Cahoots Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre presents the World Premiere

An Audience With Jimmy Savile

by Jonathan Maitland, containing research from the book 'In Plain Sight' by Dan Davies

Jimmy Savile | Alistair McGowan

Theatre includes: Pygmalion (West End and National Tour),  Cabaret (Garrick Theatre), Measure for Measure (National Tour), Little Shop of Horrors (Duke of York's Theatre], The Mikado (Gielgud Theatre), Art (Wyndhams], Merry Wives - the Musical (RSC), Oleanna (Lakeside Arts Centre),  Endgame (Nottingham Playhouse), Kafka's Dick (Nottingham playhouse), The Government Inspector (Chichester), They’re Playing Our Song (Menier Chocolate Factory), Follies (Royal Albert Hall), Our House (Savoy), The Pirates of Penzance (Barbican, Festival Hall and on tour), Sincerely Noel (Crazy Coqs).
Television and Film includes: Alistair McGowan's Big Impression (BBC), You Cannot Be Serious (ITV), My Life in Ruins, Leonardo (CBBC), Mayo (BBC), Bleak House (BBC), Dark Ages (ITV), Spark (BBC), All Quiet on the Preston Front (BBC), The Staggering Stories of Ferdinand de Bargos (BBC), Spitting Image (ITV), Live At The Apollo (BBC), The Unbeatables
Presenting credits include: Restoring Britain’s Heritage (BBC), Alistair McGowan Goes Wild with Rhinos (BBC), 24 Hours In The Past (BBC), The One Show (BBC), Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC), Paris: The Crazy Years (Radio 3), The Unsent Letters of Erik Satie (Radio 4) Radio Includes: Elvenquest, Weekending, The Harpoon, The Young Postmen, Decline and Fall, Three Pieces In The Shape of a Pear, Look Away Now, Continuity, The Nick Revell Show, Hair In The Gate, Doon Your Way, The Game's Up, Book at Bedtime, Boswell's Lives, Memories of a Cad. (All Radio 4) 
Readings include; Anton Chekhov Short Stories (Radio 4), Fings Aint Wot They Used To Be (Radio 4,) The Jungle Book, Bob The Cat 
Writing Includes:  How To Wean Your Man Off Football, Alistair McGowan's Big Impression, The Game's Up, Mayo, Football Backchat videos and all his own jokes (bar three) in 25 years of stand-up comedy... Three Pieces In The Shape of A Pear (Radio 4), Timing (King's Head Theatre), A Field In Red Square (Radio 4 in the autumn) 
Directing Includes: Semi-Monde (Guildhall School), The Pirates of Penzance (Raymond Gubbay tour), The Mikado (Raymond Gubbay tour)


Charlotte Page 

Charlotte Page is known for her versatility in Opera, Theatre and Music Theatre alike.

She starred as Christine in Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre for two years and, most recently, played Heidi in Follies in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall, Sally Durrant in the French premiere of Sondheim's Follies for Opera de Toulon and Mrs. Pearce in a 16-week 100th anniversary tour of Pygmalion.

She has twice played Mrs. Jones in the award-winning Street Scene at The Young Vic and was Mrs. Nordstrom in Trevor Nunn’s hugely successful Little Night Music at The Menier Chocolate Factory.

Charlotte is also well known for her cabaret appearances most notably Sincerely Noel - a show featuring the poetry and song of Noel Coward, devised and performed with Alistair McGowan. She also performs with comic composer/conductor, Rainer Hersch.

She appeared on Radio 4 in the critically-acclaimed comedy Continuityplayed Paulette Darty in Three Pieces In The Shape of A Pear (also on Radio 4) and has made several appearances as the soloist on Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night.

Charlotte studied at the Royal Academy of Music and has sung over 40 principal operatic roles as a freelance soprano with, amongst many others, WNO, Covent Garden and ETO.

She is well known to Gilbert and Sullivan aficionados - having played almost all the leading soprano roles as the principal soprano for The Carl Rosa and The D'Oyly Carte Opera Companies and on tours of the USA.  

Later this year, Charlotte will be playing the Beggar Woman in Sweeney Todd for WNO.


Leah Whitaker

​Theatre includes:  Love’s Labours Lost (RSC), The Christmas Truce (RSC), Taming of the Shrew (Globe Theatre/Tour), Forever House (Drum, Plymouth), Charley’s Aunt (Menier Chocolate Factory), Don Juan Back from the War (Finborough), Earthquakes in London (Headlong), The Heretic (Royal Court), Counted (National Tour), Pride and Prejudice (Theatre Royal Bath/Tour), Found in the Ground (Wresting School), Harvest (Oxford Playhouse / Tour)

Television includes:  Whitechapel (Carnival), Eggbox (Hattrick), Holby City (BBC), Eastenders (BBC), Midsomer Murders (Bentley Productions)

 

 

 

Robert Perkins

Robert was born in Swansea and trained at St Mary’s College, University of Surrey and at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. He is an associate artist at Clwyd Theatr Cymru. In 2006 he set up his own production company “Carpe Momento Productions” which has produced critically acclaimed theatre shows at Hampton Court Palace, Kensington Palace and Clwyd Theatr Cymru including his one man show: Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. Through his company, Robert directed and produced the award-winning short film The Waiting Room.

Acting Television Credits Include: Solicitor Roberts Emmerdale (Semi Regular),  Sergeant Ray Steele in The Bill (Regular 3 years), Law & Order, Midsomer Murders, Casualty, Powers, Rosemary and Thyme, The Last Detective, Holby City, Where the Heart Is, Dalziel and Pascoe, Peak Practice, Grafters, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wycliffe, Dressing For Breakfast, Inspector Alleyn, Other People’s Children, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Goodnight Sweetheart, Doctors, Powers, The Bench, Bugs, Shrinks, The Paradise Club. 

Acting Film Credits Include: Margot, The Upside Of Anger, Born Kicking, Close Encounter, Cyn Elo’r Haul/Days Out (DM Davies Award)

Theatre Credits Include: Separate Tables (John Malcolm and Major Pollock) Salisbury Playhouse, Dial M For Murder (Captain Lesgate): National Tour, Guiding Star (Kevin): National Theatre, A Christmas Carol (One Man Show): Clwyd Theatr Cymru and Hamtpon Court Palace, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (R.P McMurphy), Troilus and Cressida (Aeneas), Betrayal (Robert), Private Lives (Victor), Great Expectations (Jaggers): Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Private Fears in Public Places (Dan), Dancing At Lughansa (Gerry Evans): Manchester Library, Jamaica Inn (Jem Merlyn),  Run For Your Wife (Troughton): Colchester Mercury, Rocky Horror Show (Riff Raff): National Tour Absurd Person Singular (Geoffrey) Bolton Octagon


Graham Seed 

Graham trained at RADA. Theatre credits include: Dead Sheep (Park Theatre), Bedroom Farce and Separate Tables (Salisbury Playhouse), Jim Hacker in Yes Prime Minister (National Tour), Basket Case with Nigel Havers (National Tour), Toad of Toad Hall (West End); Me and My Girl (Adelphi Theatre); Relatively Speaking and Confusions (national tour); Design for Living (English Touring Theatre); Twelfth Night (BAC); Translations (Watford and tour); A Chaste Maid of Cheapside (Almeida and tour); Someone to Watch Over Me (Frankfurt); An Eligible Man (New End, Hampstead); The Skin Game (Orange Tree); Nelson (Nuffield, Southampton); Present Laughter (Clwyd Theatr Cymru); French Without Tears (Mill at Sonning); Journey’s End (National Tour) and the award winning production of Accolade by Emlyn Williams at the Finborough Theatre. He has also played many repertory seasons including: Birmingham, Greenwich, Library Theatre, Manchester, and Perth. Television credits include: I, Claudius, Edward VII, Brideshead Revisited, Mike Leigh’s Who’s Who, Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV, Jeeves and Wooster, Crossroads, Prime Suspect, Nature Boy, Dinnerladies, Station Jim, Band of Brothers, The Chatterley Affair, Doctors, Midsomer Murders and He Kills Coppers. Film credits include: Gandhi, Good and Bad at Games, Honest, Little Dorrit, These Foolish Things and Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt. Radio credits include: Nigel Pargetter in The Archers for 30 years until his dramatic exit at the beginning of 2011. He is now an occasional presenter on ‘Pick of the Week’ and a regular voice on ‘What The PapersSay’ both for Radio 4. He was the recipient of the Broadcaster of the Year Award 2010 from the Broadcasting Press Guild and the Voice of Listener and Viewer Special Award 2010.