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.
Benji Rose is commonly referred to as a story teller, a character and a madman. We can confirm that he all of those things and more! He has been a part of our story for many years now and creates his own regularly in his theatre company ‘Proctor Goblins’. Benji is a dedicated actor who takes history into his own hands, making every day something different so you never really know what to expect.
In his free time, Benji enjoys long walks with his dog, writing obscure theatre and dancing in the moonlight.
When she is not being the general manager of the York Terror Trail, 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.
Carl is an enthusiastic guide who has been playing in the acting world for many years, doing time in the dungeons and eating far too much chocolate! Some would say he’s mad, we just say spirited! He is one of our newest recruits but is a quick learner who shows a great skill at story telling.
In his free time Carl likes doing impressions, skipping and learning to fly.
Jake is a young enthusiastic sort of fellow, with a tendency to scream at random intervals, skip across roads and know everything about the city. He is a professional actor in York and the surrounding areas and has performed with Nightshade Productions for a number of years in a variety of different shows.
In his free time Jake likes laying in fields and contemplating bees.