Park Theatre and Hope Mill Theatre present

ANIMAL

By Jon Bradfield from a story by Jon Bradfield and Josh Hepple

DAVID I CHRISTOPHER JOHN-SLATER
JILL I AMY LOUGHTON
DEREK / NUNO I MATT AYLEIGH
MANI / MICHAEL I HARRY SINGH
LIAM I JOSHUA LIBURD
ROB / RAY / ALAN / DAD I WILLIAM OXBORROW
 
 

Christopher John-Slater

Christopher John-Slater started his career in 2009, when he joined the cast of CBBC show, The Dumping Ground. He then went on to do a film with Ken Loach, called Sorry, We Missed You. Recently he performed at his first theatre gig in All of Us at the National Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Loughton

Theatre credit includes: Crackers (Polka Theatre) Romeo & Juliet (Southwark Playhouse), Henry V & The Tempest (Shakespeare Rose Theatre), Cathy (Cardboard Citizens), Dear Uncle and Neighbourhood Watch (Stephen Joseph Theatre), A View From the Bridge (Theatre by the Lake), Peter Pan (New Vic Theatre), Women Power & Politics (Tricycle Theatre) Nation (National Theatre) and Apart from George (Finborough Theatre).

TV and film credits include: The Final Countdown (Channel 4) Porridge, EastEnders, Holby, Doctors and Emma for the BBC, Talking to the Dead (Sky TV) and feature films Little Kingdom, Crowhurst and Once Upon a Time in London

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matt Ayleigh

Matt’s theatre credits include: Timons of Athens (National Theatre), The Boy on the Swing (Tobacco Factory); Love for Love (Bristol Old Vic); The Railway Children (King’s Cross); The Importance of being Earnest (Theatre Clwyd - Wales Theatre Award nomination); Precious little talent (Orange Tree).

Television credits include the Lionsgate series The Rook, directed by Kari Skogland and ITV’s Unforgotten, directed by Andy Wilson. Film credits include Kenneth Branagh’s Artemis Fowl for Disney and Branagh’s Sony picture All is true. Matt is also Founder and Director of Bigger Pictures Productions, whose award-nominated films include Beanie, Known Unknown and Screening. Most recently, he directed BFI Network's Baked Beans, which premiered at Cambridge and Bolton Film Festival.

Matt is the inaugural winner of the Society of London Theatre's Laurence Olivier Bursary.

 

 

 

Harry Singh

Training: Guildford School of Acting

Theatre includes: Jalal in But I'm a cheerleader the musical (Turbine Theatre), West End Does: Magic of Animation 2 (Cadogan Hall), One Young World Opening Ceremony (Royal Albert Hall), Soloist in Songs from the Shows (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre) and whilst in training: Fleet in Titantic, Fakir in The Secret Garden and Fabian in Twelfth Night 

Commercials: Just Dance (Ubisoft)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Liburd

Joshua is so excited and grateful to be involved in the telling of this much needed important story.

Joshua most recently finished the US National tour of The Great Gatsby as Jay Gatsby. Other credits, Malcom in Macbeth (US National Tour), Dr Faustus in Dr Faustus (Arcola Theatre/Tangle theatre), CC White Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre, West end), Motown The Musical (Shaftesbury Theatre), The Book of Mormon (Prince of Wales Theatre), The Scottsboro Boys (The Young Vic).

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Oxborrow

Trained at LAMDA. Theatre includes The Madness of George III (National Theatre), Orpheus in Jean Anouilh’s Eurydice (Chichester); the title role in The Picture of Dorian Gray (Gate Theatre, Dublin), and with the RSC: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Silent Woman and A Clockwork Orange. In the West End: The Clandestine Marriage (Queens), Boyband (Gielgud), Glorious (Duchess) and Guys and Dolls (Savoy and Phoenix). Regional work includes The Deep Blue Sea and Good for The Royal Exchange Manchester, Neil Bartlett’s adaptation of Great Expectations at Bristol Old Vic, The Importance of Being Earnest (Derby Playhouse), A Voyage Round My Father (Salisbury Playhouse), Diary of A Nobody at The Royal and Derngate Northampton, two open-air Shakespeares for the Ludlow Festival and five for the Northcott Theatre, Exeter.  For Shakespeare’s Globe, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and As You Like It

TV includes Holby City, Spooks, Rosemary and Thyme, The Bill, and The Mrs Bradley Mysteries.  

Film: The Juror, Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd, The Muppets Most Wanted, The Anarchists’ AGM, and the forthcoming Borderland for Sky Cinema.