Hannah Brooks (Lucy)
Since graduating from Cygnet Theatre in 2013 Hannah has mostly appeared on stage. Professional credits include: Angela & Catherine in You Were After Poetry/The Bride To Be (TicTac Theatre), Antonia in The Open Couple (TicTac Theatre), Hobby in Teechers (Gobo Theatre), Jane in Yellow Wallpaper (Treeshadow Theatre), Sybil in Shoemaker’s Holiday, (Sam Wannamaker Festival), Christina in Dancing at Lughnasa (Cygnet Theatre), Buttons in Cinderella (Rainbow Theatre). Hannah has been on camera for various corporate, testimonial, and student films and voice-overs The Graveyard Shift is her first proper short film.
Wayne Hartnell (Steve)
Acting was the first thing I ever wanted to do. I took drama at school and loved it but unfortunately when I left it was more accepted to go get a job. Following a dream wasn’t really the done thing. Years later after a possible Rugby career was thwarted by serious injury I decided it was now or never. I spent the next nine years with The Kelvin Players in Bristol. I just consumed everything, gorged myself and loved every minute of it. Then a change in career, finding my amazing wife and starting a family took precedence over dreams once more. But always feeling the call to act in my soul. Redundancy from my employers finally gave me the opportunity to give my dream a chance. I could at last seriously try this acting lark! Who knew I would end up at Millieways? Ha-ha.
Scott Goodaire (Jim)
Scott Studied at Winton school, Andover and QMC College , Basingstoke. He moved to Exeter to study Acting at Cygnet Theatre and Graduated in 2013. His acting work has primarily been in theatre having performed in many venues with touring companies. He has worked with M&M Productions, Rainbow Theatre and his own Company TICTAC Theatre. When not on the road or on the stage Scott has also been involved with a few short films. Scott’s credits include Man in The Open Couple (theatre tour) Jesus in Easter Story, (TIE tour) Tin Man in Wizard of OZ, (TIE tour) Orsino/Fabian in Twelfth Night (stage) Jack in The Importance of Being Ernest (stage).
Daniel Chambers (Tony)
Daniel trained at East 15 Acting School and graduated in 2014. He also gained a place with National Youth Theatre, London in 2010. Upon graduating Daniel has worked with various theatre companies such as Pig Ark Productions (Third Light), Highwall Theatre Company (The Alpha Effect), Wonder Productions (Sleeping Beauty and Aladdin UK Tours) and Bijou Theatre Productions (Murder on the Nile) to name a few. His television credit includes 999: Killer on the Line. Daniel’s other filming credits include Banshee, Siblings, Six Months and Cutaway. Daniel also assisted directed a play, ‘Marlene – The Competition’ which was performed in London, California and Budapest. Daniel is thrilled to be part of The Graveyard Shift, and can’t wait to find out what sort of madness Millieways has ‘instore’. See Daniel’s entry in Spotlight.
Ella Galinski (Blair)
ELLA GALINSKI studied drama at university and Bristol Old Vic before touring Europe with the Fragile Theatre, performing in contemporary versions of the classics and ‘The Room’ by Harold Pinter. She spent many years in TV as one of the producers of Time Team for Channel 4 before returning to the theatre. She’s performed at the Northcott Theatre with The Uncommon Players in ‘Speaking in Tongues’ by Andrew Bovell and ‘Days of Hope’ by Howard Goodall as well as several community plays. She played Tieresius in ‘Burial at Thebes’ by Seamus Heaney at Dartington Hall and has produced, directed and acted in plays for the Edinburgh Festival with Forked Tongue. She has specialised in performing in new writing for Interwowen, Whisky Jack Productions and Cygnet at The New Theatre, Exeter and has toured with Stage-Right in a dark comedy about Dr Marie Stopes.
Jay Robertson (Larry)
Jay Robertson is a writer and professional actor having appeared in many films, theatrical productions, audio plays and sketches. He also has vast experience in improvisation and roleplay. Jay obtained his training through professional actor and drama teacher Josephine Larsen – www.josephinelarsen.com and as a result is a practitioner of the ‘authentic’ philosophy of acting which he brings to all roles whether they be dramatic or comedic. He is a member of both The South Devon Players Theatre And Film Company (www.southdevonplayers.com) and experimental theatre company Trans Form Theatre.
Jay regularly collaborates with various writing partners scripting everything from drama to comedy, sketches and film and is co-developer/co-writer of sketch show ‘The Long And The Short Of It’ with Wayne Hartnell.
Dave Rees (Marv the Yeti)
Dave’s initial foray into things creative was via am dram in Mid Devon followed by a long stint in dancing and street theatre with Ockington Morris (no, not bells and hankies!). Moving to South Devon he discovered Josephine Larsen’s acting workshops and helped her and Peter Oswald form Hearts Tongue Theatre. Later Dave met Sam Morgan and together they wrote and performed the ‘Sam and Dave Sketch Show’ for 4 years. More recently he was a founder member of ‘Improperly’ improv group. He has various film, video and tv credits and performs the occasional monologue. Dave is currently about to complete his first play.