Cast

Maggie Steed Kindertransport Play

Maggie Steed

Lil

Theatre credits include Maria in Uncle Vanya(Chichester Minerva Theatre), Mrs Rackett in The Belle's Stratagem (Southwark Playhouse), Mrs Culver in The Constant Wife (Salisbury Playhouse), Mary in 24 Hour Plays – Big Bird (The Old Vic), Judith Bliss in Hay Fever (WYP), Dotty Otley in Noises Off (tour), Mrs Lintott in The History Boys (National Theatre and world tour), Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest (Oxford), Felicity in Relative Values (Salisbury), Making Noise Quietly (Oxford Stage Company), Lavinia Penniman in The Heiress and Game of Love and Chance (National Theatre and tours), Marfa Ignatievna Kabanova in The Storm (Almeida Theatre), Anna Fierling in Mother Courage and Julia in The Cocktail Party (Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh), Queenie in The Last Romantics (Greenwich Theatre), Mrs Warren in Mrs Warren's Profession (Lyric Hammersmith), Guys and Dolls, Woyzek, Die Kleine Mahogonny, Gertrude in Hamlet and Sink the Belgrano (Half Moon), Mrs Saunders/Elen in Cloud Nine and Livia in Women Beware Women (Royal Court Theatre), Antonia in Can't Pay, Won't Pay (Criterion Theatre), Small Change and Whale (National Theatre), The War Plays, Crimes in Hot Countries and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing (RSC), Adriana in The Comedy of Errors and Gertrude in Hamlet (RSC tours), Truvy in Steel Magnolias (Lyric Theatre West End), Mrs Erlynne in Lady Windermere's Fan (Bristol Old Vic), Bradshaw in Victory (Gennevilliers Theatre Paris), Television includes Stella, 32 Brinkburn Street, Whites, Casualty, My Family, Larkrise to Candleford, Coco Chanel, Jam and Jerusalem, Midsomer Murders, Holby City, New Tricks, Sensitive Skin, French and Saunders, Born and Bred, Foyle's War, Meat Extract, Let Them Eat Cake, Inspector Morse, Pie in the Sky, Martin Chuzzlewit, The Scott Enquiry, Shine On Harvey Moon, The History Man, Clapperclaw, Brideshead Revisited, Hard Cases, All Change, Blood Rights, Lovejoy, Gravy Train, Growing Rich, Little Richard Wrecked My Marriage and Red Dwarf.

Films includes Pudsey: The Movie, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, The Painted Veil, Olly's Prison, Clothes in the Wardrobe, Lipstick on Your Collar, Ruth Rendell's Speaker of Mandarin, Simon Magus and Kings in Grass.

Janet Dibley Kindertrasnport Play

Janet Dibley

Evelyn

Janet's career ranges from Shakespeare to Doctors. She became immensely popular in The Two Of Us with Nicholas Lyndhurst and went on to play regulars in Eastenders, The Chase and Fat Friends on television as well as appearing at The National Theatre and around the country on stage.

Theatre includes:- Women on the Verge of HRT (Tour) Last Easter (Birmingham Rep) Absent Friends (Scarborough) Now You Know (Tour) Could Be Any One Of Us (Scarborough) Lucky Sods (Hull Truck) Heartbreak Kid (Edinburgh Festival) Comedy of Errors (Nottingham Playhouse) Figaro (Ambassadors) Twelfth Night (Crucible, Sheffield) Guys and Dolls (National Theatre/Prince of Wales) When I Was A Girl (Tour) Carousel (Manchester Royal Exchange) Cinderella (National Theatre) Mr Cinders (Kings Head)

Television includes:

Frankie (BBC) Doctors (BBC) Waking the Dead (BBC) Midsomer Murders (ITV)Heartbeat (ITV) Holby Blue (BBC) The Chase I+II (BBC) The Bill (Talkback Thames) Twisted Tales (BBC) Where The Heart Is (ITV) Casualty (BBC) Fat Friends (ITV) Sunburn (BBC) Eastenders (BBC) Loved By You (ITV) Gingerbread Girl (ITV) Gold (ITV) The Two Of Us (LWT) My Angel (CK Films) Janet now writes regularly for the highly popular BBC series Doctors.

Emma Deegan Kindertransport Play

Emma Deegan

Helga

Emma Deegan trained at The Oxford School of Drama.

Theatre includes; The Freedom of the City (Cockpit Theatre), Bash (Etcetera Theatre), Fly me to the Moon (Gothenburg English Speaking Theatre), The Love of the Nightingale (Rough Fiction), A Doll's House (The Arcola), Why Eye My Thigh (The Wilson Studio, The Royal Court), As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure (Cambridge Shakespeare Festival), The Soft of Her Palm (Finborough Theatre), Bed Behaviour (Frantic Assembly & Prime Cut Productions), The Claim (Hampstead Theatre), Twelfth Night (Greenwich Playhouse), Macbeth (Catford Broadway Theatre), On a Starless Night (The Roundhouse), After (New End Theatre, Hampstead), Singers (Theatre 503), Collapsing Colonies (Mercury Theatre), Therese Raquin (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Shooting Ducks (Theatre Delicatessen), Misconceptions (Theatre 503) & Touched (BAC).

Film includes; Communion (Short), The Boat That Rocked.

Gabrielle Dempsey Kindertransport Play

Gabrielle Dempsey

Eva

'Gabrielle Dempsey is a recent graduate of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Credits include Maureen in N.F Simpsons' 'If So, Then Yes'(Jermyn Street Theatre) Tybalt in 'Romeo and Juliet' (UK National Tour) and Wendla in 'Spring Awakening' (Yvonne Arnaud and UK National Tour). Most recently she has completed filming an episode of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' airing in 2014. Gabrielle is delighted to be working with Hall and Childs, and would like to dedicate this tour to David McLaughlin, who has taught her (almost) everything she could know about being on the road.'

Paul Lancaster Kindertransport play

Paul Lancaster

Ratcatcher

Credits include: Theatre - One Man, Two Guvnors (National Theatre, West End and world tour); The 39 Steps (UK & Ireland Tour); Training with The Blue Man Group (Berlin); The Gruffalo (West End and UK & Ireland Tour); Mud, Mulch And Marigolds (National Trust, UK Tour); Mistero Buffo (Riding Lights, National Tour); The Taming Of The Shrew, As You Like It (Groundlings, Open Air Production); Mark's Gospel (The Telling Place, National Tour).

Film & TV- Child's Play (168 Festival, LA) for which he was nominated for the Best Actor award; Gordon Ramsay Promo (Channel 4); Little Platform, Big Stage (BBC); Eulogy (Paramount Comedy); Playground Logic (Feature Film); Delivery ( Short Film). Alongside the staple diet of theatre, Paul has also worked on Commercials for Haribo, McDonalds, Phones 4U, Kellogg's and Volkswagen; Corporate Training for O2, Skandia and many others; Role Play for the Ministry of Defence and numerous short films and internet Virals. Paul is also a founding member of The Golden Horde Storytellers and has run many workshops on a host of topics up and down the UK and in The Netherlands & Germany.

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Rosie Holden

Faith

Since graduating The Drama Centre in 2012 Rosie has worked in both film and television. Her credits include Fox Cinema's Wrong Turn 5, and ITV's Lewis.

In her final year of training she was chosen for both the Sam Wanamaker Festival at The Globe Theatre and The Carlton Hobbs Radio Award.

Rosie is delighted to be performing in Kindertransport as her theatre debut.

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Alicia Ambrose-Bayly

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Alicia Ambrose-Bayly trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama.

TV and Film credits include the lead in BAFTA long listed short film DARKLIGHT, film MONGREL COUNTRY, lead in THE WILD MERCURY SOUND ‘SLOW' MUSIC VIDEO and the 2013 B & Q New Rooms Campaign.

Theatre includes SUNRISE, SUNSET AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN (BAC), THEN THEY CAME FOR ME at The Greenwich Theatre, A FOREST at THE CANAL CAFÉ THEATRE , ALL TOGETHER NOW at THE BARBICAN and has just finished work on FUTUREFEST (National Theatre).

She is also part of RADIO 4's comedy team on KERRY'S LIST and recorded LIFE AT DEATHS DOOR this year with Brian Blessed.

Alicia is delighted to be working with Hall & Childs on Kindertransport.

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Henry Proffit

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Henry Proffit recently graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama, where aside from playing a number of lead roles at the school including Petruchio (Taming of the Shrew)Lord Foppington (The Relapse),Danforth (The Crucible) he was chosen from his peers to represent Central at the prestigious Spotlight Graduate Showcase where his performance gained considerable industry attention.

Henry has since gone on to play Pip in a critically acclaimed UK/Ireland theatre tour of Great Expectations. Most recently Henry has played Mercutio/Friar Laurence in a UK/European theatre tour of Romeo and Juliet.

Henry has also played the lead roles in the film productions of Triple Theft by exciting young independent film maker Jonny Hale, and WWII film What Manner of Men by First Fractal Productions winner of the 48 hour film festival.