Mary-Ann Cafferkey

Michael Leopold

Mary-Ann Cafferkey

Michael Leopold

London Live with Tim Hardy

Wonderful interview about our current ★★★★★ production Proof

Front Foot’s production is intimate and powerful

Carn’s Theatre Passion★★★★★

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Female Arts★★★★

very fine show, which would have sat perfectly well in a West End theatre

London Pub Theatre ★★★★

The cast is led by Julia Papp, who gives a powerfully emotional performance, capturing Catherine’s extreme fragility and carrying the audience with her as her mood veers between infectious joy and utter despair.

Carn’s Theatre Passion ★★★★

Subtle and memorable performances

London Pub Theatre ★★★★

“This is a timeless play and a bargain of a production. Catch it now while you can!”

London Pub Theatre★★★★

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Subtle and memorable performances

London Pub Theatre ★★★★

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Female Arts★★★★

very fine show, which would have sat perfectly well in a West End theatre

London Pub Theatre ★★★★

Front Foot’s production is intimate and powerful

Carn’s Theatre Passion★★★★★

“This is a timeless play and a bargain of a production. Catch it now while you can!”

London Pub Theatre★★★★

The cast is led by Julia Papp, who gives a powerfully emotional performance, capturing Catherine’s extreme fragility and carrying the audience with her as her mood veers between infectious joy and utter despair.

Carn’s Theatre Passion ★★★★

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Proof delivers strong performances across the board and is a labour of love for all concerned

Mary-Ann Cafferkey

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 Mary-Ann was trained at The Bridge Theatre Training Company and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple and at The Salon:Collective.

Mary-Ann’s theatre credits include: Kate in The Taming of the Shrew, Isobel in Measure For Measure, Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Viola in Twelfth Night, Adela in The House of Bernarda Alba, Vanessa in The Chair, Jess in Love and Money, Prudence in Beyond Therapy, Nina in The Seagull, Connie in A Chorus Line, Maria in West Side Story.

Recent film credits include: The Red LineNormalisation and Bigga Than Ben and recent Web and TV pilots Expenses Only and The Jason Philips Show.

Mary-Ann’s recent voice over work includes Dr Who:Antidote to Oblivion alongside Colin Baker.
Mary-Ann also sings lead and harmony vocals with a successful covers band called The Rumours.

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KIM HARDY

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Kim Hardy was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple and at The Salon:Collective.

Recent theatre credits include: Konstantin in The Seagull (The White Bear Theatre), Feste/Sebastian in Twelfth Night (Hoxton Hall), Hotspur in Henry IV (Rose Theatre Southbank), Lee in On the Ropes (Theatre Delicatessen), Kai in Boom (Bush Theatre), Boyson in Four Corners One Heart (Theatre 503), Andrei in Three Sisters, Romeo in Romeo and Juliet, Lysander in Midsummer Nights Dream, Louis the Dauphin in King John (Cockpit Theatre).

Recent film credits include: Jacob in Forever Tomorrow, Lucas in Lamb’s Damnation, Henry in Enginex4, Luke in Hidden Angel, John in Prick.

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JULIA PAPP

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Catherine

Julia was trained at the Hungarian Academy of Dramatic Arts and studied Meisner technique at The Actors’ Temple and at The Salon:Collective.

Julia’s theatre credits include: Nina in The Seagull, Sonya in Uncle Vanya, Natasha in Three Sisters, Viola in Twelfth Night, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Rosalind in As You Like It, Abigail in The Crucible, Veronica in The Fall of Man, Diana in The Dog in the Manger.

Recent feature film credits include: Maggie in Tariro, Anna in Archie, Rita in Seven Devils, Claire in Forever Tomorrow.

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TIM HARDY

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Trained at RADA.

Work for the Royal Shakespeare Company includes: Henry V directed by Peter Hall and Marat\Sade directed by Peter Brook which played on Broadway before being turned into a feature film.Other theatre credits include: Hotspur in Henry IV and Dauphin in Henry V, for Prospect Theatre Co., (The Roundhouse Theatre), Rupert in Melon by Simon Gray,  (Haymarket Theatre), The Spartan Leader in Lysistrata, directed by Sir Peter Hall (The Old VicTheatre/Wyndhams Theatre), Alan in Mary Barnes, by David Edgar (Royal Court Theatre), Perchik in Fiddler on the Roof, (Her Majesty”s Theatre) Mr.Kruger in Mephisto,  (The Roundhouse), Peer Gynt in Peer Gynt, (Battersea Arts Centre), Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew (The Open Space) and Vladimir in Waiting for Godot. (The Tricycle Theatre)

Nathan in Guys and Dolls, Dunoi in St. Joan, Bassanio in The Merchant of Venice, Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, and Colonel Cathcart in Catch 22, adapted by Joseph Heller, ( all at Leeds Playhouse ) Lord Darlington in Lady Windermere’s Fan, (Theatre Royal, Windsor). Title role in Macbeth and Reverend Hale in The Crucible, (Oxford Playhouse).

Cleante in Tartuffe, and Jo Mankewitz in Judy for Bristol Old Vic, which transferred to The Strand Theatre, and Bertram in Largo Desolato by Tom Stoppard which transferred to the International Arts Festival, Hong Kong. For Icarus Theatre Company, performs the one-man show, The Trials of Galileo, and next January will open “The Mountains of Madness” by H.P. Lovecraft.

In Europe Tim has played the title roles in Life After George and A Picasso, Michael in Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me for the Vienna English Speaking Theatre In the US he played Leontes/Old Shepherd in The Winter’s Tale, Mercutio/Lord Capulet in Romeo and Juliet, and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice.

In Opera for Music Theatre London, Tim has sung Sarastro in The Magic Flute, Commendatore in Don Giovanni, Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro, The Baron in La Traviata, and Don Magnifico in Cenerentola. He also performs a song-cycle based on The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner.

Going back to RADA on 1994 as a free-lance faculty member, he has directed on the annual Summer Shakespeare Course, the twice-yearly Shakespeare course in association with NYU, and on the annual Tree Evening for the leaving graduates. Tim is also a Member of the Admissions Panel. He created a 3-month course for Syracuse University in London, and has directed for Drama Studio London and Guildford School of Acting.

Television credits include the title role in Galileo, and Arthur Taylor in Oscar Wilde for the BBC, Jesus in Son of Man, John Rampayne in The Trial of Sir John Rampayne , The Doctor in The Wife of Bath, David Manners in Eastenders, leading roles in Midsomer MurdersCasualty 1909, and Macbeth.

Films credits include Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, The Duelist, Nothing but the Best, and Marat\Sade.

Other directing credits include  The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter, for the Covent Garden Festival, Dangerous Liaisons, and Rebecca for Vienna’s English Theatre, and Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton for English Theatre Frankfurt. In America: As You Like It at Notre Dame University, The Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet at Butler University, and in Michigan, The Royal Hunt of the Sun.

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