Snapdragon Productions in association with Park Theatre presents

Toast

by Richard Bean

[In order of appearance]

Steve Nicolson | Blakey
Will Barton | Colin
Matt Sutton | Peter
Simon Greenall | Cecil
Matthew Kelly | Nellie
Finlay Robertson | Dezzie
John Wark | Lance

 

Steve Nicolson | Blakey

Steve’s theatre credits include Warhorse, Dealer’s Choice and The Good Hope (National Theatre), Elder Latimer Is In Love and Small Craft Warnings (Arcola Theatre), Mr Peter’s Connections (Almeida Theatre), Waking (Soho Theatre), Blue Remembered Hills (Sheffield Crucible), A Taste of Honey (Cambridge Theatre), Otherwise Engaged (Yvonne Arnaud), Maple Tree Game (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and What I Did In The Holidays (Oxford Stage Company).

Steve’s television credits include roles in Holby City, Silent Witness, Whitechapel, Casualty, Spooks, Murphy’s Law, A Touch of Frost, Bergerac, The Take, Space Race, Vital Signs, Regicide, Rose and Maloney, Babes in the Wood, Big Bad World, Out of Line, Life After Birth, Dangerfield, Rules of Engagement, Martin Chuzzlewit, Comics, Between the Lines, Young Indie, Soldier Soldier and Bye Bye Baby.

For film, Steve’s work includes Johnny English, K19: The Widowmaker, Bravo Two Zero, Ruby Strangelove, Snow in Paradise, Singularity, Six Bullets, White Lightening, Made in Romania, Falling Through, A Foreign Field, All Men Are Mortal and Let Him Have It.

 

Will Barton | Colin

Will trained at ArtsEd, and his theatre credits include Fings Ain’t Wot They Used To Be (Stratford Theatre Royal), Joking Apart (Salisbury Playhouse and Nottingham Playhouse), Boy On The Swing (Arcola Theatre), The Bowmans and Black Comedy (Watermill Theatre), Festen (Almeida Theatre on Tour), Woman in Mind and Lady Windermere’s Fan (Salisbury Theatre), Feelgood and Because It’s There (Nottingham Playhouse), Young Emma and Neville Southall’s Washbag (Finborough Theatre), Bedtime Stories (Stephen Joseph Theatre), What The Butler Saw (Northampton Theatre Royal), All That Trouble That We Had (Birmingham Rep), Elton’s John’s Glasses (Watford Palace/ UK Tour/West End), The Visit (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Merry Wives of Windsor and Women Of Troy (National Theatre), Angry Old Men (Plymouth Theatre Royal and UK Tour), Webster (Old Red Lion), The Ingolstadt Plays (The Gate) and The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Sheffield Crucible).

His work for television includes Switch, New Tricks, Doctors, Heartbeat, Eastenders, How Do You Want Me, Murder Most Horrid, Space Precinct, Doctor Who, Barking, Jack and the Beanstalk, Where The Heart Is, Peak Practice, The Nicholas Craig Masterclass, The Bill and Casualty.

For film, Will’s credits include The Theory of Everything (Working Title), City Slacker (Tornado) and Oscar and Lucinda (Artisan).

 

Matt Sutton | Peter

Matt’s theatre credits include Jumpers For Goalposts (Paines Plough), King Lear (RSC), The Game and Romeo and Juliet (Northern Broadsides), Up On Roof (Hull Truck Theatre), The Magic Paintbrush (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Steve And Then It Ended (Theatre503), Me & My Friend (King’s Head) and Night Cellar (Battersea Arts Centre).

For television, Matt’s work includes Our Zoo, Doctors, Emmerdale, Distant Shores, Shakespeare Stories: Much Ado About Nothing and The Taming of the Shrew, 55 Degrees North, FC Dave, Cocaine Nation, Rum, Sodomy and the Lash, The Bill: Beech is Back, Forest People and Kid’s Court.

For film, his credits include Girls’ Night Out, Goal 2: Living the Dream and Peter: Portrait of a Serial Killer.
Matt’s radio credits include Bad Elvis, Bang Up, Guardian Angel, Stories for Another Day, Abandoned Projects and The Land of Green Ginger (BBC Radio 4), Writing the City (BBC Radio 3), WWI At Home: Yearning Hearts and King of the Road (BBC Radio Humberside).

 

Simon Greenall | Cecil

Simon’s theatre credits include Seven Stories (Mermaid Theatre) and The Merchant of Venice (Manchester Royal Exchange). Simon’s television career includes work with Armando Iannucci, Harry Enfield and Steve Coogan, most notably roles in I’m Alan Partridge, Cardinal Burns, W1A, Starlings, Inspector George Gently, Common People, It’s Kevin, Pete vs Life, Horne and Corden, Trapped, Harry and Paul, Holy Flying Circus, The Impressions Show, The Wrong Door, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Saxondale, Lead Balloon, The Charlotte Church Show, Bremner, Bird and Fortune, Funland, Popetown, Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married, Smith and Jones and Barking.

Simon’s film credits include the role of Michael in Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Wimbledon, Acts of Godfrey, The Quiet Assassin and Tube Tales.

Simon’s extensive voice credits include creating the voice of the meerkats Aleksandr Orlov and Sergei in the comparethemarket.com series.

For radio, Simon’s work includes many series for BBC Radio 4, Talkback, Tiger Aspect, Above The Title and Hat Trick Comedy.

 

Matthew Kelly | Nellie

Matthew won an Olivier Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of ‘Lenny’ in Of Mice and Men (Birmingham Rep and West End). His other theatre credits include Kafka’s Dick (Theatre Royal Bath), Twelfth Night (Liverpool Everyman), To Sir With Love (Royal & Derngate and UK tour), The History Boys (Sheffield Crucible), The Seagull (Southwark Playhouse), God of Carnage (Nuffield, Southampton), Educating Rita (Menier Chocolate Factory/ Edinburgh Festival), Legally Blonde, Spamalot (UK tours), Buried Child (Curve Leicester), Waiting For Godot (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Sign Of The Times and Lend Me A Tenor – The Musical (both West End), Comedians (Lyric Hammersmith), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Trafalgar Studios), Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare’s Globe), Victory (Arcola Theatre), Amadeus (Wilton’s Music Hall), Mirandolina (Manchester Royal Exchange), Endgame (Liverpool Everyman) and Forgotten Voices (Riverside Studios).

For television, his work includes Cold Blood, Bleak House, Egypt: The Pharaoh And The Showman and The Temple Of The Sands, Moving On, Benidorm, MI High, My Family At War, Forensic Casebook, City Hospital and Stars in their Eyes.
For Film, Matthew’s work includes Showreel, Tribute, Two Stops To Bank and Tortoise.

 

Finlay Robertson | Dezzie

Finlay’s theatre credits include Casualties (Park Theatre), An Invitation and Hostile Reconnaissance (Soho Theatre), The Night Heron (Royal Court), Speed Death Of The Radiant Child and Blown (Plymouth Drum), Screams From Job (Southwark Playhouse), Ring (Fuel/Battersea Arts Centre), Riot Pilot (Hackney Empire), The Alchemist (Riverside Studios) and Kissing Bingo (Finborough Theatre).

Finlay wrote and performed the one-person play Strong Arm as part of the inaugural Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Season. For television, Finlay’s work includes Doctor Who, New Tricks, The Curse of Edgar, Scott & Bailey, Body Farm, Taggart, Garrow’s Law, How Not to Live Your Life, Persuasion, Life Begins, Robin Hood, Hotel Babylon, The Bill, Doc Martin, The Golden Hour, Ny-Lon, Prime Suspect and Peak Practice.
Finlay’s film credits include In a Day, Hammer Of The Gods, Cocknies vs Zombies, Alfie, F and The Story Of.

 

John Wark | Lance

At Park Theatre, John appeared in Thark (for Snapdragon Productions) and The Keepers of Infinite Space.
Other theatre credits include The Winter Guest (West Yorkshire Playhouse/Almeida Theatre), Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us (National Theatre of Scotland/Traverse Theatre), Dog In The Manger, Tamar’s Revenge and Pedro The Great Pretender (RSC), Tamburlaine (Bristol Old Vic/Barbican), The Fear of Breathing and Jamie the Saxt (Finborough Theatre), The Only Girl in The World (Arcola Theatre), The Torchsong Trilogy (Tron Theatre).

Television credits include Outlander, The Ten Commandments, Robin Hood, Taggart and G-Force.
Film credits include Queen of the Desert, A Little Chaos, The Fitzroy, Within the Woods, The Oxford Murders, Late Night Shopping and Breaking the Waves.

Short films include Vocation, Sickness and Disability, Overlord and Siren.