ALL-FEMALE MACBETH

Something wicked this way comes... Returning with Shakespeare's compelling classic tragedy of ambition, bloody chaos, witchcraft and ghosts. In this dark, psychological thriller the breakdown of natural order is heightened by our all-female cast.

MEET THE COMPANY

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CATHERINE PUGH

Macbeth

Catherine graduated from Hull University in 2008 with a BA (Hons) in Drama.
Previous stage credits include: Debbie in Secret Diaries (Art with Heart Theatre Company), Katarina Immensikov in Professor Harry Stottle’s Music Hall Extravaganza (Stage3 Theatre Company), Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Weird Sister in Macbeth (Sprite Productions), Elizabeth Woodville in Loyalty Binds Me, Elizabetta in Dracula, Mrs Fezzywig/Mrs Cratchet/Poor Woman in A Christmas Carol (Tread the Boards Theatre Company), Various Characters in Shakespeare Aloud & The Garden of Genius’ Russian Tour (Shakespeare’s Birthplace Trust), Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Verano Theatre), Barbara Sweeney in Karp F’Tonk (Z Theatre Company), Maleficent in Sleeping Beauty (M&M Productions), Fairy Godmother in Cinderella (James Brandon Theatre Company), Horrible Hatty in The Woodcutter and the Wolf (Chaplin's Entertainment).

Film / TV credits include Emmerdale (ITV), Sweet Sue, 'The more we learn, the closer we get' Google Search On, This Sceptred Isle - Sky

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PHOEBE CRESSWELL

Lady Macbeth / Witch 3

Phoebe is a queer actor/writer who trained at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She’s passionate about new writing, female-centric & LGBTQIA+ stories, and twisting the classics in a bold direction.

 

Credits include: Ann in Ann+Angie (Dogmouth Theatre); Edith in Rabbithole (On we Go Productions/Curve Theatre); Jem in Ducks (Kibo Productions); Ursula/Yrsa/Sula in 1000 Ways (Dogmouth Theatre/NDT); Mrs Lily Thomas in Bill of Burton and Lady of The Parcels (UK tour); Nicole in The Meat Up (Pilot Nights/mac); Emily/Polynesia in Doctor Dolittle (UK tour); Ella in World War III (Birmingham REP).

Credits whilst training: Kerry in Ciphers; Viola in Twelfth Night; Mary Barton in Mary Barton.

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CHLOE KNIGHT

Banquo / Lady Macduff

Chloe Knight trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in 2016 with a BA (Hons) in
Acting.
Credits since graduating include: Touring Italy as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (BBeyond Theatre Company); recording a new radio play series that was released on iTunes last year; and touring the north of the UK in ‘Noise Keepers’, in conjunction with the ‘Stop Bullying with Drama’ campaign in schools.

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ISABEL CROWE

Duncan / Macduff / Witch 2

Isabel trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.

 

Previous credits include: Sam in The Burnout (short film); Olivia in Twelfth Night (Bear in the Air Productions); Meg in Little Women (Space Productions); Cant in The Castle (Space Productions); Shelley in Grand Concourse (Mosaic Festival).

 

She has also worked extensively in the development and performance of new writing, as well as in commercial voice work.

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SKYE VIOLET

Witch 1 / Ross / Donalbain

Skye Violet trained at Millennium Performing Arts where she graduated in 2013 with a Trinity Diploma in Dance and Performance. She then went onto gain a BA (Hons) in Professional Drama Practice at Middlesex University London.  

Credits include: Dodger in Oliver! (H!Theatre), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Sherman Brothers), Legally Blonde (training production), Kiss Me Kate (training production), Marge in The Talented Mr Ripley (MPA Drama), Jill in Jack & the Beanstalk (Company of Friends), Oh! What a Lovely War (C.O.F), Suki in Aladdin (Company of Friends), Chorus in The Boyfriend (Hawth Theatre), Various characters in Midsummer Nights Dream (workshop production), Hatty in Tom’s Midnight Garden (short film)

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LAUREN BARNES

Malcolm / Lennox / Gentlewoman

Lauren graduated from Mountview with a BA (Hons) in Acting. 

Since graduating her credits include: 

Viola in 'Twelfth Night' at Culpeper Gardens, a one woman show 'Gypsy Queen' at The Space Theatre,  Pupeteer in 'The Prophetic Visions of Bethany Lewis' at The Other Palace and Brighton Fringe Festival, Bonnie in 'Four Beds' at The Etcetera Theatre, Fabled & Frenzied, The Hypnotist and That Day Them Orbs Arrived all at The London Horror Festival.

Immersive productions include Cockneytivity, The Feasty Blinders, Gothic Fairytale and The Ministry of Magic. 

Lauren can also be heard as the narrator on popular childrens programme, Twinkle.

She is thrilled to join the cast of 'Something Wicked'.

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REVIEWS

British Theatre Guide *****

"This is far and away one of the best productions of Shakespeare that I have seen in decades."

Broadway Baby ****

"This all-female production of Macbeth was truly a sight to behold."

"The most impressive part of the play was the near flawless delivery of each line by the actresses."

North West End ****

"I can’t praise this production enough for it's brave, no holds barred version of this classic Shakespeare play."