Chris trained at Bretton Hall.
When not acting Chris works as a presenter, a close up magician, a voice over artist and as a stilt walker. He’s also a former World Champion Living Statue.
Theatre credits include: Perkins in the UK Tour of Blood Brothers, Bobby in Company, Peter Perfect in The Wacky Races, Emcee in Cabaret, Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show, Soul Traders, Mexican Proverbs and Carousel. He has previously toured outdoors in the UK in an outdoor Commedia dell’Arte production of Gentle Harry’s Farm for The Rude Mechanicals and in a critically acclaimed production of The Taming of the Shrew for Oddsocks for whom he has also appeared in tours of Much Ado About Nothing and Macbeth. Chris is a regular fixture in pantomimes all over the country including seasons in Sleeping Beauty (Coventry), Cinderella (The Lowry, Cannock & Swindon), Beauty & the Beast (Billingham & Stevenage), Aladdin (Peterborough & Kendal), Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Stevenage) and The Ideal Gnome Expedition (Wellingborough).
TV credits include A Touch of Frost, Coronation Street, Emmerdale (as 3 different characters), The Royal Today, My Parents are Aliens and The Quest (all ITV), Crimewatch and The Chase (both BBC) and as two different characters on Hollyoaks (Channel 4). He is also an experienced compere and a guest presenter on BBC’s The One Show.
Commercial credits include Tesco, Gillette ProGlide, Ford, Co-op, Somerfield, LighterLife, AXA, DHL, Kutchenhaus, Phillips, DFS, BrightHouse and Ronseal.
Katy was born and raised in Wrexham, North Wales and graduated with a first class honours degree from the Birmingham School of Acting. Katy then decided to combine her love for acting and music by undertaking further training in Musical Theatre at the Royal Academy of Music where she had the honour of performing in front of HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Having played our Belle in last year’s pantomime Beauty and The Beast, we’re delighted to have Katy back, this time in the principal role of Jack.
Theatre credits include: Blood Brothers (The Phoenix Theatre, London); Beauty & The Beast (Harrogate Theatre); Very Brief Encounters (Siteline Productions); Christmas Reloaded (Old Red Lion); Erics (Liverpool Everyman); Mrs. DeCorsa in the new musical Blaze; Rubella De Zeese in the pantomime Cinderella Rockafella; Babe in Crimes of the Heart and Annie in Gold Dust.
Film credits include: H in Blissed (University of Central England) and Best Friend in Swimming Pool Story (Bourneville Productions).
Commercial credits include KFC, Morrisons and Bold 2 in 1.
David trained at the University of Hull.
His theatre credits include: Promised Land (Red Ladder Theatre Company); The Merchant of Venice (York Shakespeare Project); Last of the Dragons (Manhattan Children’s Theatre); Uncle Phil on TV (Watson Theatre); Napoli (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Dumb Waiter, Sleeping Beauty, Gob, Radio Radio!, Entente Florale, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and Aladdin (Harrogate Theatre).
Film credits include: When Eric Met Ernie, WKD Core Cider Viral, Vince Conway 2: Back in Business, Balloons, Cinema of Horror, Going Home.
Polly trained at Manchester Metropolitan University School of Theatre & with The National Youth Theatre.
Theatre credits include: The Heretic (Library Theatre) The Blue Room, Hay Fever, Keep Smiling Through, The Memory of Water, A Chorus of Disapproval, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Our Country’s Good, The Recruiting Officer, Private Lives, Loot, After Miss Julie, Cinderella (Theatre By The Lake, Keswick); Much Ado About Nothing, Dangerous Corner (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds); Beauty & The Beast, Dick Whittington, Cinderella, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs (Harrogate Theatre); Saint Joan (National Theatre); Transmissions (Birmingham Rep); Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella (Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury); As You Like It (New Vic Theatre, Stoke); Dona Flor & Her Two Husbands, 147 (Dende @ Lyric Hammersmith and National Tour); Marilyn (Greenwich Theatre); 1984, Private Lives (Tour De Force European Tours); The Importance of Being Earnest (Tour De Force Middle East Tour); The Rivals, Red Skies Over The Severn (Swan Theatre, Worcester) and Romeo & Juliet (English Shakespeare Company).
Television and film credits include: Coronation Street, Emmerdale; Doctors, Casualty; Back Up; Martina Cole’s Lady Killers; The Murder of Stephen Lawrence; R.T.F.M. (Perfectly Polite Pictures); Large (104 Films) and Bulb (Bufo Films).
Tim trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and then joined the Old Vic tour of Flare Path.
Theatre credits include: Great Expectations, Spring & Port Wine, Noises Off (Southwold Theatre); three seasons at Chester Gateway performing new plays; Phantom of the Opera, The Gambler, The Entertainer, Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’Be, Iron Dreams, From a Jack to a King, Macbeth (Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch); The Rise & Fall of Little Voice, Hansel & Gretel, All Mixed Up, Blow the Whistle (New Vic Theatre, Stoke); Relatively Speaking (Richmond Productions/India Tour); Field, Johnny Thunder & The Trousers Of Destiny (New Wolsey Theatre); Gruffalo (Tall Stories) and Watercolours (Quicksilver Theatre).
Harrogate appearances include: Beauty & The Beast, Dick Whittington, Aladdin, The Fantasticks, Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs, Sleeping Beauty, Jack & the Beanstalk, Mother Goose, Babes in the Wood, Aladdin, Dick Whittington and Cinderella.
Television credits include: My Hero, If I Had You, Strange, Basil Brush, The Phoenix & the Carpet, The Bill, Casualty, Heartbeat and Hungary ’56.
Film credits include: Upstaged, Paper Chase and most recently The School of Roar with Hale and Pace.
Commercial credits include: Go Compare and Kwikfit.
Tim has also done voiceovers for the computer games industry, the BBC with Spooks and ITV’s The Jury. He’s also presented a Ladbrokes intranet commercial, and most recently featured as Mr Lynch in Holby City.
Philip trained at Arts Educational, London.
Philip has most recently been playing The Narrator in Blood Brothers (The Phoenix Theatre in London).
Other recent theatre appearances include Waiting For Godot (Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield); Aladdin (Key Theatre Peterborough); Murder With Love (no.1 U.K. tour); Pygmalion (Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield); Up and Under (U.K. tour); The Elephant Man (Broadway Theatre, Catford, London); The Full Monty (Key Theatre Peterborough); Road (Tabard Theatre, Chiswick, London); Blood Brothers (no.1 U.K. tour); Rebellion (Hackney Empire, London); Tommy (no.1 U.K. tour); Jesus Christ Superstar (no.1 U.K. and European tour); Carousel, Peter Pan, Murder is Easy (Palace Theatre, Westcliffe); The Best of Broadway (no.1 European tour); Oklahoma (Aberystwyth Arts Centre); Dick Whittington, Jack and the Beanstalk (Theatre Royal, Plymouth).
Recent television and film credits include: The Bill (Talkback TV); Brits Who Made The Modern World (Channel 5/Discovery Channel); Christmas Eve (independent film); Romeo and Juliet (independent film).