Alice Josephs is a playwright and journalist. Her first play Briefcase Encounter - A Financial Fantasy reached the second round of the Verity Bargate Award in 2007, while BBC Today and Newsnight reporter Angus Stickler described her second play,melodrama For The Public Good, as “very powerful”. After forming RealDeal Theatre she produced and wrote her third play, Swimming Naked – A Farce For Our Financial Times. This was the London Paper's 'attraction of the day' and also received coverage in City AM and the Evening Standard. Alice conceived and organizes the hugely popular Sitcom Saturday, new writing open-submission, script-in-hand performances of six 15-minute sitcoms which she has produced since 2008.
Jeanne Golding trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. Her acting career began some years before that in repertory where she took leading roles in Shakespeare, Noel Coward and musical theatre including Maria in West Side Story, Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Eliza in My Fair Lady. Her TV work includes Lady Lynn in the BBC’s Jane Eyre (director Susanna White). Wide-ranging theatre experience includes Bill Maxted’s Adventure (director Alan Meadows), Old World (director Christopher Morahan), Othello (director Tom Rutherford), West Side Story (director Robert Cameron), Peter Pan (director Michael Armstrong) and Measure for Measure (director Andy Corelli). In addition to acting, Jeanne works in education tutoring dyslexic students. Alongside Alice, Jeanne is also a script reader for RealDeal Theatre.