Our actors

Annalie Wilson trained at the Webber Douglas Academy in London and has acted in film, theatre and TV; she also works regularly as a voiceover artist. She has recently performed a one-woman play called Someone Like You at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. Other theatre credits include Kate in The Taming Of The Shrew (Marlowe Theatre Canterbury) and Garance in Les Enfants Du Paradis with Simple8 (Arcola.).

Antony Marwood is a late developer and didn’t consider performing professionally until he was very nearly thirty. His early years were especially difficult, as he was born in the Midlands. He trained at Bretton Hall and graduated with a theatre acting degree in 2001. He has recently been directing and acting in some new writing for Icabod Theatre company/Orange Jam Theatre and Harrogate College.

David Zezulka trained at the LAMDA. He recently played the role of Arthur in Red Ladder Theatre Company’s production of Where’s Vietnam and the role of ‘Fred’ in the UK premiere of Pedalo.

Frederick Aarons trained at Bretton Hall and at The Isle College, Cambridgeshire. His recent work includes an international tour of Ajax with the Altitude North Theatre Company and Pinter’s The Birthday Party with the 9 Lives Theatre.

Jamie Mottershaw is an actor and musician. He trained with East 15 and the Yew Tree performing arts academy, and is now based in Yorkshire.

Jane Hollington graduated in Drama from University College, North Wales.  She taught Drama in schools and colleges and also worked as an actor/teacher in Theatre in Education. She is currently employed as a role play actor around  North Yorkshire.  She has done voice over for, and appeared in, training DVDs.

Lisa Druett trained at Bretton Hall College and has worked extensively as a voice over artist and T.I.E. workshop co-ordinator. Credits include Visitation Rites, Last Game Of The Season (BBC Radio), 4 Knights In Knaresborough, Much Ado About Nothing, A Yorkshire Tragedy, Anton’s Shorts and The Demeter (Icabod). She has written several plays for children, and produced tours of  Funny Men and Free Birds, also for Icabod.

Madeleine Thorne is a director, workshop facilitator and actor with a particular interest in new writing and devised work. Recent performing credits include Nurse Knows Best, Ringside and Gone in 60 Seconds.

Matthew Lewney started out performing as a ballerina at age 3, and then moved into acting. After a little while, he went on to study acting at Bretton Hall, where he fell in love with Yorkshire and his wife. Since graduating, he has played characters in several TV shows as well as recording two radio plays for the BBC. Matt now lives in Wakefield, where he has set up Orange Jam Theatre with fellow Bretton Hall graduate Antony Marwood.

Pam Hilton is an actress with the Spud Theatre company in Leeds. She’s acted in numerous stage and television productions, including, most recently, Trainspotting, Ecstasy, Funeral Games and Hitch.

Penny Lamport trained as a mature student with InterACT, the Northern Region’s Theatre Training Ensemble. Theatre credits include The Importance of Being Earnest (Redgrave Theatre), Pygmalion (Attic Theatre Stratford-Upon-Avon), Much Ado About Nothing (AlterEgo Theatre), Lysistrata and Blood Wedding (People’s Theatre), Mansfield Park and Ride (Eastern Angles), The Taming of the Shrew, All’s Well That Ends Well, Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Mac Theatre) and Shirley Valentine (Old Court Theatre).  Film credits include Maria (Hanover Pictures) and Celia (listenupnorth.com).

Rachel Watson trained as an actor at the University of Central Lancashire, but has a love for all things creative. She has recently finished a tour around the north-west with Front Row Theatre Company. Other recent credits include a new writing piece Up In Smoke and storytelling installation How The Light Gets In for Leeds Light Night 2014. She has also worked on the Storybox Project, using the arts to work with people with Dementia.

Rose Condo earned her MA in Theatre and Development Studies from the University of Leeds in 2007, and spent four years as a lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Winnipeg in Canada.  Rose has worked as an actor, director, writer and theatre educator for a number of years, and is a keen believer in the power of creative engagement.

Selina Johal is an actress and aspiring writer. She has performed a number of times with the Bingley Little Theatre, and worked with the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

Stephen Bellamy trained at Bretton Hall and has acted professionally nationwide. Previous credits include ‘Don John’ in Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Ralph’ in Bouncers and ‘Joseph’ in the critically-acclaimed Hitch. His first play, The Importance Of Being Jeff, was staged at Seven Arts Centre, Chapel Allerton, in 2012.

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