We are delighted to announce the cast for our September 2019 production of “At Last” with casting also announced for its prequel / spin-off from our expanded universe concept “At First”
We firstly welcome David Angland to Proforça Theatre Company in the role of “Alfie” David is a graduate of East 15 and has recently appeared in “Testament” (The Hope Theatre / Ed Fringe") and “Lord of The Flies” for Lazarus Theatre Company.
Michael Faulkner appears as “William”. Michael is a graduate of Central School of Speech and Drama and appeared recently in a new piece of work called “Did it Hurt?” at The King’s Head Theatre and “Ghost Fruit” at Camden People’s Theatre.
Returning to Proforca are some of our favourite and most accomplished performers in brand new roles written especially for this production:
Gemma Wray returns to the company as “Nikki”. Gemma’s previous credits for Proforca include the critically acclaimed “Karen” in “Feel” (2018) at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Hertford Theatre, Theatre N16 and the Albany Theatre, Coventry. Other credits include “2nd Coming Again” (EdFringe, Theatre N16 & The Lion & Unicorn Theatre) & “Asking for a Raise” (The Space)
Melissa Phillips is Grace. Melissa is a London based actor from New Zealand whose prior credits include “Jackie” in Feel More (2018) at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Theatre N16 and the “King’s Head Theatre” and “BU21” for KDC at the Baron’s Court Theatre as well as several short films.
Malcolm Jeffries is “John”, having previously performed as “Angelo” in Feel More (2018) at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, King’s Head Theatre and Theatre N16 as well as “Guardian” in “Reading Gaol (2018)” for Proforca at Theatre N16. Malcolm has also worked prolifically as an actor for stage and TV in venues such as the Landor Theatre, White Bear Theatre, The Cockpit, New Wimbledon Studios as well as an established TV career.
Demelza O’Sullivan plays “Marie” and returns to Proforca having played “BrendafromUKiP” in Feel More (2019) at the Space Arts Centre. Demelza is a midlands based actor who has also performed in “Yen” (The Old Joint Stock and the Bunker Theatre) and “A Christmas Carol”
Anthony Fagan is “Colin” - Anthony is an actor and musician from London who’s prior credits include “Feel” (2019)” - The Space, The Lion & Unicorn, Upstairs at the Western, Leicester and the Albany Theatre, Coventry as well as “Glitter Punch” The Vaults Festival and Ed Fringe and numerous pantomimes in leading roles at the Elgiva Theatre, Chesham.
Rounding out our casting we are pleased to announce that Ciaran Lonsdale joins the world of “At Last” in a role to be named in “At First” - a prequel to the main story which will be performed before specific performances of the main production. Ciaran is a graduate of the Oxford School of Drama and has predominately performed in screen roles before making this return to the stage for “At First”
“At Last” tells the alternative history story of the fall of a far-right government in the UK. It runs for 11 performances from September 10th - 22nd 2019 and launches the Autumn / Winter Season 2019 at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre in Kentish Town. It is written by James Lewis and Alexander Knott and “At First” is written by Hannah Bates. Both pieces are directed by Proforca & Lion & Unicorn Artistic Director David Brady.