WHO WE ARE
Sarah is an actress, director and producer and the founder of the So and So Arts Club www.thesoandsoartsclub.com
Her long career as an actress has included three seasons at The Royal Shakespeare Company, two USA and one World tour. Her other performing credits include five West End Shows and numerous national tours ranging from Noel Coward to Alan Bleasdale.
She has appeared in countless TV series most notably,”Call the Midwife” “Murphy’s Law”, “New Tricks” The Green Man”, “The Scarlet and the Black “, “Doctor Who”:, “Casualty” and Holby City.
As a director Sarah has directed six premieres of new plays, “Last Confessions of a Scallywag “at the Mill at Sonning, The Long Road South” at the Kings Head, “Lulu 7” at the Drayton Arms, “American Venus” at Fredericks Place, “The Marvellous Adventures of Mary Seacole” London and Edinburgh Festival, “The Mythmakers” in London and NYC and the British premiere of “Love Loss and What I Wore “ by Nora Ephron at the Mill at Sonning. Other directing credits include: “Theatrica Domestica”, “The Country Wife”, “The Heidi Chronicles “,“It must have been the Shoes”, “Build Lilli”, “Canvas”, “Leno” and numerous dramatised readings of new work.
In May 2018 Sarah directed a bi-lingual production of Macbeth at the Academic State Theatre in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan. Her 2018 revival of the Momma Golda ran at The Kings Head Theatre in London.
Sarah founded the So and So Arts Club in 2013 and since then has produced 90 rehearsed readings of new work, two repertory seasons of new plays and five international festivals, the most recent of which ‘Women and War Exodus.” ran for a month in July 2017.
Sarah has been nominated twice for the Guilder Coigney International award honouring women artists from across the world who have made a significant contribution to world theatre. In 2018 she was a finalist in the Global Women awards.
Callum is an actor and writer who’s notable works for stage include the award winning No Place Like Hope and being a part of the Arcola Theatres Writing Programme with his American epic We Be Slumbering. His latest piece, Wildlife will be staged in London (when theatres open) next year.
For 1142 Productions, a film production company he launched with director Will Akbar he has worked to deliver a variety of scripts which focus on diverse storytelling.
McGowan’s most recent acting work includes Sky One’s Jamestown, war drama Instrument of War and comedy It Came From the Desert. His latest film, Kat and the Band is awaiting release.