Pinocchio Cast & Creatives
  • Dan Winder

    Director

    Dan@Iristheatre.com

  • Emma Darlow

    Mrs Cat

    Emma trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

    Theatre credits include: Playing For Time (Sheffield Crucible); Grimeborn: Napoleon Blown Apart (Arcola Theatre); Here Is Where We Meet (Accidental Collective/ Marlowe Theatre); The Collected Works Of Billy The Kid (Bouffes du Nord). Whilst training theatre credits included The Seagull, Antigone, Besame Mucho.

    Short film credits include Taking the Light, Planted Evidence.

    Emma has Grade 8 violin and is highly skilled on guitar and piano.

  • Nick Howard-Brown

    Green Cricket

    Nick has just appeared as Feste in Iris Theatre's Twelfth Night.

    He trained at East 15 Acting School.

    Performed as the White Knight at the recent unveiling and dedication of the new statue in the grounds of St. Paul’s Church.

    Also for Iris Theatre: Cassius in 'Julius Caesar' and Clarence/Buckingham in 'Richard III', as well as the Mad Hatter in both 'Alice in Wonderland' (including the re-staging at the Cockpit Theatre) and 'Alice Through the Looking Glass'.

    Other theatre credits include: Bassanio in 'The Merchant of Venice' (Shakespeare's Globe), Laertes in 'Hamlet' (Tivoli Theatre, Dublin), Sonny in 'Before the Fire Burns Out' (Cheltenham Everyman) and Perchik in 'Tinderbox' (Tooting Arts Club).

  • Simon Kent

    Lampwick

    Training: Academy of Live and Recorded Arts

    For Iris Theatre: Julius Caesar, Alice in Wonderland, Romeo and Juliet and Wind in the Willows

    Other Professional credits include: Cider with Rosie (The Cheltenham Everyman, National Tour) Bully Boy (That Theatre, Copenhagen) Great Expectations (The Cheltenham Everyman, Worcester Hive) The Many Lovers of Miss Jane Austen (BBC) Dr. Who and Dark Shadows Audiobooks (Big Finish Productions) Bow Down (The Opera Group, National Tour) Sense and Sensibility and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (National Tour) Sofia and the Sleeping Prince, The Emperor’s Nightingale and The Ugly Duckling (Red Dog Theatre)

  • Annabel King

    Mistress Cherry

    Annabel is a graduate of Cambridge University and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Most recently, she appeared as Lead Production Vocalist on board P&O’s Adonia, where she performed eight shows in rep as well as appearing as Amanda in Noel Coward’s Private Lives.

    Other credits include: Good Fairy in Sleeping Beauty (The Castle, Wellingborough), Summer Season with The Bridlington Spa Repertory Theatre Company,The Thursford Christmas Spectacular, NewsRevue, Sweeney Todd(Edinburgh Festival) and Romeo and Juliet with the Young Shakespeare Company.

  • Jonathan Mulquin

    Geppetto

    Theatre Credits: A Number (Alma Theatre); Macbeth: Blood Will Have Blood (China Plate); Much Ado About Nothing (Pendley Shakespeare Festival); A Midsummer Nights Dream, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, Comedy of Errors (GB Theatre Company).

    This is Jonathan’s first show with Iris.

  • Nick Pack

    Pinocchio

    Theatre Credits: Marco in 'Angelina Ballerina The Mousical' UK Tour,Ensemble in Peter Pan (Norwich Theatre Royal)Josh in 'Dust to Dust' (G Live) William Carlisle in ‘Punk Rock’ Mr Tumnus in the RSC's adaption of ‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’ (South Hill Park), Acaste in 'The Misanthrope' Jeremy Fisher in ‘Jemima Puddleduck’ (Brentwood Theatre), Rusky in ‘The Brothers Lionheart’ (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) Young Elvis in ‘Legends’ ( Wimbledon Theatre) and Tootles in 'Peter Pan the Musical'(Leicester Curve) .

    Nick began his performing career touring the UK at the tender age of 12 playing Cobweb and the Changeling boy in ‘A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream’ for The Original Theatre Co.

    Comercials: Vodafone, Laundraap, LGTV, Doritos, Cancer Research UKMusic Video: Katy B (Easy Please Me) Maverick Sabre (No one) Phoenix Keyz (Eye for an Eye

  • Laura Wickham

    Blue Fairy

    Laura trained at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She is an associate artist of Iris Theatre both as an actor, and as a producer. Credits with Iris Theatre include: “Alice Through the Looking Glass”, “Richard III”, "Alice in Wonderland", "Julius Caesar", “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, “The Wind in The Willows” & ”Romeo & Juliet”.

    Other Theatre credits include: "The Girl with the Imagination" (Greenwich Theatre), "Sleeping Beauty" (Hawthorne Theatre), "Wolf" (Tristan Bates), "STAGE RIGHTS" (Scary Little Girls), "Sleeping Beauty" (The Castle), "Sh*t-faced Shakespeare" (Edinburgh Fringe), "Gutter Press" (Greenwich Theatre & Riverside Studios), "Aladdin" (Greenwich Theatre), “No Milk, No Stamps" (Rondo Theatre), “The 24 Hour Plays” (Bath Theatre Royal), "April Revue" (The King's Head), "Eddie King's Unforgettable Tour of the Forgotten" (Tobacco Factory), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" & "Macbeth" (Hen & Chickens), "Company" (Embassy Theatre), "The Importance of Being Ernest" (Southwest Tour), "The Basement Monologues" (Bristol Old Vic).

  • Candida Caldicot

    Composer

    Candida is a composer and musical director who has worked across a range of theatre project from West End musicals to straight plays. She has been musical director and composer on eight of Iris Theatre's productions, Alcestis, The Mysteries, The Wind in the Willows, Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Nights Dream, As You Like It, Julius Caesar and Alice in Wonderland; and also acts as musical consultant on an ongoing basis to the Artistic Director.

  • Amber Scarlett

    Set Designer

    Set and Costume Designer/Maker for Dance, Site Specific Performance, Theatre, Fashion Photography and Events with interests in, structure and texture experimentation and creative direction.
    2015 Graduate from the BA Theatre Design course at Wimbledon College of Art

    http://www.amberscarlett.co.uk

  • Denise Andersson

    Costume Designer & Supervisor

    Denise is a recent graduate of the Edinburgh College of Art, where she studied Performance Costume. Originally from Sweden but raised in Switzerland, she is excited to be spending the summer in London designing and making the costumes for Pinocchio. Denise has previously designed costumes for EUSOG, Harvey Nichols, and the National Museum of Scotland.

  • Alicia Britt

    Puppet Designer

    Alicia came from a physical theatre background before joining her love of making and theatre on the renowned Technical Arts and Special Effects at Wimbledon College of Art. Puppet and costume props soon became a specialty fusing physical performance with prop making. She has performed and worked on shows at Edinburgh Fringe Festival for three years and has run workshops on puppetry, mask and physical theatre with young people such as at the International Youth Arts Festival.

  • Benjamin Polya

    Lighting Designer

    For Iris Theatre: Richard III, Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night's Dream; Circuit; Dido & Aeneas; Wind in the Willows; L'Enfant et les Sortileges / O'Saci; Romeo & Juliet; Alcestis; Our Ellen; The Nativity; Murder in the Cathedral. Recent work includes: The One That Hurt The Most / Doll / Goodbye My Love (Southwark Playhouse); After Juliet (Westwood Theatre); Freedom Showcase (Phoenix Arts Theatre); The Mushroom Pickers (Southwark Playhouse); Crocodile seeking Refuge (Lyric Hammersmith Studio); Finally the Girl (Red Lion); Cancer Time (Theatre 503); Theatre Café (Arcola Theatre); Northern Lights (Soho Theatre).

  • Stefanie Bradbury

    Movement Director

    Stephanie trained at Laban and is a movement teacher and choreographer who has worked for Laban, The Place, Greenwich Dance Agency and schools and collages throughout London. For Iris Theatre: Julius Caesar, Alice in Wonderland, As You Like It, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Recent work includes: Spring Awakening, Edinburgh Fringe and Tristan Bates Theatre, Blast! (First Draft Productions), Love/Organ (Old Vic Tunnels), Dido and Aeneas (Old Vic New Voices), Cleggmania! (LIT Space), Big Dance London (GDA) and 'Let it go' Saint Saviour (music video).

  • Tanja Pagnuco

    Summer Producer

    Tanja is very excited to be Iris Theatre’s producer for the two summer shows! After graduating from an MA in Playwriting/Dramaturgy from Goldsmiths College, she’s been pursuing her work as a dramaturg, director and producer. She is Associate Director and Producer for StoneCrabs Theatre Company, and recently produced a festival at RichMix, which has been nominated for the International Press Award and The Lukas2015 Arts Festival of the year. She directed and produced shows at venues such as The Pleasance, The Albany, Tara Arts, and the New Diorama Theatre.

    summer@iristheatre.com

  • Matthew Schmolle

    Marketing Manager

    Matthew is interested in exploring theatre's place in a cohesive society. He is Executive Director of The Working Party Theatre Company (TWP), a freelance creative producer (The Big House, OVNV, The Spectator's Guild, EEA) and a community engagement specialist (The Prince's Trust, Only Connect). He is currently working on "FAST MOVING CONSUMABLES" (TWP), a durational outdoor performance, for InTRANSIT Festival and 'The Wicker Husband' a new musical for younger audiences going through Research and Development at The Unicorn. He is thoroughly enjoying his time at Iris!

    marketing@iristheatre.com

  • Helen Pack

    Assistant Producer

    Helen is currently finishing her MA in Cultural and Creative Industries at King’s College London. As well as joining Iris, during Helen’s MA studies she has help internship positions with Fuel and Black Theatre Live, whilst also being a Youth Ambassador at the Southbank Centre and a Front of House and Event Assistant at The Place. Having gained much practical experience in theatre also during her undergraduate, Helen is excited to continue her experiences with Iris Theatre.

    office@iristheatre.com

  • Kelly Quintyne

    Assistant Producer

    Kelly is a freelance Assistant Producer who has worked in television production for ten years, on entertainment and arts programmes, for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky. Her work has included programmes about theatre with Nicholas Hytner, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Judy Craymer and Michael Grade. She is also a member of the Starling Arts musical theatre company, performing in one of their choirs. Kelly has joined Iris to work on Summer Season 2015.

    office@iristheatre.com