Season 1 Actors
Training: Bird College, Identity School of Acting
Pippa’s recent theatre work includes What Once Was Ours (National Tour and Off West End Award), First Time (Southwark Playhouse) and Evie in The American Pilot (Omnibus Theatre). Her screen work includes Joy in The Sower (2019) and Emily in Oblivious. Pippa is also a trained dancer and has appeared in music videos for Rebecca James and Tinie Tempah.
Will Jarvis is an actor and writer currently studying a Masters at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He has written and directed plays for Exeter University, the OSO Arts Centre in London and Pentonville Prison. Will has also performed at the Theatre503 in Clapham, the Bike Shed in Exeter, alongside touring shows to the Stratford Arts House, Poltimore Festival and Edinburgh Fringe. He recently played a leading role in a new film worked on by the Young Vic Theatre and is producing a New Writing Night at Royal Central.
Ross Kernahan is an actor and writer. His work in London theatre includes Hamp and Boys for the Stockwell Playhouse; The Gift for the Chelsea Theatre; Feel More and The Castle for The Space; The Importance of Being Earnest and The Ballad of Reading Gaol for the Lion and Unicorn; a nationwide tour of Othello and more. He has also worked on a range of film, TV and commercial projects including Will, an American/British TV series directed by Shekhar Kapur, and a charity shoot for the Alzheimer’s Society working alongside an award-winning team directed by Daniel Barber. He is Co-creative Director at Fight or Flight Productions. (www.fightorflightproductions.co.uk)
Hannah trained in acting at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Since graduating, she has performed in Little Women (UK Tour/ Gala Theatre Durham), Sense & Sensibility (UK/ China Tour), Rotterdam (BlueOrange), In Need (Southwark Playhouse), Press Go (Almeida Theatre), I Am Beast (UK Tour& Pleasance Theatre), Lobster (Catalyst Festival), Dreamless Sleep (Arts Theatre), Romance (Theatre503), and Glitter Punch (TheatreN16 & Lion and Unicorn Theatre). She has acted in a number of new writing nights, including Short(s)Waves (Old Red Lion), and Encompass Productions (Seven Dials Club). Hannah also has a degree in English Literature, from the University of Exeter.
Jessica recently graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama. This autumn she was in a series of feature films including Vikings vs Krampus, Viking vs Scarecrow and Ready Player Run. Jessica recorded a variety of radio plays with ‘The Write Hour’ and is appearing in a Marvel commercial next year. Her recent historical characters in site specific theatre include Margaret of France, Queen of England and Joan of Acre in ‘Medieval Palace’ and Ellen Hawker, an Edwardian maid in ‘Hampton Court Christmas.’ She also looks forward to playing Abigail Hill in ‘The Queens Favour.’
Mattias Penman, trained at Royal Central school of Speech & Drama. Credits include Sunset Dreams (TV), Uncle (TV), Deathship 666 (Theatre), Out of the Cage (Theatre) Currently writing and recording a podcast title TBD.
Dale is a professional actor experienced in theatre, TV, voice-over, motion-capture, corporate and roleplay. Recent voice-over work includes, Shepperton Studios on the video game ‘Fable Legends’, ADR for the BBC and two national museums (both for Chocolate Films). He is very happy to be acting in these short plays and hopes that they are enjoyed by many.
Paul has appeared in Golden Globe Nominater A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL for the BBC and AMAZON as well as OUR GIRL for the BBC. Stage work includes PRIVATES ON PARADE, COMEDY OF ERRORS and NO DINNER FOR SINNERS.
West End credits: The National Theatre transfer of the sell-out show ‘Beginning’ and ‘The Mousetrap’. Off-West End: ‘How to not Sink’ as part of ‘Women Centre Stage’ (Hampstead Theatre), ‘Party Trap’ (Shoreditch Town Hall) and ‘Spike’ (Kings Head Theatre). Film credits: ‘Life Needs Courage’ (Winner of the Black, Silver and Gold Dolphin awards at Cannes TV & Media awards), ‘Mad to be Normal’ (starring David Tennant, Elisabeth Moss), ‘The Gatehouse’, ‘A Midwinter Night’s Dream’ (both directed by BAFTA-winner Martin Gooch). As Actor/Producer: Award-winning short ‘I Promise’, as Actor/Writer/Producer ‘Box Red’ (shortlisted for Best Short Birmingham Film Festival. As Director: ‘So, how did you and Dad Meet?’ (currently screening in festivals in LA).