Rona Topaz is this productions Musical Director , although this is NOT a musical, it does have some powerful songs, Rona also plays the role of Kath Mama and a Comrade. Rona is a singer, actress, facilitator and political activist.
Theatre includes: Lucy in Sweeney Todd (Bridewell) Ensemble in Les Miserables (London Palladium) Films include Bright Young Things, Alien Autopsy, Mrs Lees and Her Ladies. Further info: www.spotlight.com/2253-5641-0859
As a singer she has supported artists including John Cooper Clarke, Frank Chickens, Billy Bragg and the Pearlfishers, as well as contributing vocals to a number of projects, including 80’s House hit, Ride The Rhythm. Currently she is about to take over the musical direction of the Watford Palace Theatre Choir, as well as vocal coaching and facilitating a variety of projects for people with dementia and learning difficulties.
Rona rejoined the Labour Party in 2015 after hearing a speech by (journalist) Owen Jones, and within a year she had joined Disabled People Against Cuts and contributed evidence to a number of select committees. She is a founder member of Disability Equality Act Labour, which campaigns for the implementation of the Equality Act Legislation throughout the Party. She is also a volunteer with Stop the War as well as an EC member of Conscience, Taxes for Peace. She is also about to train as a welfare benefits advocate with the CAB. She is thrilled to be a part of this project.
Since graduating from Guildford school of acting in 2000, Alex has continually starred in many tv series, soaps, plays, and films from Hollyoaks and Drifters, to just recently “A Dangerous Game” & “Retribution”.
Alex is really looking to get stuck into the play “Liberty”, with strong feelings about the topic concerned, helping those without a voice
Alex plays the hugely important role of Fred Copeman the boxer, kid from the work house, Communist leader , Civil rights activist who was jailed 3 times, and who was a leader of the Invergordon Mutiny the biggest Mutiny in British History of the past 100 years. , the Hunger marches , a brigade leader in the Spanish Civil War , a close friend and house mate to Kath and Sandy Duncan who would later go on to become a friend and advisor to the Royal Family,Labour Leader Clem Attlee and against the odds honoured with an OBE and become an elected Labour Councillor on Lewisham Council
Liberty: The untold story of the struggle to establish civil rights
by Raymond Barron-Woolford