Cast & Crew


  • Directed byJon Sanders
  • Produced byJames Barrett
  • Cinematography byDavid Scott
  • EditorGeorgius Misjura
  • ComposerDouglas Finch
  • Sound RecordistMick Duffield
  • Boom OperatorChristine Séguin Dores
  • Focus PullerAbi Osini
  • GripGlyn Fielding
  • Camera AssistantTim Warner
  • Re-recording MixerPeter Warnock
  • Sound EditorRob Szeliga
  • Online Editor/ColouristDamien Barnecutt
  • Associate ProducerAnisha Fields


  • LydiaAnna Mottram
  • BeaTanya Myers
  • JamesStephen Lowe
  • DanBob Goody
  • KalleMeret Becker
  • JoEmma Garden
  • DebbieSeonaid Goody
  • AidanDouglas Finch
  • MonicaMaxine Finch

Meret Becker

Meret was born in Bremen but she grew up in Berlin with her mother, Monika Hansen and her stepfather, the great German actor, Otto Sander. She is celebrated in Germany as a multi-talented artist: actress, composer, singer, performer, producer. She has recorded five music albums, has given numerous sell-out concerts and appeared in over 30 films; she was awarded the Adolf-Grimme-Prize, the Bavarian Film Prize, the Golden Camera, and the Gold Band Award for outstanding contribution to cinema. In the autumn of 2012, she received the "Federal Service Cross" from the Federal President Gauck "for special artistic and social commitment". As a musician Meret Becker has influenced a whole generation of young German women singers and has given live concerts with stage partners, from Nina Hagen to Max Raabe both in Germany and in neighboring countries, including several in Paris. She has toured through Australia, Canada and Norway. Her latest album Deins und Done was released in 2014. Amongst her many film roles, she played the character Erna Eggstein in the 1997 German film Comedian Harmonists, as well as Katya, a prostitute, in Painted Angels, when she first worked with Jon Sanders. In 1993, she appeared as the female singer in the U2 video for Stay (Faraway, So Close!). In 2005, she was in the film Munich directed by Steven Spielberg. At present she is starring in Tatort (crime scene), a popular German police procedural television series.

Anna Mottram

Anna is an actress with over 30 years experience in theatre, film and television. She has worked in theatre in Manchester, Coventry, Birmingham and Edinburgh and in London at the Kings Head, Soho Poly and Bush Theatre where she appeared in new work by writers such as Snoo Wilson, David Edgar and Howard Barker. Her own play Heart-throb (co-written with Jeremy Seabrook), which she also acted in, was produced at the Bush Theatre. Television appearances include: Play for Today, The Bill, Blind Justice, The Practice, Casualty, Fingersmith, Doctors and Holby City. Films include: Painted Angels (2000) which she co-wrote and also starred in alongside Brenda Fricker and Kelly McGillis and two independent feature films, made with her partner Jon Sanders, Low Tide (2007) and Late September (2010). She has recently appeared at the Lakeside theatre, Nottingham in Inside out of Mind, a play about dementia written and directed by Tanya Myers.

Bob Goody

Bob trained at RADA. Theatre work includes: Co-adaptor and performer in the Berlioz opera Beatrice and Benedict (Opera Comique, Paris), a musical version (with the Tiger Lillies) of The Little Match Girl (Theatre de la Ville, Paris), Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith), Chatsky (Almeida), RNT's Wind in the Willows (Old Vic), Darwin’s Flood (The Bush), A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist (Liverpool Playhouse), Ian Dury’s Apples (Royal Court), Trial of Frankenstein(Plymouth Theatre Royal), The Black Hole of Calcutta (National Theatre of Brent), Hamlet and The Comedy of Errors (Royal Shakespeare Company), The Arabian Nights Trilogy (Shared Experience). With Mel Smith (Smith and Goody) Bob co-wrote and performed three musical plays including /The Gambler (Comedy Theatre, West End). Television includes: EastEnders, Crusoe, Hotel Babylon, One Day in July, My Family and Other Animals, Ken Russell’s Treasure Island, Bleak House, Porterhouse Blue, Smith and Goody (comedy series). Film includes: Skyborn (short), The Great Ghost Rescue, Late September, Curtains (short), Low Tide, The Thief Lord, Lighthouse, Fire Ice and Dynamite, The Borrowers, The Cook, the Thief, his Wife and her Lover, The Prisoner of Zenda.

Emma Garden

Emma trained at Rose Bruford College. As Emma Williams, she has had a long and successful career in theatre and television. She was a founder member of Portable Theatre Workshop: Plays for Rubber Go-Go Girls and When We Dead Awaken. At the RSC work included Baal, Julius Caesar (Portia to Ben Kingsley's Brutus) and the original production of Privates on Parade at the Aldwych and Picadilly theatres. She was in East by Stephen Berkoff, (Regent Theatre), Everest Hotel by Snoo Wilson and Hearthrob by Jeremy Seabrook & Anna Mottram (both at Bush Theatre). She worked regularly at Oxford Playhouse and for Cambridge Theatre Company, touring Rattle of a Simple Man with Graeme Garden who she later married. Television work includes, The Sea, Danton's Death and Secret Army. After gaining a BA (HONS) Fine Art and working as a professional photographer, she came back to acting appearing in Jon Sander's film Late September and later Back to the Garden.

Tanya Myers

Actress/ Writer/ Co artistic director of Meeting Ground Theatre company. As an actress he has appeared Stephen Lowe's plays - Smile, Paradise, The Fox and The Vixens. Her national theatre appearances include: Glamour, Demon Lovers, Sunday's Children, Touched, Crimes of Passion, Be My Baby and singing with Cathy Le Surf/ Curt Glanz in Teeth like Razors. International performances include: Sale of the Demonic Women and Plaisirs d’Amour (Zofia Kalinska), Don Juan Who (Anna Furse and Mladinsko Theatre). Tanya calls her own plays “rites of passage” - Falling Angels, Shoes, Small Waves and Promise to My Mother. Her current work is based on dementia: Inside Out of Mind which she recently directed at Lakeside, Nottingham.  She has appeared on TV favourites Coronation Street, Heartbeat, The Bill, Emmerdale, Silent Witness, Holby City and Casualty. Films include: 24;7, Small Time, Room for Romeo Brass - all directed by Shane Meadows, The Trick by Rob Green, Oranges and Sunshine (Jim Loach), Control (Anton Corbijn) and Soulmate (Axelle Carolyn - new ghost film). Under the pseudonym of Juanita McMahon she's recorded over a hundred audio book bestsellers.

David Scott

Director of Photography. Studied Civil Engineering and Law at University College London and worked as apprentice to an inventor then graduated from the London Film School having specialised in cinematography. Gained industry experience working as AC for cameramen such as Roger Deakins, Oliver Stapleton, Richard Greatrex, Dick Pope, on pop promos, commercials, documentaries and short films. First feature film as DP, Solo Per Amore in 1984 - directed by fellow LFS Alumnus Alessandro di Robilant. Has since shot many movies for cinema and TV, as well as commercials, short films and documentaries. Awards won by films include Prix Europa 1991; Emmy 1993, 1995; Berlin-Blue Angel 1994; Chicago-Silver Hugo 1998.

Douglas Finch

Douglas is a Canadian composer and pianist. After studies in Canada and at Juilliard in New York, he won a Silver Medal at the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition in Brussels. As well as performing extensively, he began in his 20’s to devote more time to composition as well as improvisation, for which he has become particularly acclaimed. After settling in London in 1993 he co-founded The Continuum Ensemble with conductor Philip Headlam, premiering over 40 new works and recording for Avie and NMC. As a composer, he has written works for piano, chamber ensemble, orchestra, theatre and film. Last November, his Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra was premièred by Rivka Golani and the Canadian Sinfonietta at Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto. Back to the Garden is his fourth collaboration with Jon Sanders and Anna Mottram. Douglas is currently Professor of Piano and Composition at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in Greenwich.

James Barrett

James has produced award-winning fiction and documentary films since 2009. He established Deerstalker Films in 2013 with a commitment to challenging audiences with unfamiliar worlds and innovative storytelling. James produced their first feature Blackbird (2013), selected as ‘Best of the Fest’ at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (2013) and nominated for the Michael Powell award. James worked with celebrated director Jon Sanders on A Change in the Weathe and is currently producing London Recruits, the true story of the young women and men recruited from London to undertake clandestine missions against the South African apartheid regime. Deerstalker Films are producing feature doc Uncle Art about acclaimed programmer Dave Lowe, and Born to Be a Loser, in collaboration with Barry Fantoni. James has worked as a post production supervisor on UK feature film Hard Tide (2016) and is a graduate of the Universities of Sheffield, Witwatersrand and the London Film School.