Hair Police: Cast

EMERALD CRANKSON

Emerald is an actress, writer and director.

Radio credits include BBC4 radio’s WORLD OF CURLS and her TV/film credits include YOUNGERS (E4) and has appeared in YOUNGERS (Big Talk for E4), she has also performed at Young Vic and Theatre503.

Emerald was the Assistant Director DEATH OF A SALESMAN, at Piccadilly Theatre (ATG), starring Wendall Pierce and Sharon D.Clarke, after assisting on the successful 5 star run at the Young Vic. She has been shortlisted for the JMK Directors award and has assisted Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne. Emerald is under commission by Common Wealth Theatre to write and perform her play ‘ME TOO. WHAT NEXT? 

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RICHARD SANDERSON

Richard grew up in Leamington Spa and moved to London to train as an actor at The Poor School and then spent 3 years touring Shakespeare all over Europe. On-screen roles in Netflix’s MEDAL OF HONOUR,  Christopher Nolan’s DUNKIRK ,CHARIOTS OF FIRE sequel, ON WINGS OF EAGLES with Joseph Fiennes. Richard now resides in Los Angeles.

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SOFIA ENGSTRAND

Sofia Engstrand can currently be seen in THE LIBERATOR (Netflix) as a distraught German wife. In 2020 before the world changed, Sofia squeezed in a run of BLOW at VAULT Festival, since then she has been busy recording audiobooks for Penguin, Pan Macmillan and Harper Collins amongst others. In 2019 Sofia was in the Offie nominated ensemble piece VILLAIN INTERRUPTED at The Camden Fringe Festival and RACE TODAY at Bernie Grants Arts Centre. Sofia has trained in Clown, Le Jeu and Bouffon at Ecole Philippe Gaulier in France and in improv comedy at The Free Association in London and The Groundlings in LA.”

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ELIZABETH ARENDS

Elizabeth is a writer and actress who most recently appeared alongside Joseph Fiennes in the period drama ON WINGS OF EAGLES, and as the lead in the Electric Entertainment horror film ALONE. She also recently starred in acclaimed stage play LOOT, winning a Robby award for her turn as the conniving Nurse Fay. Originally from the UK, Elizabeth trained as a ballet dancer at Northern Ballet before touring with a Shakespeare company and working at various theaters around London. Since moving to Los Angeles Elizabeth has appeared in television series such as LETHAL WEAPON (Fox); BATTLE OF THE SEXES (Lifetime); and will next be seen in the Universal Pictures film ABRUPTIO, alongside Jordan Peele.

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DAVID BONNICK JR.

Theatre credits include HIGH RISE STATE OF MIND (Battersea Arts Centre), NESTING (Watermill Theatre) Malcolm in MACBETH (The Scope), GIFTED (White Bear), THE DAY THE WATERS CAME (Sheffield Crucible) THE RESPECT OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH (Museum Of London),  DOVERS (Kings Head Theatre), SCRATCHED OUT The Urban Musical (Riverside Studios) AND HITLER WROTE 20 POP SONGS HAVE YOU HEARD THEM? (Battersea Arts Centre)

 

TV/Film credits include FLORENCE BALLARD: AUTOPSY, GUERRILLA (Sky), PRIME SUSPECT (ITV) Bobby in WHITNEY AND BOBBY ADDICTED TO LOVE (Channel 5), EASTENDERS (BBC)

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TYLER FAYOSE

Stage credits include Don Pedro in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Lorenzo / Prince Of Morocco in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Globe Theatre), Louis in BARBARIANS by Barrie Keeffe, Sean in CREATIVES by Irvine Welsh (Pleasance Theatre) DEMONS (Splitmoon Theatre Company), HELEN (Actors of Dionysus) TOILET, (Southwark Playhouse/Old Red Lion Theatre) FAMILY (Cockpit Theatre) and AIN'T NO LAW AGAINST FISH ‘N’ CHIPS by Rose Leweinstein (Soho Theatre).

 TV & Film credits include SKY Universal’s Drama Series ‘DEPARTURE’ (currently out in USA on Peacock TV) CASUALTY (BBC), MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION, (Paramount), ‘SKYBOUND’ (Visionz) and short films JUST A GIRL, WEAVE WARS, M.A.N and CUSTOM BUILT

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NATALIE DUVALL

Natalie has performed at the Old Vic, The Pleasance, Arcola Theatre, Leicester Square Theatre and Stratford Circus and in touring concerts. Television credits include 50 WAYS TO KILL YOUR LOVER (Discovery ID) and series regular in the comedy BROTHERS WITH NO GAME (London Live) and appeared in the TV series 50 WAYS TO KILL YOUR LOVER (Discovery ID).

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KANDACE CAINE

Kandace is an actress, voice-over artist, producer, writer and director.

Kandace appeared in the franchise THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE, which won awards at Fright Fest and festivals around the world. Kandace has spent the past two years working for Warner Brothers as a voice-over artists on major video games premiering this year.

She directed the stage-play ALL THE COLORS about a woman’s survival in the Sierra Leone Civil War aftermath. The show won Best Play at the Los Angeles Women’s Festival Awards. 

Recently, WRPN Global Webisode Competition presented Kandace with the Excellence Award for her web series KIDS LEARN SO MUCH.

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