"The Silence After Life" cover

Feature film released 2020 on Blink in the Endless

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The IMDB page for The Silence After Life a day before the films release

SALLY MORTEMORE (Katherine Amesbury)

Sally is perhaps best known for her role as Madame Pince in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" and also appeared in "Game of Thrones" and "White Heat" for BBC Two. She was winner of the Special Award for Best Performance as Susan in 'A Cake for Mabel' at the Thurrock International Film Festival September 2014. She was also nominated for a 2014 Off West End Theatre Award (Best Female) for her portrayal of Helen in 'Women of Twilight' at The Pleasance Theatre in London.

Other notable stage credits include Eunice Murray in "The Marilyn Conspiracy" at the Edinburgh Festival 2018 (transferring to the London West End in 2020 if COVID-19 allows), Gertrude in "Hamlet" for Red Shift Theatre as well as Countess Groan in "Gormenghast" for David Glass Ensemble, Jarman Garden at Riverside Studios plus work with the English Shakespeare Company.

Recent film and TV credits include Elizabeth Device in "Witch Hunt: A Century of Murder" (2015, Channel 5), Portia Carrick in "Doctors" (2019, BBC), Mabel in "Angels in the Asylum" (2019) Mrs. Roberts in "Soldier of War" (currently on release in the US) and Kat Ashley in "Elizabeth I" (Channel 5) which was nominated for a National TV Award 2018 Best Drama.

Sally graduated from the Arts Educational Schools in 1981 winning the prestigious Style in Acting award. She is an associate artist of the feminist theatre company Scary Little Girls and has a Masters degree in Voice Studies from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama / University of London.

EMMA SPEARING (Claire Renshaw)

Emma’s film credits include playing the lead in "Red Call" which won Best Feature Film at The Wales International film Festival 2018. She has performed in London and British regional theatres and toured the one-woman show "Lady Connie and the Suffragettes" around the UK in Spring 2016.

She is currently writing her first solo show which has received UK Arts Council Funding for development and is working with a number of well- established theatre makers to explore the subject: Jamie Wood, Josie Dale- Jones, Marcin Rudy and Hannah-Jane Walker.

Emma has a Master of Arts degree in Acting from the E15 Acting School (Distinction).

LUCY ALFRED (Marianne Blake)

Lucy makes her film acting debut with "The Silence After Life" and its short film precursors "Poultice" and "The Land Artist". Previously she had performed in a number of amateur theatre productions in the UK.


David has acted with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Young Vic, Riverside Studios, Aarhus Theatre (Denmark), Playhouse Theatre (New York) and Steppenwolf (Chicago) as well as most of the major touring houses in the UK.

David is a graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Drama.

Sunday 17 January 2021

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