Our Team

Rebecca Vaughan - Producer / Performer / Writer

Rebecca trained at ALRA following a degree in English Literature at Cardiff University. Film and television work includes Grace's Land (Fearnort Films), The Interview (BBC), The Dead (Channel 4), and an array of short films.

For Dyad Productions: Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, performer; Writer and performer, Christmas Gothic; performer, Dalloway; writer & performer, Female Gothic; performer, The Diaries of Adam & Eve; writer & performer, I, Elizabeth; writer & performer, Austen's Women. She also produced The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe for Dyad both at the Edinburgh Festival and its subsequent UK & international tours.

Other theatre includes: Jeepers Creepers (Leicester Square Theatre), The Picture of Dorian Gray (Bill Kenwright), Room 24 (Nuffield Theatre); Havisham (BAC); As associate artist with Lanternfish Theatre Company she played Hermia in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Mrs Hawkins in Treasure Island.

She studied physical theatre with Sachi Kimura (student of Philippe Gaulier) and continues her wider training at both The Actors Centre and City Lit.

Elton Townend Jones - Producer / Actor / Writer / Director

Elton wrote, directed and performed his first play aged 18, whilst studying Performing Arts in East Anglia and under Jude Kelly at West Yorkshire Playhouse. Early career highlights include: directing and acting in professional tours of Godber and Shakespeare (in roles such as ‘Puck’ and ‘Friar Lawrence’) and the short film ‘Dear Eve…’ (2001). He also played ‘Salieri’ in The Cockpit’s Amadeus, and wrote Cutting the Cord for Flying Eye (BAC, 2009).

Subsequently, he founded Dyad with Rebecca Vaughan with whom he has creatively produced each work, including I, Elizabeth and Austen's Women. He wrote and directed The Time Machine, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Dalloway and The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe (Samuel French, 2015). He also wrote and performed in The Diaries of Adam and Eve (StageScripts, 2013), script-edited Female Gothic, and directed Christmas Gothic.

Outside Dyad, he writes and edits prose fiction (including several works based on Doctor Who) and is a freelance journalist, writing about music, television, books and film. His plays have been performed across Europe, Australasia and the United States.

Kate Flanaghan - Costume Designer & Maker

Kate graduated from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a BA Honours in costume construction. Work for Dyad Productions include Costume Designer/Maker on The Time Machine, Christmas Gothic, Dalloway, Female Gothic, I, Elizabeth and Austen's Women, and Costume Supervisor on The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe and The Diaries of Adam and Eve. Selected costume maker credits include Young Men (Ballet Boys/BBC Films), Showboat (New London Theatre) Gypsy (Savoy Theatre), Dangerous Games (Lord of the Dance), Bill (BBC Films), The Lightning Child (Shakespeare’s Globe), Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare Company).

Kate is also a costume maker for Evolution Productions. Kate is Costume Supervisor for Bury Court Opera and has been Head of Wardrobe at Garsington Opera for seven years working on all productions from award winning The Cunning Little Vixen and critically acclaimed Eugene Onegin in 2016. kflanaghan@btopenworld.com Twitter: @KateFlanaghan

Danny Bright - Sound Designer / Composer / Recordist / Sonic Manipulator

Danny is a sound designer, composer, recordist and sonic manipulator working across the fields of music, performance, installation, theatre and media. His work has appeared on Channel 4, at the Hatton Gallery, V&A, Prague Quadrennial, Borealis Festival, NYCEMF, Semaine des Arts, British Science Festival, Brighton Digital Festival, and toured the UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the USA.

Credits include The Time Machine, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, Christmas Gothic and Dalloway for Dyad;

Poppa Plock’s Wonky Workshop (Handmade Mysteries); Passages of Time (Chisato Minamimura); Escape from the Planet of the Day that Time Forgot! (UK & international tour); Fall of the House of Usher (Central Standard Theatre, Kansas); Metamorphosis (Redbridge Drama Centre); Richard III: The Reburial (DSP); Nelson: A Sailor’s Story (UK & international tour); Crusoe (UK & international tour); Mata Hari: Female Spy (UK &amop; international tour); Bond (UK & international tour); Woyzeck (Redbridge Drama Centre); and Oh What a Lovely War (South Hill Park). Commissions and supporting organisations include Catalyst Arts, Arts Council England, Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts and Humanities Research Council, New Music Players, Octopus Collective, and MAGNA.

Martin Tucker - Lighting Designer / Technical Consultant

Martin became involved with performing arts at the age of 10 when he joined an amateur theatre company. From there he went on to study a BTEC ND in Performing Arts at West Herts College where he took a keen interest in technical theatre. To support his studies he also worked at The Dacorum Pavilion as a casual technician. After college Martin attended the University of Central Lancashire to study Music Theatre.

After University he started working at the Maltings Arts Theatre, St Albans. Here he started working with various theatre companies to relight and to come up with new designs for their shows. In 2010 Martin started working at the Old Town Hall, Hemel Hempstead where he continued to expand his knowledge of design.

Since 2013 Martin has worked closely with Dyad Productions coming up with original designs for their shows The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe, Dalloway, Christmas Gothic, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography and The Time Machine. Contact Martin at martintucker@live.co.uk

Ben Guest - Photographer

Ben's passion for imagery has inspired him to work as a freelance professional photographer in the industry since 1995. He has been able to combine photography with a love of travelling, working as a dive guide in the Coral Sea, making a short film and briefly studying architecture. He lives in London.

As well as being Dyad’s official photographer, his clients have included a diverse range of well-known brand names- such as B&B Italia, Sony, Debenhams, Harrods, BMW, Dixons, Littlewoods, Sotheby’s and Christies.

Ben specialises in studio still life, room sets, exteriors and interiors on location, as well as people and travel photography.

Using a uniquely personal style of lighting developed over time, he loves nothing more than composing and using light - with traditional or digital photographic methods - to make imagery something very special.

Ben also has library images available as stock photography and his personal work is available for purchase as limited edition, personally signed, fine art c-type prints.

Please contact Ben for more details.

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