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Cast Announcement

We are really excited excited to announce the brilliant cast of actor-musicians for our spring tour of ‘The Misadventures of Pinocchio: The Radical Robot Girl!’

Junkfolker 1: Joe, Harley and others is Alfie Richards

Junkfolker 2: Swallowfire and others and On Stage MD is David Haller

Junkfolker 3: Foxy and others is Abigail Middleton

Junkfolker 4: Indigo and others is Lara Lewis

Junkfolker 5: Pinocchio is LJ Willow 

Understudy/ASM is Erin Dolan

Alfie Richards – Junkfolker 1: Joe, Harley and others

Training: Royal Academy of Music (Cameron Mackintosh Scholar, MA), Rose Bruford - Actor Musicianship (BA), National Youth Music Theatre.Theatre credits include: Treason (London Palladium/UK Tour); Whistle Down The Wind (The Watermill Theatre); Parade (The Other Palace); Sunday in the Park With George (The Other Palace); Rearranged (Iris Theatre); The Aliens (Symposium, RBC); Jane Eyre (Royal Academy of Music).As composer: Sweet Potato (Official Selection: London International Film Festival); Stoning Mary/ Seven Jewish Children (The Rose Theatre, RBC); The Good Soul of Szechuan (Studio, RBC); What's In-Between (Royal Academy of Music).



David Haller – Junkfolker 2: Swallowfire and others (On Stage MD)

David trained at the Guildford School of Acting, and since graduating has worked as an Actor, Musician, Musical Director and Composer at venues around the UK.


Credits include: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty (Victoria Theatre, Halifax), Cinderella: A Fairy Tale, Treasure Island, Pinocchio, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (Greenwich Theatre), Swallows and Armenians (Cumbria Opera Group), Indecent (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama), Beauty and the Beast, Puss in Boots (Belgrade Theatre), A Place Called England (Barewater Productions), With, Without (Barrow and Ireland).


Abigail Middleton – Junkfolker 3: Foxy and others

Abigail’s most recent acting credits include: The Nutcracker at the New Vic Theatre Stoke, Vernon’s Girls at Royal Court Theatre Liverpool, A Christmas Carol at Shakespeare North Playhouse, The Misadventures of Pinocchio: The radical Robot Girl at the Roundhouse Theatre Prescot, What the Ladybird Heard (West End/UK Tour, Olivier Award nominated 2022), Pig (Royal Court Theatre Liverpool), Scouse Pacific (Royal Court Theatre Liverpool),  Kiss Me Quickstep (Queens Theatre Hornchurch, New Wolsey Theatre and Theatre Clwyd). 

Abigail hopes you enjoy the show!


Lara Lewis – Junkfolker 4: Indigio and others

Lara trained at the Guildford School of Acting, and is also a classically trained Violinist.


Theatre Credits include: Brief Encounter (Theatre by the Lake/Stephen Joseph Theatre), Snow White (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds), The Mozart Question by Michael Morpurgo (The Barn Theatre), Cinderella (Greenwich Theatre), The Hired Man (Queen's Hornchurch, Hull Truck, Oldham Coliseum), Me and the Girls (UK Tour), Daisy Pulls it Off (Charing Cross Theatre), We Need Bees/Gwarchod y Gwenyn Gweithgar, The Arandora Star, The White Feather/Y Bluen Wen (Theatr na nÓg), The Scarlet Letter (Dumbwise Theatre) and Little Red Riding Hood (All-In Productions).


TV Credits include: New Beginnings (BBC Wales) and Hen Wragedd a Ffyn (S4C).

LJ Willow – Junkfolker 5: Pinocchio

LJ Willow is a performer from North Wales in her final year of an Actor Musicianship BA(hons) and the London College of Music. LJ is excited to make her professional debut as Pinocchio, but is no stranger to the stage. During her training, LJ performed as Claire in an actor-muso reimagining of the musical, Ordinary Days by Adam Gwon.

As well as acting, LJ has been performing as a singer-songwriter and guitarist professionally for over 10 years. She has performed at the likes of Towersey Folk Festival, The Conwy Sports Awards and the BBC Radio Oxford Live Lounge as well as in a multitude of musical theatre pit bands as a guitarist and drummer.

Erin Dolan – Understudy

Erin is an actor & musician from North Wales. Since graduating from the Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, she’s ran shows at Manorafon Farm Park, played the principal girl in ‘Goldilocks & the Three Bears’, ‘Robin Hood’ and ‘Trixibelle & the Birthday Spell’ by Magic Light Productions and has recently worked on creative engagement projects with Theatr Clwyd. She also runs a children’s party company called Partïon Swyn / Enchanted Parties, offering bilingual children’s entertainment in North Wales. Erin is thrilled to be involved in her first professional actor-muso show!




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