Peter Pan Cast Announcement

1 year ago

Our next production Peter Pan is soon upon us! J.M. Barrie’s classic tale of friendship, courage and magic takes flight in this new adaptation, guaranteed to bring forth everyone’s inner child.

Tickets are selling fast so be sure to CLICK HERE and book your tickets today. This is a family adventure you won’t want to miss!

Running from the 6 – 29 of April.

With that, we are so excited to finally announce the incredible cast & creative team for this production.



Marley Lockhart as Peter Pan

Marley unsurprisingly started his acting career at a very young age inspired by both his Parents who were both performers with Television and West End credits. In 2013 he appeared as Fizzy in ‘Bugsy Malone’ at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith, the same year he appeared in a film called ‘Meet the Governors’ and then went on to co-star as a regular in Children’s popular television series as the very popular Jake in ‘The Millie Show’ for three series.

Holly Burns as Wendy

Holly is a Reading born actress, with bases in London and Manchester. She completed her training at ALRA North and Rose Bruford College in 2022. During her third year, Holly played the role of Alistair Ryle in an all female-cast of Laura Wade’s ‘Posh’, directed by Heather Carroll and Yusuf Khamisa. Other stage credits include Soldier in ‘Bad Roads’, directed by Megan Griffith.

Amy Ambrose as Hook & Mrs Darling

Amy returns to Reading Rep having previously starred as TITANIA in our adaptation of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. Amy’s other theatre credits include ROBIN in “Mums The Word” 2022 UK tour directed by Ian Good, “SALLY” in SPITTING IMAGE at The Kings head theatre and PRURIENCE in ‘south bank centre’ by Christopher Green.

Jak Ford Lane as Smee & Mr Darling

Jak is an experienced LAMDA teacher and director of Youth Theatre with a multitude of theatre credits including Agnes: The First Girl Guide (Very Serious Theatre Company), Matilda The Empress (Rabble), League of Youth (Riot), 46 Beacon (Hope Theatre), The Good Person of Sezchwann (East 15), The Three Sisters (East 15), The Winters Tale (East 15), Death of a Salesman (East 15), Detroit (East 15).

Joe Swift as Michael & Starkey

Joe is an actor and musician from Hampshire, UK. Theatre credits include: Camp Albion (The Watermill, Newbury); Pool (No Water) (The Royal Court); The Greatest Hits Of Lily And John (The Other Palace); Wonder Winterland (Soho Theatre).

Eugene Evans as John & Crookson 

Eugene is an Irish actor, currently living in Reading. Theatre credits include: Romeo & Juliet (Lyric Theatre) Teachers (Bruiser Theatre Company) Robin Hood (Hazlitt Theatre) Much Ado About Nothing (Tread the Boards Theatre) The Heresy of Love (Lyric Theatre) The Merchant of Venice (Bright Umbrella Theatre) Around the world in 80 days (Connected Learning Theatre).


REP COMPANY as The Lost Boys

Also joining the production is our very own REP COMPANY, made up of local young aspiring performers. The Rep Company for the production will be formed of Anvia Costa, Sam Francomb, David Hill, Aiden Marshall, Zoe Peters and Sharae Williams.


Alongside our cast we also want to announce the amazing creative team behind this production:


Chris Cuming – Director

Sèan Aydon – Dramaturg

Libby Todd – Set & Costume Designer

Jack Weir – Lighting Designer

Sam Glossop – Sound Designer

Kelvin Towse – Composer

Becky Livermore – Costume Supervisor

Rose Burston – Stage Manager

Grace Davidson – Assistant Director

Abi Miller – Assistant Director

Jamie Layfield – Assistant Sound Designer

Josh Waters – Assistant Stage Manager

Ma Yifei – Assistant Designer

Jordan Harris – Production Manager

Sean Laing – Associate Production Manager


We are so excited to watch this incredibly talented cast & creative team bring this adaptation to life, and bring you and you family a theatre experience you won’t ever forget!