Ruth is from London. Recent stage credits include the role of ‘Judge’ in JOLLOF COURT (Lyric Hammersmith and Lagos Theatre Festival), ‘Rebel’ in WITCHCRAFT (Tristan Bates), ‘Alex’ in RUSH (The Space Theatre), ‘Ruth’ in ABANDON (Lyric Hammersmith), ‘Michaela’ in CHEWING GUM, ‘Strophe’ in PHAEDRA’S LOVE (both at Hackney Showroom) and ‘Sin’ in IN LOVE WITH ANOTHER WOMAN directed by Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu. Last year she played the role of ‘Dina’ in short film SLEEP DEPRIVED (The Big House).
She has a good ear for accents, enjoys commercial and hip-hop dance and is a proficient singer.
Mark is from London and trained initially in Performing Arts at the City of Westminster College before attending Identity School of Acting and Intermission Youth Theatre.
He has just finished playing the role of ‘Onyx’ in the award winning and sell out run of FOR BLACK BOYS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE HUE GETS TOO HEAVY at the Royal Court Theatre, having been part of the original cast last year at the New Diorama Theatre. Other theatre work includes: ‘Capulet’ in ROMEO AND JULIET and ‘Bottom’ in A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM (Shakespeare Within The Abbey / Globe Theatre), ‘Kwame’ in TRIBAL (Theatre Peckham) and ‘Shylock’ in EXCLUDED (Intermission Theatre).
Screen credits include the role of ‘Samuel’ in comedy series SOMEWHERE IN LONDON (Big Deal Films) and ‘Vauxhall’ in the short film LITTLE MONSTER (Knucklehead).
Mark is a professional rapper and has experience in music production. He is highly skilled in street theatre and enjoys basketball and boxing.