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Bessie Coates - Evie

A recent graduate of Drama Studio London, Bessie's star is already in the ascendancy following a series of highly acclaimed theatre performances. 

Her stage credits include the role of Mrs Cantalupe in Diana of Dobsons; Millamant in The Way of the Worlds, and Olga in Three Sisters. And she has recently appeared in Ben Elton's Upstart Crow on BBC2.

In addition, she is a talented singer performing: A Cappella, Blues, Cabaret, Choral, Classicial, Contemporary and Jazz.
Michael Jibson - Mr Hooper

Michael won an Olivier Award in 2018 for his role as King George III in Lin Manuel Miranda's Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning Hamilton playing at the Victoria Palace in the West End. He was also nominated for an Oliver in 2016 for his role in Our House.

His many stage productions include the role of Jimmy in Roots at the Donmar and Puck in Midsummer Nights Dream at the Globe,
The Last Kingdom on BBC saw him in the role of Osric, and his feature films include Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Les Miserable, and The Lighthouse which he co-wrote.
Sian Reeves - Evie's Mum

Sian is a British actress most famous for playing the critically acclaimed role of Sydney Henshall in the BBC drama Cutting It, and the villain Sally Spode in Emmerdale.

She was an original cast member of Les Miserables in 1985, and has enjoyed numerous roles throughout her highly successful career in film, tv and theatre.

If you see a resemblance between Evie and Evie's Mum it's because they are mother and daughter in real life too!
Makir Ahmed - Luke

Makir has appeared in three of the UK's prime TV series. HIs roles included: Aryan in Unforgotten; Raz Manson in Casualty; and Oliver Lasalle in Doctors

He also starred in Will Mortimer's new Comedy A Further Education at the Hampstead Theatre, and appeared on stage in Party Time, The Tale of the Wolf and the Shepherd; and Prosopopeia at the Arthur Cotterell Theatre.

In addition, he starred in short film - Colours.

James Backway - Jacob

James Backway made his West End debut at the age of 14 years as one of the Von Trapps in the Sound of Music before clinching the coveted lead role of Albert Narracott in the National Theatre's War Horse production at the New London Theatre in 2015/16. 

He also appeared in the National Theatre's New Views programme and Is There Wifi in Heaven? 

His TV appearances include Kyle in Humans on Channel 4.
Duramaney Kamara  - Flynn

Duramaney recently made his feature film debut as Darkers in a film to be released shortly called Yardie directed by Idris Elba.

He has also appeared in Leo Butler's Boy at the Almeida Theatre in the West End.

Joshua Lewis - Tyler

Josh has appeared in TV shows such as Foyle’s War, as the war traumatised James Nicholson. He has also featured in several short films including Easy Bait.

Josh’s stage appearances include his role as Melchior Gabor in JP Academy’s production of Spring Awakening at The Elgiva.

Supporting Artists ...

Eliza Williams

Experienced in TV, theatre and film, Eliza is not only an experienced actor but a highly accomplished Mezzo Soprano who has perfomed and recorded around the world.


Toby Ward-Smith

Toby is currently studying Theatre at Brunel University. He began his training with the Lantern Arts Centre and Group 64 in Putney and has performed in Bugsy Malone and Oliver as Bill Sykes.

Isabella Wallington

Isabella nurtured her drama skills at Queen's College in the roles of Viola in Twelfth Night and the Artful Dodger in Oliver. She hopes to build on her experience at Uni next year.

Additional Cast ...

Connie Baker

Anna Coutts

Anna Goodmaker

Jeffery Kellum

Anna Magere

Chandni Patel

Jake Peters

Maariya Razzaq

Miles Shacklady

Aidan Reith

Will Reith

Hope Worley