Company

Artemis Theatre Company will be touring “HEARING VOICES” nationally for five weeks from 27th April. This tour has been funded by The Arts Council.

DONNA COMBE – ACTRESS
Donna’s recent theatre includes: Shirley in ‘Shirley Valentine’; ActReact T.C. (Malta), Sadie in ‘Rise & Fall of Little Voice’; Sheringham Rep, & various roles in ‘The Railway Children’ for Blunderbus at The Brook Theatre, Chatham. She has previously toured for several years with several theatre companies including a year touring Germany doing ‘MacBeth.’ Screen work includes; ‘No Heroics’; Tiger Aspect, ITV2, ‘Rose & Maloney’, ITV. ‘Lunatic’ Pie’N’Mash Films (Winner -Best Drama- N.Y.C. International Film Festival 2008), & ‘Secret Society’, Focus Films.
VICTORIA JEFFREY – ACTRESS
Victoria Jeffrey has had a very varied career, ranging from performing live impro and stand-up shows on the comedy circuit and in the West End, to playing Gertrude in front of a thousand people in Denmark. She has worked in all facets of the industry and has recently co-written a play ‘Dancing With Jack’ which she hopes to put on in London later this year. Victoria is a keen singer and plays the guitar and regularly sings at her local Jazz Club at The King’s Head in Crouch End.
ADRIAN QUINTON – ACTOR
Adrian Quinton graduated in June 2009 from East 15 Acting School, and since played the role of Scott in Stewart Laing’s An Argument About Sex at the Tramway and Traverse Theatres. Previous theatre credits include: Devil in Dr Faustus (Chichester Festival Theatre), 4 in Last Tuesday (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Ensemble in Me & My Girl (London Palladium). Film work includes Cash in my Pocket Music Video (Academy Films).
CLARE SUMMERSKILL – ACTRESS/WRITER/PRODUCER
Clare is an actress, a writer and a stand-up comedienne. Acting credits include playing the part of Vi Petty in the musical BUDDY for two years in the West End and appearing with that cast on The Royal Variety Show. She has also worked for many years with touring companies such as Forest Forge, Interplay, Remould and Age Exchange. Her TV credits include Lazarus and Dingwall (BBC1) Part of The Process  (BBC 2) and she has also been on The Richard and Judy show (C4) For further information about her work visit www.claresummerskill.co.uk.
LORAE PARRY – DIRECTOR
Lorae Parry is a Director, Playwright and Actress with over 25 years experience in television, theatre and radio and has performed in Australia, Edinburgh and the UK. She is well known in New Zealand where she has appeared in numerous theatre and television productions. She was Director of Screen Acting at The Wellington Performing Arts School in NZ and has directed numerous stage plays and short films. Four of Lorae’s stage plays have been published, one of which, Eugenia, has been studied as a text at Victoria University since 1999. Lorae directed her play, Eugenia at The Pacific Playhouse in London in 2007, and her play, Kate & Mrs Jones at The Pacific Playhouse in 2009. She has won several Awards in New Zealand including Best New Director 1989, Best Supporting Actress 1993 and Best Comedienne 1995, in The Evening Post Awards. Lorae has a Masters Degree in Scriptwriting and has held two prestigious writing residencies at Victoria University: Writer-In-Residence, 1998 and Readers Digest, Stout Fellow, 1995. She was awarded a Queens Honour (M.N.Z.M) for Services To The Performing Arts in 2004. She currently lives in London.
SOPHIA LOVELL SMITH – SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER

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