The Gathered Leaves
Antony Eden | Director
Antony is currently starring in The Woman In Black at the Fortune Theatre. He trained at Lamda and has spent the past 15 years working as an actor in regional theatres, national and international touring and in the West End.
His directing and assistant directing credits include Sweeney Todd, Kiss Of The Spiderwoman (C Venues, Edinburgh Fringe), Sweet Charity (Bloomsbury Theatre), The Vice, State Of Affairs (The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks), Effie’s Burning (Soho Theatre), Franny (Landor Theatre) Vanity Fair, Trumpets And Raspberries (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, dir. Tony Cowney).
His acting credits include Yes, Prime Minister (British Theatre Playhouse International tour); Bedroom Farce (Oldham Coliseum And Harrogate); Springs Eternal (Orange Tree Theatre); Woman In Black (West End, Uk And International tour); Taking Steps (Oldham Coliseum); Carrie’s War (No.1 UK tour); Cider With Rosie, Merchant Of Venice (Theatre Royal Bury-St-Edmunds & tour); Voyage Round My Father (New Vic); Something Wicked This Way Comes (National Theatre Of Scotland); The Glass Menagerie, Mrs Warren’s Profession (Lyceum Theatre); Treasure Island (Belgrade Theatre, Coventry); Hamlet (Bloomsbury Theatre); Great Expectations (Unicorn Theatre); The Baltimore Waltz (Caird Co./ Floodtide); Les Miserables (West End). Television credits include: Derren Brown: Apocalypse (Channel 4); The Landlady, Kevin And Co, Kevin’s Cousins (BBC) and The Bill (Carlton).
Andrew Keatley | Playwright
Andrew studied English and Drama at Royal Holloway, University of London, and acting at Webber Douglas.
His first play, Colourings, was produced at the Old Red Lion, Islington – and he was chosen by Time Out magazine as one of their “Tips for the Top” in their annual culture review. Other plays include Go To Your God Like A Soldier (Old Vic Tunnels, London and Underbelly, Edinburgh), Care (Bush Theatre), Why Don’t We Multiply? and Weapon of Choice (Theatre 503), and Alligators – which he wrote on attachment at the Royal Court in 2013. His first feature film, For Grace, was filmed in March and April of this year.
James Perkins | Designer
Credits include: Little Shop Of Horrors (Royal Exchange, Manchester); Breeders (St James Theatre); Shiver, Lost In Yonkers (Watford Palace Theatre); Ciphers (Bush Theatre/Out Of Joint); 1001 Nights (Unicorn Theatre/Transport Theatre); Liar Liar (Unicorn Theatre); Girl In The Yellow Dress (Salisbury Playhouse); Microcosm (Soho Theatre); Dances Of Death (Gate Theatre); The Fantasist’s Waltz (York Theatre Royal); Stockwell (Tricycle Theatre); Carthage, Foxfinder, The Bofors Gun, Trying (Finborough Theatre); The Only True History Of Lizzie Finn, Floyd Collins (Southwark Playhouse); The Marriage Of Figaro (Wilton’s Music Hall); The Life Of Stuff, Desolate Heaven, Threads, Many Moons (Theatre503); The Hotel Plays (Grange Hotel); St. John’s Night, Saraband (Jermyn Street Theatre); Pirates, Pinafore (Buxton Opera House); Matters Of Life And Death (Contemporary Dance UK tour); Iolanthe, The Way Through The Woods (Pleasance Theatre, London); The Faerie Queen (Lilian Baylis, Sadler’s Wells); Colourings (Old Red Lion) and The Wonder (BAC). James created Story Whores. He is an associate of Forward Theatre Project and one Third Of Paper/Scissors/Stone.
Paul Colwell | Lighting Designer
Paul trained in theatre electrics at City of Westminster College, and currently lectures at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, specialising in lighting design, production lighting, technical and production management. Credits include: You Can’t Take It With You and The Revenger’s Tragedy (Southwark Playhouse), Gates Of Gold (Trafalgar Studios), Life On The Stairs (Stratford Rex, London), The Gigli Concert (Finborough Theatre and Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh), Born And Dead (Glory House, London).
Harry Johnson I Sound designer
Harry Johnson is currently studying Sound Design for Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He has a background in music performance with a diploma in Orchestral Percussion and Drum Kit as well as experience mixing live music. Sound design credits include: The Wolf Man by Eddie Howell and The Woyzeck Theory by Rory Devlin (both performed at the Platform Studio Theatre, King's Cross) and Trojan Women for Actors of Dionysus (performed by Spruce Wood).
Ellie Collyer-Bristow | Casting Director
Ellie is currently casting Handbagged (UK tour).
Other credits as casting director include: Arcadia (ETT – UK tour), Told Look Younger (Jermyn Street Theatre), Eldorado (Arcola Theatre), Tape (Trafalgar Studios), Blue Remembered Hills, Playhouse Creatures and Fred's Diner (Chichester Festival Theatre), Four Nights In Knaresborough (Southwark Playhouse); Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be and Bernarda Alba (Union Theatre); This Is How It Goes and A Christmas Carol (King’s Head), Much (Cock Tavern), Bright Lights Big City (Hoxton Hall), Buried Child, The Drowsy Chaperone and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Upstairs At The Gatehouse).
As casting associate for the Ambassador Theatre Group: The Ruling Class, East Is East, Richard III, The Pride, The Hothouse And Macbeth (all Jamie Lloyd Productions, Trafalgar Studios), Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (Playhouse Theatre), Passion Play (Duke Of York Theatre), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre & UK tour), Spamalot (Playhouse Theatre and 2015 UK tour), The Rocky Horror Show, Tonight’s The Night, Annie Get Your Gun, Blue/Orange (all UK tours).
As casting assistant: Films - Pimp (Triple S Films) and Legacy (Black Camel Productions). TV - Come Rain Come Shine (ITV), Hattie (BBC2), Off The Hook (BBC3) and When Boris Met Dave (Ch4).