Bots and Barrals and StoneCrabs Theatre in association with Park Theatre presents the UK Première of
Skin in Flames
Salomon | Almiro Andrade
Hanna | Bea Segura
Ida | Laya Martí
Dr Brown | David Lee-Jones
Laya Martí became well known in Spain for co-starring in Bigas Luna film My Name is Juani. Since then, Laya starred in several TV shows, theatres musicals and theatres plays such as Ventdelplà, Infidels, Pop Ràpid, Commissioner, The Mysteries of Laura and the Spanish version of Mamma Mia! The musical.
Most recently she filmed with renowned film director Pedro Almodóvar, I'm So Excited (Los Amantes Pasajeros).
The last year she was named as one of the revelation actresses of 2014 by Fotogramas, Spanish film specialist magazine.
Bea Segura is a highly acclaimed actress for her roles in the movies Hierro (2009), Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006), Haz Conmigo lo que quieras (2003) and the TV series Hospital Central (Tele5), Los Serrano (Tele5), El comisario (TvE), Al salir de clase (Tele5), La Riera (TV3) and El Cor de la Ciutat (TV3). She has an extensive career in theatre too.
Bea trained at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona and under Uta Hagen in New York. She has enjoyed a successful career in Spain in theatre, film and television. On stage, she was nominated for Best Actress in the Premios Max and Premis Butxaca (the Spanish and Catalan equivalents of the Oliviers) in 2013 for her portrayal of Una in David Harrower’s Blackbird at the Teatre Lliure, Barcelona, directed by the legendary Lluis Pasqual. In 2013, she was nominated for Best Actress at the Monte Carlo International Television Festival for Tornarem, which was nominated for Best Television Miniseries at the festival and won Best Television Miniseries at the Gaudi Awards (the Catalan equivalent of the BAFTAs).
She has recently finished shooting the television adaptation of the Spanish bestseller Habitaciones Cerradas and Cites (the Catalan version of Channel 4’s First Dates). Having moved to London, she is soon to be seen as Captain Carmelita in The Sun Trap on BBC 1. Skin in Flames is her first production on the London stage.
Other television work includes: Claudia Salas in Al Salir de Clase; Monica de la Fuente in Hospital Central; Laura Peris in El Cor de la Ciutat; Baronessa de Savassona in Serrallonga; Almodis de la Marca in Ermessenda; Maria Randall in Casualty. Film credits include: Monserrat Puig Antich in Salvador; Laura in Hierro; and Magdalena in Insensibles. Stage roles include: Lucinda in Lope de Vega’s El Cuerdo Loco; Hazel in Mourning Becomes Electra; Cassandra in Oresteia; Anya in The Cherry Orchard; Hero in Much Ado About Nothing.
David Lee-Jones has received critical acclaim for his theatre work, including #aiww: The Arrest of Ai Weiwei (Hampstead Theatre), Richard in Richard III, Antonio in The Merchant of Venice, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, and Rosalind in an all-male As You Like It (Festival Players, national tours) and Chicken (Hackney Empire). Film appearances include Elevator Gods (Happy Our Films).
Almiro Andrade is a trained actor, director and dramaturg, with vast experience in translation and adaptation of dramatic pieces. Credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (2008 LAMDA Studios, directed by Tina Marian); Bygones (2010 Camden Fringe Festival, directed by Jackie Smart); House of Desires (2014 Greenwood Theatre, directed by Kos Mantzakos) and he also took part on a series of Web Viral Ads for CNN called Principal Voices, directed by Marie Bateson.