Cast & Creatives – Something Rotten!

Bradley Adams (Brother Jeremiah / Resident Director) 

Bradley trained at the Arts Educational School London. Credits whilst training include: Joseph Pulitzer in Newsies and Curtains. Othe credits: Court Officer / Understudy Leonard Vole in Witness for the Prosecution (West End). Bradley would like to thank his family for their support, especially his mum Carey for everything. @bradley__adams

Bethany Amber-Wilde (Viola) 

Bethany trained at the Arts Educational Schools London, graduating in 2022. Credits while training include: Robin in Lysistrata Jones, Ensemble in Bandstand and ArtsEd Choir at The Olivier Awards. Bethany is thrilled to be joining the cast of Something Rotten! @bethany.amber_

Rachael Archer (Bea) 

Rachael trained at  ArtsEd London. Theatre credits include: Betty Blue Eyes (Novello Theatre); Barnum (Chichester Festival Theatre); Sweet Charity (Menier Chocolate Factory); Hello Dolly and Gigi (Regent’s Park); Aspects Of Love, Vagina Monologues (both UK No.1 Tour); City of Angels (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Imagine This (New London Theatre); Les Miserables (Feature Film) and The Tempest (Theatre Royal Bath).

William Beckerleg  (Tom Snout) 

William trained at Guildford School of Acting. Theatre credits include: Skipper / Resident Puppet Director in Madagascar (UK & International tour); Melman in Madagascar (Australian tour); Trevor Graydon in Thoroughly Modern Millie (Avalon Theatre, Niagara Falls); Jean D’Arm in Summer Holiday (UK Tour); Acrobat in Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); Prince in Cinderella, Joe Wicks in Aladdin, Fairy Fabulous in Jack and the Beanstalk (all Newbury Corn Exchange); Acrobat in Peter Pan (Sunderland Empire); Sebastian in One Flew Over The Turkey’s Breast (Arts Theatre); Curtis in Moonfleece (C Cubed); Jack in Lord of the Flies (St. Augustine’s, Edinburgh); Curly in Peter Pan (Aylesbury Civic Centre). TV/Film credits include: Bad Education (BBC); Midsomer Murders (ITV); Beautiful Human Mess (MetFilm); The Secret (Shoreditch Pictures). Other work includes: Commercials for Channel Four, Milky Way and Ladbrokes.

Matt Beveridge  (Shakespeare) 

Matt trained at Central School of Speech and Drama. He has recently appeared in The Choir of Man as The Romantic (Arts Theatre, Sydney Opera House/USA Tour/NCL-Live From London/Adelaide Festival/London Wonderground). Other credits include: The Frontier Trilogy (The Rabenhof, Vienna); Titanic (Princess of Wales, Toronto); House Of Therapy (Arthur Seelen,NYC); The Last 5 Years (The Hub); Privates On Parade (Union); The Toy Boy Diaries (The Hopemill Theatre); On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (The Union); The Christmas Truce. Film & Television credits: Good To Love (Three Dead Crows Productions); Home For Christmas (JumpStart Productions); Dough (Netflix); The Last Man (Catapult Digital); In Vitro, Terrestrials (Pink Sky Productions); Trendy (Tesa Productions), SuSu (AngeloChinese International); Outside; Scare School (DJS Productions). Matt would like to dedicate his performance to his Mum, Jennifer.

Estelle Denison-French (Rosalind / Dance Captain) 

Estelle is a 2022 graduate from Mountview (BA Hons Musical Theatre, 3 years). Credits whilst in training include: Cosette in Les Misérables, Enid Hoopes in Legally Blonde and 1st Woman / Dance Captain in Carousel. Estelle was also in the choir for the Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends concert (Sondheim Theatre, London). Estelle is thrilled to be making her professional debut at The English Theatre Frankfurt, and would like to thank her family, friends and agent for their support. @estelledf

Liam Huband (Robin Starveling) 

Liam is a 2019 graduate from Bird College. His credits while training include: Darryl Van Horne in The Witches of Eastwick, Justin Theass in Cry Baby, and Tooley in Made in Dagenham. This is not only his first time in Germany but also his first professional job and he can’t wait to join the cast on stage. He is so excited to be a part of this egg-cellent show and is sure the audience will find themselves cracking up at the jokes. Liam would like to dedicate his performance to his late Nan, Dorothy. @liam_lah

Sami Kedar (Nigel Bottom) 

Sami is a recent graduate of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Credits whilst Training: Prince Justin in Beauty & The Beast: A Rocked Up Love Story!; King Midas in Metamorphoses; Miles Gloriosus in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Sami is excited to be part of the brilliant cast of Something Rotten! He would like to thank his family for all their love and support.

Briana Kelly  (Portia) 

Briana Kelly is a recent graduate of the Arts Educational School. Credits whilst training include: Dr. Zhivago in concert (Lambert Jackson Productions); Arts Ed Choir at The Olivier Awards, Bernadette in The Beautiful Game (Arts Ed) and Ensemble in Sweeney Todd (Arts Ed). Something Rotten! will mark Briana’s professional debut, she would like to thank all of her family and friends for making this possible.

Greg Miller Burns (Nick Bottom) 

Greg trained at Arts Educational Schools. Theatre credits include: Assassins (Menier Chocolate Factory); Carrie (Southwark Playhouse); Legally Blonde (Kilworth House); Wicked (West End); Orpheus Descending (Stockwell Playhouse); Tick, Tick…Boom (Etcetera Theatre). TV & Film credits: Angus Lithgow in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (NTS/Sky Arts), Thomas Hepburn in Mary Queen of Scots (Working Title Films), Christian in Lovesick (Netflix), Patient in Ill Behaviour (BBC), Lucas Anderson in Signal Dark (Silver Edge Studios), Chez in Stockpile.

Jonathan Norman  (Shylock) 

Jonathan began his training at the Leicester Dance Company and graduated from Arts Educational Schools London in September 2008.  Theatre credits include: The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Twirlywoos Live, In The Night Garden Live, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (all UK Tours); Singin’ in the Rain (Mill at Sonning); Aladdin (Hackney Empire); Oklahoma (Gordon Craig Theatre); Elf the Musical (Plymouth/ Manchester); We Will Rock You (Copenhagen); Cinderella (Camberley Theatre, Surrey); Aladdin (Camberley Theatre, Surrey);  Dora The Explorer Live (Russia/Saudi Arabia/China Tour); Shaun The Sheep (Saudi Arabia Tour); Mack and Mabel (Southwark Playhouse); Aida (Royal Albert Hall); Peter Pan (Woking); A Chorus Line (Tel Aviv); Dick Whittington (Milton Keynes Theatre); Carmen (London’s O2); Jack & The Beanstalk (Oxford Playhouse) and Cinderella (Grand Theatre, Swansea). Other theatre credits include the Year on Year Awards, the Barbara Cook 80th Birthday Gala and Robin Hood and Babes in the Wood (UK Productions). 

Chris Tarsey  (Lord Clapham) 

Chris trained at Arts Educational Schools London. His credits whilst training include: John Kelly in The Beautiful Game, Ensemble in Catch Me If You Can and Let’s Face the Music (Royal Albert Hall ) and the Olivier Awards 2023. Chris also played Tobias in the Royal College of Music production of Sweeney Todd. He is delighted to be making his professional debut in Something Rotten!

Myles Waby (Peter Quince)

Myles trained at Guildford School of Acting. Theatre credits include: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Bliss The Musical and 1666 (all ATG Workshop); Schwartz at 75 (Lyric Theatre); Roles We’ll Never Play (Union Theatre); Stars of the Future (Phoenix Arts Club); West End Does: Hollywood (Cadogan Hall); West End Does: Christmas (Cadogan Hall); A Night at the Musicals (Royal & Derngate Theatre) and La Traviata (Milton Keynes Theatre). Credits while training: Company, The Pirate Queen, Cry-Baby, Sweeney Todd, The Wedding Singer. Film & TV credits: Path to Ecstasy (Short Film), Yardi: Get Living (Commercial). Something Rotten! is his professional musical debut.

Tom Watson (Nostradamus)

Tom trained at Bird College Conservatoire of Dance and Musical Theatre. Theatre credits include: 2020 The Musical (Cowbarn, EdFringe); The Wizard of Oz (Curve Theatre); Bird Brigade (The Other Palace). Credits whilst training include: Follies, Move it 2022 (ExCel) and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. This is Tom’s first show abroad and he is very excited to be spending his winter in Frankfurt. Tom would like to thank his family, friends and his agent for their continued support. @tom.watson2022

Ewan Jones (Director / Choreographer)

Ewan trained at Arts Educational Schools and holds an MA in Choreography. Choreography for screen includes seasons 2 & 3 of Sex Education (Netflix) and The Ballad of Renegade Nell (Disney+).

Stage credits as choreographer include: The Phantom of the Opera (UAE Tour); Candide (WNO); Barber of Seville (Garsington); The Phantom Of The Opera (Athens, Greece); Sister Act (Director/Choreographer, The English Theatre Frankfurt); Matilda (Director/Choreographer, Folketeateret, Oslo); The Yeomen of the Guard (Grange Festival); Milky Peaks (Theatre Clwyd); She Loves Me (Sheffield Crucible); Der Mond (Opera National de Lyon); L’Enfant et les Sortileges (Opera de Limoges); L’Etoile (Theatre Sao Carlos, Lisbon); Offenbach’s Fantasio (Garsington Opera); The Phantom Of The Opera (Folketeateret, Oslo); Bring It On (Director/Choreographer, Southwark Playhouse); West Side Story (Future Stages/RNCM Theatre, Manchester); The Wizard Of Oz (Sheffield Crucible); 13 – The Musical (Director/Choreographer, Ambassadors Theatre); Travels With My Aunt (Chichester); Ragtime (Charing Cross Theatre); What I Go To School For (Brighton Theatre Royal); The Phantom Of The Opera (Teatrul National Bucharest); The Tales Of Hoffman (English Touring Opera); Ariodante and Giove In Argo (International Handel Festival); The Three Little Pigs (Director/Choreographer, Palace Theatre/UK & International Tour – Broadway World nomination for Best Choreography); Vert Vert (Garsington Opera); Elegies for Angels, Punks & Raging Queens (Criterion Theatre); Altar Boyz (Greenwich Theatre); L’Enfant et Les Sortileges (Britten Theatre); The Mikado (Hackney Empire); Ha Ha Hoods! (UK tour); The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks And The Three Bears (Singapore Repertory Theatre); The Dreaming (Rose Theatre); Mexican Hayride (Sadlers Wells); Don Pasquale (Opera Holland Park); Cabaret (Grand Theatre Swansea); Fame (Grimsby Auditorium); HMS Pinafore – Revisited (Kings Head Theatre – Offies nomination for Best Choreographer); Carousel (Broadway Theatre); Cinderella (Swan Theatre, High Wycombe); Aladdin (Sunderland Empire); Cinderella, Snow White & The Seven Dwarves, Jack and the Beanstalk (Palace Theatre Mansfield); Sleeping Beauty (Malvern Festival Theatre).

Ewan has choreographed work for various drama schools including Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Guildhall, RADA, RAM, RCM, Bird College, Arts Educational Schools London, LSMT and Guildford School of Acting.

Mal Hall (Musical Director)

Credits as Musical Director: Now and Then, Sister Act, Young Frankenstein, Sweeney Todd, Cabaret (all for The English Theatre Frankfurt); Summer Holiday (UK Tour – Associate MD); Mother Knows Best (Above the Arts); Let’s go MT for HD (Above the Arts); Bananaman the Musical (Southwark Playhouse / From Page to Stage); West End Jerseys (Magnetic Entertainment); Legally Blonde (University of Cumbria); Piaf (Charing Cross Theatre). Workshops include: Bananaman the Musical, Girl From the North Country (Assistant Musical Director – The Old Vic)

As Keyboards/Rehearsal Pianist: Matilda (West End and UK tour); Forever Plaid (The Other Palace); Aladdin and Cinderella (both Liverpool Empire); You’ll Never Walk Alone (Queen’s Theatre, London); Tommy (Prince Edward Theatre). Mal is also an install Musical Director at Blackburn International for Viking Cruises worldwide.

Stewart J. Charlesworth (Set & Costume Designer)

Upcoming productions: The Paddington Bear Experience (London); The Odyssey: On Stage (Jermyn Street Theatre). Other credits include: Madame Joyce live at the O2 Indigo (Indigo, O2 Arena); From Here to Eternity (Charing Cross Theatre); Sister Act (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Claus (The Lowry, Manchester); Pigs Might Fly From Mud Puddle Farm (UK Tour); Audra McDonald Live at the Palladium (London Palladium); Imeneo (Royal Academy of Music); Miss Moore Thought Otherwise (Tour); The Dark (Tour); Beowulf, an Epic Panto (King’s Head Theatre); Henrietta (NYMT); Billy The Kid (NYMT); The Magic Flute (Dorset Opera Festival); Manon Lescaut (Dorset Opera Festival); Don Giovanni (Dorset Opera Festival); Cosi Fan Tutte (Dorset Opera Festival); Acis and Galatea (Dorset Opera Festival); Yes Prime Minister (Tour); Pure Dance Natalie Osipova “Ave Maria” (Sadler’s Wells); Dusty (P&O Cruises); The Country Wife (Southwark Playhouse); Goodbye Norma Jeanne (Above the Stag Theatre); The Producers (Asian Tour).

Jamie Platt (Lighting Designer)

Jamie trained at RWCMD and has been nominated for a Knight of Illumination Award, a BroadwayWorld Award and five Offie Awards for Best Lighting Design.


Lighting designs include: Suddenly Last Summer, Sister Act (The English Theatre Frankfurt); The Last Five Years (West End & International Tour); Jellyfish (National Theatre); RIDE (Leicester Curve & Southwark Playhouse); Word-Play (Royal Court Theatre); Kes (Octagon Theatre & Theatre by the Lake); The Barber of Seville (Nevill Holt Opera); Kinky Boots (New Wolsey Theatre); That Face (Orange Tree Theatre); Nineteen Gardens, Octopolis, Either, Paradise, Yous Two (Hampstead Theatre); Something in the Air (Jermyn Street Theatre); Manic Street Creature, The Last Five Years, Strike, Beast, Klippies (Southwark Playhouse); Kiss Me Kate (Leicester Curve); RIDE, Mythic (Charing Cross Theatre); Whose Planet Are We On?, Cracked, Remembrance (Old Vic Theatre); Anna Karenina (Silk St. Theatre); Le Grand Mort (Trafalgar Studios); SUS, Never Not Once, Gently Down The Stream, Alkaline (Park Theatre); Moonlight and Magnolias (Nottingham Playhouse); Beauty and the Beast, Absurd Person Singular (Watford Palace Theatre); The Beat of our Hearts (Northcott Theatre); Singin’ in the Rain (The Mill at Sonning); To Dream Again (Theatr Clwyd & Polka Theatre); Blood Orange, The Moor, Where Do Little Birds Go? (Old Red Lion Theatre); One Who Wants to Cross, Checkpoint Chana, Quaint Honour, P’yongyang, We Know Where You Live, Chicken Dust (Finborough Theatre); Pattern Recognition (Platform Theatre & world tour); Reared, Screwed, Grey Man (Theatre 503). Associate lighting designs include: Frozen, SIX (West End & International); INK, The Night of the Iguana, The Starry Messenger, Bitter Wheat (West End); Albion, The Hunt, Three Sisters, Machinal (Almeida Theatre); Piaf (Buenos Aires); The Phantom of the Opera (Thessaloniki); Stumped (Hampstead Theatre). 

David Sidnev  (Sound Design)

Born in Siberia, David Sidnev studied at the State University of Management in Moscow, Russia as a Civil servant, but during the course of his studies discovered his long forgotten passion for sound engineering. Graduate of Musicians Institute in Los Angeles (2013-2014) as a sound engineer, David first interned at Sunset Sound Studios in Los Angeles in 2014 and in Electric Lady Studios in New York in 2015. David toured all across US with bands such as: King Washington, Crash Kings, Young Dubliners and Collective Soul.

After living in between two countries for several years David was offered, simultaneously, a position in Henson Studios in Los Angeles and a chance to build his own studio in Moscow. He settled on the latter and opened his own studio in January 2017 where he worked with musicians from Russia, USA, England, Germany and Middle East. In the end of 2022 David and his wife moved to Mannheim, Germany. 

Currently David works as a full time sound technician/sound designer at The English Theatre Frankfurt and is in the process of relocating his studio out of Moscow. He also produces a YouTube channel of live music called Abandoned Sessions. Theater credits include: Sound design for Robin Hood, Kindertransport (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Othello (Shakespeare Frankfurt). 

Marc Frankum CDG  (Casting Director)

Marc trained as an actor at Drama Centre London before moving into casting. For The English Theatre Frankfurt, Marc has cast Now and Then, Suddenly Last Summer, Sister Act, Secret Life of Humans (twice), The Totalitarians, Young Frankenstein, The Girl on the Train, Switzerland, The Effect, Sweeney Todd, One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Children, Apologia, Cabaret, The Lion in Winter, Jekyll & Hyde – the Musical, Hand to God, Pygmalion, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Handbagged, Spamalot, The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Glass Menagerie, Disgraced, Death and the Maiden, Other Desert Cities, Ghost – the Musical and Strangers on a Train.

Marc has also cast Bang Bang (Northcott Theatre/UK Tour); The History Boys (Grand Theatre Wolverhampton); God of Chaos; The Kneebone Cadillac (Theatre Royal Plymouth); Cinderella; Aladdin (Theatre Royal Norwich); Baskerville; Aladdin; Moll Flanders; Pieces of String; Much Ado About Nothing; Clybourne Park; Noises Off; Macbeth (Mercury Theatre Colchester); Dracula (Touring Consortium Theatre Company); Tonight at 8.30, Mother Adam (Jermyn Street Theatre); I Capture the Castle (Palace Theatre Watford/Bolton Octagon);  Hand to God, The Woman in Black, The Duck House (all West End); The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night (Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank/Shakespeare’s Globe); Barbarians (Tooting Arts Club); When Blair had Bush and Bunga (Pleasance One); Out of Order, The Full Monty 2018/19 & 2016/17, The Band, Dial M for Murder, An Inspector Calls, End of the Rainbow, Calendar Girls (all UK Tours); Goodnight Mister Tom (West End/Chichester Festival Theatre/The Childrens Touring Partnership); Stepping Out (Salisbury Playhouse); The Mousetrap (60th Anniversary Tour);  The Hairy Ape (Southwark Playhouse); Sign of the Times (Duchess Theatre); Far Away (Bristol Old Vic) and The History Boys (Theatre Royal Bath/West Yorkshire Playhouse) and was casting associate on Big, the Musical (Plymouth/Dublin); Good Canary (Rose Theatre Kingston); The Bodyguard (West End) and Elf – the Musical (West End/Plymouth/Dublin/Manchester) and casting consultant on Love on the Links (Salisbury Playhouse); The Dark Room (Theatre 503); Chinese Whispers (Greenwich Theatre).

Marc has worked alongside fellow Casting Director Sarah Bird on series 6 of Hustle, the BBC One Wales series Crash and various theatre productions.