Sweeney Todd Cast

Will Arundell (Ensemble / cover Anthony / Pirelli / Fogg / Beadle Bamford) 

Will is an Alumni of the Guildford School of Acting (BA Musical Theatre) and the Royal Northern College of Music (School of Opera and Vocal Studies). Theatre credits include: Frank Russel in Queen of the Mist (Charing Cross Theatre); Colloredo in Mozart! (Catalyst Festival); Mr Mustard in The Factory of Broken Dreams (Norwich Puppet Theatre); Man 2 in The World Goes Round (MAC Theatre Belfast); Simon Stride/Cover Jekyll and Hyde in Jekyll & Hyde (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Kessel in Mack and Mabel (Hackney Empire); Ensemble in Candide (Cadogan Hall); Elvis Goldstein/Ensemble in Honeymoon in Vegas (London Palladium); Henrik in A Little Night Music (Frinton Repertory Theatre); Soloist in The Thursford Christmas Spectacular and Ray the Blade in The Vaudevillains (Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Worthing Theatres). 

Television credits include: Christopher O Kroley in The Killer Beside Me (Discovery ID) Recordings: Ares in Pandora (Original Demo Recording); Reason in Elysium (Original Workshop Recording); Milton in The Devil’s Advocate (Original Demo Recording); Frank Russel in Queen of the Mist (Original London Cast Recording); Pools by Jim Perkins.

Matt Bateman (Aldofo Pirelli / Jonas Fogg) 

Matt trained at The Royal Academy of Music. Credits while training: Fredrik Egerman in A Little Night Music, Bernie Buchsbaum in Little Me, Stan in Don Juan in Soho and Featured Vocalist for Friday Night is Music Night. Other credits include: Backing V ocalist for Festival of Remembrance (The Royal Albert Hall); Surly in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Birmingham Hippodrome & Bradford Alhambra); Hefty Hugh in What the Ladybird Heard (National Tour); Charles Dickens in Dickens Abridged (National tour); Billy/Eugene Fodor in Crazy for You (The Watermill Theatre) and Jeweller/first cover Ubaldo Piangi in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre). Television credits: Backing vocals for Maria Friedman on The Alan Titchmarsh Show. 

Twitter – MattBateman199

Dominic Brewer  (Ensemble / cover Sweeney Todd / Judge Turpin) 

His theatre credits include: Sir Henry in The Hound of the Baskervilles (Barn Theatre, Cirencester); Bob Cratchit in A Christmas Carol (Brewhouse, Taunton); the title role in Dracula, Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Harold in Harold & Maude (all TNT Theatre, European and International Tours); Victor/Poche in A Flea In Her Ear (Tabard Theatre); Timon in Disney’s The Lion King (UK Tour); Twelfth Night and Richard III (Shakespeare’s Globe, Apollo Theatre, West End and Belasco Theatre, Broadway); Lightoller in Titanic (Southwark Playhouse); Bunthorne in the all-male Patience (Union Theatre); Octavius Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra (Creation Theatre, Oxford); Tom in Tom’s Midnight Garden (Theatre By The Lake, Keswick); Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Nanki-Poo in The Mikado (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough and UK tour); Wilfred Owen in Not About Heroes (Rock Theatre, Gibraltar); The Baker in Into The Woods (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); Young Buddy in Follies (Landor Theatre); Earl in Whistle Down The Wind (Palace Theatre, West End & UK tour); Richard Rich in A Man For All Seasons, Jem Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird, Dick/Captain Flint in Treasure Island and Justin West in Dolly West’s Kitchen (Pitlochry Festival Theatre); Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme); Augenti in Passion and The Young Thing in the European premiere of Hello Again (Bridewell Theatre).


Musical workshops, concerts and recordings include: The Best of Rock Musicals (Hammersmith Apollo); Father Taylor in Rebel Song (The Other Palace); The Psammead in Five Children and It (Tristan Bates Theatre); The Night of 1000 Stars and Anthems (Royal Albert Hall); The Next Big Thing, Drive Ride Walk and Maggio in From Here To Eternity (Bridewell Theatre) and Moloch on the studio cast recording of Paradise Lost (SimG Records). 

His film credits include: Peter in Locked Out (UCA); Mute Series: The Late Man (76 Films); Richard in What’s Your Poison? (Fade to Noir); James in Five Minute Meeting (Five Minute Motion) and Private Jones in Above and Beyond: The Craftsman (Ivory London).

Alex Burns (Ensemble / cover Beggar Woman) 

Alexandra studied at the Royal Academy of Music. Theatre credits include: Showtune (Union Theatre); For the Love of Girls (The Other Palace); The Girls (Phoenix Theatre West End); Orville in the Underworld (Workshop); Passport to Pimlico (Rehearsed Reading); A Talent to Amuse (St James’s Theatre Studio). Television credits include: Olivier Awards 2017 (ITV); Don’t Stop Believing (Channel Five)

Ruby Davies (Ensemble / cover Johanna / Tobias) 

Ruby trained at Guildford School of Acting. Credits while training Include: 9 to 5: The Musical (Bellair’s Theatre); Jane Eyre the Musical (PATS Studio Theatre) and Shrek the Musical (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre). 

Concerts include: With a Little Bit of Lerner (Royal Festival Hall). Ruby is very excited to be making her professional debut in Sweeney Todd. 

Stephen John Davis   (Sweeney Todd) 

Stephen was born and educated in Watford and has performed roles in Musical Theatre, Opera and operetta worldwide. Most recently, Stephen appeared as Anselmo in Man of La Mancha for the English National Opera at the Coliseum alongside Kelsey Grammar and was indeed, Mr Grammar’s Understudy as Cervantes/Don Quixote.

West End credits include: The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera; Bishop of Digne, Jean Valjean & Javert in Les Misérables; Brother Reuben in Joseph & his amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat; Bill in Mamma Mia!; Bill Bobstay in HMS Pinafore and Samuel and Major General Stanley in The Pirates of Penzance (D’Oyly Carte Opera).

Other roles include, Emile de Becque in South Pacific (UK Tour); Russian Constable in Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester Festival); Larry in Company (AAC); Sir Joseph Porter in HMS Pinafore (D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, UK Tour); Pish Tush in The Mikado (Carl Rosa, UK Tour); Strephon in Iolanthe (Buxton Festival); Lazar Wolf in Fiddler on the Roof (Frinton Festival); Priest/Journalist and cover Pilate in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Arena Tour); Chick Clark in Wonderful Town (London Symphony Orchestra with Sir Simon Rattle) and Stephen toured the UK & Eire as one of the stars of the critically acclaimed Three Phantoms.

Stephen was invited to perform as Don Atillio in The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary performance at the Royal Albert Hall which was filmed by Universal, broadcast live across the world and is now available on DVD. Studio recordings include, Pasquale in  The Most Happy Fella (JAY/TER); Bill Bobstay the Boatswain in  D’Oyly Carte’s HMS Pinafore (JAY/TER); Chick Clark in Wonderful Town (LSO) with Sir Simon Rattle. Twitter @_stephenjdavis; Instagram @stephenjdavis1

Nathan Elwick (Beadle Bamford) 

Nathan trained at Arts Educational Schools. Theatre credits include: Aladdin (The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil); Salad Days (UK Tour); Young Frankenstein (Garrick Theatre West End & Newcastle Theatre Royal); Aladdin (Nottingham Playhouse); The Glenn Miller Story (UK tour); The Olivier Awards, Follies in Concert (Royal Albert Hall). Radio credits: Friday Night is Music Night (BBC) 

Samantha Ivey (Beggar Woman / cover Mrs. Lovett) 

Samantha trained at Millennium Performing Arts. For the past 5 years Samantha has been performing concerts all over the world. Whilst in training Samantha played the role of Babe Williams in the Pyjama Game. She has performed at The Royal Festival Hall for Soft Cell’s Marc Almond and played the leading lady in the UK tour of Rockin Through The Ages. 

Other venues performed at include The Hippodrome London, The Phesantry, The Union Theatre and many of the children’s hospitals around London for the charity Spread A Smile.

Sarah Ingram (Mrs. Lovett) 

Sarah’s many theatre credits include: Miss Jane in Floyd Collins (Wilton’s Musical Hall); Paulette in Legally Blonde (The Curve, South Korea Tour); Grand High Witch in The Witches (The Curve and Tour); Medium / Aunt in See What I Wanna See (Jermyn Street Theatre); Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd (Twickenham Theatre); Stella in Follies (Opera de Toulon); Josie in Taboo (Brixton Club House); Mrs Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (York Theatre Royal and Tour); Miss Hannigan in Annie (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Road Show (Menier Chocolate Factory); Hannah Owens in Flashdance (Shaftesbury Theatre, West End); Miss Adelaide in Guys & Dolls (Kilworth House Theatre, Leicester); Mrs Blair in Inherit The Wind (Old Vic Theatre); Ursula in Much Ado About Nothing (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Sarah/Naomi in Imagine This (New London Theatre & Plymouth Theatre Royal); Mrs Pearce in My Fair Lady (Singapore/Kuala Lumpa); Lina Lamont in Singing in the Rain (Hereford Court Yard); Marge McDougal in Promises Promises (Sheffield Crucible); Mrs O’Brian in Showboat (Royal Albert Hall); Felicia in Murderous Instincts (Savoy Theatre); Dinah Murphy in South Pacific (Royal National Theatre); Sonia Walsk in Neil Simons’ They’re Playing Our Song (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Therese Talien in the original West End production of Napoleon (Shaftesbury Theatre); Mrs Cratchitt in A Christmas Carol (Derby Playhouse); Maddie in Women Laughing (Not The National Theatre Tour); Sarah’s own one woman show Portrait of a Lady (New End Theatre, Hampstead); The Dressmaker in Spin (Royal National Theatre Studio); Sylvie in Oklahoma! (Royal National Theatre and Lyceum Theatre); Anya in A Brief Affair (The Bridewell Theatre); Catherine in Martin Guerre (Prince Edward Theatre); Mona in Chicago (Leicester Haymarket); Maggie in Yakety Yak and Rosie in Cabaret (The Sheffield Crucible). 

National tours include Scrooge with Anthony Newley, Minnie Faye in Hello Dolly with Dora Bryan, Alternate Laurey in Oklahoma! and Anytime Annie in 42nd Street. Film and television credits include: Daphne in Open Air, Come Home Ginger for Mentorn Films, Sylvie in the film of the Royal National Theatre’s production of Oklahoma!, Sarah/Naomi in PBS’s production of Imagine This and Barbra Cutter in Father Brown for BBC.


David Pendlebury (Judge Turpin) 

David trained at Leicester University (BA Hons) and London College of Music (ALCM). West End theatre credits include: Kiss of the Spider Woman (Shaftes-bury Theatre); City of Angels (Prince of Wales Theatre); The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Dominion Theatre); HMS Pinafore (Savoy Theatre and Shubert Theatre, Connecticut, USA); Disney’s The Lion King (Lyceum Theatre); The Phantom of the Opera 25th Anniversary (Royal Albert Hall).

Fringe credits: Edmund Kean: Child of the Sun (King’s Head Theatre, Islington); Once Upon A Mattress (Union Theatre, London); Profumo The Musical (Waterloo East Theatre, London); Anything Goes (Gatehouse Theatre, London); In Gay Company (Jermyn Street Theatre, London); Into the Woods (Cockpit Theatre); Nice Work If You Can Get It (Gatehouse Theatre, London), Hello Again (Union Theatre, London). Regional credits: Jesus Christ Superstar (Civic Theatre, Chelmsford); Leonardo, A Portrait of Love (Old Fire Station, Oxford); The Pirates of Penzance, Little Shop of Horrors and Me & My Girl (Kilworth House Theatre, Leicester). 

Tours: Chess (Original National & International Tour); Jesus Christ Superstar (20th Anniversary National Tour), The Producers (International Tour).

Opera credits include: Aida (National Indoor Arena, Birmingham); Carmen (Dortmund, Munich and Zurich). Television credits include: The Laurence Olivier Awards 1993 and 1998 (BBC); The Prince’s Trust: A Royal Gala 1997 (Carlton); The Making of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast; Jim Davidson’s Generation Game 1997 (BBC).

Recordings include: Bristow; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Original London Cast); Missouri; Nosferatu; Jumpin’ The Tracks; Starlight Express (Booth Singer).

Charities: Chairman of West End Cares (1994 – 2003)  & Theatrecares (2003 – 2008); Founder, Chairman & Trustee of the charity, The Make A Difference Trust (trading as TheatreMAD) (2008 – 2016), producing fundraising events such as Late Night Cabarets,  West End Eurovision, West End Bares, A West End Christmas & the annual Theatre Bucket Collections Appeal. www.davidpendlebury.info

Matthew Facchino (Anthony) 

Matthew recently graduated the London School Of Musical Theatre on the Ian Fleming Scholarship. Professional theatrical credits include: Hanschen in Spring Awakening (Let Me In Productions); Ens/1st Pirate King in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Pirates of Penzance (Wilton’s Music Hall, London); Ramble in Lock Up Your Daughters (Bridewell Theatre, London); Collins in Rent (Curve Theatre, Leicester); and Sam in 16 And Pregnant: The Musical (Perfect Pitch).

TV and radio credits includes: Olivier Awards (Royal Opera House, 2016), No Limits: A Song Cycle (OCR), and A Gala Celebration in Honour of Kevin Spacey (Radio 2: Live at the Old Vic). Matthew regularly appears as a guest vocalist at London venues including The Other Palace and The Union Theatre.

Aliza Vakil (Johanna) 

Aliza is a recent graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Credits whilst training include Dot/Marie in Sunday in the Park with George, Ruthie/Bud in Bat Boy: The Musical and Ensemble/Actor-Musician in Pippin.

Other theatre credits include Mary in The Beautiful Game (The Other PalAce); Celeste in Sunday in the Park with George (The Other Palace); Ilse in Spring Awakening (Curve, Leicester) and Morgan Le Fay in Pendragon (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds) all with the National Youth Music Theatre. In 2019, Aliza was a finalist in the Sondheim Society Student Performer of the Year. Aliza is thrilled to be making her professional debut in Sweeney Todd.

Lucy Warway (Tobias) 

Lucy trained at the Guildford School of Acting. Theatre credits include: Tracey Atkinson in Billy Elliot the Musical (Victoria Palace). Credits whilst training include: Mademoiselle Gabrielle in Dear World, Eileen in Wonderful Town, Alice in Closer.

Derek Anderson (Director / Co Lighting Desinger)

Derek studied Film and Television Production at the North East College of Scotland followed by Theatre Production from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. On his directing debut, Derek won the 2015 Whatsonstage Award for Best Off-West End Production for Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Twickenham Theatre. The critically acclaimed production, starring Olivier Award-winner David Bedella in the title role, was also nominated for Best Musical Revival. For Aberdeen Arts Centre Derek directed the Kander and Ebb musical Cabaret, Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company and The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh. At The English Theatre Frankfurt Derek has directed Hand to God, The Lion in Winter and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest. 

Other work includes Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim for Stowe Arts and the world premier of Eyes Closed, Ears Covered by Alex Gwyther at the Bunker Theatre which was nominated for three Off-West End Awards. Recently Derek directed Ticker by Tom Machell, a new play currently running at the Edinburgh Festival. 

Matt Ramplin (Musical Supervisor) 

Matt is from London and trained at Cardiff University. Theatrical credits as Musical Director include: Starlight Express (Bochum); Cabaret (ACT); Sweeney Todd (Twickenham Theatre); Singin’ in the Rain (Gatehouse); See Rock City & Other Destinations (UK Premiere, Union Theatre); You Won’t Succeed on Broadway (Garrick Theatre); [Title of Show] (UK Premiere, Edinburgh); When Midnight Strikes (Gatehouse); Privates on Parade (Greenwich Theatre); Peter Pan (Lighthouse Poole). Theatrical credits as Assistant Musical Director include: Starlight Express (Bochum); Rags (Lyric Theatre).

Awards & Nominations: Starlight Express (Best Show – LEA Awards – 2019); Sweeney Todd (Best Off West-End Production – What’s On Stage Awards – 2015); When Midnight Strikes (Nomination – Best Musical – Off West-End Awards 2013).

Mal Hall  (Musical Director)

Mal trained at Arts Educational Schools, London. As Musical Director/Associate credits include: Cabaret (The English Theatre Frankfurt and Deutsches Theater Munich); Summer Holiday (UK Tour); Mother Knows Best (Above the Arts); Let’s go MT for HD (Above the Arts); Bananaman the Musical (Southwark Playhouse); WestEnd Jerseys (Magnetic Entertainment); Legally Blonde (University of Cumbria); Bananaman the Musical (From Page to Stage); Piaf (Charing Cross Theatre). Mal is delighted to be returning to the ETF after a successful season with Cabaret. 

Lee Crowley  (Choreographer)

Theatre credits include: Afterglow (Southwark Playhouse); Company (Aberdeen Arts Centre); The Spitfire Grill (Union Theatre); Fabric (Underbelly Edinburgh Festival) – Winner of The Scotsman Fringe First; Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (Mercury Theatre, Colchester); Remote (NT Connections);  Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Twickenham Theatre) winner of the What’sOnStage Award for Best Off-West End Production 2015; The Perfect Wife (Newbury Corn Exchange); Cabaret (The Aberdeen Arts Centre); Alice in Wonderland (Old Rep in Birmingham); Black Eyed Susan, Rapunzel, The Glass Slipper and Mansfield Park (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds); Cinderella and Aladdin (Salisbury Playhouse); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (British Shakespeare Company – Open Air Shakespeare Festival); Little Me (Bloomsbury Theatre); The Wedding Singer (Lowry Theatre, Salford). Movement and Choreography projects for L.A.M.D.A – ArtsEd – Young Vic – National Youth Theatre – National Youth Music Theatre – Sylvia Young Theatre School. Instagram: leecrowleymovement

Rachel Stone (Set Designer)

Design credits include: The Niceties (Finborough Theatre); World’s End, Boy With Beer (King’s Head Theatre); Apologia, Hand to God (The English Theatre Frankfurt); Dessert, Stalking the Bogeyman, Upper Cut, Short and Stark (Southwark Playhouse); Calamity Jane (Tring Park School of Performing Arts); Cabaret (ACT Aberdeen); Sweeney Todd (Twickenham Theatre); That Face, Carousel (Landor Theatre); Songs for a New World, My Mother Said I Never Should (Bridewell Theatre); Ruffled (Theatre 503); Company (Pleasance Theatre).

Associate credits include: Handbagged (UK Tour, Roundhouse Theatre Washington and 59E59 New York); Disco Pigs (Irish Repertory Theatre, New York); The Grinning Man (Trafalgar Studios); Bad Jews (Arts Theatre), The EL Train (Hoxton Hall).

Assistant credits include: Tree (Young Vic); Bridges of Madison County (Menier Chocolate Factory); True West, Dead Funny (Vaudeville); Cendrillon (Glyndebourne); Knight’s Tale (Imperial Theatre, Tokyo); Agrippina, Oliver! (Grange Park Opera); The Secret Theatre, The Winter’s Tale (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse); The Band (UK Tour); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Theatre Cocoon, Tokyo); Bat Out of Hell (Coliseum); Fatherland (Royal Exchange); Watership Down (Watermill Theatre); Groundhog Day, The Lorax, Future Conditional (Old Vic); The Mentalists (Wyndham’s Theatre); Anything Goes (UK Tour); This Is My Family (Sheffield Crucible); 13 (Apollo Theatre), Steel Magnolias (UK Tour).

Olivia Ward   (Costume Designer)

Olivia trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts specialising in design. Since graduating in 2012 she has worked extensively in the west end including Drury Lane Theatre, The Apollo and The Almeida Theatre. Olivia has designed costumes and set for various productions in London at the White Bear, The Union, The Tabard and site specific venues. This is Olivia’s first show with The English Theatre Frankfurt, and second production with Derek Anderson. 

Johannes Paul “J.P.” Volk   (Lighting Designer)

J.P. is a free lance lighting designer/ programmer and technician. He came in touch with theatre lighting just before he left high school when he worked with an amateur musical group in Mainz. He was fascinated by the possibilities of lighting and how much lighting can contribute to story-telling in theatre. The fascination grew even more when he came in touch with moving lights. So he started working with a lighting company whilst studying physics at university of Bonn, as there was no education for lighting design in Germany at that time. Eventually, lighting became a full-time job. J.P has worked on a vast number of productions during the past 25 years, ranging from trade shows, corporate events to TV, documentary film, theatre, musical and opera. J.P. is very happy working alongside Derek on Sweeney Todd.

TV and film credits include Wetten, dass (ZDF), ZDF Spezial, Das Wunder der Zugvögel (Caligari Film/ZDF) and many more. Design credits include Entführung aus dem Serail Die Weisse Rose (HfMdK, Frankfurt); Sommernachtstraum, Shakespeare’s gesammelte Werke – leicht gekürzt (Freilichtspiele Schwäbisch-Hall); Fame, Little Shop of Horrors (Musical Factory, Mainz); unterm Milchwald (Kammerspiele Mainz); Black Rider, Alice in Wonderland, Canterville Ghost, Witches (The English Theatre Frankfurt). Programming/operating credits include Sunset Boulevard (The Really Useful Group); La vie en rose, Eugen Onegin and many more operas and ballets for the Staatstheater Wiesbaden; Saturday Night Fever, Venus in Fur, Ghost, The Life (The English Theatre Frankfurt).

Stephan Weber (Sound Supervisor)

Stephan startet his theatre career in Ettlingen where he did the operating and sounddesign for the Schlossfestspiele Ettlingen with several Musicals from 1995 to 2003. In 2000 he studied at the SAE Institute in Munich and gratuated with the audio engineer diploma. In 2003 he started at the Burgfestspiele Bad Vilbel where he still is working as audio consultant. He Also worked as Sounddesigner for many shows with big live Orchestras and famous solo artist and  for Musicals in other german theatres like eg. the Stadttheater Pforzheim. His company “Studio22”, founded in 1992, is responsible for the entertainment environment of some cruise companies like Hapag-Lloyd and TUI Cruises. Since 2010 he is working for The English Theatre and is happy to work as  Sound Designer for Sweeney Todd.

Hendrik Dingler (Sound Designer)

Hendrik Dingler is a Frankfurt am Main based composer, sound designer, EDM DJ & live performer known as Hendrik Klangrausch and audio engineer. Since 2015 and after finishing his studies in Electronic Composition at the Folkwang UdK in Essen, he works full-time at The English Theatre Frankfurt. Pieces of him were played at the Lange Nacht der Museen (Darmstadt), the Galerie Lausberg (Toronto, Canada) and at the Music Festivals Limburg on/off, Next Generation (ZKM, Karlsruhe), Linux Audio Conference (Maynooth, Ireland) and the Musicacoustica−Bejing (China).

Compositions and Sound Designs: Quadrangle AV (Cultural Capital 2010, Zeche Zollverein Essen, Germany); Ruhrlautsonate (Pina Bausch Theatre, Folkwang UdK); Stadt Land Ruhr (Pina Bausch Theatre, Folkwang UdK); Cats lost in Space (short film by Eva Münnich); Regenbogenmaschine (short movie by Samuel Maasho and Riccardo Jurkovic); The Children, Apologia, The Lion in Winter, Hand to God, Disgraced, Witches, Living with Lady Macbeth (all for The English Theatre Frankfurt); TAMAH (short film by Erhan Yürük, participation at the 6th International Film Music Competition, original music by Jeremy Dirat); Cut’n go ahead v.0.1.5 (performance at the Institut für Neue Medien Frankfurt). www.hendrikdingler.de

Melanie Schöberl  (Assistant Costume Design)

Melanie`s first experience as a costume designer was for the Chaincourt Theatre Company at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main. In 2006 she worked as a costume assistant for the choreographer/director Wanda Golonka on Crave by Sarah Kane. During the same year she was part of the creative team of the Sebastian Hartmann production Being Lawinky. She did costume design for The Threepenny Opera, The Crucible and Master Class. 

Her work for ETF as assistant costume designer includes The Who`s Tommy, Rain Man, Breaking the Code, Sweet Charity, Good People, The Ruling Class, Saturday Night Fever, Venus in Fur, The Collector, Other Desert Cities, Death and the Maiden, The Glass Menagerie, The Life, Disgraced, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Spamalot, Handbagged, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Pygmalion, Jekyll & Hyde, Hand to God, The Lion in Winter, Cabaret, Apologia, The Children and One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

Marc Frankum CDG  (Casting Director)

Marc originally trained as an actor at Drama Centre London 

before moving into casting.


For the English Theatre Frankfurt, Marc has cast 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 The History Boys (Grand Theatre Wolverhampton); God of Chaos, The Kneebone Cadillac (Theatre Royal Plymouth); Cinderella, Aladdin (Theatre Royal Norwich); Moll Flanders, Pieces of String, Much Ado About Nothing, Clybourne Park, Noises Off, Macbeth (Mercury Theatre Colchester); Dracula (Touring Consortium Theatre Company); The Full Monty 2018/19 & 2016/17 (UK Tour); Tonight at 8.30 (Jermyn Street Theatre); The Band (UK Tour); I Capture the Castle (Palace Theatre Watford/Bolton Octagon); Out Of Order (UK Tour); Hand to God (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); Dial M for Murder (UK Tour); The Duck House (West End); Goodnight Mister Tom (West End/Chichester Festival Theatre/The Children’s Touring Partnership); Stepping Out (Salisbury Playhouse); The Mousetrap (60th Anniversary Tour), The Woman In Black (West End); An Inspector Calls (UK Tour); Mother Adam (Jermyn Street Theatre); The Hairy Ape (Southwark Playhouse); End of the Rainbow (UK Tour); Sign of the Times (Duchess Theatre); Calendar Girls (UK Tour); 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.