ELIZA HOPE BENNETT
Theatre includes: Eliza landed her first West End job at the age of nine playing Jemima Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium). After a 10 year break, Eliza returned to the stage to play Holly in Loserville at the West Yorkshire Playhouse. She is delighted to be transferring to the West End with the original cast.
Film Includes: Tora in the Emma Thompson’s original Nanny McPhee (Working Title), Princess Arabella in The Prince & Me (Paramount), Anne in Perfect Life (Carousel Picture), Emily in The Contractor with Wesley Snipes, Susan in Julian Fellowes From Time to Time (Ealing Studios), Kate in F (Gatlin Pictures) and most notably, playing Meggie Folchart in Inkheart (New line Cinema).
Eliza’s most recent film is a thriller called Confine with Daisy Lowe, which is nominated for UK Best Film at Raindance Film Festival.
Television includes: Hayley in Supernova (Hallmark Channel), Miss Marple (Granada) and Hailey in Roadkill (Syfy Channel).
Music: During the filming of Inkheart, Eliza was asked to record the closing credits song at Abbey Road studios called ‘My Declaration’ written by Tom Baxter.
Training: Richard recently graduated from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Theatre includes: his musical theatre debut in Loserville (West Yorkshire Playhouse) and Wife Begins at Forty (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford).
Training: Stewart recently graduated from the University of Warwick and is an alumni of the National Youth Music Theatre (2010-2012).
Theatre Includes: Sweeney Todd (Pirelli) at The Village Underground and Rose Theatre, Songs For a New World (Man 1) at The Bridewell Theatre, Parade (Leo Frank) at The Lowry Theatre, Merrily We Roll Along (Charley Kringas) at The Dancehouse Theatre, Soloist at West End Live, In Concert with Matt Lucas and Friends and Jason Robert Brown and Very Special Guests, as well as many roles at University.
Film Includes: Easy Virtue.
Stewart is delighted to be making his West End Debut in Loserville.
Aaron's career began at 18 when he was cast as Steven Beale in the BBC's long-running drama EastEnders.
Theatre includes: Loserville (West Yorkshire Playhouse), The Prodigals (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2011) and Aladdin (New World Productions).
Film includes: The Nephilim, the internet drama Almost but Not Quite and Blood Army.
Other work includes: Aaron has had a successful music career. Alongside his former band, the Boston Plan, he was part of a small tour with the No 1 artist Professor Green. They also performed live on the BBC's Children in Need.
Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Theatre includes: Loserville (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Legally Blonde (UK tour), She Loves Me (Minerva, Chichester), Flashdance (Shaftesbury) and X (workshop, Mercury Musical Developments).
Concerts include: soloist in The Night of 1000 Voices (Royal Albert Hall).
Television includes: Gabby in Hollyoaks.
At the age of 16 Chris Hardman appeared in series 2 of Channel 4's Rock School, which led to him being selected as lead singer in the band which opened for Judas Priest, Rob Zombie and Anthrax at a concert in Long Beach, California. Subsequently, he signed to RCA Records, releasing two albums with a third on its way.
Theatre includes: Loserville (West Yorkshire Playhouse).
Television includes: in 2008, hosting his own Channel 4 series Everybody Loves Lil' Chris. Most recently, he paired up with Busta Rhymes for RockCorps, and has been DJing on Transmission for Channel 4.
Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, graduating in 2011.
Theatre includes: Loserville (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Lord of the Flies (UK tour), Fresher – The Musical (Edinburgh Fringe) and Spring Awakening (UK tour).
Other work includes: Olivier Awards 2011.