About the cast

Callum Coates has enjoyed a successful career that includes roles in the West End, the National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe and Southwark Playhouse. He has also taken part in many regional productions, in national and international tours, as well as in several film and television productions, among them Mr Selfridge

Emma Bown appeared in BBC Radio 4’s adaptation of Strangers and Brothers, C.P. Snow’s epic sequence of novels. She also performed in the long-running stage show, The Fitzrovia Radio Hour. Her other theatrical credits encompass stints in touring theatre and in the West End productions of Di & Viv & RoseHayfever, and McQueen. 

Jon Glover is an accomplished radio actor who has provided voices for Spitting Image; Radio 4’s satirical programme, Week Ending; plus the animated versions of Mr Bean and The Adventures of Paddington Bear. More recently, he has starred opposite Bill Nighy in Radio 4’s Charles Paris comedy series, and recorded the audible.com talking book edition of Rendezvous at the Russian Tea Rooms. He is probably best-known for playing the character of Mr Cholmondley-Warner in Harry Enfield’s Television Programme. He has also appeared in The Hitchhikers’ Guide To The Galaxy, Casualty and Peak Practice. His extensive work in television commercials includes a Toyota advert alongside 2005 Ashes cricket stars, Michael Vaughan and Glenn McGrath. 

Emmeline Prior specializes in performing Shakespeare. Besides working at Shakespeare’s Globe, she presented part of a PBS documentary about him. She regularly appears in open-air productions, staged by the touring theatre company, Illyria.

Bradley Clarkson has featured in a number of high-profile musicals, notably Bill Kenwright’s West End production of Petticoats and Dreamboats. He also appeared alongside Ray Davies in Come Dancing, the musical written by Davies. In between his theatrical work, he has done voice-overs for productions such as BBC TV’s adaptation of the Postman Pat stories. 

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