Cast – Ghost The Musical
John trained at the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. Theatre credits include: Lend me a Tenor (Vienna’s English Theatre); The Thing about Men (Landor Theatre); My Fair Lady (Royal Albert Hall); A Christmas Carol (Creation Theatre); Carmen (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre); Sweeny Todd (Bolton Octagon); Me and Juliet (Finborough Theatre); The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Vice (Arcola Theatre); A Little Night Music (Menier Chocolate Factory & Garrick Theatre); The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre); Chess and Jesus Christ Superstar (Scandinavian Tours). John recently played Bertie in the UK première of Dessa Rose at the Trafalgar Studio’s.
Television credits include: Later with Jools Holland, Spitting Image, Elton John (Royal Albert Hall), Brundibar and Superstar. John was part of both the Les Miserables at the O2 and The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary Concert at the Royal Albert Hall. John has sung as a soloist in many major concert venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican and The Royal Opera House.
David Allwood (Minister / Dance captain)
David trained at Doreen Bird College, London and graduated with a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Dance and Theatre Performance. Theatre credits include: Dancer/skater in La Boheme (Royal Albert Hall); Prince of Wales in Starlight Express (Asia Tour); Turnov in Starlight Express (Bochum, Germany); Ensemble in Zeitlos Benefit Gala (Bochum); Ensemble in Cinderella (Aylesbury Waterside Theatre); Dancer/Stage Fighter in Die Walküre (National Reisopera, Netherlands); Dance Artist in Still Breathing (UK Tour); Ensemble in Beauty and the Beast (UK Tour); Bluebird Soloist in Sleeping Beauty (English Youth Ballet, Wycombe Swan); Lucky in 101 Dalmatians (UK Tour).
TV credits include: Dancer for Pharrell Williams on ITV’s Surprise Surprise, on Sky’s Got to Dance and on the Late Late Show A Song for Eurovision, lead male dancer in the music video for Monarchy Love get out of my Way. Choreography credits include: Zeitlos Charity Gala for S.O.S. Kinderdorf, alternate opening number for Cinderella First Family panto (Aylesbury Waterside Theatre); original production of Noah – The Musical and Robin Hood The Musical (Court Theatre).
Jonathan Bourne (Hospital Ghost)
Jonathan Bourne graduated from the Guildford School of Acting in 2012. Theatre credits include: Reporter / Ensemble in Chess (Channel Island Tour); Featured Soloist in The West End Men (Vaudeville). Credits whilst training include: Lead Tenor/Bryan in The Producers (Yvonne Arnaud); Samuel in The Pirates of Penzance (Electric Theatre); King Herman in Candide (Ivy Arts Centre); Benny Southstreet in Guys & Dolls (Ivy Arts Centre); Steve Sankey in Street Scene; Dromio of Syracuse in A Comedy of Errors; Edward Moulton Barret in Robert and Elizabeth and A Night of Anderson and Petty (Delfont Room, Prince of Wales Theatre). Film credit: Hinckley on Hungry Hill (pursued by Bear Production).
Katrina Dix (Ortisha / Resident director)
Katrina trained and graduated at London Studio Centre, winning the Merrifield Award for outstanding all-round performance. Theatre includes: Heavenly Friend / Ensemble in Carousel (Arcola Theatre); Assistant Choreographer for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Bernie Buchsbaum in Little Me (both at Ye Olde Rose and Crown Theatre); Ensemble in Cinderella (King’s Theatre, Glasgow – First Family Entertainment) and Dracula (Fly on the Wall Theatre Company). Television and film includes: The Nations Best Dance Moment (ITV Television), Dancer in Most Sincerely (BBC4), in Frankenstein (Fox Productions) and in The Legacy (Universal Pictures). Katrina has also appeared in music videos for Fem Fel, Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch, Felix Da Housecat, Arjun and Orson. Katrina has also performed at the 2013 Music Video Awards (Southbank Centre) and for many corporate events (Vodafone & Lisa E Moss Jewellery).
Hannah Fairclough (Louise)
Hannah trained at Arts Educational School, Tring Park. Theatre Credits Include: Swing in The Bodyguard (Adelphi Theatre); Hattie in Soul Sister (Savoy Theatre and UK Tour); Ali in Mamma Mia! (Prince of Wales Theatre); Jack in Mother Goose (Leamington Spa); Swing in Mamma Mia! (two International Tours).
Hannah Grover (Molly Jensen)
Originally from the Heart of England Hannah now lives in London. Her recent theatre credits include: Eva Peron at selected performances of Evita (UK Tour); Brooke Wyndham in the original cast of Legally Blonde (UK Tour); the title role of Cinderella (Qdos production); Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia! (West End); the Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (UK Tour) and Liesl in the Sound of Music (Birmingham Hippodrome).
Raquel Jones (Clara)
Raquel trained at Y.A.P. (BTECH in Performing Arts). She started her career in theatre at the age of sixteen, after being spotted at her end of year showcase. She landed the role of Little Inez, at the West End’s Shaftesbury theatre in the musical Hairspray alongside Michael Ball. After finishing her two years in Hairspray, she has performed around the UK, Europe, and around Australia.
Theatre credits include: Ensemble in Jesus Christ Superstar (World Tour); Tribe in Hair (Munich); Genie of the Ring in Aladdin (Jordan Productions); Chiffon in Little Shop of Horrors (Birmingham Rep Theatre); Dorothy in The Wiz (Greenwich Theatre). TV and Film credits include: Comedy Sketch with Jocelyn and Clive Swift (BBC Radio); Singer for BBC Saturday Show (BBC Television); Talent-search Over The Rainbow (BBC); Children in Need (BBC).
Claudia Kariuki (Oda Mae Brown)
Theatre credits include: Ensemble in Porgy and Bess (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Deloris Van Cartier in Sister Act The Musical (Wexford Opera House); Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray The Musical (Leicester Curve); Sister Chantelle in Bare: The Rock Opera (Greenwich Theatre); Lorraine in Hairspray The Musical (No1 UK & Ireland Tour); Ensemble in Sweet Smell of Success (Arcola Theatre); Sarah in Ragtime The Musical (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, marking her professional theatre debut).
Fergal McGoff (Subway Ghost)
Fergal graduated in 2012 completing his training at Bird College. Theatre credit: The Bodyguard (Adelphi Theatre, West End). Television credits: Britain’s Got Talent (ITV); Take That (The Royal Variety Performance). Commercial credit: Nintendo Wii (Nordic Games).
Marios Nicolaides (Willie Lopez)
Marios graduated from London’s Arts Educational Schools, where he studied Musical Theatre. Theatre credits include: Commodore Perry in Pacific Overtures (Union Theatre, London); Ensemble in White Christmas (Festival Theatre, Edinburgh); Swing in 42nd Street (UK Tour); Dick Whittington (Towngate Theatre, Basildon and Bristol Hippodrome); Edges (Landor Theatre, London); Aladdin (Wyvern Theatre, Swindon); vocalist for the open-air event Christmas at the Scoop and dancer for the 2010 What’s on Stage Awards (Prince Edward Theatre). Screen credits include the feature film Walking on Sunshine (Vertigo Films).
Aaron Sidwell (Carl Bruner)
Aaron’s career began at 18 when he was cast in the BBC’s long running drama Eastenders playing the role of Steven Beale. He played the role for over 100 episodes and received critical acclaim for his 2 hander episode with Adam Woodyatt.
Theatre Includes: Michael Dork in the Olivier Award Nominated Loserville The Musical (West Yorkshire Playhouse & Garrick Theatre West End, Original Cast); Michael Carrington in Cool Rider Live (Lyric and Duchess Theatre West End, Original Cast). Aaron was also nominated for Best Actor in a Musical by Broadway World for his role Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Open Air Tour); Jack Sprat in the UK No1 Tour Carnaby Street – The Musical; Ham in Children of Eden (The Prince of Wales Theatre, West End); Kyle Gibson in The Prodigals (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival), Prince Florizel in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Aladdin (New World Productions and Enchanted Entertaiment) Squeaker in The Wizard of Oz Tour (Enchanted Entertainment). Aaron performed at the 2013 West End Fest at the prestigious Actors Church in Covent Garden alongside some of the biggest names in Musical theatre. Film includes: Lewis in The Nephilim; the Internet drama Almost but not quite and Blood Army.
Other work includes: Aaron has had a successful music career. Alongside his former band The Boston Plan, he was part of a small tour with the No 1 artist Professor Green. They then went on to support Alexandra Burke, Agro Santos, The Wanted and many others. They also performed live on the BBC’s Children in Need.
Biancha Szynal (Mrs. Santiago)
Lead Vocalist on Aidablu, Aida Cruises; Ensemble in Boy Meets Boy (UK première, Jermyn Street Theatre); Diana Morales in A Chorus Line (Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Ltd); Dancer in Classical Spectacular at The Royal Albert Hall; backing singer for Tracie Bennett; Centenary Gala at The New Wimbledon Theatre; Miss Rabbit in Fantastic Mr Fox (Regents Park Open Air Theatre, New Shakespeare Company); Margaret Gormley / Ballet Girl in Billy Elliot – The Musical (Original London Cast, Billy London Ltd).