Cast & Creatives for Disgraced

Adam Karim (Abe)

Adam is a recent graduate from Manchester School of Theatre.

Theatre credits inclide: East is East (Tour, ATG); Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare’s Globe). Plays Whilst Training: Blue Stockings, Women of Troy, The Long Road.

Susan Lawson-Reynolds (Jory)

Theatre credits include: To Kill A Mockingbird (Regents Park/UK Tour); The Scottsboro Boys (Young Vic); No Rhyme (Brockley Jack); A Clockwork Orange, Da Boyz, Aeroplane Man (Stratford East); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Novello); The Harder They Come (Stratford East / Barbican / Playhouse / The Adrienne Arsht Center, Miami / Canon Theatre, Canada); Anansi and the Magic Mirror (Talawa, Hackney Empire); Anansi Trades Places (Talawa, Shaw Theatre); Jamie the Saxt (Finborough).

Television includes: Chokepoint.
Film includes: Masaryk; London Road.

Selva Rasalingam (Amir)

Theatre credits include: Midnight’s Children (Royal Shakespeare Company – US/UK tour / Barbican); The Riots (Tricycle); Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom (Tricycle / West End transfer); The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes (Nicolas Kent / Areola); On the Record (Michael Longhurst / Arcola).

TV includes: Legends (Fox21); Luther, Hustle, Doctor Who, Spooks, Torchwood, Waking the Dead, Jonathan Creek (BBC); Joseph (Turner Pictures / BBC); The Borgias (Sky Atlantic); Run, The Golden Years by Arthur Miller (Channel 4); Herod the Great as Herod (Five); Londynczycy (Telewizja Polska); Law and Order (ITV).

Film includes: Damascus Cover, Risen, The Gospel of John as Jesus (Netflix / Lumo), The Veteran, The Devil’s Double,  Man about Dog, Carry on Columbus, Skyfall, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

Charlotte Powell (Emily)  

Charlotte trained at Drama Centre London. Theatre credits include: Don’t Look Now (Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch;) Last of The De Mullins (Jermyn Street Theatre); We Will Be Free (Townsend Productions); The Duchess of Malfi, See What I See (Eyestrings Theatre Company); Julius Caesar, The Tempest (Orange Tree Theatre); Much Ado About Nothing, The Canterbury Tales (RADA Graduate Company); Black Chiffon, Hippolytus, A Yorkshire Tragedy (Tough Theatre); A Rat’s Tale (Shanty Theatre Company).

Television credits include: Across The Line (CBC Canada) and The Worst Witch (GlobalArts/ITV). Film credits include: Romans (WSG Entertainment).

Edward Wolstenholme (Isaac)

Edward recently graduated from the Oxford School of Drama. Theatre credits include: Casa Valentina (Southwark Playhouse); American Buffalo (Wyndham’s Theatre – West End); Unidentified Item in the Bagging Area (Old Red Lion).  Credits whilst training: How To Find Us (Soho Theatre); Othello (North Wall); After The Dance, Blood Wedding, The Three Sisters (Studio Theatre).

Adam Lenson (Director)

Directing includes: The Dead Guy (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Songs for a New World (20th Anniversary Production, St James Theatre); See What I Wanna See (Jermyn Street Theatre); Come Fly With Me (Salisbury Playhouse); Ghost (Guildford School of Acting); The Goodbye Girl (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); West End Recast (Duke of York’s and Phoenix Theatres); Immaculate (Etcetera Theatre) and The Family (Old Vic US/UK Exchange, Public Theater, NY). World Premieres of Dark Tourism (Park Theatre); Everything Else Happened (Assembly, Edinburgh Festival) and Reel Life (Ustinov Theatre and St James Studio). European Premieres of Ordinary Days (Trafalgar Studios); Little Fish and Saturn Returns (Finborough Theatre).

Associate and Assistant Directing includes work with Terry Johnson, John Doyle, Stephen Daldry, Victoria Wood and Maria Friedman. Shows include Merrily We Roll Along (Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival 2014, Harold Pinter Theatre); Race (Hampstead Theatre); The Prisoner of Second Avenue and The Duck House (Vaudeville Theatre); Measure for Measure and Heresy of Love (Royal Shakespeare Company); Six Degrees of Separation (Old Vic); An Inspector Calls (Novello Theatre, Wyndhams Theatre); Speed The Plow (Playhouse Theatre); Road Show, The Color Purple and Talent (Menier Chocolate Factory); La Cage Aux Folles (Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival 2009, Playhouse Theatre).

David Woodhead (Set and Costume Designer)

Theatre Credits include: Tell me on a Sunday (Watermill Theatre & UK Tour); The Wasp (Hampstead Theatre & transfer to Trafalgar Studios); Gaslight (Ed Mirvish Theatre, Toronto); Titanic (Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto & Southwark Playhouse); The Smallest Show on Earth (Mercury Colchester & UK Tour); Billy Liar (Royal Exchange Theatre); Abigail’s Party, Sweet Charity (Leicester Curve); Dinner with Friends (Park Theatre); The House of Mirrors and Hearts (Arcola & Perfect Pitch); Café Society Swing (59E59, New York); Next Fall, Farragut North (Southwark Playhouse); Lizzie Siddal, Knives in Hens (Arcola Theatre); Cornelius (Finborough Theatre & transfer to 59E59 NewYork); Bed & Sofa (Finborough Theatre); Love & Understanding (Battersea Arts Centre); Kindertransport (Unity Theatre Liverpool). Awards: David was a finalist in the Linbury Prize for Stage Design and was awarded Best Designer for Titanic and Lizzie Siddal (2014) at the Off West End Awards.

Chris Withers (Lighting Designer)

Chris trained at Rose Bruford College graduating with a BA(Hons) in Lighting Design. Recent credits include: A Christmas Carol (The Castle, Wellingborough); Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, Joan of Arc, The Talented Mr Ripley (Nominated Best Lighting Design – Offie Awards 2015); Hamlet, 

Thebes, Reptember (The Faction); Heartbreak Hotel (The Jetty, Greenwich); Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Puss in Boots, Robin Hood, Aladdin, Heavy like the Weight of a Flame, The Temperamentals (Greenwich Theatre); Lucy and the Hawk (Northern Stage and Oval House); What the Animals Say (Hull Truck and Northern Stage); The Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie, Othello, Hedda Gabler (UK and Ireland tour); A Quiet Life, Blind Date/27 Wagons full of Cotton (Riverside Studios); Hindle Wakes, December Man, Saturn Returns and The Killing of Mr Toad (Finborough Theatre); Change (Arcola); The Great British Country Fete (Bush Theatre and Tour); Gutted – A Revenger’s Musical (Assembly Ballroom, Edinburgh).

Hendrik Dingler (Sound Designer)

Hendrik Dingler, born in Kleve, Germany, started his career in 1998 as a DJ and Turntablist. After graduating from the School of Audio Engineering in Frankfurt (SAE) in 2005, he started working as a sound technician. In 2013 Hendrik acquired a second academic degree in electronic composition from the Institute for Computermusic and Electronic Media (ICEM), part of the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen. In 2015, Hendrik moved to the Rhein-Main region and joined The English Theatre Frankfurt. His compositions have been played at several venues and festivals in Germany, Switzerland, Canada and China.

Yarit Dor  (Fight Director)

Yarit Dor is a Fight Choreographer and Movement Director. She is a former dancer and dramaturge of Hagit Yakira Dance Company and currently coaches actors in movement, physical skills and fights for stage in drama conservatoires such as RADA, Rose Bruford College and Italia Conti. Credits include: Zastrozzi (Norwich Dragon Hall); Dark Tourism (Park Theatre); The Emperor Jones (Lost Theatre); Titus Andronicus (Greenwich Theatre); Macbeth: Fire Burn (Colchester Shakespeare Festival); Henry V (Peckham Asylum); Kiss of the Earth (Corn Exchange Newbury); Noonday Demons (King’s Head Theatre); Macbeth (RIFT Theatre); A Skull in Connemara (White Bear Theatre); Somewhere between a Self and an Other (Dance 4 Nottingham); Leah (The Place); 2b (The Place); Lysistrata (RCSSD); The Wind in the Willows (Italia Conti); Vanity Fair (AUB).