Cahoots Theatre Company and David Sloan in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of

Twilight Song

By Kevin Elyot

Adam Garcia | Skinner
Bryony Hannah | Isabella
Paul Higgins | Barry/Basil
Philip Bretherton | Harry
Hugh Ross | Charles


Adam Garcia | Skinner
Adam Garcia is a two-time Olivier Award nominee, last seen on the London stage in Kenneth Branagh’s The Winter’s Tale as Lord Amadis opposite Dame Judi Dench (Garrick). Garcia starred in Kevin Elyot’s BBC drama Riot at the Rite with Alex Jennings. Other stage credits include Kiss Me Kate, directed by Trevor Nunn (Chichester/Old Vic); Fiyero in the original London cast of Wicked with Idina Menzel (Apollo Victoria), having helped develop the role in early workshops in New York, and On The Town, directed by Jude Kelly (Théâtre du Châtelet /London Coliseum). He gained international recognition for leading roles in films including Coyote Ugly and Riding in Cars with Boys with Drew Barrymore, and he appears in Branagh’s forthcoming film adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express.

 

 

Bryony Hannah | Isabella
Bryony Hannah is perhaps best known for her lead role as Cynthia Miller in the BBC’s blockbuster drama Call the Midwife. Bryony was Olivier Award nominated for her role as Mary Tilford in The Children’s Hour (Comedy Theatre) opposite Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss, directed by Ian Rickson. Other stage credits include: originating the role of Emilie in War Horse, directed by Tom Morris and Marianne Elliot and Blurred Lines, directed by Carrie Cracknell (National Theatre), and Earthquakes in London, directed by Rupert Goold (National Theatre/Headlong). On television, she recently featured as Cath in season two of Unforgotten with Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar (BBC).

 

 

 

Paul Higgins | Barry/Basil
Paul Higgins has recently been seen on television in the BBC’s hugely popular, award-winning police drama Line of Duty as CS Derek Hilton, co-starring Thandie Newton and Vicky McClure. He appears in Stephen Frears’ forthcoming film Victoria & Abdul with Judi Dench. Earlier key screen roles include those in Armando Iannucci’s political satires The Thick of It and In the Loop for the BBC, and Utopia and Raised by Wolves for Channel 4. His extensive stage credits include Temple, directed by Howard Davies and Luise Miller, directed by Michael Grandage (Donmar Warehouse); Hope, directed by John Tiffany (Royal Court), and for the National Theatre, The White Guard, Children of the Sun and Paul, all directed by Howard Davies, An Enemy of the People, directed by Trevor Nunn and The Hare Trilogy, directed by Richard Eyre.

 

 

Philip Bretherton | Harry
Philip Bretherton is best known for playing Alistair Deacon in the BBC’s classic sitcom As Time Goes By, with Dame Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer. The show ran for nine seasons from 1992 to 2005 and is still in syndication on the Drama Channel here in the UK and on PBS in the USA. Recent stage credits include: Before the Party (Salisbury Playhouse); The National Joke (Stephen Joseph, Scarborough); Frank in Educating Rita (Library Theatre, Manchester); The League of Youth, Tony’s Last Tape and Breaking the Silence (Nottingham Playhouse); Hayfever (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Somewhere in England, God of Carnage, As You Like It Pygmalion and Noises Off (Theatre Clywd); Life After Scandal (Hampstead), and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Royal Exchange).

 

 

Hugh Ross | Charles
Hugh Ross has had a long and distinguished career as an actor and sometime director. He has worked for the RSC, the National Theatre, Sheffield Theatres, and frequently in the West End. He won a Time Out Performer Award for his performance as Malvolio in Cheek By Jowl’s Twelfth Night, and was nominated for an Olivier Award for his performance in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion, directed by Jeremy Sams (Queens). Other recent theatre includes Duncan/Doctor in Macbeth, directed by Jamie Lloyd (Trafalgar Studios), and Waste (Almeida). Film credits include: Sunset Song, The Iron Lady, Patriot Games, Trainspotting and Bronson. He directed the first revival of J.B. Priestley’s The Roundabout (Park Theatre) which recently transferred to New York.