2014: Cast & Creative team
TO FREEDOM’S CAUSE (THE LAWLESS LASSIE)
By Kate Willoughby
The Emily Davison Statue in Parliament Campaign in association with Kate Willoughby Productions presents:
A special Parliamentary performance and debate
around the life of Emily Wilding Davison and the impact of her legacy on feminism today
Thursday 13th February 2014
To Freedom’s Cause – Cast & Creative team
ELEANOR DENNISON Spotlight Link
Eleanor’s Stage credits include: Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dorinne in Tartuffe, Narrator in Grimm Tales, The Devil in Once Upon A Time…In The North, Mrs Campbell in Whisky Galore, Jean in Get Up and Tie Your Fingers and Cook in Beauty & The Beast.
FIONA GEDDES Spotlight Link
Fiona’s Stage credits include: As You Like It (Iris Theatre), Henna Night (Camden People’s Theatre), Tranquil (Ascent Collective), The Audition (The Greenwich Playhouse). Fiona is currently working on a solo show Normal/Madness which will be part of the 2014 Edinburgh Festival
DARREN GODBOLD Spotlight Link
Darren’s Stage credits include performing in the devised piece Chav! its a musical innit! (Edinburgh Fringe), Comedy scetch show The tale of Rackity Bist and most recently played the part of Michael in Murray Gold’s play Electricity.
KYRA WILLIAMS Spotlight Link
Kyra’s Stage credits include: Pirate/ensemble in Swallows and Amazons (Bristol Old Vic); Dora/Dorph in Airswimming (Glassy Essence Theatre); Lady Allworth in A New Way to Pay Old Debts (The Rose Theatre); Diana in All’s Well That Ends Well, (Theatre Set-Up, International tour); Molly in The Mousetrap (West End) and seasons at reps including Basingstoke Haymarket, Salisbury Playhouse and the Torch Theatre.
KATE WILLOUGHBY Spotlight Link
Kate’s Stage credits include: Marlene in Top Girls; Milena Jesensk in At Night in Praha; Masha in The Three Sisters; Dora Jordan in Mr Wilkinson of York; Young Ellen Terry in Ellen; Rose Rikki Beadle-Blair’s Street Art; Kate Reagan in On War: 26 Directors Respond to War.
BRIAN ASTBURY (DIRECTOR)
Brian Astbury founded South Africa’s first non-racial theatre/art centre – The Space – in Cape Town in 1972 as a venue for the work of his wife, Yvonne Bryceland – South Africa’s greatest actress – and playwright Athol Fugard.
After moving to London in the 80’s he started teaching acting at LAMDA, became Head of Courses at Mountview, and then went on to set up and head the new Contemporary Theatre Practice course at E15 Acting School. After retiring he wrote a book on actor training – Trusting the Actor, and does regular workshops on the techniques he has evolved.
RHONA FINCH (MUSICAL DIRECTOR) Spotlight Link
In addition her long acting career, Rhona works extensively in music and musical direction. Most recently this includes working as a singer for the Melton Faery Ball, AMD for Droitwich Halloween Celebrations as well as singer and advisor at the North Shields Victorian Christmas Market.
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Emily Davison’s legacy is for life, not just for 2013.