Nominated twice for a BAFTA award, She plays the character of ‘Funny Cow’. Amongst her many credits is the Academy
Award-winning ‘The Theory of Everything: ‘Silk: ‘The Village: ‘Red Riding’ and ‘Hamlet’ at The Royal Exchange.
Paddy Considine is an English actor, filmmaker, and musician. He has played a number of dark, troubled, and morally or mentally ambiguous characters. He has starred in leading roles in ‘A Room for Romeo Brass’, ‘Dead Man’s Shoes’, ‘Honour’ and ‘The Girl With All The Gifts’. As well as supporting roles in films such as ‘24 Hour Party People’, ‘Hot Fuzz’, ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’, ‘The World’s End’ and ‘Macbeth’.
One of Britain’s top character actors, roles have included the menacing Al Capone in the hugely successful ‘Broadwalk Empire’. The lead in ‘This Is England’, a major part in the ‘Pirates of the Carribean’ franchise and as buffoon Tommy in Guy Richie’s ‘Snatch’. Stephen will be the Funny Cow’s older brother, Mike.
Wrote the script for ‘Funny Cow’ and plays her soulmate Bob in the film. He is fast becoming a sought-after actor with roles in Steven Spielberg’s ‘War Horse’, ‘Red Riding’, ‘Peaky Blinders’ and ‘Line of Duty’ and the co-lead in Paddy Considine’s ‘Journeyman’.
Has featured in many British comedy TV shows including; ‘Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge’, ‘Big Train’, ‘Brass Eye’ and ‘Jam’. In 2013 he stared in his own BBC sketch series ‘It’s Kevin’ and since 2016 the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’.
Critically acclaimed musician/songwriter Richard Hawley is composing an original score for ‘Funny Cow’ and will also appear in the film with Corinne Bailey Rae as a club-singing duo. Richard has worked with Jarvis Cocker, Arctic Monkeys, REM, Jools Holland and Paul Weller. His solo career includes the classic albums ‘Coles Corner’, ‘Late Night Final’ and ‘Lady’s Bridge’.
James Roderick Moir, better known by the stage name Vic Reeves, is an English comedian, artist, actor and television presenter, best known for his double act with Bob Mortimer. He is known for his surreal and non-sequitur sense of humour.
Best known for playing Philomena Cunk in Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe, Diane began doing stand-up in 2005 and gained roles in both theatre and television, including Ken Campbell’s 24 hour Warp Experience and Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights for Channel 4.
English singer-songwriter and frontman for the pop band Dexys Midnight Runners (currently called Dexys), which had several hits in the early 1980s, the most notable being “Geno” and “Come On Eileen”, both of which reached Number One on the U.K. singles charts.
Corinne Bailey Rae
The MOBO, MOJO, Q and Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Corinne Bailey Rae will appear with Richard Hawley as part of the duo ‘Coffee & Cream’ in the film.
Alun made his screen debut in the film Get Carter and has appeared in Patriot Games, Braveheart, The Mummy Returns, Millions, Sleepy Hollow, Van Helsing and Eragon. His TV credit includes New Tricks and Penny Dreadful.
Known as Carol Jackson from the successful BBC serial drama EastEnders, Lindsey went on to star in Out of Hours, Clocking Off, Judge John Deed, Paradise Heights, Manchild, The Stretford Wives, Dalziel and Pascoe, Murder Investigation Team, The Last Detective, Urban Gothic, The Street and in ITV detective series The Level.
The brilliant Hannah Walters is known for This is England and the spin-off series, Whitechapel, No Offence.
John is the biggest stand-up comedian in the UK, with his own TV chat series ‘In Conversation with…’
Christine has appeared in Torchwood, Hope Springs, BBC drama: Land Girls, In the Club and the feature films Hush and Keeping Rosy.