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Meet the company 
Alicia Pollard

Alicia has played the roles of Clara in Films About Ghosts and Poppy in The Pasta Machine. As well as acting Alicia is also a director, Directing for our Orphan tour in 2019.

As well as doing all of this for Black Dog, she also does voiceover work for companies all over England.

Elliot Needham

Elliot is Black Dog's resident technician as well as being a writer, actor and director. He has played the role of BigBoy in our production of Howl as well as co-directing Orphan and being The Pasta Machine's cinematographer. He has also done the tech for every single Black Dog show to date.

Elliots writing and movie reviews can be found at his website

Tiffany Rhodes

Tiffany portrayed the roles of Nancy in Howl, Elsie in Films About Ghosts, and Patience in Orphan. Tiffany has also co-directed The Pasta Machine and will be co-directing our next play Savage, planned for early 2020. 

As well as this Tiffany is also Black Dog's resident fight director with Russell.

Russell Eccleston

Russell is an actor, writer, and director. He has written all of Black Dog's shows to date. As well as directing Howl and Films About Ghosts. He has also played the roles of Tim in The Pasta Machine and Orphan in Orphan

Russell will be co-directing Black Dog's next play Savage, planned for early 2020

As well as this Russell is Black Dog's resident fight director with Tiffany.

Our Friends
Jamie Harradence

Jamie is a Reading based actor and voiceover artist who played the role of Max in our production of Films About Ghosts.

His other theatre credits include Nobody Suspects A Murder, Pronoun, A Dog's Life and Anna Karenina.

Gabrielle Finnegan

Gabrielle is a bath based writer/actor/director who co - directed our show Orphan. She is currently in the process of completing a Scriptwriting MA at Bath Spa University and has recently finished her own screenplay for a sketch show which will be filmed in June.

Her acting credits include Fall Of Kings, The Wyrd Sisters, Time Slides and A Servant Of Two Masters

Tommy Carmichael

Tommy is a Doncaster based actor who played the roles of The Man in Howl and The Caretaker in Orphan. Tommy is also the drama and comedy teacher at PQA Doncaster.

His other theatre credits include Bleak House, Jack And The Beanstalk, Where There's A Will and Shed Man.

Matt Harrison

Matt is a writer, actor and voiceover artist. He played the role of Hugo in The Pasta Machine, whilst also supplying us with the equipment and knowledge to help us film it with his own company Seamless Creative Content.

His theatre and film credits include Time Slides, Where There's A Will and Last Stop Cafe. Matt also does voiceover work for companies all over the UK.