Here at PPHQ we’re very excited to announce the cast for our Roundabout season. The brilliant trio of Remy Beasley, Richard Corgan and Andy Rush will form an ensemble to perform LOVE, LIES AND TAXIDERMY by Alan Harris, GROWTH by Luke Norris and I GOT SUPERPOWERS FOR MY BIRTHDAY by Katie Douglas which will premiere this August at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe before touring the UK. Full Roundabout dates here.
Remy is best known for playing Beyonce Evans in Sky1’s recent Welsh set comedy drama Stella, written by and starring Ruth Jones MBE (Gavin & Stacey), and recent stage credits include playing the lead role in the National Theatre Wales’ festive theatre-gig The Insatiable, Inflatable Candylion, created by Gruff Rhys, Wils Wilson and Tim Price.
Remy trained at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Theatre credits include THE INSATIABLE, INFLATABLE CANDYLION (National Theatre Wales), SYMPHONY (Nabokov/Vault Festival/Lyric Hammersmith/National Theatre Live), SILLY KINGS (National Theatre Wales), TAMING OF THE SHREW (Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre), LITTLE DOGS (Frantic Assembly/National Theatre Wales), NABOKOV FAIRYTALES (Nabokov), GASLIGHT (Clwyd Theatr Cymru), LOVE STEALS US FROM LONELINESS (National Theatre Wales), IT’S ABOUT TIME (Nabokov).
Television credits include GWAITH CARTREF (Fiction Factory), STELLA (Tidy Productions/Sky One), CRITICAL (Sky One), PERFECT SUMMER (BBC Wales Television).
Film credits include LOVE IS THICKER THAN WATER (Mulholland Pictures + Barnsbury Pictures).
Richard is also well known for his TV credits playing the lead role in BBC Wales’ drama Baker Boy as well the BBC medical drama Doctors. Recent stage credits include TOM: A STORY OF TOM JONES THE MUSICAL (2015).
Richard trained at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Theatre credits include TOM: A STORY OF TOM JONES THE MUSICAL (NO:1 U.K. TOUR), MACBETH and THE CHANGELING (Barbican Theatre, Tobacco Factory) PRESS OK R&D (Royal National Theatre), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Singapore Repertory Theatre), GARDENING: FOR THE UNFULFILLED AND ALIENATED (Latitude Festival/Edinburgh Fringe, Fringe 1st winner), A PROVINCIAL LIFE (National Theatre Wales), TAMING OF THE SHREW (Sprite Productions), MACBETH (Sprite Productions), TWELFTH NIGHT (Sprite Productions), TAMING OF THE SHREW (The Globe), ROMEO & JULIET (LCM), FLOWERS FROM TUNISIA (Torch Theatre), BOEING BOEING (RCT) FROZEN, MERLIN AND THE CAVE OF DREAMS (Sherman Cymru), OTHELLO & CYRANO DE BERGERAC(Royal Opera House), THE LONG, THE SHORT AND THE TALL (Pleasance, Islington). WHITE DEVIL (Redgrave Theatre), NSFW (Waking Exploits).
Television credits include BAKER BOYS (BBC Wales), Series Regular in Doctors (BBC), CAUGHT IN THE WEB (BBC), THE B-WORD (BBC Wales), POBOL Y CWM (S4C), HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN’S 80TH BIRTHDAY PARTY AT THE PALACE (BBC, Live).
Film credits include CANARIES (Maple Dragon), DIANA (Ecosse Films), MAGPIE (Nowhere Fast Productions).
Radio Credits include: FOURSOME (BBC Radio 4), BLUE REMEMBERED HILLS (Christchurch Studios), GREAT ORMOND ST CHRISTMAS CAROL (LBC).
Andy will soon appear in ID2: Shadwell Army, (the sequel to cult 90s film I.D.) and recent stage credits include the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh and Lyric Hammersmith acclaimed production of TIPPING THE VELVET (2015). Paines Plough fans will recognise Andy from JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS.
Andy trained at Birmingham School of Acting. Theatre credits include TIPPING THE VELVET (Lyric Hammersmith), UNIDENTIFIED ITEM IN THE BAGGING AREA (Pink Snail Theatre Company), JUMPERS FOR GOALPOSTS (Paines Plough), MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (The Lamb Players), HELLO/GOODBYE (Hampstead Theatre), LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST (The Lamb Players), THE KITCHEN SINK (The Bush Theatre) SENSE (Made by Brick), ANNA KARENINA (The Arcola Theatre), ROMEO & JULIET (Cheltenham Everyman).
Television credits include WATERLOO ROAD (Headstrong Pictures), TOMMY COOPER – NOT LIKE THAT, LIKE THIS (Left Bank Pictures), WIZARDS VS ALIENS (BBC), NEW TRICKS (Wall to Wall).
Film credits include ID2: SHADWELL ARMY (Parrallax Pictures), HERE & NOW (Small But Tall Films Ltd).
We’ll be blogging from the rehearsal room soon with interviews from Remy, Richard, Andy and the rest of the creative team. Watch this space.