The Vertical Hour

by David Hare

Peter Davison | Oliver
Thusitha Jayasundera | Nadia
Cameron Cuffe | Dennis Dutton
Finlay Robertson | Philip
Pepter Lunkuse | Terri



Peter Davison's theatre credits include Legally Blonde – The Musical (Savoy Theatre), Spamalot (Palace Theatre), Under the Doctor (Comedy Theatre), Chicago (Adelphi Theatre), Dial M for Murder (UK tour), An Absolute Turkey (Globe Theatre), The Last Yankee (Young Vic and Duke of York’s Theatre), The Decorator (Yvonne Arnaud and UK tour), Arsenic and Old Lace (Chichester Festival Theatre),  A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Hamlet and Two Gentlemen of Verona (Edinburgh Lyceum).  Perhaps best known for his role as The Doctor in Doctor Who, his other television credits include Law and Order, All Creatures Great and Small, At Home with the Braithwaites, Cabbage and Pat, The Queen, Miranda, Distant Shores, The Last Detective, Fear Stress and Anger, The Complete Guide to Parenting and Aint Misbehaving; and for film, Parting Shots, Ghosts of Winterborne, Black Beauty and A Man You Don’t Meet Everyday.

Thusitha Jayasundera's theatre credits include The Nine O’Clock Slot (Ice and Fire), Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre), A Day at the Racists (Finborough Theatre), Dreams of Violence (Out of Joint/Soho Theatre and UK tour), Crime and Punishment, Warhorse and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (National Theatre), Twelfth Night and As I Lay Dying (Young Vic) and The Comedy of Errors, Cain, Peer Gint and Pentecost (RSC).  Her TV work includes The Bill (series regular), Holby City (series regular), Broadchurch, The C Word and Above Suspicion





Cameron Cuffe

Cameron graduated from the Lir Academy in July and this is his first professional stage role.





Finlay Robertson

Finlay’s theatre credits include Casualties, Toast (Park Theatre), An Invitation, Hostile Reconnaissance (Soho Theatre), The Night Heron (Royal Court), Speed Death Of The Radiant Child and Blown (Plymouth Drum), Screams From Job (Southwark Playhouse), Ring (Fuel/Battersea Arts Centre), Riot Pilot (Hackney Empire), The Alchemist (Riverside Studios) and Kissing Bingo (Finborough Theatre). 

Finlay wrote and performed the one-person play Strong Arm as part of the inaugural Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season. For television Finlay’s work includes Doctor Who, New Tricks, The Curse of Edgar, Scott & Bailey, Body Farm, Taggart, Garrow’s Law, How Not to Live Your Life, Persuasion, Life Begins, Robin Hood, Hotel Babylon, The Bill, Doc Martin, The Golden Hour, Ny-Lon, Prime Suspect and Peak Practice. Finlay’s film credits include In a Day, Hammer Of The Gods, Cocknies vs Zombies, Alfie, F and The Story Of.

Pepter Lunkuse

Pepter trained at Arts Educational Schools London.

Theatre credits whilst training include: Shannon and Alice in 13, Rebecca Gibbs in Our Town, Nina in The Seagull, Laura in The Glass Menagerie, Anitra in Peer Gynt, and Rosalind in As You Like It.

Professional credits include: Iras in Antony and Cleopatra at Chichester Festival Theatre, Exposure: Child Trafficking for Wild Pictures/ITV, and Liberian Girl at the London 2014 Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict.