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BEN GALPIN

THE BELLMAN / JUBJUB

Ben's recent stage credits include Potted Sherlock (Vaudeville Theatre), The Tempest (Thick As Thieves), Twelfth Night (Open Bar Theatre), A Christmas Carol (Open Book Theatre), Bite-Size Plays (St. James Theatre) and Romy & Julian (Vienna's English Theatre). Other credits include Qualms (BBC Radio 4), online comedy No Point and regular shows with improv comedy group Impetus. 

Ben has recently recorded the new steampunk, alternative history radio comedy Victoriocity which will be released later this year. 

He trained at Drama Studio London after studying Chemistry at St John's College, Oxford. 

Meet the cast

JORDAN LEIGH-HARRIS

THE BOY

Training: Cumbria Institute of the Arts

The Hunting of the Snark is Jordan's professional debut.

Theatre includes: Boy in Hunting of the Snark (Edinburgh Fringe Festival).

WILL BRYANT

THE BAKER / BANDERSNATCH

Will is delighted to be reprising his role of the Baker & Bandersnatch in The Hunting of the Snark which he originally performed at Pleasance Theatre at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

Other recent theatre credits include: Incident at Vichy (Finborough Theatre); The Lost Boy: Peter Pan (Catford Broadway Theatre); A Midsummer Night's Dream (international tour); Dracula (national tour). 

Film credits include: Daniel in Tenants; Scott Reed in The Last Day; Leo in Nightshade.

Radio credits include: Theseus in The Greeks - Theseus and the Minotaur and The Bishop of Chichester in Stories from Parliament, both for the BBC. 

POLLY SMITH

THE BUTCHER

Polly graduated from The Birmingham School of Acting in 2005. Most recently she's been a regular cast member for national touring company talking Scarlet. 

Other credits include: Trixie Martin in Daisy Pulls it Off and Sarah in Table Manners. For The Rose Playhouse, Bankside; Lavinia in Titus Andronicus and Margaret in Henry VI part 1. With Rainbow Shakespeare Company; Catherine in Henry V, Hermione in The Winter's Tale, Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Rosaline in Love's Labour's Lost. 

Polly joined 'team Snark' in 2015 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and continued the adventure to the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, and all the way to Hong Kong last summer.

SIMON TURNER

THE BANKER

Simon trained at Birmingham School of Acting.

Theatre credits: Peter in The Railway Children (UK Tour), Baron Hardup in Aladdin (Leeds), Villain/Ensemble in Aladdin (Redbridge), The Banker in The Hunting of the Snark (Pleasance Edinburgh), Greg Hampton in A Body to Die (t) For (Landor Theatre), Perkins/Eddie Lyons in Blood Brothers (London's West End), Winchester in Henry VI Part 1 (Rose Theatre, Bankside), Young Frank in That's Love (The Mill at Sonning), Jazz in Club Class (Waterside Arts Theatre), Ikharyev in The Gamblers (Crescent, Birmingham), Ensemble in Blood Brothers (Manoel Theatre, Malta), Frank and Dean in Legends (UK Tour), Donald Duck in Blue Remembered Hills (Crescent, Birmingham).