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Jamie Beddard hams it up as Mack the Knife's henchman Mathias in the National Theatre's production of The Threepenny Opera

Jamie Beddard: from sociologist to top-class theatre director and disability arts activist – how did he get there?

Theatre-maker Tam Gilbert looks back on Jamie Beddard’s glittering career so far, from humble beginnings as a youth worker, to playing a starring role in the National Theatre’s production of the Threepenny Opera in 2016. He’ll return to the stage as The Messiah for a special performance of Handel’s classic ...

A photograph of Martin (Vic Llewellyn) and Matty (Nathan Bessell) in Myrtle Theatre's Up Down Man. Matty has his hand on Martin's chest.

Myrtle Theatre Company and Salisbury Playhouse ‘Up Down Man’

Up Down Man was at Salisbury Playhouse 24 February - 12 March 2016. It tells the moving story of a family struggling with bereavement. Centred around 29 year old Matty Butler (Nathan Bessell), who has Down’s Syndrome, Brendan Murray’s stand-alone play follows on from Myrtle Theatre Company’s  2010 production Up Down Boy (by ...

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