Catherine Rice - Bev
Catherine is a Liverpool-based Actress, Comedian & Writer. She has performed in many theatre tours up and down the country and has appeared in various television roles over the years- from Waterfront Beat for the BBC, Paramount Comedy’s Takeover TV, as well as Crimewatch – where she was eventually caught and served nine years. Cath has also shot numerous short films, as well as appearing in the feature, Be all & End All, for Whatever Films, and Coronation Street.
She started to work on the comedy circuit back in 2015 and quickly started to make a name for herself throughout different venues across the country, particularly in Manchester & London. She can also be found hosting the sell-out night "Ya Nan's Big Quiz".
She first appeared at The Royal Court in Dave Kirby's Hit Comedy, "Lost Soul ", then she went onto star in Gerry Linford's "Miracle on Great Homer Street." and then "Lost Soul 2". 'Bev' made her debut downstairs in the intimate Royal Court Studio space to a sell-out audience in 2018. Co-written and directed by Stephen Fletcher.
Andrew Schofield- Harry / Various roles / Additional material.
Andrew has appeared in Blood Brothers in 1983 at the Liverpool Playhouse, and in the subsequent transfer to the Lyric Theatre in London's West End. He also appeared as George in Of Mice And Men at The Old Vic, London in 2005.
Theatre credits include: Brick up the Mersey Tunnels as Dickie Lewis; Smigger in Lost Soul in 2007 and 2008; Brian in Good Golly Miss Molly; Moey in the Alan Bleasdale comedy On The Ledge; Paul Sheldon in Misery; the Traveller in Eight Miles High; Danny in Council Depot Blues; Joe in Night Collar, JJ in The Flags and Mr Briggs in Our Day Out – The Musical. He performed all of these roles at The Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool.
Since then he has appeared in A Life in the Theatre, The Sunshine Boys and Mam I'm 'ere (Life in Theatre Productions); Dreaming of a Barry White Christmas (Echo Arena) Royal Court Selection Box, Ellen and Rigby, The Scoiuse Sleeping Beauty (Liverpool's Royal Court).
Film credits include: Sid and Nancy, Distant Voices Still lives, Three Businessmen, Hamlet, Revenger's Tragedy, Under the Mud.
TV credits include: Scully in Alan Bleasdale's Scully. He has also appeared in three more Bleasdale series, as Peter Granville in GBH in 1991, Jake's Progress in 1995, and in Melissa in 1997. Other TV credits include: Maisie Raine, Sharpe, Murphy's Law, Boys from the Blackstuff, The Liverpool Nativity, 15 minutes that shook the World, Cilla, Moving On, Loco, Tin Star, Help.
Stephen Fletcher - Director / co-writer with Catherine Rice
Stephen is a Liverpool-based actor, writer, producer and director.
Since graduation from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), he has appeared in a number of projects on stage, including work at The Donmar Warehouse, West End, The Old Vic, across UK Tours and at The National Theatre. He has also appeared in a number of TV and VoiceOver roles. Stephen was heavily involved with Liverpool’s programme of events for the European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2008, as well as becoming a cultural ambassador for the city.
He is also Producer of his own Theatre Company, Life In Theatre Productions, aiming to create good quality shows at affordable prices, giving work to local actors and practitioners. All his productions have been staged without funding, performed across a number of different theatres and site-specific venues throughout the city, reaching a combined audience of over 50,000 people, largely due to his self-penned, disco-spoof musical, Mam! I’m ‘ere!
As Director, his work includes- A Life in The Theatre, The Sunshine Boys, The Pop-Up Panto, Pete Price is Dead, Ellen and Rigby, NHS The Musical (Theatre Royal, Plymouth), The Scouse Sleeping Beauty, and The Royal Court Selection Box. He also worked as Artistic Advisor for The Liverpool Everyman Playhouse and is currently developing a new musical for Theatre Royal, Plymouth. For more information, visit his website HERE