David Mansell

David is an award-winning director, writer and producer with a career straddling theatre, film and television. Originally from Lichfield in Staffordshire, he began his career working with iconic film director Derek Jarman as a researcher on the movies Wittgenstein and Blue.

After leaving the Metropolitan Film School at Ealing Studios, David worked as a production assistant on the British Comedy feature French Film, starring Hugh Bonneville.

David worked his way up through the ranks: in script development on Series 4 of Doctor Who; script editing on popular TV continuing drama shows such as Casualty, Doctors and Coronation Street … before moving into script producing on the Irish drama series Red Rock for Element Pictures and TV3.

As a director, David has worked on Casualty, Doctors, and Red Rock. And, as a producer on the TV shows Casualty, EastEnders, Doctors, and Holby City.

From 2015 – 2018, David was a producer on the gritty, police drama series Red Rockduring which time the show won three IFTAs for Best Television Drama Series.

David has been working in script consultancy, helping writers to develop feature scripts, most notably the 2019 film No Fathers In Kashmir for Oscar nominated director Ashvin Kumar.

In 2021, David was recognised by the Writers Guild of Great Britain with the Olwen Wymark Award for his contribution to writing.

David has been making short films more recently, including the hard-hitting Warning Signs, featuring actors Shobu Kapoor, Guy Siner, Kim Hartman and Richard Gibson.

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Annabel Leventon

Actress, Singer, Director, Writer.

Oxford graduate, trained at LAMDA and Café La Mama, New York.

Nominated Actress of the Year for her lead role in the original London cast of Hair!
Theatre includes:

(Oxford Playhouse) Vera Alexandrovna in A Month In The Country, Desdemona in Othello, Shen Te/Shui Ta in The Good Woman of Sechzuan, Viola in Twelfth Night; seasons at The Traverse, Bristol Old Vic, Salisbury; Victoria Wood’s Good Fun (Sheffield).

West End Theatre includes:

Sheila in Hair! (London and Paris), Celia in The Philanthropist, Belle in Rocket To The Moon, Daisy in Spokesong, Milady in The Dresser (for Sir Peter Hall), Gertrude Lawrence in Coward’s Noel and Gertie, Liliane in Shadows of the Evening, Lily in Red Peppers, Dear World (for Gillian Lynne), Something Unspoken, Muriel Belcher et al in Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell with Peter O’Toole, I Am Shakespeare (Old Vic, 2022). Honk! The Ugly Duckling and Pillars of the Community (National); Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night, Prioress in Comedy of Errors (RSC)

Television includes:

  • The White Rabbit
  • Crown Court
  • Hugh and I Spy
  • Strike It Rich (series),
  • Janna in Penmarric (series)
  • Minder
  • Bergerac
  • Dixon of Dock Green
  • The New Avengers
  • Second City Firsts
  • Anglia Play of the Month
  • On Giants’ Shoulders
  • London Bridge (series)
  • Vera, Chivalry (2022).

Films include:

Mussolini with George C Scott and Robert Downey Jr, Defence of the Realm, Le Mur de l’Atlantique (Marcel Camus) M Butterfly (David Cronenburg), Shock Treatment, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Oscar-winning short Work Experience (Ian Hendrie), Wimbledon, The Nest, This Camera Is Broken, Peter O’Toole Documentary (Jim Sheridan) – awaiting release 2023.

Directing includes:

Morecambe (Edinburgh and Hampstead), Elvis (West End) Good Fun (Kings Head, 2022)


Annabel is a regular performer at Brasserie Zedel’s Crazy Coqs and Pizza Express’s
The Pheasantry.

Creator and co-founder of three-girl rock group Rock Bottom, on which the Bafta winning TV
series Rock Follies and Mamma Mia are based. Her memoir The Real Rock Follies was short-
listed for the Myslexia Memoir Prize, and Book of the Week (The Bookseller) and awaiting
the stage version in 2023.

Annabel is also a Trustee for the Shakespeare Authorship Trust and performs Shakespeare
annually for them and the De Vere Society with Mark Rylance and Derek Jacobi, and
developing a Masterclass Series on Shakespeare’s Women for the DVS.
Representation: Thomas Bowington Management; Damn Good Voices (Audio)

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Caroline Blakiston

Caroline trained at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

She has acted with many of the major Repertory Companies in the country. Played leading roles with The Royal Shakespeare Company, The National Theatre and in several West End productions. Playing leads in Shakespeare, Shaw, Wilde and Chekhov leads.

Her One – Woman Show Black Bread And Cucumber was performed at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre.

Caroline was part of the Ian McKellen touring repertory company The Actors Company.

She has been directed in the theatre by most of the major directors Sir Peter Hall, Sir Trevor Nunn, Adrien Noble, Steven Pimlott, Max Stafford – Clark, David Thacker and Toby Robertson.
Famously played Mon Monthma in Star Wars VI : Return of the Jedi.

Other feature films include:

The Fourth Protocol

The Trygon Factor


The Magic Christian

Les Miserables

Woody Allen’s Scoop.

Numerous television credits that include three separate Midsomer Murders – the most recent in 2016. She also played Aunt Agatha in the Poldark series from 2015 – 2018. As Time Goes By opposite Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. Father Brown, Poirot, Chancer, The Line of Beauty
Department S
opposite Peter Wyngarde, Brass, Out of the Unknown, Holby City, Casualty, Doctors, Till We Meet Again, Crown Court, The Sweeney, The Avengers, Wives and Daughters, The Saint, The Grand, The original 1967 series of The Forsyth Saga. Emergency Ward 10, The Champions, Private Schulz opposite Ian Richardson, Emergency Ward 10, City Beneath the Sea
The television version of Eduardo Filippo’s play Saturday, Sunday, Monday acting opposite Sir Laurence Olivier.

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Rosie Baker

Rosie is a recent Acting graduate from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Since graduating, Rosie has appeared in several audio productions for the Big Finish range of Torchwood and Doctor Who stories including leading roles alongside Murray Melvin and Arthur Darvill.

She has also appeared in the BBC production Bullet Proof and The Five(ish) Doctors Reboot
for the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who.

While at Central, Rosie played Monica in Noel Coward’s Present Laughter, Elizabeth in When
the Rain Stops Falling
, the Fool in King Lear, Beatrice in A View From the Bridge and Masha
in Three Sisters.

She also was chosen to represent Central at the Carleton Hobbs Bursary Award Competition.

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Tom Foreman

Tom is a writer for stage and screen. His obsession with storytelling began
when he was taken to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as a small child, and has
developed ever since.

Having graduated with a degree in Psychological and
Behavioural Sciences from the University of Cambridge, Tom focused his
writing on exploring intimate relationships and the human condition.
Previous writing credits include: The Last Sesh (Edinburgh Fringe, 2019), Big
(The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, 2021), and Swell (The Lion & Unicorn
Theatre, 2022).

Tom is currently taking a new and improved draft of Swell to
Underbelly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022, whilst also developing a
separate mini-series.

Before turning his full attention to writing, Tom was also a performer. Previous
credits include: Tosca (Royal Opera House, 2011), Billy Budd (Brooklyn
Academy of Music, 2014), Ariadne Auf Naxos (Glyndebourne, 2017), Mary
(The Round Church, Cambridge, 2019), The Waves (ADC Theatre,
2020), as well as performing in Cambridge Footlights Smokers from 2018-

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Clifford De Spenser

Graduated from Oxford University with a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature. Received the Advanced Diploma in Voice Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
Clifford is one of the UK’s foremost voice and dialect coaches.

Beginning with Peter Brook’s theatrical masterpiece The Mahabharata in 1987, Clifford has worked on and off sets on many major domestic and international film, television and theatre productions.

He is a specialist in effective spoken and written communication. Comprehensively skilled in voice, language and pronunciation training, with forty years experience within educational, professional and business environments.

He is much in demand for his combination of skills and extensive experience, which give him a unique insight into the spoken and written language, a broad cultural perspective and a flexible and practical approach to working with actors, directors, screenwriters, singers and producers.
Also much sought after at international film festivals and drama schools, sharing his experience and expertise with both established and up-and-coming film professionals and actors in the form of Masterclasses and practical workshops.

A personal voice coach to many of our finest actors. Both for auditions and the various film and theatre projects they are working on. He has his own production company Clemency Films.

Film credits include:

  • Emperor
  • Hercules
  • 47 Ronin
  • The Book of Vision
  • The Devil’s Double
  • Arn: The Knight Templar
  • Kingdom of Heaven
  • Highlander: The Sorcerer
  • Hannibal Rising
  • Four Feathers
  • The Constant Gardner
  • The House That Mary Bought,
  • X-Men: First Class
  • Clash of the Titans
  • Saving Private Ryan

Television credits include:

  • Outlander
  • SAS : Rogue Heroes
  • Tyrant, Humans
  • The Spanish Princess
  • Spies of Warsaw,
  • Marple: 4.50 from Paddington
  • Poirot, A Tale of Two Cities
  • The Borgias
  • Queen of the South

Directors he has worked with include: Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott, Lee Tamahori, Peter Brook, Matthew Vaughn, Martha Coolidge, Shekhar Kapur, Neil Jordan, Peter Webber and Werner Herzog.

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Amy Wallace

Amy trained at the Italia Conti Academy 2018 – 2021.

Some of the productions she acted in and the parts she played include. Maggie in Williams’ Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.

Desdemona in Shakespeare’s Othello – The Moor In Venice.

Paige Britain (lead) in Richard Bean’s Great Britain.

Simon Stephen’s Herons and Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal

Beth in Sam Shepard’s A Lie Of The Mind.

The short film To the Bone directed by Bradley Leech and Karen Henthorn.

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Dave Prowse M.B.E.

01.07.1935 – 28.11.2020

David Charles Prowse was British Heavyweight Champion bodybuilder and, for many years, fitness consultant to Harrods. He had three of his own gymnasiums in London, and had been the personal trainer to many celebrities and Royals – most famously, Christopher Reeve, who he helped prepare for his role in Superman.

Dave was the Green Cross Code Man between 1971 – 1990, and known around the world as the man who played one of cinemas most iconic characters – Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy: Star Wars: A New Hope (directed by George Lucas),  Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back (directed by Irvin Kershner), and Star Wars VI: Return Of The Jedi (directed by Richard Marquand). 

His numerous other film and television work include the James Bond spoof, Casino Royale playing Frankenstein’s creature (directed by John Huston, Robert Parrish and Ken Hughes); Crossplot (directed by Alvin Rakoff), Carry On Henry (directed by Gerald Thomas), Doctor Who: The Time Monster, The Tomorrow People, Arthur Of The Britons, Callan, Hammerhead, Departments S, The Saint, The Champions, Space 1999, Deadly Sweet (directed by Tino Brass), The People That Time Forgot (directed by Kevin Connor) Gulliver’s Travels (directed by Peter Hunt), Jabberwocky (directed Terry Gilliam), The Kindness Of Strangers (director Deborah Hadfield), Shakespeare’s As You Like It with Helen Mirren for the BBC, and A Clockwork Orange (directed Stanley Kubrick). 

Some of his many television comedy appearances are: Hark At Baker, The Two Ronnies, The Benny Hill Show, The Morecambe and Wise Show, The Kenneth Williams Show. For Hammer Films he appeared in the Vampire Circum (directed by Robert Young), The Horror of Frankenstein (directed by Jimmy Sangster), and Monster From Hell (directed by Terence Fisher), 

His final piece of work was playing Professor Henry Wales in the mini series, Mission Backup Earth, in the epsiode, ‘Eva’.

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