​​​​​​​​​​CAST

CREATIVE

WRITER:  Chris Bryant

DIRECTOR:  Bronagh Lagan
MUSICAL DIRECTOR:  Edward Hewlett
CHOREOGRAPHER:  Iona Holland
ORCHESTRATION:  Simon Nathan
ADDITIONAL ORCHESTRATION:  Ben Ferguson & Declan Corr
DESIGNER:  Libby Todd
LIGHTING DESIGN:  Nic Farman
SOUND DESIGN:  Andy Johnson
LIGHTING OPERATOR / DSM:  Lizzi Adams
SOUND OPERATOR:  Charles Parry
CASTING DIRECTOR:  Jane Deitch 
GENERAL MANAGER:  Katy Lipson
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGERS:  Demi Franks & Tom Harrop


Andy Watkins (Jeremy Corbyn)
Theatre includes: Doc Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffanys (West End and UK and Ireland tour), Laurence Moss in Abigail's Party (Milton Keynes), Gideon Philpotts in Lovett and Todd (King's Head Theatre), Barman in Brighton Rock (Almeida Theatre) , Jack in Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens (Brighton Fringe), Don Baker in Butterflies are Free (Vienna's English Theatre) 
TV includes: Churchill's Secret (ITV)
Film includes: The Client in Sub Rosa, Keith in Sleeping with Fishes
Represented by Savages Personal Management 


Virge Gilchrist (Theresa May)

Theatre includes: Whose Life is it anyway, The Song lunch, Hamlet is dead, no gravity, The picture of Dorian Gray, Pipe Dream, Ruben Guthrie, Hamlet! The Musical, Touch of Spring
TV & Film includes: Borley Rectory, The Glowing Hours, Fedz, Making Sparks, Chuckle vision, Chef, One Foot in the Grave, The Rector's Wife, Brush Strokes


James Witt (Boris Johnson)
James trained in Musical Theatre at Guildford School of Acting and Drama at the University of Birmingham. 
James was part of the team who formed Music Box (The Improvised Comedy Musical) in 2009 and has been performing with them regularly ever since. Other improvised comedy projects include Newsical (Improvised Musical Satire), This Is Soap (The Improvised Soap), Theatresports (UK), ComedySportz (Berlin) and Flashbulb for The Nursery presents series. 
Other theatre credits include the U.K. tour of Unmythable, A Night at the West End, Newsrevue, Three Sisters with Teatro Vivo and Shakespeare for Breakfast (2007 and 2015). 
TV and film credits include Secret Diary of a Call Girl, The Infidel, White Teeth and Murder in Mind.   He also regularly writes and performs satirical videos with Hoopla Impro and Witty Leaks. 
James is appearing in a second show at this year's Fringe; Will Shakespeare's Impro Musical every day (except 13,15,20) at The Space, Triplex.
James dedicates his performance in Brexit the Musical to the memory of Barbara and Rose. 

SARAH COVEY (Samantha Cameron)

Training: Royal Academy of Music; Musical Theatre. Credits include: Understudy and Played Killer Queen in We Will Rock you (Dominion Theatre, London); Backing singer and dancer for Belgium entry- Loic Nottet in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, coming in 4th place (Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna); Leia in Loserville (Union Theatre); Mad Margaret in Gilbert and Sullivan's Ruddigore (Tabard Theatre); Ensemble in the Olivier Awards (Royal Opera House); Soloist in World of Musicals (Germany tour); Sarah (Toxic Avenger, West end live.)  Other Credits include: Solo Vocalist on ITV's 'I’m a celebrity..get me out of here'; Featured Ensemble in ‘Welcome Home' Heathrow flashmob T-mobile Commercial; Soloist on the album 'The greatest video game music 2' with London Philharmonic Orchestra (Andrew Skeet.)

MICHAELA BENNISON (Researcher / Reporter)  

Michaela trained at The Royal Academy of Music in Musical Theatre, receiving her Post-Graduate Diploma in 2015. Before that, she completed her BA(Hons) in Music at The University of Southampton and her ATCL (Distinction) in Musical Theatre Performance. Professional stage credits include Polly Peachum in The Beggar’s Opera (Lazarus Theatre Company), Lucinda in Into The Woods (The Royal Exchange, Manchester), How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (City of London Festival).
Credits whilst training at The Royal Academy include Carousel, Cassandra in The Trojan Women and Curtain Up! 20th Anniversary Concert (Prince Edward Theatre).

JAMES DANGERFIELD (Michael Gove)

This year James has been working with Mike Leigh on his next feature film, Peterloo. He will also be travelling to the USA in October with his self-written show When You Fall Down, a musical about the life of silent film star Buster Keaton.
Theatre includes: Henry V (UK and The Netherlands Tour), Bumblescratch (Adelphi Theatre, West End), James and the Giant Peach (UK and International Tour) The Taming of The Shrew (UK and The Netherlands Tour), As You Like It (UK and The Netherlands Tour), The Pirates of Penzance (Two UK Tours), Free as Air (Finborough Theatre), Sweet F.A. (New Theatre Royal), The Full Monty (Hawthorne Theatre), Captain Hacker’s Treasure (The Cockipt), Cinderella (Eight seasons for PHA) and Aladdin (PHA).
Film and TV includes: Prawn, Mayday, Don’t (music video) and Brexit Nativity (KFC Christmas ad 2016). Workshops include: Grit (Pleasance London) and Chéri (Seven Dials Club)
Recordings include: Bumblescratch Official London Cast (SimG Records) and Free as Air Official London Revival Soundtrack (Jay Records).
Concerts include: West End Live 2016.
James trained at Guildford School of Acting and plays the violin and piano. He also has a degree in English Literature from Durham University. For more news you can follow him on Twitter @jddangerfield, @BusterMusical or visit jamesdangerfield.com

Paul Rich (David Cameron)

Theatre includes: Poppies (Space Arts Theatre), Bye Bye Baby, (UK Tour), Cinderella (Hawthorne Theatre), Daydream Believer (UK Tour), Newland: The Musical (Lion & Unicorn Theatre), The Lost Dragon (Harlow Playhouse), Scaramouche – The Zany Commedia Musical (Hoxton Theatre), Forget Dinner (Oryx Productions). Opera includes: La Boheme (Soho Theatre), Ancora (International Tour), The Tenors (Netherlands Tour)
Film & TV includes: Jekyll & Hyde (ITV 2015), “Who Says ‘No’ To A Mentos?” (Mentos Ad), Unbelievable (McDonalds Ad), The Long Way (Web Sitcom).
Recordings include: The Flytrap (Original Cast Recording), Il Postino (New MT Demo Recording)
Concerts include: Best of British Musical Theatre  (Union Theatre), MS. Directions (Tabard Theatre).
Paul trained at East 15 Acting School and Associated Studios, plays the guitar and is part of muso-comedy duo, Cold Callers. He also runs his own Singing Reel & Voice Reel business called The Portable Studio. More info on that can be found at www.theportablestudio.co.uk


Natasha Millar  (Andrea Leadsom)
 
Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts
Credits: Sybil Fawlty in Basil & Co - Fawlty Towers Immersive Parody (Leicester Curve Theatre); Understudy Sister Sophia & Female Swing in The Sound of Music (Asian Tour/David Ian Productions); Priscilla in King of Rock (Tour); Virginia Branson in Sleazy Jet Scandal (Etcetera Theatre); Production Singer for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.

Credits whilst training: Laurey in Oklahoma; Judy in A Chorus Line and Lily Vanessi in Kiss Me Kate