The Feast

a short film

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katie leung 

as Hayley

Katie brings the perfect juxtaposition of youthful openness and knowing determination to her starring role as the self-determined, hard-headed Hayley.

She garnered a global following as Cho Chang in the Harry Potter series; she has recently wrapped filming with Jackie Chan on The Foreigner.

She has also starred in RUN (Channel 4) and ONE CHILD on the BBC, in addition to successful runs in the widely acclaimed plays The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism (Hampstead Theatre) and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's Snow in Midsummer

The Times called Snow in Midsummer "gripping and affecting ... graceful and impassioned."

She was named one of BAFTA’s Breakthrough Brits in 2014.

joan walker

as The Attendant

Joan is a veteran film, stage, musical actor, and voiceover artist. She brings a nuanced balance of biting acuity and distant refinement to the mysterious Attendant, the Count's longtime helper.

In addition to her film roles in Franklyn, Nothing Short of a Miracle, and Gaelle Mourre's Awakening, Joan's many TV & theatre credits include Tanya (in Mamma Mia world tour), The History Boys (National Theatre), Macbeth (Sam Wanamaker Theatre), Coronation Street, Kiss Me Kate, Why We Went to War, A Wing and a Prayer.

As a voiceover artist, Joan has acted in over 500 BBC radio plays. She is the front of house welcoming voice at BAFTA. She has narrated countless audiobooks and is the proud winner of AudioFile's Earphones Award and the Library Journal's Best audiobook of 2016 both for Britt-Marie Was Here. 

Joan trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and began her acting career at the Dukes Playhouse, Lancaster. 

jonathan Kemp

as The Count

The veteran screen and stage actor Jonathan Kemp is the urbane and enigmatic Count. 

His television experience includes Closer [Columbia Pictures], The Visitor [BBC], Hustle [Kudos/BBC], The Minor Character by Will Self [Sky Arts] and How Proust Can Change Your Life [BBC].

Jonathan's theatre credits include The Tempest at The Globe Theatre, Rome and Abu Dhabi, The Mystery of Irma Vep and Oh, The Humanity - for both, he was nominated for Best Actor Offie.

Previously he appeared in Yes, Prime Minister [No 1 Tour], Peter Pan [National Theatre], The Hobbit [Queen’s Theatre, West End], and the original production of The 39 Steps [North Country Theatre].

Jonathan has also directed extensive UK tours of Pinter’s The Dumb Waiter and The Lover, David Copperfield, Chekhov’s Shorts, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and European tours of Animal Farm, Lady Windermere’s Fan, and The Picture of Dorian Gray.

anthony tayo

as Mark

After 2 years of classical training at Drama Studio London in Ealing, Anthony hasn't stopped working since graduating last year July. He most recently starred in the newest Cox Contour TV advert, airing this fall in America.

Anthony also appeared in Talawa Theatre's production of 'Hatch' in 2016 to rave reviews.

He is currently a member of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

 

kieran slade

as Michael

A bilingual native of Belgium, Kieran trained in Drama at Loughborough University. 

Kieran is currently finishing his postgraduate training at Drama Studio London.