A Ghost Story

[RunAway Entertainment Present]

Cast

Jenny

lily AlleN

Lily Allen is a singer, songwriter, author and entrepreneur. She has released three UK number 1 singles, two number 1 albums and sold over 5 million albums worldwide.

Allen has received 31 awards and 73 nominations for her music, she has won a BRIT Award, three Ivor Novello Awards and been nominated for a GRAMMY. Her most recently released album No Shame was nominated for a prestigious Mercury Music Prize and her memoir My Thoughts Exactly released in 2018 was a Sunday Times Bestseller.

Lauren

Julia Chan

Julia Chan made her series regular debut in the US in 2020 as the fashionista Pepper Smith on the CW series Katy Keene. She recently finished shooting the first season of the forthcoming Netflix series Archive 81, written by Rebecca Sonnenshine and produced by James Wan. Previously, she was a lead on the Canadian series Saving Hope and recurred on Little Dog for the CBC. Guest appearances include Schitt’s Creek, Gotham and feature films A Kid Like Jake and Silent House. She is the voice of Pickles in the final season of Netflix’s Bojack Horseman.

Chan grew up between Hong Kong and the UK. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard, where she acted as a student at the nearby American Repertory Theatre, as well as a master’s degree from the New School for Drama in New York.

2.22 - A Ghost Story is her West End debut.

Sam

Hadley Fraser

Theatre includes: City Of Angels (Garrick Theatre), The Antipodes (National Theatre), The Deep Blue Sea (Chichester Festival Theatre), Young Frankenstein (Garrick Theatre), Saint Joan, City Of Angels, Coriolanus, The Vote (all Donmar Warehouse), Long Day‘s Journey Into Night (Bristol Old Vic), The Winter’s Tale & Harlequinade (Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company at the Garrick Theatre), The Machine (Manchester International Festival & Park Avenue Armoury, NYC), The Pajama Game (Chichester Festival Theatre), Les Miserables (Queens & Palace Theatres), The Pirate Queen (Broadway), The Fantasticks (Duchess Theatre), A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Birmingham Rep), The Shaughraun (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Assassins (Sheffield Crucible), Pacific Overtures (Leicester Haymarket), Longitude (Greenwich), The Pirates Of Penzance, Peter Pan (both Savoy Theatre), The Far Pavilions (Shaftesbury Theatre), The Last 5 Years (Theater Aspen, Colorado) and The Phantom Of The Opera 25th Anniversary (Royal Albert Hall), Les Miserables 25th Anniversary (O2 Arena). He has workshopped extensively for the National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Almeida Theatre, Old Vic and many others.

Film & Television includes: Gentleman Jack, All Is True, Murder On The Orient Express, The Legend Of Tarzan, Les Miserables, Decline & Fall, The Wrong Mans, Endeavour, Holby City, Doctor Who, Pompidou, Him, Sons Of Liberty.

Hadley wrote the book and lyrics for the musical Committee… for the Donmar Warehouse. As a recording artist and musician Hadley has appeared on numerous albums including his own. He has provided music for theatre productions including Measure For Measure (Donmar Warehouse) and Hobson’s Choice (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), and on radio for Ross Noble: Britain In Bits. Hadley co-presents the podcast Poddin’ On The Ritz with Ross Noble. He is a regular guest on Bbc Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night.

Hadley is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music and Patron of PPA Guildford and Debut Performing Arts College, Manchester.

Ben

Jake Wood

Jake Wood is best known for playing series regular Max Branning in EastEnders (BBC).

Film credits include The Illusionist alongside Edward Norton and Jessica Biel, The Aryan Couple, Vera Drake, Watchman, Dad Savage, Crime Time, SKulduggery, Never Come Morning, Revolution and Flesh and Blood.

TV credits include Silent Witness, Golden Hour, Uncle Adolf, Grease Monkeys, Lenny Blue, Doc Martin, Red Dwarf, A Touch of Frost and Casualty.

Jake was a contestant on BBC1’s Strictly Come Dancing in 2014 where he reached the semi finals.

Jake co-hosts the chart topping Boxing podcast Pound For Pound alongside Sky Sports Boxing commentator Spencer Oliver. Guests have included Anthony Joshua, Gary Lineker, Tyson Fury & Ray Winstone.

Company (understudy Ben & Sam)

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 (understudy Jenny & Lauren)

Bianca Stephens

Bianca’s theatre credits include; Living Newspaper Edition 4 (Royal Court), Either (Hampstead Theatre), Soft Animals(Soho Theatre), The Burning Tower (Bush Theatre), Julius Caesar & A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Storyhouse Theatre),The Great Austerity Debate (Menagerie Theatre), Always Orange (RSC). Bianca also regularly works with The PappyShow Company.

Bianca is currently shooting on Danny Boyle’s new series Pistol for FX.

Bianca studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.

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