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Hayfever

27 - 28 May
2pm, 7:30pm

About the show

Tomato Soup, a Jenga game, a passionate love story that was born in a bohemian style bedroom on top of a London pub. How could it all go wrong? Apparently because of an accidental murder in a supermarket. Or was it on a train platform? When two cops, Tom and Jerry, break into James and Moyna’s flat on an early morning, their life will be forever changed. But when will the truth be revealed? Maybe when Bryan from deliveroo recognizes a High School friend, or on Mrs McCartney’s birthday?

Roberto De Domenici:
Robert De Domenici is a British actor, born and raised in London. Whilst growing up in London, his friends gave him the nickname ”Robby D”. He has worked in film, theatre, and television, having started his career in a string of low budget independent films and landing roles in Off-West End theatre plays.

In 2016, he made his screen debut in The Second Shepherds’ Play, a film based on the medieval mystery play written by The Wakefield Master. His other film credits include Come Down (2018), The Shaman (2018), and Liberté (2020), an LGBT film about a young man who decides to become transgender. He made his directorial debut with The Pope of Arthur Avenue (2020), an Italian-American comedy short film set in The Bronx, New York which he also wrote and starred in. His theatre credits include the Royal Shakespeare Company Open Stages production of Macbeth (2015), Dead White Males (2016), Stags and Hens (2016), The Idiot (2017), and Jez Butterworth’s Mojo (2018). In 2021, he played musician and songwriter Tony Banks in the television docudrama Breaking The Band: Genesis for ITV. Subsequently in the same year, he performed in the dinner theatre show Festa di Famiglia at Bunga Bunga in Covent Garden as well as playing Dante in the independent art house film Until The End Of Time.

He studied method acting under acting coach Tom McClane at the Drama Centre London and at the Questors Academy for two years with director and movement coach Nicholas Jonne Wilson. He also trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting under scene study teacher Jon Korkes and The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute with renowned method acting teacher Lola Cohen.

Maja Bloom:
Maja Bloom is a multilingual British-Polish actress based in London, UK. She has recently finished working on ‘Secrets of Dumbledore’, part three of the Fantastic Beasts franchise (currently in cinemas). She is an accomplished singer and songwriter (soundcloud.com/planetmaja), and a comedian currently working on her new stand up material, and looking forward to filming new comedy projects very soon.  Her travels to Iran, Uzbekistan and many more countries around the world are documented on her instagram @planetmaja.

David Abécassis:
After taking classes at the les enfants terribles acting school where French actors such as Léa Seydoux studied, David spent 1 year training at LAMDA.

He then decided then to continue his training in physical theatre working on techniques such as clowning and jaques Lecoq.He finally completed my training at Fonact where I have worked with Christian Burgess.Along those years of training has worked with very skilled directors and teachers who with I am still working at the moment, such asJenny Lippmann, who trained many actors like Michael Fassbender and Tom hardy.

John-Christian Bateman:
Film, television, stage, and voice-over actor John-Christian Bateman is noted for his versatility. He has worked in the US and Europe, and performs in a variety of American accents as well as British RP and French.

He is the voice of the international advertising campaign for Bank of America Merrill Lynch (2014-19), and currently plays Captain Bridgewater in the popular French TV drama series, FR3’s Un Village Français (2009-2017); the real-life, World War II diplomat-spy Hans Bernd Gisevius in Mike Fraser’s film, The Honourable Rebel (2015); and a priest in the film Quiet (2015-16) by Cannes Lions award-winner Joakim Reveman previewing at the Berlin Film festival 2016. Recent Television credits include Outlander-Amazon Prime, X Company-CBC and Murder Maps-UKTV.Jcb is noted for his Shakespearean roles, including The Duke in Two Gentlemen of Verona; Duncan in Macbeth and Claudius in Hamlet (which toured to the Tiefburg Theatre in Heidelberg, Germany, in 2014); has played Tchubukov, Luka and Vershinin in Chekhov’s The Proposal, The Bear and Three Sisters; and Barney Cashman in Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers and William Warren in California Suite.

Hardy Gru :
Hardy Gru is UK based scenographer and visual artist with experience and interest also in directing, opera , site-specific and heritage performances. Interested in making  theatre that scars and heals at the same time, in performances that are highly visual and emotionally charged. Performances that can stay with audiences long after they have witnessed them.

Roxane Cabassut:
Originally trained as an actor, in 2020, Roxane decides to become a producer and sets up Emerge Production House where she writes, directs and co-produces different projects. The aim of Emerge is to provide opportunities for artists within Theatre, Music, Arts and Film sectors being as eco-responsible as possible in all our productions (second hand set, costumes, props, no use of plastic etc).

As a producer/writer, she adapted Romeo and Juliette adaptation directed by RSC director Aileen Gonsalves which is now touring in the UK/Switzerland/France, she supported the Fosse Forest Ballet Sitcom, Emerge Sessions at the Bush Theatre. She recently got appointed producer at the Bush Theatre where she’s just curated their 50th anniversary.

As a director, she recently directed her debut short film called “My life’s dream”. In 2019, she wrote Hayfever which 3 years later is opening at the Peckham Theatre ! Hayfever marks her debut theatre directing credit.

 

Running Time: 80mins

Age Suitability: 8+

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Meet the Cast

  • Brandon Boruch -
    Brandon Boruch
  • David Abécassis -
    David Abécassis
  • Feride Morçay -
    Feride Morçay
  • John Christian Bateman -
    John Christian Bateman
  • Maja Bloom -
    Maja Bloom
  • Robert De Domenici -
    Robert De Domenici

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