Cast and Creatives
The Collectors of Screams
Miss Trent : Naomi Denny
Naomi is a graduate of Fourth Monkey Actor Training Company, and was awarded the prestigious Stage Scholarship 2017. She is an actress and theatre maker; she recently wrote and directed 'Essentially Black', a piece focusing on the mixed race experience, and was also accepted into Soho Theatre Writers programme. Most recently, she played 'Hel' in Offie-nominated immersive show 'Valhalla'. Naomi has recently played the following roles: Hamlet & Guildenstern (Hamlet), Duke of Exeter (Henry V), Satin (The Lower Depths), & Huma (All About My Mother).
Mr Noyes : Stephen A Osborne
Stephen spent 6 years as part of the performance collective The Beltane Fire Society and worked at
the immersive performance venue ‘The Big Red Door’ (Edinburgh). Stephen trained at The Poor
School in Kings Cross.
Stage Credits include: George , ‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ Devonshire Park Theatre. Cascan ‘Gertrude –
The Cry’, Theatre N16. Howard ‘Nobody’s Business’, Kings Head Theatre. Tom, ‘I Went to a
Fabulous Party …’, Kings Head Theatre. Gordon Lowther, ‘The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie’ Workhouse
Theatre. Angelo, ‘Measure for Measure’ Workhouse Theatre.
Stephen has recently completed filming on ‘Lilly’ a crime thriller. Which it due for release in 2020.
Stephen can currently be seen on the HISTORY Channel programme ‘Forged in Fire’.
Director : Stanley Walton
Stanley is a director that focuses primarily on collaborating on new writing, priding himself on developing ideas with writers from scratch to eventual production. He went to the University of Hull Scarborough Campus where he got a BA (Hons) in Theatre and Performance. As well as directing several premieres he also relishes the challenges in restaging established plays. He’s also learnt from assisting directors such as, Justin Audibert, Jamie Rocha Allan, James Farrell, Alan Lane and Dan Phillips.
Recent work includes: Bossman, Bunker Theatre (Dir), The Current, Theatre503, Bid, Stockwell Playhouse (Dir), Song from Beside the Sea, Wimbledon College of Arts (Dir), My Eyes Went Dark, 59E59 (Asst Dir), The Odd Couple Maltings Arts Theatre (Dir), Something Something Lazarus, King’s Head Theatre (Asst Dir), The Appointment, The Bread & Roses Theatre (Dir), The Dumb Waiter, Maltings Arts Theatre(Dir), Neville’s Island, Maltings Theatre (Dir), Breathless, Clear Lines Festival (Dir), Handlebards, 2015 Tour (Asst Dir), Warehouse of Dreams, Lion & Unicorn Theatre (Asst Dir), The White Whale, Slung Low (Asst Dir), Animal Farm + Love & Information, Northampton Uni (Asst Dir) & Fanny & Faggot, Guildford School of Acting (Asst Dir) - @brownhairedboy
Writer : James Goss
James Goss is a Sunday Times bestselling author. His version of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency has played worldwide for two decades and won the LA Weekly Best Adaptation award. He's written quite a few science fiction books (winning a Scribe Award), a volume of Doctor Who poetry (and always likes it when people get tattoos baesd on it). Most importantly, one of his audiobooks was Closer Magazine's "Must Listen While Tanning On The Beach" pick for 2010.
Sound Design : Simon Arrowsmith
Simon graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University with a first-class BA Hons and later a Masters in Contemporary Arts. His performance work has been selected for festivals and showcases including Manchester’s Greenroom, London’s ICA, and as part of the National Review of Live Art. Composition and sound design includes Checkpoint Chana (Finborough), The View from Nowhere (Park Theatre), Something Something Lazarus (King’s Head Theatre) April in Paris (English Theatre of Hamburg), Two Gentlemen of Verona, Jekyll & Hyde (White Horse Theatre, Touring Germany), The Lesson (Off West-End Award Nomination for Sound Design) and Thrill Me (The Hope Theatre).
Producer : Orange Shade Productions
Orange Shade Productions was created as a space for new exciting and challenging work to be developed and presented.
We have worked with the Tate Modern, National Trust, National Archives, In Transit Festival, Deer Shed Festival, Prince Charles Cinema, BFI, Nuffield Southampton Theatres, and artists such as Janet Gershlick, Dandy Darkly, James Goss, Lili La Scala and others.
We were thrilled to work with the London Lovecraft Festival this year to run a new writing competition this year where we discovered winning entry 'The Collectors Of Screams' by James Goss which we are proud to present in a full production at the London Horror Festival.
Producer / Designer : Ralph Bogard
Ralph is an accomplished performer and entertainment maker. His work has been seen all over the world. Aside from many acting and directing credits including NYC, London's West End and venues such as The Globe, Sadlers Wells, The Old Vic and more. Ralph has developed a passion for developing new exciting projects. His experience working in immersive theatre and also live cinematic events have led him to create the hugely successful 'Greatest Showman : Sing Along' events which has sold out number 1 venues across the UK. He is also currently the creative consultant and performance director for the BFI's musical season. He has also directed many projects including the acclaimed immersive heritage projects 'The Caravan Society' & 'Sufferagette City' both with The National Trust and National Archive in site specific west end locations. 'When The Sky Falls In' which went to the Edinburgh Fringe festival and has toured internationally. At last years London Horror Festival he directed 'The Thing On The Doorstep: Asenaths Tale'. @RalphBogard
Associate Producer : Sophie London
Sophie London, better known as Solo, is a full-time Arts Marketer and freelance Stage Manager
and technician. Solo also reviews theatre and film and in recent years has written for Total
Theatre Magazine, To Do List, LGBTQ Arts Review and The Acting Hour.
Recent credits include: COAT (Yomi Ṣode, Roundhouse, BAC, Brighton Festival and national
tour); I Got Dressed In Front Of My Nephew Today, Balancing Acts, I Would Like To Get To Know You (Feral Foxy Ladies) and You (Longsight Theatre) all at VAULT Festival.
Other credits include: Re:Play (Southbank Centre); The Treason Show (Brighton Komedia and
tour); Kinky Boots (The Adelphi Theatre); Show Boat, School of Rock (The New London/ Gillian
Solo is delighted to be working with Orange Shade Productions and learning the Producer ropes from Ralph Bogard. @SoloSays