Composer and Co-lyricist
Marcus graduated from East 15’s Acting and Stage Combat course in 2019. He has scored many films and games over the last 7 years, but Blodlina is his first musical to date!
Combining his passions for metal music, rhythmic complexity and fighting for stage & screen, Blodlina’s soundtrack is Marcus in a nutshell!
Book writer and Co-lyricist
Nathan graduated from East 15’s Acting and Stage Combat course in 2019. During his time there, he created his first show, Vic-Tory-Us which sent him on his writing journey. This is Nathan’s first stint in musical theatre, and he is delighted to be creating in an art form that he began enjoying from a young age.
After completing the ABRSM syllabus and winning awards for her piano playing by the age of 15, Vicky went on to complete a degree in Music, taught as Head of department and spent 12 years as Director of Expressive Arts. A real life warrior, she regularly takes part in historical sword fighting tournaments and is one of a few armoured females in the sport. Vicky’s passion and experience brings the heart of Blodlina alive.
Stephen Graham and Hilary Townley
Stephen Graham and Hilary Townley are delighted to be working with VNM to produce Blodlina.
Their first collaboration was the critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s Venus and Adonis at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and its subsequent London run (The Rose Playhouse). They co-produced Wireless Operator which premiered at the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe and subsequently sold out at two Best of Festival Seasons in London (Park Theatre and Pleasance London). For the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2021 they brought Jeremy Sassoon’s MOJO to the Pleasance, which returns this year (Assembly Checkpoint). They are also co-producing Deaf Ears at Pleasance Below.
Stephen’s first production was at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with Hauptman by John Logan, which won a Fringe First. Amongst other shows, he went on to produce John Logan’s first play Never The Sinner at the Playhouse Theatre, London. The production was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Hilary’s acting credits include leading roles in acclaimed productions for the RSC, the West End, Broadway and as a founder member of Deborah Warner’s award-winning Kick Theatre. Most recently she was seen in After All These Years by Giles Cole. She has worked in TV and radio and as a presenter for London’s LBC Radio Drivetime show. After working on the B. Supreme Festival for Women in Hip Hop at the South Bank for several years, she worked with The Noontide Sun to produce Patrick Süskind’s The Double Bass in London.
Graham & Townley Productions are pioneering a groundbreaking approach to funding live theatre through the use of NFTs (non-fungible tokens). They have launched The Viking NFT – a series of unique digital works of art specifically to fund Blodlina.