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Director

Simon H West

SIMON H WEST is a director, performer and producer. Before he trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Simon was a member of Everyman Theatre and appeared in many of their productions at Dyffryn Gardens and Chapter.

Since then, he has directed over 60 professional productions for the stage, appeared in theatre, television and commercials across Europe and lectures in Performing Arts for University of South Wales and Cardiff & Vale College. He directed his first production for Everyman at the 2001 Festival: Twelfth Night. Other Festival shows include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Comedy of Errors, The Merry Wives of Windsor, another Twelfth Night, The Gondoliers, HMS Pinafore, Blackadder II, Blackadder the Third, Allo Allo!, Macbeth, The Merchant of Venice, Hi de Hi, The Railway Children, Blackadder Goes Forth and last year’s production of Calendar Girls.

He has also worked regularly for Simply Theatre Academy in Geneva, where he has directed Macbeth, The Tempest, another version of The Railway Children, yet another Twelfth Night and The Crucible. Other productions as Director include Closer and After Miss Julie (Theatre by the Lake, Keswick); 84 Charing Cross Road, Veronica’s Room, Elsie and Norm’s Macbeth; and he was Resident Director on Jack and the Beanstalk for The Barbican Theatre, London.

With GO Productions, Simon has also co-produced the Festival’s Family Show since 2013 as well as productions of Confusions, Flint Street Nativity, 13: The Musical, Carrie, Be More Chill, Godspell and Urinetown.

One Man, Two Guvnors marks his twenty-fourth year as part of the Festival and his seventeenth production as a director.

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Credits

Stage Manager: Wil Chivers
Deputy Stage Manager: Carl Jones
Crew: TBC

Additional Production Credits

“Tomorrow Looks Good From Here”
Words by Richard Bean, Music by Grant Olding
Arranged and produced by Helen Woods

Physical Comedy arranged by Kev McCurdy

“Tomorrow Looks Good From Here” & “Bossa Nova Baby” choreographed by Emma-Jayne Parker & Cadi Mullane
Other Songs choreographed by members of the company

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Cast

MATTHEW PREECE (Francis Henshall)
MATTHEW PREECE (Francis Henshall)
 
 
BETHAN THOMAS (Rachel Crabbe)
BETHAN THOMAS (Rachel Crabbe)
 
 
JOSHUA OGLE (Stanley Stubbers)
JOSHUA OGLE (Stanley Stubbers)
 
 
GREGORY OWENS (Harry Dangle)
GREGORY OWENS (Harry Dangle)
 
 
BROGAN ROGERS (Pauline Clench)
BROGAN ROGERS (Pauline Clench)
 
 
JESS COURTNEY (Dolly)
JESS COURTNEY (Dolly)
 
 
TOBY HARRIS (Charlie Clench)
TOBY HARRIS (Charlie Clench)
 
 
TOM PRICE (Alan Dangle)
TOM PRICE (Alan Dangle)
 
 
DEVANTE FLEMING (Lloyd Boateng)
DEVANTE FLEMING (Lloyd Boateng)
 
 
LAURENCE CLARKE (Gareth)
LAURENCE CLARKE (Gareth)
 
 
JOAN HOCTOR (Elsie)
JOAN HOCTOR (Elsie)
 
 

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