Cambridge's leading amateur theatre production company

Established 1981














Sean made his first appearance for Bawds in THE LADY IN THE VAN (Rufus). Other roles for the company include ABSENT FRIENDS (John), TERRA NOVA (pictured left as Henry R. 'Birdie' Bowers), WYRD SISTERS (Duke Felmet), CALENDAR GIRLS (Lawrence),THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP (Short), MASKERADE (Coachman / Mr Goatberger / Cpl. Nobbs) and WAITING FOR LEFTY (Voice / Irv).

Sean made his directorial debut for Bawds with his original play THE LAST TOSS OF THE COIN and followed this with IS THIS SEAT TAKEN? (3rd Place and Best Set Design - Sawston Drama Festival 2015; Best Actress, Lindsey McAuley and Backstage Award - Cambridge Drama Festival 2015; Best New Play at Welwyn Drama Festival 2015). In 2016 his new play CROSSWORD won Best New Play at Sawston Drama Festival; and Best New Play and Best Actress (Rosemary Eason) at Cambridge Drama Festival.. Other directing credits for the company include ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, EMMA,  ANYONE CAN DANCE Best New Play and Second Place at the 2017 Sawston Drama Festival; Best New Play, Second Place, Best Sound and Best Actor (James Inman) at the Cambridge Drama Festival 2017; and winner of the Eastern Region Final of the All England Theatre Festival. His most recent play KILLING HIM SOFTLY  was awarded 2nd Place & Technical Award - 2019 Sawston Festival; 2nd Place, Best Comedy and Best New Play - 2019 Waltham Forest Festival of Theatre. Other directing credits include GUARDED (WriteOn Festival 2019).

Appearances for other companies include SOUTH PACIFIC (Luther Bilis), IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY (Dr Mortimer), CASH ON DELIVERY (Norman), CAUGHT IN THE ACT(Stanley),  'ALLO, 'ALLO (Bertorelli), THE RIVALS (Fag), HABEAS CORPUS (Denzil Shanks), PUT THAT LIGHT OUT (Various Characters) and OH! WHAT A LOVELY WAR (Various Characters).  Directing credits include FARNDALE AVENUE ... MURDER MYSTERY, OUTSIDE EDGE and THE HOLE.

Sean has also written and directed eight pantomimes: PUSS IN BOOTS, BABES IN THE WOOD, DICK WHITTINGTON, SLEEPING BEAUTY (NODA best panto winner), PETER PAN, ALADDIN, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and CINDERELLA (NODA best panto winner).

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