Cast: Being Human

Barrett Robertson

Barratt started acting at the age of 6 when he joined the Coventry Belgrade youth theatre where he was involved in many productions. He trained at Stratford on Avon College and has subsequently worked on stage in the UK tour in Porridge, as the lead role of Tobias in Other at The Drum, Gangsta Rapture at mac, Birmingham and in The Capital Festival which celebrates new writing. On television appearances include Casualty, The Bill, and Doctors.  In 2010 he featured in the feature film Clubbed.

Benedict Hastings

Ben-Hastings-Being-Human-Poetry-in-Performance

Benedict studied Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. Roles with the University societies have included Alan Strang in Equus, Octavius Caesar in Antony and Cleopatra, Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Reverend John Hale in The Crucible, Azdak/ensemble in The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011), Louis in Angels in America: Parts 1 & 2, Gabriel Law in When The Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell, Robert Martin in The Drowsy Chaperone by Bob Martin and Don Mckellar, and Jim in All My Sons. He has also worked with Birmingham’s Crescent Theatre, taking the role of Mark Antony in Julius Caesar in 2011.

Elinor Middleton 

Elinor was a member of the National Youth Theatre from 2003 – 2010 and has subsequently trained with The Actors Temple in London and The Story Room Theatre Company in Budapest. Her stage work includes Fool’s Paradise for Nu Century Arts at The Drum in Birmingham, Ay Mango Theatre’s A Woman of No Importance and Lady Windemere in Lady Windemere’s Fan at the Blue Orange Theatre. Elinor has traveled extensively throughout Eastern Europe and has worked with theatre companies in Hungary and Romania.

 

Rochi Rampal 

Rochi-Rampal-Headshot

Rochi’s theatre performance includes Black Country Touring (Eat!, The Corner Shop), Stan’s Cafe (The Anatomy of MelancholyThe Cardinals), Birmingham Rep (Peter Pan), and other Midlands theatre companies such as The Play House, Women & Theatre and Hearth. Rochi has also performed in Theatre Writing Partnerships’ Momentum Festivals, Kali Theatre’s Shared Memories, and toured nationally with Rasa & Oxfordshire Theatre Company’s Handful of Henna. TV & Radio includes BBC Ragdoll’s Brum, and The Sikh Wedding Crashers for BBC Asian Network. She co-wrote Reliable Witness for Birmingham Book Festival, and scripted both The Corner Shop (Foursight Theatre and Black Country Touring), and Eat! (BCT and Birmingham Rep).