Black Theatre Live


My World Has Exploded A Little Bit

BELLA HEESOM – WRITER, PERFORMER Bella trained at LAMDA. Theatre: The Woman In The Moon (Rose Theatre Bankside), Happy Ending (a one woman play written for Bella by Kay Adshead), SexLife, 69 (PEEP, Assembly Gardens), I Am Sad You Are Dead Mrs T (Theatre 503), Mathematics of the Heart (Winner - Best New Play, Brighton Fringe). Feature film: The Final Haunting, Collider. TV: 24: Live Another Day.

ESH ALLADI - ACTOR Esh trained at LAMDA. Theatre: The Beaux Stratagem (dir. Simon Godwin) Dara (dir. Nadia Fall), Behind the Beautiful Forevers (dir. Rufus Norris), From Morning to Midnight (dir. Melly Still), Romeo and Juliet (dir. Bijan Sheibani) all at National Theatre, War Horse Prom (Royal Albert Hall), Boxer Beetle (Rich Mix), Wind in the Willows at Birmingham Rep. TV: BBC drama 'Frankie'.

DONNACADH O’BRIAIN – DIRECTOR Lesere (Jermyn Street Theatre), PEEP (Edinburgh Fringe and Latitude); Eugenie Grandet (Edinburgh Fringe); Mathematics of the Heart (Theatre 503); From Both Hips & Mercury Fur (RADA); Betrayal (Theatro dell’orologio, Rome); The Early Bird (Finborough, & Project, Dublin), Richard III (Better Bankside Shakespeare Award); King Lear (Second Age). Directs and teaches acting at LAMDA, RADA & BOVTS.

ANNA O’GRADY - COMPOSER Anna has been writing her own music on the piano since she was 11. She composed an original soundtrack for a feature length documentary 'Fishbowl' by Stacey Gregg and played/composed piano pieces for productions during her acting training at LAMDA. She also plays the drums, the guitar and the saxophone.

ELIZABETH HARPER – DESIGNER MA in Theatre Design (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School), MA in Ancient Drama and its Reception (Nottingham University). Recent theatre design work includes Costume Designer for The Grand Gesture (Tobacco Factory Theatres), The Boy on the Swing (Brewery Theatre), Set Designer for The Heresy of Love (Bristol Old Vic studio).

KEEGAN CURRAN – A/V DESIGNER Trained as a Sound Designer at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Previous sound designs: ‘Where we are’ - The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath,  ‘Infinity Pool’ - South West Tour,  ‘The lion, the witch and the wardrobe; a musical’ – The Redgrave Theatre, Bristol; ‘Blue Stockings’ and ‘The Winters Tale’ – Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol.