Lee first collaborated with Organised Chaos in 2010, playing the role of Stephen
in JOY WITH CHILD and writing and performing STRESS – a short monologue for their
first birthday event that went on to earn him a place as a finalist in MONOLOGUE
SLAM UK. He appeared in Organised Chaos’ production of Nicola Schofield’s PEACEFULLY
AT HOME (2011) which toured the North West. He also performed in Nicola Schofield’s
double bill of A LIGHT IN EVERY WINDOW and HOPE IN BOXES produced by Elysion Productions
which premiered at The Lowry in 2012 before embarking on a North West.
In the same year, Lee wrote and performed LAYING FLOWERS for Joan Kempson’s 5 Minute
Theatre and appeared in the Royal Exchange’s Exchange Your Talent showcase playing
Matt in IN THE BEDROOM. His performance in CHECK POINT DAVE for The Manchester Comedy
Festival led to multiple roles in Jack Rosenthal’s THE BEST and he also appeared
in John Stephens CORONATION STREET LIVE 1977, both directed by Colin Connor.
In 2013 Lee played the role of John Lennon in Northern Outlet Theatre’s production
of JOHN AND MARK, a new play about Mark Chapman. He has most recently played Tony
Wilson in various versions of NEW DAWN FADES – THE STORY OF JOY DIVISION initially
conceived and directed by Neil Bell for the 2014 Manchester Fringe Festival and culminating
in a 2016 UK Tour, directed by James Foster.
Neil Bell – Director
Neil is a professional actor whose work has spanned Film, Theatre and TV for the
last 20 years. His love of theatre and storytelling has led him to produce and direct
many theatre works in and around - and often about - his home town of Manchester.
He is currently working with director Mike Leigh on a film about Manchester’s infamous
Kaeren Dooley – Costume Designer
Mark Simpson – Technician / Operator
Shay Rowan – Photographer
Shay combines his main vocation of working with singer/songwriter Little Sparrow
with his passion for photography - working on a variety of different projects with
a growing number of theatre companies on promotional, rehearsal & production photos.
He has been the photographer for the Greater Manchester Fringe for several years
and has had photos featured in publications such as The Guardian, Independent, City
Life & Manchester Evening News. Along with this, many theatre companies have used
his images on their web sites and as poster & flyer images in promotional campaigns
Shay also furthers his deep love for music by being a keen live music photographer
and by doing promotional work with artists from the world of music & theatre.