Company Profiles

Oliver Emanuel


Oliver Emanuel has written 9 stage plays and over 20 radio plays. Theatre includes: The 306: Trilogy – Dawn, Day & Dusk (Perth Theatre/National Theatre of Scotland); Dragon (Vox Motus/National Theatre of Scotland); The Monstrous Heart (Traverse/Stephen Joseph Theatre); Flight (Vox Motus); I Am Tiger (Imaginate/Perth Theatre); Storytelling (Oran Mor/Lemon Tree/Ayr Gaiety); Prom (Oran Mor/Traverse/Lemon Tree). Radio includes: Pale Fire, Lanny, The Tenderness of Boys, When The Pips Stop, The Truth About Hawaii, A History of Paper, Emile Zola: Blood Sex & Money (BBC Radio 4). Awards include: Best Production for Children and Young People at the 2022 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS); Tinniswood Award 2019; Best Series at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2019; Herald Angel 2017; Best Adaptation at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2016; The People’s Choice Victor Award at IPAY 2015; Best Show for Children at the UK Theatre Awards in 2014. Oliver founded the MLitt in Playwriting & Screenwriting at the University of St Andrews with Zinnie Harris.

Douglas Irvine


Dougie Irvine is a founding member, Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Visible Fictions. Under his leadership, the company has presented various story driven works in theatres, schools, outdoor sites, community settings, libraries, on television, radio, the internet, and at international film festivals. Both national and international partnerships have been at the heart of the company’s work, with co-productions and collaborations being formed with a range of arts organisations including: The Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts, BBC Scotland, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Opera, National Theatre of Scotland, The Traverse, Aberdeen Performing Arts, Oregon Children’s Theatre, and CTC in Minneapolis. He has also worked as an actor, tutor and director with other companies including the BBC, Citizens Theatre, Royal Lyceum, Macrobert, Oran Mor, Polka Theatre, Scottish Youth Theatre, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Leeds Conservatoire, and both Glasgow and Strathclyde Universities.

Ros Sydney - Amelia Earhart

Rosalind trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Recent Theatre Credits Include: The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar (Perth/The Roald Dahl Theatre Company), The Hidden (Visible Fictions), Girl in the Machine (Traverse) Flight (Vox Motus) The Night After Christmas (Tron) Invisible Army (Terra Incognita) , Appointment with the Wickerman and The Day I Swapped My Dad For Two Goldfish (NTS), Rough Cuts (Royal Court), My Romantic History (The Bush), Interiors, Subway, Beggars Opera (Vanishing Point), Sleeping Beauty (Citizens), Pobby and Dingam, Caged, Snow Baby and Cyrano (Catherine Wheels). Billy -The Days Of Howling, Faster Louder and The Misanthrope (Oran Mor), News Just In (Random Accomplice), The Hidden (Visible Fictions).

Recent TV/Film Includes: Float Series 2 (Black Camel Pictures), Molly & Mack (CBBC), My Son (Wild Bunch/Hirondelle), The Nest (Studio Lambert) There She Goes (Merman), Millie In Between (Zodiak), Molly and Mack (Cbeebies) Bob Servant (BBC Scotland) Long Night at Blackstone (Hopscotch).

Rosalind performs regularly in Radio Drama with BBC Radio and recently read CROSSRIGGS for BBC Radio 4’s BOOK AT BEDTIME series.

Ellinor Larsson - Young Amelia

Ellinor's screen credits include: Dog Squad for the BBC.

Recent stage credits include: Curtain Up: Truth or Dare (Clwyd Theatr); Beneath the Banner (Up The Road); Kissing Linford Christie (Catherine Wheels); Move (Disaster Plan); and How to be Both (Edinburgh Lyceum). Rehearsed readings include: Tiger Bay (Donmar Warehouse); and Muslim Women Writers: Writing for Performance (Stellar Quines). Credits whilst training include: How to Disappear Completely and Never be Found and The Bacchae.

Ellinor received the Hyacinth Havergal Prize for Style in acting 2021 and the R.C. Buchanan Prize for Good Diction, 2020

Danny Krass