• The Unspoken | Q&A with Writer & Director, Jody Medland

    August 8, 2018 Blog

    How did The Unspoken come about?

    The first draft was written back in 2003. I was experimenting with the playbook format as I’d never written a play before. At the time, I was also curious about how disgraceful a character’s actions had to be before the audience would refuse to forgive them, so I was testing a few emotional boundaries. I never looked at the script again until last year, when Actor Awareness set “class” as …

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  • Ellen Lilley

    August 7, 2018 Actors

    ELLEN LILLEY is a phenomenal up-and-coming talent from Newcastle who specialises in comedy, drama and musical theatre.

    She had two years training in musical theatre at Sage Academy of Performing Arts, where she honed her skills as an actor, singer and dancer. Since graduating, Ellen has also broken into stand-up comedy and performs regularly in London.

    Her youthful, innocent look allows her to play roles much younger than she is, which makes her a strong option for …

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  • Man Down

    July 2, 2018 In Development

    Title
    Man Down

    Project Format
    A one-off 60 / 90-minute TV documentary

    Genre
    Documentary / Special Interest

    Logline
    He served a country that never served him

    Short Description
    Kevin Williams, born on 24th November 1988, was the youngest rifleman in the 1st Battalion Royal Green Jackets, a trained mercenary, a Muay Thai fighter, a sufferer of PTSD, which led him to take his own life. Man Down examines the support structure for British troops and veterans, comparing it to systems offered to soldiers around …

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  • Events and Promotions

    June 20, 2018 Services

    With a vast range of skills on the books at Pen Works Media, we’re well equipped to staff, run and manage promotions, activations and events, which has been a staple of our work since 2011.

    Jody Medland | Event Manager, Brand Ambassador

    Jody has worked in promotions since 2002 as an EM and a BA, becoming an important part of experiential companies such as People People (RPM), ID Staffing, Mash Marketing and Promote. Whilst working at OnBrand …

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  • Arkar Hayne

    May 30, 2018 Actors

    ARKAR HAYNE is a British East Asian actor, born in Myanmar and raised in south east London.

    Arkar trained at ALRA through the Yellow Earth Academy programme and left with the confidence, skills and abilities to prepare him for the industry. He is trained in stage combat to an advanced level, and he taught himself to play the ukulele.

    Hayne recently perform at the foreign good 3 at the Arcola theatre in Kouhau, and he wishes to …

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  • Suzy Gill

    May 29, 2018 Actors

    SUZY GILL trained at Drama Studio London (1 Year Acting) and the University of East Anglia (Drama & English Literature).

    She’s a prolific stage actress, with recent roles including Carmen (The Balcony), Bella (The Twilight Zone), Clara (Sublime) Alice (Walk of Shame), Anna (White Feathers) and Hortensia (The Taming of the Shrew).

    Suzy is also a playwright and a spoken word poet, which explains why the power of her delivery is so strong and engaging. And the …

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  • Rose Trustman

    May 24, 2018 Actors

    ROSE TRUSTMAN is a charismatic actress with a versatile range that spans from classical period to contemporary pieces. She has a flair for comedy, and is a particularly strong character actress.

    She trained at East 15 Acting School and graduated with distinction. She’s a highly competent musician who can read and write music, as well as learn quickly by ear, playing the violin and piano to Grade 6 standard. Alongside this, she’s a Mezzo Soprano singer.

    Rose …

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  • Emily Ellis

    May 22, 2018 Actors

    EMILY ELLIS is a uniquely talented actress who possesses a light-hearted comedic side.

    She recently played the lead in the immersive theatre show Delectably Dead and has built an impressive portfolio in film, most notably Netflix and Chill with Bae, directed by Austin Staton.

    Emily had three years advanced training in Acting & Stage Combat at East 15 Acting School where she came out with various physical skills, ranging from sword fighting and unarmed combat to theatrical …

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  • Phoebe Rhodes

    May 18, 2018 Actors

    PHOEBE RHODES is an actress, singer and writer from Devon who graduated from the London College of Music in April 2018 with a BA Hons in acting. Before this, she trained classically in Stratford Upon Avon with Year Out Drama, who are linked with the RSC.

    She toured a new writing show, titled China Doll: A Neuropera in Four Seasons throughout fringe venues in Devon, London and Edinburgh, and she’s very keen to expand on her …

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  • Hannah Tarrington

    May 18, 2018 Actors

    HANNAH TARRINGTON is a gifted actress with strengths in both comedy and drama. She displayed this versatility when playing the lead role in a short film about suicide, and then brought the house down with laughter at The Lyric in Hammersmith.

    Having trained in TV, Film and theatre, Hannah also boasts a host of skills, including horse riding, swimming, singing and dancing. She’s a well rounded performer, and her youthful look also mean she’s able to …

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