Pauline Carville (PGDipRAM & BARCS) trained and graduated as a Singer/Singing Teacher from the very prestigious Royal Academy of Music under the mentorship of the renouned Mary Hammond.
She also trained as an Actor at the Royal Conservatoire Scotland. Pauline worked as an Actor/Singer since graduating and has a very successful C.V. having worked with high calibre Directors and Musical Directors including The Royal National Theatre's Trevor Nunn, West Ends Matthew Ryan & David White.
Her credits included the Oliver Award Winning Production of "Honk the Ugly Duckling" Sweeny Todd and Titanic, Shakespeares "Merchant of
Venice" & " The Comedy of Errors, numerous West End concerts and Off Broadway Concerts in NYC.
Pauline also taught Singing & Acting at Redroofs Theatre School, London where she trained up and coming performers including BBC's Danielle Harmer numerous children from The Harry Potter Movies and West End Musicals.
She has been working as a Singing/Performance Specialist for over 15 Years now and continues to develop through personal continual training.
Pauline has trained and mentored many students who have gone on to work in the Music Industry and/or continued their training at Singing & Drama Schools in London including The Royal Academy of Music, Italia Conti Academy, Arts Educational and Mountview where students train in Singing, Musical Theatre or Acting. With regards to Drama school auditions students of Pauline have 100% success rate in gaining places on accredited courses. She works with Professional Singers here in Northern Ireland, Dublin and London.
Pauline has also starred in the movie Post Mortem with Charlie Sheen and has written and appeared in her one woman show - Am I Mad Or What
Olivia Nash began her professional life as an impressionable but very willing member of James Young’s company, based in the Group Theatre during the sixties. She appeared in the farces, ‘Up the Long Ladder’ in 1967 and ‘The Cat and the Fiddle’ 1970.
In 1990 she appeared on TV in the controversial Ulster set political drama, ‘Shoot To Kill’. In 1995 her now much loved characterization of Ma first saw the light of day, in director Stephen Butcher’s television comedy ‘Two Ceasefires and a Wedding’ and in 1998, in the
first series of the long running ‘Give My Head Peace’, she made the role her own.
Her performance probably brought about her film debut, when she was again cast as the matriarchal figure, called Ma, in director Dudie Appleton’s comedy ‘The Most Fertile Man in Ireland’ 1999. She has worked steadily on a number of Irish film productions since 2000, most
notably as Maudie O’Toole in the 2002 adaptation of Spike Milligan’s ‘Puckoon’ and in a return to mainstream theatre in 2006, appeared in the Dan Gordon directed ‘Da’ at the Millennium Forum in Derry and then
on the subsequent tour.
In 2007 she appeared in Richard Attenborough’s romantic drama ‘Closing the Ring’ 2007 and in 2008 appeared in Eric Styles’ romantic comedy ”Miss Conception’. Following several years off-screen, she returned in 2013 and was seen peripherally in an episode of the comedy series ‘Blandings’, starring Timothy Spall and Dawn French and in writer/director Nathan Todd’s, Irish produced crime drama ‘A Belfast
Olivia's other work includes theatre tours of Give My Peace, a tour of Eve Ensler's Vagina Monologues and various Panto appearances.
Olivia has also raised £189,000 for The Children’s Hospice with the help of her ‘Mrs Walker’ character. She was awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for her services to drama and charity in Northern Ireland in the 2006 Queen's New Years' Honours List.
Nicole Faraday is an award winning television, film and theatre actress best known for her portrayal of Snowball Merriman, the glamorous murderess in two series of ITV's smash-hit television series BAD GIRLS, also recently rescreened on CBS. She is also familiar as former series regular Dr Heather Lincoln in BBC's CASUALTY, and most recently as man-eater Veronica in ITV's EMMERDALE.
She played the lead female role Kim Brookes alongside Vinnie Jones in new UK Feature KILL KANE, released end of January 2016.
The feature film TOP DOG, which won Best Picture and several acting awards at the British International Film Festival 2014 in which she played the role of Dawn was screened at Cannes, several UK cinemas and is currently available on SKY movies Premiere.
Previous television credits include DOCTORS, KINGDOM, THE BILL, BAD GIRLS-MOST WANTED, TIME GENTLEMEN PLEASE, 'ORRIBLE, AGONY, SURREALISM, CATHEDRAL, the role of Jerry Hall in THE MICK JAGGER STORY and Amanda Slaughter in cult internet drama PANTRY MANOR. Films include the feature BAD GIRLS THE MUSICAL (leading role of Shell Dockley),THE NEIGHBOURS (with Lynn Lowry, release due 2016) THE LOCKE INN, 8ISH, CHAIR TO RENT, JACQUELINE ESS, MISUNDASTOOD, GRANDMA'S FUNERAL, UNTOLD STORIES, TRIZONERS, THE EMPTY MIRROR, LAST TANGO IN CROYDON and A FINE WINE.
Nicole has appeared as a guest on several primetime TV shows -including GMTV, 5 LIVE!, THIS MORNING, LOOSE LIPS, NIGHTFEVER, SMTV, THE TERRY AND GABY SHOW and as a discussion panellist on ITV's LOOSE WOMEN.
Nicole trained in musical theatre at the Guildford School of Acting and she regularly performs her acclaimed cabaret with live band in prestigious venues such as Pizza Express Live at the Pheasantry, Battersea Barge, Southill Park, Worthing Ballroom, Proud Cabaret, Lauderdale House and has sung with Frank Renton's 22 piece orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall several years running for the TV Times "CAROLS WITH THE STARS" in aid of Leukaemia Research.
Other theatre work includes Avalyn in the award winning MYSTERIOUS SKIN, Blanche Dubois in A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE and Dr Harri Jekyll in JEKYLL AND HYDE, Madame in THE MAIDS, THE PRO's, THE CONS AND A SCREW at Derby Playhouse, AN AUDIENCE WITH THE MAFIA at the Apollo, NOT QUITE 'IT' at the Soho Theatre, BRIGHT at the Royal Court, HOGARTH at the Bridewell, THE LENNY BEIGE SHOW, NEWSREVUE, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST,SLEEPING BEAUTY at the Theatre Royal Norwich, Marilyn in MARILYN THE MUSICAL at Greenwich, WEST END GIRLS at the Jersey Opera House, and the BKL tour of THANKYOU FOR THE MUSIC as Agnetha.2014 marked Nicole's third UK tour as Eva Cassidy in the number one touring production OVER THE RAINBOW, performing to standing ovations throughout the UK and Ireland.
Nicole originated the role of Shell Dockley in BAD GIRLS-THE MUSICAL with a successful run at the West Yorkshire Playhouse and subsequently Garrick theatre for which she won the award for Best Supporting Performance at the prestigious TMA awards 2006, and was a nominee for best supporting actress at the WOS Theatregoers Choice Awards 2007/8. She performed at the awards at the Lyric Theatre and features on the original West End cast album and DVD of BAD GIRLS-THE MUSICAL.