Cast

 
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Hamish Riddle

Arthur Jefferies

A member of the National Youth Theatre Rep Company and a Royal Conservatoire of Scotland trained actor, Hamish has been a part of a large number of stage shows. Most recently he starred as Eric Birling in Stephen Daldry’s ‘An Inspector Calls’ on the West End before touring the UK with the company for two years. He has also had roles in ‘Tory Boyz’, ‘Prince of Denmark’ at the National and ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at the Ambassadors Theatre. In September 2018, he is back on the road with ‘An Inspector Calls’ in the UK before he and the company set out on a tour of the east coast of America.

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Des Carney

Nikolaus Seifert

An Irish actor born in the US and based in London, Des has recently appeared in Vikings (History Channel) and alongside Iain Glen in Jack Taylor: Cross (TV3). His recent stage work includes the January 2018 production of The Crystal Egg at The Vaults. He also holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and has extensive experience working for organisations at the UN and the EU. He speaks fluent English and German, with competent French and Dutch.

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Benjamin Hartley

Captain Hornshaw

Upon leaving the Royal Navy where he served as a helicopter pilot, Ben set up up MFS Casting, providing specialist casting to the film and television industry, working on big budget features such as World War Z, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, and Solo: A Star Wars Story.  As an actor he has portrayed Harb Binli, callsign Red Seven, in 'Rogue One'; Donald, an 80’s studio boss for the short film, ‘Broadcast'; and Brian in ‘Sylvia’, a true story based on a letter that went viral online.

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Katharine Orchard

Mary Jefferies

During her 3 year course at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), Katharine honed her skills culminating in various roles in a number of showcases. Her roles included Rosalind in ‘As You Like It’, The Duchess of York in ‘Richard III’ and Wendla in the musical ‘Spring Awakening’. Since graduating from LAMDA in 2017 she has since played Claire Evans in the upcoming season 5 of the BBC’s critically acclaimed show ‘Luther’.

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Elif Knight

Anna Seifert

An award-winning actress, Elif received the Patricia Rothermere Evening Standard Theatre Award, a joint award presented to her by Sir Richard Attenborough. A Rose Bruford Drama graduate, she has recently directed HG Wells adaptation of 'The Crystal Egg' at the Vaults in London and currently directing a dark comedy at the canal Cafe Theatre and Union Theatre London. Her most recent credits include 'Locked Up Abroad', 'Into The Badlands' Season 2/3 and 'Luminary', a short film about a woman and her addiction to heroin. She has recently finished filming a featured role for Guy Ritchie's live action remake of 'Aladdin'.

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Peter Svatik

Friedrich

Having originally worked as an interpreter for VW, Peter quite to pursue a career in acting. Since his decision, he has had various roles in short films, commercials, TV and on stage. His notable television work includes parts in ‘Call the Midwife’, ‘Grantchester’ and ‘A Young Doctor’s Notebook’ starring Daniel Radcliffe. He has also appeared in the acclaimed short film ‘Shards of a Broken Promise’ which had a successful festival run culminating at Cannes Film Festivals. 

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Peter Julien Boguszewski

Hans

Having originally trained as a dancer, Peter has extensive experience performing onstage at a variety of well established theatres. He has performed at the Pavilion Dance Theatre, Weymouth Pavilion and in a charity ball for the Great Ormond Street Hospital. His work as a supporting artist has led to a number of onscreen appearances. His most recent work has included The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society and Poldark. This is Peter’s debut film in a speaking role.