Damian Freddi is the owner of Nightshade Productions. He is also an actor, writer and director and has a hand in most of the projects that Nightshade puts out. His past work includes writing and directing adaptations of Jekyll and Hyde and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. The writing of several short stories and short films and of course the writing and direction of the York Terror Trail, which he can often be seen performing on the streets of York.
In his spare time Damian likes to pretend that he has spare time.
James Witchwood (named for his family’s favourite brewery) is an experienced actor, prop maker and stage manager. He has had leading roles in numerous past Nightshade Productions shows including Oberon in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Danvers Carew in Jekyll and Hyde. He has also had roles in numerous York based productions including Blood and Chocolate, The Cherry Orchard, The Stepmother and The York Mystery Plays.
In his spare time, he likes wargaming, cleaning his collection of weaponry and pottering about in his TARDIS.
Gemma is a professional actor and singer who has held numerous parts in York theatre. She has worked with high end professionals on musicals in the city and in many of Nightshade Productions theatrical projects including starring roles in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and The Hallows Gate.
In her spare time Gemma enjoys kittens, musicals and sadistic depravity.