Artistic Director

Lily is Artistic Director of Osip Theatre. Having completed a degree in Social & Political Sciences at Jesus College, Cambridge University, she trained for three years in Acting at RADA. Lily writes for various literary publications, as well as writes, produces and directs plays. Lily has directed work at various London venues, at
Cambridge university, at RADA and at the Edinburgh Festival. Osip Theatre have work upcoming at The Latitude Festival and The Kings Head Theatre. Lily has been employed by the National Theatre in both Casting and Contracts departments. As an actress Lily has worked extensively in London including at The Donmar,
Wyndhams West End and for Shared Experience. Lily is currently co-writing a screenplay with Emma Thompson.





Eleanor graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in English Literature in 2005. While at university she directed and produced a number of productions and co-founded the production company HC Productions Ltd. After graduating Eleanor started as an intern at the Donmar Warehouse, before becoming General Assistant
and Office Administrator. She now works for Y Touring Theatre Company as General Manager. Producing credits include Road (Sherman Theatre), The Crucible (YMCA Theatre, Cardiff), Hardcore 24/7 (Sweet on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh), The Graham Connection (Sweet on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh), 24 Hour Plays: Old Vic New Voices 2006, The Exquisite Corpse (Wales Millennium Centre).





Cal McCrystal trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama and at Ecole Philippe Gaulier. For many years he worked extensively as an actor in television, theatre, film and radio. Now, as a writer/director his work is regularly seen worldwide. Productions include Spymonkey shows, Stiff, (winner: Total Theatre Award),
the internationally successful gothic thriller, Cooped and the biblical epic, Bless; the original Mighty Boosh stage shows, Auto Boosh and The Mighty Boosh, (winner: Perrier Award for Best Newcomer); Derby Playhouse productions of Joe Orton’s Loot and Alan Bennett’s Kafka’s Dick, Frank Marcus’s The Killing of Sister George; Christmas shows for the last 4 years at The Newbury Corn Exchange; The Bubonic Play and Hello Dalai for the Piggy Nero company; The Specialists and The Titanic
for the comedy string trio, Pluck; The Joy Of Wine and I’ Lear for The Black Sheep; three of Peepolykus’s best loved shows – Let the Donkey Go, I Am A Coffee and Horses for Courses; The Glories Of Gloria for Canadian clown, Mooky Shmooky; Callate for the Adriana Duch Company in Mexico and shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Kate Dimbleby, Population 3, Mel & Sue and Cambridge Footlights.

Cal was comedy director for Borat as host of the 2005 MTV European Music Awards.

In 2002 Cal was invited by Cirque du Soleil to be Comedy Director/Concepteur for their clown routines. His work can be seen in their touring circus, Varekai, the internationally syndicated TV variety series, Solstrom, and the erotic cabaret, Zumanity, now in its sixth year at the New York New York Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

He is a director on 3 series of ITV’s Comedy Cuts. His feature film of The Bubonic Play is in post-production. Last year Cal directed and co-wrote the hit Barbican show, Office Party and he returns to the Barbican this December directing Christopher Green in Ida Barr – So This Is Christmas.

2009 sees Cal opening new shows in Brussels, Bilbao, São Paulo and Paris.





Hanna has an BA from Oxford, and an MA from RADA and King’s. She trained at the Gate Theatre, and attended Directors Programme at the National Theatre Studio.

Work includes : Birds (for Osip Theatre), Ionesco’s The Bald Prima Donna (Etcetera Theatre), Paradox by Nebosja Romcevic (RSC Fringe Festival), La Musica Deuxième
by Marguerite Duras (Gate Theatre), Falk Richter’s God is a DJ ( Theatre 503) and Pinter’s The Birthday Party (Edinburgh Festival ). Hanna has assisted Bill Gaskill,
Howard Barker, Erica Whyman and Sean Holmes. She has worked at the National, the RSC, the Royal Court and in the West End. She was Associate Director on The 39 Steps, and has directed productions of the show in Isreal, Italy, Hong Kong and Australia.



MD & Composer

Peter has worked as MD and composer at The National Theatre, RSC, Royal Court, Bristol Old Vic and many regional theatres. He has composed the music and sound
for almost all Shared Experience Theatre’s productions (Mill on the Floss, Anna Karenina, Jane Eyre, War and Peace) most recently Kindertransport and Mine.
Most of his time now is spent writing music for TV. TV dramas include Sex the City and Me, Great Expectations, Beau Brummell, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Vice,
Trial and Retribution, Painted Lady. Documentaries include Francesco’s Venice and Simon Shama’s The Power of Art:Caravaggio.





Charlotte Mann graduated from St Martins Fashion Design Women’s wear BA in 2000, and has since worked as a designer, stylist, illustrator and curator.

On graduating she was invited to Baku, Azerbaijan with Andrew Logan to show an extended version of her graduation collection. She spent the next four years
designing main collection and show pieces for Russell Sage (including a dress made from real bank notes, now archived in the V&A, and pieces made with antique
animal skins, which were featured in an exhibition at the Metropollitan Museum of Art in New York).

She designed and made the ‘flower dress’ worn by Leah Woods for Laura Ashley at the Chelsea flower show, which generated a great deal of press coverage,
and featured on the front cover of Tatler. She was the costume designer and stylist for Eddie Izzard’s Sexie tour.

She drew the backdrop for Peter Jensen’s Spring 2007 catwalk show, a photo of which is still used as the front page of In May 2007 she had an
exhibition in the window gallery at B-store, Saville Row.

She was one of the collaborators in the Kickers X project and designed a Kick-Hi boot for them featuring her drawings.

Charlotte had been teaching for the University Of The Arts since 2001, she is an Associate Lecturer at St Martins, Chelsea School of Art and Camberwell College of Art,
and curates the Camberwell Foundation Film program, at the Vue Cinema Leicester Square, attracting guests such as Mike Leigh, Lynne Ramsay and Bruno Dumont.
She also teaches at The Prince’s Drawing School.





Training: BA Drama Exeter University, MA Scenography Central Saint Martins.

Design credits include Fanny and Faggot (Finborough Theatre, Pleasance Edinburgh, Trafalgar Studios) Days of Hope, Lone Star/ Private Wars, The Shadow Master
(Kings Head) Hole in the Fence, Streetlights and Shadows (White Bear) Icarus Girl (Arcola), Thin Toes (The Pleasance), Rubbish the Musical (Shaw Theatre),
WORD:PLAY (Union), In My Name, Back of the Throat (Old Red Lion), Follow (Finborough Theatre), WORD:PLAY 2 (Theatre 503), A Clockwork Orange,
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, Romeo and Juliet, Road, Neville’s Island, Elephant Man (Broadway Studio Theatre).
She produced the West End transfer of In My Name to Trafalgar Studios this year. Film/TV credits include ‘Freederm’ commercial (Ridley Scott Associates),
Light at the End of the Tunnel (dir. John Howlett), Lean from the Middle (Music Video dir. Orlando Einsiedel), Multitaziking (dir. People Can Run)
and a series of short virals for Water Aid (dir. Grain Media). She is associate designer for Yaller Skunk Theatre Company.





Robert Ide studied at W.S.C.A.D. He has designed productions at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Young Vic, Manchester Forum, Crewe Theatre and Chester Gateway. Design credits include: Crown Matrimonial, Jack the Ripper (musical), My Fat Friend, The Importance of Being Earnest, Hobson’s Choice, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Wuthering Heights, Suddenly at Home, The Rembrandt Room and Pygmalion.

Robert joined Thames Television as a Production Designer. Credits for Drama series/ TV films include: Rosemary and Thyme, Imaginary Friends, Love in a Cold Climate (joint Bafta nomination), Lytton’s Diary, Mr Palfrey of Westminster, Gems, The Brack Report, Island, The Bill, Ending Up, Sharpe’s Mission and Sharpe’s Siege, Headless, The Luddites, Twelfth Night, Mr Ghote Comes to Stay, How Proust Can Change Your Life and The Complete works of William Shakespeare – Abridged. Robert has lived
and worked in Istanbul, helping to establish a new Turkish television station, ATV.




Lighting Designer

Alex graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama in 2006 Recent Lighting credits include: The last days of Gilda (The Arcola) The Cows Come Home
(Arkhaus, CPT) The Whoopee Carnival (The Scoop) The House of the sandman (33 Portland Place).

Current projects include: The Year of the Pig (Embassy Theatre) Cope (2010 UK tour).




Sound Designer

Alex began his career in theatrical sound at the Nuffield Theatre, and eventually moved on to design. Sound Design credits include Mine and Ten Tiny Toes,
War and Peace, Kindertransport (Shared Experience). Other Sound Design credits include: Peter Pan, Holes, Duck Variations (Tour), The Wizard of Oz (Nuffield Theatre); Imogen (Oval House/Tour). Sound Operator credits include: Blood Brothers (International Tour); Ballroom (Tour). Alex is a member of the Sound department at the
Royal Court with shows including The Pain and the Itch, Rhinoceros, The Arsonists, Free Outgoing, Now or Later, Gone too Far (Hackney Empire). Alex has also worked
as a touring Front of House engineer for large scale music touring.




Sound Designer

Lee has been employed as a sound engineer by The English National Opera, The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Barbican Theatre. He has been involved in
creating sound installations at the LUX Gallery for the Today Programme on Radio 4, for Completely Naked in Berlin, and The Selfish Giants Garden at The Barbican Centre.

His sounds designs include 109 The Boat show for The People Show, The Beckett Centenary Festival at The Barbican Theatre, Hawkins Dream at Theatre Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, The Bald prima Donna at the Etcetera Theatre, The Lesson at the Arcola and Jack And The Beanstalk at the Barbican. Lee has written music for Channel 4 documentaries, independent film companies and for the last few years.




Stage Manager

Sarah trained in Stage Management at RADA.

Recent theatre includes: Scenes from the Back of Beyond, The Arsonists, Birth of a Nation, The Ugly One, The Stone, Over There (Royal Court);
Mine (Shared Experience); I’ll Be The Devil (RSC); King of Hearts (Out of Joint/Hampstead Theatre).

Opera includes: L’elisir d’amore, Falstaff, Norma (Grange Park Opera); Cavalleria Rusticana (Magdala Opera); Lulu, A Masked Ball (ENO).




Stage Manager




Stage Manager

Marte graduated from Theatre Technical Arts and Stage Management course at RADA in 2008. After graduating she has worked as Production Manager for a Fashion
Show Forgotten Peacock, and as Assistant for the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremonies. Of previous experience she has been Stage Manager on Tour for the National Touring Company of Norway, as well as Stage Manager at Hålogaland Theatre situated in the North of Norway. She has a BA in Theatre and Film studies from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.