OTHER CAST MEMBERS
The Breakspear Inc. Band
Andy Green is an experienced music producer, arranger and keyboard player with a wide variety of projects for music for film and television to his name. Andy runs Cornerhouse Productions near Manchester with his wife Wendy. (Professor) Andy Green besides playing the part of groovy kitchen keyboard angel he is better known as the musical maestro behind Jerusalem Or Bust's stonking soundscape.
Described as “one the finest musos in Christendom” by Cross Rhythms, Woodman is an accomplished guitarist, singer songwriter, worship leader based in Manchester and has worked with a diverse array of artists, including the World Wide Message, Doug Walker and Lonesome.
Trained in a UK theological college and became a media director of a Christian TV and radio company in India. Prem is a talented vocalist and percussionist and is now pastor at Champness Hall Fellowship in Rochdale. He released the album 'Slaakiyam' to great aclaim in 2008. It's time for another Prem!
Elaine Hanley – The Voice
Elaine is an internationally renowned Gospel singer and music producer. Elaine first worked with Breakspear on the album Fishing in the Deep (1997) later on down the line she put in a fabulous lead vocal on Prodi-girl which featured on the album In Pursuit of Tal (2004). Hanley now leads a community initiative called Out of the Box Music Arts, in California which provides opportunities for people from varied backgrounds to make music.
Shoshana Philips – Bride
South African born Shoshana appeared as a young girl in Breakspear’s debut film Valerie’s Orchard (2006) and is daughter to well-known artist and sculpture Baruch Maayan. Shoshy plays the part of a Bride-to-be, encouraging us through her enchanting vocals – she gives lift to tired feet that still want to fly.
Baruch Maayan – Blindfolded Artist
Baruch Maayan developed a love for fine art at a young age when he drew his friends and teachers in the classroom, since then he has carved out a distinguished career, crafting bronze sculptures and paintings illustrating scenes from the Bible. View his work exhibited at the Hotel Gilgal in Tel Aviv.
Arthur du Mosch – Desert Sojourner
Born in the Netherlands, Arthur Du Mosch travelled to Israel to study agriculture. He worked at the Jabon Blaustein Institute of Desert Research in Sde Boqer where he now resides with his family. Du Mosch is a licenced tour guide and takes visitors into the wilderness of the Negev Desert… oh, and he once caught a leopard in his bedroom with his bare-hands.
Andy Raine – Man in the field
Andy Raine lives on the Holy isle of Lindisfarne in Northumberland and is a founding member of the Northumbria Community Andy is a creative firebrand – amongst his may gifts as a poet and writer he leads expressive dance workshops and rites of passage encounters, he is co-editor of the ambrosial Celtic Daily Prayer book, as well as a lover of coffee and Guinness.
Martin Neil – Drum Master
Martin is a founder of Voices from the Nations, a charity organisation for musicians and artists to use their talents to bring hope and reconciliation in places of conflict. Donations to the VFTN charity help transform communities, house children, dig water wells and supply medicines. It was a real privilege to have Martin share his percussive talents with our little gang of bashers, the fruits of this hotspot can be heard on the soundtrack DMZ.
Gary Bayer – Interviewer
Born in Los Angeles, USA, Gary founded the Place of Stories in the Galilee, with his wife Cindy in 2007 – a home for creative writers to work and gain inspiration. The Breakspear crew took advantage of their hospitality on a couple of occasions. As an actor, he appeared in hit TV shows such as Dallas, Cagney & Lacey, Knots Landing and Life With Bonnie. Gary sadly passed away in early 2017.
Sam Rees - Trombonist
Sam, nephew of director Nick, is a young, up and coming actor from the North of England. He recently securied a key role in the short film 'The Silent Child' and 'Regina Vs Turing & Murray'. With great aclaim 'Watch Out World'.
Kelvin Campbell - Bass Player
Kelvin runs a youth initiative in Manchester, England, where he guides local kids off the streets to flourish in the creative arts, recording and performing music. Kelvin just happens to drive his sister, Elaine Hanley, to our 'Kitchen Scene' shoot and ended up part of our merry band!