Vanity Fair

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Lucy Harrison Shaw - Becky Sharp / Producer

Lucy’s credits include Ophelia in Hamlet, Ariel in The Tempest and Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew. She has also appeared in the Middle Temple Revels Sketch show, Bardell v Pickwick by Charles Dickens and Trial and Error in the Old Bailey. At a younger age Lucy was also a member of the National Youth Theatre. Lucy read Law at Cambridge University, was called to the Bar at Middle Temple in 2007 and cross-qualified as a solicitor in 2010.  She has now left the Law but remains an active member of the Inn and sits on the Hall Committee.

Nicholas Boulton - Rawdon Crawley / Mr Sedley / Isidor / Young Rawdy / Glorvina / Tour Guide / Croupier

Nicholas studied acting at the Guildhall School of Music And Drama. His extensive career has encompassed stage, screen, and radio. He has played leading and major supporting roles for many British stage productions including for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Almeida Theatre, and the Royal National Theatre. Winner of the BBC Radio Carleton Hobbs award in 1993, he is regularly heard in BBC Radio drama productions, with more than 100 credits to his name. He is also a major voice in the world of video games - he is the voice of Garrett Hawke in Bioware's Dragon Age 2, and has featured strongly in such popular games as Assassin's Creed, Mass Effect, Little Big Planet, Fable, Killzone, and many more.

Emily Plumtree - Amelia Sedley / Mrs Raggles

Emily trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Recent theatre includes: The Merchant of Venice (Almeida), Strange Interlude (National Theatre), 24-Hour Plays: Heroines (National Theatre Shed), Filumena (Almeida), The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest (RSC), Double Falsehood (Union Theatre), Moonfleece (Riverside Studios), My Girl 2 (Old Red Lion). Television and film includes Endeavour (ITV), Doctors (BBC), Hollyoaks Later (Channel 4), Rearview, Hollow (Tribeca Films), which was nominated for a BIFA Raindance Award. 

Andrew MacBean -  Joseph Sedley / Lord Steyne / Mr Osborne / Raggles / Neighbour

Andrew Macbean trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Recent theatre includes, She Stoops to Conquer (Bath Theatre Royal), Much Ado About Nothing (also directed by Hal Chambers), Hedda Gabler (Old Vic), Killer Joe, (Bristol Old Vic), Richard III (Shakespeare at The Tobacco Factory), The White Whale (Slung Low), Measure for Measure, Richard III and Titus Andronicus (RSC). Film and TV includes BAFTA Nominated Our World War (BBC), Torchwood and Poirot (ITV), The Honorable Rebel directed by Mike Fraser and Keith Lemon The Film directed by Paul Angunawela. 

Claire Wyatt -  Miss Crawley / Miss Pinkerton / Mrs O'Dowd / Mrs Sedley / Lady Steyne

Claire’s experience spans comedy, classics and new writing and she’s worked extensively in devised theatre. Theatre credits include: Clara, The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd (New Vic), Elsie Tanner (and 10 others!) Coronation Street on Stage (#1 tour NZ), Claire, Boston Marriage (Cockpit London) Rosaline, Loves Labours Lost and Ragueneau, Cyrano de Bergerac (Oxford Shakespeare Co.), Lady Macbeth, Macbeth (Courtyard Theatre) Clara and Clootie, In Flame (Jermyn Street, Yvonne Arnaud), February, The Little Month (The egg, Theatre Royal Bath).  

TV includes Absolute Power for the BBC. Her radio work covers everything from aliens to countesses for the Doctor Who series and the Wireless Theatre Company. Claire trained at Guildford School of Acting.

Patrick Warner -  George Osborne / Sir Pitt Crawley / Miss Jemima / Georgy Osborne / Coachman / MC 

Patrick trained at LAMDA. His work in theatre includes One Man, Two Guvnors on a UK Tour and in the West End; Cumquats, Swallows, and The Cement Garden at the National Theatre Studio; 24 Hour Plays at the Old Vic; Star Wars for Secret Cinema; Transmission at Southwark Playhouse; Three Sisters, The Pillowman, and Motortown at the ADC; Hamlet on a European tour; Yellow Moon at St John's College; After The End at the Corpus Playroom; Cymbeline for the Cambridge Arts Theatre and Posh in the West End. TV includes Murder on the Victorian Railway. Film includes Closed Circuit.

Tom Davey -  William Dobbin / Pitt Crawley Jr / Pauline / Lord Southdown / Paul Jefferson-Jones / Coachman / Mr Moss / Auctioneer

TV Credits include: Lewis; Silent Witness, The Syndicate Series II; Victoria Cross; A Serpent in Eden, The Ruby in the Smoke; Shakespeare’s Happy Ending; Plenty More FishTheatre Credits include: The Three Lions (St James Theatre, National Tour), Waterbabies (Leicester Curve); For RSC:  Love’s Labours Lost; Hamlet; A Midsummer Nights Dream; The Comedy of Errors; Twelfth Night; The Three Lions (Pleasance Theatre and Edinburgh Fringe); The Norman Conquests (Liverpool Playhouse); Outward Bound (Finborough Theatre); Travesties; The Importance of Being Earnest (Birmingham Rep); The Game of Love and Chance (Salisbury Playhouse); The Importance of Being Earnest (New Wolsey, Ipswich);  Moliere (Finborough Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare’s Globe); The Revenger’s Tragedy (Southwark Playhouse); Will I Survive? (LSW); The Ghost Downstairs (New Perspectives); Gone (Edinburgh Pleasance). Film Credits include: Hamlet (BBC Films); Van Wilder II: Rise of Taj (Tapestry Films)


Director - Hal Chambers

Composer - Tom Recknell

Designer - Lizzy Leech

Assistant Director - Jessica Daniels

Associate Producer - Eleanor Conlon

Assistant Producer - Leo Mylonadis

Movement Director - Kate Webster

Lighting Designer - Dan Saggars