Staff & Board

ROBIN

MCLOUGHLIN

co-director

Robin is an actor and writer. He trained at Bretton Hall and the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Robin has performed in all fEAST theatre productions; One EightyBattery, The Canada Boys, Parachute and Winter ‘53.

Other performance credits include Druthers and The Factory (Precarious), Firing Blanks, Unplugged at the Boar’s Head and Dumbstruck (Fine Chisel), Such Stuff As Dreams (Anomic) and The Rover (Clever Monkey).

Robin’s writing credits include The Factory (Precarious), Such Stuff As Dreams, Unplugged and Dumbstruck (Fine Chisel) and recent commissions from the Wells Maltings Trust and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

To find out more about Robin’s work, please visit his website.

DAWN

FINNERTY

co-director

Dawn is an actor and director. She is a graduate of the Arden School of Theatre.

Her credits as a director include The Jungle Book,  Alice in Wonderland, WhaleA Midsummer Night’s Dream and Road.  

As actor for fEAST theatre, Dawn performed in The Canada BoysParachute and Winter ’53

Other theatre credits include: On the PisteHunchback of Notre Dame (Hull Truck), Hold Ya (Red Ladder Theatre Company), Forever (M6 Theatre Company), The Way of the World (Royal Exchange), Too Much Punch for Judy, Legal Weapon (Ape Theatre Company), Romeo & Juliet, The Macbeth Files (Manchester Actors), United on a Wednesday Night (Sheffield Crucible).

Film and television credits include: BAFTA winning TV film Britz, The Ghost SquadThe Royal, Children’s Ward and Casualty.

MANDY

McKENNA

co-founder

Mandy trained  at the Central School of Speech and Drama and worked as an actress in theatre and TV  as well as a musician and puppeteer.  She taught and directed youth theatre at Paston College where she ran the Expressive Arts Department for ten years.  She toured for over twenty years with Far East Theatre Company to the Edinburgh Festival and around the UK producing original, modern and classic plays for young audiences.

In 2010, she co-founded fEAST theatre for whom she has directed One EightyBattery and Winter ‘53.

She has recently returned to acting for radio for the BBC World Service.  For more information, please visit Mandy’s website.

 

ROB

JOHN

co-founder

Rob John is a teacher, playwright and theatre director. His published stage plays includeThe SpacemanFor Ever and Ever and Living with Lady Macbeth which has been performed in over thirty countries worldwide.

Rob is a co-founder of fEAST  theatre for whom he wrote One Eighty, The Canada Boys, Parachute and Winter ’53

Rob has written for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Schools’ Radio. His recent work for the BBC includes Archie Dobson’s War, a children’s online radio play about World War One.  His  A-Z of World War One won a Royal Television Society Award in 2015. Rob is co-author (with Patrice Baldwin) of Inspiring Writing Through Drama.

Trustees

Joseph Ballard

Dr. Roger Burford

Kate Cox

Rob John

Mandy McKenna

Tim Morgan

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