Mario plays Venerio. He is a British/Italian actor based in Los Angeles and London. He trained at Rose Bruford College in London and has worked extensively in theatre, film and TV both in the UK and the US. Films include The da'Vinci code and Nine. He has voiced the character of Vult Skerris in the animated series Star Wars Rebels for Disney. He also teaches Commedia dell'Arte and mask work and is a faculty member at Theatre of Arts school in Los Angeles.
James plays Alex. He is the writer/creator/director of the psychedelic noir audio drama podcast “What's The Frequency?”. In addition he has appeared in many other podcasts as a voice actor. Most notably as the voice of Michael Tate on the audio drama podcast “Greater Boston”, Robert Montague on “Tides” and Scott Sweet on “1994” and Azrael on “Minefire”. He's also had guest appearances on “ars Paradoxica”, “The Strange Case of Starship Iris”, “Alba Salix”, “Lake Clarity”, “Big Data”, “Jim Robbie and the Wanderers”, “Oakpodcast”, “The Haven Chronicles”, and “Radiation World”. He has also worked as director and sound designer for the podcast short “Old Fashioned Hell House” written by Jonathan Goldberg.
Felix Trench plays Bartholomew. He is a British actor. His audio work includes Wooden Overcoats (Wooden Overcoats Ltd.) and Zombies, Run! (Six to Start) as well as a number of other podcast dramas and sitcoms. Screen includes Doctors (BBC), Hollyoaks (Lime Pictures), History Bombs (History Bombs Ltd.), short films and commercials. Stage credits include classical and contemporary theatre and storytelling at, among others, London's Old Red Lion, King's Head and Southwark Playhouse theatres, and VAULT. He writes and performs short fiction which he publishes at patreon.com/felixtrench.
Gemma co-stars in the episode Niseag. She also voices Northcott. She is an accomplished comedy writer and actor, having written for and performed in a huge number of television projects including Tracey Ullman’s Show (BBC), Tracey Breaks the News (BBC,) Upstart Crow (BBC), Dave Gorman’s Modern Life is Goodish (Dave) and Bravest Warriors (Cartoon Hangover), Class Dismissed (CBBC) and Vic Reeves’ Ministry of Curious Stuff (CBBC). Her “What were you wearing?” sketch for Tracey Ullman was featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, Mirror, Metro and more, with over 35 million views on Facebook and was BBC Comedy’s highest rated video of 2017.
Layla plays Egyptologist 1/ Cleo. She is a British actress currently based in Oxford. She is best known as the voice of Clara Entwhistle in the podcast “Victoriocity”, for which she was nominated for an Audio Verse award. Other voice over credits include “The Lights of Witchywood”, “Castle of Horror” and “A Little Bedtime Horror”. In 2017 she originated the roles of Kate and Jenny in “The Sgt Pepper Show” (Eleven One Theatre), a fusion of theatre and music focusing on the final days of Brian Epstein. Other recent theatre credits include “Kindertransport”, “Bronte”, “All My Sons” and “Sense and Sensibility”. Photo: Hannah Wilmshurst
Karim plays Egyptologist 2. He has been a professional performer for more than 20 years, originally working as a medieval entertainer. With plays and film added to his professional repertoire, Karim now loves directing as much as performing. Trained at City Lit in London after first working behind the microphone at BFBS, he specializes in narration and audio drama. He has a powerful and flexible voice, capable of delivering a wide range of characters. He has also appeared in "What's The Frequency", "A Scottish Podcast", and "Witchhunter: The Beast of the Western Wilds”.
Alex Scott Fairley
Alex plays Ant. He is a stage actor who studied English at Jesus College, Oxford. Alex's recent theater credits include appearing at Pitlochry Festival Theatre as Mary Sunshine in Chicago, James Joyce in Travesties, and Lieutenant Spicer in Quality Street. In previous seasons there he has appeared in High Society, Absurd Person Singular, People, The Ruling Class, A Chorus of Disapproval, Lady Windermere’s Fan and Hello, Dolly! His other credits include Round The Horne (Apollo Theatre); The Shakespeare Revue, (UK Tour); Stiles and Drewe’s The Three Little Pigs (UK Tour); Blood Brothers (Phoenix); Flahooley! and Mexican Hayride (Sadler’s Wells); Enjoy! (York Theatre Royal); A Capital Affair (Vienna’s English Theatre); Doctor Faustus (Creation, Oxford); Pool (Brockley Jack); The Tempest (Winchester Theatre Royal); Alice in Wonderland, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Guildford Shakespeare Company); The Way To Keep Him (Artifice). His German-language credits include Was Ihr Wollt and Romeo und Julia (Openhouse, Vienna). As a puppeteer he worked on Midnight (Peacock, London); and Monstersaurus (UK Tour) and has toured the USA with The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child, Room On The Broom and Pigeon Party! He also appears regularly as a villain in pantomime in the UK. He also works as a proof-reader and translator, for everyone from Volkswagen to the University of Bern. His translation work for the stage includes Der Grüffelo for Junges Theater, Bonn. His website is www.alexscottfairley.com.
Thomas plays Richard. He is an actor of stage and screen, and graduate of the University of Bath and Drama Studio London. He has worked extensively in theatre, including work at Stafford Shakespeare Festival, The King’s Head Theatre and numerous touring productions. He is an experienced audiobook reader and voiceover artist; he has narrated over 100 audiobook titles, including works by Bernard Cornwell, Tony Parsons and Enid Blyton.