Blue Touch Paper Productions in association with Park Theatre present the UK Premiere of
Never Not Once
WRITER I CAREY CRIM
DIRECTOR I KATHARINE FARMER
PRODUCER I PAUL O’LEARY
SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER I ROISIN MARTINDALE
LIGHTING DESIGNER I JAMIE PLATT
SOUND DESIGNER AND COMPOSER I JULIAN STARR
FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER I ALISON DE BURGH
CASTING DIRECTOR I EMILY JONES
PRESS I ANNA ARTHUR PR
MARKETING I MOBIUS
PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANTS I NYMAN LIBSON PAUL LTD
PRODUCTION INSURANCE I TYSERS INSURANCE BROKERS LTD
PRODUCTION SAFETY LTD I CHRIS LUSCOMBE
PRODUCTION MANAGERS I IAN TAYLOR & RUTH BURGON for eSTAGE
STAGE MANAGER I NELL THOMAS
ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER I GRACE TIMS
COSTUME SUPERVISOR AND ASSISTANT SET DESIGNER I ABIGAIL CAYWOOD
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR I HOPE WORLEY
PRODUCTION ASSISTANTS I RYAN WILSON, TRICIA WEY and STEPHANIE BOOTH
PUBLICITY PHOTOGRAPHER I GEMMA TURNBULL
REHEARSAL PHOTOGRAPHER I LIDIA CRISAFULLI
Special thanks to STEVE WARD, IZZY & MIKHAIL @ BW STUDIOS and EMILY LEONARD for the initial set design concept.
Full length plays: The Islanders, Paint Night (Kilroys List), Distance Learning (Published by TRW), Never Not Once (Critics Pick LA times, Winner Jane Chambers Award, Finalist O’Neill conference), Morning After Grace (Published by TRW), Conviction/ 23 ½ Hours (Ovation nominated Best New Play, Los Angeles), The Last Broadcast (Riverside Reads), Wake (Now a feature film), Some Couples May, Growing Pretty.
Short Plays: Glamping, Room 313, Green Dot Day
Film: Wake (Starring Jo Koy, James Denton and Myndy Crist)
TV (Current pilots in Development): Insomnium, # Blessed.
More at CareyCrim.com
Directing credits include The Mullah of Downing Street (The Theatre Chipping Norton, Warwick Arts Centre); Other People’s Money (Southwark Playhouse); Kiss Me (Wardrobe Theatre); and Pig Farm (St. James Theatre). Katharine has directed 7 productions at Rubicon Theatre Company that were LA Times Critic’s Pick, and her production of Gulf View Drive won Best Production at the Ovation Awards. Her productions of The Nibroc Trilogy are available on Digital Theatre, and she has recently founded a new writing initiative, The Playwright’s Laboratory.
Paul is Production & Theatre Adviser for Nederlander Theatres (Aldwych) Ltd, London. Current production: Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. Executive Producer for Sir Michael Codron, CBE. Productions include Mr Foote’s Other Leg, The Elephant Man (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Quartermaine’s Terms (Wyndham’s Theatre), and produced Other People’s Money for OPM Productions Ltd at Southwark Playhouse. Paul is a Trustee of the Theatre Workshop Trust, a Member of the Society of London Theatre, and ABTT Skillscene & Safety committees.
Roisin is a Set and Costume Designer based in South London. Originally from Sheffield, Roisin graduated with an MA in Performance Design from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and recent Theatre work includes Antigone (Egg Theatre Bath), New Beginnings (The Kiln Youth Programme) and Design Associate on Big Big Sky (Hampstead Theatre). Roisin has worked on new writing development with Half Moon Children’s Theatre, Weighed In Productions and is a founding member of Whitecard Collective for Theatre designers.
Jamie has been nominated for five Offie Awards, a Knight of Illumination Award and a BroadwayWorld Award. Recent lighting designs include: The Last Five Years (West End); The Beat of our Hearts (Exeter Northcott Theatre); Anna Karenina (Guildhall); Jellyfish (National Theatre); Moonlight and Magnolias (Nottingham Playhouse); Gently Down The Stream, Alkaline (Park Theatre). Associate lighting designs include: Frozen, SIX, Ink, The Night of the Iguana (West End).
Julian is an international sound designer and composer. A three-time Offie Nominated Sound Designer, Sydney Theatre Award Nomination, Blue Curtains Theatre Award for Best Score Elektra/Orestes at Brisbane Metro Arts. The Australian Stage Whispers Arts Magazine has featured Julian as Australia’s top four sound designers in 2021. Credits include: Cry Havoc (Park Theatre); Sleepwalking (Hampstead); ZOG (West End/UK Tour); Miss Peony (Australia Tour); Return to the Dirt (Queensland Theatre).
Alison De Burgh
Previously for Blue Touch Paper Productions: The Mullah of Downing Street. Recent work includes: The Man in The White Suit (West End); The Da Vinci Code; Dial M for Murder; The Girl on the Train (UK Tours); Gin Craze (Royal & Derngate); The Last King of Scotland (Sheffield Crucible); Rigoletto (Opera North). Alison was the first ever Female to become an Equity Registered Fight Director.
Credits include an all-female production of Gaslight, Broken Glass (Watford Palace); Much Ado About Nothing (Opera Dubai); Blue Orange (Birmingham Rep), Our Lady of Kibeho (Northampton & Stratford East), Henry V (Barn Theatre); Parents Evening, The Play About My Dad (Jermyn Street Theatre); Beirut, The Keeper of Infinite Space (Park Theatre); Our Blue Heaven (New Wolsey Theatre); Devil with the Blue Dress (Bunker Theatre). Doctors (BBC); Beauty (Moolmore Films); Land of Dreams (Lotus Productions); Practice (Deva Films); Finding Clive (Revolution Films).