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Ursa Major

by Joe White

Directed by Anna Jones

Wednesday 23rd - Saturday 26th February, 2022

At the Tower Theatre, Stoke Newington

Part of the Tower's Spring Forward season - four short plays published by Nick Hern Books, the others being Prodigal by Kalungi Ssebandeke, PMQ by Ella Hickson and Baby Dolls by Tamara von Werthern.

Photography by Pete O'Shea

Cast List

Callisto : Sue Brodie
Jay : Carlos Fain-Binda

Production Team

Director : Anna Jones
Set Design : Indi Sihra
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Costume Design : Indi Sihra, Sheila Burbidge

Stage Manager : Christoper Shiel
Props : Alyson Bradley
Assistant Director : Myriam Laurent


For Nick Hern Shorts

Movement Director : Nevena Stojkov
Assistant Stage Manager : Rowena Cordrey
Lighting Operator : Jonathan Ringshall
Director Mentors : Simona Hughes, Angharad Ormond and Ruth Sullivan
Set Mentors : Jude Chalk and Philip Ley
Lighting Mentor : Stephen Ley
Costume Mentor : Shiela Burbidge
Sound Mentor : Colin Guthrie
Stage Manager Mentor : Laura Corkell
Props Mentor : Jean Carr

Sue Brodie
Sue Brodie joined the Tower in 2006 and has performed in a number of shows at the Bridewell, Theatro Technis, the Minack and now at the Tower’s new permanent home in Stoke Newington. She was most recently seen in Bridget, part of the Opening Up season last year.
  Carlos Fain-Binda
Carlos Fain-Binda played Slender in The Merry Wives of Windsor and Oscar in Sweat at the Tower, Kiligrew the pirate in Putney Theatre's production of Treasure Island, and was an extra in several short films, TV series and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. He had stage-managed and acted before joining the Tower three years ago. Carlos trained at the Poor School and Central School of Speech and Drama, and enjoys going to the cinema in his spare time.