Cast & Crew


  • DirectorJon Sanders
  • Director of PhotographyDavid Scott
  • EditorGeorgius Misjura
  • ComposerDouglas Finch
  • Focus PullerAbi Osini
  • Sound RecordistsJeroen BogaertKarel van Bellingen
  • Sound Editor/MixerPeter Warnock
  • Colourist/Online EditorDamien Barnecutt
  • Camera AssistantGreg King
  • Production AssistantDanny McCarthy
  • Music RecordistKit Venables


  • MaggieEmma Garden
  • JuliaAnna Mottram
  • JackBob Goody
  • PennyPetra Markham
  • MaxineCharlotte Palmer
  • EdRichard Garaghty
  • StellaTanya Myers
  • IvanStephen Lowe

Anna Mottram

Anna is an actress with over 30 years experience in theatre, film and television. She has worked in theatre in Manchester, Coventry, Birmingham and Edinburgh and in London at the Kings Head, Soho Poly and Bush Theatre where she appeared in new work by writers such as Snoo Wilson, David Edgar and Howard Barker. Her own play Heart-throb (co-written with Jeremy Seabrook), which she also acted in, was produced at the Bush Theatre. Television appearances include: Play for Today, The Bill, Blind Justice, The Practice, Casualty, Fingersmith, Doctors and Holby City. Films include: Painted Angels (2000) which she co-wrote and also starred in alongside Brenda Fricker and Kelly McGillis and two independent feature films, made with her partner Jon Sanders, Low Tide (2007) and Late September (2010). She has recently appeared at the Lakeside theatre, Nottingham in Inside out of Mind, a play about dementia written and directed by Tanya Myers.

Bob Goody

Bob trained at RADA. Theatre work includes: Co-adaptor and performer in the Berlioz opera Beatrice and Benedict (Opera Comique, Paris), a musical version (with the Tiger Lillies) of The Little Match Girl (Theatre de la Ville, Paris), Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith), Chatsky (Almeida), RNT's Wind in the Willows (Old Vic), Darwin’s Flood (The Bush), A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist (Liverpool Playhouse), Ian Dury’s Apples (Royal Court), Trial of Frankenstein(Plymouth Theatre Royal), The Black Hole of Calcutta (National Theatre of Brent), Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors (Royal Shakespeare Company), The Arabian Nights Trilogy (Shared Experience). With Mel Smith (Smith and Goody) Bob co-wrote and performed three musical plays including /The Gambler (Comedy Theatre, West End). Television includes: EastEnders, Crusoe, Hotel Babylon, One Day in July, My Family and Other Animals, Ken Russell’s Treasure Island, Bleak House, Porterhouse Blue, Smith and Goody (comedy series). Film includes: Skyborn (short), The Great Ghost Rescue, Late September, Curtains (short), Low Tide, The Thief Lord, Lighthouse, Fire Ice and Dynamite, The Borrowers, The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover, The Prisoner of Zenda.

Emma Garden

Emma trained at Rose Bruford College. As Emma Williams, she has had a long and successful career in theatre and television. She was a founder member of Portable Theatre Workshop: Plays for Rubber Go-Go Girls and When We Dead Awaken. At the RSC work included Baal, Julius Caesar (Portia to Ben Kingsley's Brutus) and the original production of Privates on Parade at the Aldwych and Picadilly theatres. She was in East by Stephen Berkoff, (Regent Theatre), Everest Hotel by Snoo Wilson and Hearthrob by Jeremy Seabrook & Anna Mottram (both at Bush Theatre). She worked regularly at Oxford Playhouse and for Cambridge Theatre Company, touring Rattle of a Simple Man with Graeme Garden who she later married. Television work includes, The Sea, Danton's Death and Secret Army. After gaining a BA (HONS) Fine Art and working as a professional photographer, she came back to acting appearing in Jon Sander's film Late September.

Charlotte Palmer

Charlotte studied performance arts at Middlesex University. She went on to study clowning with John Wright, Philippe Gaulier and David Shiner.  Theatre includes:  Backbeat (Ahmanson, Los Angeles &Royal Alexandra, Toronto), Skellig (The Birmingham Stage Company/New Victory Theatre NYC), Bleak House (New Vic Theatre), Alice In Wonderland (New Vic Theatre) and Hitler’s Canary (Watford Palace Theatre). Television includes : My Family, Pulling, Coronation Street, Casualty, Meet The Parents, The Bill, Eastenders, Extras, Harry Enfield, Dom Jolly, Absolutely Fabulous, Doc Martin, 15 Storeys High and The Vicar Of Dibley Radio: Death comes to Time and Dante’s Inferno.  Film: Late September, Low Tide, Gyppo, Johnny be Good.

Tanya Myers

Actress/ Writer/ Co artistic director of Meeting Ground Theatre company. As an actress he has appeared Stephen Lowe's plays - Smile, Paradise, The Fox and The Vixens. Her national theatre appearances include: Glamour, Demon Lovers, Sunday's Children, Touched, Crimes of Passion, Be My Baby and singing with Cathy Le Surf/ Curt Glanz in Teeth like Razors. International performances include: Sale of the Demonic Women and Plaisirs d’Amour (Zofia Kalinska), Don Juan Who (Anna Furse and Mladinsko Theatre). Tanya calls her own plays “rites of passage” - Falling Angels, Shoes, Small Waves and Promise to My Mother. Her current work is based on dementia: Inside Out of Mind which she recently directed at Lakeside, Nottingham.  She has appeared on TV favourites Coronation Street, Heartbeat, The Bill, Emmerdale, Silent Witness, Holby City and Casualty. Films include: 24;7, Small Time, Room for Romeo Brass - all directed by Shane Meadows, The Trick by Rob Green, Oranges and Sunshine (Jim Loach), Control (Anton Corbijn) and Soulmate (Axelle Carolyn - new ghost film). Under the pseudonym of Juanita McMahon she's recorded over a hundred audio book bestsellers.

Petra Markham

Petra trained at the Webber Douglas Drama school and Oldham Rep. Since then has done extensive work in TV and theatre. She played Doreen in the cult gangster film Get Carter and danced with Max Wall at the Greenwich Theatre. Her TV work includes Criminal Justice and EastEnders and Ripping Yarns with Michael Palin. She recently worked at the Arcola Theatre in the play Heldenplatz.

Richard Garaghty

Richard has been working as an actor, comedian and street performer for over 20 years. He has performed his hugely popular one man street show at many theatre festivals across the world including Covent Garden Piazza, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The National Theatre, The Smirnoff Comedy Festival and the Cape Town Street Theatre Festival. Highlights include being part of the Rolling Stones World Hot Licks tour and guest appearances with Spymonkey at The Purcell Rooms, Glastonbury and at the Assembly Rooms at the Edinburgh Fringe. Other acting roles include a leading role in a Dr. Who BBC Radio play, starring at the Union Theatre in the play Monsieur D’eon, several roles in BBC short films and playing one of the huge robots in CBBC hit Mission 2110. He is currently appearing in the acclaimed variety show, Slightly Fat Features, which has just opened at the Edinburgh Festival in the Pleasance theatre.

David Scott

Director of Photography. Studied Civil Engineering and Law at University College London and worked as apprentice to an inventor then graduated from the London Film School having specialised in cinematography. Gained industry experience working as AC for cameramen such as Roger Deakins, Oliver Stapleton, Richard Greatrex, Dick Pope, on pop promos, commercials, documentaries and short films. First feature film as DP, Solo Per Amore in 1984 - directed by fellow LFS Alumnus Alessandro di Robilant. Has since shot many movies for cinema and TV, as well as commercials, short films and documentaries. Awards won by films include Prix Europa 1991; Emmy 1993, 1995; Berlin-Blue Angel 1994; Chicago-Silver Hugo 1998.

Douglas Finch

Douglas is a Canadian composer and pianist. After studies in Canada and at Juilliard in New York, he won a Silver Medal at the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition in Brussels. As well as performing extensively, he began in his 20’s to devote more time to composition as well as improvisation, for which he has become particularly acclaimed. After settling in London in 1993 he co-founded The Continuum Ensemble with conductor Philip Headlam, premiering over 40 new works and recording for Avie and NMC. As a composer, he has written works for piano, chamber ensemble, orchestra, theatre and film. Last November, his Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra was premièred by Rivka Golani and the Canadian Sinfonietta at Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto. Back to the Garden is his fourth collaboration with Jon Sanders and Anna Mottram. Douglas is currently Professor of Piano and Composition at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in Greenwich.