Veritas Theatre Company and Kepow in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of
ABIGAIL HOOD | WRITER
KEVIN TOMLINSON | DIRECTOR
RICKY MCFADDEN | STAGE MANAGER/LIGHTING & SOUND OPERATOR
Abigail Hood | Writer
Abigail’s previous credits include Dangling (Southwark Playhouse), Spiral (Park Theatre) and Atlantis (Old Fire Station, Oxford). She is very excited to be bringing her brand new play Monster to Park Theatre
Kevin Tomlinson | Director
Kevin is the artistic director of KEPOW Theatre Company and past winner of the Rose Bruford Trust Directors Award.
He has directed 45 plays professionally, including several plays for the British Council in Singapore and numerous other productions in Hong Kong and Dubai. For six years he was a regular contributor to the work of the Royal National Theatre in London; teaching acting workshops in the Studio and working as the comedy consultant on the Education Department's touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Kevin has worked with the legendary Keith Johnstone (author of Impro) on numerous occasions - in Canada and the UK - directing several world premieres of Keith's plays; most notably the highly successful sell out production of Open Season in Calgary in 2007.
Over the last 20 years Kevin has directed and taught in: New Zealand, America, South Korea, Norway, Germany, Holland, UAE, France, Bali, Hawaii and Hong Kong; not to mention at many top UK drama schools.
During Lockdown, he directed Measure for Measure and Tartuffe at DSL with their graduating students and a full mask production of Animal Farm at the Oxford Pegasus Theatre. For two years, Kevin was the writer-in-residence at the Royal and Derngate Theatre in Northampton. His play Who? was performed upstairs at the Royal Court Theatre in London, having won the Sunday Times Playwright Award. Due to his past writing experience, Kevin also works as a dramaturge.
Ricky McFadden | Stage Manager/Lighting and Sound Operator
Ricky trained at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts on the Stage Management and Technical Theatre course.
His most recent Stage Management credits include: Company Stage Manager for Tony! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera] (Park Theatre), Stage Manager/Relighter for An Evening of Eric n Ern (England and Wales Tour) and Stage Manager for Pippin (Charing Cross Theatre).
Other Stage Management credits include: Company Stage Manager for La Cage Aux Folles [The Play], Sydney and the Old Girl, Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] and Rosenbaum’s Rescue (Park Theatre), Deputy Stage Manager for Red Riding Hood [The Rock n Roll Panto] (Mack Theatre, Mountview) and Company Stage Manager for Episodes 1-6 of The Theatre Channel (web series).