Our New Girl

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Sometimes we have to take care of things we’re frightened of… You can’t know if you’re up to the job until that thing in front of you lives or dies.

Behind the shiny door of Hazel Robinson’s perfect London home, nothing is as it seems. Hazel’s plastic surgeon husband Richard has embarked on his latest charitable quest in Haiti, leaving the heavily-pregnant Hazel with a failing business and a problem son.

When a professional nanny arrives unannounced on the Robinsons’ doorstep, Hazel finds her home under the shadow of a perfect stranger with an agenda of her own.

 

Hot on the heels of No Romance, Nancy Harris’s hit play at the Abbey, Our New Girl is a startling psychological drama about the darker side of modern parenthood.

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Mark Bazeley

Mark Bazeley’s work in the theatre includes: The Seagull (National Theatre), Death of a Salesman (Lyric Theatre, West End), Suddenly Last Summer (West End, Sheffield Theatre, No 1 tour), Macbeth (Albery Theatre), Homebody/Kabul (Young Vic), Antarctica (Savoy Theatre), The Real Thing (Donmar), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Glasgow Citizens), Richard III, Julius Caesar, The Devil is an Ass (all at the Royal Shakespeare Company), Measure for Measure (Cheek by Jowl), Romeo and Juliet and The Soldiers (both at Glasgow Citizens Theatre).

Bazeley has also worked extensively in television. His credits include The Body Farm, The Accused, Mistresses, Hustle, Stacked, Spooks, The Shooting of Thomas Hurndall and Prime Suspect. Bazeley has also appeared in the films The Special Relationship, The Bourne Ultimatum and The Queen, as well as radio series The Raj Quartet, The Pillow Book, The Frederica Quartet and The Pallisers.

Denise Gough

Denise Gough plays Annie. Her theatre work includes Ahasverus (RSC), The Painter (Arcola Theatre), Plough and the Stars (Abbey Theatre), Jesus Hopped the A Train (Trafalgar Studios), The Birds (Gate Theatre, Dublin) and Six Characters in Search of an Author (Chichester Festival Theatre, Gielgud Theatre). For television, her credits include, Titanic: Blood and Steel, Waking the Dead, Silent Witness, Messiah and Tell Me Lies; and for film, The Kid, Robin Hood and Desire.

Kate Fleetwood

Theatre includes: London Road (National Theatre); Life is a Dream, Hecuba (Donmar Warehouse); Macbeth (Chichester Festival Theatre, Gielgud Theatre, BAM, Lyceum Theater – Broadway); Twelfth Night (Chichester Festival Theatre); The Winter’s Tale, Pericles (Royal Shakespeare Company); Othello (Northampton Theatre Royal); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bristol Old Vic); Love’s Labour’s Lost (National Theatre).

Television includes: Touch of Cloth, Sarah-Jane Adventures, Waking the Dead, Hustle.

Film includes: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, 77 Beds, Vanity Fair.

Jonathan Teale

Theatre includes: Les Miserables (Queens Theatre); Oliver! (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane).

Television includes: an advert for Atlas Editions (Sky Television), a David Suchet documentary (ITV).

Jonathan attends full-time theatre school at Italia Conti, and aspires to be a skateboarding champion or a video games designer.

Jude Willoughby

Theatre includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Daffodil Scissors (Italia Conti Associate Theatre).

Television includes: Annabel’s Kitchen (CITV), a music video for H the City Kid (MTV), and two commercials for Leap Pad.

Film includes: The Piano Player.

Jude is a keen musician who has played jazz piano in two public concerts. He loves acting, and hopes to do this later in life, as well as being a pilot. Jude attends Italia Conti Associate School in Clapham, where he studies acting, singing and dance. He is 10 years old.

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