Click Productions - Realizing the holistic assets of the arts

 
 

“Human behaviour flows from three main sources, desire, emotion and knowledge.” Plato

 

The current CLICK Production Team includes the following freelance professionals who give up their time and talents voluntarily. I am extremely grateful to them (and their predecessors) for their enthusiasm, knowledge and support in all our projects. If you wish to seek their advice or services, please email info@clickproductions.co.uk

 

Theatrical Work...

Return to the Forbidden Planet (2015)
NSFW (Not Safe For Work) (2014)
Stags and Hens (2014)
Calendar Girls (2013)
Fawlty Towers (2012)
Beauty and the Beast (2012)
That Face (2012)
Rent (2011)
The Full Monty (2010)
Prawn Paste Is Not Kosher (2010)
Shaken Not Speared (2010)
Romero The Musical (2009)
Into The Woods (2009)
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (2008)
Jesus Christ Superstar (2007)
Chess: The Musical (2006)
Hot Mikado (2005)
Richard III (2005)
 
 

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A huge thank you...

CLICK is independently funded, and I am so grateful to our Angels: Wendy Cook, Alison Cuell, Abigail Gill, Elizabeth Maxwell, David Sanderson, Jenny Whitlock, Ruth Williams, and Mr & Mrs FW Tang for their generosity and support.

 

THE PRODUCTION TEAM:

     
Richard Atterton   Richard Atterton
  Technical Direction
 

Prior to his teaching career, Rich was a singer in the pubs and clubs of Manchester. He continued to grace the boards as a vocalist and pianist appearing as “Freddie” in “Chess”; and “Captain Tempest” in “Return to the Forbidden Planet” as well as directing sound for the school's production of “Les Miserables". In turning his multi-talented hand to sound and media, Rich has directed sound for CLICK's "The Full Monty" (The Musical); and “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Edinburgh Fringe) also recording the “Behind the scenes” DVD to accompany the Edinburgh Fringe experience as a memoir for the cast. Rich was also part of the development team for "Romero - the musical" which had its London Premiere at the Vanbrugh Theatre in September 2009. Rich was sound engineer for our productions of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast", "Calendar Girls", and "Stags and Hens" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes. He also performed as The Major in CLICK's production of "Fawlty Towers" at Penang Performing Arts Centre, and gave a mini piano recital as part of the Little Penang Street Market at the request of the band.

     
     
Alex Coles   Alex Coles
  Stage Combat lead
 

Alex is a trained actor from The University of Northampton, School of The Arts. His credits include; the Journalist/Narrator in the London Premiere of Romero the Musical (Vanbrugh Theatre), Keno in The Full Monty (Compass Theatre), Herzen in The Coast of Utopia: Voyage directed by Ellie Green (The Royal & Derngate), Patrick in Ladies’ Day (toured Swindon, Leeds and Northampton), performing in Expect Delays directed by The Paper Birds Theatre Company’s outreach director Kylie Walsh (The University of Northampton), Marcus in Titus Andronicus directed by Jack McNamara (The Royal & Derngate), and most recently Henry in That Face directed by Ashley Alymann (Etcetera Theatre). Alex played Cogsworth in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Peter in Willy Russell’s Stags & Hens at The Chrysalis in Milton Keynes, where he also choreographed the fight scenes. Alex played Manuel in Fawlty Towers at The Penang Performing Arts Centre, as well as led the combat workshop there. Alex has also taken part in some theatre in education at Maplefields School for excluded youths, starred in multiple student and short films, written, directed and performed his own work as well as becoming qualified in 11 different weapons.

     
     
James Cowling   James Cowling
  Musical Consultant
 

As well as performing in many concerts, developing the school bands and music festivals, Jim has also been Musical Director for "Chess" and a stunning keyboard player for Jesus Christ Superstar (Edinburgh Fringe), and RENT (Edinburgh Fringe). Jim is a fantastic source of strength, and we look forward to working on future productions with him.
James was one of the musicians for our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast", and gave backstage support in "Calendar Girls" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes.

     
     
George Daly   George Daly
  Drama Consultant
 

George was Producer in Residence of a UK Law school's drama society aimed at student enrichment as well as building confidence. George is an experienced performer as well as writer and has written, produced and performed in several musicals, including his own original work at RADA’s Vanbrugh Theatre. Notable roles include The Mikado in ”Hot Mikado”, Senex in “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”, and Antonio in “Twelfth Night” which he also directed and choreographed. His work includes the book for “Romero: The Musical” and book and Lyrics for “Shaken Not Speared” and “Xanadu About Nothing”. George played the evil Monsieur D'Arque in our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes, and performed as Hugh in "That Face" at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden. Now retired, George is involved in the Rosbifs et Crepes drama company in Dinard, France.

     
     
George Daly   Simon Gargrave
  Musical Director
 

Simon is an all-round musician, an experienced performer, composer and teacher. He teaches the piano for Hertfordshire Music Service and privately, and accompanies dance classes and a choir. Simon regularly plays timpani and percussion with local orchestras. As a concert pianist he has performed concertos by Beethoven and Mozart.
His compositions include a number of short orchestral pieces that have been received favourably by players and audiences alike. Simon has played in the theatrical pit for shows ranging from Les Miserables, Singing in the Rain and Jesus Christ Superstar, a production that was also staged at the Edinburgh Fringe. Disney's Beauty and the Beast marks his Musical Director debut. Simon was MD and Company Pianist for Calendar Girls. He devised and taught the harmonies for "Jerusalem", and composed the moving original score used within the rest of the production which gained high praise from our audiences. He made his performance debut in Willy Russell's "Stags and Hens" where he played Dave - the drunken bridegroom in stag antlers and a onesie, more respectably however, he also composed the beautiful piano piece for the original song "Flirting from a Distance" devised for the production.

 
     
Abigail Gill   Abigail Gill
  Stage Management
 

Abigail’s Prop involvement includes: Volunteer for London 2012 Olympic Ceremonies prop department, succeeding in the highest amount of hours and being rewarded by meeting the Duchess of Cornwall and Prince of Wales. A five week work placement at Russell Beck’s Prop Studio working on the set for Thomas The Tank Engine on Tour, Les Miserable, Phantom of the opera and Being Shakespeare. Abigail’s Theatre involvement includes: Stage Manager (That Face) Technical Stage Manager (Hedda Gabler), Assistant Stage Manager (Cressida- Bowness Tour), Assistant Stage Manager (Arcadia – Lyric Theatre Hammersmith), Chief Production Carpenter (The Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth Night – The Drill Hall), Construction Crew (Touched, A Woman of No Importance, Taking Steps – Tricycle Theatre), Lighting Technician (Redemption Over Hammersmith Broadway, Daisy Pulls it Off- Lyric Theatre Hammersmith). Stage Management Includes: My Fair Lady (Wyllyots Centre), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre), Into the Woods (Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre) Les Miserables (Marlborough School), Shaken Not Speared (Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre), The Full Monty (Compass Theatre Ickenham). A Midsummer’s Night Dream (Marlborough School), Romero The Musical (Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre).
Abigail is also First Aid, Fire Safety and SPA (Safety Pass Alliance) trained. Abi stage managed our productions of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" and "Calendar Girls" (for which she also made all props including the piano!) at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes. Abi was Technical Director for Ashley Alymann's "Storyteller - The Curse of Bakawali" at The Etcetera in Camden, and continues as our superb stage manager in residence, most recently working "Stags and Hens" at The Chrysalis.

     
     
James Griggs   James Griggs
  Technical Direction
 

James trained in Performing Arts in Liverpool. A teacher by profession, James' directing and co-directing credits include Richard III (BBC Shakespeare Festival), Chess, Les Miserables (Schools edition), A Midsummer Night's Dream, We Will Rock You (Schools edition), and Sweeney Todd. He has also produced, written and directed his own work, as well as run Tech for Jesus Christ Superstar (Edinburgh Fringe) and Into the Woods (Vanbrugh Theatre). James was lighting director for our productions of "Calendar Girls" and "Stags and Hens" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes.

     
     
Gillian O'Rourke   Gillian O'Rourke
  Make up/Production Assistant
 

Gillian is a make-up artist who specialises in special effects and liquid latex. She teaches others in using these mediums and is also available as a face painter and Salsa/Belly Dance instructor. As well as instructing on her own facebook page "Beautifully Strange Make Up", Gillian is one of CLICK’s theatre make-up artists along with providing overall production support.

     
     
David Sanderson   David Sanderson
  Set Design and Media
 

David is an experienced performer with roles ranging from The Arbiter – Chess: The Musical (Her Majesty’s Theatre, Haymarket; Marlborough); Richard III – Richard III (BBC Shakespeare Festival, Barnet Arts Depot); Judas – Jesus Christ Superstar (Edinburgh Fringe; Marlborough); Bugsy Malone – Bugsy Malone (Marlborough); Father Mullarkey – Once A Catholic (Marlborough); Gosforth – Gosforth’s Fete (Marlborough); and has appeared in various Gang Shows (St Albans) and Marlborough School Revues and Showcases (including writing “The 6 Chapters of Star Wars in 6 Minutes”.) Recently he has designed and created the Set and Props for “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum”; and “Into the Woods”. David created the role of Romero in the London Premiere of Daly & Bauress' "Romero: The Musical" to great acclaim. He developed the role of Antony in "Shaken Not Speared", 2010 at the Vanbrugh Theatre, London. Recently, David designed and directed the tech for Ashley Alymann's "Prawn Paste is Not Kosher" at the Etcetera Theatre, Camden, and performed as "Jerry Lukowski" in Yasbeck and McNally's "The Full Monty" (The Musical) at the Compass Theatre, Ickenham, followed by a praised "sassy" performance as tragic transvestite "Angel" in RENT at the Edinburgh Fringe. David also is an actor/facilitator in CLICK's consultancy workshops, and will also be taking a creative and directorial role in future productions. David played Lumiere and made his debut as Production Manager in our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes. Following a run as Basil in "Fawlty Towers" (Penang Performing Arts Centre), David then played the role of Lawrence, and was Assistant Director for "Calendar Girls" (The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes), and recently played Kav as well as designed and constructed the set as well as edited all production media for "Stags and Hens" (The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes). A keen guitarist, David also wrote the music for Stags and Hens' original song "Flirting From a Distance".

     
     
Audrey Tang   Audrey Tang
  Director
 

Audrey is a professional (equity registered) actress, also holding her Performance Certificate from LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). Audrey's performance credits include "The Witch" (Into The Woods, Vanbrugh Theatre), "Connie" (A Chorus Line, Kenneth Moore Theatre), "Bridget" (A Slice of Saturday Night, Bloomsbury Theatre - which she also directed and choreographed), as well as the Princess in "Aladdin" on many occasions! A trained aerobics instructor and dancer Audrey productions as Choreographer include "Shaken Not Speared" (Vanbrugh Theatre), "Twelfth Night" (Vanbrugh Theatre), "A Slice of Saturday Night" (Bloomsbury Theatre) and "Hot Mikado" (Vanbrugh Theatre). As Artistic Director, Audrey's work includes "The Full Monty" (Compass Theatre), "RENT" (Edinburgh Fringe), "A Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Forum" (Vanbrugh Theatre), "Jesus Christ Superstar" (Edinburgh Fringe), "Richard III" (BBC Shakespeare Festival, Barnet Arts Depot) and "The Pocket Dream" (Matic Theatre, Kuala Lumpur). She played "Martha" in Polly Stenhams' "That Face" at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden, followed by Sybil in "Fawlty Towers" at the Penang Performing Arts Centre. Audrey produced, directed and choreographed "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes and stepped into the role of Jessie as a last minute replacement in "Calendar Girls" (The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes) which she also Directed and Produced. She recently directed "Stags and Hens" (The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes). She is the founder of CLICK and CLICK Consultancy and while she works in conjunction with other groups such as The College of Law, and local schools, she is the producer of any work presented solely under the CLICK name.

     
     
Oliver Warrack   Oliver Warrack
  Website Design/Media and Technical Consultant
 

Oliver is an IT Manager at a St Albans Secondary School and also runs his own Web Design and Hosting company "OW Technologies". As well as many years of developing lighting for school productions including “Chess” and “Little Shop of Horrors”, Oliver has worked Tech with the Watford Palace Theatre (“Oliver!”), Hemel Hempstead's Dacorum Theatre (“Bugsy Malone”), and also at ITV (“The Vault”), and at Elstree Film & TV Studios. He also helped CLICK on the Premiere production of Romero - the Musical, at the Vanburgh Theatre, London. Oliver was Lighting Director and Designer for "The Full Monty" (The Musical) at the Compass Theatre in August 2010.
Ollie was Technical Director for our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast", and managed all our media and photography for "Calendar Girls" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes.

     
     
Andy Whalley   Andy Whalley
  Production Assistant
 

Andy is a local star having performed in Godspell, The Music Man and Children of Eden on home ground. He has offered backstage support for our productions of Jesus Christ Superstar (Edinburgh Fringe), and The Full Monty (Compass Theatre), when he also played the leading role of Dave Bukatinkski. Other productions with include a Wickersham Brother in Seussical, and Tom Collins in RENT (Edinburgh Fringe). Straight from the role of Edna in Hairspray, Andy played Maurice in our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" followed by Rod in "Calendar Girls" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes. Andy also played The Narrator in "Into the Woods" in Luton. Recently he played Billy in "Stags and Hens" at The Chrysalis.

     
     
Jenny Whitlock   Jenny Whitlock
  Wardrobe design and management
 

Not only has Jenny costumed casts of over 80 in the annual school and staff productions including “Les Miserables”; “A Midsummer Nights’ Dream”; “Jesus Christ Superstar” (Edinburgh Fringe); “Chess: The Musical”; “Richard III”; “Seussical”; “Cinderella”; “Aladdin” but she is also an integral part of the Wardrobe Team of the St Albans Gang Show – with a cast of over 150! Jenny was part of the development team for the London Premiere of "Romero - The Musical" at the Vanbrugh Theatre. She also designed and created the wardrobe for "The Full Monty" (The Musical) at the Compass Theatre in Ickenham, and RENT at the Edinburgh Fringe. Most importantly, however, Jenny is a much needed voice of calm and reason whenever things get a little fraught! Jenny excelled herself in creating wonderful costumes for our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes, and most recently costumed the cast of "Calendar Girls" (The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes).

     
     
Ruth Williams   Ruth Williams
  Production Assistant and Marketing
 

Ruth is a project manager and a whiz with the sewing machine. She designed and made the costumes when CLICK's "working title" was "The Blue Tarpaulin Company" because our makeshift back curtain was 3 strips of blue tarpaulin... In her spare time Ruth volunteers for local charities as well as Watford Guides, and it's lovely to be working with her again.
Ruth and Jenny designed and created all the costumes in our production of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" at The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes, and Ruth offered creative support as well as performed in Calendar Girls (The Chrysalis, Milton Keynes).

     

 
 
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