Jamie Begg trained at QMUC in Edinburgh graduating in 2003 and since then has worked extensively in theatre and film since then. Most recently Jamie has been performing his one man cabaret show Connected and received great reviews at Edinburgh Fringe last year. Playing the part of Dean Martin here this marks Jamie's ninth show at the Fringe having performed in Dead Dad Dog, Jerry and Tom and Heaven's gate all productions with Quids In Theatre. He can also be seen in the upcoming film Utopia due for release in 2016
Scottish born Paul Ellis is one of the top entertainers of his genre and stars here as Frank Sinatra. Smooth, versatile and charming, he has honed his craft over 25 years and 4 continents. From the famous Green Room Café Royal, London to exclusive private parties for the rich and famous from Bermuda, Morocco, Spain to Monaco. Paul started his career in Puerto Banus, Marbella, entertaining the rich and famous for many years. His smooth mellow voice romances his audience with old-fashioned charm and humour. Paul transports his audience back to the spell-binding magical eras of Swing Jazz, Sinatra and Big Band. He is at ease and enjoys working with Big Bands, 7 piece, trios down to solo Piano or backing tracks. From big stage to intimate Jazz clubs... www.paulthomasellis.wix.com
Jacqueline Hannan plays the part of Studio Floor Manager and is a professional actor & has performed with various companies throughout Scotland. Theatre Credits = 'Mrs Johnston' in 'Blood Brothers' (Moving Lights TC) & (LSTC -Touring), 'Sue' in 'Kiss,Cuddle,Torture' (Black Dingo Productions) , 'Babs' in 'A Right Guid Gab' (Goldfish TC -Touring) , 'Elizabeth Proctor' in 'The Crucible' (Lauder Studio TC) & 'Mrs Putnam' (NTS). Various Characters in 'How To Disappear Completely & Never Be Found' (The Outsiders TC) TV Credits = Irn Bru Commercial (Phenomenal) Carling & T-Mobile.
Jacqueline is also a Drama Facilitator & coaches students in Youth Theatre & in various primary schools for Fife Council.
Born in Australia, Lisa Birrell spent her early years in Melbourne and Brisbane. At 5 years old she moved to Scotland with her family and it wasn’t until high school that she took up dancing. She then attended Telford College, Edinburgh, gaining an Higher National Diploma in Dance before moving to London where she gained entry to London Theatre School. There she completed a course in commercial dance. Lisa is currently based in London and continues to increase her knowledge and skills as a dancer but is delighted to be back performing in Edinburgh athe biggest festival on earth and making her debut with Kingdom Theatre in the Grand Theatre in Space @Surgeons Hall as dancer, vocalist and choreographer.
Aileen Goldie joins the cast of Dean Martin and Friends Christmas Special as “Snowdrop”.
She is excited to be performing with Kingdom Theatre Company for the first time. Aileen started performing as a child and trained with Stagecoach Theatre Arts in Glasgow. She then pursued her first love, dance, at Claire and Catherine Bonar School of Dance. Aileen has also gained an HND in Professional Stage Dance at Stow College in Glasgow and gained a place studying musical theatre at London Theatre School. Aileen has taken part in many amateur shows and productions and is excited about her first professional role since graduating. She would like to thank her family, friends and boyfriend for their support and encouragement over the last few years.