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Cast

Rabbit Rabbit

Ali Handsome

Ms Hatter

Zeberdee

Pandora

MC Turtle

Amy Gallagher

Rian Perle

Deborah Griffin

Ram Gupta

Georgia Wall

Abubacarr Samba Bah

Amy Gallagher (Rabbit Rabbit) is a professional actress who trained at The Drama Studio London.Her theatre credits include Market Boy at The Union Theatre, Southwark.

 

Ear for Eye at the Royal Court.Britain’s Got Talons at the Hen and Chickens Theatre and Simon Stephens Pornography at Edinburgh Fringe.

 

Film & TV credits include Rise of the Footsoldier, Greyhawk and BBC3 Comedy Top Coppers.

 

She has also been in numerous commercials including Britain’s Got Talent and the lead in 3Go Compare Commercials.

Deborah Griffin’s (Ms Hatter) theatrical career began in the 1980s with Chris Ward’s anarchist punk Wet Paint Theatre Company, where she first worked with James Martin Charlton and later again in Fireworks Theatre Company acting in the premier productions of James’s plays What Are Neighbours For?, Straight to the Top and The World & his Wife.

 

In the late 1980s, Deborah left the theatre to concentrate on her collaborative character-playwork with photographer Trevor Watson.

 

Continuing her path through the visual arts, she staged her first solo art show, ‘The Pig Show’ in 2008 at London’s Resistance Gallery, which show-cased her multi-disciplinary skills as a painter,photographer, sculptor and performance-artist. She has exhibited in a substantial number of group shows in the ensuing years, consolidating an impressive body of work which continues to the present day.

 

Deborah collaborated with artist Gaynor Perry, appearing in a number of her short films. In 2010 her performance-art-rock band Raw Chimp debuted at Download festival.

 

More recently she re-connected with Chris Ward, appearing in the film version of his ‘Camberwell Beauty’ play and this year, she appeared in 'Duke Of Burgandy’ director, Peter Strickland’s critically-acclaimed ‘In Fabric’ movie for Rook Films, which ran in UK cinemas this June.

 

‘Alice In Canning Town’, written by James Kenworth sees her united again with director James Martin Charlton.

Rian (Ali Handsome) studied at The Arts Educational Schools Of London.

 

On stage he has appeared in new plays Witness Appeal, Sweat, Dear Mr Kennedy, Not Quite Gospel, Desire, The Sound Of Heaven, Millions Missing, and Freedom, as well as longer established productions, The Passion Of Jesus, The Life Of Christ and the opera Tosca. Children’s theatre performances include Rumple stiltskin, Aladdin And The Magic Lamp and Dragon Tales.

 

His film credits include features Exitz and Cab Hustle as well as shorts In Court With Queen Victoria and the multi award winning Holly Bolly. He has appeared in pop videos for Oxide And Neutrino, David Morales, Beardyman and Polly Scattergood.

 

He is also a member of hip hop dance groups Born 2 Rock and Strength In Numbers. He has performed with the latter in theatre dance shows Decipher, Roots And Wings, Breathe and the touring production Stone Seeds. He has danced extensively with both groups throughout the UK, and also in Europe.

Ram Gupta (Zeberdee) trained with the National Youth Theatre.

His previous theatre work includes: Reformation (The White Bear), Wherever I Lay My Head (National Youth Theatre / Coram); I (Never) Did (Redgates Theatre) and Papercut (Quilliam / Angry Bairds / Tour).

Screen work includes: The Distants (London Live - Endemol Shine Talent Award); A Necessary Evil (ITV); Sorry (Island Records / Untold) and Schism (Dir: Hayden Munt). Ram is represented by Mostyn & Cross.

Abubacarr Bah (MC Turtle) is born and raised in Newham.

 

Alice in Canning Town’ is Abu’s third appearance in a James Kenworth play.

 

Abu’s theatre credits include: Free9 (National Theatre Connections), Splotch of Red (Newham Libraries), Lord of The Flies (Stratford Circus), Revolution Farm (Newham City Farm).

Georgia Wall (Pandora) having graduated from East 15 Acting School in the summer of 2017, Georgia has had an exciting two years.

 

She has had the pleasure of being part of Sally Cookson’s Hetty Feather Live, and most recently, toured for 8 months as the Mouse in Tall Stories’ The Gruffalo’s Child. She is very excited to be joining the cast of Alice in Canning Town in this exciting new adventure.