CAST

JENNY AGUTTER

Voice of Grandmother

We are so grateful to Jenny who very kindly recorded the voice of Grandmother for our production!

 

Jenny Agutter is an award-winning actor who most recently played the role of Sister Julienne in Call the Midwife. Her film credits include The Avengers, The Railway Children, Logan’s Run and Walkabout. Jenny was awarded a Bafta for her supporting role in 1997 film Equus.

 

 

AARON DOUGLAS

Michael

Aaron is an Acting postgraduate from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Recently performed on tour in Austria with Vienna’s English Theatre’s production A Family Affair. His London Theatre credits include: Passing (RADA Studios) Grotto (Blue Elephant) Blue Giraffe (Redgates Theatre) Girlboss (Southwark Playhouse) and Wonder Boy (Arcola Theatre). As a writer his work has been performed at Arcola Theatre, Theatre503, The Vaults.

JAMES JIP

Kensuke / Michiya

James has previously trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and after this production will begin his BA in Acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Before 'Kensuke's Kingdom' he appeared in Yellow Earth Theatre's production 'ở Deptford' in London. This will be James' third time to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His first production here was an adaptation of the children's stories 'Adventures of the Wishing-Chair' by Enid Blyton.

GABRIELLA MARGULIES

Stella

Gabriella trained at The Oxford School of Drama.  Theatre Includes: Run (The Pleasance Theatre, Edinburgh/Greenwich Theatre/The New Diorama Theatre); Speed Therapy (The Old Red Lion); Pelican Daughters (The Shakespeare in Shoreditch Festival);; Romeo and Juliet (international tour with The Handlebards); Paper Hearts (Underbelly, Edinburgh/The Gatehouse/International Tour); How to Invest in Poverty (Greenwich Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest(The Courtyard); and Measure for Measure (The Courtyard)

REBECCA STANIER

Mother/Tomodachi

Rebecca trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre arts.

Credits include: St George and The Dragon (R&D National Theatre Studios), Rachel (stand in) in Deadline Day (Theatre N16), Judy in Too Much Punch For Judy (LoveTheatre TIE Tour).

Credits while training include: Jane in Jane Eyre, Hick in First Lady Suite, Melinda in Lockhart.

Rebecca believes theatre is a very important tool in children’s learning, she is extremely excited to be part of this amazing project

 

SCOTT WALLACE

Father/Kikanbo

Scott trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and is a former student at the Dance School of Scotland.During his time at Mountview, Scott played many roles, from Will Parker in Oklahoma to Bernstein in Dogfight.

 

Scott has been involved in making some new work with fellow actors and directors, one of which ‘’There for the grace of god (go I)’’, had a run in Camden’s Peoples Theatre in London.