AMANDA COUTTS will appear in Panto in Stoke this Christmas as Scheherazade in ALADDIN! She recently appeared UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE in 9 to 5, playing the role of Judy. 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.
MARCUS AYTON will play DONKEY in SHREK on the UK Tour later this year. He played Sammy Davis Junior in THE RAT PACK and Ray Charles in THE BLUES BROTHERS at last years Edinburgh Festival. Previous credits include Man Friday in ROBINSON CRUSOE, UK Tour of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, where he appeared as 'The Baker', lead vocalist for THE MAGIC TENORS and 'Jim Conley' in PARADE.
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.
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.
PETER NASH will appear in the UK Tour of JERSEY BOYS, covering Tommy, Nick and Gyp! He recently toured in FUNNY GIRL where he covered Eddie and Nick. He 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.
JOANNA STRAND will appear in ROTHSCHILD AND SONS at The Park Theatre in early 2018. She recently appeared in the 30th anniversary year production of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, where she covered 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
KEVIN YATES will cover the leading role of Donkey in the new UK Tour of SHREK, later this year, his second tour with the show! He covered the roles of Benny and Collins in the recent production of RENT, to mark it's 21st year.
KARL JAMES-WILSON will appear in the UK Tour of JERSEY BOYS playing the role of Norm. He was recently the alternate Johnny Castle in the UK Tour of DIRTY DANCING and played the role of Wardy in HOLLYOAKS.
KELSIE-RAE MARSHALL is appearing in THE PRODUCERS for Selladoor, which will tour China! She recently appeared in Dirty Dancing on tour. Other credits include CHITTY CHITTY BANG BAND and CATS on board Royal Caribbean Cruises where she played Demeter and understudied Bombalurina, Rumpelteazer & Gumbie.
BENJAMIN CUPIT will appear as Wishee Washee in ALADDIN this Christmas in Peterborough. He recently appeared in YANK! at Charing Cross Theatre in a role he originated at The Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester.
OLIVER TOWSE just finished playing Ferdinand in the RSC's THE TEMPEST at The Barbican Theatre.
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.
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.
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.
ENRIC MARIMON plays Carbucketty on the CATS UK TOUR.
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.
MITCHELL HUNT is appearing at The White Bear theatre in TAILOR MADE MAN as Billy Haines. He is currently filming feature film SMALL CITY playing the role of Luka. Mitch appeared in HARLEY AND THE DAVIDSONS, MR SELFRIDGE, HOLLYOAKS (regular character), CALL THE MIDWIFE and EASTENDERS.
FRANCESCA WILLIAMS is in rehearsals for the new UK Tour of SHREK which opens in Edinburgh in December. She most recently appeared as Queen Rat in Dick Whittington and also performed in a workshop, STEPPING OUT, directed by Maria Friedman.
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.
JAMIE JUKES is playing 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
OLIVER BINGHAM will tour throughout 2018 in MATILDA. He recently appeared in the new UK Tour of RENT as swing. Previous credits include SOHO CINDERS at The Union Theatre and the MONEY SUPERMARKET commercial.
LOUISE WILLIAMS is currently appearing in THE GREAT GATSBY for The Guild of Misrule.
SARAH COVEY will appear at Thursford this Christmas. She was at the Edinburgh Festival this year in the new musical BREXIT! Previous credits include WORLD OF MUSICALS, 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.
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.
OWEN PULLAR recently appeared 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.
JORDAN GINGER recently appeared in the UK Tour of THE ALL MALE MIKADO directed by Sasha Regan.
RUTH BETTERIDGE will appear in Panto this year at Cheltenham in DICK WHITTINGTON. Previous credits include Petra in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Frinton Festival, Billie Smith in BABES IN ARMS and Helen in OUT OF THIS WORLD at Ye Olde Rose and Crown. Ruth has also appeared at Thursford and played CINDERELLA at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham.
GEORGINA PARKINSON recently toured the UK with Billy Elliot. She previously appeared in SHREK and SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS.
ETHAN BRADSHAW will appear in the new UK tour of SHREK as cover Pinocchio. He 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.
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.
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!
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.
SIOBHAN DIFFIN will appear in 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.
HOLLY BLUETT will appear on the international tour of JERSEY BOYS for Sell A Door, which will tour throughout China! 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ANNA HARESNAPE most recently played the role of Annette in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER on board Royal Caribbean, a cruise company she worked for previously as Sophie in MAMMA MIA!
VICTORIA BROWN will play Snow White in Cleethorpes this Christmas. She recently appeared in MY LITTLE MUSICAL-RAINBOW ROCKS, which toured Manila, Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing and Bangkok to name a few places!
WILL BRECKIN appears in 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.
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.
ALBERT LINSDELL is appearing in IMAGINE THIS at The Union Theatre. He appeared in Qdos Panto's CINDERELLA at Theatre Royal, Newcastle last Christmas.
MARK HOUSTON will head to Cornwall this Christmas to appear in SLEEPING BEAUTY. Previous credits include 9 TO 5 at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, MUSICAL OF THE YEAR at The Lost Theatre and JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at The Hall for Cornwall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
MIRA ORMALA is thrilled she'll be playing Christine in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Oslo in 2018. Before that she will appear at Thursford this Christmas. Previous credits include THE HOT MIKADO and PIRATES OF PENZANCE for Buxton Opera House and JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Norwich Theatre Royal.
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
BENJAMIN 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
VICTORIA BROWN - Snow White, Cleethorpes
BENJAMIN CUPIT - Aladdin, Peterborough