The People Behind The Beat of Our Hearts

CAST

ELIJAH W HARRIS

(He/Him) Quill

FREWYN THURSFIELD

(They/Them) Luca

KIERON JECCHINIS

(He/Him) Dove

REBECCA TODD

(She/Her) Val

CREATIVE TEAM

NATALIE MCGRATH

(She/Her) Writer

SCOTT HURRAN

(He/Him) Director

PETER BUTLER

(He/Him) Designer

TOM FOSKETT-BARNES

(He/Him) Composer & Sound Designer

SOPHIE COTTLE

(She/Her) Movement Director

JAMIE PLATT

(He/Him) Lighting Designer

WABRIYA KING

(She/Her) Dramatherapist

JOSIE SUTCLIFFE

(She/Her) Dramaturg

    • Naomi Turner (She/Her) – Producer
    • Elaine Faulkner (She/Her) – Production Manager
    • Zoe Fitzgibbon (She/Her) – Stage Manager (On The Book)
    • Jay Seldon (He/Him/They/Them) – Assistant Stage Manager
    • Aly Fielden (She/Her) – Costume Supervisor
    • Backdrop Designs  – Set Build
    • Scott Hurran (He/Him) – Director / Script Development
    • Natalie McGrath (She/Her) – Writer
    • Maggie Bain (They/Them) – Val
    • Tianna Arnold (They/Them) – Luca
    • Zachary Hing (He/Him/They/Them) – Quill
    • Andrew Macbean (He/Him) – Dove
  • Wellcome Centre for Cultures & Environments of Health

    • Charlotte Jones (She/Her) – Project Lead
    • Richard Vytniorgu (He/Him) – Postdoctoral Research Associate
    • Fred Cooper (He/Him) – Historical Advisor

    Intercom Trust

    • Andy Hunt (He/Him) – CEO of Intercom Trust
    • Tina Dixon (She/Her) – YAY! Cornwall Project Worker

    Exeter Northcott Theatre

    • Daniel Buckroyd (He/Him) – Artistic Director
    • Jonathan Nash (He/Him) – Audio Describer
    • Harriett Godfrey (She/Her) – Audio Describer Assistant
    • Catherine Hall (She/Her) – BSL Interpreter
    • Kelly Johnson (She/Her) – Marketing & Development Director
    • Laura Van Wymersch (She/Her) – Marketing Manager
    • Gillian Taylor (She/Her) – PR Consultant
    • David Burns (He/Him) – PR Consultant
    • Eleanor Fitzpatrick (She/Her) – Marketing Officer & Artwork Design
    • Ralph Whitehead (He/They) – Press & Marketing Officer
    • Frank Duffy (They/Them) – Illustration/logo design

THANKS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Special thanks go to the Northcott Technical Team, the WCCEH Research Support team (Kate Ellis, Lucy Hodges, Melanie Shaw and Emma Fowler), Professor Mark Jackson, Professor Manuela Barreto, Belinda Dillon, Sarah Campbell, Jana Funke (panel discussion chair), Vicki Bowring (Barnfield Theatre), Being Human Festival , Exmouth Pride; who gave us a sense of what it’s like to lead an LGBTQ+ platform in a southwest coastal town.

Thanks also to all the amazing organisations who are represented in our stalls in the Northcott bar and everyone who has generously shared their stories and ideas with us through our events and workshops – particularly Emily Faulkner, Claire, Michelle Miller, Ruby, Monica, M, Sheena Sen, Grey, Alfie Horrill, Jade Varley, Grey, Riley Batty, Mitchy, Elliott Ramsey, Maddie, Perrin Hooper, Jord, and Holly.

FUNDED BY

Arts and Humanities Research Council and Arts Council England

SUPPORTED BY

Exeter City of Literature
Arts and Culture at the University of Exeter
Exeter Culture
Exeter Pride
Exmouth Pride