Original Theatre Company in association with Park Theatre presents the European Premiere of

Napoli, Brooklyn

By Meghan Kennedy

FRANCESCA l HANNAH BRISTOW
NIC l ROBERT CAVANAH
TINA l MONA GOODWIN
ALBERT l STEPHEN HOGAN  
VITA l GEORGIA MAY FOOTE  
CONNIE l LAURIE OGDEN
CELIA l GLORIA ONITIRI
LUDA l MADELEINE WORRALL


HANNAH BRISTOW

Hannah Trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Theatre credits include: Jane Eyre (National Theatre and UK Tour); Kindertransport (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch and Theatre de la Ville, Luxembourg); Rudolf (Pins and Needles Productions and Midlands Arts Centre); Who Cares (LUNG Theatre and The Lowry) and Romeo and Juliet (Southwark Playhouse and Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre).

 

 

 

 

ROBERT CAVANAH

Trained at Drama Centre London.

Theatre credits include: Love For Love (RSC); Queen Anne (RSC); Arcadia (ETT); Macbeth (Octagon); Desire Under The Elms (Tron Theatre); The Deal (Edinburgh Festival); Four Knights In Knaresborough (Centreline); Julius Caesar (Young Vic); Kill The Old Torture Their Young (Traverse); Love For Love (Chichester); Men Should Weep (National Theatre); Table For Two (Edinburgh Festival); Tartuffe (Royal Lyceum); The Water’s Edge (Arcola); Troy (Tron/Traverse) and Two Sisters And A Piano (Tour).

Television credits include: Outlander (STARZ); The Mallorca Files, Shetland - Series 5 (ITV for BBC); Ransom, Doctors (BBC); Emmerdale (ITV); Transporter: The Series, DCI Banks (ITV); Silent Witness (BBC); Waterloo Road (Shed); Casualty (BBC); Father Brown (BBC); Blue Dove (ITV); Cadfael (Central); Charles II (BBC); Hatfield’s and McCoys (History Channel); Wuthering Heights (ITV); The Royal (ITV) and Rebus.

Film credits include: Queen Marie Of Romania, Take Down, Assassin, The London Firm, The Fall Of The Essex Boys, Pimp, 8MM2m, AB Negative, Being Human, Billy & Zorba, Birthday, Black Butterflies, Hanuman, Hell Or High Water, The Informant, Sahara, Saving Grace, Soccer Mom, Talk Of The Devil, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider II, Tontine Massacre.

As Writer/Director/Producer: Pimp (feature); Soldier’s Leap, Fish, Trumps (short films); There’s A Hole In My Bucket (documentary); The Big Hope (documentary); Doctors (BBC); Brookside (CH4). Robert will direct a second feature film - Invisible - in early 2020.

 

MONA GOODWIN 

Theatre credits include: War of the Worlds (New Diorama); Brilliant Jerks (Vault Festival); Ross and Rachel (UK Tour); Sex with Robots and other Devices (Cloakroom Theatre); Blue Heart (Tobacco Factory/Orange Tree); Laila The Musical (Rifco Arts); The Snow Queen (Royal & Derngate); Generation of Z (Royale Productions); Finding Noor (Citizens); Where Have I Been All My Life/ Far from the Madding Crowd (New Vic); The Conspirators / Julius Caesar (Orange Tree); Cling to Me Like Ivy (Birmingham Rep); Spring Awakening (Lyric Hammersmith /Novello) and Viable Alternatives (Theatre503).

Television credits include: Capital (Kudos/BBC); Black Mirror (Channel 4); Doctors, Topsy and Tim and EastEnders (BBC).

Feature credits include: Marvellous (Tiger Aspect); Brighton Rock (BBC Film) and Freefall (BBC 2). 

 

STEPHEN HOGAN

Theatre credits include: Mad As Hell (Jermyn Street Theatre); The Beauty Queen Of Leenane (The Curve, Leicester); The Field (Olympia Theatre, Dublin); The Solider's Tale (Verdandi Camerata); The Ministry Of Deliverence (Dublin Theatre Festival); Merrily We Roll Along (Derby Playhouse); The Importance Of Being Earnest (Abbey Theatre); Season's Greetings (Liverpool Playhouse); A Doll's House (UK andInternational Tour); Possible Worlds (Tron Theatre Company); The Magic Toyshop (Shared Experiences); Playboy Of The Western World (Liverpool Playhouse); Translations (The Abbey Theatre); Medea (Babel Theatre Company); Peer Gynt (Royal National Theatre); Fast Food (Manchester Royal Exchange); Richard The Third (Leicester Haymarket Theatre); Sharon's Grave (Dublin Gate Theatre); St. Joan (The Abbey Theatre); The Heiress (Dublin Gate Theatre); The Cavalcaders (Theatre Clwyd); The Soldier's Tale (Traverse Theatre/Theatre Theatrical); Macbeth (The Abbey Theatre); Mutabilitie (The Abbey); Pride And Prejudice (Dublin Gate Theatre); The Philadelphia (Manchester Royal Exchange); Angels In America (The Abbey Theatre) and Macbeth (Bickerstaffe).

Television credits include: Redwater (BBC One);Trial Of The Century (Treasure Entertainment/TV3);X Company (Camp X Productions Ltd); The Jubilee Nurse (Tile Films); Saving The Titanic (Tile Films) Primeval (ITV); Injustice (ITV); Terror! Robespierre And The French Revolution (BBC 2); The Tudor (Showtime/Working Title/BBC); Fair City (RTE); The Line Of Beauty (BBC); Totally Frank (Channel 4); Doctors (BBC);The Chosen (ITV); The Master Story Tellers (BBC); The Governor (ITV); Fair City (RTE) and High Road (Scottish Television).

Film credits include: The Foreigner; The Young Karl Marx; Jarhead: The Siege; Earthbound;  The Dark Prince; The Sweeter Side Of Life; The Ballad Of Honky Mcswain; Kingdom Of Dust; Starship Troopers Marauder; Fields Of Honour; Vicious Circle; Some Mother's Son; The Plant And To Kill A Nonce.

Radio credits include: The Love Test, Pale Horse, Dark Minds, November Deadlist, Feminine For Ever, Love Me Do, Ulysses By James Joyce, The Archers, Journey Into Space, Have Your Cake, Street And Lane (BBC Radio 4); Jungle Of Cities By Bertolt Brecht Adapted ByMark Ravenhill, The Plough And The Stars (BBC Radio 3); The Fortune Of War, The Porlock Poisoner, Scummow, Edward Ii, Charles Paris, The Spy Who Came In From The Cold, Hut 33, The Hairy Ape, Plantagenet, Our Mutual Friend, The Changeling, Sargasso, The Siege Of Krishnapur, The Admirable Crichton, The Talented Mr Ripley and The Tinkers Wedding (BBC).

 

GEORGIA MAY FOOTE

Georgia May Foote is one of the UK’s most in demand young actresses. She grew up playing Alison Simmons in the BBC school drama series Grange Hill from 2005 to 2008 following onto her adult career with Katy Armstrong in the ITV’s much loved soap opera Coronation Street from 2010 to 2015. In 2015 she was a contestant in the BBC’s flag ship show Strictly Come Dancing in which she came runner-up.

Theatre credits include: The Rocky Horror Show (ATG/Oxford Playhouse) and Breakfast At Tiffany’s (UK Tour).

Television credits include: Trollied (Sky1); Coronation Street (ITV); This Is England ‘86 (Warp Films); Emmerdale (ITV); Coronation Street (ITV); Heartbeat (ITV); Casualty (BBC); Doctors (BBC); Grange Hill (Lime Pictures); Life On Mars (Kudos); Sorted (BBC) and Convictions (Red Productions).

Film credits include: Cotton Stones (Entwistle).

 

LAURIE OGDEN

Laurie has recently completed performing for the National Youth Theatre REP Company 

Theatre credits include: To Kill a Mockingbird (Lyric Hammersmith); Macbeth (The Garrick Theatre); Victoria’s Knickers (Soho Theatre); Consensual (Soho Theatre); Follow Suit (The Pleasance and Vault Festival); How To Survive a Swarm of Bees (Lyric Hammersmith); Milk Teeth (The Roundhouse) and My Space (24:7 Theatre).

 

 

 

 

GLORIA ONITIRI

Theatre credits include: Hadestown (National Theatre); Brighton Rock (Pilot Theatre / Tour); 101 Dalmatians (Birmingham Rep); Caroline, Or Change (Chichester Festival Theatre); Taming Of The Shrew (Globe Theatre); The Grinning Man (Bristol Old Vic); The Stripper (St. James Theatre); Clybourne Park (UK Tour, Mercury Theatre); Wrong Songs For Christmas (National Theatre); Home Theatre UK (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Green Living (Old Vic/Old Vic New Voices); Jack and The Beanstalk (Park Theatre); Egusi Soup (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); The Bodyguard (The Adelphi Theatre); The Tempest (Bath Theatre Royal); Charlotte’s Web (Polka Theatre); Hair (Bronowski Productions); Takeaway (Theatre Royal Stratford East); Amphibians (Offstage Theatre); Hurried Steps (New Shoes Theatre); The Lion King (Disney Theatrical); The Bachaae (National Theatre Scotland); Original cast: Avenue Q (Noel Coward Theatre) and Aladdin (Pleasance Theatre).

Television credits include: Doctors (BBC); Splatatlot (BBC/ABC/YTV); The Window (IWC Media/Channel 4); Porgy And Bess - Opera Shorts (BBC Summer Of Opera, BBC Opera); Bad Girls Series 6 (Shed Productions Television) and Grass (BBC Comedy).

Film credits include: Resurrecting The Street Walker (Scala Films).

 

MADELEINE WORRALL

Madeleine recently devised, originated and played both Wendy in Peter Pan and Jane Eyre for the Bristol Old Vic and National Theatre, and Kingdom Come for the RSC.

Theatre: credits include Three Sisters, The Anniversary, Cinderella (West End); Uncle Varick (Edinburgh Lyceum); A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night and Good (Royal Exchange); a solo version of Virginia Woolf's Orlando (Theatre Cryptic with original score composed by Craig Armstrong); What Every Woman Knows (Finborough) and The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (National Theatre of Scotland).

Television: credits include Clique, Endeavour.

Film: credits include Mari and portraying Tarzan's ape mother Kala for Warner Brothers

Madeleine is also a writer, singer and was recently elected by her peers as an Equity Union committee member.