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Sarah Agha - Kay (Arthur), Toto (Oz)
Sarah graduated from Trinity College Dublin and trained with National Youth Theatre.
Stage credits include Deadly Dialogues (London, Edinburgh, New York); Operation Magic Carpet (Polka Theatre); The Sleeper (The Space and Brighton Fringe); The Tempest and Anthony and Cleopatra (Dublin Shakespeare Festival).
She has also performed in multiple new projects and readings for Soho Theatre, Greenwich Theatre, Playground Theatre, Old Theatre Royal Bath and The Yard Theatre.
Television credits include playing Shatha Khalil in Homeland (Series 5); and Ilya in AMC's Into The Badlands (Series 3). Sarah also works regularly as a voiceover artist for video games, radio and audio books.
Siobhan Cha Cha - Guinevere (Arthur), Scarecrow (Oz)
Siobhan is a comedic actress who writes monologues and sketches and trained at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Her most recent performances have been Raina in ITV's Autopsy: The Last Days of Lisa Lopes and Joey in America's Number One Detective Agency.
Adrian Decosta - King Arthur (Arthur), Tin Man (Oz)
Adrian Decosta graduated from London’s leading drama school Rose Bruford. He gained the Lilian Bayliss Award for acting potential.
Adrian has graced London’s West End in shows for the Young Vic, The National Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company. Adrian has played major roles in Titus Andronicus and A Taste of Honey (Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh). Adrian also worked on a series for BBC Radio called The Music Teacher.
Adrian’s film credits include Jab Tak Hai Jaan by the late Bollywood director Yash Chopra. Adrian is was one of the faces of the Coca Cola campaign for a Schweppes commercial worldwide. Adrian has been part TNT theatre for over 3 years, having played the title role as Dr Martin Luther King in Americas Dreams and Nightmares. Adrian took on the role of director for the show. Adrian played Mercutio In Romeo and Juliet for TNT’s National Tour of China. Adrian now works closely with the company as assistant director, casting and development of new works.
Adrian is the co founder of his own theatre company Black Grease Productions and is in the process of producing his own works and helping others in the industry. This will be Adrian’s second time working in the Scoop, He played various characters in the Odessey to much acclaim. He is looking forward to playing the title role in King Arthur.
Adrian is a strong believer of giving something back. He has used the skill set which he gained through training at Rose Bruford and work in the industry to run Acting Techniques and confidence-building workshops.
Adrian also volunteers with LIPA Academy, a company formed by a fellow actor that provides Acting classes for children. It teaches children from 4-18 years old basic Acting techniques, singing and dancing. A script is then built around the skills and abilities of the children, which they then perform in front of theatre professionals. Adrian a recently worked with Rose Bruford College, doing a Shakespeare Masterclass for the Acting Foundation Students. As well as Students with NYT.
Eva Fontaine - Morgan le Fay (Arthur), Glinda (Oz)
Stage includes: After Orlando (Vibrant Festival); Henrietta Lacks (two-hander tour); Vieux Carre (Charing Cross Theatre transfer from King’s Head); The American Clock (Finborough Theatre); To Kill A Mockingbird (Theatre Clwyd & tour); Vagina Monologues (New End Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (English Shakespeare Company); Romeo & Juliet, and The Taming of the Shrew (RJW Open Air Productions); Twelfth Night (Battersea Arts Centre); Die Hamletmachine (Amsterdam Fringe Festival); The Diviners, and New Anatomis (Man in the Moon Theatre).
TV includes: Emmerdale (semi-regular); Casualty, and Doctors (lead series regular).
Film includes: Two for Joy (Blond to Black Productions); and Dead Creatures (Long Pig Productions).
Tom Gordon - Mordred (Arthur), Rek (Oz)
Tom trained at LAMDA; is as an actor, producer and director; and artistic director of Humankind Productions. He was recently seen playing Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice at The Courtyard in Hereford, and Sam Fisher in Splinter Cell: In The Shadows.
Other Theatre credits include: Cinderella & The Bean Stalk (The Old Market Brighton); City Stories (59E59 NYC; Wilton's Music Hall; Oxford Playhouse; & St James’ Theatre); Long Story Short (Charing Cross Theatre; & Pleasance Islington); Hay Fever, and Fallen Angels (Frinton Summer Theatre); Season’s Greetings (Contexture Theatre); Fair Em (Union Theatre); Peter (Sell A Door); Northern Big Board (Slung Low); The Wind In The Willows (Latitude Festival); Dealer’s Choice (DugOut); Julius Caesar, Wild Turkey, Racing Demon, Serious Money, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Virtuoso, The White Devil, Three Sisters, and Posh (LAMDA); Journey’s End, Henry IV ii, Bad House, and Anything Goes (University of Leeds).
Screen credits include: Our Shining Sword (Tin Hat Productions); The Jitterman, The Package, The Tour, & Dissociative (Raedar Films); and Temporary Accommodation (Jackson Films).
Emma Hoey - Gawynn (Arthur), Dorothy (Oz)
Training: NCL (New College Lanarkshire) and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Roles whilst training include: Meg Boyd in Damn Yankees, Monteen in Parade, Sophia in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Alice/Claire in The Secret Garden, Queen Anne in Queen Anne, Paulina in A Winter's Tale, Laurey in Oklahoma!, Joyce Chilvers in Betty Blue Eyes, Elle Woods in Legally Blonde and Trish in Boogie Nights.
This is Emma's first professional debut and she is so excited to start her adventure in the wonderful role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.
Hadley Smith - Gaheris (Arthur), Rok (Oz)
Hadley graduated from Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts in 2015 and has since performed in a number of productions from Shakespeare to brand new writing. Some highlights include: National Tour of Romeo & Juliet (Young Shakespeare Company), Richard III (Swan Theatre); National Tour of Salsa Verde and Peter Pan which toured Italy and Sicily. Earlier this year Hadley also made his TV acting debut, appearing in two episodes of Emmerdale.
He also has achieved his BADC Advanced Stage Combat Qualifications with Distinction and has taken this skill into a number of productions including appearing on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
Away from acting Hadley has focused his energy into work with mainstream and SEND children using drama as a therapy and delivers workshops to primary schools across the country.
PK Taylor - Merlin (Arthur), Wizard/Wicked Witch of the West (Oz)
PK has just returned from an amazing first half of 2018…..which he spent in Milan, where he was involved in a site specific and immersive show, Roseline… and he’s hoping the sun has come back with him… it looks like that’s the case!
Touring has been where PK has enjoyed most of his time, as he is a hopeful romantic (17c, in a caravan, arrive in a town, put up a stage, do the show, pack up, move on), and he has travelled most of the UK and Mainland Europe over the last 3 decades…..and a bit. His roles ranging from Dracula to Jesus! And including some dream parts….. Arturo UI, Mme . Ranyevskaia, Emcee, Derek/Petal/Lucien Freud in Taboo, Oberon/Theseus (3 times), Dorian Gray, Macheath, Falstaff….. to name a few.
PK first worked with our Director, Phil Willmott, in Phil’s company’s production of Incident at Vichy by Arthur Miller, both the original staging and the transfer and last year saw him enjoying Phil’s direction several times… here at The Scoop and then for panto in Newbury.
Last year was also PK's first experience of London’s Free Theatre Festival at The Scoop, in Phil’s adaptation of The Odyssey and he couldn't be more excited to be back again in this beautifully positioned amphitheatre on the banks of the Thames by Tower Bridge… what a way to spend a summer.
Henry Wyrley-Birch - Lancelot (Arthur), Cowardly Lion (Oz)
Henry trained at The Oxford School of Drama.
Theatre includes: Timothy (The Vaults, Waterloo); The Odyssey (The Scoop, Southbank); Incident and Vichy (Finborough Theatre and King's Head Theatre); Andy Capp the Musical (Finborough Theatre); That Is All You Need to Know (International Tour); Twelfth Night (Iris Theatre at St. Paul’s Churchyard); Much Ado About Nothing (Bridewell Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Courtyard Theatre); The Fellowship (Hen & Chickens Theatre); Nutcracker! The Musical (Pleasance Theatre); Behind Closed Doors (The Vaults, Waterloo); The Man In The Iron Mask (UK Tour); The Great Gatsby (Riverside Studios); Walking the Chains (Passenger's Shed, Bristol); Painted Faces (The Vaults, Waterloo); Dr Selavy's Magic Theatre (Wimbledon Studio Theatre); Hey! Presto (UK Tour); Bringing Down the Moon (UK Tour); The Jungle Book (Edinburgh Festival); Anatomy of a Murder (3rdSpace, Blackfriars); and NewsRevue (Canal Cafe Theatre).
Film includes: Make Good, Callow and Sons, Lucky 2M, Tea and Coffee and Cuttings.
The home of Gods & Monsters Theatre and London's Free Open-Air Theatre Season. Performances at The Scoop at More London from 8th August - 2nd September
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