Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders – Meet The Crew

Agatha Crusty and the Village Hall Murders
Costumes – One of the many behind the scenes roles

Name:  Kaylee Holt
Role:  Stage Manager

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Over 12 years

Why did you join?
Theatre work has always been a passion of mine, I wanted to get involved with local productions after being away from it for so long

What attracted you be involved in Agatha Crusty?
I have had such amazing experiences working on Phoenix productions I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity

Tell us one thing interesting about yourself?
(Claim to fame alert!) My childhood home was the same house that Gordon Ramsay grew up in!  Albeit it was in different decades.  He wrote ‘Gordon Ramsay woz ‘ere 1980‘ on the wall in my old room


Name:  Lily McMeekan
Role:  Set Changes

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Two years

Why did you join?
To build up my confidence and meet new people

What attracted you be involved in Agatha Crusty?
I wanted to be in a production other than the yearly pantomime

Tell us one thing interesting about yourself?
In every pantomime I’ve done I’ve ended up being an animal or animal specialist (cat, wolf expert, wolf)

Also assisting with set changes are: –
–  Lauren Bradwell
–  Gala McBride
–  Rebecca Greaves

Name:  Caroline Adams
Role:  Costumes

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Since 2002 so thirteen years

Why did you join?
Helen Douglas asked me on a dog walk if I’d be interested to help out with ‘costumes’

What attracted you be involved in Agatha Crusty?
I had no choice!

Tell us one thing interesting about yourself?
We (Jacqui and I) are pretty good at our job!


Name:  Jacqui Lindsay
Role: Costumes

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Twenty two years

Why did you join?
I was asked to help out with a production at short notice and I’ve been here ever since

What attracted you be involved in Agatha Crusty?
I always do costumes for the productions

Tell us one thing interesting about yourself?
I agree with Caroline, we are very good at our job!  {OK ladies, we get the idea!}


Name: Andy Jepson
Role:  Sound and Technical

How long have you been with Phoenix Players?
Twenty years

Why did you join?
I followed my wife and daughter into it

What attracted you be involved in Agatha Crusty?
It’s a comedy, but it’s also an opportunity be social and take part

Tell us one thing interesting about yourself?
I’ve dived with sharks in the Bahamas (and survived!)