Cast And Crew

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Rhys Davies – Writer/Director

In 2008 Rhys established ‘Hive Films’ for the production and distribution of feature films. Following a limited theatrical release, his first feature, ‘Zombie Undead’, was distributed in the UK by Metrodome and has sold internationally including North America, Germany, and France. Rhys’ second feature ‘How To Make A Movie For 43 Pounds’ is currently on the festival circuit and due for release in 2014.

Hive Films have three feature films in development; ‘Acid Daemons’, a council estate set horror in which a new legal high opens doors to parallel world, ‘Rumours Of War’, a thriller set at the turn of the first century and ‘Memorabilia’ the story of a group of one-time school friends set out on a Star-Wars themed quest to save a princess.

In 2012 Hive received an ongoing commission to write and develop projects for American television.

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Doug Cubin – Writer/Director

His first work was as the writer of a short film called ‘Wellgosh’ about
a shop assistant who daydreams of her ideal customer who just wants to dance with her in the shop.  This was produced by Seven/Five Productions.

Douglas then worked in the crews of many short films for Seven/Five
Productions for several years and recently as an extra for Kaleidoscope Man, ZombieHood and How To Make a Movie for 43 Pounds.

He is the writer/director of ‘The Fort’ , a full feature film set in 1944 in the latter stage of the war with the scheduled release being early 2015. Production is already well underway.

Holly Hurn

Holly Hurn – ‘Molly’

Holly Hurn  is 11yrs old and lives in Leicester. She has attended the PQA Leicester (Pauline Quirk Academy of Performing Arts Leicester) since September 2012. In 2013 she performed at the West End in Fright Night at Her Majesty’s Theatre.

Holly dances, sings and acts and  is central to the film industry which is booming in Leicester at the moment.  Holly plays the supporting role of Molly in Finding Richard with David Knight and Colin Baker. Of the film Holly says “I had so much fun making “Finding Richard” and I learnt a lot from Rhys and Doug who were very supportive and encouraged me to be myself.”

Holly stars in short film Shelter directed by Tom Young  about homeless people on New Years Eve and the closing the shelter. She has also featured in feature film A Dozen Summers to be released later in 2014, directed by Kenton Hall.

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Colin Baker – ‘Grandad’

Colin has had a career spanning over forty years in television and  stage.  His most prominent role in the 1970s was as the villainous Paul Merroney in The Brothers, a role that he played from 1974 to 1976.

In 1984 he was cast as the sixth doctor in the BBC’s long running sci-fi series Dr Who. Colin was the doctor from 1984-1986. Since leaving Dr Who he has provided his voice for Doctor Who audio adventure for Big Finish Productions. As of August 2011 Baker has recorded 63 Sixth Doctor audio plays and in a poll conducted by Doctor Who Magazine, Baker was voted the “greatest” of the Doctors in this format.

Since leaving Doctor Who Colin has spent much of his time on the stage with appearances in plays as diverse as Peter Nichols’ Privates On Parade, Ira Levine’s Deathtrap, Ray Cooney’s Run for Your Wife and Ariel Dorfman’s Death and the Maiden. For many years he has been a pantomime stalwart.

In 2003 he starred in the Carl Rosa Opera Company’s production of operetta H.M.S. Pinafore, directed by Timothy West. More recent theatre appearances have seen Baker tackle the role of Inspector Morse in House of Ghosts and a UK tour of The Woman in White.

Television work during the 1990s included guest appearances in the BBC’s medical drama Casualty, The Knock, Dangerfield, Kingdom, Hustle and Jonathan Creek. In 2012 Colin participated in the 12th series of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!

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David Knight – ‘Gull’

David first appeared on stage at the age of 4 in a local Ballet School performance of Puss in Boots,  followed by attending for 3 years a Saturday morning musical theatre.

In 2010 David entered and won a local talent show as a stand up comedian. He then entered Britain’s Got Talent in 2011 and was seen on national TV by an audience of 11 million performing his stand up routine in front of the judges, securing 3 yes’s and getting through to the next round.

Since then David has concentrated on his acting career and moved to the Pauline Quirke Academy in Leicester where he has continued to develop his acting, film and TV skills. He is also undertaking Drama exams through Trinity Guildhall achieving distinctions at level 4 and 5.

Through the Pauline Quirke Academy David has performed the lead in a specially written musical called Fright Night at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End.  David’s first Television role was in the BBC’s Doctors in which David played alongside the main characters of Karen and Rob.

Davids first film role has been in the Short film “Finding Richard” by Rhys Davies and Doug Cubin currently being screened in the Short Film Corner at The Cannes Film Festival. David was thrilled at being given this opportunity especially working alongside Colin Baker as David is a huge Doctor Who fan and he enjoyed every minute on set being part of such a great team.

Since filming this, David has filmed his first feature length film “A Dozen Summers”. Having experienced life on a professional set, it has confirmed to David his ambition to be a professional actor and he hopes to go to drama school after completing his school eduction. Meanwhile he looks forward to his next acting role whatever that might be.

Credits List for Finding Richard

Grandad
Gull
Molly
Dog Walking Lady
Mother
School Bully 1
School Bully 2
Newscaster
Antiques Presenter
School Bully 3
School Bully 4
Girl in street 1
Girl in street 2
Librarian
Headmaster
Playground Teacher
Playground Teacher
Brindle
Harlequin

Director
Producer
Executive Producers

Writer
Writer
Casting Director
Director of Photography
Edited By
Original Music
Assistant Director
Camera Operator

2nd Unit DOP
Lighting
Sound Recording

Sound Editing
Camera Assist
Technical Assist
Colorist
Production Manager

Production Assistant
Continuity
TV Footage FX
Make up

Stills Photography
Assistant Stills
Catering Manager
Catering

Dog Handler (Brindle)
Dog Handler (Harlequin)
Child Wrangler
Runner

French Subtitles
Clapper

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Colin Baker
David Knight
Holly Hurn
Audrey Ardington
Rebecca Mahon
Scarlet Hall
Primrose Davies
Kylie Pentelow
Dinah Davies
Maya Douglas
Mariella Macmillan
Naomi Long
Nia Everitt
Pat Knight
Darren Bowles
James Knight
Julie Hurn
Himself
Himself

Rhys Davies
Douglas Cubin
Janice Tilley
James Knight
Darren Bowles
Gwyn Davies
Julie Hurn

Rhys Davies
Douglas Cubin
Kate Plantin
G Sian
Rhys Davies
Richard Burton
Kieran Chauhan
G Sian
Peter Banks
Geoff Gilson
Peter Banks
Patrick Durdey
Farid el-Jazouli
Peter Banks
Douglas Cubin
Iain Jaques

Patrick Durdey
Matt Axon
Mbili “The Jib” Munthali
Geoff Gilson
Victoria Kirk
Laura Wilkinson
Teresa Lewis
Kenton Hall
Keith Allott
Ketna Butron
Shell Edwards
Karen Stevens
Don Mee
Georgina Cubin
Teresa Lewis
Kerry-Lisa Cubin
Sameera Sian
Toni Isden
Helen Linnell
Kenton Hall
Jag Shukla
Hinal Karavadra
Sunil Prinja
Roger Ficq
Primrose Davies
Poppy Davies
Sophiya Sian
Lenny Linnell
Kieran Chauhan
Mariella Macmillan

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Mariella Macmillan
Georgina Cubin
Sophiya Sian
Poppy Davies
Primrose Davies
Willow Davies
Esther Hogan
Mairi Hotchkiss
Harvey Coekin
Greg Lawrence

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Hannah Muncie
Kiera Douglas
Maya Douglas
Isabelle Smith
Elena Torressi
James King
Courtney King
Sam Wellby
Harry Mason
Scarlet Hall

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Reena Pattni
Niken Valambhia
Rishit Bhatt
Ceri Sell
Gabriella Sell
Romany Sell
Dorian Sell
Dylan Rai
Mandeep Marwaha
Ruby Sinclair

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Kian Posnett
Gregory Scotland
Kurtis Scotland
Mia Scotland
Maxwell Scotland
Beverly Muskwe
Finley Graceson
Ella Graceson