Once you have the words on the page you need some talented folk to get them up on their feet and this is the bunch helping us share the work with you.

Kylie Ann Ford


Kylie Ann Ford is a South Shields based actor, ukulele lover and dinosaur enthusiast. She studied
Drama at Northumbria University and has since taken up knitting to fill her jobless days and nights.
Kylie enjoys photoshoping her head onto various animals, a skill that has no place on her CV but serves
her well for Facebook likes. She is absolutely thrilled to be working with Theatre Space NE again after
playing one third of Ariel in The Tempest last year and Lady Macbeth in this season production of Macbeth in Roker Park and a variety of roles in As you Like it.

Rosie Ramsey


Rosie is a singer/actress born and bred in South Shields and she has been performing professionally for over 10 years.  Rosie has toured UK in numerous different bands. She has also worked overseas, performing regularly in both Rhodes and Portugal. Rosie’s favourite role to date was playing Millie in the musical ‘Thoroughly Modern Mille’ at the Sunderland Empire. As well as musical talents, Rosie is also an experienced and well accomplished presenter, hosting her own weekday breakfast show on ‘Spark FM’ and online YouTube channel ‘Garage Live’.

Her career highlight to date was sharing a stage and singing with chart topping sensation, Ed Sheeran earlier this year to raise money for CLIC Sargent.
Rosie is thrilled to be working with Theatre Space for the first time.

Ella Jackson


Ella is 16 years old and has been training at the Royalty Theatre’s Youth Academy for the past two years. Her first main role was Caliban in RTYA’s production of The Tempest and has since played the Cheshire Cat in Alice, Cutlass in Captain Bluebeard’s Monkey and Huey Phillips in the North-East’s premier of the hit West-End musical Loserville. Ella is currently studying drama at GCSE and hopes to continue her passion at A-level.

Lorna Breeze


Lorna Breeze can regularly be seen on stage at The Royalty Theatre, she has tackled such roles as a Marriage wrecking dead woman in Blithe Spirit , to the all singing and dancing yet devious Mrs Meers in Thoroughly Modern Millie. Lorna is no stranger to the back stage running of the theatre where she has stage managed plays and also provided technical support during the run of productions. She has also co-written a successful play that sold out The Royalty Theatres studio theatre and she is now branching out into directorial roles which she has shown a flare for.

Christopher Strain

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Christopher Strain completed a conservatoire acting course at the British American Drama Academy and graduated from the Newcastle Performance Academy with a First-Class BA (Hons) Degree in Acting.  Performances during training included Tim in “24 Hour Plays: Manly” (Old Vic New Voices) and Ferdinand in “Rough Magic” (co-production with Royal Shakespeare Company). 
Professional theatre credits include Dominic in “Testing Times” (playing the lead opposite “Coronation Street” star Pauline Fleming) and the MC in “Gee But It’s Good To Be Here!” at the Trent House Theatre, Ferdinand in “The Tempest” (Theatre Space; Sunderland Echo Excellence Award for Performance of the Year), Les in “East” (Customs House Theatre), Demetrius in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (Theatre Space), Dr Spivey in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (Customs House Theatre), tours of “Oliver Twist” and “A Christmas Carol” and Lt. William Avery in “We Got Mittens Too!” (November Club; Newcastle Journal Culture Award for Performance of the Year).  He has also appeared in various features and short films (including the BAFTA-nominated “I am Nasrine”), as well as writing, directing and performing in his own one-man play, “Diary of a Madman”.
Christopher is passionate about new writing, having previously worked on plays in development at Live Theatre and Stockton ARC Theatre and is delighted to be working on the New Writing Festival at The Canny Space.

David Farn

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David is Englands Answer – though no one is quite sure what the question is. His writing credits include 
The Fabric Of Life for Quondam Theatre, Distant Sun (starring Derek Fowlds) for Open Heart, The Big 
Picture for the Customs House, Oranges & Lemons for Cloud 9, and The Fickle Finger Of Fate for Dreambox. 


Alex Goodchild

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Alex is a teenage actor who became involved with Theatre Space NE through their Royalty Theatre Youth Academy. He has also worked with Theatre Space before during the 2014 summer season, featuring in both “King Arthurs Adventures” and “As You Like It”. His main past acting experience is in theatre however he has also been involved with screen work such as the films “Goal!” & “Temporal” along with tv work such as “Carrie & David’s Pop Shop” on CBeebies and BBC’s “Inspector George Gently”. Outside of acting he is currently studying for his A-levels with the goal of going on to university to further his education in acting. He also sing in a rock duo named “Ruin the Humour” with James Errington who is also involved with Theatre Space NE.

Gareth Scott


Gareth Scott has undergone performing arts training for six years, and the 2014 production of As You Like It will mark his third performance outside of a college environment. He is ecstatic to have been given a chance to perform with Theatre Space North-East, and relishes the opportunity to test himself through performance outside of a standard theatre.
Although he has no other paid acting credits to his name, Gareth has written, directed and performed his own play, “Felt and Blood” for Live Across Newcastle 2013, and has lent his talent for impressions to the developing flash animation series, “Lizard Cops”.

Luke Maddison



Luke is a 21 year old professional actor from the north east of England he graduated from Newcastle college at the age of 18 with a diploma in performing arts and went straight into professional employment with lime management acting agency in Manchester. Luke has experience in many genres of performing work from touring theatre and pantomime to tv and voice over work. Luke is looking forward to working with theatre space north east on his first project with them and cannot wait to get started