Geoffrey Howe - Paul Bradley
Margaret Thatcher - Steve Nallon
Elspeth Howe - Carol Royle
Ian Gow/Nigel Lawson - Graham Seed
Alan Clark/Bernard Ingham - Christopher Villiers
Stephen Wall/Brian Walden - John Wark
Writer - Jonathan Maitland
Director - Ian Talbot OBE
Designer - Morgan Large
Lighting Designer - David Howe
Sound Designer - Tristan Parkes
Associate Director - Oliver Dawe
Associate Designer - Andrew Riley
Casting Director - Denise Silvey
Television : Paul played Professor Elliot Hope for ten years in Holby City and Nigel Bates in EastEnders for six. Other tv includes ; Bradley (his own childrens' tv show) Bottom, Smith and Jones, Birth Marriages and Deaths, The Kate Robbins Show, Stop That Laughing At The Back, The Young Ones, Murder Most Horrid, Boon, Comic Strip and C.U Byrne (in Irish!)
Film: Played Yehuda Zsiskind in Multi Academy Award and BAFTA winning film, The Pianist
Stage: Journey's End (Comedy Theatre), Noises Off (ATG), The Relapse, (Royal National Theatre) The Threesome (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Pirates Of Penzance and Twelfth Night (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre), Much Ado About Nothing, Bulldog Drummond, Around The World in 80 Days (Southampton Nuffield Theatre), Charley's Aunt (York Theatre Royal), Romeo and Juliet (Young Vic), as well as Rep seasons at Manchester University and Royal Exchange theatres.
Paul sings and plays guitar and sellotape in the twenty-five year old band the hKippers
In 1984 Steve became a founding member of the SPITTING IMAGE team. The series aired on ITV from 1984 -1996. Although Nallon became most famous for providing the voice of Margaret Thatcher he also voiced many of the show's other characters, including Roy Hattersley, The Queen Mother, Alan Bennett and David Attenborough.
He has acted in musicals, plays and films whist continuing to perform in the guise of Baroness Thatcher on TV, radio and the stand-up comedy circuit. Most recently he played Ada/Roy in CISSIE AND ADA, AN HYSTERICAL RECTOMY, a stage show based on the characters played by Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough. He has also co-written I MARGARET, a spoof autobiography of Margaret Thatcher and THE GHOST AT NUMBER TEN and THE NALLON TAPES for Radio Four.
Trained at Central
Theatre Includes: The Breadwinner, Come Blow Your Horn and Relatively Speaking, (Harrogate) Ophelia (London Drama Critics Award) Hamlet, The Maid's Tragedy, Cressida in Troilus and Cressida, Love's Labour's Lost, Woman of No Importance) (RSC) Midsummer Night's Dream, ( Regents Park), Old Times, The Four Alice Backers (Birmingham Rep) I'll Be Back Before Midnight, Dangerous Obsession, Bedroom Farce, Round and Round the Garden (Theatre Royal, Windsor). Private Lives, Arcadia, The Cherry Orchard, Hamlet (Theatr Clwyd). The Importance of Being Earnest (Theatre Royal Northampton) See You Next Tuesday (National tour and West End). Going Straight (National tour) Festen (West End) An Ideal Husband (National tour), Humble Boy (The New Vic Theatre, Stoke), Moonlight (Donmar Warehouse) Storm in a Flower Vase (Arts Theatre), Duty Free, (National tour), The Small Hours (National Tour).
TV series: Recently played a semi-regular in Casualty playing a Huntington's sufferer, The Cedar Tree, Heartland, Girl Talk (ITV), The Outsider (YTV), Oxbridge Blues (BBC), Ladies in Charge (Thames), three series of the sitcom Life Without George (BBC), Dennis Potter's Blackeyes (ITV/EMI) and Heartbeat (ITV). TV films Feet Foremost, (ITV), Waxwork (Granada), When the Wall Comes Tumbling Down (ITV/EMI), and Hedgehog Wedding (BBC). T.V. plays Possibilities (BBC), Judgement Day (Thames), and A Still Small Shout (BBC).
Other TV: The Racing Game (YTV), Blake's 7 (BBC), Words on War (BBC), two episodes of The Professionals (ITV), The London Embassy (BBC), two episodes of Casualty (BBC), two episodes of The Bill (ITV), Thief Takers (ITV), Bergerac (BBC), Crime Traveller (ITV), Grange Hill (BBC), Second Sight (BBC), 36 episodes of the most recent Crossroads (ITV), The Gil Mayo Murders (BBC), Doctors, (BBC), and New Tricks (BBC).
Radio: The letters of Emily Buchanan for Woman's Hour.
Films: Greek Tycoon, Tuxedo Warrior, Deadline and Miss In Her Teens.
Graham trained at RADA and is best known for playing Nigel Pargetter in the radio series The Archers for 27 years, until the character's untimely demise in January 2011.
Theatre credits include: Dead Sheep and An Audience with Jimmy Savile (Park Theatre), Bedroom Farce and Separate Tables (Salisbury Playhouse), Flare Path (National Tour) Jim Hacker in Yes Prime Minister (National Tour), Basket Case with Nigel Havers (National Tour) Major Metcalf in The Mousetrap (60th Anniversary tour), Toad of Toad Hall (West End); Me and My Girl (Adelphi Theatre); Relatively Speaking and Confusions (national tour); Design for Living (English Touring Theatre); Twelfth Night (BAC); Translations (Watford and tour); A Chaste Maid of Cheapside (Almeida and tour); Someone to Watch Over Me (Frankfurt); An Eligible Man (New End, Hampstead); The Skin Game (Orange Tree); Nelson (Nuffield, Southampton); Present Laughter (Theatr Cymru); French Without Tears (Mill at Sonning); Journey's End (National Tour) Accolade at the Finborough. He has also played many repertory seasons including: Birmingham, Greenwich, Library Theatre, Manchester, and Perth.
Television credits include: I, Claudius, Edward VII, Brideshead Revisited, Mike Leigh's Who's Who, Victoria Wood: As Seen on TV, Jeeves and Wooster, Crossroads, Prime Suspect, Nature Boy, Dinnerladies, Station Jim, Band of Brothers, The Chatterley Affair, Doctors, Midsomer Murders and He Kills Coppers. Film credits include: Gandhi, Good and Bad at Games, Honest, Little Dorrit, These Foolish Things and Wild Target with Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt.
Radio credits include: Nigel Pargetter in The Archers. He is an occasional presenter on 'Pick of the Week' and was a regular voice on 'What The Papers Say', both for Radio 4.
He was the recipient of the Broadcaster of the Year Award 2010 from the Broadcasting Press Guild and the Voice of Listener and Viewer Special Award 2010.
Theatre Credits include: Field Marshall Haig in Oh What a Lovely War! Startford East/Tour, Dr Macfarlane in Hobson’s Choice Bolton Octagon, Malvolio in Twelfth Night Bolton Octagon, Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood Bolton Octagon, Michael in the The Living Room Primavera Prod./Jeremy Street Theatre, Mr Darling in Peter Pan Bolton Octagon, Sir Robert Morton in The Winslow Boy Bolton Octagon, Alex in Inside Job No. 1 Tour, Hubert in Life x3 Watermill Theatre, Lord Goring in Ideal Husband Northampton, Freddie in The Deep Blue Sea Northampton, Jeffrey in Jeffrey Greenwich, Sloane in Entertaining Mr Sloane National Tour, Macbeth in Macbeth Young Vic and The Scarlett Pimpernel Chichester Festival Theatre.
Television Credits include: Arthur Templar in The Saint Saint S1 Inc, Mr Wilson-Hutchins Indian Summers New Productions Ltd/Channel 4, Colonel Brigworth in Hetty Feather BBC, Tim Morris om The Coroner BBC, Moorhouse in Doctor Who BBC, Roger in Blaggers Fremantle, Noel Underwood in Vera ITV, Philip Granger in By Any Means Red Planet, Mr Thatcher in When Calls The Heart Believe Pictures, Gerard Wilkinson in Vicious Brown Eyed Boy Ltd, Justin De Vey in Father Brown BBC, Christopher Maitland in New Tricks BBC, Rich Pinkerton in The Label Clubland TV, J Bruce Ismay in Titanic - Flesh and Steel Dangerous Films, Keller in Triassic Attack UFO International, Colin Patrick in Doctors BBC, Keith Fowler in Collision Greenlit, Greyson Sinclair in Emmerdale YTV, Paul Robson-Alan in Judge John Deed BBC, Captain Nigel Croker in Mile High Hewland International, Doctor Whittaker in Rosemary & Thyme Carnival Films, DCI Hart in Murphy’s Law BBC, Superintendent Archer in The Vice ITV, Terry in Big Meg Little Meg ITV, Andrew Cannon in Forgotten London Weekend Television, Lester in Ultraviolet Channel 4, David Whitely in Midsomer Murders Bentley Productions, Harry in Faith in the Future LWT and Alex Restarick in Miss Marple.
Film Credits include: Robert Barker in Chasing Robert Barker Chasing Rober Barker Ltd, Adrian in Seven Lucky Gods Dehlavi Films, Mr Giddings in The Knot Unstoppable Entertainment, Richard Keller in Fossils NBC/UFO, First Officer Wallers in From Time to Time Ealing Studios/Fragile, Timothy James in Land of Gold Women Richer Lens, Mr Fineal in Kidulthood Stealth & Cipher Films, Dr. Oliver Holmes in Two Men Went to War Little Wing, Major Steele in Bloody Sunday Granada Films, Steve in Sliding Doors Miramax, Nigel in Top Secret Paramount, Captain Jackson in A Hazard of Hearts Gainsborough, Sir Kay in First Knight Columbia, and Lt Muller in The Little Riders Disney.
work includes Toast, Keepers of Infinite Space & Thark. Other theatre work includes The Winter Guest (West Yorkshire Playhouse/ AlmeidaTheatre), Nobody Will Ever Forgive Us (National Theatre of Scotland/Traverse Theatre), Dog In The Manger, Tamar's Revenge and Pedro The Great Pretender (RSC), Tamburlaine (Bristol Old Vic/Barbican), The Fear of Breathing and Jamie the Saxt (Finborough Theatre), The Only Girl in The World (Arcola Theatre), The Torchsong Trilogy (Tron Theatre). For Television his work includes Outlander (Sony TV/Starz) The Ten Commandments (Hallmark), Robin Hood (BBC), Taggart (STV), Gforce (BBC) and for film Queen of the Desert, A Little Chaos, The Fitzroy, Within The Woods, The Oxford Murders, Late Night Shopping and Breaking The Waves.
Jonathan Maitland is a writer and broadcaster. He has reported and presented programmes for BBC TV, BBC Radio and ITV for more than 30 years. He has written five books. Dead Sheep was his first play. His second, "An Audience With Jimmy Savile" completed a sold out run at the Park Theatre in 2015 and was described by the Daily Mail as "a striking, memorable, urgent piece of work ...a memorable j'accuse." His third play, "Deny, Deny, Deny", about why athletes cheat, will be staged at the Park in November 2016.