GUY SINER is known the world over for his portrayal of Lieutenant Gruber, one of the original and enduring characters of over 90 episodes of ’Allo ’Allo! which is one of the most successful comedy series the B.B.C. has ever produced and is still shown in more than 80 countries.

Guy was born in Manhattan to an American father and an English mother, educated in England and trained for the stage at the Webber Douglas Academy in London where he won the Rodney Millington Award for his performance as The Emcee in Cabaret. In a career of some 30 years he has become a household name in the U.K. both in theatre and television. Guy made his first London appearance in the highly acclaimed Cowardy Custard at the Mermaid Theatre. Other London credits include Off the Peg, Nickleby and Me, Toad of Toad Hall, The Frogs, Wealth, The Biograph Girl and Don’t Dress for Dinner. He has also appeared several times in cabaret at The Ritz. He has worked with many of the leading English repertory companies including Coventry, Leicester, Brighton, Windsor, Oxford and The Bristol Old Vic, and did six major tours with Jonathan Lynn’s Cambridge Theatre Company in a repertoire mainly of the classics including The Master Builder, The Relapse, An Inspector Calls and Uncle Vanya. He twice toured Australia with the stage show of ’Allo ’Allo which also enjoyed a record-breaking U.K. tour and long West End runs both at the Prince of Wales and the London Palladium.

Television work in London includes I Claudius, Dr. Who, Life at Stake, Z Cars, Softly Softly, The Secret Army, You Rang M’Lord?, The Brittas Empire, Doctors and of course ’Allo ’Allo! In LA: Seinfeld, Martial Law, Diagnosis Murder (with Dick van Dyke), Zoe, Babylon 5, When Billie Beat Bobbie (with Holly Hunter and Goldie Hawn), That’s My Bush (with the writers of South Park), The Agency and Startrek: Enterprise.

Films include The Disappearance of Kevin Johnson, Great Harry and Jane, Lost Highway (written and directed by David Lynch), Leprechaun 4, Bug, Return to the Secret Garden, The Second Front (with Todd Field), Megiddo (with Michael York), Vlad (with Billy Zane), Provoked, The Resurrectionist (winner of the Cornwall Film Festival) and Pirates of the Caribbean (with Johnny Depp and Geoffrey Rush), and Ironclad (with Paul Giamatti and Derek Jacobi).

In recent years Guy has spent much of his time working in the film industry in London and Los Angeles but is now based in London where he juggles two careers - actor and writer/producer and with his producing partner David Mansell he has a new British film in development.

On the web: www.guysiner.com

Guy Siner

Suzie Kendall

Suzanne graduated from The Bridge Theatre Training Company. Recent stage credits include a witch in Macbeth (East London Shakespeare Company / Ye Old Rose & Crown), Aurelie in Punjabi Boy (Mukul & Ghetto Tigers / Hounslow Arts Centre), Juliet in an Indian tour of Romeo and Juliet (Mukul & Ghetto Tigers), Amabel in Fairyland The Musical (Rhoda McGaw Theatre), Ilse in Bunker Girls (Waterloo East), Catherine in The London Spring (Etcetera Theatre), and Millie Faucett-Reid in Eight (Kings Head, Tara Arts and Tristan Bates Theatres).

Suzanne has numerous screen credits, playing lead and supporting roles in a host of independent films. Most recently she was awarded ‘Best Female Actor’ at the Monaco International Film Festival/Angel Film Awards 2016 for her role as a nun, Sister Eliza in the feature film Oh My God . She was previously recognised by the jury, led by Director Roland Joffe, at said-same festival in 2013 with a ‘Best Ensemble Cast’ award for the short A Life Like Mine, in which she co-starred alongside Scott Wright of Coronation Street fame.

Claire Deards

Claire is absolutely thrilled to be playing the part of The Cat in Pinocchio. Claire is studying Musical Theatre and is currently in her third year of training at London College of Music. She has recently been cast as Rebecca Herschowitz in Rags in her final year show and has previously played Jan in Grease, Reverend Shaw in Footloose and the Elocution Teacher in Singing in the Rain.

This is Claire's first time being involved with The Voice of the Show and she is so grateful to be part of such a talented, fun and hard working team.

Amber Dye

Amber has been involved in the industry since the age of 8 after seeing her first musical, Joseph. She took numerous opportunities at school and with Amdram companies before joining a stage school at the age of 14; there she achieved qualifications in ballet, tap, modern, jazz and lyrical.

Amber also took private drama lessons, achieving Gold Medal status with LAMDA. Since then she has performed in many, many shows, including dancing in he 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremonies, and has Directed and Choreographed more than 50 plays and musicals.

Amber was choreographer for A Christmas Carol last year and she is pleased to be on board again this year for Pinocchio!

Matt Dye

Matthew is an Actor, Writer and Director. He is also Vice Principal at the Pauline Quirke Academy in Amersham. Most recently Matthew could be seen as Ben in the Water aid Commercial and Sci-fi-guy for Nectar card. Credits include Bernie in Atlas; Dr Clark in Philip; John in The Valley; Judge Brack in Hedda Gabler; Robert in Betrayal; Ray in Blackbird; Frank in The Woman Before; Iago in Othello and Macduffin Macbeth.

Other credits Winter’s Ball, (Apollo, Hammersmith); What Lovely Weather (Barbican, London); Train of Thought (London Underground); Please Assign Yourself (BAC); Punch (Greenwich Theatre); Imagine a Spectacle (Bloomsbury theatre) and FAT Live (Oval Theatre). Films include the Instructor in L’instructor; Ted in Life After Ted; Dave in Untruth and Dave in Hollywood and last year filmed a hidden camera pilot for ITV1 about bad customer service.

Face in the Crowd, a play directed by Matthew, was nominated for a Best Ensemble Award for acting excellence by The Stage in Edinburgh.

Liam Burton

Liam has most recently played Charlie in Jungle Adventure. Past credits have included the role of Demitrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and The Man in The River for which he was nominated for the Best Actor In a Play in the South West at the Curtain up South Awards.

After Receiving a 2:1 BA Hons in Music Theatre from Bucks New Uni Liam went on to complete a Masters at Central School of Speech and Drama.

Other Theatre Credits include Frier Lawrence in Romeo and Juliet, Clyde Gabriel in Witches of Eastwick, and Tiger Brown in The Threepenny Opera. Film Credits include Ed in Volunthearoes, Steve in Life After Ted. On Television he has presented Sport in Spotlight win That's Oxfordshire TV and been a member of the This Morning Family of the Week.

Liam loved being part of the Christmas Carol team and cannot wait to continue being part of Voice of the Show in Pinocchio.

Tom joined Voice of the Show for the first time this year, and is having a fantastic time! He has previously performed in Fright Night and West End Dreams at Her Majesty's theatre. Played the part of Tom (would you believe it!) in two productions of Luck of the Draw, Ralph in Sound of Music, and most recently played TJ in Sister Act.

 If everyone has even half the fun and enjoyment that Tom is having being a part of this incredible cast, then they are in for a fantastic show!

 

 

Tom Hurst

Marcello, whose stage name is March., graduated in Drama and Theatre Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury where he also participated in a number of productions including Joseph and His Technicolour Dreamcoat and Lysistrata.

He has also written, directed and choreographed a play called Statuesque, which was performed in Bruges as part of the European Capital of Culture Summer Festival. Marcello is also a singer/songwriter and his debut album Safe & Unsound will be out in, erm, March.

March.(ello) feels honoured to be part of such an incredibly talented ensemble and is delighted to be playing The Fox. He's generally a very sensible man and he hopes the audience will appreciate his newly found mischievous stage persona.

 

 

Marcello Merau

VOICE OF THE SHOW PRODUCTIONS (C) 2017