The Ockendon VVitch

by Richard Margrave




Agnes Byllinge       Jennifer Aries

Judith Foster          Libby Rodliffe

Humphrey Frith      Dickon Farmar

Roger Nowell JP    Christopher Sherwood


Performer                Lauren Joyanne Morris

Creative Team

Writer                       Richard Margrave

Director                    Christopher Sherwood

Film editor                Christopher Sherwood

Producer                  Christopher Sherwood

Executive Producer  Richard Margrave


Special thanks to:

Shirley Clark

Anita Read

Susie Pottinger

Alastair Whatley

Essex County Record Office

East London & Essex Play Writing Group

Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch


Supported by Stronger Together Arts, Culture and Heritage Fund, Thurrock CVS.

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   Agnes Byllinge


Jennifer has been working professionally for 15 years, represented by BWH and credits include:
TV: Breeders (SKY ATLANTIC), The Tunnel (SKY ATLANTIC), Ripper Street (BBC & AMAZON PRIME), Call The Midwife (BBC), Dead Set (C4), Little Miss Jocelyn (BBC2), Cradle To Grave (BBC2), Stand Up To Cancer (C4), Growin’ Pains (AMAZON PRIME), Top Coppers (BBC)
Film: The Group (In Post Production – Will Higo), Last Letter From Your Lover ( In Post Production - Augustine Frizzell), We Are Monster, (Netflix, Anthony Petrou), Level 4 (C4 Random Acts, Charles Copsey), 1-2-3-4 (Carson Films, Giles Borg)
Theatre: The Witches (Wyndam’s), Flotsam (King’s Head), Free (Southwark Playhouse), Make The Cut (St James’ Theatre). Showreel & more - IG: @jenwrenster



   Roger Nowell JP


Theatre- Different From The Others (The White Bear), Billy Budd (Royal Opera House), For a Life (Shetler Studios, New York - Nominated Best Actor), Little Revolution (Almeida), Where Will We Live? (Southwark Playhouse), The Peregrine (Stockwell Playhouse) Film- Electric Angel (Winner, Best Ensemble Cast, Maverick Movie Awards), Our Little Haven (Winner, Best British Film, London Film Awards. Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Barcelona International Film Festival. Nominated, Best Ensemble Cast, Maverick Movie Awards), Mr. Alan on Saturday (Nominated Best Lead Actor, Madrid International Film Festival) TV- Kamikaze (HBO Nordic - In production),  LIAR 2 (ITV), Tripped (E4), Conspiracy (Channel 5)   @C_A_Sherwood



   Judith Foster

Libby trained with The Second City School of Improv after drama school (RCSSD), and is a member of comedy group The Scribbling Ape. Screen credits include BBC / HBO’s His Dark Materials, BBC’s Call the Midwife, comedy series Bronzed and feature film Boys Don’t Cry (2020). Theatre credits include Skin A Cat by Isley Lynn (The Bunker), Monologue Slam UK (Special Mention, Mercury Theatre Colchester), Make the Cut Monologue Competition (Winner, St. James Theatre).
@libby_rodliffe (instagram) and @libbyrodliffe (twitter)

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   Humphrey Frith

Dickon’s previous credits include About 500 at the Barbican’s Pit Theatre, Adam in Rules for Living, Henry Higgins in Pygmalion, Scullery in Road, Gideon in Table, Royce in The Night Heron, Thomas Cromwell in Wolf Hall both in London and at the Minack Theatre, Bob Caleo in Holding The Man at The Brockley Jack, Ken Harrison in Whose Life is it Anyway?, Krogstad in A Doll's House, Alan in Serial Killers. Film includes: Collared, Metaverse and The Wind Cries. He has also appeared as the lead in the band Autoheart's music video for My Hallelujah.