PRODUCTION TEAM

DIFFERENT BREED IS A COLLABORATION OF EXPERIENCED ASSOCIATES WITH THE SAME ETHOS FOR HIGH QUALITY UNPRETENTIOUS THEATRE. WE TAKE DIFFERENT ROLES ON EACH PROJECT, DEPENDING ON THE NEEDS OF THE SHOW.

 


NAME: SARAH HENLEY

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: STANDING OVATION FOR 'STREETS' AT HACKNEY EMPIRE.

CAREER LOWLIGHT:  MASSAGING PEOPLE IN BARS ON A 'PAY WHAT YOU THINK IT'S WORTH' BASIS.

FOR DIFFERENT BREED: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (DIRECTOR/PRODUCER)

WRITING: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN (PLAYHOUSE THEATRE, WRITER'S ASSISTANT), STREETS (COCKPIT, HACKNEY EMPIRE, THE VAULTS),  FROM WHERE I'M STANDING (PEGASUS UNDERBELLY), ANOTHER WAY (COCKPIT), AFTER THE TURN (COURTYARD), GETTING AWAY (LION AND UNICORN), GETTING OUT (LION AND UNICORN), ZIP (LION AND UNICORN), CINDERELLA (PRIMROSE HILL)

DIRECTING: THE END OF THE WORLD (EVERYTHING THEATRE PODCAST), RENT (COCKPIT), AFTER THE TURN (COURTYARD), CONCRETE DUVET (EDINBURGH), THE APOLOGIES (LOST)

NICE QUOTES:

"‘IT IS BRUTALLY HONEST, EDGY AND HAS A PLETHORA OF CRAZY YOUNG TALENT BURSTING AT THE SEAMS. I URGE YOU TO WITNESS THIS EXTRAORDINARY PIECE OF THEATRE." (ARTS PREVIEW FOR STREETS)

"‘A RIP-ROARINGLY VULGAR COMEDY…A REAL TREAT’" (WHAT'S ON STAGE FOR GETTING OUT)

"THIS OUTSTANDING PLAY…ENGAGES WITH PROBLEMS WHICH FEEL TRULY RELEVANT TO OUR TIME, SUCH AS CONCERNS ABOUT THE THREAT OF TERROR, COMMUNICATION AND A RELIANCE ON TECHNOLOGY…A MOVING STORY ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF STORYTELLING." (THREE WEEKS FOR FROM WHERE I"M STANDING)

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NAME: MICHELLE LUTHER

 

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CAREER HIGHLIGHT: PLAYING MARY WARREN IN THE CRUCIBLE DIRECTED BY TERRY HANDS.

CAREER LOWLIGHT:  CRYING ABOUT MY CAREER PATH WHILST INSIDE A MR.BUMP COSTUME STOOD OUTSIDE HAMLEYS.

FOR DIFFERENT BREED: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (ACTOR/PRODUCER)

ACTING:  THEATRE CREDITS FOR CLWYD THEATR CYMRU INCLUDE: GHOSTS, ARM’S AND THE MAN, ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE CHERRY ORCHARD, NIGHT MUST FALL, THE CRUCIBLE, AND NOW WHAT? & THE BALLAD OF MEGAN MORGAN. OTHER THEATRE CREDITS INCLUDE: EARLY DOORS (NOT TOO TAME), FROM WHERE I’M STANDING (:DELIRIUM), GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER (:DELIRIUM), THE MAN (FINBOROUGH), KER-CHING! (FRANTIC ASSEMBLY/SIXTH SENSE), UNDER MILK WOOD AND ROMEO AND JULIET (RADA ENTERPRISES), CROSSINGS (SGRIPT CYMRU), SCOTLAND ROAD (EYE THEATRE, SUFFOLK), HAMLET H2O (ELAN WALES).

TELEVISION INCLUDES: STELLA (SKY1), CHARLOTTE (BBC3), DOCTORS (BBC1), LEWIS (ITV), BEING HUMAN (BBC 3), TRACEY BEAKER: THE MOVIE OF ME (CBBC), DANIELLE CABLE: EYE WITNESS (GRANADA), EASTENDERS (BBC1), THE BENCH (BBC WALES) AND TALES FROM PLEASURE BEACH (BLAST! FILMS).

VOICE OVER: VARIOUS RADIO ADVERTS AND NARRATOR FOR THE CONTROVERSIAL CHANNEL 4 ‘BOUNCERS’ DOCUMENTARY.

MICHELLE IS AN ASSOCIATE ARTIST OF NOT TOO TAME THEATRE COMPANY.

NICE QUOTES:

"IT IS THIS ROLE AS STORYTELLER THAT ALLOWS MICHELLE LUTHER, AS JANE, TO FULLY EXHIBIT HER CONSIDERABLE ACTING TALENT" (EDINBURGH GUIDE FOR CROSSINGS)

"THERE ARE SOME GREAT PERFORMANCES HERE WITH MICHELLE LUTHER PARTICULARLY STRONG IN HER BEAUTIFULLY RESTRAINED CREATION OF BODIN" (THE STAGE FOR GO TO YOUR GOD LIKE A SOLDIER)

"THERE’S THE DELICIOUSLY DOWN-TO-EARTH PERFORMANCE POETRY USED BY THE ONE-GIRL CHORUS MICHELLE LUTHER, WHO SETS THE SCENE" (SCOTSMAN FOR EARLY DOORS)

SPOTLIGHT


NAME: TIMOTHY O'HARA

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: WORKING CLOSELY WITH PLAYWRIGHT EDWARD BOND ON FIVE DIFFERENT PRODUCTIONS, THE HIGHLIGHT BEING CHAIR AT THE LYRIC HAMMERSMITH.

CAREER LOWLIGHT: TATTOOING CARTOON TRANSFERS ONTO CHILDREN IN A TEEPEE IN BRENT CROSS SHOPPING CENTRE.

FOR DIFFERENT BREED: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (ACTOR/PRODUCER)

ACTING: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE (NOEL COWARD THEATRE), SCOOP (LYRIC HAMMERSMITH, TOUR), LONDON WALL (ST JAMES THEATRE, FINBOROUGH THEATRE), CHAIR (LYRIC HAMMERSMITH), HAVE I NON (LYRIC HAMMERSMITH), COFFIN (KING'S HEAD THEATRE), THE POPE'S WEDDING (COCK TAVERN), TESTAMENT OF THIS DAY (BBC RADIO 4), SHERLOCK HOLMES (GUY RITCHIE FILM).

DIRECTING: RENT (COCKPIT), AFTER THE TURN (COURTYARD), CONCRETE DUVET (EDINBURGH)

NICE QUOTES:

"TIMOTHY O'HARA'S SHY HEC - IS SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL AND A NAME TO WATCH OUT FOR, GENUINE YOUTH AND INNOCENCE CONVEYED WITHOUT ANY CLOYING OR SYNTHETIC SWEETNESS." (THE ARTS DESK FOR LONDON WALL)

"TIMOTHY O'HARA IS BOTH CREEPY AND TOUCHINGLY VULNERABLE" (THE INDEPENDENT FOR THERE WILL BE MORE)

"AN EXTRAORDINARY PERFORMANCE FROM TIMOTHY O'HARA." (THE FINANCIAL TIMES FOR CHAIR)

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SPOTLIGHT


NAME: lee rayner

CAREER HIGHLIGHT: RANDOMLY MEETING 'SMOKIN JOE FRAZIER' WHILST FILMING ON LOCATION DOCTOR WHO, THIS WAS A VERY SURREAL MOMENT.

CAREER LOWLIGHT: FINDING OUT WHAT ACTUALLY HAPPENS BACKSTAGE IN GREEN ROOMS #TEADRINKING.

FOR DIFFERENT BREED: THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (PRODUCER)

LEE TRAINED IN THEATRE AND TV PRODUCTION AT BRISTOL OLD VIC THEATRE SCHOOL, AFTER STUDYING FINANCE AND LAW AT ASTON UNIVERSITY. SINCE GRADUATING HE HAS WORKED EXTENSIVELY WITHIN THEATRE AND TV PRODUCTION.

LEE IS CURRENTLY WORKING FOR COMPANY OF ANGELS ON HELVER'S NIGHT. OTHER CREDITS INCLUDE CRIMSON FIELDS (BBC DRAMA), RWC ARCHIVE (IMG MEDIA), SCOOP (LYRIC HAMMERSMITH), FLIES (BREWERY THEATRE AT THE TOBACCO FACTORY), HOLLY AND IVAN'S CHRISTMAS ADVENTURE (LYRIC HAMMERSMITH), THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKERS (BREWERY THEATRE AT THE TOBACCO FATORY), ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON (UK TOUR), A CLOCKWORK ORANGE (ALMA THEATRE), SELECT A QUEST (BRISTOL OLD VIC), DOCTOR WHO (BBC DRAMA), SARAH JANE MYSTERIES (BBC DRAMA), CASUALTY (BBC DRAMA). 

LEE HAS PRODUCED SEVERAL MUSIC VIDEOS FOR HIGH PROFILE BANDS AS WELL AS MANY SHORT FILMS, ONE OF WHICH WAS SELECTED TO SCREEN AT CANNES FILM FESTIVAL.