Leda Douglas graduated from The Oxford School of Drama in 2018, following years of dance training and professional choreography. Her recent credits include The Merchant of Venice, Shudder at the Soho theatre and the one woman show Nuclear Future which toured the UK. Her film credits include the short film Housekeeping and two TV commercials.
Training: the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Theatre includes: Carrie’s War (Apollo Theatre, West End, national tour and Lilian Baylis); Little Women (Duchess Theatre, West End); Strands (Arcola); Round & Round the Garden, Enchanted April, A Belly Full (The Mill at Sonning); Robert Paston’s Whirlpool of Misadventures (Collision Theatre); Everlasting Rose (Tristan Bates); Misconceptions (Derby and Salisbury Playhouse); Crash (Pleasance, Edinburgh); Incarcerator (BAC);
Television and Film includes: Emmerdale; Casualty; Not Going Out; Doctors; Down to Earth; Holby City; Murder in Mind; Confession (Comedybox/Warner Bros); Swinging with the Finkels; Target Audience; The Living and the Dying;
Jonathan Holloway is a writer and director working in theatre and broadcasting. He has won three Edinburgh Fringe First Awards, the Shakespeare Prize at the World Festival of Theatre in Chile and a First prize at the Prix Italia. He has worked in America, S America, Egypt and Hong Kong and presented shows at 24 Edinburgh Festivals. His recent innovative radio play, Hello Caller, is nominated for a BBC Audio Award in 2020. Jonathan founded and was for 27 years Artistic Director of Red Shift Theatre Company – a national and international touring outfit funded by Arts Council England. He has written over 100 hours of radio drama for the BBC and independent production companies. Several of his plays are published and performed regularly worldwide. Jonathan’s work is characterised by a commitment to significant content presented in new and exciting ways. Jonathan has admired Creation’s work for many years and is very pleased to have scripted and directed productions for the company including 1984, Brave New World and Don Quixote. He is delighted to be working on The Time Machine and very pleased to be alongside Director Natasha Rickman. “Jonathan Holloway, concentrated art extract” – The Sunday Times Magazine.
Theatre credits include: Hamlet, Treasure Island, The Wind in the Willows, As You Like It, Snow White and Other Tales from Brothers Grimm, A Christmas Carol, Brave New World (Creation Theatre, Oxford); Catastrophic Sex Music (Faster Pussycat Theatre Company, Denmark); Top Girls, Dancing at Lughnasa, Absent Friends, Stockholm, The Rivals, Under Milkwood, King David Man of Blood, Julius Caesar, Road, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, TheTriumph of Love, Oh What a Lovely War, Present Laughter, Death of a Salesman, The Recruiting Officer (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Eve Ryman (European tour) Absurd Person Singular (Oldham Coliseum); Oliver (New Vic, Stoke); Half a Sixpence (West Yorkshire Playhouse); It’s a Lovely Day Tomorrow, The Boy with a bomb in his Crisps, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk (Belgrade Theatre); Twelfth Night (Rose Theatre Bankside); and Children in Uniform (Battersea Arts Centre). Film & Voice Over: London Road (National Theatre Films); Of Mice and Men (Short night films); JimJam & Sunny (BBC) Future Bright (ITV)
Rhodri Lewis graduated from Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2008, he has appeared in Out of the fish bowl (National theatre of Wales) Comedy of Errors (RWCMD/RSC) Hobson’s choice, small family business, Killer Joe, west side story, in the pipeline (pains Plow) what we are made of (tinderbox ) A Midsummer Night’s dream (creation) Famla (tinder box) operation elsewhere (big telly) Gibraltar strait (Brass neck) Aladdin (GBL) Ubu the King (Tinderbox) Be Our Guest (Kabosh) Engine (Tinderbox)
Film and TV: Cowboys ac Injuns (S4C), Torchwood (BBC), Gavin and Stacey (BBC) The Somnambulists (no bad films co.) Line of duty, Blood Moon (HBO)
Funlola trained at RADA. Her work in theatre includes: Sleeping Beauty, Greenwich Theatre; Paw Patrol Live UK Tour; The Real Housewives of Brixton UK Tour; Love Beyond at SSE Arena and Brighton Centre; Candidates for Change and Whore, Barefaced Theatre; Handa’s Surprise, Unicorn Theatre and UK tour; Doubt, English Theatre of Hamburg; Darfur – Dilad Al-Sudan, Kiln Theatre and staged readings for Women at RADA, Talawa and Tiata Fahodzi. Television and audio credits: Eastenders, Strange Brigade, Rebellion, Out of the Question, Quirky Motion, Jabota Bridge and Holding Ester, Transworld Radio/RiverCross.
Graeme is a co-founder of Stan’s Cafe and The Resurrectionists. With a history of devising work for unconventional spaces, he has worked with companies including Bodies In Flight, Imitating the Dog, Kali Theatre, KILN ensemble, Modified Toy Orchestra, The Other Way Works, Red Shift, Talking Birds, Theatre Absolute and Untied Artists.
Previous work with Creation includes Winston in1984, and Sam in Don Quixote.
Most recent theatre work includes The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety (Birmingham REP /Calixto Bieito /Festival d’Automne); Seeds of Hope, a research project for No Stone Theatre exploring food security; and Fred Jeffs: The Sweetshop Murder, an ongoing investigation into the unsolved murder in 1957 of Graeme’s great uncle (co-prod. Birmingham Rep / Black Country Touring).
PK is delighted to be back working with Creation after last summer’s The Tempest, where he enjoyed playing around in the river and clambering over his bridge as Caliban.
He has toured most of the UK and Mainland Europe over the last 3 decades in roles ranging from Dracula to Jesus. including Sweeney Todd, Rooster Byron, Arturo UI, Mme . Ranyevskaia, Mozart in Amadeus, Emcee, Oberon/Theseus (3 times), Dorian Gray, Macheath and Falstaff…to name a few.
Recent theatre credits: La Goulue in Can-Can (Union), working as part of a site specific, immersive production, based on Shakespeare’s HAMLET (Milan), The Wizard of Oz/ The Wicked Witch of The West in THE WIZARD OF OZ, Merlin in ‘LE MORTE D’ARTHUR’ and Tiresias/Older Odysseus/Circe in The Odyssey (The Scoop), Petal/Derek/Lucian Freud in TABOO (Brixton Clubhouse).