Glynis Henderson Productions in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of
The Last Temptation Of Boris Johnson
BORIS JOHNSON I WILL BARTON
MICHAEL GOVE I DUGALD BRUCE-LOCKHART
MARINA WHEELER / ANITA I DAVINA MOON
MARGARET THATCHER I STEVE NALLON
EVGENY LEBEDEV / TONY BLAIR / HUW EDWARDS I TIM WALLERS
WINSTON CHURCHILL / SARAH VINE / CHIEF WHIP I ARABELLA WEIR
Trained: Arts Ed
Theatre includes: ‘The Libertine’ (Haymarket West End), ‘Toast’ (Park Theatre and New York), ‘Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be’ (Theatre Royal Stratford East), ‘Joking Apart’, ‘Woman In Mind’, ‘Lady Windemere’s Fan’ (Salisbury Playhouse), ‘The Boy On The Swing’, (The Arcola) ‘The Bowmans’ (Newbury Watermill), ‘Festen’ (Almeida On Tour), ‘Feelgood’, ‘Because It’s There’ (Nottingham Playhouse), ‘Young Emma’, ‘Neville Southall’s Washbag’, (Finborough), ‘Bedtime Stories’ (Stephen Joseph Theatre), ‘What The Butler Saw’ (Northampton Theatre Royal), ‘All That Trouble That We Had’ (Birmingham Rep), ‘Elton John’s Glasses’ (Queens Theatre West End), ‘The Visit’ (Chichester), ‘The Merry Wives of Theatre’, ‘Women of Troy’ (Royal National Theatre), ‘Angry Old Men’ (Plymouth Theatre Royal & Tour), ‘Webster’ (Old Red Lion), ‘Pioneers in Ingolstadt’ (The Gate Theatre).
Television includes: ‘A Confession’, ‘Vanity Fair’, ‘Holby City’, ‘Theresa v Boris’, ‘Eastenders’, ‘How Do You Want Me?’ (2 series), ‘Heartbeat’, ‘Dr Who’, ‘My Family’, ‘Casualty’, ‘Space Precinct’, ‘Barking’, ‘Switch’, ‘New Tricks’, ‘Doctors’.
Film includes: ‘Official Secrets’, ‘Ilkley’, ‘The Theory of Everything’, ‘City Slacker’, ‘Oscar & Lucinda’
Dugald trained at RADA and has worked extensively in theatre with companies including the RSC, The National Theatre, The English Touring Theatre, Bath Theatre Royal, Hampstead Theatre and The Old Vic. As a long-standing member of Edward Hall’s internationally-acclaimed Propeller, he played roles including Henry V, Petruchio, and Olivia, before becoming an associate director. He toured the UK as Hannay in ‘The 39 Steps’; and West End appearances include Freddie in ‘The Deep Blue Sea’, Lysander in Propeller’s ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’, and recently, Bill Austin in ‘Mamma Mia’. He received a Best Actor nomination from The Stage for his portrayal of David Cameron in William Gaminara’s ‘The Three Lions’, and a Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland Best Actor nomination for his role as Mephistopheles in ‘Faust’ at the Edinburgh Lyceum. TV and film work includes ‘From Time to Time’, ‘Hart’s War’, ‘Alive and Kicking’, ‘Deserter’, ‘Case Histories’, ‘Foyle’s War’, ‘Midsomer Murders’, ‘Trust’, and ‘Hotel Babylon’. He recently narrated a landmark documentary series for the Smithsonian Channel, ‘Aerial Britain’, launching in the UK this spring. His debut novel, ‘The Lizard’ – a suspense thriller set in the Greek islands in 1988 – is due to be published later in 2019.
Davina is a scholarship graduate of The Royal Academy Of Music. She recently completed filming the movie ‘Military Wives’ (dir. Peter Cattaneo) starring Kristen Scott Thomas. Other recent film credits include the live animation of Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ (dir. Guy Ritchie) starring Will Smith, and ‘Dirty God’ (dir. Sacha Polak).
Television credits include ‘Eastenders’ and ‘Doctors’ (both for BBC 1). West End credits include ‘Yellow Face’ at the Park Theatre and National Theatre (dir. Alex Sims), ‘Privates On Parade’ at the Noël Coward (dir. Michael Grandage) and ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ at The Young Vic (dir. Richard Jones), ‘Miss Saigon’ at the Theatre Royal (dir. Matt Ryan) and ‘Bombay Dreams’ at the Apollo Victoria (dir. Stephen Pimlott). New York credits include ‘Around The World In Eighty Days’ (dir. Ian Marshall-Fisher) and ‘Wah! Wah! Girls’ (dir. Emma Rice) at Saddlers Wells. Other theatre includes ‘Britain’s Got Bhangra’ (dir. Pravesh Kumar) and ‘Wuthering Heights’ (dir. Kristine Landon-Smith) and ‘Double Act’ at the Polka Theatre (dir. Vicky Ireland). Davina is the vocalist on the number one track ‘Something Good 08’ by the Utah Saints.
Davina is currently appearing as Ella Zielinsky in ‘The Mirror Crack'd’ (dir. Melly Still) touring Salisbury, Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff.
Steve began as a performer on the Northern Working Men’s Club circuit in his home county of Yorkshire in the 1970s. After a degree in Drama and English at the University of Birmingham he went on to became a founding member of the cult television series ‘Spitting Image’, providing voices for Alan Bennett, David Attenborough, Margaret Thatcher, Roy Hattersley and many more for over a decade. Recent theatre work includes Roy Barraclough/‘Cissie’ in the popular comedy Cissie and Ada (Lowry and UK Tour); Sir John Gielgud in ‘In the Life’ (St James Theatre); Margaret Thatcher in ‘Dead Sheep’ (Park Theatre and UK Tour); Dame Trott in ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ (Buxton Opera House) and John Bland in ‘Chinese Whispers’ (Greenwich Theatre). Film acting includes Professor Richards in ‘51 Degrees North’, Dave in ‘Frankie and Johnny’, the family doctor in ‘The Girl With Brains In Her Feet' and the immigration officer in ‘The Refuge’. Writing ranges from plays and series for BBC Radio (The Ghost of Number Ten, Props, Prizegiving and The Nallon Tapes) to contributions to magazines and books such as The New Statesman and The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music. Steve has just completed an unabridged audiobook of ‘A Christmas Carol ‘ where he plays all the characters and which is scheduled for release later this year. Twitter: @SteveNallon
Trained at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Has worked extensively in theatre, stage and screen.
Recent Theatre: Classic Spring’s ‘An Ideal Husband’ at The Vaudeville Theatre, ‘Travesties’ at The Menier Chocolate Factory and Apollo West End, Dead Sheep at the Park Theatre (Off West End award nominee), ‘Yes Prime Minister’ at Chichester Festival and West End, Harry in ‘Mamma Mia’ West End, ‘Present Laughter’ national tour. Seasons at Chichester Festival, Sheffield Crucible and Manchester Royal Exchange.
Numerous TV appearances including Prince Andrew in ‘The Windsors’ (Ch4 and Netflix) ‘Worst Witch’ (CBBC) ‘Good Omens’ (BBC,/Amazon) , ‘You Me and the Apocalypse’ (Sky) ‘Father Brown’, ‘Count Arthur Strong’, ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Sherlock’ (BBC) ‘The Sweeter Side of Life’ (Hallmark) and Duncan Harper in ITV's soap Night and Day. Films include ‘Grimsby’, ‘Rezort’, ‘RocknRoller’, ‘Mamma Mia’, ‘Mamma Mia 2 Here We go Again’, ‘Flying Blind’ and the ‘The Oxford Murders’.
Arabella is an actor and writer. She is best known as one of the stars of ‘The Fast Show’. Her numerous television credits also include: ‘Harry Enfield and Chums’, ‘Randall and Hopkirk’, ‘Deceased’, ‘Spooks’, ‘Posh Nosh’, the first two series of ‘Skins’ and, more recently, ‘Drifters’ and ‘Two Doors Down’ and ‘Pure’.
Arabella's first two novels ‘Does My Bum Look Big In This?’ And ‘Onwards and Upwards’ (published by Hodder & Stoughton and Penguin respectively) where both international best sellers. She adapted her next novel ‘Stupid Cupid’ for the screen. More recently Arabella wrote a trilogy of Young Adult novels featuring the character Tabitha Baird.
‘Posh Nosh’, which Arabella wrote and starred in alongside Richard E Grant, was recently repeated on BBC2. Arabella was also a main contributor to the hugely successful ‘Grumpy Old Women’ shows on the BBC.
Arabella has written regularly for the Guardian, Independent and the Daily Telegraph.
Arabella is also a trustee for Sarah and Gordon Brown’s charity TheirWorld, a patron of the single parents’ charity Gingerbread and a regular spokesperson for Cancer UK. She has just trained to be a child’s mentor for the charity Chance UK.