Meet the team
Félicité du Jeu / Writer:
Better known for her recurring part of Stella in the BBC “Waking the dead” series, Félicité has worked as an actress and a writer in the Theatre industry for many years alongside her completing an MA in Playwriting at City London University.
Since finishing a three- year course at LAMDA in 2001, her career has ranged from playing Katherine in Henry V at the National Theatre (Ian Charleson special commendation), to Alan Ayckbourn’s House & Garden in Salisbury playhouse to acting in films such as Casino Royal and Munich. Her latest work has been for the BBC & HBO.
She has translated works and written subtitles for a number of leading London Theatres along the years. (The Donmar, the Young Vic, Traverse Theatre, DV8, Duke of York’s Theatre .
Gemma Kerr / Director :
Gemma is a freelance director based in London. Her directing work includes Macbeth (Omnibus Clapham); Scarberia by Evan Placey (York Theatre Royal) Airswimming by Charlotte Jones (Courtyard Theatre); Hitting Town by Stephen Poliakoff (Southwark Playhouse). She runs High Hearted Theatre with writer Marcelo dos Santos, creating original work for non-conventional theatre spaces. Gemma is an Associate Artist at Omnibus in Clapham, and Associate Director of Forward Theatre Project.
Cecilie Gravesen / Set Designer:
Cecilie studied Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art, London; Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, London and Literature at Copenhagen University.
Her recent exhibitions include: Crafting Narratives at the UK Crafts Council; The One Minutes at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam; Politics at the Arcade Gallery London; Folklore og Folkelighed, 44 Møn for the Copenhagen Video art Festival in Denmark.
Alongside her art practice, Cecilie Gravesen curates exhibitions with a focus on artist film and interventions in historical archives, most recently with a commissioned installation of Joshua Oppenheimer’s film The Act of Killing at The Danish Film Institute. She is involved in the production of artist moving image at Film and Video Umbrella London.
Claire Finlay- Thompson / Costume Designer:
Claire Finlay-Thompson is renowned costume designer ( RTS winner) who has designed many popular TV shows such as Houdini & Doyle/ Hunderby revisited/ Him& Her as well as big blockbusters such as the Inbetweeners and Missing you aready.
Katie Clark/ Actress:
Kate Clark trained at Drama Centre London and has gone on to work in theatre, television and film. Theatre work includes Measure for Measure for Complicite, touring across Europe and India, with a run at The National Theatre, Popcorn (Liverpool Playhouse) and CrazyBlackMuthaFuckinSelf (Soho Theatre). Kate has been guest lead in television productions such as Spooks, Mistresses, Waking the Dead, Keen Edie and In Deep.
Daniella Dessa/ Actress:
From doing a BA Hons joint degree in English Literature and Theatre Arts at
Goldsmiths University she went on to the three year acting course at LAMDA Previous theatre work includes Yerma at the Manchester Royal Exchange and various TV work over the years in Bad Girls, Murphy Law, Rosemary and Thyme, Casualty, Vexed and East Enders. Also a regular on the stand up comedy circuit, she has written for TV comedy series Facejacker amongst others.
Charlotte Asprey/ Actress:
Charlotte trained at LAMDA. Her many theatre credits include Eugene O’Neill’s The First Man, The Madness of George III for the Peter Hall Company, playing Mrs Coulter in His Dark Materials, Adam Bede, and Women of Troy. Charlotte’s television credits including Legends for TNT, Dracula for NBC/SKY, Elizabeth for Channel4/HBO and The King’s Servant, Myths of the Titanic, and Margaret all for the BBC. Recent film work includes Morgan directed by Tony Scott, This Beautiful Fantastic, The Man with Four Legs, The First Man, Will, The Oxford Murders and The Tonto Woman which was nominated for an Academy Award, in which Charlotte played the title role.