Julia Righton - Kristin


Julia appeared in TWO LADIES directed by Nicholas Hytner (The Bridge Theatre), AS YOU LIKE IT and ROMEO AND JULIET (Shakespeare in The Squares), Will Tuckett's ELIZABETH (as Elisabeth I) (Linbury Studio. Royal Opera House), GASPING and LADY WINDERSMERE'S FAN (Theatre Royal Haymarket), THE SECRET LIFE OF SWIFT AND GULLIVER (Riverside Studios), THE DUTCHESS OF MALFI, WOMAN IN MIND and HAMLETMACHINE (Edinburgh Lyceum), THE THREEPENNY OPERA, JULIUS CEASAR, THE BRIGHT AND BOLD DESIGN (New Vic Theatre), THE SECRET GARDEN (Tobacco Factory Bristol), A TASTE OF HONEY, THE WIZARD OF OZ and SKINNED (Nuffield Theatre), Southampton). Also for the Nuttfield she played in Maggie Nevill's new plays ALCHEMY IN THE UK and THE GRIZZLED SKIPPER, directed by Patrick Sandford. She played Mrs Hardcastle in SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER and Winifred Godd in THE BANDWAGON (New Farnham Rep), THE TRAGICAL HISTORY TOUR and COME ON, JEEVES! (Chester Gateway), SHAKESPEARE FOR EVERYONE (RSC), MOMENTS OF MADNESS (Volcano Theatre Company). Film and TV credits include The Nurse in Jan Henrik Verstraten's film THESSALUS AND MEDEA (Flying Dutchman Films), winning an Award of Merit by the Southern Shorts Awards Jury in the USA. She was Lorette in the feature film A SOLUTION IMAGINAIRE for Channel 4, THE INK THIEF for Tyne Tees TV. Audio books include THE TARTARUS GATE and THE ISLAND OF LOST SOULS (Dr. Who), SNOW BLIND (A Sarah Jane Smith Adventure), DEATH TRAP! (Judge Dredd), SEVEN DAYS TO THE GRAVE (Pathfinder Legends - 3.2). 

Luke Jenkins - Peter/Simon


In 2012 Luke graduated from Rose Bruford Drama School with a First in their BA (Hons) Acting course. He's enjoyed a variety of roles including Mcbeth in MACBETH, Urgentino in SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, Jamie in  OUR COUNTRY'S  BAD, Claudio in MEASURE FOR MAESURE, Detektive Sergeant Trotter in the 60th Anniversary tour of the West End's THE MOUSETRAP, Sir Henry Baskerville in HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, a variety of roles in Bill Kenwright's A JUDGEMENT IN STONE, William in SCREAM QUEER MURDER and, most recently, Luke has just returned from a No. 1 UK tour of ATG's ABIGAIL'S PARTY.

Annelise Bianchini - Trudi


Born in California, raised in Colorado, Annelise made the move from New York City to London last year. Her credits include: EDGE OF YOU (Citizens theatre, Scotland), THE MACALLAN'S MANOR (The Down Town Asse, NYC), NO SIGNAL (Lincoln Center, NYC), MADISON AVENUE (Ruby's Jazz Bar, UK), THE DISSAPEARANCE OF THE LILIC TIGER (Radio Play, Drama Studio, UK). SNITCHES (Ramadan Studio LTD), THE CASE OF JOSEPHINE H. (Polish Film Institute), THE BURN PILE (Sisters' Shots), NEW YEAR (Winter Road Entertainment) and DATA DIGNITY (NYTimes Op-Ed). Annelise is absolutely delighted to be part of this production of APOLOGIA. Annelise is an MA grad from The Royal Conservatory of Scotland.

Michelle Fahrenheim - Claire


Michelle trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts after graduating from the University of Birmingham (BA Hons Drama & English). Theatre credits include Chorus in HENRY V (Petersfield Shakespeare Festival), Emily in SIGNS (The Vaults), Karina in THE SLEEPER (The Space, Theatre 503, Edinburgh Fringe), Woman (lead) in NUDE (The Hope Theatre), Camp in GET GLADYS (The Arts Theatre), Poppy in TODAY I BOUGHT A YELLOW CAR (London Theatre Workshop). Film credits include: Helen in ENTRANCE NO EXIT (Best Actress Winner, Aston Productions), Suki in SWIPED (Off Key Productions) Yalaia in RUEFUL WARRIOR ( Best Actress Winner, Belloq Productions), Chelle in HEALTH KICK (Dipak Patel), Samantha in CHICKEN (Feringgi Bay Film Ltd), Claire in CUPIDS (Beware of the Dog Fils). She appeared as Georgia in BBC Three's BREAKING UP WITH A REMOANER. Michelle is also a seasoned improviser and a founding member of London-based teams, GERALDYNE  and HOOF, with monthly residencies at leading London comedy venues. As a writer, she has written two short plays for The Rosemary Branch Theatre and Vault Festival; a full length sketch show, AUDREY'S FATAL MISTAKE for Edinburgh 2017; a multi-award winning short film, HEALTH KICK, in which she appeares, three radio plays and is currently writing her debut one-woman show for Edinburgh 2021. she is currently appearing as Tash in @TheUndercoverRecruiter, THE WORLD'S FIRST INSTAGRAM SITCOM.

Michael Garland - Hugh

Michael trained at Webber Douglas and has appeared over the years in parts as diverse as DRACULA and Tim Bobbin in the riotous melodrama MARIA MARTIN to Ugly Sisters and a whole raft of Pantomime dames. He has toured both in JOSEPH AND HIS TECHNICOLOURED DREAMCOAT and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR as well as playing a non-singing Jesus in THE MYSTERIES. For a brief period he also worked with the Russian State circus playing yet another vampire. For the Arundel Festival he played Jack in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST and later the Inspector in AN INSPECTOR CALLS. His Shakespearean Credits have included Lucio in MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Oberon in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and Sir Andrew Aguecheek in TWELFTH NIGHT. For the Wayward Players he notched up what he felt was a record by playing twelve contrasting parts in a production of Thomas Meddleton's A TRICK TO CATCH THE OLD ONE. This is his third visit to Hamburg having played a psychopath in BAD BLOOD and three parts of wildly differing sexuality in SYLVIA.

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