Octavia Gilmore is Yellow Stocking's Artistic Director and the creator of If Apps Existed 500 Years Ago. Since graduating from ArtsEd Octavia has worked as an actor, director and writer. She has toured with Butterfly Theatre Company, as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest. Her film credits include Blue Hollywood and leading roles in She Dreams and Cynthia. Recently, Octavia worked as assistant director to Donnacadh O'Briain on David Lewis' Mother Christmas at the Hampstead Downstairs. In May she will be reappearing in Biting Block's Catching Up at Theatre N16. She co-wrote the intense drama which returns to London after a sellout Edinburgh Fringe run. When not acting or directing Octavia can be found improvising Shakespearean plays with Impromptu Shakespeare and musicals with Sideways Out a Cannon.
Caroline has just returned from performing Lady Macbeth in Puzzlewood. During the Summer she directed Romeo and Juliet in a UK Tour, both with Butterfly Theatre. Her previous international touring work included Portia in The Merchant of Venice and The Ghosts in Christmas Carol with TNT/ADGE. She has appeared in several shows at St James Theatre including Hannah Warren in California Suite; Maria in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night; as Popova in Chekhov's The Bear; Quince in Midsummer Night's Dream and Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest.
Ed is an actor and writer trained at ArtsEd. Co-Artistic Director of Stack 10 Theatre and has been associate writer for Butterfly Theatre since 2014. He has recently worked as dramaturg for Thadden EDC's production Twelve Angry Jurors and his play Scenes from the End of the World is being performed in December as a rehearsed reading at the London College of Music. Acting credits include: Alice in Wonderland (Butterfly Theatre), A Christmas Carol (GLYPT), Sketchpack Season 2: Choose a Basic B***h (Wolfpack Productions), Lone Pine Club (Pentabus Theatre), Lost & Found (Palikuku Films)
Steve began his career writing and performing comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has since landed the lead role in Anna Barbara Film's first feature, 'Love Possibly'. As well as his acting, Steve continues to write with Anna Barbara Films and Bingo Schnauzer, an online comedy sketch troupe.
Elliot's previous film work includes regular appearances on the satirical web series British Rationals. Previous theatre work includes playing roles such as Hamlet, Caliban, Nick Bottom and Jack Worthing for Butterfly Theatre Company. He also featured in A Christmas Carol directed by Gary Sefton, as well as several productions with Stack 10 Theatre Company and Brymack Productions.
As well as an actor, Stuart is a Professional Dancer trained in Hip Hop and Street Dance. This year he has performed in commercials for the BBC, E4, PayPal and Thompsons (TUI). He has recently come back shooting a commercial for Dubizzle out in Beirut.