Emily Carding is an experienced Shakespearean actor, having appeared in versions of over twenty of Shakespeare’s plays, both on stage and screen. She holds a BA (hons) in Theatre Arts from Bretton Hall and an MFA in Staging Shakespeare from the University of Exeter. She has, together with independent theatre company Brite Theater, created a number of challenging and innovative shows including Shakespeare in Hell, Lear and Richard III (A One Woman Show) which has won multiple awards and rave reviews internationally. She is currently writing a new one-woman show in collaboration with London Science Museum and also working with local playwright John Knowles on a new show inspired by the character of Caliban from Shakespeare’s Tempest. She is also developing a solo version of Hamlet with audience participation.
A number of films in which she appears are due to be released in 2017-2018 including the comedy horror Scareycrows, a green screen adaptation of Macbeth and Ghost stories (opposite Martin Freeman).
Emily is also a published author and artist and is currently working on a book on the Magic of Shakespeare.
After ten years of living in the South-West, Emily now lives in St Leonards-On-Sea with her teenage daughter Willow, and will be playing Hamlet in Spring 2018 at St Mary in the Castle in Hastings which will then tour to Rye Creative Centre.
Full Cast and Crew details coming soon
Ross is a film maker who has written and directed a number of films including 'The Last Stop' and 'Modern Monsters'. His work has been shown at many prestigious film festivals internationally, including Toronto, San Francisco, Tokyo, New York and Sydney. With 'The Last Stop' premiering in London at the BFI South Bank to great reviews and a sold out NFT1. Subsequently, there was a successful home video release, where it entered the HMV top 20. Recently, Ross has written his first novel, 'Danyrogof Deep', to 4 and 5 star reviews and was an Amazon best seller in November 2014. 'Ruffian on the Stair' is his first theatre project. He is also currently writing and developing a new film, 'Dark Ride' with producer Alex Grace and a dramatic web-series 'Metro Maze'.
Alex studied film and documentary production and at the London College of Communication and has worked on a variety of campaigning films, documentaries, topical comedy shorts and podcasts including the Noemi Weiss’ feature documentary MILK, the hugely popular topical podcast No Pressure to be Funny and a series of films for the Justice Alliance Campaign to save legal aid.
Alex has also produced large scale comedy fundraising shows and campaigns for NGO’s and charities such as sector Amnesty International, Reprieve, Stop Climate Chaos, War Child and War on Want
Rich worked with Blue Devil as co-producer on ‘Ruffian on the Stair’ in 2017 and looked after the press and publicity side of things. Since the departure of the company founder, Rich has joined forces with Alex Grace as fellow producer. He worked as Co-Producer on the feature, ‘Modern Monsters’ in 2001-2003. Outside of the entertainment business, Rich is a market researcher and has worked on products as diverse as smoked sausages and the launch of the iPad. His interest in theatre and film started many years ago and he has worked in varied roles within both independent film and theatre ever since. Whilst living in France, he translated screenplays and advertising copy into English.
Ross Dinwiddy's new adaptation of Kafka's 'In the Penal Colony'
You are cordially invited to a most unusual, mechanically achieved execution - death by means of a complex machine designed and constructed in a nightmare. Tragedy, comedy, horror and the absurd intermingle in this dramatic labyrinth of cruelty, obsession and madness.
The Rialto Theatre
11 Dyke Road
01273 725 230
The Brighton Fringe on-line boxoffices is now open.
You can book tickets for Franz Kafka - APPARATUS on the link below.