Cast and Crew
John is an actor and writer from West London. He has appeared in various productions on the stage of the Judi Dench
Playhouse, including Orin in Little shop of Horrors, Shelley in Bloody Poetry, Michael in Festen, Banquo in Macbeth
and Henry Law in When the Rain Stops Falling, as well as productions in The Stanislavsky Studio where he has played
Neil in Dogs Barking, Herod/Joseph in the Flint Street Nativity and Martin in The Saliva Milkshake. He also writes,
performs and directs for The Errors of Comedy sketch group, who have appeared in various venues around London. He
has written plays that have performed on the Camden Fringe and selected for The Science Fiction Theatre festival.
Gillian Horgan is from Cork, and trained at Drama Studio London. Audio credits include: The Bureau of Lost
Things (LCW), Grass (Hidden Theatre), The Tragedy of Mariam and The Play of Love (Beyond Shakespeare), Sketch,
Please! (Podcast Pioneers).
Theatre credits include: She Moved Through the Fair: The Legend of Margaret Barry (Kings Place), Sketchley Park
(Canal Café Theatre), That Mad Little Planet Called Earth (Theatre503), A Place (Bridewell Theatre), #nofilter
(Bread & Roses Theatre), Storyteller (New Wimbledon Studio), No Dogs (White Bear Theatre), Tilt (Cockpit Theatre).
Screen credits include: The Widow, Reveries, Hungry Dogs, Persona Non Grata, The Wives Did It, The Inner Life of Veronica.
Clive (and assorted royalty)
Steve Kent has appeared in many stage productions including Birthday Suite (English Theatre of Hamburg),
Crimes of Passion (Edinburgh Fringe) and in many comedy sketch shows over the years. His audio credits
include The Lost Tape of History Podcast (Since 79 Productions) and Not Stalking David Tennant (Edinburgh
Fringe). He is also a regular on the stand-up open mic circuit.
Various characters including Lady Michaela
Holly is from Nottinghamshire, now based in West London. Other voice work includes Nancy in 'Double Act', a radio play
about Agatha Christie's disappearance and Lady MacDuff in 'Lady MacDuff', both for Political Art. These have featured
on regional and hospital radio stations across the country.
Voice work for Evcol Entertainment includes roles in; 'Flat Stuck and Roundabout Dead', 'Deer Hunt', 'The Boy Who Would
Save the World' and 'PA'ing'.
Headshot courtesy of Claire Grogan.
Various characters including Jeffrey Clawson
Screen Credits include role in major Warner Brothers movie out next year, Robot Overlords for Embankment Films, Two
Days in the Smoke for Slate4Films.
Tom's theatre credits include Luna Park for Stonecrabs Theatre Co, A Certain Person for Ovation Productions, Autobahn
Radio credits include Audible, Wireless Theatre Company and Roundhouse Radio.
Various characters including Victor Vortex
Kevin is a computer programmer by day and comedy fan by night. The Sword That Explodes is his first attempt at voice acting.
Various characters including Ruby Lightning
Elise Whyte audio credits include Jasper Dragon Series (Audiobook), Art of Embroidery (Educational) and Save the Children
(Advert). She has also appeared as the Yoga Girl for Propel (Commercial) and Ugly Sister in Cinderella Pantomimes in
multiple venues around the UK. Elise is a comedy writer and actor for BBC Sesh.
Ian the Druid (Episode 5)
Tom Crowley is a writer, actor and comedian. He plays Eric Chapman in podcast sitcom Wooden Overcoats and plays Inspector
Fleet in podcast comedy drama Victoriocity. He has also performed in productions for BBC Radio 4, Fremantle Media and
Somethin' Else. He has written for Wooden Overcoats, BBC Radio 4Extra, Six to Start and Bafflegab Productions. His solo
sketch comedy podcast Crowley Time is available on all podcast apps and at
Co-producer/co-director/various characters including Dickie Deville
Keif Gwinn is a London-based Director and Producer with over a decade of experience in the creative industry. Recent work
includes satirical web series British Rationals and short film Russian Whispers, both of which he created, directed and
produced. Other credits include Director of Photography/Editor for web comedy series 'The Intrepid Adventures of
Pamplemousse Lautrec', Co-Director/Producer of short comedy 'The Man With His Fingers In His Ears' and Producer/Editor for
web comedy series 'Ground Rules' and 'Spads'. He generally appears in his work as a voice over, which is perfect for this
Olly's play The Boring Room was produced at VAULT Festival in 2018. He also wrote an episode of the podcast sitcom The
Bureau of Lost Things from the London Comedy Writers group.
Nick is a writer and former Press Association sports journalist now turning his self-described talents to comedy. Recent
credits include satirical web series British Rationals (writer/producer), London Comedy Writers presents Sketchley Park
(writer) at the Canal Cafe Theatre and The Intrepid Adventures of Pamplemousse Lautrec (actor, general lugger around
of lights). The Sword That Explodes is his first foray into the world of audio comedy and, hopefully, not his last.
Stefan is a freelance engineer/editor living in London. He is also a musician. Find more of his work on