The Cast 

PAUL BRAITHWAITE

 

Paul began his theatrical career at the age of 15. His work for the professional stage, as both actor and director, include Loot, The Tempest, Educating Rita, A View from the Bridge, Mafioso and The Fourth Wall. He also toured the UK and abroad as Wilfred Owen in the award-winning World War One play, Drummer. During the summer of 2012, Paul co-wrote, produced, directed and starred in Living with Macbeth at Liverpool's Unity Theatre and the world famous Parr Street Studios

His TV appearances include Coronation Street and Brookside. He also played Stan Laurel in the children’s series, Running Loose. In addition, Paul worked regularly with Brian Jacques at BBC Radio Merseyside, recording characters for the late author’s international best-selling Redwall series of recorded books. Along with Kevin Brannagan, Paul is a founder member of Storm Theatre.

KEVIN BRANNAGAN

 

Born in Liverpool, Kevin has many years work in the theatre behind him. Appearances include playing Angelo in Measure for Measure and the Governor in The Government Inspector. He toured as Frank in Willy Russell’s comedy Educating Rita and as twenty of Shakespeare’s characters in Storm Theatre’s highly acclaimed Much Ado About  Everything.  His most  recent stage appearance was as the  title  character in Chris Leicester’s Slasher Kincade on the London stage.

Film credits include Jim Doyle's Going Off Big Time and Opiate Film's Early Retirement. On television, Kevin's many appearances have included The League of Gentlemen, Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Heartbeat.

CHRIS CARNEY

 

As a member of Storm Theatre for 10 years, Chris has worked with Paul and Kevin in several Edinburgh and London productions. His Shakespeare credits include the eponymous role in Macbeth and Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream. In 2007 Chris played the lead in Ross Andrew’s M.E.N Award nominated comedy, Eating Out. TV and film credits include Crimewatch, Violet City, David Morrissey's Don’t Worry About Me and Something Wrong.

His credits as director include The Ass Code, From Hopes to Memories, Pinocchio, The Pied Piper, The Custard Chronicles and Arts Alive. This year, Chris worked as an operator with the world famous street theatre company Royal de Luxe in their monnumental Giant Spectacular: A Sea Odyssy in Liverpool.

 

ROY CARRUTHERS

 

Roy began acting last century when he still had hair and his own teeth. Earlier this year he played five characters in the north-west tour of Twopence to Cross the Mersey. He played Frank in Ladies Night, Slater in Funny Money and Santa in Night Collar (Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool) following three years playing baddies at the Gracie Fields Theatre, Rochdale. Other theatre credits include Tales of Haunted Liverpool 1, 2 and 4, Tales from Charles Dickens (St Georges’ Hall), The Fourth Wall (Old Red Lion, Islington) and Mafioso (Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh).

 

On TV he appeared in Longford (Granada), Good Cop (BBC TV) and as Frank in the Feature Film Sparkle (Magic Light Pictures).

Roy supplied over 50 character voices for audio books of the Redwall series, by best-selling author, Brian Jacques and has made many appearances on BBC Radio including Cobwebs, Brief Lives, Britain on the Bottle, The Sad Story of Jim Thorpe, William Quilliam: The Sheikh of Liverpool and The Strange Case of Oliver Cromwell's Head plus two appearances on the Radio 4 show Pick of The Week. He recently dubbed character voices for German children’s TV series Billie and the Ghost at Pinewood Studios.

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