Meet The Actors

At Peer Productions, we work with young actors (aged 17-23 years) to train them as actors and peer educators, and enable them to take part in a range of creative projects. This is 2017/18 cohort, and we could not be more proud of them. If you would like to join the Class of 2019, apply now.

Eleanor Bailey

Eleanor was first involved in performing at the age of six in her local youth theatre, and has never looked back. She has trained with Guildford School of Acting on their one-week intensive training course, and Upstage Productions from 2015. Her work so far includes The Man Who, The History Boys and Evita with Upstage, and Lord of the Flies with The Courtyard Theatre. In the autumn term, Eleanor toured in Hidden, playing a range of characters and has recently finished touring in Losing It in the role of Poppy.

Stefy Barton

Stefy Barton has trained with The Hunt Academy For Young Actors since 2011, her work so far including Dante Or Die’s Handle With Care and Take On Me, as well as the short film Painted with DDK Productions. Stefy is currently applying to drama schools and pursuing an interest in Stage Management, with Peer Productions' support. In the autumn term, Stefy toured in Hidden, playing a range of characters and has recently finished touring in Losing It, in the roles of Melanie and Caryl.

Rosie Cunnew

In the autumn term, Rosie toured in Hidden: a play about self-worth, mental health and self-harm, playing the role of Tash and has recently finished touring in Losing It: a play about coming together and falling apart in the role of Maddie. She is now working as part of the creative team on Peer Productions' Forgotten Women of History podcast series.

Tom Dicker

In the autumn term, Tom toured in Hidden: a play about self-worth, mental health and self-harm, playing the role of Matt and has recently finished touring in Losing It: a play about coming together in the role of Mike. He is about to begin rehearsals for Peer Productions' newest touring show: That Guy: a play about personal responsiblility, first relationships and domestic abuse, playing the role of Mark.

Nikki Fisher

Nikki says that Peer Productions has been perfect step into the industry, providing drama school-level training and experiencing what it’s like to be a working actor on tour. Nikki hopes to pursue applied theatre and drama therapy, using theatre for educating and transforming society for the better. In the autumn, Nikki was part of a team developing two pilot episodes of the Forgotten Women podcast series. She is about to start rehearsals for PP's domestic abuse play, That Guy, in the lead role of Gemma.

Philippa Hendry

In the autumn term of 2017, Philippa was part of Peer Productions' creative team developing two pilot episodes of our Forgotten Women of History podcast series.  She has recently finished touring in our sex education and healthy relationships mini musical, Losing It: a play about coming together and falling apart, in which she shared the swing role of Ash, a young trans man with the courage to share his story.

Rosalyn Jackson

Rosalyn started her training with Lights Down Theatre School at the age of ten, and since then has gone on to train with The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. Her work includes Five Minute Chat, Discipline, The Product of Me and Lets Get Beyond This with The Lived Experience Theatre Company. In the autumn, Rosalyn was part of a team developing two pilot episodes of the Forgotten Women podcast, has recently finished touring in Losing It and is about to start rehearsals for That Guy in the role of Ruby. 

Becky Kerly

As a past member of Class Action Theatre Company, Becky has worked in musical theatre and touring physical theatre productions. Prior to joining Peer Productions, Becky trained at the Guildford School of Acting and Kingdom Drama School, and since joining PP, Becky has been part of the creative process for the Forgotten Women podcasts, featuring two of her original songs, and toured in Losing It as the eccentric sex ed teacher, Maxine. She is about to start rehearsals for That Guy in the role of PC Fennell. 

Bethany Monk-Lane

Starting her career as a dancer, Bethany was a member of the Trinity Laban Youth Dance Company, and has collaborated with Siobhan Davies Dance and Cando2 Youth Company in recent years. Outside of performing, Bethany works as a steward for Shakespeare's Globe in London, and enjoys going to see theatre as often as she can. In the autumn, Bethany toured in Hidden as Yaz, and has recently finished touring in Losing It playing the role of Ash. She is now working on the Forgotten Women podcasts.

Christina Parelle

Christina previously studied under David Bird at Warwickshire College, and is a former cast member of the Spitfire theatre Company, receiving singing coaching under Alison Roddy and John Lloyd-Davies In the autumn term, Christina was part of the creative team developing two pilot episodes of Forgotten Women. She has recently finished touring in Losing It, where she played Melanie and Caryl, and is about to start rehearsals for That Guy in the role of Penny. 

Phoebe Taylor-Jones

In the autumn term of 2017, Phoebe toured in Hidden: a play about self-worth, mental health and self-harm in the role of Sophia, and has recently finished touring in Peer Productions' sex education and healthy relationships mini musical Losing It: a play about coming together and falling apart, playing Charlotte. She is now working as part of the creative team on the Forgotten Women podcast series.

James Short

In the autumn term of 2017, James was a key member of the Forgotten Women of History creative team, developing two pilot episodes of our prototype Feminist podcast series, performed live in South Hill Park's Studio Theatre. He has recently finished touring in Losing It: a play about coming together and falling apart in the challenging role of sexual assault perpetrator, Tim, and he is about to start rehearsals for our domestic abuse production, That Guy, playing the role of Peter.

Georgina Stone

In her first term as a member of Peer Productions' 2017/18 cohort, Georgina toured in our mental health and self-harm production, Hidden, playing a range of different characters. and has recently finished touring in Losing It: a play about coming together and falling apart in the role of Sally. This term sees Georgina joining the creative team on the Forgotten Women of History podcast project in both a performance and devising capacity.

Robert Twaddle

Robert is a visual artist and theatre maker, keen on making contemporary, thought-provoking original work, particularly with a queer point of view. He works with many mediums when creating his work, including writing, makeup, costume, sound and light design and directing. An avid physical performer, Robert specialises in physical theatre work and dance. Robert has recently finished touring in Losing It in the roles of Danno and David. He is about to start rehearsals for That Guy, playing Sergeant Alloway. 

Holly-Anne Catherine White

Holly-Anne runs her own independent film company, DDK Productions, through which she promotes her passion and desire to push female filmmaking into the limelight. Coming from a musical background, Holly quickly fell in love with music and performing, and taught herself the piano, guitar and drums. Holly-Anne was a member of the Forgotten Women team in her first term, and has recently finished performing as Sally in Losing It. She is about to start rehearsals for That Guy in the role of Amy.