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Invasion '24

February 26 through March 3

Just Off Broadway Theatre

Ross Gurney-Randall

Ross was born in North London in 1965, became a professional actor in 1994 and, later, a playwright.  Theatre includes Mussolini - a one man political farce (Edinburgh and Adelaide Festivals), Follow Me (Edinburgh and Adelaide Festivals, Winner Herald Angel and Best Actress, Brighton Festival), Goering’s Defence (Edinburgh and Adelaide Festivals) - all of which he co wrote.  Other theatre includes - Who is Number Six?, The Madness of King George III, Brighton outdoor Shakespeare Seasons, (2020,’21,’22) Godiva Rocks (Belgrade Theatre), Moonlight over India (Komedia Theatre), Big Daddy v Giant Haystacks (Brighton Festival Winner - Best Actor, Buxton Festival- Best Show).  TV includes - Dr Who, Call the Midwife, It’s a Sin, Silent Witness, Upstairs Downstairs, Eastenders, Starting Again, Kavanagh QC,  Films include - Gambit, Chatroom, Honest, The Big Game.

Jennifer Rowe

Jen Rowe is an actor, improviser & writer, who performs and teaches improv internationally.  In 2018 she wrote her solo show, Tiptree, about the American science fiction writer, Alice Sheldon, which she continues to tour. Other performances include, Read Not Dead - Shakespeare's Globe; Clean by Sam Chittenden (Best Play Award, Brighton Fringe 2019), Mary Rose by J.M.Barrie (National Tour) & Somewhere in England by Mark Burgess, where she discovered the inspiration for her latest show.   A member of Impromptu Shakespeare & Brighton Fringe Comedy Award-winners, The Maydays, since 2006, she's played on the Chicago mainstage with Whirled News Tonight and headlined at improv festivals across Europe.  Jen writes weird, dark short stories, which occasionally get published in weird dark magazines.

Robert Cohen

An actor, writer and recovering journalist (he was once a sub-editor on the London Times), Robert has won acclaim for a series of solo shows, including the Jewish memoir Dog’s Chosen, the Shakespearean paraquel Something Rotten (Hamlet as seen from the viewpoint of Uncle Claudius), High Vis (about a traffic warden with a stalker), and The Trials of Harvey Matusow, true-life Cold War tale of a McCarthyite supersnitch. In addition to these solo ventures, his full-cast plays have included the Constance Cox Prize-winner The Ragged Regiment and Propaganda, an epic account of the Essex rebellion against Queen Elizabeth I. Robert’s debut novel, Architecture For Beginners, is the tragicomic tale of two old schoolfriends reunited: Alex, an architect in crisis, and Reggie, the retired footballer who commissions him to build a full-size stadium on his country estate. It was published by Hobart Books in early 2023.

Paul Levy

Paul Levy is a social scientist.  He is a writer and senior researcher at CENTRIM, The Centre for Change, Enterprise and Innovation Management Research at the University of Brighton. He has facilitated conferences for Digital Leadership Group and the Bitcoin and Blockchain Leadership Forum.  He has written articles for journals, conferences, newspapers and magazines.


He is the author of the book Digital Inferno, which is a practical guide to mastering the digital world’s high-tech devices for personal and professional use at home and at work.  Paul is also engaged in research into Digital Leadership skills which he recently presented at the University of Ulster.  His wider research interests include innovation management, change management and digital technology in the arts.


He is also a Theatre Critic, a Playwright and performer…

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