Theatre Credits: Life Growing Up (Friends House), Fort Huachuca (The National Theatre Studio), AGES (Old Vic New Voices), Cryano Of Brixton (Brockley Jack Theatre), Cherell and Afu (The Lyric), The Magical English Teacher, (The British Museum) & Jennifers Dragon (6 month Tour with Action in English Theatre),Two Boys (English National Opera House), Carribbean Stories (Hackney Empire Studios)
Television Credits: Brit Awards’17 -1975 “The Sound” (with London Community Gospel Choir ), Brit Awards’18 - Justin Timberlake “Say Something" (featuring LCGC ), Brit Awards’19 - P!NK “Just give me the reason" (featuring LCGC), Call The Midwife, (BBC)
Recording Credits: Bridge Over Troubled Waters Charity Single (Artist for Grenfell with LCGC), He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother Charity Single (with Homeless WorldWide featuring LCGC)
Paul is an actor-musician who graduated from The Oxford School of Drama in 2015. Since then he has worked extensively with The Handlebards on an international tour of Much Ado About Nothing and Richard III and Off The Middle on Lead Suspect and Knock Knock. Other theatre includes Haemophobia, The Pleasance, Late to the Party, The Bunker and Moving Up with Siberian Lights. Whilst training he represented his school at the Sam Wanamaker festival. Paul is also a founding member of award-winning theatre company Wildcard and has recently worked on Electrolyte and The Cat's Mother.
Theatre: Faulty Towers (ITI: Adelaide Fringe Festival and Sydney Opera House) Spring Reign (Lowry Studio and National Tour) Taming of the Shrew (TNT Theatre Company) Comedy of Errors (Worcester Rep and International Shakespeare Festival, Romania) Suitable for Shop Work (Swan Thetare) A Midsummer Night's Dream (Worcester Rep) Rosie's Magic Horse (Southwark Playhouse and National Tour) C'Tait La Nuit (Greenhouse Thetare Project/Edinburgh Fringe) Don Bosco (Rise Theatre/National Tour) Three Sisters (Greenhouse Theatre Project, Missouri USA) Alice in Wonderland (Heartbreak Productions, Open Air National Tour) Don Juan; After The War (Greenhouse Theatre Project Missouri USA) The Interview: Story of the Holocaust (Bradford Playhouse) Word on the Street and Christmas Presence (Gate Theatre and Natioanl Tour) Poisoned Pool (Royal Albert Hall) Salaam Bethlehem/Monsier De Coubertain's Olympic Feat/A Different Drum (Riding Light Theatre, National Tour)
Rhîan is thrilled to be joining the Freckle team.
Luke Rees - Oliviere
Luke graduated from Guildford School of Acting in 2016 having trained on the three year acting course. Since graduating he has spent two Summers playing Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet in the heart of Verona. Other roles include Malvolio in Twelfth Night and Ralph Mayhew in Blue Stockings. He has also worked with Guildford Shakespeare Company and This is my Theatre. This is Luke's first time working with Freckle Productions.
Londoner by the sea. Written and consulted for The National Theatre, Complicite, Shared Experience and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Founded The Petersfield Shakespeare Festival. Directed in London, Edinburgh and Vancouver, as well as producing national tours. Published in Punch, The Sunday Times, NME & Sounds. Literary advisor for The New Shakespeare Company. Guest workshops at Manchester, Bristol & Trinity Dublin Universities. Ex-semi-professional footballer. Admirer of Winton, Cohen and Roth. Mary’s dress waves.
Composer and Co-Director
As Musical Director, Bobby has worked on The Witches, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Calamity Jane, Watermill and Tour and The History Boys, West Yorkshire Playhouse. He has written music for theatre for ten years. Selected acting credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sheffield) Annie (Piccadilly, West End and Toronto) Spamalot (Playhouse, West End) All's Well that Ends Well (National Theatre) Henry V (Regents Park Open Air) Enjoy (West Yorkshire Playhouse) Calamity Jane (Watermill) Pantomimes in Northampton and Llandudno and seasons with The Lamb Players as composer, actor and director.
Alan Lane is Artistic Director of Slung Low directing most of their work over the last decade including projects with the Barbican, the RSC, The Almeida, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Liverpool Everyman, Sheffield Theatres, Singapore Arts Festival and the Lowry. Slung Low make work on trains, castles, swimming pools, fishing boats and town centres.
In 2017 Slung Low headlined Hull UK City of Culture 2017 with Flood by James Phillips: a 4 Part epic performed online, live and on the BBC. Over half a million people saw a part of Flood.
Alan has directed in places as wide ranging as the National Theatre of Croatia, Buckingham Palace and in a village in Purulia, Southern India.
He was the Artistic Director for the National Commemoration of the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 2016.
He most recently directed Handlooms, a play by Rani Moorthy written to be performed in a sari shop.
For young audiences he created 59 Minutes to Save Christmas for the Barbican Centre and Emergency Story Penguin for DepArts.
Ric designs lighting for Theatre and Opera, and his work has been seen all over the world: at the Singapore International Arts Festival; in Seattle, Dubai, Bahrain and Doha; Hong Kong, Seoul, Guangzhou and Beijing, and most significantly in London and New York City.
Recent lighting designs include The Play that Goes Wrong on Broadway (Lyceum Theatre), on a US National Tour (2018/2019), and in the West End (Duchess Theatre - Winner of the Olivier for Best New Comedy, 2015), also Australia & South Korea; Uncle Vanya (Theatr Clwyd & Sheffield Theatres); Darbar Festival (Akram Khan Company & Sadlers Wells Theatre); Emancipation of Expressionism (Boy Blue Entertainment, Barbican Theatre, & BBC TV); Little Mermaid (the egg at Theatre Royal Bath); Mr Popper’s Penguins (Seattle, Minneapolis, New York City & West End); a site-specific The Great Gatsby (Guild of Misrule & Theatr Clwyd); Tabby McTat (National Tour, Freckle Productions), the World Premiere of Karagula by Philip Ridley (Site Specific, Soho Theatre); What the Ladybird Heard (West End & two International Tours) and Bunny by Jack Thorne (Edinburgh, London & New York – Winner of a Fringe First Award; nabokov). He frequently lights site specific theatre for the company Slung Low, including The White Whale – an outdoor adaptation of Moby Dick (Leeds); Pandemic(Singapore), Anthology (Liverpool Everyman) and Beyond the Frontline (The Lowry, Salford).
Re-lights and work as Associate LD include The Magic Flute (London Coliseum, ENO). Ric worked for many years at English National Opera, and before that for Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Brian is a multi-instrumentalist Musical Director, composer and producer.
Brian plays Tenor Sax with The Heavy, performing on The Tonight Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has toured the US, Japan, Europe, Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong, and festivals including Edinburgh Fringe, Glastonbury, Ottawa Jazz and Fuji Rock.
Theatre credits: MD/Performer Cinderella A Fairytale (2016 Tobacco Factory/Travelling Light) Performer/Musician – Sleeping Beauty (2015, BOV) Actor/Musician Swallows and Amazons (2014, BOV); MD/Composer/Performer World Cup 1966 (2014, BOV); MD/Composer/Performer Little Table Of Delights (2014, Theatre Damfino); MD Pirate Gran (2014, Scamp); MD/Performer/Devisor Stickman (2008 – 2011, Scamp); Musician/Performer Cinderella (2012 Travelling Light/Tobacco Factory).
Recorded Credits: 'Halaska' – BBC/Holland America 2017; The Heavy - 'Great Vengeance & Furious Fire' 2007; 'The House That Dirt Built 2009; 'The Glorious Dead' 2011 (Counter Records/Ninja Tune)
Brian studied music at Northumbria University before moving to the South West.