Cast and Creatives:
Writer and Performer: Paterson Joseph
Co-Director: Simon Godwin
Set Design: Michael Vale
Music Arrangement & Sound Design: Ben Park
Lighting Design: Lucrecia Briceno
Costume Design: Linda Haysman
Associate Lighting Designer: Anshuman Bhatia
Production Stage Manager: Pamela Salling
Assistant Director: Anna Girvan
Design Assistant: Sarah June Mills
Musicians and Singer:
Violin: Buffy North
Viola: Phil Brown
Cello: Rebecca Jordan
Bass & Harpsichord: Ben Park
Almost all the music heard in this play was originally composed by Charles Ignatius Sancho.
Paterson Joseph (Author and Performer)
Paterson has worked regularly at the National Theatre in London (Whale, Saint Joan, Royal Hunt for the Sun, The Emperor Jones, Elmina’s Kitchen) the RSC (Julius Caesar (seen at BAM in 2013), Don Juan, Troilus and Cressida, Love’s Labours Lost, King Lear, The Pretenders) as well as the Royal Exchange, Gate, Almeida and Young Vic Theatres. Television includes: Timeless (NBC), You, Me and the Apocalypse, (NBC & Sky) Safehouse (ITV), The Hollow Crown (BBC & PBS) The Leftovers (HBO) and Danny Boyle’s Babylon. Paterson is a season regular in Timeless and Peep Show, he has also appeared in Doctor Who, Hustle, No.1 Ladies Detective Agency and Rellik (all BBC/HBO). Sancho marks Paterson’s first play as a writer.
Simon Godwin (Co-Director)
Simon’s recent work includes Measure of Measure at Theatre for a New Audience, The Cherry Orchard at Roundabout Theater. Strange Interlude, Man and Superman and The Beaux’ Stratagem all for The National Theatre, as well as Hamlet and The Two Gentlemen of Verona for the RSC. Between 2011 and 2013 he was Associate Director at the Royal Court, where he directed seven world premieres including Routes, If You Don’t Let Us Dream, NSFW, The Witness, Goodbye to All That, The Acid Test and Wanderlust.
Between 2009 and 2011 he was Associate Director of Bristol Old Vic, where he directed The Little Mermaid, Krapp’s Last Tape, A Kind of Alaska, Faith Healer and Far Away.
Simon is an Associate Director of the National Theatre in London.