Tom Cornford (Co-Director)

Tom is a theatre director and lecturer and researcher at the Central School of Speech and Drama As well as working as a freelance director, he has previously taught actors and directors for institutions including The Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis; Shakespeare’s Globe; The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and the Fachhoschule Osnabrück in Germany.After a degree in English Literature Tom trained as an actor at LAMDA, and then as a director with Katie Mitchell at the National Theatre Studio and the Gate Theatre, where he was a trainee director under Erica Whyman in 2004. In 2006, he was selected to direct Richard III for the 99th annual Marlowe Society production at the Cambridge Arts Theatre. Since then, his credits have ranged from Shakespeare to new plays and from dance theatre to comedy.

www.tomcornford.com @TomCornford

Tom Cornford

Hannah Davies (Co-Director)

Hannah Davies is a theatre-maker and spoken word poet. She trained as an actor at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, where she was a Carlton Hobbs BBC Radio Drama Award finalist in 2001. Since graduating she has worked in radio, theatre and television. Hannah studied playwriting at the Royal Court Theatre. She was selected to represent the theatre at Interplay Festival of Young European Playwrights in 2006. Her first full-length play, Blossom, was performed as part of the Royal Court Young Writers Festival in 2007. Since then Hannah has worked with companies including York Theatre Royal, The Flanagan Collective, Trestle Theatre, DryWrite, Old Bomb, Ice&Fire Theatre (Artist in Residence 2012-2013), Company of Angels, Guild of Misrule.

www.hannah-davies.co.uk @DaviesHC