Death Ship 666 is sinking. In the fight for survival it’s woman vs child, human vs bear, and ship vs time!
Join our ill-fated passengers aboard a half-built ship's critically acclaimed voyage of explosive comedy!
Leicester Square Theatre
Jermyn Street London
Harrie Hayes - Grandma
Harrie is a member of parallel universe comedy group zazU (@wearezazu) and improvised comedy group Battleacts. Credits include The Javone Prince Show (BBC), It’s a body. It’s a body. (Battersea Arts Centre), The Shape of Things (Arcola), News Revue (Canal Café Theatre) and The Sound of Silence (Apiary Studios). For more go to www.harriehayes.com
Carrie Marx - Holly Hobby
Carrie trained at ALRA. Credits include; Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen Volume 2, Trey Parker and Matt Stone's 'Cannibal: The Musical' (EdFringe), 'NewsRevue' (Canal Cafe Theatre', 'Robin Ince's 'Nine Lessons and Carols for Godless People' (The Bloomsbury). She is also one third of The Segue Sisters; Rufus Hound's 'What's So Funny?' (BBC Radio 4 Extra), The Groucho Club Gang Show, and Ruth Jones Chat Show (BBC2).
Lydia Hourihan - Evil Rich Lady
Lydia is about to start work on Gary Morecambe’s new sci fi thriller ‘Kepler’ where she plays the title role, airing on Sky TV 2014. Previous work includes a comedy TV Pilot with Velvet Pet Productions. Appearing at ‘The Old Red Lion’ in Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘A Cut in the Rates’ playing the role of ‘Miss Pickhart’, A National tour of the new play ‘The Indescribable Phenomenon’
Mattias Penman - Architect
Matt trained at Kingston combining Acting with Creative Writing. Credits include Romeo in the RSS open air Romeo & Juliet and Out of the Cage (Rose Theatre). Soon to be seen in TV's Crownton Dobby, a Downton Abbey spoof as well as playing Ben in brand new comedy Sunset Dreams.
Andrew Utley - The Captain and The Evil Electrician
Andrew is an actor, writer and director. He began his career with Off The Ground Theatre where he tutored at the company's youth theatre. Theatre credits include: Angeldust (Chequered Blue Theatre Company – Etcetera Theatre), Measure for Measure (Dark Corner Theatre Company – The Cockpit), A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Movement - The Courtyard), and Miller's Crossing (Secret Cinema 21). He also worked with Box Step Productions on their show Once Upon A Nightmare (Edinburgh Festival and The Courtyard Theatre).
Michael Patrick Clarkson - Evil Rich Man
Apart from directing and co-writing Death Ship 666!, Michael also performs in the show. Previous acting credits include John Bishop's Britain (BBC1) and Humanzoo (Courtyard Theatre) . Writing credits outside of Box Step Productions: I'm a Londoner (Palladini Productions - Scoop Theatre) Memoirs of a Bouncer (Disclosure Arts -Young Vic New Voices).
Anna Morris - (GUEST) Evil Rich Lady
Anna is a comedy actress and writer. In 2012, she wrote and performed her debut solo show, Dolly Mixture, at the Edinburgh Festival, which received multiple 4 star reviews. Her online web series Georgina’s Wedding Blog has over 85,000 Hits. Other writing credits include Man Stroke Woman and Newsrevue. Anna appeared in Outnumbered and two episodes of Bad Bridesmaid for ITV2 in 2014. She performed her 2014 show Would Like to Thank at Edinburgh Festival, and she is currently working on her 2015 show.
Rachel Parris - (Guest) Grandma
Rachel Parris is an award-winning musical comedian and improviser. Her songs have been played on BBC radio 4 and BBC 6 Music and she was been named the Independent's One To Watch 2014, and was nominated for a Chortle award. She is in the acclaimed improv show Austentatious and she has appeared on Channel 4's The IT Crowd, BBC3’s Sweat The Small Stuff, and is the presenter of Thronecast, the Game of Thrones fan-show, on Sky Atlantic.
THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Diane Logel - Costume Designer
Diane is a talented award winning Australian costume designer who is heading up the costume department of Death Ship 666. She has recently worked as a costume supervisor on independent new comedy-horror “Cute Little Buggers” (2014). Further to this, Diane has just finished work as a costume maker on Ridley Scott’s latest epic film - Exodus (2014) and Star Wars: The Force Awakes (2015). Diane started her career in a children’s theatre before making her move to the screen, with her latest film premiering at Cannes Film Festival.
Dorothy Melander-Dayton - Prop Designer
A performance practitioner currently earning her Masters at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, Dorothy has worked internationally. Excelling at design, dramaturgy, and creative direction, and working in both film and theater, Dorothy has been involved with works shown at various festivals, including the Battersea Arts Center Freshly Scratched Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Jenny Gamble - Set Designer
Jenny completed her studies by gaining an MA in Theatre Design at the RWCMD. Since then Jenny has designed for the National Dance Company Wales, had her work showcased at the Edinburgh Fringe and has worked on several short films. Jenny has also designed many Fringe productions such as, Cross Purpose at the Kings Head, Phantom at Ye Olde Rose and Crown, The Comedy of Oedipus at the Lion and Unicorn and more. Jenny also designed for The National CONNECTIONS on a new piece, I’m Spilling My Heart Out Here. Most recently she designed for The Spring Tide at The Old Red Lion theatre.
Jonti Oakley - Musical Co-Director
Jonti is a singer song-writer who, when not playing in his band, helps out on productions like Death Ship 666! He has previously been involved in Box Step Productions' Star Wars Disney - The Musical.
Alix Ross - Master Carpenter
After graduating from the RSAMD in 2009 Alix has worked all over the theatre spectrum from operas to cruise ships and at the Royal Opera House.
Katy Munroe-Farlie - Stage Manager
Katy was the resident Production Manager for The New End Theatre until August 2011. She currently works at the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, credits include The Trojan Women, Purple Heart and Grounded (Also at Traverse Theatre as part of Edinburgh Fringe 2013). Other credits include Barbershopera (Trafagar Studios 2), The Illusion, Shivered (Southwark Playhouse), Blue Surge (Finborough), Bunny (Soho Theatre Upstairs) and Mr Happiness (The Old Vic Tunnels).
Marc Specter - Sound Designer
Marc has a background in studio music production and film sound. He currently works at Sound Disposition. Sound Design credits include Shadow Dancer with Clive Owen and Andrea Risborough, The Sweeney with Ray Winstone and Plan B, and A Single Shot with Sam Rockwell and William H Macy.
Graham Broadbent - Lighting Designer
Graduated from the Technical Theatre Studies course at East 15 Acting School in 2008, specialising in Lighting and Sound. Graham designed the lighting for Debut Festival, a collection of six new plays, and was the Assistant Lighting Designer on Beauty and the Beast (directed by John Baxter). Graham worked at Riverside Studios, as Chief Electrician on a variety of productions, including Salad Days (directed by Bill Bankes-Jones, Lighting by Mark Doubleday) and the Riverside Sky Arts season. He also designed the lighting for several small productions, including I love You, You're Perfect, Now Change and Fragments.
David Roper - Musical Co-Director
Most notable for his role in the 4 Poofs and a Piano on Saturday Night With Jonathan Ross, David is an accomplished composer, musical director and singer. He has just finished a run as MD for a production of Snow White (Priscilla Presley, Warwick Davies).
Katy Gault - Choreographer
Katy's worked before with Michael on many musicals such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Return to the Forbidden Planet and We Will Rock You.
THANKS TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS ON KICKSTARTER WHO MADE
DEATH SHIP 666 POSSIBLE
Agnes Trainer Olssøn
Andrew James Williams
Erin Heatley Smith
Helga Bryndís Ernudóttir
Rachel Flynn Leader
Rebecca Mary Clarkson