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Early Doors Productions

Early Doors Productions are an Essex based Production Company, co-founded in the early part of 2010 with the sole aim of producing the best in non-professional theatre. Striving to attempt the un-attempted with the most talented unpaid actors around, they are fiercely Directed by Amy Clayton, and if are not performing something with a movie influence, are pushed even harder with the original writings of Justin Cartledge. Keep checking out 'What's in The Wings' for our future plans.

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Amy Clayton

Amy is the sole Managing Director of EDP and is responsible for the company's legalities, budget and finance, marketing packages and the workings that happen to begin a production. Once running, Amy is the Company's Director, liaison and face of EDP. She is administrative champion for the Production in its entirety including rehearsal schedules, venue bookings, cast mail-shots, lighting, set, programme designs, properties, costume, and of course - the after show party. Amy has no life other than EDP now.

A multi-award winning LAMDA trained Actress, Dancer, Singer, Choreographer and Director. She toured professionally as a vocal and dance entertainer throughout 1999 – 2006 and has now been Managing EDP since its birth in 2010. Her most recent work was at the Edinburgh Fringe with two original productions she directed, whilst starring in one, which received a 4-Star rating from the Edinburgh Herald.

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Justin Cartledge

The creative writing master in both play scripts and music for their original musicals. An occasional director and life-long crutch for Amy Clayton. They are the ultimate force in a team and have no fear of the supposed impossible.

An award-winning versatile Actor and Director comfortable in dramatic, comedic and musical roles, Justin most recently returned from the Edinburgh Fringe with two original productions given 4-Star reviews AND were listed in the ‘Top 20 Must See Shows’. Film Credits: ‘One Way’, ‘Everything Under’, and Lucifer in ‘The Devil and I’. Writing Credits: Wonderland, Frankenstein, Alice, Freakshow, Paperclip and Caillte Lighthouse. Directional Credits: ‘Porcelain’ and ‘The Weir’

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