Julie trained at LIPA and RADA with short courses and has been acting for 20 years. She has toured with T.I.E and this has taken her around the local region. Her credits include most of the soaps and some films including horror and corporate videos. Julie has worked for several murder mystery companies including Suspect Theatre and Absolute murder before moving to sudden death 8 years ago. Her passion is to work in interactive theatre and seeing people enjoy themselves. She is also working for a proof writing company based in Liverpool where she has run several acting workshops. Julie has been with Sudden Death since it’s conception.
Pete studied initially at Bretton Hall and for a masters in drama at JMU and has taught up to diploma level and has been an equity member for over 15 years. His theatre work has taken him to the Edinburgh Fringe with a play which they toured in the North West. He has done most aspects of theatre including stage management, directing and set design and has appeared in many of the soaps in speaking/none speaking parts. He has also had roles in,’ A League of Gentlemen,’ ‘Going Off Big Time’ and ‘A Life For A Life’. Pete’s murder night experience goes back 20 years working for various Murder Night companies, before setting up Sudden Death over 10 years ago. He describes Sudden Death as live theatre as all the evenings are scripted and rehearsed and say’s that his murder nights are,’ where cludeo meets carry on...’.
Sylvie started dancing when she was 3 years old and studied to Royal Academy of Dance level (RAD) , gaining medals for tap, ballet and stage dancing, which also incorporated some acting skills. She also studied guitar and music as a teenager. She appeared in many stage productions as a child including the Floral Pavilion theatre. Sylvia has written several of our newer scripts including, What the Dickens, A Spellbinding Murder, Halloween Horrors, Christmas Crackers and a Day at the Races and designs and produces all the relevant documentation for the company and occasionally sources costumes and room decorations should this be necessary. She often coordinates the evening with the MC Pete and on occasion has been known to put in an appearance as one of the acting team. Sylvie has been with Sudden Death since it’s conception.
Mike is an experienced and accomplished actor, writer, director and drama practitioner who trained with LAMDA and has worked extensively for the last 15 years on many projects in theatre, film and television as well as touring the UK in a number of school and community productions. Mike also runs his own Theatre company which includes a Ghost Tour around Chester. Mike has been with Sudden Death since its conception
Carole trained at Mabel Fletcher College and Liverpool Theatre School. She has been involved with many aspects of stage and film work for more than 30 years, winning drama awards, and writing screenplays. She has worked as a sales training facilitator (with Act Corporate), performing role play scenarios for insurance companies. When she's not sleuthing, Carole enjoys Belly dancing and Roller Derby. Carole has been with Sudden Death since its conception.
Victoria has been one of the longest serving members of the company and has worked for other murder mystery companies as well as our own. Victoria has a beautiful singing voice and is a member of Sense of Sound, a semi-professional choir based in Liverpool (who have been featured on TV). Victoria also teaches music in a junior school and is often hired for wedding singing.
Craig has appeared in numerous productions and roles include Alfred Frankland in Vauxy Theatre’s Girls with Balls, Tommy in Breezeblock Park, Sancho Panza in Foolsgold`s tour The Greatest Adventures of Don Quixote, Billy Heinz in The Not So Great Escape. Craig has also done TV including, Crime and Investigation Network The Crimes That Shook Britain, Channel 4 Shameless and the fabulous Hovis Commercial (Go On Lad). Craig is a keen film maker and recently won an award for Best Music Video at the Wirral International Film Festival. Craig has been with Sudden Death since its conception.
Abbey trained at Liverpool City of Arts College where she gained her national diploma in acting. Abbey was a member of the Everyman Youth Theatre Group and now attends the writing course there. A member of numerous theatre companies, Abbey has experience in Film, TV & Theatre. Abbey enjoys working with young people and has run her own drama school for 4 years, where she regularly puts on children's productions.
Mark has appeared in a vast number of productions since he was a child at amateur, semi professional and professional level. Born into a world of Gilbert and Sullivan, he has appeared in a great many musicals including Titanic, Fiddler on the Roof, Bugsy Malone, Oliver and Little Shop of Horrors. His first love remains the stage and has performed in a variety of roles ranging from Shakespearian comics to hard hitting gangsters. Although having performed as many villains, his favourite types of parts have always been the comedy roles and one of his favourite parts is Bottom (if you pardon the expression) in A Midsummer Nights Dream which he has performed several times. He was recently heard playing a Timelord in the Dr Who spin off “Dark Times” and has been fortunate enough to work with some excellent actors such as Samantha Morton, Helen McCrory and Jim Broadbent. His ambition….if you spotted the clue…is to be a future Dr Who.
Anthony trained at the Rose Bruford college in London and Salford University. He is also trained in Shakespear with the R.S.A and his experience is wide and varied, ranging from presenting T.V. to being an active member of 'Sense of Sound'. Anthony is also an accomplished director in Merseyside and his acting roles vary from Panto to Richard III. He is, a valued member of the murder mystery team and a very versatile performer.