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Wooden Arrow is a production company that creates work with the purpose of bringing exposure to ‘Unseen Perspective’. We focus on creating work for young, emerging and ambitious artist of all kinds and connecting people across our massive and forever growing network of creatives.  We create Theatre, Film, host Workshops and play readings, and soon, do services like Headshots and Showreels. We are able to produce work that is brought to us or can aid in the development of your own projects. Our team can help with marketing, casting, technical aspects, equipment and more! We are always taking on submissions for scripts and looking out for artists produce work with us. If you are interested in getting our help or want to learn/find out more, head over to the Submissions Page and give us an email.

The Team

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Kieton Saunders-Browne

Artistic Director of Wooden Arrow

Producer, Director and Writer of Socks

Lead Producer and Director of Tumble

Producer and Writer of Lady and the Trap

Director and Producer of Millennials: Short Film Series

Producer of Justice

Producer of Rising Artist Talk

After completing a foundation in acting at the Young Actors Theatre Islington, Kieton participated in other youth groups with theatres such as the Almeida, Young Vic (Intro to Directing), NYT and the Pleasance. Recent theatre acting experience includes things like Frantic Assembly's UK Tour (TRP, TRSE etc..) of The Unreturning by Anna Jordan and Give Me Your Skin (BAC, CPT etc..), and also has experience in immersive theatre with Party Geek’s Hidden Figures WWII. He has written 3 full length plays that have had runs at venues like the Kings Head Theatre and Blue Elephant Theatre, all of which were self produced under Wooden Arrow.

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Edward Baxter

Head Photographer

Performed in and Assistant Produced Tumble

Performed in Socks

Photography for all Wooden Arrow Events

Technical Support for Rising Artist Talk

Edward Baxter is an actor and photographer who has been intermittently involved with Wooden Arrow Productions since its foundation in 2016. He has captured production photos for every Wooden Arrow show and acted in two (Tumble, Socks). As an actor, he is represented by Paradiso Talent, and his photography portfolio can be found on his website below:

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Hope Worley

In-House Director for Wooden Arrow

Co-Director of Dream'

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Luka Delic

In-House Director for Wooden Arrow

Starting acting classes at the Young Actors Theatre Islington in 2018, Luka starred in his first play ever in the dual role of Jesus and Joseph in The Mystery Plays. Since then, he is represented by Young Actors Agency, has become a National Youth Theatre member and joined Wooden Arrow Productions. Passionate for fresh stories, he is currently developing the play Only Crows Dare – about a young adult who begins to suspect their best friend is a murderer and starts following them

– alongside short film projects that push the boundaries of genre storytelling.

Alex Blanc

Writer for Wooden Arrow

Alex is an emerging writer/director. His most recent piece Numbers toured nationally to London, Brighton, Oxford and had a four week run at Edinburgh Fringe. It was given five stars by Broadway baby who called it: “astonishing, poignant and professional quality theatre” and four stars by LondonTheatre1’s Chris Omaweng who called it a “deep and intense piece of theatre”. Prior to this the ten minute version of Numbers was chosen on four separate occasions to be performed at different scratch nights in both London and Brighton.

Other credits include an immersive comedy: An Unexpected Visitor (2018, Mitre Pub Oxford); Jonathan (Brighton Scratch 2017) and A Tale of Snakes and Jade (Red Dragonfly New writing finalist). Directing credits include: The Actor’s Nightmare (Burton Taylor Studio and Ed Fringe 2018) and 13 (O’Reilly Theatre 2017).

Alex is a student at Oxford university and is a member of the National Youth Theatre.

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Heather Milsted

Writer for Wooden Arrow

After completing a degree in History at Warwick University in 2018, Heather started her MA in Acting at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA South), graduating in 2019. Heather has worked with The Pleasance Theatre and performed in venues throughout the UK including the National Student Drama Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Warwick Arts Centre. Heather also has experience with self-producing, assistant directing and assistant choreography. As a writer and spoken word artist, recent work has been performed at The Pleasance Theatre, London, The Rosemary Branch and at Redgates Theatre. Whilst studying at the University of Warwick, Heather wrote two plays that were performed with funding provided by the University’s new writing society, Freshblood Theatre.

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Gabrielle Wood

Micro Elements (Film) for Wooden Arrow

Roles:

Script Supervisor

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Jamie Ankrah

Dramaturg For Wooden Arrow’s Creative Projects

National Youth Theatre REP Company

Open Door Alumni

Roles:

Performer

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Toto Bruin

Dramaturg For Wooden Arrow’s Creative Projects

Twelfth Night at the Young Vic

The Suppliant Woman at the Young Vic

Roles:

Performer

Writer

Pierre Moullier

Dramaturg For Wooden Arrow’s Creative Projects

Performed in Lady and the Trap

The Jumper Factory at the Young Vic

Roles:

Performer

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Gabrielle Leadbeater

Associate Producer of Wooden Arrow

Gabrielle is also an Associate Producer with Coriander Theatre, and Ellie Keel Productions, In 2019, Gabrielle presented a season of four shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with EKP: Collapsible by Margaret Perry at Assembly (Dublin Fringe, Aldeburgh Festival, Bush Theatre), in co-production with HighTide; Where to Belong by Victor Esses at Summerhall; Son of Dyke by Jordan Waller and HOTTER by Mary Higgins and Ell Potter (Soho Theatre), both at Underbelly.

As an Associate Producer with EKP, Gabrielle also presented the pulitzer prize finalist Lisa D’Amour’s (Detroit, National Theatre) Anna Bella Eema at the Arcola Theatre. Her credits as an independent producer include Indigo Griffith’s Masterclass Award winning play, Passing (Tara Arts Theatre) and The Mulatto Girl, Coriander Theatre’s My Mother Runs in Zig-Zags (North Wall Arts Centre, 2019), Your Little Play (Michael Pilch Studio, 2019), Medea (Belgrade Theatre, 2018) and James Morton’s Father’s Son (VAULT festival). Gabrielle is also a member of the National Youth Theatre and her Stage Management credits include Stephanie Street’s adaptation ofThe Reluctant Fundamentalist (Bradford Literary Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2018), the Vintage New Year’s Party (Southbank Centre, 2018), Peter Terson’sZigger Zagger (Wilton’s Music Hall, 2017), William Kerley’s adaptation of Twelfth Night at (Middle Temple Hall, 2016), and Paul Roseby’s The Story of our Youth(Shaftesbury Theatre, 2015). Gabrielle graduated from the University of Oxford in 2019.

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Rees Jenkins

In-House Director for Wooden Arrow

Writer and Director of Justice

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Kirk-Ann Roberts

In-House Director for Wooden Arrow

Young Vic Intro to Directing Course

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Ashley Tilbury

In-House Director for Wooden Arrow

Almeida Young Company

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Valon Zeneli

In-House Assistant for Wooden Arrow

Assistant Directed and Performed in Socks

Assistant Director of Lady and the Trap

Performed in Tumble

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Billy Taylor

Movement Director for Wooden Arrow

Billy has been passionate about movement on stage since the age of 9. He now studies European Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford College, alongside being the Artistic Director and Movement Director of his own company, Now & Then Theatre, situated in Buckingham. Most recently with this company, he has performed, devised and directed Tull 100 and is currently in the early stage of doing the same with Rumble. In the past, Billy has worked with companies such as Frantic Assembly in their 2016 Ignition company, the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and Motionhouse. He continues to develop his own company whilst also being excited to be involved in the development and movement of Wooden Arrow.

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Camille Mallet De Chauny

Workshop Facilitator for Wooden Arrow

Guildhall School of Music & Drama, BA Acting

Roles:

Workshops

Performer

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Olivia Coppin

Writer for Wooden Arrow

Roles:

Writer

Performer

Francesca Johnson

Stage Manager for Wooden Arrow

Young Pleasance

Roles:

Stage Management -

Lighting

Sound

Props

Molly Jones

Dramaturg For Wooden Arrow’s Creative Projects

Performed in Socks

Performed in Lady and the Trap

Roles:

Performer

Anthony Fletcher-Hodgeson

Dramaturg For Wooden Arrow’s Creative Projects

Roles:

Performer

Quotes / TESTIMONIALS 

‘Wooden Arrow is an truly inclusive, innovative production company providing real (grass roots) opportunities to young performers, writers and creators of Performance Art. They are approachable as well as discerning and it’s always a pleasure to be involved with them.’
— Teila Covedale Firth
 
“Wooden Arrow” is a driven, dynamic theatre company producing exciting new work with a 360 degree viewpoint on life as it is lived today.
— Jamie Lynch (Development Manager - YATI)

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