Sammy & the Sea Morgans “If you listen, really listen, you’ll hear that river calling to you"

Sammy & the Sea Morgans

Free broadcast

Key Information
  • Dates Mon 31 Jan 2022 - Wed 02 Feb 2022
  • Location Free broadcast
  • Running time

    60 mins

“If you listen, really listen, you’ll hear that river calling to you Sammy.”

This free production will be broadcast through the School’s YouTube channel.

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Devised by Liz Felton and the Company

Directed by Liz Felton

Suitable for all ages

Join young Sammy on the adventure of a lifetime, swimming through the mythological past of Bristol’s landscape. There are lessons to be learnt in the unlikeliest of places; from competitive giants, ghostly sea captains and the elusive and haunting Sea Morgans.

This brand-new play for children ages 7-11 explores some of Bristol’s legends, in an accessible, entertaining tale. Expect physical storytelling, puppetry, vocal wizardry and more. All aboard!

Cast

Sammy Banks Lucy Pascoe

Sea Dog Tommy Bell

A Suspicious but Officially Dressed Man Archie Fisher

Mother / SSGB Ensemble Gaia Ashwood

Father / SSGB Ensemble Kurtis Thompson

Neighbour / Video-game Sammy / SSGB Ensemble Anna Murphy

School Friend / Captain Gray Conor Doran

Bully / SSGB Ensemble  Louise O’Dowd

Goram Peter Burley

Ghyston Ephraim Sampson

Princess Avona Assa Kanoute

Shanty Crew
Kerr Louden
Petra Joan-Athene
Sophie Charlton

Creative Team

Director Liz Felton

Liz Felton is a specialist in devised theatre and works with the students to create new writing, self stories and performances for a family audience. She is Artistic Director of The Story Cellar and works across Bristol as a theatre Director and storyteller.

Assistant Director and Musical Director Yuxuan Liu

Set, Puppetry & Prop Designer Fiona McKeon

Co-Costume Designers Fiona McKeon & Georgina Vasey

Assistant Voice & Dialect Coach Zoe Littleton

Production Manager Steve O’Brien

Assistant Production Manager Joe Culpin

Stage Manager & Floor Manager Adam Mulligan

Deputy Stage Manager & Gallery PA Tabitha Dodds

Assistant Stage Manager Millie Edinburgh

Construction Manager Karris Holm

Prop Makers Lewis Bamford, Ellie Condon, Jessica Manley, Lydia Morgan, Lola O’Donoghue

Puppet Maker Neamh Campbell

Costume Supervisor Susie Pearce

Costume Assistants Shanice Dacres, Elle Duncan, Jo Kenney, Arthur Wyatt

Lighting Designer Spencer Cash-Archer

LX Operator Lewis Bamford

Sound Mixer Jude Fulwood

Camera Operators Millie Edinburgh, Elspeth Goodman & Lydia Morgan

Broadcast Engineer Dave Taylor

Production photography by Ed Felton

Graduate Sahir Mehta
As soon as I visited the School, I fell in love with the place. Perhaps it sounds a bit irrational, but sometimes you get a vibe - and you just know! BOVTS gave me all the tools I needed to prepare for a career as an actor. Sahir Mehta, MA Professional Acting, 2018