A Ghost Story

[RunAway Entertainment Present]

Cast

Stephanie Beatriz

Lauren

Stephanie Beatriz

Stephanie Beatriz stars as the lead character Mirabel in Disney’s forthcoming animated motion picture Encanto, coming to theatres November 24. Prior to that, Stephanie played Carla in the Warner Bros. feature In The Heights and the tough and loveable detective Rosa Diaz on the hit show Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

James Buckley

Ben

James Buckley

BAFTA and British Comedy Award nominee, James Buckley, is best known for his role as Jay Carwright in the multi-award winning series The Inbetweeners for Channel 4. Following the TV series came two feature films; with The Inbetweeners 2 receiving record-breaking success for the biggest ever opening day for a comedy at the UK box office. Other film credits include The Comedian’s Guide to Survival (Amazon Prime), Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (Universal Pictures), The Pyramid (20th Century Fox), The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (Lionsgate). TV credits include: I Feel Bad (NBC Universal), White Gold (BBC2), Zapped! (UKTV Dave), Doctor Who (BBC One), Rock N Chips (BBC One). James is thrilled to be returning to the West End, 20 years since making his debut in Les Miserables as a child.

Sam

Sam

Elliot Cowan

Elliot is an English actor, known for portraying Corporal Jem Poynton in Ultimate Force, Mr Darcy in Lost in Austen, and Ptolemy in the 2004 film Alexander. He also starred as Lorenzo de' Medici in Da Vinci's Demons and Daron-Vex in Krypton. Cowan most recently is known for playing King Henry Tudor in the STARZ series The Spanish Princess.

Giovanna Fletcher

Jenny

Giovanna Fletcher

Giovanna Fletcher, mum of three, is an author, podcast host and Queen of The Castle after winning I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here in 2020. In 2013, Giovanna published her first fiction book, Billy and Me. Since then she has added another five fiction books to her roster and two novellas. Together with her husband Tom Fletcher, the pair have combined their love of writing to pen a trilogy of books. The first two books, Eve of Man and The Eve Illusion, were Sunday Times best sellers and they are currently working on the final book. Giovanna has also ventured into non-fiction with the hugely successful Happy Mum, Happy Baby: My Adventures into Motherhood. From this, Giovanna launched a podcast with the same name, where she has different guests on each episode to talk about parenting. The podcast is regularly at the top of the charts and it has had over 16 million downloads to date. Giovanna’s most recent non-fiction book was Letters on Motherhood. Giovanna is also a patron for CoppaFeel! and an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust and Tommy’s. Her theatre credits include Backbeat (The Citizens’ Theatre), Ivanov (Donmar Wyndhams Season), A Christmas Carol (Lyceum with LMTO) and The Christmassaurus (Hammersmith Apollo). On television she appeared in The Savages and film work includes The Boat That Rocked.

Company

Joelle Dyson

Joelle trained at the Urdang Academy in London and then furthered her training at the Salon Collective.

Theatre credits include:
The Windsor’s: Endgame (Prince Of Wales Theatre), Tina (Aldwych Theatre), The Producers (Royal Exchange Theatre), Dusty (UK Tour), Dreamgirls (Savoy Theatre), Funny Girl (Savoy Theatre & Menier Chocolate Factory), Peter Pan (Plymouth Theatre Royal) & TOMMY (Blackpool Winter Gardens)

Other credits include:
JUDY (Feature Film), A Busker’s Tale (Rehearsed Reading), Crash! (Rehearsed Reading) & Made In The Eighties (Feature Film).

Company

Rhiannon Handy

Training: ArtsEd, London

Television includes; Eastenders and Holby City (BBC).

Theatre includes; 2:22 Ghost Story (West End); Ten Times Table (UK Tour); The Comedy of Errors (RSC, UK Tour); The Jew of Malta, Love’s Sacrifice and Volpone (RSC); Gaslight, Ten Times Table, Improbable Fiction (The Mill at Sonning Theatre); Lady Anna: All at Sea (UK Tour); The Lost (The Young Vic).

Company

Richard Pryal

Richard recently finished filming on EASTENDERS for the BBC, prior to this he played Austria in KING JOHN at the RSC.

His theatre credits include: THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS (National Theatre), AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (Chichester Festival Theatre), CAUGHT (Arcola Theatre), HAMLET IS DEAD. NO GRAVITY (Arcola Theatre), MACBETH (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre), THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre), IRON OXIDE : COURTING DRAMA (Southwark Playhouse), THE TEMPEST (Oxford Shakespeare Company), THREE SISTERS (Young Vic).

Screen credits include: KILLING EVE (Sid Gentle Films Ltd), MANHUNT (ITV), NARCOPOLIS (TSquared Films), ZEBRA CROSSING (Crown Films & Exile Media Group), LONDON SPY (Working Title), A PASSIONATE WOMAN (BBC), IN LOVE WITH ALMA COGAN (Capriol Films).

Company

Daniel Ward

Daniel is a writer and actor from South London. A graduate of the NYT and LAMDA, he has performed in theatre’s all over the country whilst continually writing and honing his artistic voice. This led to his debut play THE CANARY AND THE CROW which opened at this year's Edinburgh Fringe 2019 to rousing accolades and sold-out performances. It went on to receive the Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence before embarking on a UK tour, which included a run at Theatre Royal Stratford East, and ended 2020 on a high by winning Daniel the George Devine Award.

Daniel has appeared in many stage productions including the National Theatre’s THE AMEN CORNER, The Old Vic’s THE THIN LINE BETWEEN and the National Youth Theatre’s MEASURE FOR MEASURE. Daniel’s TV credits include BBC Three’s SUPERHOE and his film credits include Goldfinch Entertainments A BIRD FLEW IN.

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