Beast House Creator and Performer
Beast House is a theatre production company created by Lewis Doherty. Lewis is an actor, writer and theatre-maker. He studied drama at the University of Birmingham and then trained as an actor at the Oxford School of Drama. He was one quarter of award-winning sketch comedy group Laughing Stock and starred in Hood Documentary and Enterprice for the BBC. He has had critical success with his first show WOLF which sold out an Edinburgh run before touring nationally and finishing with a sell-out run at Soho Theatre. Lewis is also an Amplify Creative Associate for Nottingham Playhouse.
Dramaturg and Consultant Director
John is Co-Director of The North Wall Arts Centre in Oxford. As a director, he has a reputation for nurturing comedy talent, with past collaborations leading to a So You Think You're Funny? award and BBC New Talent Award. His most recent show, Monica Dolan's the B*easts, was nominated in the 2018 Olivier Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre.
Chazz Redhead is an emerging sound designer, inspired by the work of Ed Clarke, Gareth Fry, and Stephen Dobbie. As well as BOAR, he has been the designer on WOLF since its first 30 minute incarnation in 2017. Other production credits include: Butterfly Powder (Rosemary Branch Theatre), Mistress to the Midnight (VAULT Festival), RIPTIDE: The Slasher Musical(Edinburgh Fringe), and Pontypool (Birmingham).
Chazz’s sound design is informed by his time as an award-winning writer and comedian (in sketch act Dirty White Boys and improv group Jack Left Town), and his brief embarrassing spell as a DJ.
Rebecca is the resident Stage Manager and Technician at The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford, working with a variety of companies and emerging artists across all disciplines. As a Lighting Designer her recent credits include: SAFARI (Wardrobe Ensemble) Alchymy Festival, NT Connections Festival, (The North Wall). As well as designing for BOAR, she is also designing for E8 (The North Wall), a new play by Marika Mckennell. Rebecca is excited to be working with Lewis once again after touring in spring 2019 as the Stage Manager and re-lighter on his production of WOLF.
BOAR ADDITIONAL CREDITS:
Beth Shouler | Originating Producer
Beccy D'Souza | Originating Associate Producer
Liz Johnson | Originating Associate Producer
Fraser Youngson | Digital Producer
Marianne Samuels | Vocal Support
Pamela Raith | Production Photography