Cordelia Spence

Cordelia Spence is the founder and Artistic Director of The Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company which specialises in new writing on East Anglian history. She has an MA with Distinction in Theatre Direction: Text and Production from UEA. Recent work includes Private Peaceful, Love Left Hanging (co – written with Emma MacLusky), Rope, The Bricks of Burston, The Poisoners Pact (co -written with Tim Lane), The Blacksmith Who Chased the Moon, Forgotten, and Anglian Mist (co – written with Tim Lane).  In 2014 she returned to UEA to direct Darlings; Four Women Four Years, commemorating the contribution of nurses in […]

No. 1 Dressing Room

Suzanne Bell is proprietor of No. 1 Dressing Room, which offers vintage and vintage style clothes hire for themed parties, re-enactments and costume for stage and screen. With over 20 years of experience working in costume, Suzanne can also provide an individual design service for theatre productions or events. So whether you want to hire that more authentic outfit for your party or are a small theatre company who is looking for a designer who understands the demands and constraints of costuming a show, but who can show flair and originality to your production, please visit her website at

Karen Hill

Vesta Tilley Karen Hill was born in West Bromwich and studied Dance Theatre and Choreography at The Laban Centre for Movement and Dance in SE London. She worked in Dance Theatre in Education for many years, teaching on behalf of the Norwich Dance Project. She also choreographed and performed with The Backyard Dance Theatre Company before becoming a full-time actor. Her theatre credits include co-writing and appearing as Marina in The TinaMarinas – Being Gorgeous, Madeleine Carroll in The Wrong Woman, Masha in Three Sisters and Donna in Kvetch. Karen is a founding member of both Black Balloon Theatre Company […]

John Mangan

Writer John holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature from University College, London and an MA in Creative writing from the UEA. He is also an actor, trained at LAMDA, whose first professional appearance was at the Royal Court, London in Bille Brown’s …tuff.  He has since played about 50 leading parts in over 60 stage productions, as well working as a stage director. He is the creator and writer of the feature film The Haunting of Harry Payne (2014) starring Tony Scannell, Graham Cole and Katy Manning. He has written for ITV (principal scriptwriter for Anglia TVs Help!) and […]