JACQUELINE TATE has joined the new company of LES MISERABLES playing the legendary character that is Madame Thenardier!!!
She recently appeared at The Southwark Playhouse in ALLEGRO. Previous credits include Christmas Eve in AVENUE Q, Head Nurse in SOUTH PACIFIC and Princess in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. Jacqui also regularly appears in her own cabarets, most recently at Crazy Coqs.
AMANDA COUTTS will appear UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE in 9 to 5, playing the role of Judy. She recently appeared as Yellow Girl on the tour of SHOUT! and on the tour AN EVENING OF DIRTY DANCING. She played Scaramouche in the first on board production of WE WILL ROCK YOU on Anthem of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruises, a role Amanda knew well after performing the same role on the UK Tour as well as Meat in the West End Production. Other credits include Pearl in STARLIGHT EXPRESS both UK Tour and Germany & Rusty in FOOTLOOSE on tour in the UK.
JOANNA STRAND is appearing in the 30th anniversary year production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, where she covers the role of Madame Giry. Jo regularly performs in cabarets most recently at Crazy Coqs in London and Fiensteins and Cafe Carlyle in New York
KARL JAMES-WILSON is the alternate Johnny Castle in the UK Tour of DIRTY DANCING. Karl played the role of Wardy in Hollyoaks for a few months and played The Beast in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
LEE GREENAWAY is playing Skimbleshanks on the UK Tour of Cats. He previously appeared in GREASE, JOSEPH, PIRATES OF PENZANCE and WE WILL ROCK YOU.
BENJAMIN CUPIT is appearing in YANK! at Charing Cross Theatre in a role he originated at The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.
KELSIE-RAE MARSHALL is currently appearing in Dirty Dancing on tour and later in the year she will head to China with THE PRODUCERS for Selladoor. Other credits include CHITTY CHITTY BANG BAND and CATS on board Royal Caribbean Cruises where she played Demeter and understudied Bombalurina, Rumpelteazer & Gumbie.
KEVIN YATES covered the leading roles of Benny and Collins in the new production of RENT, to mark it's 21st year. He previously appeared on the UK Tour of Shrek, a role he secured upon graduation in 2014 from Arts Ed. Kevin played various characters and covered the leading role of Donkey.
PETER NASH is currently touring the UK in FUNNY GIRL where he covers Eddie and Nick. He recently appeared on the UK Tour of CHICAGO! and played Christian Elias, the Nutcracker Prince in NUTCRACKER THE MUSICAL! at the Pleasance Theatre. In the summer of 2015, Peter appeared in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Regents Park Open Air Theatre which was his professional debut upon graduating this year from Arts Ed.
RACHEL SPURRELL is appearing in the West End production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA where she covers Madame Giry. She recently toured the UK with BILLY ELLIOT where she will understudied Mrs Wilkinson and Dead Mam. Other credits include TITANIC at The Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto in TITANIC, MADE IN DAGENHAM at The Adelphi Theatre, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY & CANDIDE at The Menier Chocolate Factory, THE WIZARD OF OZ, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and HIGH SOCIETY.
OLIVER TOWSE is currently playing Ferdinand in the RSC's THE TEMPEST at The Barbican Theatre.
SAORI ODA is currently touring the UK with MISS SAIGON. Previous credits include CAROUSEL & MADAME BUTTERFLY at the ENO, MISS SAIGON, THE LION KING, WICKED and THE WIZARD OF OZ.
PERRY O'DEA is appearing in the UK premiere of YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Previously he appeared in GREASE in Dubai, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, understudying The Toymaker and Goran, the UK Tour of OKLAHOMA! and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT. Other credits include The Neighbour in BLOOD BROTHERS as well as covering the lead role of Mickey and Eva's Brother in EVITA UK Tour.
MARCUS AYTON played Sammy Davis Junior in THE RAT PACK and Ray Charles in THE BLUES BROTHERS at this years Edinburgh Festival. Last Christmas he was Man Friday in ROBINSON CRUSOE. Previous credits include the UK Tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, where he appeared as 'The Baker'. Marcus had previously toured with the production as 'Calypso Singer'. Other credits include a vocalist for THE MAGIC TENORS and 'Jim Conley' in PARADE.
JORDAN GINGER is currently appearing in the UK Tour of THE ALL MALE MIKADO directed by Sasha Regan.
GEORGINA PARKINSON recently toured the UK with Billy Elliot. She previously appeared in SHREK and SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS.
MITCHELL HUNT is currently filming feature film SMALL CITY playing the role of Luka. He has previously appeared in HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS, MR SELFRIDGE, HOLLYOAKS (regular character), CALL THE MIDWIFE and EASTENDERS.
ENRIC MARIMON plays Carbucketty on the CATS UK TOUR.
KIRSTEN OBANK recently appeared at Jermyn Street Theatre in THE LAST ONES. She was also seen in an episode of EASTENDERS and appeared in LOVES LABOURS LOST for Oxford Shakespeare Company.
SARAH COVEY will appear at Edinburgh Festival this year in the new musical BREXIT! She recently toured Germany in WORLD OF MUSICALS. Previous credits include Leia in LOSERVILLE at The Union Theatre and Teen Queen in the West End production WE WILL ROCK YOU, where she also covered Killer Queen.
SALLY CHENG is currently in rehearsals with the RSC where she will appear in TWELFTH NIGHT and A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Sally recently appeared in FOOTPRINTS ON THE MOON at The Finborough. Other credits include THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN at both Salisbury Playhouse and the Octagon Theatre, Bolton.
OWEN PULLAR is appearing in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for Oxford Shakespeare Company. Previous credits include CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE for Lazarus Theatre Company, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST for Oxford Shakespeare Company and TEMPEST for the RSC.
OLIVER BINGHAM appeared in the new UK Tour of RENT as swing. Previous credits include SOHO CINDERS at The Union Theatre and the MONEY SUPERMARKET commercial.
FRANCESCA WILLIAMS most recently appeared at Queen Rat in Dick Whittington. She also performed in a workshop, STEPPING OUT, directed by Maria Friedman.
JAMIE JUKES will shortly play one of the Phantom's in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, which will tour throughout Europe. Previous credits include the UK Tours of The All MALE MIKADO and JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
GEOFFREY TOWERS is currently in OSLO which opens at The National and will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre. He recently appeared in AN INSPECTOR CALLS at The Playhouse Theatre. Other credits include STALKING THE BOGEYMAN at Southwark Playhouse, THE HOMECOMING at Trafalgar Studios, THE RULING CLASS at Trafalgar Studios, THE WEIR at The Wyndhams, PASSION PLAY at Duke of York's, TRAVELLING LIGHT and THE VEIL at The National Theatre and ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD at The Haymarket Theatre.
ETHAN BRADSHAW recently appeared in The UK Tour of GHOST where he covered the leading role of Carl. He also appeared in WAR OF THE WORLDS at The Dominion Theatre. Previous credits include Thursford, The Christmas Spectacular and two years in the West End production of LES MISERABLES, a role he secured upon graduation from Arts Ed in 2013.
LOUISE WILLIAMS is currently appearing in THE GREAT GATSBY for The Guild of Misrule.
SIOBHAN DIFFIN will shortly begin rehearsals for a production of THE PRODUCERS for Selladoor, which will tour China! She recently appeared in the UK Tour of THE GLENN MILLER STORY. Previous credits include Cinderella in Panto in Harlington and a commercial for TUC crackers, which saw her star along side Jessie J.
GEORGE MILLER recently appeared in MAMMA MIA! in the West End where he covered all three "Dads" Harry, Bill and Sam! He previously appeared in the West End production of LES MISERABLES as Swing and Dance Captain.
RICARDO AFONSO most recently appeared on the UK Tour of A Classic Rock Show. Previous credits include 'Taxi Driver', one of the leading roles in WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, lead singer in THRILLER LIVE in the West End and prior to this he created the role of 'Alberto Beddini' in TOP HAT. He also played the leading role of 'Galileo' in WE WILL ROCK YOU at The Dominion Theatre in the West End for three years.
Over Christmas Ricardo performed in several BOND AND BEYOND concerts for Raymond Gubbay.
MICHAEL WADE PETERS appeared in the UK Tour of The Bodyguard, which also went to the West End and Canada! He recently appeared in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas.
GORDON WARNECKE has just filmed an episode of HOLBY CITY. He recently filmed VENUS, a feature film, in Canada. He has also completed directing his third short film,Pezzzhead. Gordon was seen on screen as 'Ravi', a series lead in the comedy PUPPY LOVE for BBC4. Previously to this he worked on stage on a two-hander at The Polka Theatre entitled; GRANDAD, ME.. AND TEDDY TOO! Gordon starred opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in the cult classic MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE.
CRAIG ANDERSON is working with MIKRON THEATRE COMPANY touring the UK on two new plays. He appeared as The Jester in SLEEPING BEAUTY at Hazlitt Theatre.
WENDY LEE PURDY covered Madame Morrible on the International Tour of WICKED having previously toured the UK with the same show. Previously, Wendy played Mama Morten in Chicago and Yente in Fiddler On The Roof which were both UK Tours. She also toured the world with Mamma Mia! covering all three leading ladies, Donna, Tanya and Rosie!
ZOE GEORGE will appear in the new musical TIGER BAY at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff and then go straight on to play the Princess in ALADDIN for Qdos in Northamptom. She recently appeared on the International Tour of WICKED, covering the roles of Elphaba and Nessarose. Zoe also appeared as Princess Apricot in Jack and the Beanstalk at The Swansea Grand and previously toured with the UK Tour of WICKED.
HOLLY BLUETT will shortly begin rehearsals for the international tour of JERSEY BOYS for Selladoor. She appeared as a debutante in the movie, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Last Christmas Holly was in Llandudno playing Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, a role she also played the year before in Cardiff, both for Qdos. She has also filmed a commercial for Cadbury's.
ANNA HARESNAPE is currently playing the role of Annette in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER on board Royal Caribbean, a cruise company she worked for previously as Sophie in MAMMA MIA!
ALBERT LINSDELL appeared in Qdos Panto's CINDERELLA at Theatre Royal, Newcastle.
MARK HOUSTON will appear in 9 to 5, Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Previous credits include MUSICAL OF THE YEAR at The Lost Theatre and JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Hall for Cornwall.
WILL BRECKIN will shortly rejoin the cast of JOSEPH for Bill Kenwright Productions. He previously played Billy in the West End production of DIRTY DANCING.
NADIA EIDE is currently playing the role of Mabel in PIRATES OF PENZANCE for the National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company. Previous credits include, Yum Yum in THE MIKADO, Lady Psyche in PRINCESS IDA and she was recently a contestant in the BBC's PITCH BATTLE.
LOUIS LABOVITCH recently appeared in the UK tour of FRANKENSTEIN for Blackeyed Theatre.
AMY AMBROSE recently appered in REPETITIVE BEATS at The Vaults in Waterloo. Previous credits include SPITTING IMAGE at The Kings Head Theatre, A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM for Dream East and an IKEA campaign.
DARYL ARMSTRONG toured South Africa in THE 12 TENORS IN CONCERT. Previously he appeared in JEEVES AND WOOSTER, which toured Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore & New Zealand, THE FIX at The Union Theatre and new play LOTTY'S WAR. Other credits include 'Charles' in the new musical BETWEEN EMPIRES and 'Claquesous' in LES MISERABLES at The Queen's Theatre.
LISA BAIRD recently appeared in HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at The Duke of York's Theatre. She recently toured with the brand new stage production THE BOY IN THE STRIPED PYJAMAS, which was produced in association with Chichester Theatre. Lisa has also appeared in THE KINGS SPEECH, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST and QUARTERMAINE's TERMS - all in the West End.
MICHAEL STORRS recently appeared on the BBC in PITCH BATTLE with his group VOX-X Over. Previous credits include the UK Tour of 39 Steps, LES MISERABLES, THE 12 TENORS and BUGLE BOY.
VICTORIA BROWN recently appeared in MY LITTLE MUSICAL-RAINBOW ROCKS. Which toured Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Bangkok to name a few places!
TOMMY KNAPP is currently touring with the Brit Tones in the UK and abroad. He recently appeared at Thursford this year, in his second Christmas Spectacular! and on the UK Tour of HMS Pinafore.
CHRIS HOLLAND recently appeared in TITANIC, playing the role of 'Murdoch', which transferred from Southwark Playhouse to The Princess of Wales Theatre in Toronto, Canada. Chris had just completed a two year run as the alternate 'Jean Valjean' in LES MISERABLES at The Queen's Theatre in The West End, he played the role over 100 times.
JAMES LACEY most recently completed the UK tour of Shrek where he was Assistant Dance Captain and covered the role of Pinocchio. Previously, James appeared in 9 to 5, High School Musical 2 and The Sound of Music.
MARK TOWNSEND appeared in SIX FIVE ROCK AND ROLL EXPRESS earlier this year as well as GATSBY at The Union Theatre. Last Christmas he performed in MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET in Dubai. He is currently sailing the high seas performing with ROYAL CARIBBEAN.
REBECCA MCNIVEN recently appeared in MAMMA MIA! on board the Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas a production she has now returned to, covering the lead of Sophie. Previously she appeared in FAME as Iris and was a Tiller Girl in the JOHN BISHOP CHRISTMAS SHOW.
DARRYL PAUL most recently appeared as Britney in WE WILL ROCK YOU on board The Anthem of the Seas for Royal Caribbean Cruises. Previously credits include TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT where he covered the leading role of Stoner on the UK Tour, STARLIGHT EXPRESS UK Tour as Swing and The Commitments at The Palace Theatre.
HARRISON SPIERS is currently touring the Middle East with Live Nation in the production CARTOON NETWORK. From there he will appear in the title role in PETER PAN at Camberley Theatre, where he appeared last year in CINDERELLA. Previous credits include Monstersaurus, Cat In The Hat, Avenue Q, The Way Back Home, Aliens Love Underpants and the Italian Tour of Happy Days.
ADAM PHILPS recently appeared in FAME GAME which will tour throughout Vienna in early 2016. Previously he appeared in WAR HORSE and filmed for Doctors for the BBC.
IRENE ALANO played one of the Nun's in the ITV production, SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE. Previously to this Irene has appeared in productions such as Avenue Q and Miss Saigon.
STEVEN BUSH plays Richard Gecko in this season's SECRET THEATRE in Central London. The show goes to Hong Kong at the end of the year for a limited run.
MIRA ORMALA appeared in THE HOT MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE this summer for Buxton Opera House. Mira was at Norwich Theatre Royal last Christmas where she played the female lead in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK.
Kairaba Commercials recent campaigns:
ABBI JEAN REID- Thomson
AMY AMBROSE - EDF Energy and IKEA
MIMI DAVENPORT - Vodafone
OLIVER BINGHAM - Money Supermarket
GEOFFREY TOWERS - Sunlife Insurance
FELIX RIBAS - Beats Headphones
SIOBHAN DIFFIN - TUC Crackers
HOLLY BLUETT - Cadburys
JAN CRAMER - VW vans
KARL JAMES WILSON - McDonalds
DARRYL PAUL - Axe Black
LISA BAIRD - Dreams Beds
Our clients will appear in the 2017/2018 Pantomime season.
AMANDA COUTTS - Aladdin - Stoke on Trent
ZOE GEORGE - Aladdin - Northampton
CRAIG ANDERSON - Cinderella - Hazlitt Theatre
BEN CONNOR - Aladdin - Stockport
GEORGINA PARKINSON- Aladdin - Lichfield Garrick
HARRISON SPIERS - Peter Pan - Camberley
RUTH BETTERIDGE - Dick Whittington - Cheltenham
MIRA ORMALA - Thursford Spectacular
SARAH COVEY- Thursford Spectacular