Séamus Newham - Actor


Seamus began his career at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin where he performed in the works of O'Casey, Synge, Yeats and Shakespeare. Toured with the Abbey Company as Sergeant Jones in THE SHAUGHRAUN (Aldwych Theatre, London) and as Parry in BORSTAL BOY (Odeon Theatre, Paris). He left Ireland in the mid-80's and his first engagement abroad was as Jamie Tyrone in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT at the English Theatre, Frankfurt. UK theatre credits include: Nicola in ARMS AND THE MAN (Royal Exchange, Manchester), Theseus in Phaedra (Lyric, Hammersmith), Rough in GASLIGHT and Colonel Pickering in PYGMALION (Michael Friend Prod.), Henry Albertson in THE FANTASTICS (Jermyn Street Theatre) and Aslaksen in Arthur Miller's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (Union Theatre, Southwark).TV/Film credits include: REMINGTON STEELE (MTM Productions USA), THE LONELY PASSION OF JUDITH HEARNE (Handmade Films),THE YEAR OF THE FRENCH and THE PRICE (Channel 4), THE BILL Thames), BROOKSIDE (Mersey), LONDON'S BURNING and THE MAGICIAN (LWT), THE STRETCH (Sky),THE SILVER TASSIE, HAPPINESS and MY LIFE IN FILM (BBC).


Angus Villiers-Stuart - Arthur Kipps


Angus trained at The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (BA Hons Acting) where credits include: John Proctor in THE CRUCIBLE, Paris and Gregory in ROMEO AND JULIET, Nikolai Zamislov in SUMMER FOLK and Father/Jacob in THE STREET OF CROCODILES in Birmingham and Budapest. Angus made his professional debut after graduating in 2016 as Caius Martius in CORIOLANUS, Bourbon and The Archbishop of Canterbury in HENRY V (The Cambridge Shakespeare Festival). In 2017 Angus returned to the festival to win critical acclaim as Don Pedro in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and Oberon and Duke Theseus in A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM. He has also performed in Theatre in Education across England with companies such as Chaplins and Alter Ego. Other theatre credits include his work with Lying Lips Theatre Company playing the part of SS officer Peter Fanck, as well as a Kapo and a young Jewish man in KANADA by Nathalie Bazan (Old Joint Stock Theatre). Angus’  voice over work featured in Radio Times mentions his contributions to Luke Oliver’s ODE TO A TIMELORD and he has also been busy recording professional projects at Pinewood Studios. Angus has just completed playing the lead as Jack Chesney in CHARLEY’S AUNT (The Attic Theatre) and is now delighted to be performing with The English Theatre of Hamburg as Arthur Kipps in WOMAN IN BLACK.

Barbara Goodman - The Woman


Barbara was born in the United States and received her ballet training in New York City. She danced with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, the New York City Opera and l`Opèra du Quebec. After coming to Europe in 1977 she was a member of the ballet company at the Bayreuth Festspiele and ballet soloist in the Theatre St. Gallen, Switzerland. She also worked with the Swiss Mime “Dimitri”. In 2017 she made her debut with the Zürich Opera as Cupido in ALCINA and has performed this role at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris.  Most recently she has performed with the Zürich Ballet in Switzerland and St. Petersburg, Russia. Her musical theatre engagements include roles in WEST SIDE STORY, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, ANYTHING GOES, FLASHDANCE and DIRTY DANCING at the Neue Flora in Hamburg. She is so happy to be making her debut at The English Theatre of Hamburg.

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