (L.A. Drama Critics Award; Pulitzer finalist), The American Plan, and many other plays.
Simon Evans directs. He was Resident Assistant Director at the Donmar Warehouse (working with Michael Grandage, Jamie Lloyd, Rob Ashford and Bijan Sheibani), Staff Director at the National Theatre, Performance Director for Secret/Future Cinema, Creative Associate at the Bush Theatre and Artistic Director of Black and White Rainbow. He is Artistic Director of Myriad & Co. For theatre his work includes Silence of the Sea (Donmar Trafalgar), Almost, Maine (Park Theatre) Hannah (Unicorn Theatre), Shawshank Redemption, The Laura Marling Project, Ghostbusters and Project Rumpus (Secret Cinema), Thom Pain (based on nothing) (Print Room), The Provoked Wife, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Go People), The Rubber Room (The Old Vic), The Separation, Something Perfect, Disappear, Devolution (Theatre503), Madness in Valencia (Trafalgar Studios), Whiff Whaff (Theatre Uncut), The Speed Twins, Apple Pie, Hours Till Autumn (Riverside Studios), Cyrano de Bergerac, The Misanthrope (White Bear), Us and Them (Bush/RR), Skyscraper (Public, NY), and ARDEN 2.0 (Old Vic New Voices). His writing for theatre and film includes Who is Rachel? (Channel4.com), The Waiting (SkyArts), and Revise, Bait, Somewhere by the Fire (Black and White Rainbow).
Ben trained in stage design at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and went on to win a Linbury Prize commission to design Paradise Lost for Rupert Goold. His designs now span theatre, ballet, hip hop and fashion shows.
Designs include; Way Upstream (Chichester Festival Theatre), Good With People (Paines Plough, 59E59 NYC), Creditors (Donmar Warehouse and BAM New York), The Kitchen Sink (Bush Theatre), An Enemy Of The People (Sheffield Crucible), Hobson’s Choice, Twelfth Night (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), Doctor Faustus, Edward Ii, Taste Of Honey (Royal Exchange), The Mighty Boosh (National Tour), Paradise Lost (Headlong Theatre) A Breakfast Of Eels, (Print Room at the Coronet).
For Dance; Some Like It Hip Hop (Sadler’s Wells, National Tour), ZooNation Unplugged (Sadler’s Wells), World premiere reimagining of Kes — a Dance Theatre production (Sheffield Crucible), The Mad Hatters Tea Party (Royal Opera House) Into the Hoods (Sadler’s Wells).
For Fashion; Burberry: London in Shanghai (Shanghai Shipyard), Burberry: London in La (Griffith Observatory).
Awards; 2011 Manchester Evening Standard award for Best Design for Doctor Faustus at the Royal Exchange.
Theatre includes: The Winter’s Tale, Harlequinade & All on Her Own, Photograph 51, Bend it Like Beckham, Shakespeare in Love, Henry V, Betty Blue Eyes, The Children’s Hour, Dealer’s Choice, No Man’s Land & A Life in the Theatre— West End, An Evening at the Talkhouse, Our Country’s Good, Three Days in the Country, Rules for Living, Dara, The Silver Tassie, Liolà, The Children of the Sun, Port, She Stoops to Conquer, The Cherry Orchard, Women Beware Women, The White Guard (Laurence Olivier Award), London Assurance— National Theatre Henry IV, The Night Alive, The Weir, Julius Caesar, Spelling Bee, King Lear, Passion, The Prince of Homburg, Red, Life is a Dream, A Streetcar Named Desire, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Piaf, Parade, The Wild Duck, After Miss Julie, Caligula– Donmar Warehouse A Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Evita, Red (Tony Award and Drama Desk Award), Hamlet, The Seafarer and Frost/Nixon— Broadway
Composer and Sound Designer
Recent theatre includes: The Rubenstein Kiss (Nottingham Playhouse), Gravity (Birmingham Rep Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Almeida), Molly Sweeney and Thom Pain (Print Room), On The Rocks, Amongst Friends, Ignorance and Darker Shores (Hampstead Theatre), The Speed Twins, Slowly, Hurts Given and Received and Apple Pie (Riverside Studios), Baddies, Cuckoo, The Nutcracker, Britain's Best Recruiting Sergeant, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Breaking The Ice and Hannah (Unicorn), Measure For Measure (Cardiff Sherman), Emo (Bristol Old Vic and Young Vic), Once Upon A Time in Wigan and 65 Miles (Paines Plough / Hull Truck Theatre), Krapp's Last Tape and Spoonface Steinberg (Hull Truck), The Shallow End (Southwark Playhouse), I Am Falling (Sadler's Wells & The Gate, Notting Hill), Orpheus and Eurydice and Quartet (Old Vic Tunnels), The Cement Garden (The Vaults), Abigail's Party, Pereira's Bakery and OK Tata Bye Bye (Leicester Curve), The Beloved (The Bush), Chef (Soho Theatre), The Stronger, The Pariah, Boy With A Suitcase, Walking The Tightrope, Le Marriage and Meetings (The Arcola), Hedda and Breathing Irregular (The Gate, Notting Hill), Madness In Valencia (Trafalgar Studios), Margaret Thatcher Queen Of Soho (Leicester Square Theatre),The Madness Of George III, Kalagora and Macbeth (National Tours), The Separation (Project Arts, Dublin), Almost, Maine (Park Theatre), Othello (Rose Theatre, Bankside), Knives In Hens (Battersea Arts Centre), Personal Enemy (White Bear & New York), Cuddles, Milk Milk Lemonade and Full Circle (Oval House)
Michael Grandage Company
This London based production company was set up by the Tony Award-winning team of Michael Grandage and James Bierman in 2012 following their time together at the Donmar Warehouse. Between 2012–14 it produced an award winning season of Five Plays at the Noel Coward theatre in London including Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw in Peter and Alice, a new play by Tony Award-winner John Logan and Henry V with Jude Law. Its production of Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan with Daniel Radcliffe then transferred to Broadway earning 6 Tony Nominations. The company is currently represented in the West End with Anna Ziegler’s Photograph 51 with Nicole Kidman, and early next year will open a new production of Eugene O’Neill’s Hughie with Forest Whitaker — both directed by Grandage. It has just produced its first feature film Genius written by Academy Award nominee John Logan and starring Colin Firth, Jude Law, Nicole Kidman and Laura Linney.
Emily Dobbs Productions (EDP) is an independent theatre company creating fresh, fearless and dynamic work. EDP have a diverse artistic policy that includes new writing, original adaptations, revivals and re-imaginings of classic texts. We collaborate with the most exciting new talent, and established creatives working in the UK and internationally.