Two Bit Creatives

Adapted by: Joannah Tincey
Performers:  Joannah Tincey and Nick Underwood
Director: Abigail Anderson
Lighting Design: Simon Wilkinson
Set and Costume Design: Dora Schweitzer
Sound Design: Mark Melville


Abigail has directed over 80 productions including: Canterbury Tales, in a new adaptation for Guildford Shakespeare Company, Colder than Here and See How They Run for Theatre by the Lake in Keswick; Good Intentions for Frinton Summer Theatre; Joking Apart by Alan Ayckbourn for Kean Productions and five devised comedy shows with Gonzo Moose Theatre Company.

She was Associate Direcvtor for Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds from 2008-2012 for whom she directed national tours of:
Dick Turpin’s Last Ride, The Two of Us, Cider with Rosie, Three Men in a Boat, Twelfth Night and Art; as well as acclaimed in house productions of Shakespeare and pantomines.
Abigail has worked as an Assistant Director at the Royal Shakespeare Company and Shakespeare’s Globe, as well as directing Platform readings for the Royal National Theatre.

DORA SCHWEITZER (Set and Costume Design)

Dora was trained by Motley, taught by Percy Harris and Alison Chitty. Previously she read English Literature at UEA and her approach to Theatre Design is heavily influenced by this textual background. She has designed over seventy productions, including Seagull (Arcola Theatre, with Geraldine James & Roger Lloyd Pack), Jane Austen's Emma (with Doon MacKichan at Edinburgh, Watford Palace & Tricycle), Grumpy Old Women Live (Several National tours, Australian tour and DVD release), The Lifeblood (Wiltons, Riverside), Cider With Rosie, Dick Turpin, Merchant of Venice (Bury St Edmunds Theatre Royal), Nicholas Nickleby (GSMD).  Current projects include Medea with Actors of Dionysus, opening at the Rose, Kingston and touring nationally.


Nick studied at Edinburgh University and trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.  Theatre includes He’s Much To Blame and Much Ado About Nothing for Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Thin Ice (Shams Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bolton Octagon), Ubu (Theatre Modo), And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens (Glasgay/Tennessee Williams Festival) and Macbeth (China Plate).  TV includes Emmerdale, Coronation Street and docu-drama, The Angry Brigade (BBC).  He’s worked extensively for BBC Radio drama including as announcer and various characters in the new Paul Temple mysteries.  He has also staged his own plays at the Arches, Tramway and Tron Theatres in Glasgow.  His first radio play was produced by the BBC in 2009. Joannah and Nick co-founded Two Bit Classics in 2013.  

SIMON WILKINSON (Lighting Design)

Simon designed lighting for Nick’s productions of Naked Neighbour (Twitching Blind) and What Happened Is This. He is an associate artist of Scotland’s Magnetic North and a regular collaborator with Vox Motus. Other recent theatre work includes: The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, Roman Bridge and Truant (National Theatre of Scotland); Chalk Farm and The Static (ThickSkin); HeLa and Skewered Snails (Iron Oxide); The Infamous Brothers Davenport and Cinderella (Royal Lyceum). Simon’s lighting has won a Guinness World Record, caused reports of an alien invasion, and attracted tens of thousands of people to a windswept Highland Forest.

MARK MELVILLE (Sound Design)

Mark is a composer and sound designer for theatre and film and trained at Leeds College of Music.
Recent productions include: Mister Holgado (The Unicorn Theatre); In A Deep Dark Wood (Gobbledegook/Moko Dance/Sadlers Wells); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Edinburgh Royal Lyceum); My Shrinking Life, Knives In Hens, Miracle Man and Empty (National Theatre of Scotland); Wonderland (Vanishing Point/Edinburgh International Festival/Napoli Teatro Festival); Saturday Night (Vanishing Point/National Theatre of Portugal).
Upcoming work includes Dragon (Vox Motus and the National Theatre of Scotland), Growing Old (Vanishing Point and the Brighton Festival) and Going in a Field (Vanishing Point and the National Theatre of Scotland).
Mark is also an associate artist with The Dukes Theatre and has work exhibited at the V&A Museum and the Prague Quadrennial Festival.

JOANNAH TINCEY (Actor/writer)

  Jo studied English Literature before training as an actor at RADA.

Recent theatre work includes: The Stepmother, The Man Who Pays The Piper, Seven Year Twitch and Mobile 4, all for The Orange Tree Theatre Richmond; the 2012 season at Theatre by the Lake (including four roles in Neil Bartlett’s adaptation of Great Expectations); multiple roles in the UK tour of Cider with Rosie for Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds and many other in-house productions at the same venue; US Tours of As You Like It and Much Ado About Nothing for AFTLS, and Lady Clancarty for The Cheltenham Everyman.

She won the 2007 Carleton Hobbs Award from BBC Radio spending 6 months on the Radio Rep acting in a range of classic plays. As a writer she recently edited and adapted work by The Mitford Sisters to create ‘In The Footsteps of the Mitfords’ a site-specific and interactive performance piece for Chipping Norton Theatre, in association with Scary Little Girls.  Jo is also an experienced workshop leader and has lead sessions in schools, community centres and universities in the UK and Internationally.