Cast Biogs 2018

The Cast

Dympna Adams founded Time of Our Lives Music Theatre touring 8 shows a week until 2008 with productions that include GILT AND GASLIGHT MUSIC HALL and the Retro’ Revues.  Other acting credits include HEDDA GABLER Courtyard Theatre, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST (Royal George Theatre), BLESS THE BRIDE, TESS OF THE D’URBERVILLES, DARK SIDE OF THE MOON Kings Head Theatre, THE IRISH WAKE OF PADDY McGRATH, Shamrock Rose Theatre and Verulam Radio. She co-produced and performed in WHEN MOVIES WERE MOVIES at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre.  Queen Margaret, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW White Desert Theatre Co. Film and TV includes STAGE BEAUTY and THE OTHER MAN both directed by Richard Eyre, INCENDIARY and a commercial for IKEA

Patrick Driver Theatre credits include: HYEM (Theatre 503 & Northern Stage), Tale of Two Cities (Regent’s Park), EDUCATING RITA (Gala Theatre, Durham), MEASURE FOR MEASURE, AS YOU LIKE IT, THE HERESY OF LOVE, JULIUS CAESAR, DR. SCROGGY’S WAR, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre), FAITH HEALER (Lyceum, Edinburgh), THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME (West End). MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM, LONDON ASSURANCE, VOLPONE (Royal Exchange Manchester). He is Joint-Artistic Director of Dialogue Productions. Television includes: INFORMER, CALL THE MIDWIFE, GUERILLA, SILENT WITNESS, EASTENDERS, FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER,

Clare Kissane is an actor, director and voice over artist. She is a regular character in the award winning App ZOMBIES RUN! playing the Zombie Killer – Runner 8. She received Best Actress Award for her portrayal of Mrs Mumford in NEW BOY in Dublin, and was nominated Best Actress for her role as Eleanor in THE BIRD SANCTUARY also in Dublin. Her TV work includes EASTENDERS (BBC) and THE TUNNEL (Sky Atlantic). She recently appeared in the comedy Web Series, THE ART OF AWKWARD CONVERSATION (The Park) which was nominated for Best Web Series at the Raindance Film Festival. Clare appeared in the West End production of THE NEW STATESMAN alongside Rik Mayall and has worked with the comedienne Helen Lederer on a number of projects.

Lily Rogers trained at ArtsEd, graduating in September. In her final production there she played the role of Maddie in the world premiere of Philip Ridley’s THE BEAST OF BLUE YONDER. Lily has a passion for new writing and recently appeared in performances celebrating new female writers at both The Bunker Theatre and The Cockpit.

Rhiannon Sommers Theatre credits include:  FEAR AND MISERY OF THE THIRD REICH and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Brockley Jack), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Juliet in ROMEO AND JULIET, Beatrice in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and Dido in DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE (The Rose Playhouse),THE REST CURE (Optik Theatre), CROCODILE (VAULT Festival), AS YOU LIKE IT (Creation Theatre, Oxford), CHARLEY’S AUNT, ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN and Gwendolen in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Frinton Summer Theatre), THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH, BLOODY POETRY and ANYONE CAN WHISTLE (Jermyn Street Theatre), BUTLEY (West End), Mephistopheles in DOCTOR FAUSTUS (Place Theatre, Bedford) and Viola in TWELFTH NIGHT (Studio Tour).

Jack Spencer hails from Liverpool and is a recent graduate from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama MA Acting (Classical) course. He has just completed a four-week run of Macbeth at Rose Playhouse, Bankside, and has worked with various new writing projects for Royal Central, Actor Awareness at Spotlight and The Bunker Theatre Southwark.