Role: Charles Messenger
Biography - Ben Richards
Ben plays the leading man, Charles Messenger, with wonderful depth and insight in Monsoon Tide. He showed his great versatility by also working as an Assistant Director when the occasion demanded! Ben is best known for his roles in Footballers' Wives and The Bill on television. An accomplished singer and dancer, he also has many theatre credits which include playing the leading role of Tick in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert to great critical acclaim in London's West End.
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Role: Kate Messenger
Biography - Rebecca Grant
Rebecca sparkles in the role of Kate Messenger in Monsoon Tide. As well as being a very talented actress, Rebecca is a wonderful singer and song-writer and has co-written the songs that she performs in the film. Rebecca is best known for her role of Daisha Anderson in the BBC's Holby City.
On stage Rebecca has performed in productions as diverse as Bollywood Dreams and One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest. Rebecca also is a regular guest singer with the fabulous Jive Aces who also perform a number with her in Monsoon Tide.
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Role: Raj Singh
Biography - Rez Kempton
Rez plays the role of Chief Inspector Raj Singh in Monsoon Tide, bringing a deliciously dark note to his wonderful performance. Rez's numerous film credits include Merchant Ivory's The Mystic Masseur and My Son of the Fanatic for BBC films as well as a whole host of Anglo/Asian movies. He has also has appeared on many television dramas including Spooks and has performed in numerous theatrical productions.
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Role: Anni Sinclair
Biography - Kasia Mount
Kasia plays the role of Anni Sinclair in Monsoon Tide. After attending the Central School of Speech and Drama, Kasia has worked primarily on stage, most recently with the Round House Theatre Company.
Her most recent television experience is working with Gurinda Chadha, showcasing her great range by taking on a variety of roles in The Comedy Lab on Channel Four. The role of Anni in Monsoon Tide is Kasia's stunning debut in a leading role in a feature film.
Role: Sy Messenger
Biography - Kevin Kemp
Kevin plays the role of Sy Messenger in Monsoon Tide. Kevin, a graduate of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts is an accomplished Shakespearian actor who has performed all over the UK playing leading roles like Romeo and Hamlet. Kevin brings great sensitivity to his debut feature film role.
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Role: Dr Krishna
Biography - Biyon
Biyon is a well known Film Actor in India and in particular, Kerala. In Monsoon Tide he makes a guest appearance as Dr. Krishna. He is already a veteran of some 50 Indian feature films. His best known role was in ace film-maker K. Madhu’s suspense thriller, Banking Hours 10-4. He also features in Joe Eshwar’s film, Kunthapura which has just had its world premier.
Role: Oscar Sinclair
Biography - Clark Crewe
Clark plays the role of Oscar Sinclair in Monsoon Tide, bringing great comic timing as well as emotional depth to the performance. After gaining an honours degree in Acting, Clark has performed in various theatrical touring productions including Pulse for the New End Theatre UK Tour.
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Role: Dell James
Biography - Victoria Ashford
Victoria plays the role of Dell in Monsoon Tide, a long-time actor friend of Kate, but revealing important information about Kate to Charles.
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Role: The Jive Aces
Biography - The Jive Aces
The Jive Aces are the UK's top Jive & Swing band. Together for over a decade, this extremely popular six piece group have performed at thousands of festivals, theatres and events throughout the UK, Europe and USA, as well as Japan, Israel and the Caribbean - 30 countries in all. The Jive Aces are renowned for their high energy Jump Jive music (the exciting sound where Swing meets Rock ‘n Roll) and spectacular stage show.
In Monsoon Tide, the fabulous Jive Aces perform a number with Rebecca Grant who is a regular guest singer with the band.
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