Oscar's People

Oscar's People

Keats Community Library
10 Keats Grove
Event time
22 May 2018
Next event: 22 May 2018


Bill Bingham (Oscar Wilde)

Bill’s recent work has included ‘Sitting Down’ for the Vault Festival 2018, ‘Shakespeare’s Strangers’, Kafka’s ‘The Trial’, Duncan in ‘Macbeth’ and Alonso in ‘The Tempest’. He’s toured extensively for the Compass Theatre. His TV work includes ‘The Giblet Boys’, ‘The Queen’s Nose’, ‘Crossroads’, ‘The Last Salute’, ‘The Governor’, ‘Between The Lines’, ‘The Upper Hand’, ‘Eastenders’, ‘The Bill’ and ‘Dr Who’, while his films include ‘A Congregation of Ghosts’ as John Betjeman, ‘Britannia Hospital’, and ‘The Fourth Protocol’.


Robert Duncan: (Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree)

Robert is a Cornishman who trained as a journalist and teacher before graduating from LAMDA. From his extensive work in theatre throughout Britain and beyond, he is probably best known as the hapless Gus in the hit TV series ‘Drop the Dead Donkey’ and the voice of Scumspawn in the satirical Radio 4 comedy ‘Old Harry’s Game’. He recently appeared in the West End in ‘12 Angry Men’ at the Garrick.


Martin Nichols: (The Waiter)

Martin Nichols has directed over a hundred plays, both modern and classical, including a recent five-hour open-air adaptation of Dickens’ ‘Our Mutual Friend’ in which he played a 90-year-old dowager, Lady Tippens. With Paddy O'Keeffe he evolved the award-winning one-man show ‘Bernard Shaw Invites You’ which has successfully toured to India and Ireland and is currently working on a play about the Ellen Terry/ Bernard Shaw relationship.


Paddy O’Keeffe: (George Bernard Shaw)

Paddy trained at the Academy of Creative Training (ACT) and has appeared in the works of Aristophanes, Beckett, Friel, Shakespeare and Sophocles. He tours extensively with his award-winning solo show ‘Bernard Shaw Invites YOU’, and also plays Shaw opposite Jean Rogers in her adaptation of Shaw's correspondence with Ellen Terry ‘My Dear Miss Terry...’ Paddy is currently rehearsing for new productions of ‘The Railway Children’ and ‘Love Letters’.


Darcy Sullivan: (James McNeill Whistler)

A member of the Oscar Wilde and Whistler Societies, he writes regularly for The Chap magazine. His article on ‘Dorian Gray in the Comics’ appeared in The Wildean No. 48, and he curates the Facebook page ‘The Pictures of Dorian Gray’. www.facebook.com/pixofdoriangray).


Neil Titley (Director and writer)

Neil Titley has spent nearly all of his theatrical career writing and acting in solo shows. His solo performance as Oscar Wilde was an international success and his play ‘Shaw’s Corner’ was televised in over twenty countries. He has also written a book on Wilde’s acquaintances called ‘The Oscar Wilde World of Gossip’ and his website is www.wildetheatre.co.uk.