Meet The Cast

The play stars  Anna Newcome as Dr Bex Kenworthy and Joshua Leese as Rev Dr Gilbert Romans. The play is written and directed by James Cary.


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Anna Newcome (left) trained at The Oxford School of Drama, City Lit. Her theatre work includes: Mary Slowman in The Thomas Clifford Show, London Tour and Edinburgh Fringe with Selah Theatre Company, Basel Hallwood in The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Bread and Roses and The Shelley Theatre, Doppelganger Productions, Cecily Cardew in The Importance of being Earnest, The Lighthouse theatre, Dramatic Productions, Jane Eyre in Jane Eyre and Marterio in The House of Barnarda Alba, City Lit Rep Company, Delia Sniff in Mother Goose, Touring, Hurricane Productions, Moira Cameron in The Lochness Mystery, International Tour, Action Theatre in English. Film includes: Rose in Room to Let, Moving Culture Films, Alice in The Rebel, The Soldier and The Outcast, Distinct Films. Anna also works as a writer, devisor and director. She is passionate about the creation and process of producing theatre and is delighted to be working on The God Particle.

Joshua Leese (right) graduated from The Oxford School of Drama in 2015. The God Particle is his professional debut. Other theatre work includes: Bill McCorkle in Tennessee Williams’ Confessional at Edinburgh Fringe with Tramp Theatre Company. Work in training includes: In Black & White (new writing) by Penelope Skinner, All My Sons by Arthur Miller, Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Nights Dream and Children of the Sun by Maxim Gorky. Joshua was recently chosen to represent his drama school in a DramaUK partnership workshop with the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is thrilled to be joining Anna and James for The God Particle.

James Cary (left) is a comedy writer for BBC TV and Radio. His latest series is Bluestone 42 for BBC3, which he co-created and wrote with Richard Hurst. He met Richard working on series 1 & 2 of BBC's award-winning sitcom, Miranda. He also co-wrote Miranda Hart's Jokeshop for BBC Radio 2. James has also written episodes of My Hero and My Family for BBC1.


His radio credits include three series of Hut 33, four series of Think the Unthinkable, and sketch show, Concrete Cow. He has also written four series of Another Case of Milton Jones with, er, Milton Jones for BBC Radio 4. His script editing work includes Recorded For Training Purposes (BBC Radio 4), Gigglebiz (CBeebies), Mr Bloom's Nursery (CBeebies) and Swashbuckle (CBeebies) He is represented by David Higham Associates.