Satyr: The Comedies
Directed By Rebecca Hill
Tickets £7 (£5 concs)
Coffee, Crossisant and a Comedy £10*
Fri 16 Oct 5.30pm
Sat 17 Oct 10.30am
Theatre includes: Jumpy (Royal Court / West End); Gethsemane (National Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (RSC).
Television includes: Emma; The Diary of Anne Frank; Green Wing; Love Soup; Black Books; People Like Us.
For the Almeida: The Earthly Paradise.
Theatre includes: Longing; The Rubinstein Kiss (Hampstead Theatre); Found in The Ground (Wrestling School); Strange InterludeThe Creeper; The Importance of Being Earnest (West End); Translations (Broadway);The Caretaker; Frost/Nixon (US Tour); Impossible (Pleasance, Edinburgh); Kingmaker (Arts Theatre); City Stories (St James Theatre) The Tempest (Minack); The Seagull (Culture Project, NY); Cornelius (Finborough Theatre; 59E59).
Television and Film includes : The Auteur Theory; Mrs. Dalloway; An Awfully Big Adventure; Young Sherlock Holmes; A Voyage Around My Father; Not Only But
Always; Housewife 49; John Adams; Margaret; The Good Wife; Lucan.
Since leaving LAMDA, Alan has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and the Chichester Festival Theatre. He is a regular improviser with Ken Campbell's School of Night.
Theatre includes: Alarms and Excursions (Guildford / tour); Diary of a Nobody (Royal & Derngate); Sherlock Holmes (Duchess Theatre); Public Property (Trafalgar Studios); Caught in the Net (Vaudeville Theatre); How Was It For You? (Theatre Royal, Plymouth); On Your Way, Riley; I Thought I Heard a Rustling; Breakneck; Jug; Hansel and Gretel; Sweeney Todd (Theatre Royal Stratford East); The Way To Keep Him; Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme; The Bench; Little Tree (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond).
Television includes: The Wright Way; Casualty; Little Crackers; New Tricks; Doc Martin; Coronation Street; Sex, Drugs, Rock n' Chips; Madonna's Plumber; The Royal; You Can Choose Your Friends; Midsomer Murders; Office Gossip; Take a Girl Like You; Sword of Honour; Mystery of Men; Roger Roger; Embassy; Pie in the Sky; The Missing Postman; Outside Edge; Woof 7; Jeeves & Wooster; The House of Eliott; The Paul Merton Show; A Bit of Fry and Laurie; Birds of a Feather; West Two; Virginia Woolf; Game, Set, Match; Robin of Sherwood; The Great Escape; Close to Home; The Dirty Dozen; John and Yoko; Fresh Fields; There Comes a Time; I Love Keith Allen.
Film includes: Land of the Blind; Arthur's Dyke; Trumps.
Radio includes: Trueman; Sir John Betjeman; P.G. Wodehouse.
Theatre includes: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Everyman Theatre, Liverpool); Hope; Babies (Royal Court); The Pig; Black Poppies (National Theatre Studio – workshop); The El Train (Hoxton Hall); A Season in the Congo (Young Vic); A Few Man Fridays (Riverside Studios); Yerma (Gate Theatre); The Swan; There is a War (National Theatre); Tiger Country (Hampstead Theatre); Detaining Justice; Seize the Day; Category B; Let There Be Love; Fabulation; The Playboy of the West Indies; Keepers (Tricycle Theatre); The Horse Marines (Theatre Royal, Plymouth); The Bacchae (National Theatre of Scotland); Black Crows (Clean Break / Arcola Theatre); The Magic Carpet (Lyric Hammersmith); Blues for Mr Charlie (Talawa / Tricycle Theatre / New Wolsey, Ispwich); Dirty Butterfly (Soho Theatre); Peepshow (Frantic Assembly / Theatre Royal, Plymouth / Lyric Hammersmith); Crave (Paines Plough); So Special (Royal Exchange, Manchester);Yard Gal (Clean Break / Royal Court); The No Boys Cricket Club (Theatre Royal Stratford East).
Television includes: Unforgotten; Cuffs; Cucumber; The Mimic;Top Boy; The Bible; Holby City ;Doctor Who; EastEnders; Doctors; Shoot the Messenger; Waking the Dead; Baby Father; Bad Girls;Casualty; Body Story; The Bill.
Film includes: Three and Out; A Blues for Nia; The Child.
Theatre includes: One Arm (Southwark Playhouse); Shakespeare in Love (West End); A Clockwork Orange (Nottingham Playhouse); Mock Tudor (Pleasance Courtyard); Paradise Lost (Birmingham Repertory Theatre workshop), The Pooki (Park Theatre workshop); The Wallace (Finborough Theatre reading); When She Danced; All's Well That Ends Well; Six Pictures of Lee Miller; Blue Stockings; As You Like It; The Tempest (RADA); Trainspotting (Edinburgh Fringe).
Television includes: Doctor Who.
Theatre includes: Each His Own Wilderness (Orange Tree Theatre); Love Me Do (Watford Palace Theatre); Beware Women (Shakespeare's Globe); After the Ball (Theatre503); Mother Courage and Her Children (Platform Theatre); Kindertransport (No.1 Tour / Hall and Childs Ltd); The Last Days of Judas Iscariot; The Changeling (Drama Centre).
Television includes: Inspector Lewis.
Film includes: Wrong Turn 5.
For the Almeida: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Custom/Practice / Almeida Festival / tour).
Theatre includes: All My Sons (Royal Exchange, Manchester); The Burial (The Albany); Cross Purpose (King's Head Theatre); All My Sons (Talawa Theatre Company); Breathing Corpses; Edmund; The Tempest; Love and Money; Love For Love; Romeo and Juliet; Three Sisters; Women Beware Women; The Memory of Water (LAMDA).
Television includes: The Honourable Woman; Doctor Who; Lewis; The Dumping Ground; Thirteen.
For the Almeida: Our Town.
Theatre includes: Brief Encounter (Kneehigh / Broadway / St Ann’s Warehouse, Brooklyn / A.C.T., San Francisco / Wallace Annenburg Center for the Performing Arts, L.A. / Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington D.C. / Australia & UK tours); Matilda (Cambridge Theatre); Written on the Heart (RSC / Duchess Theatre); Measure for Measure; 50 Years of the RSC: A Musical Celebration (RSC); She Loves Me (Chichester Festival Theatre); Noises Off (Birmingham Rep); Chicago (Adelphi Theatre / Cambridge Theatre); Anything Goes (National Theatre / Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Love’s Labour’s Lost (National Theatre); Lenny (Queen’s Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Romeo and Juliet; Henry IV, Part 1; High Society (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Singin’ in the Rain (National Theatre / West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Vagina Monologues (UK tour); How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; 5/11 (Chichester Festival Theatre); Horse and Carriage; Stepping Out (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Damn Yankees (Adelphi Theatre); Crazy For You (Prince Edward Theatre); Beauty and the Beast (Dominion Theatre); Into the Woods (Derby Playhouse); Dreams from a Summerhouse (Watermill Theatre, Newbury); What the Women Did; Handmaidens of Death (Southwark Playhouse); Tomorrow Morning (New End Theatre); Welsh Millenium Centre opening (Cardiff); The Women (Old Vic).
Television includes: Heartbeat; Law & Order UK; Legionnaire; BBC Proms: Sondheim at 80; Lunar IV.
Theatre includes: East is East (Trafalgar Studios); The Knight of the Burning Pestle (Shakespeare’s Globe); Greener (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin); Happy Days (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield); Sixty-Six Books (Bush Theatre); The Taming of the Shrew (Rough Magic); Dandelions (Olympia Theatre, Dublin); C4 Sitcom Festival (Riverside Studios); Chamber Music; The Trojan Women; The Comedy of Errors (National Theatre of Ireland / Abbey Theatre, Dublin); The Double Dealer (Gate Theatre, Dublin).
Television includes: EastEnders; Father Figure; Pramface; The Double Life of Morton Coyle; Threesome; Shameless; The Last Van Helsing; High Hopes; Tippi; Bremner, Bird & Fortune; Fan, French & Saunders; The Return; Dalziel & Pascoe; Dialogues of the Dead; Wife; TV To Go; Aristocrats; The Dark Ages; Father Ted.
Film includes: The Secret Scripture; Noble; Hell's Pavement; Gypo; Heidi; Iris; An Everlasting Piece; When Brendan Met Trudy; Angela's Ashes; Guiltrip.
Radio includes: Just a Minute; Being Mussolini; Book at Bedtime; Diary of a Quitter; Don't Die Wondering; Juno & The Paycock; Tara Road; The Pauline McLynn Show; The Woman Who Walked into Doors.
Pauline received the award for Top TV Comedy Actress of the BCA in 1996.
Theatre includes: The Cocktail Party (The Print Room); The Rover (Hampton Court); Measure for Measure (Roar Theatre); Men Should Weep (National Theatre); The Man Who; Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano; Antigone; Romeo and Juliet; Stanley (Guildhall School of Music and Drama).
Television includes: War and Peace; The Last Panthers; The Game; Misfits; Black Mirror; Push; Doctors; An Inspector Calls.
Film includes: Burn Burn Burn; Youth; Blood Cells; Shell; Bright Star; Stutterer; Reflections; Solstice.
Theatre includes: Stop! (Trafalgar Studios); Yellow Face (Park Theatre & National Theatre); A Midsummer Night's Dream; Asya; Habeus Corpus; The Virtuoso; The White Devil; Three Sisters; Posh (LAMDA); The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged); Macbeth; The Pillowman; Twelfth Night (Castle Theatre Company); Fuente Ovejuna (Bristol Old Vic Youth Theatre).
Theatre includes: The Father (Theatre Royal, Bath / Tricycle Theatre / Wyndham's Theatre); Brief Encounter (Kneehigh / USA & Australia tours); The Mill Lavvies; Equus; A Christmas Carol (Dundee Repertory Theatre); Hansel & Gretel; Beauty and the Beast; Liar (Citizens Theatre); Betrayal (West End); Whispering Happiness (Tristan Bates Theatre); A Sheep Called Skye (National Theatre of Scotland); The Position (Old Red Lion / JoinedUpWriters); Beyond Omarska (Box Of Tricks Theatre Company); Among Unbroken Hearts (Cockpit Theatre); Yellow on the Broom (Perth Theatre); 13 Episodes of Revenge (Jermyn Street Theatre / Loose Unit Theatre Company); Attempts on Her Life (Tron Theatre, Glasgow); The Mountain Giants (Chandler Theatre, Glasgow); Cinderella (New Atheneum Theatre, Glasgow); The Cosmonaut's Last Message (BAT Theatre, Berlin).
Television includes: A.D.; The Cannibal in the Jungle; Vera; Katie Morag; Shetland; Hope Springs; Tinsel Town.
Film includes: Meet Pursuit Delange; Iona; '71; Edge of Tomorrow; The Last Piper; Will; A Demon Within; Good Morning, Ground Control; Spare Change; Friendly Fire; Night People; The Next Big Thing; Boo!; Afterlife; A Shot at Glory.
Rebecca is a director and writer, previously Director in Residence at the Almeida Theatre. She is Co-Artistic Director of the acclaimed Unbound Productions, a Creative Associate of the Gate Theatre, an Associate Director of new writing company Little Pieces of Gold and was an Ovalhouse Artist in 2014 as recipient of the Arts Manifesto: A Future for the Arts award.
As director, theatre includes: Travesti (Pleasance Theatre); The Night (RADA Studios, rehearsed reading); Waifu (Southwark Playhouse); Timebomb: 48 Hour Plays (White Bear Theatre); Two Sisters (Southwark Playhouse); One Time Thing (Park Theatre); Half-Way (Ovalhouse); Outside, The World Continues (Mill Co. Project, site-specific rehearsed reading).
As Associate Director: East is East (Jamie Lloyd Productions/ATG, UK Tour); Little Revolution; Our Town; The Fever (all for the Almeida).
As Assistant Director, theatre includes: Eclipsed (Gate Theatre); Tender Napalm (UK Tour/ Southwark Playhouse); World Enough and Time (Park Theatre); King Lear; Dido, Queen of Carthage (in rep, Greenwich Theatre); Oedipus (Blue Elephant Theatre); Voices (Italia Conti Academy).
Her verbatim play Travesti won a Fringe First Award from The Scotsman and an Editor's Choice Award from ThreeWeeks Magazine at Edinburgh Festival 2014.
Lysistrata Tamsin Greig
Herald/ Doorman/ Amphitehus Peter Hannah
Myrrhine Rosie Holden
Kalonike Annette McLaughlin
Kinesius/ Theorus Ben Starr
Nikodike Pauline McLynn
Iris Chloe Pirrie
Stratyllis Sharon Duncan-Brewster
Demostratus/ Dikaiopolis Jim Sturgeon
Lampito Kemi-Bo Jacobs
Peisander/ Ambassador Alan Cox
Phylurgus Robert Daws
Direction Rebecca Hill
Version Germaine Greer and Phil Wilmott
Casting Director Sophie Holland