Grungy Reflector

Laugh Out Loud Theatre




Tim Cole 

Director / Producer

Emma Kendrick

Director / Writer

Flic Jones 

Director / Head of Technical

Flic worked in dentistry for twenty years before turning her hand to the arts, however she has always had a love of theatre. Flic worked with a local childrens group producing pantomimes and volunteering at a local theatre before deciding to start working as a full time technician.


Over the last few years she has worked at the Olivier Awards for Supervet, Ne-yo and Burn the Floor. Flic puts her hand to many jobs including scenic painting, costume and stage management.


Flic also works at the Masque Theatre in Kettering and runs By The Way Productions and The North Pole Produtions with her partner Dave Jones, specialising in producing, theme design, lighting design, set and prop design, audio visual design and display design.

Natalie Castka

Director / Social Media and Marketing

Natalie trained at the Arts Institute at Bournemouth, graduating in 2007.

She toured the UK and Ireland extensively for the next 4 years in theatre-in-education, performing shows and workshops ranging from anti-bullying to Shakespeare, and set texts for GCSE students.

After hanging up her touring suitcase, Natalie began teaching drama and singing alongside her performing career, with several of her students going on to study at prestigious performing arts schools across the UK.

She is also a regular scare actor at Halloween, most notably at Thorpe Park Fright Nights and The Howl.

Natalie has recorded several books, academic articles and magazines for the RNIB.

She works closely with several Bedford based theatre companies, and regularly performs in 'StageWrite', an annual new writing festival.

Natalie can also be spotted in several music videos and award winning short films including playing the roles of Alice in 'Alice and Jack' and Nancy in 'A Local Desperado', and Evelyn in 'The Lazarus Path'.

Natalie was a dancer in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and also danced at the FA Cup Final 2016 alongside Tinie Tempah.

Theatre credits include Mrs Kranky in 'George's Marvellous Medicine', Hero in 'Much Ado About Nothing', Leslie in 'Her Big Chance' (UK & USA), Lana in 'Intercourse', Mother in 'The Railway Children', Counsellor in 'Hot Thoughts', Ranger Rita in 'Ranger Rita's Animal Adventure' and Maid Marian in 'Robin Hood'.

Writing and directing credits include adaptations of 'Oliver Twist', 'Peter Pan', 'Cinderella', 'Beauty and the Beast', 'Treasure Island', 'The Wind in the Willows', 'Robin Hood', and 'Holmes', as well as original works including 'The Grey Lady', 'SHE', and 'Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye'.


Emma Kendrick is an actor, writer, director and producer for film and theatre. She has toured the UK in several pantomime productions, completed multiple theatre in education tours and performed a solo show as the rat catcher ‘Jack Black’ in ‘I’m A Victorian, Get Me Out of Here!’ (Grim Times) which toured around Haven Holiday Parks. Emma has also worked as a character actor and scare actor at ‘Chessington World of Adventures’ and ‘The London Bridge Experience’. She has appeared in several short films and feature films as an actor, writer and producer, including ‘Treading the Boards’ and ‘Darkness’ (Broken Pipe Films / Sky TV). Emma has been assistant director for the Centre of Performing Arts at the University of the West of England and has provided drama workshops for primary, secondary and FE years.

Theatre credits include: Jocasta / Alison in ‘The Canterbury Tales’ (CPA), PC Pong in ‘Aladdin’, Fairy Godmother / Dandini in ‘Cinderella’ and Maleficent in ‘Sleeping Beauty’ (Fame Factory Spotlight), Kate Green in ‘Safe House’ (Broken Pipe Theatre), Carol Capstick in ‘Over My Dead Body’ (TADS), Fairy Ring-A-Bell in ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, Jim Hawkins in ‘Treasure Island’, multirole characters in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (Broken Pipe Productions), and Aladdin in ‘Aladdin’ (Laugh Out Loud Theatre), Owl, Spider and Bat in "Ranger Ricks' Animal Adventures" and "Ranger Ricks' Animal Amble"  (Laugh Out Loud Theatre) for Nene Valley Wetlands and Rushden Lakes.

Emma also performs in Murder Mysteries across the UK (Laugh Out Loud Theatre and Organise Events).

Film credits include: ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ (Disney), ‘Paddington 2’ (Heyday Films and Studio Canal), ‘The Legend of the 5ive’ (Retribution Films), and ‘Dead Love’ (Zombee Video).

Writing credits include: ‘Little red Riding Hood’, ‘Treasure Island’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Aladdin’, ‘Ranger Rick’s Animal Adventure’, ‘Ranger Rick’s Animal Amble’, ‘Til Death Do Us Part’, and ‘One Way Ticket’.

Tim Cole has been working as a professional performer for over 20 years and has been a member of Equity since 1998. For a number of years Tim worked for Northampton College as a Theatre Technician, Demonstrator and Drama Lecturer for the Supported Learning Team. He has also worked as an actor/facilitator for Wing Training which involved roleplaying and providing support for the long-term un-employed in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. Also, as an actor/ role player for Roy Leighton Partnerships helping young people in school to manage their time successfully to achieve good grades. Tim works voluntarily with Masque Youth Theatre in Northampton as co-director with James Gillam from Fabula Arts.​ 

Theatre credits include: Billy Dean in 'Killed' (Royal Theatre, Northampton), Kev in 'STAND' (Ed Fringe), Scarecrow in 'The Wizard of Oz' (The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough), Apathy Man in 'Earth in your Pocket' (New Perspectives Theatre Company, Nottingham), Tony Lumpkin in 'She Stoops to Conquer' (AlterEgo Theatre Company), Hindley Earnshaw In 'Wuthering Heights' (Lookingglass Theatre Company),  Graham in 'Talking Heads' (Peppers’ Ghost Theatre Company, Milton Keynes), Billy in 'Little Red Riding Hood', Bucket in 'Treasure Island', multirole characters in 'Beauty and the Beast' (Broken Pipe Productions), Otter and Heron in "Ranger Ricks' Animal Adventures" and "Ranger Ricks' Animal Amble"  (Laugh Out Loud Theatre) for Nene Valley Wetlands and Rushden Lakes. Tim also performs in Murder Mysteries across the UK (Laugh Out Loud Theatre).

Television credits include: 'Dalziel and Pascoe' (BBC) and '30 Minute Report' (ITV).

Film credits include: 'Friends and Crocodiles' by Stephen Poliakoff (BBC Films).

Voice over work includes: BMW staff training UK, The Open University (Milton Keynes) and Shiney Film Productions (Valencia).


"Children really enjoyed the singing and the parts where they could join in! They loved the police lady running around“