It’s Press Night tonight for Paul Kemp who plays Toad in The Wind in the Willows at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. Directed by Ian Brown and choreographed by Sainou’s Lucy Hind, the much loved family riverbank classic has been adapted by Leeds-born Alan Bennett and designed by Colin Richmond. Chief Weasel is played by Sainou’s Jack Whitam and the show runs until 19 January 2013.
The West Yorkshire Playhouse remains at the forefront of the UK’s producing theatres and is currently part-funded by Arts Council England, National Lottery and Leeds City Council. The rest of its income is made up of ticket sales, fundraising and donations. They build and rehearse their own shows and regularly collaborate with other major regional producing theatres and companies, with many of the shows transferring to London’s West End.Overview
Paul has worked widely across theatre, recently appearing in the The Audience at the Nuffield Southampton directed by Samuel Hodges.
His previous theatre credits include Imperium for the RSC at the Gielgud Theatre, Richard III at the Arcola Theatre, Smee in Wendy And Peter Pan with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Ghost Stories West End, The Lady From The Sea at The Manchester Royal Exchange, The Crucible at Regent's Park Open Air Festival, My Wonderful Day and Woman in Mind Vaudeville Theatre, West End and New York and How The Other Half Loves for The Sir Peter Hall Company.About Sainou
Sainou means talent and that’s what we’re all about.
Based in the heart of Shoreditch, Sainou represents a select list of actors including International industry award winners, household names and some of the finest, young British talent working today.
Clients are represented by agents David Marsden, Paul Martin & Hermione Halpin, with assistance from Kristian Wall, Amy Duffell and Amy McGivern. We work together as a close team covering all media with particular focus on Film, Television and Theatre in both the UK and overseas.