Formerly an actor, Rémi De Vos has written over a dozen plays, published at Actes Sud-Papiers, and his work has been performed in more than 30 countries. Credits include Having…or not, Broken, Sextett, The Rapture of Adèle, Stewardship, West, My Little Young Girl, Alpenstock, Intimate Conviction and Clutch. He is Associate Author at the Scènes du Jura and at Théâtre du Nord, and his works are regularly showed at the Théâtre du Rond-Point in Paris.

Director Marianne Badrichani has produced and directed French plays in new translations in the UK for the last fifteen years. Productions include Members Only (Cravate Club) with Nicholas Tennant and Robert Bathurst (Trafalgar Studios), 3 Women (Trois Femmes) and The Little Black Book (L’Aide-Memoire) with Paul McGann and Susannah Harker,( both Riverside Studios). Since 2013, she has been Artist in Residence at the French Institute. Trained with Katie Mitchell at the National Theatre Studio and at the Central School of Speech and Drama, Marianne has developed a new scheme of work with her company, creating site-specific and immersive performances in unusual venues: Caprice, Blue Beard (as part of Paris Calling), and three commissions by In TRANSIT Festival (RBKC):  La Peau de Chagrin (Orangery in Holland Park), Juke Box Theatre/A Show in a Shop Window and Square Bubble (National Theatre ‘Watch This Space’ programme).

Edith Vernes is a French actress based in London who made her debut with Patrice Chéreau in Hamlet. She then worked with various other directors playing different leading roles (Andromaque, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Des Yeux de Soie, Salomé, Isadora, Le Bug…) and collaborating with French contemporary playwrights (Les Directeurs by Daniel Besse). Alongside her work as a performer, she has created a training studio in Paris, and is pursuing her career as a drama teacher in London with her company ‘So French Production’. Last year, her play Discours sur le bonheur by Emilie du Châtelet opened the theatre season En Scène! at the French Institute.

As an actor Chris Campbell has worked at theatres including The National, The Royal Court, The Traverse, The West Yorkshire Playhouse, The Birmingham Rep, The Gate and English Touring Theatre. He most recently appeared alongside Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady. He has translated plays by Philippe Minyana, David Lescot, Rémi De Vos, Adeline Picault, Magali Mougel, Lancelot Hamelin, Frédéric Blanchette, Catherine-Anne Toupin and Fabrice Roger-Lacan. Chris was Deputy Literary Manager of the National Theatre for six years and is currently Literary Manager of the Royal Court. In 2014 Chris was appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.