Cast & Crew

Directed by Jon Sanders
Produced by Anna Mottram & Jon Sanders


  • Cinematography byDavid Scott
  • EditorJamie Benyon
  • ComposerDouglas Finch
  • Production Sound MixerMick Duffield
  • Boom OperatorÉtienne Séguin Dores
  • Focus PullerAbi Osini
  • GripGlyn Fielding
  • Camera AssistantTim Warner
  • Re-recording MixerRaoul Brand
  • Sound EditorRob Szeliga
  • Online Editor/ColouristAlex Grigoras
  • Executive ProducerAlex Sainsbury


  • DotJosie Lawrence
  • PhoebeTanya Myers
  • TomJames Northcote
  • MonicaAnna Mottram
  • BillyBob Goody

Josie Lawrence

Josie is an actress and comedienne. She first became a household name in Whose Line Is It Anyway? for Channel 4 and is a founder member of The Comedy Store Players with whom she still performs. As an actress she won the Peggy Ashcroft Award for Taming of the Shrew at RSC, and went on to star in the West End in The King and I at the London Palladium and Acorn Antiques:The Musical at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket. On screen, she had her own Channel 4 series Josie and co-starred in the feature film Enchanted April. She has appeared in numerous television dramas and sitcoms and played Aunt Eller in Oklahoma for Chichester Festival Theatre. Most recently she starred in Jonathan Harvey's new play Our Lady of Blundellsands at the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool.

Tanya Myers

Actress/ Writer/Theatre Director. Her play about dementia which she also directed, Inside Out of Mind won the National Lottery Prize in 2016. As an actress in has appeared in Stephen Lowe's plays - Smile, Paradise, The Fox and The Vixens - and many others including singing with Cathy Le Surf in Teeth like Razors (Brecht, Weill and Eisler.) She has appeared in numerous TV series and soaps and film appearances include 24:7, Small Time, Room for Romeo Brass - all directed by Shane Meadows, Control (Anton Corbijn) and Oranges and Sunshine (Jim Loach). This is her third film with director Jon Sanders following Back to The Garden and A Change in the Weather. Under the pseudonym Juanita McMahon she's narrated hundreds of audiobook bestsellers

James Northcote

James read English at Cambridge university where he acted with Footlights and the Marlowe Society. His first screen role was in Andrea Arnold’s Wuthering Heights which premiered at Venice Film Festival. Since then he has worked with Lars Von Trier in Nymphomaniac, Amma Asante on Belleand A United Kingdom and with Morten Tyldum in Academy Award winning Imitation Game. Television includesEndeavour, The Suspicions of Mr Witcher, SSGB, Life in Squares and Silk for the BBC. Stage work includes plays at Sheffield Crucible, Chichester Festival Theatre and The Taming of the Shrew (Globe Theatre). James appeared alongside Helen Mirren in HBO’s Catherine The Great and currently stars in Netflix series The Last Kingdom.

Anna Mottram

Anna has worked in theatre in Manchester, Coventry, Birmingham and Edinburgh and in London at the Kings Head, Soho Poly and Bush Theatre in works by Snoo Wilson, Howard Barker, David Edgar as well as in Heart-throb co-written with Jeremy Seabrook. Television includes: Play for Today,The Bill,The Practice, Casualty, Fingersmith, Doctors and Holby City. She co-wrote, with husband/director, Jon Sanders, and starred in Painted Angels with Brenda Fricker and Kelly McGillis. Since then she and Jon have made four independent feature films together, most recently A Change in the Weather . She toured in Inside out of Mind, by Tanya Myers and appeared at the Finborough Theatre in The Passing of the Third Floor Back .

Bob Goody

Bob’s theatre work includes: The Berlioz opera Beatrice Beatrice and Benedict (Opera Comique, Paris), with the Tiger Lillies' musical, The Little Match Girl (Theatre de la Ville, Paris), RNT's Wind in the Willows (Old Vic), The Black Hole of Calcutta with the National Theatre of Brent; he has also has worked with the RSC and Shared Experience. With Mel Smith, Bob co-wrote and performed in the The Gambler (Comedy Theatre). Television includes: Fleabag, Crusoe, Porterhouse Blue, (comedy series). Film includes: The Borrowers and The Prisoner of Zenda. Bob is a well-known performance poet and has performed his shows at Pleasance, Edinburgh Festival, Soho Theatre and more. This is his fifth feature film with Jon Sanders.

David Scott

Cinematographer. Studied Civil Engineering and Law at University College London then graduated from the London Film School having specialised in cinematography. His first feature film was Solo Per Amore in 1984 directed by fellow LFS Alumnus Alessandro di Robilant with whom he went on to shoot 10 more films, winning awards including Prix Europa 1991; Emmy 1993, 1995; Berlin-Blue Angel 1994; Chicago-Silver Hugo 1998. This is his third film with Jon Sanders; he was DOP on Back to the Garden (2013) and A Change in the Weather(2016).

Douglas Finch

Composer. Douglas was born in Winnipeg and studied piano at Juilliard NY. After winning a Silver Medal at the Queen Elisabeth International Competition in1978, he began to perform extensively while devoting much of his time to composition. He settled in London in 1993 and co-founded The Continuum Ensemble with conductor Philip Headlam, premiering over 40 new works and recording for Avie and NMC. He has an international reputation for classical improvisation and has written works for piano, chamber ensemble, orchestra and theatre as well as music for all the feature films by director Jon Sanders. He is Professor of Piano and Composition at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.