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Cahoots Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre presents the World Premiere

An Audience With Jimmy Savile

by Jonathan Maitland, containing research from the book 'In Plain Sight' by Dan Davies

Brendan O'Hea | Director
Lone Schacksen | Designer
David Howe  | Lighting Designer
Tristan Parkes | Composer and Sound Designer
Tatty Hennessy | Associate Director
Lisa Aitken | Costume Supervisor
Simon Dixon | Production Manager
Alec Reece | Stage Manager
Leanne James | ASM



Brendan O'Hea trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. 

‚ÄčTheatre credits include: Measure for Measure, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Thomas Tallis; The Last Days of Troy; The Knight of the Burning Pestle; The Duchess of Malfi; Henry V and Henry VI, Parts One, Two and Three (Shakespeare’s Globe); Waiting For Godot  (World tour), All’s Well That Ends Well, Saint Joan, A Little Night Music and Under Milk Wood (National Theatre); The Merry Wives of Windsor and All’s Well That Ends Well (RSC); Hamlet (Barbican); The Syndicate, King Lear, Six Lives of Lee Miller, 5/11 (Chichester); Hedda Gabler (Plymouth and tour); The Wedding Story (Soho Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Sheffield Crucible); Fiddler On The Roof (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Only A Matter Of Time (Watermill, Newbury); Becket (West End); The Recruiting Officer (Lichfield); The Corn Is Green (Greenwich and tour); Ghosts (Sherman, Cardiff); Trojan Women and Tis Pity She’s A Whore (Liverpool Everyman).

Television includes Law and Order – UK, Lead Balloon, Gil MayoNorth Square, Inspector Morse, Selected Exits, Cadfael, Casualty and Impact

Films include Quantum of Solace, Death At A Funeral, Gladiatress, My Last Five Girlfriends and Mrs Brown.

Directing credits: Sian Phillips: Crossing Borders; Sincerely NoelCroft and Pearce; Cymbeline.


Lone Schacksen's designs include Halcyon Days at the Riverside Studios, and All the Single Ladies, National Tour. Associate designs include Mary Poppins (UK Tour), Ghost the Musical (South Korea), Barnum (Chichester Festival Theatre/UK Tour/Cameron MacKintosh Ltd.),  Viva Forever (The Spice Girls Musical, West End), Dirty Dancing (London, Berlin and Holland), Butley (West End), Love Story (Chichester and West End), and Don Giovanni (Valencia Opera house, directed by Jonathan Miller).

Lone has been Assistant Designer on many productions, including Matilda (Australia), Marriage of Figaro (Metropolitan Opera New York), Fathers and Sons (Donmar Warehouse), Doctor's Dilemma (National Theatre), Heartbreak House ( Chichester Festival Theatre), Ghost the Musical (Holland), Little Mermaid (Holland), La Boheme (Welsh National Opera), Luise Miller (Donmar Warehouse), Crazy For You (Regents Park), Flare Path (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Knot of the Heart (Almeida Theatre), The Heretic (Royal Court Theatre), and Me and My Girl (Sheffield Crucible). She has worked for various designers, including Stephen Brimson Lewis, Peter McKintosh, Bob Crowley, Paul Brown, Rob Howell and Isabella Bywater.

Lone completed a degree in Stage Management and Technical Theatre at Guildhall School of Music & Drama, and subsequently trained at Motley Theatre Design Course.

Tatty Hennessy trained at LAMDA. Directing credits include Macbeth (Greenwich Theatre), Trusting Atoms (The Cadbury Room), Lights in the House Below and Ghost Train (The Etcetera), Buster Lightyear (Hackney Showrooms), But Not As We Know It (The Linbury Studio, LAMDA). She is an Associate Director with the Merely Players and the Reversed Shakespeare Company
Assisting credits include Hamlet and Julius Caesar (Shakespeare's Globe), Dick Whittington and His Cat (Lyric), The Duchess of Malfi, The Malcontent, Dido, Queen of Carthage (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse).