Zawe Ashton in the role of Cath. Zawe has recently starred in the role of Vod in the popular C4 comedy Fresh Meat and as Bianca in St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold. Her theatre credits include Rhinoceros, The Arsonists, Gone Too Far! (Royal Court); Othello (Globe Theatre) and The Cage (Nuffield).
Alex Beckett as Phil. Alex's TV credits include Charlie Brooker's Touch of Cloth (Sky 1), Twenty Twelve (BBC), Phoneshop (BBC) and Married Single Other (ITV). Theatre credits include The Changeling (The Young Vic), 66 Books (The Bush Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing (Sonia Friedman Productions).
Alison Steadman will take the role of Pat. Alison is one of the UK’s best-loved and most prolific actresses, recently enjoying a West End run in Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit as the improbable clairvoyant Madame Arcati.
Also on stage she created the role of the monstrous Beverly in Mike Leigh's Abigail's Party and starred in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, for which she won an Olivier Award. Her films include ‘Shirley Valentine’ and Mike Leigh’s ‘Life Is Sweet’ and ‘Topsy Turvy’. Television work includes ‘Fat Friends’, ‘The Singing Detective’, ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and Pam in ‘Gavin & Stacey’.
Director Lisa Spirling. Recent directing credits include Hundreds and Thousands (Buckle for Dust at Soho Theatre Upstairs), Terminal Four Play (Theatre503, Latitude Festival), Cotton Wool (Buckle for Dust at Theatre503, Meyer-Whitworth Award Winner), and Idiots of Ants (Pleasance, Edinburgh and on tour)
Set and Costume Designer Polly Sullivan
Lighting Design Mike Gunning
Sound Designer John Leonard
Casting Director Ginny Schiller
Assistant Director Sam Caird
Production Manager Wayne Parry
Assistant Production Manager Matthew Robinson
Wardrobe Manager Erinna Sacco
Costume Supervisor Peter Todd
Props Supervisor Jo Maund
Company Stage Manager Richard LLewelyn
Deputy Stage Manager Clare Fisher