Cast

Hannah Brackstone-Brown

Helena, Snout, Fairy

Hannah graduated from the BA (Hons) Acting course at East 15 Acting School in 2008.

Theatre Credits: The Gin Chronicles (The Bridewell Theatre); The 39 Steps (Lyric Theatre, Belfast);The Sting (Wiltons Music Hall); Some Girls (New Wimbledon Studio); The Missing Toreador (St James Theatre); An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein (Drayton Theatre); Cole Porter’s Aladdin (Sadler’s Wells); Emma (Sai Wan Ho Civic Theatre, Hong Kong); Elegies for Angels Punks and Raging Queens (Theatro Technis); The Browning Version (Tristan Bates Theatre); You Were After Poetry (Tristan Bates Theatre); The Dreaming (Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House)

Hannah has performed in concerts and cabarets at Lauderdale House, Battersea Barge and Hoxton Hall. She has also appeared in commercials for M&S Food, BBC Radio 2, Twix, Royal National Lifeboat Institute, Groupon, The Racing Post, Hilton Hotels and Notonthehighstreet.com

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Hannah Brackstone-Brown

Hannah Brackstone-Brown

Helena, Snout, Fairy

James Burton

Theseus, Oberon

James is delighted to be back performing in Dubrovnik, having played Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night for Midsummer Scene in 2015. He trained at Mountview Academy, and St Mary’s University College, London. Other theatre credits include: Alice in Wonderland playing The Mad Hatter, A Christmas Carol (playing Jacob Marley and The Ghost Of Christmas Present), and Antony and Cleopatra as Pompey and Agrippa, all for Creation Theatre Company in Oxford. He’s played Colonel Brandon in a touring production of Sense & Sensibility for director Helen Tennison, Charles Bovary in Faye Weldon’s Madame Bovary: Breakfast with Emma (Rosemary Branch, National Tour), and Peer Gynt for the Ibsen Stage Company. He’s played Ben in The Dumb Waiter (LPC European Tour), Mr Toad in The Wind in the Willows (National Tour), and been in American Haiku (Jermyn Street Theatre, London), and Mammon Inc. (Raffles Hotel Theatre, Singapore).

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James Burton

James Burton

Theseus, Oberon

Kudzanayi Chiwawa

Hippolyta, Titania

Kudzanayi is Zimbabwean born actress, who graduated from Drama Studio London. She has worked with copanies such as Gecko Theatre, Two Gents, Scary Little Girls, Smooth Faced Gentlemen and Punchdrunk.  Some of her recent productions include Three Mothers, Gliwice Hamlet, Peter Pan, Taming of the Shrew, Titus Andronicus, ‘Fall’ and Dracula. This is her third time working with Helen Tennison 

Kudzanayi is also an emerging Playwright; she was accepted onto the Royal Court Theatre Writers’ Program and her first play Push Up Daisies performed at The Hope Theatre.

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Kudzanayi Chiwawa

Kudzanayi Chiwawa

Hippolyta, Titania

Susan Hingley

Hermia, Starveling, Fairy

Theatre: Wendy and Peter Pan, Orphan of Zhao, Boris Godunov, A Life of Galileo (Royal Shakespeare Company); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe, International Tour); Hamlet (Honey-tongued Theatre Productions, Croatia); Tamburlaine (Arcola Theatre); Dorian Gray (National Theatre Japan); Around the World in 80 Days (New Vic / Manchester Royal Exchange); Pioneer (Curious Directive); One Million, All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, Home (Tangled Feet); Splash! (Lyric Hammersmith / GDIF / Latitude Festival); Catch / Ulov (Greyscale Theatre / Almeida); The Snow Queen (Lawrence Batley Theatre); Before I Sleep (dreamthinkspeak); Soho Streets (Soho Theatre)

Television includes: Doctors

Film: Shino's Show, The Gloaming, Household Gods

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Susan Hingley

Susan Hingley

Hermia, Starveling, Fairy

Sheetal Kapoor

Puck, Philostrate

Sheetal trained at Drama Studio London. Theatre credits include: The Tempest (Get Over It Productions), Romeo and Juliet (FRED Theatre), One Year Off (FRED Theatre), The Sexy Seven (Lost City Writers) and Pristine in Blue (The Play’s The Thing Theatre). Film credits include: Rukhsati (Karakoori Productions), Guilty Pleasures (Smooth Demon Productions) and A Suitable Husband (Grand Independent). She also recorded various characters for The Jungle Book (Audible).

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Sheetal Kapoor

Sheetal Kapoor

Puck, Philostrate

Filip Krenus

Bottom, Fairy

Filip trained at East 15 Acting School (BA Acting) and Drama Centre (MA in Classical European Acting).

He set up Honey-tongued Theatre Productions in 2012 and is one of the co-founders of Midsummer Scene Festival.

Theatre credits include: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet (Midsummer Scene) and Twelfth Night (Midsummer Scene and Vienna's English Theatre), School for Scandal (directed by Jessica Swale), The Winter's Tale (LittleBIG Shakespeare), King Lear and Dido, Queen of Carthage (Greenwich Theatre), Bent (Landor/Tabard), Orestes – Re-Examined (Southwark Playhouse), Peer Gynt (Riverside Studios), Hell Screen (Oval House), Richard III and Macbeth (Faction Theatre Company), The Rivals (Camden People's Theatre), Jane Eyre (Brockley Jack) and The Right Ballerina (directed by Matthew Gould).

Films include Transmania and radio includes Gino Ginelli Lives (Wireless Theatre Company)

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Filip Krenus

Filip Krenus

Bottom, Fairy

Matthew Maltby

Lysander, Flute, Fairy

Matt Maltby spent 2016 touring the UK and Asia with The HandleBards, appearing in four-man versions of Much Ado About Nothing and Richard III. Other recent credits include Penderel in Benighted (Old Red Lion Theatre), Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Pleasance Islington), Romeo in Romeo and Juliet (Vaults Waterloo, UK & Japan Tour), Dionysius in The Bacchae (US Tour), Timber in Amok (Wireless Theatre Company) and Anton in The Point of No Return (UK & Sweden Tour). He is the artistic director of Pint-Sized, a quarterly evening of new writing at The Bunker, a member of the acclaimed Factory Theatre, and a founding member of the award-winning ONEOHONE.

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Matthew Maltby

Matthew Maltby

Lysander, Flute, Fairy

Lainey Shaw

Patsy Quince, Egea, Fairy

Lainey Shaw trained at The Academy Drama School, London.

Previous theatre credits include: Alison in A-Z (Flanaganza), Mildred Bulthorpe in Key for Two (Vienna's English Theatre), Pam Underwood in A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, Agnes in Silence (Large Print Theatre), Aunt Jennings in Sense and Sensibility (Tour), Mrs Fairfax/Mrs Reed in Jane Eyre, Mrs Bennet in Pride & Prejudice (Rosemary Branch Theatre), Nurse in Romeo & Juliet (Young Shakespeare Company), Diana in Absent Friends, Ruth in Blithe Spirit, Grace Page in Game Plan, Dee in Jobson Roleplay, Adelaide Pinchin in Mysterious Mister Love, Jane Banbury in Fallen Angels (all in rep for MFP), She also provides the voice of on-hold marketing for various companies in the North of England.

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Lainey Shaw

Lainey Shaw

Patsy Quince, Egea, Fairy

James Wordsworth

Demetrius, Snug, Fairy

James trained in acting at The Courtyard Theatre in London. Previous credits include, The Prince in modern fairy-tale Waking Beauty, Jack in Jack and His Beanstalk, Wishy in Aladdin, Jon in a new musical The Girl In the Blue Coat. James also writes for stage and screen and has a short film being released this year titled Happiness starring Sophie Leigh Stone and directed by Dheeraj Akolkar. James works often with improv guru Dave Bourn and Sprout Ideas, and is part of The Rubiks improv company. James is delighted to be joining the sparkling cast and company of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

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James Wordsworth

James Wordsworth

Demetrius, Snug, Fairy

Midsummer Scene is a project of the City of Dubrovnik and the Dubrovnik Tourist Board, and it is
a joint production with Brilliant Events, Dubrovnik and Honey-tongued Theatre Productions Ltd. London

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