LAVA – Full Casting Announced!

We’re thrilled to announce full casting for our UK tour of LAVA by award winning writer James Fritz.

Kacey Ainsworth, Dan Parr, Safiyya Ingar and Fred Fergus make up our cast in this moving and humorous four-hander set in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

We can’t wait to begin rehearsals and take this production on tour across the UK. We hope to see you on the tour!

LAVA tours from 23rd April – 20th June 2020.
For full tour dates and to book tickets click here

More information about the company below.


Kacey Ainsworth| Vicky
Kacey’s television credits include, Grantchester (ITV), Moving On (BBC), The Worst Witch (BBC), Call the Midwife (BBC) Casualty (BBC), The Wright Way (BBC), M.I High (BBC), Midsomer Murders (Bentley Productions), Tracey Beaker Returns (BBC), Rock Chips (BBC), Holby Blue (BBC), Hotel Babylon (BBC), Eastenders (BBC), Happy Birthday Shakespeare (BBC), Touch And Go (Arrowhead Productions/BBC) The Beggar Bride (BBC) The Moonstone (BBC), A Touch of Frost (ITV), Peak Practice (ITV).

Theatre includes: Sweeney Todd (Liverpool Everyman), Holes (Nottingham Playhouse), Feed the Beast (Birmingham Rep/ New Wolsey Theatre (Laughton (Stephen Joseph Theatre), Calendar Girls (National Theatre Tour), Steel Magnolias (ATG), Carrie’s War (Apollo West End), The Exonerated (Riverside Studios), Attempts on Her Life (Royal Court), Sleep With Me (Royal National Theatre), The Taming Of The Shrew (ETT), Serving It Up (Bush Theatre) Pale Horse (Royal Court Upstairs).

Film credits include: Lynne and Lucy (BBC), Mother (Townley Productions), We The Kings (Elemo Films) Hip Hip Hooray (Lyndsey Miller), Girl From Rio (Casanova Pictures), Topsy Turvey (Thin Man Films).

Kacey won most popular actress at the National Television Awards in (2002).


Dan Parr| Vin
Theatre includes
The Big Corner (Bolton Octagon), Road (Royal Court), The Kitchen Sink (The New Vic) Around The World In 80 Days, Hamlet, A Christmas Carol, Europe, Road, Romeo and Juliet, Kes (Leeds Playhouse) Weald (Finbourgh theatre), Hamlet (Barbican), Britannia Waves The Rules, Scuttlers, Pages From my Songbook (Royal Exchange Theatre), Wanted! Robin Hood (Library Theatre), and DNA (The Lowry Theatre).
Film includes 2.0 Lucy, The Rise Of the Krays, The Fall of the Krays and Halcyon Heights.

Television includes
Silent Witness, The Musketeers, Rocket’s Island, Casualty, The Crimson Field, and The Village.

Dan was nominated for Best Actor at the Manchester Theatre Awards for Britannia Waves The Rules



Safiyya Ingar | Rach
Safiyya trained at Arts Educational Schools, London.

Theatre: The Canterville Ghost (Unicorn Theatre), Hobson’s Choice (Royal Exchange Manchester) Abi (Derby Theatre/Queens Theatre) The Captive Queen (The Globe); LAVA, Holes (Nottingham Playhouse); The Box of Delights (Wilton’s Music Hall); GROWTH, Come to Where I’m From, Crave (Paines Plough), and Santi and Naz (The Thelmas).
Television: Summer Of Rockets (BBC/Little Island Productions)
Voice: Another Eden; The Cat Beyond Time and Space (Video game), This Is Your Country Now Too… Vijay (BBC Radio)


Fred Fergus| Jamie
Fred trained at LAMDA.

Theatre credits include: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin (Harold Pinter Theatre, UK Tour); Lava (Nottingham Playhouse); Julius Caesar (The Bridge Theatre); Rebel Angel (Old Operating Theatre Museum, London); One Night Stand (Siberian Lights); Naked Not Nude; Her Naked Skin; The Merchant of Venice; Port; Richard III (LAMDA); Eden Gate; The Hawke Papers (Produced Moon); Substance (Sunday’s Child).

Television credits include: Intergalactic (Sky One); I Hate Suzie (Bad Wolf, BBC); Do Not Disturb (Pulse Films/Black Pills).

Film credits include: Wonder Woman (Warner Bros.); Lucid (More Rose Productions); Baar Baar Dekho (Excel Entertainment); After Butt (Independent); Heart’s Ease (Green Tea Productions); Mary Jane (Black Dog/RSA Films); Bride of Blood (LAMDA).

Radio credits include: The Sea, the Sea (BBC Radio 4).

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